Job ref no.: CT3127825-01#9576

Medical Advisor/ Senior Medical Advisor (Metabolism and Crestor)


Do you have expertise in, and passion for providing medical and scientific support? Would you like to apply your expertise to impact the lives of patients in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be the one for you!


AstraZeneca is a global, science-led, patient-focused biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious diseases. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies. We are on a journey to bring life-saving medicines to patients. Our role in contributing to decreasing mortality rates globally is clear – shaping the future by spotting a scientifically-led commercial opportunity and acting now to operationalise and scale it.



Welcome to Hong Kong, one of over 400 sites here at AstraZeneca, providing a collaborative environment where everyone feels comfortable and able to be themselves is at the core of AstraZeneca’s priorities, it’s important to us that you bring your full self to work every day. To help you maintain your best self, here’s a sneak peek into some of the things this site provides for you

  • Flexible Medical Benefit for you to better take care of well-being of yourself and your family
  • Bright and vibrant work environment
  • Top up employer MPF contribution


We’re bringing transformative drugs to those that need them the most by combining continuous new launches with unique solutions across the whole patient journey. It’s how we are able to truly make a difference to the quality of lives and answer huge unmet patient needs.

In our ever-evolving and complex markets, it takes entrepreneurial thinking to stay at the forefront. Fusing our diverse minds with local ownership we’re powered with everything we need to shape a new future for AstraZeneca, our markets and our patients.

United by our local sense of belonging, there’s never been a better time to a join a progressing team. Countless opportunities to learn from the best global talent, this is a place for those who want to be challenged and empowered to do the things they never thought possible.


What you’ll do

As a Medical Advisor/ Senior Medical Advisor under our Medical Team, you will responsible for providing medical and scientific support for Metabolism and Crestor.

Your job responsibilities will be, but not limited to:

  • Build, enhance and maintain the engagement with scientific leaders, principally key external experts
  • Develop or initiate strategic scientific programs – through scientific meetings, clinical studies and publications – to address or explore unmet medical needs in a specific therapeutic area
  • Provide and discuss scientific information and data regarding new launched products to healthcare professionals to ensure quality and accuracy of key medical and scientific information on new treatment options by face to face visits
  • Provide proactive, updated and effective medical input to internal stakeholders during the pre-launch, peri-launch and post-launch phase of a brand as part of its life cycle management
  • Ensure overall adherence to internal and external processes and regulations


Essential for the role

  • University graduate in science or related discipline
  • Competent in Adverse Drug Reaction reporting in compliance with local regulations
  • Possess a high ethical standard and knowledge of the HKAPI Code of Practices
  • Knowledge of good clinical practice
  • Sound computer skills on Microsoft Office
  • Excellent in both written and spoken English and Chinese, conversable Mandarin is an advantage
  • Excellent analytical, organization and communication skills

Desirable for the role

  • Minimum 1 year experience in medical affairs/pharmaceutical industry
  • Possess PhD/MD/PharmD, or master degree in related discipline; Hong Kong Registered Pharmacist License
  • Sound computer skills on Microsoft Office
  • Depending on candidate experience, this position may be filled at the following levels: Medical Advisor/ Senior Medical Advisor


Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration, and always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development. We’re on an exciting journey to pioneer the future of healthcare.

So, what’s next?

  • Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you.
  • Are you ready to bring new ideas and fresh thinking to the table? Brilliant! We have one seat available and we hope it’s yours.
  • We welcome your application, no later than 6th May 2021


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Job ref no. CT3127825-01#9576
Job Function
Employment Term
  • Full-time
  • 1 year - 6 years
Career Level
  • Entry level
  • Degree
  • Master's degree