AstraZeneca Country Director SSA Jobs in South Africa

AstraZeneca Country Director SSA Jobs in South Africa

AstraZeneca is an exciting global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical company. We’re inspired by what science can do. Driven by the desire to meet unmet patient needs in our core therapeutic areas. Bold in our thinking. Proactive in pursuing discoveries beyond imagination. At sites across the world, we bring teams together in a spirit of collaboration to turn great ideas into life-changing medicines – strengthening our product portfolio and harnessing the potential of a pipeline across all stages of the drug development process.

You’ll be part of a team that’s rolling back the frontiers of science to turn yesterday’s impossible into the normal of tomorrow. So, if you share our focus and passion, join us and make a difference to patients – and in return, we’ll help you develop way beyond what you thought possible.


  • Transformation and executional excellence of channel management (distribution, HCP prescription and retail).
  • Develop a robust demand generation workforce across sales leadership and representatives with clear ownership on in-market targets and deliverables thereof.
  • Develops and delivers business plans and performance targets based on trends analysis
    Identify, evaluate and deliver on
    growth opportunities within the cluster.
  • Provides coaching and leadership to the commercial organisation to create an inclusive performance culture.
  • Monitors and achieves targeted objectives for market performance, efficiency and financial performance
  • Closely managing sales teams
    Monitors all commercial activities and performance such as long-range planning, pricing, promotions, etc.
  • Develops and manages distributor strategies/partnerships while driving demand generation to deliver sustainable business performance
  • Ensures compliance with all local regulations


  • Prior experience in dealing with different type of distributor / frontier markets and managing complex alliances
  • Market access experience and ability to manager AZ’s reputation with external stakeholders (KEE’s, Governments etc)
  • Strong hands on Sales & Marketing Region-specific experience
  • Demonstrated success in managing teams and transformations across cross-cultural boundaries
  • Clear track record of channel management including distributor and demand generation excellence
  • Detailed understanding of compliance frameworks in frontier markets
  • A minimum of 5 years senior leadership experience in a commercial, matrix and international environment.
  • Building effective relationships with stakeholders
  • Post graduate bachelor’s degree

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 10th October 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; AstraZeneca Country Director SSA Jobs in South Africa

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