Bengaluru: AstraZeneca India’s Global Medicines Development group is building up its hub in Bengaluru and recruiting physicians, scientists and regulatory experts as part of plans to support global management of established medicines for its growing portfolio which cover treatments across a range of therapy areas, including oncology, respiratory and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.
AstraZeneca currently employs around 30 experienced physicians and scientists in Bangalore who are engaged in pharmacovigilance activities which support the monitoring of its medicines on the market around the world, and ensure continued safe use for patients. The intent is to expand that team, and to also add regulatory roles and other physician roles to support global management of established medicines. New offices are being set up for the expanding team in Bangalore.
Recruitment is now underway and AstraZeneca is working with experienced recruitment partners to support the search for individuals with the right competence and in the ambition of completing recruitment by end 2018. The types of roles include Regulatory Professionals, Regulatory Project Managers and Leaders and Physicians.
This latest expansion forms part of a broader plan in the Global Medicines Development (GMD) group to transform exciting new science and the company’s rich pipeline into more life-changing medicines for patients.