Associate Director, Global Medical Affairs - Oncology Publications in Basking Ridge, NJ at DSI

Date Posted: 10/16/2020

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Join a Legacy of Innovation 110 Years and Counting!

Daiichi Sankyo Group is dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical therapies to improve standards of care and address diversified, unmet medical needs of people globally by leveraging our world-class science and technology. With more than 100 years of scientific expertise and a presence in more than 20 countries, Daiichi Sankyo and its 15,000 employees around the world draw upon a rich legacy of innovation and a robust pipeline of promising new medicines to help people. In addition to a strong portfolio of medicines for cardiovascular diseases, under the Group’s 2025 Vision to become a “Global Pharma Innovator with Competitive Advantage in Oncology,” Daiichi Sankyo is primarily focused on providing novel therapies in oncology, as well as other research areas centered around rare diseases and immune disorders.

Job Summary:
Associate Director, Global Medical Affairs Oncology Publications works with GMA Oncology Publications Lead, to independently develop publication plans, drive the execution of publication projects, and support other GMA Oncology activities as needed for their assigned product.

Collaborate with alliance partners, Global and Regional Medical Affairs and various cross functional teams to develop publication plans of assigned GMA Oncology product
  • Leads the planning, execution and delivery of publication projects to ensure high quality and timely delivery of scientific publications
  • Manage publication activities in Datavision publication management software, including internal and external review and collection of authorship agreements, financial disclosures and author approvals
  • Ensure documentation of compliance with authorship and publication guidelines as stipulated by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and Good Publication Practice for Communicating Company-Sponsored Medical Research (GPP)
  • Work with and oversee publication vendors to ensure deliverables are of high quality, delivered in a timely manner, and in budget.
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders, including authors, researchers, investigators, GMA Therapy Area leads, R&D clinical leads, biostatistics and Joint Publications Team members on publication activities
  • Lead study publication committee discussions, including monthly, quarterly and yearly publication update meetings as needed
    • Manage timelines of publication output
    • Facilitate Publication discussions
    • Liaise with internal & external authors, academic research organizations, and study investigators
    • Manage vendor budget and activities
    • Oversee the quality and timeline of vendor work
    • Collaborate with study clinical or medical lead and biostats to ensure availability of necessary data
    • Coordinate author review/approval & internal review approval
    • Abstract/manuscript submission with vendor support
    • Facilitate response to journal reviewer comments/requests
    • Publication tracking and announcement, in coordination with Medical Information & Education
  • Support global medical communication plan development by collaborating with GMA team
  • Support other global data dissemination activities as needed
  • Support GMA Oncology Publications Lead by assisting with key meetings, acts as delegate
Align with the GMA Oncology Publications Lead and respective team members to ensure robust publication plans for the Therapeutic Area and respective products.

Lead and facilitate Joint Publication Team discussions as needed. Coordinate author review/approval and internal review approval of manuscripts, abstracts, poster presentations, and oral presentations related to the brand(s).

Manage vendor budget and activities and oversee the quality and timeline of vendor work

Manage Publication tracking and announcement, in coordination with Global Medical Affairs Team (GMAT) Lead and Medical Information & Education function

Contribute to development of publication plan budget. Collaborate with GMAT Lead on tracking and management of budget.

Qualifications: Successful candidates will be able to meet the qualifications below with or without a reasonable accommodation.

  • PharmD, or PhD in Health Sciences preferred; Bachelor’s Degree or Advanced Degree in Health Sciences may be considered based on years of experience/qualifications
  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years of pharmaceutical industry, clinical, and/or academic experience for PharmD, or PhD; Minimum of 5 years of pharmaceutical industry experience or 7 years with publication/communication agency for MS degree in health sciences. Proven track record of working successfully with cross-functional teams to achieve goals. Experience with publication planning is required. Experience with clinical trials and international work experience are preferred.
Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.