Associate Director, Trial Feasibility and Site Identification in Basking Ridge, NJ at DSI

Date Posted: 2/12/2021

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Job Description

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:

The Associate Director, Trial Feasibility and Site Identification will be responsible for contributing towards the development, deployment and advancement of clinical trial analytic solutions to drive enterprise level decision-making and improve clinical trial execution and management to optimize eligible patient mapping, country & site identification, and recruitment projections. The Associate Director will help oversee performance metrics at the site, study, program and portfolio levels and work with other functions to strategically expand the DS pool of sites and investigators. The Associate Director, Trial Feasibility and Site Identification will collaborate with DS CRO partners to better align on study projections and metrics to ensure successful study planning.

Exciting time to join a brand new function within Global Clinical Operations & Planning. You will have the opportunity to shape the development of the group and setup tools and processes.


Lead development of patient mapping, country and site recruitment projections and patient enrollment projections. Enhance investigator selection process based on quality assessment (query rate, protocol deviations, inspection results). Measure regional potential to support recruitment planning. The Associate Director will also support actively contribute to the identification of operational efficiencies.

In partnership with internal DS stakeholders, synthesize, interpret and integrate data and information to provide clear recommendations and strengthen data-driven decision making by the study/program level teams.

Align with CRO partners to ensure robust enrollment projections. Provide data on startup timelines, past recruitment rates and performance based on agreed upon KPIs.

Create and maintain portfolio level dashboards to track activation and enrollment trends. Develop study metrics to assess performance and develop a portfolio level dashboard to provide visibility on study/program level progress.

Will utilize analytics and capabilities to answer key business questions by generating business insights, analyzing trends, identifying root causes and providing actionable recommendations.

Expand the current pool of investigators. Utilization of epidemiology data to develop heat maps to identify eligible patients, clinical sites and investigators.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree – 7 years relevant experience is required
  • Master's Degree - 5 years relevant experience is required
  • PharmD - 3 years relevant experience is required
  • PhD - 3 years relevant experience is required
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.