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Director, Head of the Office of Grants and Education (OG&E) in Bernards, NJ at DSI

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

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Job Description

Join a Legacy of Innovation 110 Years and Counting!

With over 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 hypertension and thrombotic disorders, under the Group’s 2025 Vision to become a “Global Pharma Innovator with a Competitive Advantage in Oncology,” Daiichi Sankyo research and development is primarily focused on bringing forth novel therapies in oncology, including immuno-oncology, with additional focus on new horizon areas, such as pain management, neurodegenerative diseases, heart and kidney diseases, and other rare diseases.

Job Summary:

The Director, Head of the Office of Grants and Education is responsible for all oversight and management of the OGE, including: strategic planning with internal stakeholders, budget management, operations, administration, compliance, reporting and development and enhancement of the OG&E. The Director of OG&E is accountable for ensuring that all activities within and in connection with the OG&E are handled appropriately and compliantly. This position will serve as the medical education and adult learning expert within Medical Affairs, and is the Company liaison for independent medical education with medical societies, medical education vendors/agencies/providers and other organizations/companies within the medical education industry.

Responsibilities:
  • Strategic planning and collaboration with internal stakeholders in therapeutic areas
  • Day to day management and administration of the OG&E (e.g., timely, compliant intake, review, processing and follow up on independent medical education grants, all interactions with internal stakeholders and external agencies).
  • Development and provision of activity reports

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

Education/Experience:
  • Qualified candidates must have a MS degree from an accredited college or university; PharmD or PhD preferred
  • 10+ years of relevant experience; at least 7 years in the Independent Medical Education industry (at least 5 years in oncology strongly preferred)
  • Proven expertise in medical education and field of adult learning
  • Scientific expertise in oncology
  • Deep understanding of external educational needs in oncology
  • Comprehensive understanding of all relevant laws, regulations and standards pertaining to medical education and grants and demonstrated ability to interpret and comply/apply (e.g., FDA requirements, PhRMA Code, AMA, ACCME and other accrediting bodies, OIG guidelines, Open Payments)
  • Customer Focus
  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively with external partners and internal colleagues across functions/divisions (US, Global, DSPD, Legal Affairs, Compliance etc…)
  • Self-motivated with proven ability to work independently with little direction
  • Strong leadership skills, including ability to lead cross-functional team collaboration towards achieving objectives
  • Proven strategic planning and program/project management skills
  • Strong budget management & phasing skills
  • Strong communication (verbal and in written form) and presentation skills
  • Solid experience in strategic planning
  • Innovative and adept at thinking expansively
  • Managing competing demands and multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience in oversight of data systems requirements in order to meet the evolving needs of the grants process
Ability to travel up to 10%

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.