Sr. Director, Global Medical Affairs Oncology in Basking Ridge, NJ at DSI

Date Posted: 5/12/2020

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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:
Medical Affairs leader for assigned compound under the supervision and leadership of the Global Medical Affairs (GMA) Franchise Head. Develops the GMA strategy as part of the Global Brand Plan and leads the execution of the activities in the GMA plan including Launch Readiness and Life Cycle Management. May have direct reports.

Responsible for the development of the Global Medical Affairs strategy for the assigned compound and leads execution of the Global Medical Affairs plan including activities related to evidence generation, and scientific engagement and communication, Launch Readiness activities and life cycle management from a medical perspective.

Lead or co-leads GMAT, to gain strategic and planning alignment across regions and core GMA functions. Represents medical affairs function as a member of the Publications Planning, Clinical, and Safety sub-teams. Serves as a member of the Global Brand Team and Global Product Team to inform commercial, market access, and other cross-functional discussions.

Provides medical leadership to GMA clinical operations teams as part of evidence generation forums (including RWE) and study teams for Local/Regional Medical Affairs company sponsored study concepts as needed. Provides medical review of expanded access programs and investigator-initiated studies (IIS), as part of a Global IIS Review Committee, for assigned compound.

Collaborates across functions to develop, review, and align on key scientific communications (such as press releases or promotional educational slide decks) and medical information response documents within legal and compliance regulations. Provides medical support for scientific symposium and medical congresses within legal and compliance regulations. Leads internal stakeholder medical education activities including communication of emerging data (internal or competitive) e g. congress debriefs.

Provides medical leadership in scientific engagement activities with key external stakeholders such as advisory boards, investigator interactions, congress activities, peer to peer discussions with key thought leaders.

Provides input into publication strategy, data gap analysis, and tactical planning as part of the overall GMA plan. Reviews and approves abstracts, manuscripts, and other data disclosure documents.

Manage budgets and resources efficiently for GMA supported activities within the GMA plan, in collaboration with GMA Franchise Head.

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

PhD or PharmD Required, MD strongly preferred
Advanced knowledge in medical/scientific area (Oncology) required.
  • 12+ years pharma or related experience with ≥ 5 years’ experience in pharma at local, regional and/or Global level
  • Expert operational knowledge and experience in clinical trial design and all stages of clinical trial conduct (Trial design, Start-up, Execution, Analysis, Reporting)
  • Strong scientific expertise within assigned therapeutic area(s)
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.