Associate Director, Global Competitive Intelligence Oncology in Bernards, NJ at DSI

Date Posted: 6/9/2018

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About Daiichi Sankyo Cancer Enterprise:

The vision of Daiichi Sankyo Cancer Enterprise is to leverage our world-class, innovative science and push beyond traditional thinking to create meaningful treatments for patients with cancer. We are dedicated to transforming science into value for patients, and this sense of obligation informs everything we do. Anchored by three pillars including our investigational Antibody Drug Conjugate Franchise, Acute Myeloid Leukemia Franchise and Breakthrough Science Franchise, we aim to deliver seven distinct new molecular entities over eight years during 2018 to 2025. Our powerful research engines include two laboratories for biologic/immuno-oncology and small molecules in Japan, and Plexxikon Inc., our small molecule structure-guided R&D center in Berkeley, CA.

Job Summary:

The purpose of the Associate Director, Global Competitive Intelligence Oncology is to be responsible for the strategic analysis of the commercial impact of competitive information, in order to facilitate competitive simulations and staging events that would impact short term and long term brand strategy and to insure that this information is shared and presented with appropriate internal stakeholders mainly the Global Project team and the Global Brand team. This job develops and maintains global (US, EU5, Japan, and other major countries when appropriate) competitive landscapes across all tumor types, MOAs, and targets related to products being developed in the DSI pipeline, manages competitive intelligence and conference coverage vendors, and communicates/disseminates competitive information to internal stakeholders.

Responsibilities:
  • Manages and provides strategic analysis of the commercial impact of competitive information; facilitates competitive simulations and staging events that would impact short term and long term brand strategy, and distributes and presents this strategic analysis to internal stakeholders. Competitive information is obtained through multiple sources – Internal monitoring, databases (Citeline, syndicated reports, Adis, clinical trials.gov, publications), and CI vendors.
  • Develops and maintains global (US, EU5, Japan, and other major countries when appropriate) competitive landscapes and development programs across all tumor types that are related to products being developed in the DSI pipeline.
  • Manages competitive intelligence and conference coverage vendors.
  • Presents detailed information of results presented at conferences, and disseminates conference coverage decks to brand teams.
  • Work closely with internal scientific library team to develop and implement plan to increase utilization and accessibility of internal competitive information and resources.
  • Create current and future treatment algorithms.
  • Create competitive product snapshots with development plans, trial data, graphs, and comparisons.
Qualifications:

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

Education/Experience:
  • Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with emphasis in health sciences, business or marketing. MBA or other advanced degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of 7 years in marketing or business analysis function, including 3+ years of competitive intelligence experience in pharmaceutical industry or comparable education/work experience (Oncology experience preferred).
  • Ability to understand therapeutic trends and competitive landscape in oncology, and to evaluate the impact of those factors.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Flexibility to respond to changes and urgent requests.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Excel & Power Point programs, and strong analytical skills.
  • Ideally understands the pharmaceutical business value chain (from research and development, medical affairs, regulatory affairs, quality, production, to sales) in multiple countries.

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.