Associate Director Scientific Engagement, Medical Affairs Oncology in Basking Ridge, NJ at DSI

Date Posted: 3/6/2020

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Join a Legacy of Innovation 110 Years & Counting!

With over 100 years of scientific expertise & a presence in more than 20 countries, Daiichi Sankyo & its 15,000 employees around the world draw upon a rich legacy of innovation & a robust pipeline of promising new medicines to help people. In addition to a strong portfolio of medicines for hypertension & thrombotic disorders, under the Group’s 2025 Vision to become a “Global Pharma Innovator with a Competitive Advantage in Oncology,” Daiichi Sankyo research & 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 & kidney diseases, & other rare diseases.

Job Summary:

In alignment with leadership, internal teams and brand needs, the Associate Director Scientific Engagement, US Medical Affairs Oncology will be responsible for the strategy, oversight, and tactical planning/execution of Medical Affairs activities for US regional congresses and coordination of external scientific engagement. This position will represent US Medical Affairs at US regional planning meetings and Global execution meetings, providing an aligned view in conjunction with US Medical Affairs leads for Oncology compounds. This role will serve as a liaison with cross-functional teams including US Medical Affairs functions, US Marketing and other Commercial roles, Meetings and Events, Global Medical Affairs, and various corporate functions.


Functional lead for US Medical Affairs regional congress planning, representing interests of portfolio compound leads; coordination of US Medical Affairs activities such as development and approval of pipeline assets for use; provides input to commercial and meetings and events colleagues on exhibit and content, as well as staffing and training

Lead external engagement planning for US regional congresses; coordinate competitive intelligence planning for US regional congresses; champion and partner with compound leads and FMA to develop post-congress debriefs summarizing output from regional meetings

Coordinate with cross-functional team on congress budget planning; determine appropriate level of sponsorship for US regional congresses; lead submission process for sponsorships for US regional congresses; manage budget for US Medical Affairs activities/tactics at meetings
Ensures local compliance regulations are followed as it relates to congress execution activities; adheres to legal regulatory guidelines

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


Advanced degree in the Health Sciences, such as MS, PharmD, or PhD is required; oncology experience preferred.

Minimum of 3 years of relevant pharmaceutical industry medical affairs experience; experience managing congress activities preferred; knowledge of medical affairs strategy, marketing, and operations matrix activities preferred

Ability to travel up to 35%

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.