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Director, GMA Oncology Scientific Engagement -AML in Bernards, NJ at DSI

Date Posted: 12/28/2018

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About Daiichi Sankyo Cancer Enterprise
The mission 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, 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 Director, GMA Oncology AML, Scientific Engagement Lead will oversee the management and execution of activities in support of Scientific Engagement strategies and plan for the Hematology therapeutic area (TA). This position is responsible for combining understanding of the medical landscape and insights from key external healthcare stakeholders to create comprehensive scientific engagement plans to support the overall business strategy. Leverages in depth medical knowledge to provide insights and support to the cross-functional Global Medical Affairs team including TA lead, medical information & education, patient advocacy, and publications, as well as other internal partners. Provide management support to junior team members. Establishes key strategic relationships and partnerships with the external healthcare community to enable flow of information from/to medical community. Responsible for Scientific Engagement strategies for the TA, in alignment with the GMA Oncology TA strategy.

  • Development of KEE engagement strategy and plan. Development of, or updating to, Key External Experts (KEE) mapping and engagement plans, and related systems used for global coordination of medical activities.
    • Identifying, establishing and/or enhancing relationships and partnerships with global KEEs and key academic institutions through coordination and partnership with internal key stakeholders
    • Support coordination of KEE engagements at major congresses, in collaboration with regional and country medical leads and other cross-functional stakeholders
  • Management of activities supported by grants & sponsorships, such as standalone or industry-sponsored symposia.
  • Oversee planning, management, and execution of global medical Advisory Boards and/or other input-seeking medical activities in alignment with GMAT lead, GPT and regions, agree on list of KEEs, define the objective and agenda. Support the GMAT lead in interactions with KEEs
  • Collate medical insights from key global/regional/local medical activities in coordination with the GMA TA lead and other cross-functional stakeholders, to help inform and adapt the overall medical plan for the respective TA
  • Support creation of standard operating procedures as it relates to Global Medical Affairs Scientific Engagement activities across the Oncology therapeutic area.

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

  • PhD, Pharm D strongly preferred. MS in Health Sciences may be considered with additional experience.
  • Advanced knowledge in medical/scientific area (Oncology) required.
  • PhD/PharmD, minimum 5 years’ experience in pharma at local, regional and/or Global level. MS, Minimum of 7 years required
  • Have a good knowledge of current clinical practice in Oncology / Hematology / Solid Tumor other relevant disease areas
  • Have strong knowledge in and understanding of scientific engagement activities (including advisory boards, symposia, etc.)
  • Effectively engage external stakeholders across a broad range of audiences and activities
  • Can effectively manage and optimize resources and budget to meet business needs; have excellent project management skills
  • Provide medical expertise to ensure successful product launches across functions
  • Lead and manage different activities
  • Build strong internal and external relationships with diverse stakeholders that maximize alignment and organizational effectiveness
  • Display enterprise leadership in all aspects of the role by gaining alignment across functions and divisions
  • Integrate medical expertise with commercial perspective Expertly manage ambiguity and complex situations
  • Internal Budget Accountability, strong collaboration/relationship management skills, organizational/planning skills, presentation skills (oral/written), ability to prioritize and influence without authority, customer focused and results oriented

Ability to travel up to 25% either global or domestic travel

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.