Manager, Medical Review, Medical Information & Education in Basking Ridge, NJ at DSI

Date Posted: 6/5/2020

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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 Manager, Medical Information and Education (MI&E) will have responsibility for conducting comprehensive medical review of promotional and training materials/assets/programs as part of the Product Material Review Team (PMRT). The Manager will also support and champion the consistent interpretation of our data as well as a unified, consistent medical position across US Medical Affairs (USMA). The Manager leverages his/her functional and scientific expertise to assist in improving the organizational effectiveness and impact of the Medical Review function as well as the overall MI&E group.


Conduct timely, comprehensive medical review and clearance of materials/assets/programs as a member of PMRT:
  • proactively provide early medical input and guidance on strategies for appropriate, scientifically-sound product positioning and messaging for assigned product:
  • ensure comprehensive, high quality, medical review and appropriate sign-off/approval of materials/programs in a timely fashion
  • attend PMRT meetings and ensure appropriate coverage for review of PMRT materials and meetings when absent
  • collaborate with other PMRT reviewers from Legal Affairs, prior to PMRT meetings, to discuss submitted or up-coming materials/programs, as necessary/needed.
  • collaborate with US Medical Research and Strategy, HEOR and Global Medical Affairs as needed, to assure alignment and a consistent, unified medical position
  • collaborate with Marketing and Sales Training colleagues outside of PMRT meetings as needed (e.g., provide medical guidance, request more background information)
  • provide proactive medical input/guidance to Marketing and Sales Operations on appropriate strategies and messages
  • participate in early planning discussions and strategy review with the Legal Affairs PMRT reviewer
  • consult with supervisor as needed
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the pharmacological sciences in the respective oncology therapeutic area
  • Deep understanding of the pharmaceutical industry, the external healthcare landscape and relevant areas that impact them, as well as applicable laws and regulations pertinent to the pharma industry
  • Expertise in interpretation of scientific data
  • Strong medical review skills, ensuring scientifically sound content
  • Demonstrated excellence in a Medical Review role
  • Strong relationship management skills; ability to work well across functions,
  • Skilled at influencing without authority, negotiating and driving alignment
  • Excellent medical writing skills and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with clinical research
  • Highly skilled in recognizing needs, prioritizing work and multi-tasking
  • Excellent analytical skills, strategic thinking and business acumen
  • Experience in supporting the building of organizational capabilities
Successful candidates will be able to meet the qualifications below with or without a reasonable accommodation.


PharmD required.

Must have minimum of 1 year of professional experience in a medical-related field including industry experience in Medical Affairs (experience in medical review and/or medical information is strongly preferred). Proven track record of working successfully with cross-functional teams to achieve results.

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.