Manager, Trial Feasibility & Site Identification in Basking Ridge, NJ at DSI

Date Posted: 4/25/2021

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Job Description

Join a Legacy of Innovation 110 Years and Counting!

Daiichi Sankyo Group is dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical therapies to improve standards of care and address diversified, unmet medical needs of people globally by leveraging our world-class science and technology. With more than 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 cardiovascular diseases, under the Group’s 2025 Vision to become a “Global Pharma Innovator with Competitive Advantage in Oncology,” Daiichi Sankyo is primarily focused on providing novel therapies in oncology, as well as other research areas centered around rare diseases and immune disorders.

Job Summary:

The Manager, Trial Feasibility and Site Identification will be responsible for contributing towards the development, deployment and advancement of clinical trial analytic solutions to drive enterprise level decision-making and improve clinical trial execution and management to optimize eligible patient mapping, country & site identification, and recruitment projections. The manager will work with performance metrics at the site, study, program and portfolio levels along with other functions to review the DS pool of sites and investigators. The manager, Trial Feasibility and Site Identification will work with DS CRO partners to better align on study projections and metrics to ensure successful study planning.


Contribute towards development of patient mapping, country and site recruitment projections and patient enrollment projections

Work on the investigator selection process based on quality assessment (query rate, protocol deviations, inspection results)

Measure regional potential to support recruitment planning

The manager will also actively contribute to the identification of operational efficiencies

In partnership with internal DS stakeholders, synthesize, interpret and integrate data and information to provide clear recommendations and strengthen data-driven decision making by the study/program level teams.

Work with CRO partners to ensure robust enrollment projections

Provide data on startup timelines, past recruitment rates and performance based on agreed upon KPIs.

Contribute towards the creation and maintenance of portfolio level dashboards to track activation and enrollment trends

Review study metrics to assess performance and develop a portfolio level dashboard to provide visibility on study/program level progress

Will utilize analytics and capabilities to answer key business questions by generating business insights, analyzing trends, identifying root causes and providing actionable recommendations.

Expand the current pool of investigators.

Utilization of epidemiology data to develop heat maps to identify eligible patients, clinical sites and investigators.

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


Bachelor's Degree with 5+ years relevant experience is required

Master's Degree with 3+ years relevant experience is required

PharmD with 2+ years relevant experience is required

PhD with 1-year relevant experience is required

Primary focus in contributing to the design, development and implementation of trial feasibility and site intelligence capabilities with primary focus on clinical trial development and startup.

Understand and experience in working with CROs.

Experience in matrix management is desirable with the ability to engage and inspire others.

Experience considered relevant includes clinical or basic research in a pharmaceutical company, a medical devise/diagnostic company, academic research organization (ARO) or Contract Research Organization

Good communication skills with a proven ability to effectively engage key internal stakeholders in various functions and geographies.

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.