Senior Medical Director, GMA Solid Tumor in Bernards, NJ at DSI

Date Posted: 2/7/2018

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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 Senior Medical Director, GMA Solid Tumor will be the Medical Affairs leader for assigned compound/s and /or project(s) under the leadership of the GMA Franchise head. This position is responsible for the implementation of the strategy and execution of the Global Medical Affairs program/s.

  • For assigned compound/indications, work collaboratively across functions, within GPT to execute an integrated Medical Affairs plan including clinical trials, publication, medical education and medical information
  • Lead or co-leads GMA Sub teams within GPT, to gain strategic and planning alignment across regions and functions
  • Manages all operational aspects and drives execution for assigned projects of Global Medical Affairs clinical trials in partnership with global line functions, assigned Clinical Trial Operation teams, and regional/country medical associates.
  • Provides Medical leadership to Medical Study Teams for DSI sponsored GMA trials
  • Leads review of investigator-initiated studies (IIS) and Local/Regional Medical Affairs trials concept sheets, within Global IIS review Committee, for assigned projects(s)
  • Supports medical training, medical education and commercial activities in alignment with the Global Brand Team. Provides medical support for scientific symposium and medical congresses within legal and compliance regulations
  • Collaborates across functions to achieve approval of key scientific communications and medical information documents within legal and compliance regulations
  • Provides medical leadership in interactions with key external stakeholders e.g., leads advisory boards, under supervision of GMA Franchise Head
  • Responsible to efficiently manage budgets and resources for DSI Sponsored and GMA supported activities, in collaboration with GMA Franchise Head
Successful candidates will be able to meet the qualifications below with or without a reasonable accommodation.

  • MD Required, Advanced knowledge in medical/scientific area (Oncology) required.
  • Minimum of 5 years or pharmaceutical experience at local ,regional and/or Global level
  • Have expert operational knowledge and experience in clinical trial design and all stages of clinical trial conduct (Trial design, Start-up, Execution, Analysis, Reporting)
  • Have an excellent knowledge of current clinical practice in Oncology / Hematology / Endocrinology or other relevant disease area
  • Have strong knowledge in and understanding of medical activities (including scientific communications, medical information, MSLs, and HEOR), relating to the commercialization of oncology products
  • Have excellent communications skills and ability to convey complex scientific and clinical concepts simply and effectively
Ability to travel at least 30% including domestic and international 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.