Associate Director, Scientific Engagement, Global Oncology Medical Affairs in Basking Ridge at Daiichi Sankyo

Date Posted: 4/19/2024

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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 16,000 employees around the world draw upon a rich legacy of innovation and a robust pipeline of promising new medicines to help people. 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.
The Associate Director, GMA Oncology, Scientific Engagement is responsible for the execution of activities in support of Global Medical Affairs Scientific Engagement strategies and plan for the Solid Tumor or Hematology therapeutic area (TA), under the guidance of the Director, GMA Oncology Scientific Engagement
  • Execution of Global Key External Experts (KEE) engagement strategy and operational plan. Management and updating of KEE mapping and engagement plans, and related systems used for global coordination of medical activities.
    Support coordination of Global scientific engagements (KEE, patient advocacy, professional society, and other HCP stakeholders) at major congresses, in collaboration with GMAT leads, regional and country medical leads, and other relevant internal cross-functional stakeholders. This includes alignment with Global Marketing, R&D, and Cancer Enterprise stakeholders.
    Support management of Vendor activities and tracking of milestones for payments of activities related to these GMA scientific engagement projects.
  • Management of activities supported by grants & sponsorships, such as external medical education (CME, standalone or industry-sponsored symposia). Completion and submission of related legal and compliance applications and associated follow up with requestors.
  • Responsible for the execution of global medical Advisory Boards and/or other input-seeking medical activities in alignment with GMAT lead.
    Support management of Vendor activities and tracking of milestones for payments of activities related to GMA input-seeking projects.
  • Manage consistent collection of medical insights from key global/regional/local medical activities for assigned TA in coordination with GMAT lead and other relevant cross-functional stakeholders and collate for reporting to key stakeholders and to help inform 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. Ensure all strategies, tactics, and activities are compliant with DS policies.
Qualifications: Successful candidates will be able to meet the qualifications below with or without a reasonable accommodation.
Education Qualifications (from an accredited college or university)
  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • PharmD, PhD or Master's Degree in Health Science preferred
Experience Qualifications
  • 4 or More Years of experience in pharma at local, regional and/or Global level with PhD/PharmD preferred
  • 4 or More Years in pharma at local, regional and/or Global level with BS/MS required
  • Have a good knowledge of current clinical practice in Oncology / Hematology / Solid Tumor other relevant disease areas preferred
  • Have strong knowledge in and understanding of scientific engagement activities (including advisory boards, symposia, etc.) preferred
  • Effectively engage external stakeholders across a broad range of audiences and activities preferred
  • Strong planning, coordination and organizational skills preferred
  • Strong influencing skills; Leads without authority preferred
  • Excellent project management skills preferred
  • Provide medical expertise to ensure successful product launches across functions preferred
  • Build strong internal and external relationships with diverse stakeholders that maximize alignment and organizational effectiveness preferred
  • Integrate medical expertise with commercial perspective preferred
  • Expertly manage ambiguity and complex situations preferred
Ability to travel up to 20%. Standard office based physical demands, travel as necessary.
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.