Director, Global Oncology Product Communications in Basking Ridge at Daiichi Sankyo

Date Posted: 1/19/2023

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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. 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.


Lead strategic development and implementation of global external and internal communications across assigned Daiichi Sankyo oncology antibody drug conjugates (ADCs). Partner with global and regional corporate communications colleagues as needed to execute global communications strategies and programs.


-Function as global corporate communications lead for assigned products, responsible for developing and executing pre-launch, launch and post-launch public relations strategy activities and programs
-Develop and obtain appropriate approval of communications materials (press releases, QAs, fact sheets) for external, internal and/or social media use
-Prepare for potential issues that may arise and impact product or company reputation by developing statements and QAs

-Assist in counseling and preparing company spokespeople for media interviews and responding to media inquiries
-Ensure all media interactions comply with company policies and procedures
-Build, collaborate and maintain strong network of cross-functional and cross-regional teams across all levels of the company including but not limited to global and US corporate communications, investor relations, RD, global and US medical affairs and marketing, legal, regulatory, congress planning and advocacy
-Liaise as necessary with PR and/or other representatives from business development/partner companies, KEEs, advocacy groups, and media stakeholders
-Manage internal and external departmental budgets and resources for assigned ADCs, including communications agencies, freelancers and contingent workers, to ensure successful development and implementation of communications strategies and programs

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 Degree in relevant discipline preferred required
-Master's Degree preferred

Experience Qualifications

-10 or More Years in communications positions required
-Experience in oncology communications required


Ability to travel up to 30%. This position will need to periodically travel globally and in the U.S. for internal and external meetings and conferences, including medical conferences, remote company meetings and stakeholder engagement.

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.