Early Oncology Global Team Lead in Basking Ridge at Daiichi Sankyo

Date Posted: 5/19/2024

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    Basking Ridge,NJ

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 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 Global Team Leader, is a senior, cross-functional leader in Daiichi Sankyo's Global R&D organization. At Daiichi Sankyo, the engine of development is the cross functional, empowered and agile Global Project Team (GPT), directly accountable to global Development governance. In this key role, the candidate will have to lead a complex, global team in charge of a global clinical program designed to support registration and develop value-enhancing life-cycle strategy. The GTL is the GPT Leader, directly accountable for conceiving, designing and implementing product development strategy and delivery for their asset(s). The GTL has end-to-end single point of accountability over the lifecycle of the compound. Acting as "CEO of the molecule", the GTL has accountability that far exceeds its direct span of control which require very strong cross-functional leadership abilities. The role reports to the Vice President, Head of Global Team Leaders.


- Creating and leading a high performing, cross-functional global project team composed of representative of asset through the lifecycle from research to post-marketing functions.Lead all GPT meetings, ensure team and cross functional alignment, positive dynamics and productivity. Ensure input from global functions and commercial regional entities are reflected into strategy and plans.
- The GTL ensures global project team’s responsibility for the identification and design of a sound, overarching and competitive, asset strategy and execution to ultimately achieve global regulatory filings and ensure wide access of the compound. That strategy will provide for a differentiated, clear and sustainable platform of evidence generation, design and leadership of clinical development plans, and addressing all regulatory, drug and patient safety, data, CMC, IP, patient selection, market acesss and and other relevant functions in support of the asset.Design, maintenance and update of the compound’s Integrated Product Development Plans, Target Product Profiles and Target Product Claims, and presentation of product development plans and budget to internal review Boards.
- Execution and delivery of strategic plans with speed and high-quality. Ensuring that creative, innovative as well as practical approaches are deployed to development plans to maximize its potential and value.Maintaining with the highest integrity and ethics, a drive for performance and competitive posture.Managing development budget to ensure planning and spending is within approved budgets and consistent with established operating expense goals and in line with DS’s processes.Providing proactively regular strategic and tactical status updates to their manager and governance on progress, risks, opportunities and challenges, and pertinent changes in the external environment
- As a Global Team Leader, they will contribute to the delivery of a robust RD pipeline and strategy development to maximize value, including the identification and delivery of cross-portfolio opportunities, the development and growth of scientific leadership, cross-functional development acumen.Providing best practices to DS’s overall development strategy and drug development goals. Influencing their adoption and facilitating cross-functional implementation across the Organization.
- Accountable for all external information of the program, including publications, regulatory documents, clinical trial registers, data release, etc. Accountable for protecting the Intellectual Property (IP) assets of the Company in collaboration with IP and legal experts. Collaborating with external partners to deliver existing commitments and to explore additional partnering opportunities.

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)

- MBA with substantial industry-based development experience in drug development preferred or
- PharmD with substantial industry-based development experience in drug development preferred or
- PhD with substantial industry-based development experience in drug development preferred or
- MD with substantial industry-based development experience in drug development preferred or
- Master's Degree with substantial industry-based development experience in drug development required

Experience Qualifications

- 10 or More Years Proven track record in drug development across the life cycle with deep expertise in a function. Experience leading teams; leading cross functional teams a preferred


Ability to travel up to 50% Conferences, individual meetings, intracompany meetings

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.

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