Associate Director, GMA Oncology Medical Information & Education - ADC

Basking Ridge, New Jersey, United States
Apr 23, 2019
Pharm Country
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time
About Daiichi Sankyo Cancer Enterprise
The mission 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, 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 Associate Director, Global Medical Affairs (GMA) Oncology- Medical Information and Education works with the Director, Medical Information & Education and GMA Oncology TA/franchise in developing and reviewing global high-quality medical information documents, ensuring accuracy and scientific balance. This position is responsible for execution of global scientific deliverables. The Associate Director executes Medical Information & Education action plans and works closely with Regional teams to ensure alignment and consistency on medical information and training content. The Associate Director leads the execution of internal global medical education trainings to support regional medical affairs team needs. The Associate Director develops Global Medical Information and Education databases or platforms.
  • Ensure high quality, scientifically sound Global Medical Information Guidance Documents, to prepare Regional/Local Medical Affairs for responding to unsolicited requests from healthcare professionals
    • Oversee the timely execution of the development, review and approval process incorporating input/recommendations from other reviewers (e.g., Peer Reviewers, Legal Affairs reviewer, Supervisor) and discussing with other functions as needed
    • Ensure detailed peer review of medical information documents and provide appropriate and effective feedback/recommendations.
  • Ensure execution of Medical Education training plan to internal associates Internal medical training programs and content
    • Develop medical educational resources for external reactive use
    • External content to be used by Regional Medical Science Liaisons
  • Oversee comprehensive medical review and clearance of materials/programs as member of the GMA review team. Providing subject matter expertise to ensure comprehensive, high quality, medical review and appropriate sign-off/approval of materials/programs
  • Oversee the development of a GMA Medical Information and Education content and database:
    • Interact with DS IT department and Medical Affairs systems personnel in the development and/or updating of systems-based solutions (e.g., electronic inquiry and document management systems)
  • Serve as integral member of the GMA Team to:
    • ensure Regional Medical Information and Training function is aligned with the overall GMA strategies, plans and objectives;
    • assure knowledge and information transfer between Regional Medical Information and Training function and other functions across Global/Regional Medical Affairs;
    • drive the consistency in Global/Regional medical information
    • plan and staff Medical Information booths at targeted medical conferences
    • oversee projects/initiatives within GMA, or across functions, as assigned
    • assist in developing/reviewing/updating Global policies and procedures
    • sharing best practices across Global Medical Information, training new colleagues
Successful candidates will be able to meet the qualifications below with or without a reasonable accommodation.

  • Qualified candidates must have a Ph.D., or PharmD degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum 3-5 years in a medically-related field including industry experience in Medical Affairs (experience in medical review and/or medical information is strongly preferred)
  • Demonstrated expertise in working successfully with cross-functional teams to achieve results
  • Ability to lead teams; demonstrates strong leadership skills
  • Strong oral/presentation and written communication skills
  • Strong relationship management skills; ability to work well within an international and cross-functional team;
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills;
  • Expertise in pharmaceutical industry and applicable regulations
  • Experience in setting and adhering to departmental budgets
  • Knowledge of scientific methods, research design, and medical practices and procedures
  • Proficiency in maintenance of databases in support of Medical Affairs functions. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite of Technologies (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project etc.).

Ability to travel up to 20%

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.

Job Title
Associate Director, GMA Oncology Medical Information & Education - ADC

Basking Ridge

Functional Area
Global Medical Affairs Oncology

New Jersey