Associate Director GMA Oncology Scientific Engagement AML

Basking Ridge, New Jersey, United States
Aug 09, 2019
Science/R&D, Oncology
Pharm Country
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
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:

This position is responsible for the execution of activities in support of Global Medical Affairs Scientific Engagement strategies and plan for the 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.
Successful candidates will be able to meet the qualifications below with or without a reasonable accommodation.

  • PhD/PharmD with a minimum 3 years of experience in pharma at local, regional and/or Global level.
  • BS/MS, Minimum of 5 years required in pharma at local, regional and/or Global level.
  • Have a good knowledge of current clinical practice in Oncology / Hematology / Solid Tumor other relevant disease areas
  • Have strong knowledge in and understanding of scientific engagement activities (including advisory boards, symposia, etc.)
  • Effectively engage external stakeholders across a broad range of audiences and activities
  • Strong planning, coordination and organizational skills
  • Strong influencing skills; Leads without authority
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Provide medical expertise to ensure successful product launches across functions
  • Build strong internal and external relationships with diverse stakeholders that maximize alignment and organizational effectiveness
  • Integrate medical expertise with commercial perspective
  • Expertly manage ambiguity and complex situations
  • Strong collaboration/relationship management skills, organizational/planning skills, presentation skills (oral/written), ability to prioritize and influence without authority, customer focused and results oriented.
  • Proven skills in project planning and management.
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to operational plans.
  • Compliance acumen; demonstrated understanding of the legal and regulatory environment.

Ability to travel up to 20% either global or domestic travel

Compensation and seniority level/title will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Duties and responsibilities may vary based on the position level/title.

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 Scientific Engagement AML

Basking Ridge

Functional Area
Global Medical Affairs Oncology

New Jersey