Senior Director, Clinical Pharmacology

Basking Ridge, NJ, United States
Dec 01, 2020
Pharm Country
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
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. In addition to a strong portfolio of medicines for cardiovascular diseases, 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.

Job Summary:

The primary responsibilities of this position are to lead studies and projects independently, contribute to due diligence/licensing and strategic decisions, and represent QCP in KOL and regulatory interactions. This position requires advanced understanding of PK-PD and Pop PK-PD, ER/CUI analyses, Phase 1-4 studies, physiological/ pharmacological aspects of the drug, biomarkers, pharmacogenomics, companion diagnostics, and novel approaches to drug development. The person in this position works independently for global projects while establishing KOL and regulatory interactions, and interacting with outside vendors as well as regional and global study team members and senior management.


Leads studies and global projects independently; participates in business development and contributes to cross-functional, regional, and global strategic decisions

Consistently and effectively writes regulatory documents (CTDs etc)

Serves as an expert in and can conduct PK-PD and Pop PK-PD, ER/CUI analyses, and all types of Phase 1-4 studies

Establishes and participates in KOL and regulatory interactions for programs; interacts with regional and global study and project team members and senior management, and outside vendors

Mentors and serves people development responsibilities for direct reports and groups; responsible for performance management and development of direct reports

Qualifications: Successful candidates will be able to meet the qualifications below with or without a reasonable accommodation.


Bachelor's degree and Master's degree, PhD or PharmD

7+ years industry experience
People management experience required for those on the managerial track

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
Senior Director, Clinical Pharmacology

Basking Ridge

Functional Area

New Jersey