Associate Director, USMA Field Medical Training (US-Remote)

New York, NY, United States
Dec 20, 2020
Administration, Training
Pharm Country
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
Join a Legacy of Innovation 110 Years and Counting!

With over 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 hypertension and thrombotic disorders, under the Group's 2025 Vision to become a "Global Pharma Innovator with a Competitive Advantage in Oncology," Daiichi Sankyo research and development is primarily focused on bringing forth novel therapies in oncology, including immuno-oncology, with additional focus on new horizon areas, such as pain management, neurodegenerative diseases, heart and kidney diseases, and other rare diseases.

Please note this is a REMOTE role and can be done from anywhere in the United States. This role does require 35-40% travel to our HQ in Basking Ridge, NJ.

Job Summary:

The Associate Director, Field Medical Training will be responsible for the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of a strategic and comprehensive training curricula for Medical Science Liaisons (MSL), Health Outcomes Liaisons (HOL) and other Medical Affairs Employees and Contingent Workers requiring therapeutic knowledge of the Daiichi Sankyo portfolio.

The Associate Director, Field Medical Training will have a variety of responsibilities that support both the department's vision and purpose.

Primary responsibilities include:
  • Creation, implementation and regular update of on-boarding (initial) and continuing education/training of FMA colleagues in therapeutics, health economics, technical systems and core skills including the development of an annual training plan and alignment of all key stakeholders for the development and pull through of the annual training plan for optimal effectiveness on Field Medical and Medical Affairs.
  • Development conduct and monitoring of the FMA mentor training program.
  • Leadership, support and system administration for the FMA knowledge management system(s)


Training Program Development & Facilitation
Curricula development including the creation, implementation, assessment and regular update of FMA colleague on-boarding (initial) and continuing education/training, and mentor program.
  • Curriculum to encompass scientific/therapeutic, technical and environment knowledge, customer/business acumen and communication skill components to assure that FMA colleagues have the knowledge and skills to quickly become effective in the role.
    • Hematology and Oncology scientific, therapeutic and environmental curricula encompassing all tumor types and associated products, diagnostics and support measures for Cancer Enterprise areas of interest.
Training Strategy & Effectiveness
Responsible for the development and implementation of an Annual Training Plan (including a standardized approach to handling customer relationship management, marketplace events & activity/workload reporting) to maximize field effectiveness & preparedness.
Responsibilities would include the creation of a Training Effectiveness Program and establishment of KPIs to evaluate effectiveness of training.

Special Projects and Other Departmental Support
  • Overseeing vendors and internal personnel to ensure the successful design, development and roll-out of training programs, projects, or key meetings.
  • Assist in the evaluating, selecting and managing department vendor and procurement processes.
  • Systems administration including the integration of FMA business needs with technological systems to facilitate activity/workload reporting, knowledge management and compliance management
Successful candidates will be able to meet the qualifications below with or without a reasonable accommodation.

  • Pharmacist, PharmD, or Ph.D. in a health sciences related field
  • Content/Curricula or Training certifications preferred in adult learning training content
  • 8 years of experience including medical & scientific affairs, with 2 or more years of experience as a medical liaison in the pharmaceutical industry preferred
  • 2 or more years of experience in the areas of training, and systems (document and slide development/centralization; activity logs/reporting; other) is preferred including training certification.
  • Experience in the areas of organizational effectiveness and systems (document and slide development/centralization; activity logs/reporting; other) is preferred
  • Previous experience in Oncology or Hematology is required.
  • Must have ability to travel overnight 35-40% of time, especially to our HQ in Basking Ridge, NJ
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, USMA Field Medical Training (US-Remote)

New York

Functional Area
DSUSB Medical Affairs

New York