Manager, Epidemiology Analytics

Basking Ridge, NJ, United States
May 26, 2021
Pharm Country
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
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:

Position provides epidemiologic and analytical support to the Epidemiology team by coordinating epidemiology activities and/or projects, conducting data analyses and supporting senior management in various epidemiological activities. This position also generates data standardization, visualization, and reporting to support analysis for epidemiologic studies and safety surveillance. This position carries out various functions (e.g., literature reviews, analysis to obtain background rates) for development of safety documents (e.g., RMP), support SMT or other safety-related meetings and study protocols. This position independently manages relationships with internal (CSPV, Regulatory, Clinical, Medical Affairs, HEOR and other stakeholders to ensure expectations are clearly defined and met across participating teams) and external stakeholders. Must be able to prioritize and manage across multiple projects and vendors. Provides strong vendor/internal communication to ensure successful and timely project delivery. Additionally, this position solves complex technical problems with experience and expertise. Finally, this position makes tactical decisions utilizing input from upper management that impact more than one project team at a time.


Data management and analysis: Plans and executes data analyses. Develops reports. Conducts literature search reviews including searches, reviews, preparation of summaries and reports as needed. Conducts estimation of background rates. Reviews safety documents and study protocols as needed. Works with cross-functional teams to formulate responses to health authority queries.

Coordination of epidemiologic functions: o Organization of meetings, preparation of minutes, setting up conference calls/Webex/Videoconferences as needed
  • Responsible for the logistics of global epidemiology working team meetings and webinars including preparation of agendas and minutes
  • Continuous improvement of process to improve the administrative organization of epidemiology activities
  • This person should be able to balance conflicting priorities with limited resources and budget
    Monitoring of epidemiologic projects to ensure their delivery on time
  • Ensuring the documentation of epidemiology activities by lead epidemiologist to prepare the end-of year report

Analysis Documentation: Leads the process.

Efficiency of Process, SOP: Leads the process and provides guidance. Proactively ensures regulatory and Good Pharmacoepidemiology Practices

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


Master's Degree in Epidemiology, biostatistics, statistics, bioinformatics, public health or related field preferred

4 or More Years of post-Master's degree preferred

1 or More Years of post-doctoral degree experience in relevant industry or functional area preferred

Knowledge of database management (e.g., MS-Access) and statistical programming (e.g., SAS) preferred

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
Manager, Epidemiology Analytics

Basking Ridge

Functional Area

New Jersey