VP, Global Oncology Medical Affairs

Basking Ridge, New Jersey
Jul 29, 2021
Pharm Country
Required Education
Associate 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. 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. Summary Senior Medical Affairs leader for Franchise Oncology reporting to the Head of GMA Oncology. Responsible for the development and execution of the strategy of the Global Medical Affairs program(s) and plans for the assigned Franchise, across all diseases and projects. May also have significant global line function responsibilities, site-head responsibilities, leadership of key initiative, or other decision bodies. Responsibilities
  • General Responsibilities:
    Lead within the GMAT (Global Medical Affairs Team) of Franchise for the development of an integrated Medical Affairs strategy and plan. Encompasses complementing registration, launch strategies and plans, and life cycle management strategies and plans for the assigned compound and diseases.Leads strategic and planning discussions with Alliance partners, regional MA franchise lead and Key Markets medical associates, and gains alignment to deliver a robust GMA plan. Accountable to efficiently manage all operational aspects, including managing budgets and resources, including budget planning for future activities.
  • Drives execution of all Global Medical Affairs Oncology activities as a member of GPT (Global Project Team) including giving medical inputs to TPP (Target Product Profile) and sponsored clinical trials in partnership with assigned Clinical Leader, and regional/country medical associates. Accountable for Review of Investigator- Initiated Study (and Local/Regional Medical Affairs trials for assigned product(s) for the Franchise. Monitoring timeline and budget of IIS.
  • Responsible and accountable for review and approval of key scientific communications, medical information documents and commercial documents within policies, legal and compliance regulations.
    Provides medical input on overall publication strategy and is a key member of publication planning team providing GMA medical input on individual publication plans
    Define the Medical Expert Engagement Strategy and plan and Provides medical leadership in interactions with key external stakeholders e.g. leads advisory boards. And in close coordination internally with Regions and Key Markets
    Define the Patient Engagement Strategy and Plan for the Franchise and ensure implementation in close coordination with Regions and Key markets
  • Active lead of Global Medical Affairs Team (GMAT); accountable for developing functional strategy and implementation of initiatives to build line function as a Center of Excellence (e.g. line-function initiatives, etc.); Support Head of GMA Oncology in all discussions and decisions related to Strategic and Operational excellence for Global Medical Affairs Activities
    Accountable for developing clinical components of key documents – regulatory & safety – from GMA studies supporting submissions and post-marketing commitments to-Health Authority`s, when applicable.
  • May play a leadership role for the GMA Line function to drive an initiative or a project of importance for GMA
    May play site administrative or leadership role for GMA line function (i.e. Talent recruitment)
Qualifications: Successful candidates will be able to meet the qualifications below with or without a reasonable accommodation. Education Qualifications (from an accredited college or university)MD required Experience Qualifications
  • 10 or More Years advanced knowledge in medical/scientific area (Oncology breast cancer expertise ) preferred
  • Organizational Leadership and Matrix Management preferred
  • 7 or More Years experience in clinical / research/ academic medicine preferred
  • 7 or More Years of pharmaceutical industry experience. preferred
  • Writing skills of scientific publications evidenced by a track record of peer-reviewed publications preferred
  • Organizational Leadership and Global Matrix Management experience preferred
  • Experience in setting and adhering to departmental budgets; preferred
  • Knowledge of scientific methods, research design and medical practices and procedures that would be acquired through clinical experience and clinical research studies required
  • Basic knowledge and appropriate application of biostatistics; preferred
  • Proficiency using standard office software suites. preferred
TravelAbility to travel up to 30% 15% international travel. 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.