Director GMA Oncology - Medical Information & Education (m/f/x)

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Date: 14-Sep-2021

Location: All Europe, Europe, 81379

Company: Daiichi Sankyo Europe

Affiliate: Daiichi Sankyo Europe GmbH



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Daiichi Sankyo is dedicated to creating new modalities and innovative medicines by leveraging our world-class science and technology for our purpose “to contribute to the enrichment of quality of life around the world.” In addition to our current portfolio of medicines for cancer and cardiovascular disease, Daiichi Sankyo is primarily focused on developing novel therapies for people with cancer as well as other diseases with high unmet medical needs. With more than 100 years of scientific expertise and a presence in more than 20 countries, Daiichi Sankyo and its 16,000 employees around the world draw upon a rich legacy of innovation to realize our 2030 Vision to become an “Innovative Global Healthcare Company Contributing to the Sustainable Development of Society.” For more information, please visit 


For our Global Oncology Medical Affairs Team (GMA) team located in the US (DSI) and in EU (DSE), we are looking for a


Director GMA Oncology - Medical Information & Education (m/f/x)


The Position:

The Director Global Medical Affairs (GMA) Oncology - Medical Information and Education works with the Director Medical Information & Education and GMA Oncology TA/franchise in developing and reviewing global high-quality medical information documents, ensuring accuracy and scientific balance. This position is responsible for execution of global scientific deliverables. The Director executes Medical Information & Education action plans and works closely with Regional teams to ensure alignment and consistency on medical information and training content. The Director leads the execution of internal global medical education trainings to support regional medical affairs team needs. This position also develops Global Medical Information and Education databases or platforms.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Ensure high quality, scientifically sound Global Medical Information Guidance Documents, to prepare Regional/Local Medical Affairs for responding to unsolicited requests from healthcare professionals
    • Oversee the timely execution of the development, review and approval process incorporating input/recommendations from other reviewers (e.g., Peer Reviewers, Legal Affairs reviewer, Supervisor) and discussing with other functions as needed
    • Ensure detailed peer review of medical information documents and provide appropriate and effective feedback/recommendations
  • Ensure execution of Medical Education training plan to internal associates internal medical training programs and content
    • Develop medical educational resources for external reactive use
    • External content to be used by Regional Medical Science Liaisons
  • Oversee comprehensive medical review and clearance of materials/programs as member of the GMA review team
    • Providing subject matter expertise to ensure comprehensive, high quality, medical review and appropriate sign-off/approval of materials/programs
  • Oversee the development of a GMA Medical Information and Education content and database
    • Interact with DS IT department and Medical Affairs systems personnel in the development and/or updating of systems-based solutions (e.g., electronic inquiry and document management systems)
  • Serve as integral member of the GMA Team to:
    • Ensure Regional Medical Information and Training function is aligned with the overall GMA strategies, plans and objectives
    • Assure knowledge and information transfer between Regional Medical Information and Training function and other functions across global/regional Medical Affairs
    • Drive the consistency in global/regional medical information
    • Plan and staff Medical Information booths at targeted medical conferences
  • Oversee projects/initiatives within GMA, or across functions, as assigned
  • Assist in developing/reviewing/updating Global policies and procedures
  • Sharing best practices across Global Medical Information, training new colleagues



  • Completed PharmD or PhD degree 
  • A minimum of four years experience in a medically-related field including industry experience in Medical Affairs
  • Professional experience in medical review and/or medical information
  • Demonstrated expertise in working successfully with cross-functional teams to achieve results
  • Ability to lead teams; demonstrates strong leadership skills
  • Strong oral/presentation and written communication skills
  • Strong relationship management skills; ability to work well within an international and cross-functional team
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • Expertise in pharmaceutical industry and applicable regulations
  • Experience in setting and adhering to departmental budgets
  • Knowledge of scientific methods, research design, and medical practices and procedures
  • Proficiency in maintenance of databases in support of Medical Affairs functions
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite of Technologies (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project etc.)


What we offer:

We offer an interesting, diversified and challenging position, good contractual conditions, flexible working models, all the social benefits of a modern company and a professional environment where you will have the opportunity for personal growth.


Please apply online at our Career Portal. We are looking forward to your application.