Senior Manager Global Oncology Scientific Engagement (m/f/x)

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Date: 28-Apr-2021

Location: All Europe, Europe, 81379

Company: Daiichi Sankyo Europe

Affiliate: Daiichi Sankyo Europe GmbH


Passion for Innovation. Compassion for Patients.™

Daiichi Sankyo and its 15.000 employees in more than 20 countries are dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical products. 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 Competitive Advantage in Oncology”. Our European headquarters are in Munich, Germany and we have affiliates in 13 European countries. For more information:

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


Senior Manager Global Oncology Scientific Engagement (m/f/x)


The position:


The Senior Manager Global Oncology Scientific Engagement is responsible for the execution of activities in support of Global Medical Affairs Scientific Engagement strategies and plan for the assigned compound and therapeutic area (TA), under the guidance of the Director, GMA Oncology Scientific Engagement, Global Medical Affairs Team (GMAT) Lead, and/or relevant Heads of Scientific Engagement & Communications/Franchise.
 Oversee the management and execution of activities in support of Scientific Engagement strategies and plans for the respective compound and Solid Tumor therapeutic area (TA). This position is responsible for combining understanding of the medical landscape and insights from key external healthcare stakeholders to create comprehensive scientific engagement plans to support the overall business strategy. Leverages in depth medical knowledge to provide insights and support to the cross-functional Global Medical Affairs team including TA lead, medical information & education, patient advocacy, and publications, as well as other internal partners. Provide management support to junior team members. Establishes key strategic relationships and partnerships with the external healthcare community to enable flow of information from/to medical community. Responsible for Scientific Engagement strategies for the TA, in alignment with the GMA Oncology TA strategy.


Key responsibilities:


  • Development and execution of Global Key External Experts (KEE) engagement strategy and operational plan. Management and updating of KEE mapping and engagement plans, and related systems used for global coordination of medical activities
  • Support coordination of Global scientific engagements (KEE, patient advocacy, professional society, and other HCP stakeholders) at major congresses, in collaboration with Global Medical Affairs Team leads, regional and country medical leads, and other relevant internal cross-functional stakeholders. This includes alignment with Global Marketing, R&D, and Cancer Enterprise stakeholders
  • Support management of Vendor activities and tracking of milestones for payments of activities related to these GMA scientific engagement projects
  • Management of activities supported by grants & sponsorships, such as external medical education (CME, standalone or industry-sponsored symposia). Completion and submission of related legal and compliance applications and associated follow up with requestors
  • Responsible for the execution of global medical Advisory Boards and/or other input-seeking medical activities in alignment with GMAT lead
  • Support management of Vendor activities and tracking of milestones for payments of activities related to GMA input-seeking projects
  • Manage consistent collection of medical insights from key global/regional/local medical activities for assigned TA in coordination with GMAT lead and other relevant cross-functional stakeholders and collate for reporting to key stakeholders and to help inform the overall medical plan for the respective TA
  • Support creation of standard operating procedures as it relates to Global Medical Affairs Scientific Engagement activities across the Oncology therapeutic area. Ensure all strategies, tactics, and activities are compliant with DS policies


Required experience and skills:


  • Minimum 4 or more years in pharma at local, regional and/or global level
  • Experience in a project lead or program management
  • Experience in working extensively with the MS suite of products (Project, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word)


Preference skills:


  • Strong knowledge of current clinical practice in Oncology / Hematology / Solid Tumor other relevant disease areas
  • Strong knowledge in and understanding of scientific engagement activities (including advisory boards, symposia, etc.)
  • Ability to effectively engage external stakeholders across a broad range of audiences and activities
  • Ability to manage and optimize resources and budget to meet business needs; have excellent project management skills
  • Provide medical expertise to ensure successful product launches across functions
  • Lead and manage different activities
  • Build strong internal and external relationships with diverse stakeholders that maximize alignment and organizational effectiveness
  • Display enterprise leadership in all aspects of the role by gaining alignment across functions and divisions
  • Integrate medical expertise with commercial perspective Expertly manage ambiguity and complex situations
  • Internal Budget Accountability, strong collaboration/relationship management skills, organizational/planning skills, presentation skills (oral/written), ability to prioritize and influence without authority, customer focused and results oriented


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 foward to hearing from you.