Medical Information Manager

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Date: 28-Apr-2021

Location: Brussels, Belgium, 1420

Company: Daiichi Sankyo Europe

Legal Entity: Daiichi Sankyo Belgium


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, the Group’s 2025 vision is to become a “Global Pharma Innovator with Competitive Advantage in Oncology”. Our European headquarters are in Munich, Germany and we have affiliates in 12 European countries. For more information about Daiichi Sankyo Europe and its Belgian affiliate :



The Medical Information Manager reports to the Medical Director.


Purpose of the job

The Medical Information Manager organises the internal and external medical information. This is done via medical training according to latest scientific information and aligned with strategic priorities; via ensuring the scientific correctness of customer-facing material and via providing answers to unsolicited requests for medical information. The Medical Information Manager safeguards patients’ safety as local safety officer for pharmacovigilance and assists the Responsible for Information and Publicity for sample oversight activities.


Result areas

Be responsible for medical training


The Medical Information Manager organises the cardiovascular training in close collaboration with the training manager and the medical affairs team.


Core activities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide basic cardiovascular training to sales force
  • Regularly update the on-boarding training with newest information
  • Provide update trainings in collaboration with the medical affairs team (medical manager and MSLs) for update trainings to sales force
  • Provide training on (but not limited to) SmPC updates
  • Be responsible for the local use of Campus Plus (learning management system)
  • Screen the literature in relevant therapeutic area's (DS products and competitors) for the detection of adverse events (see LSO function) and to compile the information in regular newsletters



Review of customer-facing material

The Medical Information Manager assists the Responsible for Information and Publicity for
the review of customer-facing material.


Core activities include but are not limited to:

  • Be responsible for the medical accuracy of all promotional and educational materials as last check before final approval by the Responsible person for Information and Promotion (RIP)
  • Be responsible for the approval of some external material (upon delegation by the RIP)
  • Train authors of material about requirements related to external communications
  • Be the Veeva (approval system) local champion


Provide medical information to external customers

The Medical Information Manager organises customer-centric medical information in collaboration with all medical personnel involved in medical information activities.


Core activities include but are not limited to:

  • Answer to unsolicited requests by HCPs or internal departments while using the medical information system
  • Train medical affairs members (e.g. MSLs) on the process, rules/requirements and the system for medical information


Pharmacovigilance (PV)

Core activities include but are not limited to:

  • Act as the Local Safety Officer (DLSO)
  • Train the deputy LSO(s)
  • Provide PV on-boarding training and annual update trainings in collaboration with the LSO
  • Works together with the Quality Affairs Manager for audits and inspections in the field of PV


Sample oversight


Core activities include but are not limited to:

  • Collaboration with Responsible Person for Good Distribution Practices and Responsible Person for Information and Publicity for sample management oversight according Royal Decree of January 11th, 1993.



  • Mandatory Medical Doctor or Pharmacist
  • Perfectly trilingual French, Dutch and English
  • High people agility, ability to work in cross functional teams
  • Collaboration and Respect
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Influencing and Convincing others
  • Task Management and Result Orientation
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Change Management
  • Customer and Market Orientation
  • Self Management
  • Conceptual

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.