Regional Medical Manager Oncology Nordics (m/f/x)

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Date: 11-Mar-2019

Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

Company: Daiichi Sankyo Europe

Legal Entity: Daiichi Sankyo Oncology Nordics ApS


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:

For Daiichi Sankyo Oncology Nordics ApS we are seeking highly qualified candidates to fill the position:



Regional Medical Manager Oncology Nordics (m/f/x)



The Position:

Provides specialist medical/scientific strategic and operational input into core medical affairs activities such as:

  • Health-care professional/provider interactions
  • Generation of clinical and scientific data
  • Educational initiatives (medical education, data, guidelines and value proposition)
  • Safeguarding patient safety
  • Collaborate with R&D and clinical development teams to support product development
  • Works closely with marketing and commercial teams to provide medical input into core brand strategies, and to support medical/marketing activities and market access
  • Provide scientific and technical support for assigned products
  • Deliver scientific presentations
  • Develops and maintains professional and credible relationships with, key opinion leaders
  • Actively participate in relevant Brand Teams and helps develop medical affairs strategies for assigned products
  • Provide relevant scientific and technical training internal and external stakeholders


Key responsibilities:

  • Support the local medical affairs plan for product life cycle management
  • Responsible for timely execution of medical affairs plan within budget
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders (R&D, commercial, regional/other affiliate’s medical teams) and external stakeholders (key opinion leaders, advocacy and cooperative groups)
  • Acts as medical expert and leader in interactions with external stakeholders (e.g., regulatory authorities, key opinion leaders)
  • Represent DS at medical meetings, conferences, advisory boards, outreach meetings at key institutions, and in interactions with key opinion leaders
  • Establishes and approves scientific materials scientific rational, design of local concepts/protocols and study results reports across different oncology products
  • Supports medical affairs activities and generation and dissemination of data supporting overall product scientific and business strategy
  • Responsible for understanding the regulatory requirements related to the clinical studies and global drug development and accountable for complying with those requirements; may serves as the scientific team interface for key regulatory discussions
  • Assists with the scientific review, development, approval, execution and communication of affiliate medical affairs sponsored or supported clinical research activities
  • May lead cross functional teams in development and execution of strategic initiatives requiring integration of multiple subprojects within the Oncology therapeutic area or Medical Affairs function
  • Ensures budgets, timelines, compliance requirements are factored into programs' scientific activities
  • Ability to work independently



  • Medical Doctorate (M.D.) degree or equivalent with relevant therapeutic specialty in an academic or hospital environment; completion of residency and/or fellowship is preferred
  • Minimum of 2-5 years of Medical Affairs and/or research and development experience in the biotech/ pharmaceutical industry, 5 years of experience is preferred
  • Must have an in-depth understanding of Medical Affairs role and process
  • Proven leadership skills in a cross-functional team environment
  • Ability to interact externally and internally to support the business strategy
  • Good knowledge of clinical trial methodology, regulatory requirements governing clinical trials and experience in development strategy and the design of protocols
  • Expert knowledge in Oncology therapeutic area
  • Must have an understanding of Pharmacovigilance practices for Clinical Development
  • Ability to interact externally and internally to support global business strategies
  • Strong understanding of the pharmaceutical business
  • Must possess good oral and written English communication skills
  • Must have an in-depth understanding of the Clinical Development process for Phase I-IV


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 hearing from you.