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Date: 1 Apr 2024

Location: Istanbul, Türkiye, 34700

Company: Daiichi Sankyo Europe


Passion for Innovation. Compassion for Patients.


With over 120 years of experience and more than 17,000 employees in over 20 countries, Daiichi Sankyo is dedicated to discovering, developing, and delivering new standards of care that enrich the quality of life around the world.

In Europe, we focus on two areas: The goal of our Specialty Business is to protect people from cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death in Europe, and help patients who suffer from it to enjoy every precious moment of life. In Oncology, we strive to become a global pharma innovator with competitive advantage, creating novel therapies for people with cancer.

Our European headquarters are in Munich, Germany, and we have affiliates in 13 European countries and Canada.



The Medical Manager (MM) is a non-promotional role within the wider Daiichi Sankyo cross-functional team which demonstrates mastery and innovation in the ability to develop ongoing professional relationships with national and regional healthcare opinion leaders and healthcare professionals, and to provide medical and scientific support for Daiichi Sankyo initiatives in selected therapeutic areas. Within the agreed strategy, the MM educates healthcare professionals, Daiichi Sankyo internal colleagues (e.g. Medical, Marketing, and Sales), and decision makers in healthcare systems regarding therapeutic areas and related products and services developed and commercialized by Daiichi Sankyo. The MM identifies and establishes networks for most effective and efficient medical-scientific communication.

To maximize company product value through high scientific quality communication with leading specialists on a peer-to-peer basis. Through activities in line with the Medical Affairs Plan, the MM is jointly responsible for the realization of short-term and long-term company goals.



Job Description

* Liaises with thought leaders and medical centers to enhance acceptance and advocacy of Daiichi Sankyo’s contributions to advancing medical practice (products, evidence and services) within the scientific community

* Based on pre-defined segmentation and profiling criteria, identifies and maps qualified thought leaders and scientific networks on an international, national and regional level

* Develop and execute an external stakeholder engagement plan in close collaboration and coordination with the respective cluster organization in Medical Affairs, Commercial and Market Access

* Builds rapport and maintains peer-to-peer relationships with key influencers at major academic institutions, hospitals and scientific societies

* Support speakers and key influencers in preparing and delivering presentations and scientific contributions upon request, e.g. accompanying to international and national congresses and scientific events

* Ensures medical value messages on the products/areas of therapeutic interest are conveyed and advocacy for Daiichi Sankyo’s contributions to medical practice (products, studies and services) is developed

* Enhances company reputation in terms of medical and scientific expertise by engaging and discussing with thought leaders and key influencers on a high scientific level. Communicate non-promotional general information about our company, including pipeline, research and development programs and other relevant information

* Reactively and balanced advise thought leaders and clinicians on questions relating to product use (within and outside of the approved label) to better serve patient needs and in compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations

* Develops and implements medical education programs across the scientific community

* Identifies topics of interest among the scientific community by capturing customer insights and needs and effectively engages with collaborative clinical groups to define medical programs and activities where appropriate

* Is able to conduct scientific education programs in line with corporate requirements and ensure the validity of the scientific content

* Effectively communicates expert opinion on scientific, medical and regulatory information through Ad boards or seminars and develops strong scientific relationships by ensuring integrity and accuracy of data

* Supports the development and implementation of clinical trials and registries as planned by the medical team at a local stage

* Brings local support to clinical studies and registries management by providing scientific consulting services to trial investigators. Support and manage Medical Affairs clinical activities strategy, planning, design and execution (in close co-operation with HQ and CROs)

* Support the set up and follow up of registries and other non-interventional Medical Affairs studies. Assists with the scientific review, development, approval, execution and communication of affiliate medical affairs sponsored or supported clinical research activities

* Supports medical affairs activities and generation and dissemination of data supporting overall product scientific and business strategy. Propose investigators and sites for interventional and non-interventional Medical Affairs studies

* Provides scientific support to customer facing functions and conducts internal trainings to keep them updated on clinical data and scientific insights. Effectively supports customer facing functions by providing medical expertise

* Conducts internal scientific trainings on a regular basis to make sure all field force roles are aware of new clinical data and scientific insights. Provides customised scientific support (e.g. presentations, slide-kits, etc.) as requested in line with applicable laws, rules and regulations and product strategy

* Conducts all activities in accordance with the applicable laws, rules and regulations. Respects the rules governing relationships with Health Care Providers



Skills and additional Requirements

* Graduate of Medical School

* Medical Doctor (M.D) or Pharmacist with 2-5 years of experience in Medical Affairs within the pharmaceutical industry

* Have experience on the pharmaceutical industry, drug discovery, research & development, commercialization,

Demonstrated proficiency in the medical and scientific aspects in Cardiovascular therapeutic area, considered a significant advantage.

* Fluent English in reading, writing and oral communication

* Strong scientific communication and presentation skill

* Demonstrated analytical skills and a solid understanding of research methodology, project management

* Ability to learn and convey medical/scientific information to healthcare professionals and decision-makers and non-medical groups.

* Effectively contribute to work on multifunctional teams

*Established experience of building and strengthening external stakeholder relationships, including Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs), academic institutions, and other relevant organizations.

*Exceptional ability to fluently communicate and present scientific messages to high-profile internal and external stakeholders.



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