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Date: 12-Sep-2021

Location: Madrid, Spain, 28045

Company: Daiichi Sankyo Europe

Legal Entity: Daiichi Sankyo España S.A.U

Pasión por la Innovación. Compromiso con los Pacientes.™

Daiichi Sankyo y sus 15,000 empleados en más de 20 países se dedican a la creación y suministro de productos farmacéuticos innovadores. La visión del grupo en 2025 es convertirse en una "farmaceutica global e innovadora con ventaja competitiva en oncología". Nuestra investigación y desarrollo se centra principalmente en producir nuevas terapias en oncología, incluida la inmunooncología. Nuestra sede europea se encuentra en Munich, Alemania, y tenemos filiales en 12 países europeos. Para más información:

The position:


The Oncology Medical Science Liaison with therapeutic area Oncology is a scientific expert, responsible for discussing our products, patients’ treatment trends and studies in the therapeutic areas in which we are involved, on a peer-to-peer basis with a defined audience of Leading Specialists (Physicians, Pharmacists, Hospital Managers, Board Members of Scientific Societies, and other stakeholders), and is considered as a trusted scientific counterpart and partner.

He/she will maximize company product value through high scientific quality communication with Leading Specialists on a peer-to-peer basis. Furthermore, the incumbent is jointly responsible for the realization of short-term and long-term company goals through activities in line with the Medical Affairs Plan.

Key responsibilities:


•    Develop and execute an external stakeholder management plan in close collaboration with the crossfunctional team 
•    Communicate the value of company products, contribute to e.g. market access activities and formulary discussions
•    Through scientific interactions, champion the medical value of our products fairly based on the risk-benefit profile of our drugs and contribute to the fostering of innovative approaches
•    Represent the company to other therapeutic area stakeholders including professional associations and patient organizations in cooperation with other Medical functions
•    Proactive and reactive communication of medical scientific data to Leading Specialists and broader external health-care related audiences
•    Communicate non-promotional general information about our company, including pipeline, research and development programs and other relevant information
•    Respond to unsolicited scientific queries from customers for approved products and products/indications in development, based on Medical Affairs and Medical Information documents
•    Use digital technologies and new media to support proactive and reactive communication
•    Organization and participation in Medical Education activities: Identify/support/educate speakers
•    Support and manage Medical Affairs clinical activities strategy, planning, design and execution (in close co-operation with Headquarters and CROs)
•    Support the set up and follow up of registries and other non-interventional Medical Affairs studies
•    Propose investigators and sites for interventional and non-interventional Medical Affairs studies
•    Manage field based medical projects
•    Ensure a link between Headquarters, local Medical Department and Key Opinion Leaders
•    Contribute the pre-launch and launch steps of new products providing scientific support 
•    Represent Daiichi Sankyo at medical meetings, conferences, advisory boards, etc. at key institutions, and in interactions with key opinion leaders
•    Supports medical affairs activities, generation and dissemination of data supporting overall product scientific and business strategy
•    Assist with the scientific review; development, approval, execution and communication of affiliate Medical Affairs sponsored or supported clinical research activities
•    Visit Key Accounts and Key Opinion Leaders to answer any medical/scientific questions concerning the molecule / product                                                    
•    Ensure budgets, timelines, compliance requirements are factored into programs' scientific activities


Professional experience and personal skills:

•    Medical Doctorate (M.D.) degree or Health Science degree.
•    Completion of residency and/or fellowship in oncology area is “highly” preferred.
•    Minimum of 2-5 years of MSL and or Medical Affairs and/or research and development experience in the biotech / pharmaceutical industry
•    Must have of an in-depth understanding of MSL's 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
•    Strong understanding of the pharmaceutical business
•    Excellent oral and written Spanish and English communication skills
•    Ability to work independently
•    Preferably residence in Madrid.

Documentos para la solicitud de empleo:

  • Carta de presentación & CV.