Medical Expert Hematology

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Date: 19 Sep 2023

Location: Madrid, Spain, 28223

Company: Daiichi Sankyo Europe


Passion for Innovation. Compassion for Patients.

Daiichi Sankyo and its 16,000 employees in more than 20 countries are dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical products. In Europe, we focus on two areas: In the cardiovascular space, our strong portfolio of medicines reflects our long-standing commitment and shows that we care for every heartbeat; in oncology our goal is to become a global pharma innovator until 2025 by providing novel therapies to patients across the world. Our European headquarters are in Munich, Germany, and we have affiliates in 13 European countries.


Medical Expert Hematology



In your function you will act as the primary point of contact and the local key scientific expert for Quizartinib and AML disease with internal and external stakeholders in Spain, in the Daiichi-Sankyo European Medical Affairs team and report directly to the Director European Medical Affairs Hematology, dotted line to the Medical Director Oncology Spain.


This is a mixed position mainly based on MSL activities (70-80% on the field) and with national office-based activities (for example: national advisory board, a symposia, compliance for material approvals, HCP contracts, etc).


Roles and Responsibilities:


  • Communicate the Scientific value of hematological products (focus on Quizartinib), to internal and external stakeholders and have a customer centricity approach involving KEEs, nurses, scientific country AML collaborative groups
  • Mapping the Key External Experts (KEE) tier 1 and 2 as well as to establish and maintain professional relationships with medical and scientific opinion leaders and relevant medical societies
  • Support medical affairs activities and generation and dissemination of data to the main/key stakeholders
  • Discuss ISS with KEEs if there is a need aligned with the regional medical director
  • Ability to manage a country budget aligned with the regional medical director in line with company polices.
  • To be the first point of contact in the country with hematologists
  • To be the expert regarding AML disease, treatments landscape and Quizartinib medical value
  • Through scientific interactions, champion the medical value of hematology compounds (focus in Quizartinib) in the pipeline and contribute to the fostering of innovative approaches
  • Develop and execute an external stakeholder engagement plan aligned with the regional medical director in charge of Quizartinib
  • Coordinate and align successfully the cross functional prelaunch and launch activities for Hematology compounds (focus in Quizartinib), including Market Access activities, such as support on value dossier, access at regional level and regulatory support
  • Set up local advisory boards and symposia around local key congresses aligned with the European strategy
  • Respond to scientific queries from Hematologists with regards to our hematological pipeline products in development, based on Medical Affairs and Medical Information documents
  • Support and manage Medical Affairs clinical activities strategy, planning, design, and execution (in close co-operation with HQ and CROs)
  • Contribute to the pre-launch and launch steps of new hematology products (providing scientific support)
  • Contribute and execute the R&D clinical trials (site selection, SIV and follow up of clinical trials)
  • Could be involved to support the reimbursement dossier for a medical perspective if needed
  • Ensure compliance requirements are factored into programs' scientific activities
  • Express attitude to work in a cross functional team
  • Conducts all activities in accordance with the applicable laws, rules, and regulations





  • Scientific background (MD, PharmD, PhD, other scientific degree)
  • Experience as MSL or other roles in Medical Affairs/R&D is preferred
  • Oncology knowledge/expertise in hematology highly recommended
  • Experienced in communicating with medical-scientific opinion leaders
  • Ability to learn, retain and present detailed scientific information quickly and accurately
  • Good skill in presenting, communicating, and facilitating discussions with small and large groups in an engaging manner
  • Field based within the area of activity or available to definitively relocate
  • Ability to work in a matrix and multicultural organization
  • High self-motivation, assertiveness, and goal orientation
  • "Hands on" mentality
  • Local Language plus Very Good English 
  • MS-Office skills
  • Good understanding on local laws and procedures



Location: Madrid.


Other Competencies: 


  • Identification with Key Behaviors:


      • Be Inclusive & Embrace Diversity
      • Collaborate & Trust
      • Develop and Grow


  • Identification with Daiichi Sankyo's Global Values:  Integrity, Innovation & Accountability

What we offer

Working at Daiichi Sankyo

At Daiichi Sankyo in Europe, we offer a workplace where your voice is heard. Everything we do, we do with a high level of commitment and a clear focus on patients’ needs. We know that our bold ambition to change patients’ lives for the better can only be achieved through the power of collaboration and the exploration of new approaches. Thus, we encourage our colleagues across Europe to be courageous, to bring their ideas to the table and to embrace opportunities to grow. When you join our European family, you will be a part of a dynamic company where everyone, no matter their role, rolls up their sleeves and gets things done.