Senior Manager Global HEOR Oncology (m/f/x)

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Date: 02-Oct-2020

Location: Munich, Germany, 81379

Company: Daiichi Sankyo Europe

Affiliate: Daiichi Sankyo Europe GmbH



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 cardiovascular diseases, under the Group’s 2025 vision to become a “Global Pharma Innovator with Competitive Advantage in Oncology,” Daiichi Sankyo is primarily focused on providing novel therapies in oncology. Our European headquarters are in Munich, Germany and we have affiliates in 13 European countries including Denmark, where Copenhagen acts as the Nordic headquarter. For more information:



For our headquarter in Munich we are seeking highly qualified candidates to fill the position of


Senior Manager Global HEOR Oncology (m/f/x)


The position:

The purpose of this job is to develop Global HEOR strategies for the assigned Oncology products and execute global, comprehensive and scientifically rigorous HEOR activities for the assigned products, aligned with the global R&D, commercial and market access strategies, contributing to optimal pricing, reimbursement and market access.


Key responsibilities:

  • Provision of HEOR strategic direction to project teams
    • Contribute to HEOR strategic direction to Global Project Teams (GPTs) and Global Brand Teams (GBTs) and provide support to make recommendations on such aspects as appropriate comparators, target patient populations, clinical and economic end-points and patient-reported outcomes (PROs), ensuring the payer perspective is incorporated in the assigned clinical development programs and the evidence needed to support optimal market access is addressed. Contribute HEOR sections to target product profiles (TPPs), product development plans, clinical development plans, and commercialization plans and other critical documents.
  • Development of value propositions and execution and reporting of HEOR studies
    • Support the development of global value propositions that differentiate the assigned products for health policy decision-makers, government & commercial payers, consumers and other stakeholders and identify the supporting evidence requirements, aligned with the GPTs, GBTs, Regional HEOR and Market Access functions.
    • Contribute to the development and conduct HEOR studies such as early economic models, burden of illness studies and the development and validation of patient-reported outcome (PRO) instruments and lead the preparation of global value dossiers which present the product value propositions and the supporting evidence, aligned with the product development strategies and endorsed by the GPTs, GBTs, Regional HEOR and market access, to realize an optimal value demonstration of the products.
  • HEOR scientific publications & communications
    • Support the development HEOR communications (e.g. manuscripts, scientific forum presentations, slide kits, symposia), in collaboration with multi-functional teams, to build the peer reviewed published evidence supporting the value propositions for assigned products.
  • Vendor management
    • Effectively manage the process for projects outsourced to external consultancies and contractors, ensuring delivery according to key milestones, budget and to agreed and expected quality.
  • Internal Collaboration
    • Communicate effectively with internal global/regional functional peers and cross functional colleagues/teams, share knowledge and provide input on global HEOR needs, to enhance effective functioning of the DS matrix structure as well as contributing to meet program objectives and global HEOR goals.
  • Knowledge of HEOR scientific methods and health policy environment
    • Maintain and continue to enhance knowledge about HEOR scientific methods and the evolving public health policy and reimbursement environment in major (USA, Europe and Japan) and other pertinent markets.


Personal skills and professional experience:

  • Successful candidates will be able to meet the qualifications below with or without a reasonable accommodation.
  • Doctorate or Master’s degree in a relevant discipline (e.g., health economics, health services research, medicine, pharmacy, public health, psychometrics, epidemiology, and decision sciences).
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the health economics and outcomes research field in the consulting or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Hands on experience with HEOR methodologies across all phases of the product life cycle is preferred.
  • Keen insight and track record of successful application of HEOR data with key external stakeholders in all major international markets is preferred.
  • Knowledge of Oncology therapy areas is preferred. 
  • Drug development - Demonstrates understanding and (advanced) knowledge of key drug development processes, plans, studies, and strategies including the clinical, regulatory, scientific, operational, and commercial aspects of drug development. Uses knowledge to the organization’s advantage; generates new ideas and enables the organization to improve business performance.
  • HEOR scientific knowledge - Demonstrates understanding and (advanced) knowledge of HEOR methods and study designs, and the issues and challenges of applying these alongside clinical studies and in drug development. Applies this knowledge to design HEOR strategies and studies and solve problems.
  • Knowledge of industry and policy environment - Demonstrates deep understanding of the commercial and market access policy environment across major markets and harnesses this knowledge to design effective HEOR evidence development strategies to support optimal market/patient access for Daiichi Sankyo medicines.
  • Influencing Skills
  • Strategic thinking
  • Ability to travel up to 10%




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 foward to hearing from you.