Medical Management Oncology Europe Solid Tumors / Sarcoma (m/f/x)

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Date: 11-Jul-2019

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. The Group’s 2025 Vision is to become a “Global Pharma Innovator with Competitive Advantage in Oncology”. Our research and development is primarily focused on bringing forth novel therapies in oncology, including immuno-oncology. Our European headquarters are in Munich, Germany and we have affiliates in 12 European countries. For more information:



For our Medical Affairs department at Daiichi Sankyo Europe GmbH in Munich we are seeking highly qualified candidates to fill the position:


Medical Management Oncology Europe Solid Tumors / Sarcoma (m/f/x)



The Position:

The Medical Management Oncology Europe Solid Tumors / Sarcoma will provide strategic execution of the European scientific and medical affairs plan to ensure a success pre-launch and post launch activities for Daiichi Sankyo oncology products. He/she will be the regional oncology sarcoma area expert for internal and external stakeholders.


Key responsibilities:

  • Develop and ensure the appropriate implementation of the scientific and medical affairs strategy for Pexidartinib in close collaboration with key stakeholders (R&D, Commercial, KAMs, MSLs, etc.)
  • Maintain an active network of key opinion leaders and community oncologists with specific focus on sarcoma
  • Provide strategic input to the oncology planning and execution of brand plans at global and regional level
  • Work closely with and influencing clinical development on all aspects, including study design, initiation, and monitoring of clinical studies, phase II-phase IV
  • Interacting with experts at medical meetings, advisory boards, and outreach meetings to represent Daiichi Sankyo and strengthen its reputation in oncology
  • Maintaining external orientation by participating actively in external Oncology events and activities
  • Responsible for timely execution of the European medical affairs plan within budget
  • Acts as the medical expert and leader in interactions with external stakeholders (e.g., regulatory authorities, key opinion leaders, R&D, global medical affairs)
  • Drive the medical affairs activities and generation of key data to support overall product life cycle management and business strategy
  • Be the primary contact for scientific expertise for sarcoma within the medical affairs group for affiliates, global teams, and external experts/customers


Professional experience and personal skills:

  • Medical Doctor (M.D.) degree with relevant therapeutic specialty in oncology/sarcoma preferred
  • Completion of a residency program and/or fellowship is preferred
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of medical affairs and/or development experience in the biotech/ pharmaceutical industry
  • Must have an in-depth understanding of medical affairs role and process
  • Ability to interact externally and internally to support global and regional business strategy
  • Proven leadership skills in matrix organizations and ability to bring out the best in others in cross-functional teams. Must be able to lead through influence
  • Extensive knowledge of clinical trial methodology, regulatory and compliance requirements governing clinical trials and experience in development of clinical strategy and the design of study protocols
  • Must possess excellent oral and written English communication skills
  • Ability to exercise judgment and address complex problems and create solutions
  • Ability to build effective working relationships (internal/external), experienced in working in a matrix environment


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.