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Date: 09-Sep-2021

Location: Nationwide, Belgium, 1420

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. For more information:



The Medical Science Liaison Cardiovascular (MSL CV) is member of the DSBE medical affairs department and member of the cross-functional regional teams.


Purpose of the job

The MSL CV builds long-term partnerships and advocacy with external customers to improve patient care. (S)he demonstrates mastery and innovation in the ability to develop on-going professional relationships with national and regional healthcare opinion leaders and healthcare professionals to provide medical and scientific support for Daiichi Sankyo initiatives in selected therapeutic areas. Within the agreed strategy, the MSL 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 MSL identifies and establishes networks for most effective and efficient medical-scientific communication.


Result areas


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


  • Has a strong cross-functional strategic focus
  • Contributes to the national KEE plan, owned by the Medical Manager  
  • Is responsible for the regional KEE plan, in collaboration with the commercial colleagues
  • Ensures Medical Affairs input is given into the regional plans
  • Executes Medical part of the regional plan


Liaises with external customers to enhance acceptance and advocacy of Daiichi Sankyo contributions to advancing medical practice (products, evidence and services) within the scientific community


  • Builds rapport and maintains peer-to-peer relationships with key influencers at major academic institutions, hospitals and scientific societies
  • Tailors patient-centric peer-to-peer scientific discussions to customer needs, incorporating promptly latest scientific evidence, in compliance with local rules and regulations
  • Collects insights from KEEs and brings these insights into the company via peer-to-peer discussions or advisory boards
  • Supports speakers in preparing and delivering presentations and scientific contributions upon request, e.g. accompanies 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 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
  • Reactively and balanced advises customers 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
  • Provides answers upon unsolicited requests for scientific information in line with medical information rules (use of medical information system, preapproved documents…) and in alignment with Medical Information Manager





  • Master in Sciences, Bio Engineer, Pharmacist or equivalent 
  • Mandatory perfectly trilingual  Dutch, English and French
  • High people agility, ability to work in cross functional teams
  • Collaboration and Respect
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Influencing and Convincing others
  • Task Management and Result Orientation
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Change Management
  • Customer and Market Orientation
  • Self Management
  • Conceptual


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.