Regional Medical Advisor Oncology (m/f/x) Sweden

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Date: 15-Aug-2019

Location: Nationwide, Sweden, 1500

Company: Daiichi Sankyo Europe

Legal Entity: Daiichi Sankyo Oncology Nordics ApS


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 hypertension and thrombotic disorders, the Group’s 2025 vision is to become a “Global Pharma Innovator with Competitive Advantage in Oncology”. Our European headquarters are in Munich, Germany and we have affiliates in 13 European countries. For more information:


For Daiichi Sankyo Oncology Europe GmbH we are seeking highly qualified candidates to fill the position:



Regional Medical Advisor Oncology (m/f/x) Sweden


The Position:


To be a therapeutic area oncology 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 to be considered a trusted scientific counterpart and partner.
To maximize company product value through high scientific quality communication with leading specialists on a peer-to-peer basis.

Through activities in line with the medical affairs plan, the Regional Medical Advisor Oncology is jointly responsible for the realization

of short-term and long-term company goals.



Key Responsibilities:


  • Develop and execute an external stakeholder management plan in close collaboration and coordination with the respective cluster organization in Medical Affairs, Commercial and Market Access
  • 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 healthcare 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
  • Organize and participate in medical education activities: identify/support/educate speakers
  • Act as a reference point for commercial and market access functions for any scientific query, in collaboration with medical information as appropriate
  • Support and manage medical affairs clinical activities strategy, planning, design and execution (in close cooperation with HQ 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 headquarter, 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
  • Support medical affairs activities and 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
  • Ability to work independently





  • Medical Doctorate (M.D.) degree, PhD in medical/biological sciences or equivalent with relevant therapeutic specialty in an academic or hospital environment in oncology; completion of residency and/or fellowship in oncology area is “highly” preferred
  • Minimum of 2-5 years of Medical Science Liaison and or medical affairs and/or research and development experience in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry
  • Must have an in-depth understanding of MSLs 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
  • Fluency in English and Swedish, oral and written communication



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 forward to hearing from you.