Medical Science Liaison Oncology (m/f/x)

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Date: 29-Sep-2020

Location: Porto Salvo, Portugal, 00

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 office in Lisbon we are seeking highly qualified candidates to fill the position of a


Medical Science Liaison Oncology (m/f/x)


The position:

In your function you will act as the primary point of contact in the field for Daiichi-Sankyo Medical Affairs and report directly to the Medical Director Oncology.


Key responsibilities:

  • Communicate the Scientific value of company products, to internal and external stakeholders
  • Through scientific interactions, champion the medical value of our upcoming Oncology products and contribute to the fostering of innovative approaches
  • Develop and execute an external stakeholder engagement plan 
  • Respond to scientific queries from Oncologists to our 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 pre-launch and launch of new products providing scientific support
  • Support medical affairs activities, generation and dissemination of data
  • 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


Personal skills and professional experience:

  • Scientific background (MD, PhD, or other scientific degree with strong experience in Medical Affairs and Oncology)
  • Experience as MSL or other roles in Medical Affairs or R&D is preferred
  • Ability to quickly and accurately learn, retain and present detailed scientific information
  • 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
  • Good English and MS-Office skills

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.