Skip to main content

VP, Global Specialty Medical Affairs

Job Description
Join a Legacy of Innovation 110 Years and Counting!

Daiichi Sankyo Group is dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical therapies to improve standards of care and address diversified, unmet medical needs of people globally by leveraging our world-class science and technology. With more than 100 years of scientific expertise and a presence in more than 20 countries, Daiichi Sankyo and its 15,000 employees around the world draw upon a rich legacy of innovation and a robust pipeline of promising new medicines to help people. 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, as well as other research areas centered around rare diseases and immune disorders.

Summary:

The purpose of the Lead of Global Specialty Medical Affairs (GSMA) is to take the leadership position to shape and implement the overall global medical affairs objectives for DS global specialty products. The candidate is expected to take the leading position to drive the development and implementation of global medical affairs strategies for specialty products, with special focus on global life-cycle phase specialty products and specialty/rare disease research/clinical development projects, as well as taking the key role in leading and shaping the Global Specialty Medical Affairs organization. The job is positioned within DSI or DSE and is based either in the US or Germany.

Responsibilities:

-Specialty Medical Strategy: Take the responsibilities to oversee integrated global medical affairs plan for all global Specialty products. Ensure that these plans are meeting the customer needs and aligned with the product development strategies, global brand strategies and regional medical affairs plans, and are also developed in manageable budgets.

-Specific Specialty Life-cycle Products and Specialty/Rare Disease Clinical Development Projects: Lead, communicate and execute the development of integrated global medical affairs plan for specific Specialty products with high priorities. For Specialty/Rare Disease Clinical Development projects, collaborate with Specialty Global Development in advancing pipeline projects. The scope includes key global medical affairs activities such as;

-KEE Engagement: Develop global KEE engagement strategies jointly with the global clinical development (for early stage projects) and regional MA and Global Marketing (for late-stage products).

-Scientific Discussion: Enhance scientific discussion with the top experts by conducting global advisory boards and other discussion forum to gain insights from the external experts for the future medical/scientific strategy development.

-PAG (Patient Advocacy Group) Interaction: Lead interaction with PAG for specific rare disease projects to advance clinical development

-Medical Leadership: Provide medical leadership towards the Global Brand Team by providing medical insights to the global brand strategy development and also secure medical accuracy for communications and materials that are relevant for global by conducting scientific review and approvals.

-Medical Communications and Publications: Drive publication strategy and planning and medical communication activities in collaboration with GMA Medical Communication members, Global Clinical Development, Global Marketing, Global HEOR and Regional Medical Affairs.

-LCM: Implement strategies to accelerate company sponsored global non-registration studies and investigator-initiated studies (IIS). Be a strategic partner for the team designing the Global Life- cycle strategies and global IIS strategies.

-Committees: Lead Specific GMAT (cross-regional MA committee). Core member of Global Specialty Business Leadership Team (GSBLT), Specialty Global Brand Teams (GBT), Specialty Global Project Teams (development, GPT). Ad-hoc member of GEMRAD and SMLT (Specialty Medicine Leadership Team)

-Specific Specialty Research Themes (exploratory non-clinical stage): Collaborate with SMLT (Specialty Medicine Leadership Team) especially Specialty Global Development in advancing pipeline research themes. Communicate and interact with KEEs and PAGs to gain medical insights and provide medical affairs inputs to global R&D strategy. The scope includes key global medical affairs activities such as;

-KEE Engagement: Develop global KEE engagement strategies jointly with SMLT especially Specialty Global Development and Global Specialty Marketing.

-Scientific Discussion: Enhance scientific discussion with the top experts by conducting global advisory boards and other discussion forum to gain insights from the external experts for the future medical/scientific strategy development.

-PAG (Patient Advocacy Group) Interaction: Lead interaction with PAG for specific disease to advance development of Specialty Research Themes

-Committees: Core member of Global Specialty Business Leadership Team (GSBLT). Ad-hoc member of SMLT (Specialty Medicine Leadership Team)

-Shaping the Global Specialty Medical Affairs organization: Take the leadership role in shaping the Global Specialty Medical Affairs organization optimal for Daiichi Sankyo Group jointly as part of entire Corporate Strategy Unit (CSU). The scope includes framing of the structure, capability needs and also filling the necessary gaps.

Qualifications: Successful candidates will be able to meet the qualifications below with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Education/Experience:

-MD Board certifications for clinical specialization (i.e., internal medicine, neurology, pediatri etc.) required

-10 or More Years Hands on experiences in various fields of medical affairs, such as developing scientific strategies, leading scientific exchange meeting with top experts, medical trainings, publications, clinical trials and clinical operations required

-Expertise in clinical medicine preferred

-Experiences in the industry to lead the Global Medical Affairs team for cardiovascular products preferred

-Experiences to be involved in the global launch of cardiovascular products from the planning phase preferred

-Experiences in the industry to lead the Global Medical Affairs team for Specialty/Rare Disease products preferred

-Experiences to be involved in the global launch of Specialty/ Rare Disease products from the planning phase preferred

Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

VP, Global Specialty Medical Affairs

Bernards, NJ
Full Time

Published on 01/21/2022

Share this job now