About the job

Daiichi Sankyo is searching for a colleague with Passion for people, Innovation and compassion for Patients.

Daiichi Sankyo and its 17.000 employees in more than 20 countries are dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical products. We have a 2030 Vision to become an “Innovative Global Health Care Company Contributing to the Sustainable Development of Society”. Our European headquarters are in Munich, Germany and we have affiliates in 12 European countries. The Nordic headquarter opened in November 2018 and is based in Copenhagen, Denmark. For more information: www.daiichi-sankyo.eu. We are seeking highly qualified candidates to fill the position. Medical Advisor Finland, Oncology breast cancer with a passion for cross-functional team work

The Position:

To be a Therapeutic Area Oncology Scientific Lead for Finland, 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 Medical Advisor Oncology is responsible for the realization of short-term and long- term company goals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Co-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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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, and propose investigators and sites for interventional and non- interventional medical affairs studies
  • Ensure a link between headquarter, local medical department and key opinion leaders
  • 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

Professional experience and personal skills:

  • Strong scientific background e.g. Medical Doctorate (M.D.) degree or PhD in medical/biological sciences or equivalent with relevant therapeutic area knowledge
  • ·Knowledge from working in Medical Affairs is preferred but not required
  • 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
  • Proven collaborative skills in a cross-functional team environment
  • Ability to interact externally and internally to support the business strategy
  • Fluency in Finnish & English
  • Expected around 30 business travel days

Working in Daiichi Sankyo Nordics:

Daiichi Sankyo Nordics was established as an Oncology organization in 2018, based in Copenhagen, Denmark. We operate in all four Nordic countries: Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Finland. As an employee with Daiichi Sankyo Nordics, you can have a huge impact on the way we work and be part of building our culture. We have a “can-do” attitude and go the extra mile to reach our goals together as a team. This sometimes means to go beyond your own role to succeed.

Our success relies on courageous people who seize opportunities and turn them into results. This is the reason why we encourage our teams – also cross Europe – to challenge conventional thinking and share their ideas for success and learnings. Through innovative thinking and honest feed-back we can learn and leverage the full potential of our company. All based on trust.

PharmaRelations is assisting in the recruitment. Please send your CV and/or application via PharmaRelations website. We are not able to handle CVs via email. We handle the applications and interviews already before the due date, hence it may be beneficial to apply early. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Sari Reti, sari.reti@pharmarelations.fi / 040 643 2545 or Piia Rantala, piia.rantala@pharmarelations.fi/0407567664.