Associate Director, Medical Communications

Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.
Job Location
Parsippany, NJ
Job Description

We are currently seeking an Associate Director, Medical Communications in our Parsippany, NJ location. This position will work with the Senior Director, Medical Program Leader and Associate Director, Medical Research to implement the medical communication plan(s) for the Thrombosis Therapeutic Area and respective product(s) in alignment with brand, development, and business objectives
In this position, you will be responsible for planning, management, and execution of the global and/or regional Medical Communication Plan, including but not limited to publications and medical slides. You will oversee development of medical slide sets to assure alignment with strategic direction of brand and/or therapeutic area and assure alignment with key stakeholders. You will be responsible for the management and execution of the publication plan and provide timely and critical review of materials (e.g., manuscripts, abstracts, etc) as needed. The Associate Director will track and manage the budget and oversee external vendor/agency activities.

Education/Experience: Qualified candidates with MD, PharmD, or PhD in Health Sciences preferred. A minimum of 3 years of pharmaceutical industry, clinical, and/or academic experience for MD, PharmD, or PhD and minimum of 5 years of pharmaceutical industry experience or 7 years with publication/communication agency for MS degree in health sciences. Experience with publication planning is required and previous experience in Therapeutic Area is required. A basic knowledge and appropriate application of biostatistics and proficiency using standard software suites is preferred. Excellent written and oral communication skills, particularly strong formal presentation skills; strong interpersonal skills; possession of strong scientific analytical skills; excellent planning and organizational skills; experience in managing budgets; understanding of good publication practices and guidance; proficient in Datavision. Must be willing to travel 15% of time.

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