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NL-Medical Expert Hematology


Passion for Innovation. Compassion for Patients.

Daiichi Sankyo and its 16,000 employees in more than 20 countries are dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical products. In Europe, we focus on two areas: In the cardiovascular space, our strong portfolio of medicines reflects our long-standing commitment and shows that we care for every heartbeat; in oncology our goal is to become a global pharma innovator until 2025 by providing novel therapies to patients across the world. Our European headquarters are in Munich, Germany, and we have affiliates in 13 European countries. For more information: www.daiichi-sankyo.eu .

Medical Expert Hematology

Daiichi Sankyo Nederland B.V.

The Position

In your function you will act as the primary point of contact and the local key scientific expert for Quizartinib and AML disease with internal and external stakeholders in The Netherlands, in the Daiichi-Sankyo European Medical Affairs team and report directly to the Director European Medical Affairs Hematology ( dotted line with the country relevant member ).

This is a mixed position mainly based on MSL activities (70-80% on the field) and with national office-based activities (for example: national advisory board, a symposia, HCP contracts, etc).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Communicate the Scientific value of hematological products (focus on Quizartinib), to internal and external stakeholders and have a customer centricity approach involving KEEs, nurses, scientific country AML collaborative groups
  • Mapping the Key External Experts (KEE) tier 1 and 2 as well as to establish and maintain professional relationships with medical and scientific opinion leaders and relevant medical societies
  • Support medical affairs activities and generation and dissemination of data to the main/key stakeholders
  • Discuss IIS with KEEs if there is a need aligned with the regional medical director
  • Ability to manage a country budget aligned with the regional medical director in line with company policies.
  • To be the first point of contact in the country with hematologists
  • To be the expert regarding AML disease, treatment landscape and Quizartinib medical value
  • Through scientific interactions, champion the medical value of hematology compounds (focus on Quizartinib) in the pipeline and contribute to the fostering of innovative approaches
  • Develop and execute an external stakeholder engagement plan aligned with the regional medical director in charge of Quizartinib
  • Coordinate and align successfully the cross functional prelaunch and launch activities for Hematology compounds (focus on Quizartinib), including Market Access activities, such as support on value dossier, access at regional level and regulatory support
  • Set up local advisory boards and symposia around local key congresses aligned with the European strategy
  • Respond to scientific queries from Hematologists with regards to our hematological 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 the pre-launch and launch steps of new hematology products (providing scientific support)
  • Contribute and execute the R&D clinical trials (site selection, SIV and follow-up of clinical trials)
  • Could be involved to support the reimbursement dossier for a medical perspective if needed
  • 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


  • Scientific background (MD, PharmD, PhD, other scientific degree)
  • Experience as MSL or other roles in Medical Affairs/R&D is preferred
  • Oncology knowledge/expertise in hematology highly recommended
  • Experienced in communicating with medical-scientific opinion leaders
  • 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
  • Dutch plus very good English
  • MS-Office skills
  • Good understanding on local laws and procedures

What we offer

Working at Daiichi Sankyo

At Daiichi Sankyo in Europe, we offer a workplace where your voice is heard. Everything we do, we do with a high level of commitment and a clear focus on patients’ needs. We know that our bold ambition to change patients’ lives for the better can only be achieved through the power of collaboration and the exploration of new approaches. Thus, we encourage our colleagues across Europe to be courageous, to bring their ideas to the table and to embrace opportunities to grow. When you join our European family, you will be a part of a dynamic company where everyone, no matter their role, rolls up their sleeves and gets things done.

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