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Global Brand Associate Director

Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. • Bernards, NJ

Posted 13 days ago

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About Daiichi Sankyo Cancer Enterprise
The vision of Daiichi Sankyo Cancer Enterprise is to leverage our world-class, innovative science and push beyond traditional thinking in order to create meaningful treatments for patients with cancer. We are dedicated to transforming science into value for patients, and this sense of obligation informs everything we do. Anchored by our Antibody Drug Conjugate (ADC) and Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) Franchises, our cancer pipeline includes more than 20 small molecules, monoclonal antibodies and ADCs stemming from our powerful research engines: our two laboratories for biologic/immuno-oncology and small molecules in Japan, and Plexxikon Inc., our small molecule structure-guided R&D center in Berkeley, CA. Compounds in development include: quizartinib, an oral FLT3 inhibitor, for newly-diagnosed and relapsed/refractory AML with FLT3-ITD mutations; DS-8201, anADCfor HER2-expressing breast cancer and gastric cancer or other HER2-expressing solid tumors; and pexidartinib, an oral CSF-1R inhibitor, for tenosynovial giant cell tumor (TGCT), which is also being explored in a range of solid tumors in combination with the anti-PD1 immunotherapy pembrolizumab. For more information, please visit: .

Job Summary:

The Global Brand Associate Director is fully accountable for the development, integration, and execution of all strategic planning and commercialization efforts for assigned compound globally. Critical responsibilities include development and execution of all pre-launch and launch activities, counter-competitive strategic development, thought leader engagement, budget management, forecasting as well as coordinating commercialization activities with regional teams globally.

  • Ensure development, senior management approval and implementation of all launch brand development strategies and tactics including competitive framework assessment, market research, preliminary brand strategy (buying process, segmentation, brand character/book, positioning, target audience messaging, pre-launch communication and public relations initiatives for assigned compound.
  • Help develop and coordinate life cycle planning including all related financial forecasting requirements and thought leader engagement activities to drive continued differentiation and value optimization.
  • Take a leadership role in planning and execution of the global brand plan for assigned compound to address key strategic brand issues toward commercial optimization.
  • Support global commercial brand strategy team by facilitating timely resolution of business issues.
  • Ensure commercial direction is provided to cross-functional teams including but not limited to product clinical development team(s), AML Franchise, LCM, HEOR, PRA, medical affairs, manufacturing and PR. This should be proactive and facilitate the timely resolution of business-critical issues.
  • Provide formal and informal leadership across extended regional and HQ team members.
  • Ensure all strategies, tactics, and activities related to the commercialization of assigned compound are compliant with DS policies.

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


  • Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; emphasis in payer marketing is preferred; MBA or other advanced degree is preferred.
  • Seven+ years in pharmaceutical/biotech commercial industry experience required including established competency in marketing; 2+ years pharmaceutical marketing in the US or EU market required
  • Experience in leading global commercial cross-functional and cross-cultural matrix teams is a plus
  • Hematology or Oncology sales experience preferred
  • Therapeutic knowledge (Hematology/oncology) and specific commercial knowledge of AML market is strongly preferred.
  • Familiarity with global and key regional oncology and hematology commercial markets and environments preferred.

Ability to travel up to 25%

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.

Job ID: 8826BR
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