Director, Talent Acquisition in Basking Ridge, New Jersey at DSI

Date Posted: 1/15/2020

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Job Description

Join a Legacy of Innovation 110 Years and Counting!
With over 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 hypertension and thrombotic disorders, under the Group’s 2025 Vision to become a “Global Pharma Innovator with a Competitive Advantage in Oncology,” Daiichi Sankyo research and development is primarily focused on bringing forth novel therapies in oncology, including immuno-oncology, with additional focus on new horizon areas, such as pain management, neurodegenerative diseases, heart and kidney diseases, and other rare diseases.

Job Summary:
Responsible for Full life cycle end to end recruitment for assigned client group(s). Responsible for the development and execution of talent acquisition strategies aligned to broader and more complex business areas, and harder to fill roles. This position will create a rich diverse pipeline of talent for current and future vacancies both internally and externally and then source, assess, select and on-board.

  • Partners with HR Leaders, HRBPs and direct Hiring Managers to understand and interpret talent needs and requirements
  • Designs and executes innovative talent acquisition strategies for assigned client group(s) to build a pipeline of diverse candidates
  • Creates and presents solutions to Talent Acquisition issues and serves as a subject matter expert.
  • Develops presentations and presents Talent Acquisition solutions to client(s) relative to the hiring strategy, metrics, and requisition status update(s)
  • Ensures diverse interview panels and candidate pools for every requisition
  • Conducts Candidate screenings, interviews, and assessments with potential internal and/or external candidates utilizing standardized interview protocols
  • Assesses candidates for a variety of requirements such as behavioral fit, competencies and functional knowledge/skills
  • Promotes DSI as an Employer of Choice with potential candidates
  • Facilitates Recruitment Strategy Meetings and Candidate Debrief Meetings with key stakeholders, HRBPs, and direct Hiring Managers
  • Evaluates employment references from potential candidates
  • Partners with Total Rewards team to prepare and negotiate job offers for candidates
  • Maintains Applicant Tracking System to organize candidates to ensure accurate metrics and reporting
  • Serves as a subject matter expert on recruiting issues and trends, labor laws, and legislative initiatives that have short- and long-term implications for the business.
  • Manages multiple processes within HR Talent Acquisition (contingent worker processes and intranet portal) interfaces with legal on employment issues and understands business impact of HR Talent Acquisition as it relates to other areas; manages offer letters, I-9’s, and legal documents related to HR
  • Develops, implements, and improves recruitment processes, forms, templates, databases and tools, recruiting metrics, as well as implements strategies to improve metrics
  • Leads Talent Acquisition projects (3-6 month timeline) and monitors the recruitment and relocation budgets for respective client group(s)
  • Attends recruiting events and conferences on behalf of DSI
  • Meets or exceeds time to fill, candidate experience and quality of hire targets
Leadership Accountability:
  • Manages a team of 3 talent acquisition specialists and 1 contract recruiter and is responsible for the selection and on-going development and coaching of individual(s)
  • Oversees the team’s workload and assigns new requisitions in result to organizational expansions, reorganizations, and / or sales launch activities

Education: Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree preferred

  • 10+ years of total relevant experience in Talent Acquisition, or alternative relevant experience
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience managing direct reports is required
  • Preferred experience in recruiting talent for pharma and/or bio-tech industries

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.