Assoc Dir Diversity & Inclusion in Basking Ridge, New Jersey at DSI

Date Posted: 10/15/2019

Job Snapshot

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 the development of the Diversity & Inclusion strategy and program to ensure the optimal attraction, development and retention of diverse talent.

Responsibilities:
  • Identifies Daiichi Sankyo’s diversity and inclusion needs and developing programs, policies and initiatives that meet those needs
  • Identifies DSI’s short- and long-term diversity and inclusion objectives and priorities
  • Responsible for developing initiatives in conjunction with all areas of HR and in partnership with business functions to support diversity and inclusion at DSI
  • Works closely with Learning and Development Manager to develop training and coaching programs for managers and employees on diversity and inclusion policies
  • Utilizes metrics to assess workforce demographic trends to ensure diversity and inclusion priorities are being met
  • Plans and executes diversity and inclusion focused programs such as monthly cultural events, professional development and diversity networks
  • Accountable for partnering with key external groups to build DSI reputation as leading diverse employer
  • Partners with the Head of Employee relations on EEO and affirmative action programs.
Qualifications: Successful candidates will be able to meet the qualifications below with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Education:Bachelors degree required; Masters degree preferred.

Experience:
  • 7-10 years of experience in Human Resources
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a Diversity and Inclusion role (or related field)
  • Ability to translate metrics, research and trends into strategy and improvement opportunities
  • Understanding of best practice Diversity and Inclusion initiatives in the market
  • Experience designing and executing new programs and processes
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 la