Associate Director, Human Resources Business Partner Sales/HO in Bernards, NJ at DSI

Date Posted: 7/1/2018

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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.

Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. is currently seeking an Associate Director, Human Resources Business Partner. This position partners with management, and HR Specialists to define, develop and implement HR solutions to optimize talent, improve processes and support business objectives. This position will also provide consulting expertise to clients on maximizing human capital to drive business results as well as consult with all levels of management in the effective resolution of employee relations issues.


Design and implement HR solutions to support business results for assigned clients. Diagnose organizational needs and provide HR expertise in talent management, organizational design, workforce planning, succession planning, development, performance management, employee engagement and change management. Consult with business leaders to identify and address specific organizational issues. Suggests intervention strategies to address key issues. Ensures delivery of leading HR services and innovative human capital management solutions.

Leverage talent as a strategic asset. Consult with management and Talent Acquisition team to identify critical positions (positions that have no immediate or short term successor) and develop solutions to close any gaps. Consult and educate managers regarding career development opportunities for employees. This includes identifying required skills and recommending training/education. Work with management to prepare development plans and align career plans for individual employees. Drive engagement and high performance culture at DSI.

Coach and counsel managers in the resolution of employee relations issues to ensure consistency of application and reduce the risk of litigation. Provide guidance on performance management issues and develop tools to better equip managers to deal with issues in a proactive manner. Lead or assist in investigations, as appropriate, provide guidance and recommendations for resolution. Represent Human Resources in formal disciplinary decisions. Creates strategies to pro-actively prevent ER issues.

Lead or represent Human Resources on cross-functional, inter-departmental teams or committees in support of company goals and objectives. Takes initiative in bringing forth mid to large scale projects that will impact business outcomes.

Excellent understanding of organization and organizational dynamics of a fast paced leadership team in order to drive organizations culture of accountability, integrity and innovation.


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 preferably in Human Resources Management or Business Administration or commensurate experience.
7+ years progressive professional-level experience in Human Resources. Experience managing and/or mentoring professional level HR Generalists is preferred.
Ability to travel up to 15%.

Additional Skills Required:

Proficiency in Microsoft Office
This position requires a proficiency of the competencies for the HRBP (Credible Activist, Culture and Change Steward, Talent Manager/Organization Designer, Strategy Architect, Operational Executor, Business Ally), with a strong demonstration in the following competencies: Credible Activist, Strategy Architect, Business Ally.

Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All 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.