Coordinator, Programs & Grants Committee (PGC) in Basking Ridge, NJ at DSI

Date Posted: 6/29/2020

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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:

This position is responsible for the day to-to-day independent management of assigned components of the Program Grant Committee (PGC) process and operations. Assists Associate with creating metric reports and participating in PGC meetings. Involved in interacting with all departments within DSI who make submissions to the PGC.


Independent management, organization and administration of the PGC process by conducting intake and organizing all PGC requests in Electronic Document Management System (EDMS). Conduct independent initial review of incoming requests for assigned components to determine if they comply with policy and procedure requirements and warrant PGC review; make decisions regarding actions to be taken on each request, communicate with counsel and compliance on a regular basis; review grant submissions for compliance with policy and law; interact directly and frequently with field representatives and management to provide advice and guidance to them and conduct follow up on outstanding requests.

Manage, administer and maintain the Programs and Grants webpage. This includes developing new forms/periodic revisions to forms and portal, posting procedures, creating and delivering training material that can assist in training stakeholders on the PGC process, policies and procedures. Performs associated administrative responsibilities, including copying, scanning of PGC requests, data entry, maintenance of PGC requests, etc. Gathers information for reports, metrics, and generates various reports. This includes archiving of requests and related data (in accordance with company Records Management Program).

Utilize independent judgment and make decisions in responding to questions related to assigned matters, processes and procedures via telephone, e-mail or, as applicable, during committee meetings. Has in-depth knowledge of all company policies related to assigned areas and is able to train individuals on the PGC process, policies and procedures. Will approve/decline requests for types of requests where PGC has implemented a blanket approval process. Independently determine need for agreements and responsible for preparing of template agreements, work closely with attorneys on agreements. Responsible for flagging issues pertaining to anti-kickback laws and state reporting requirements for additional legal/attorney review.
Provides support for other projects within Legal and Corporate Affairs.

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

  • A.A. degree or equivalent required but B.A. preferred.
  • Minimum of two years pharmaceutical experience (e.g., plus commensurate experience with supporting program and grant requests or other legal administrative function preferred.)
  • Familiarity with laws and/or industry guidance governing interactions with healthcare professionals and/or knowledge of pharmaceutical marketing and sales activities preferred.
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.