Director HR Business Partner R&D in Basking Ridge, NJ at DSI

Date Posted: 7/8/2020

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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.

Job Summary
Responsible for the delivery of HRBP support for one or more large sub-groups of the DSI Enterprise by providing consultancy to key leaders and leadership teams with a focus on Workforce Planning, Talent Management, Change Management and OD. Client responsibility of high complexity and scope. May mentor or manage a team of HRBPs.

Responsible for HRBP support for one or more sub-groups of the DSI enterprise by providing consultancy to key leaders and leadership teams with a focus on Workforce Planning, Talent Management and OD. Will execute the following functions:
  • Understands and is clearly able to articulate the financial and scientific elements of the Daiichi Sankyo business strategy.
  • Understands and uses analytics to identify the business needs and priorities and the associated talent trends, challenges and opportunities
  • Provides direct feedback and input to the rest of HR on business specific priorities to inform the development of HR’s processes and programs
  • Effectively implements the Daiichi Sankyo people strategy
  • In partnership with senior leaders accountable for building a diverse talent pipeline for critical roles
  • Provides expert advice and support for organization design and change management to senior business leaders
  • Identifies, analyzes issues and opportunities which are outside of established policies and procedures and engages stakeholders to gain alignment and endorsement of solutions
  • Builds the Daiichi Sankyo workforce plan to increase the skills, engagement and productivity of the workforce to meet current and future business needs
  • Supports the Executive Director – HRPB to establish standard practices, tools and methods that HRBPs use in providing consultation for senior business leaders
  • Ensures a consistent approach to all talent processes (performance management, talent management, learning & development, succession planning) is applied across designated business areas
  • Ensures all transactional questions are directed to the Solution Delivery team
  • Actively seeks to ensure alignment of the HR People Strategy and Business Strategy.
  • Will provide guidance and strategic coordination of People Strategy matters with business clients and HR colleagues outside the US
  • Supports complex partnerships and collaborations (e.g.: AZ)
  • Identifies, defines and analyzes course (s) of action outside of established procedures and policies and engages stakeholders to gain alignment and endorsement
  • Leads complex projects
  • Manages complex and challenging stakeholders
  • Mentors junior level HRPBs
  • Provides thought leadership and direction to peers and all HR colleagues
  • Is aware of best practices and seeks opportunities to apply
  • Shares best practices and success stories externally (e.g. speaker engagements, conferences, etc.

Education: Bachelor's degree required, Masters degree preferred

  • 10+ years experience either in a business partner type role elsewhere or consulting
  • 5+ years experience in pharma and/or bio-tech industries
  • Broad HR knowledge
  • Experience working in a matrixed operating environment
Knowledge and Skills:
  • Understanding of business strategy and people strategy
  • Understands the DSI portfolio of medicines and the process to discover, develop and commercialize them
  • Ability to use critical thinking to identify key issues and interdependencies amongst functions
  • Strong consulting expertise
  • Expertise in human capital analytics
  • Experience managing team of people
  • Knowledge of key trends in the HR space
  • Expertise in talent management, change management, OD and workforce planning
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