Director Talent Management in Basking Ridge, NJ at DSI

Date Posted: 3/15/2020

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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 designing, developing and overseeing DSI’s talent management programs including workforce planning, performance management and succession planning.

  • Understands the DSI People Strategy and ensures talent management strategy and programs are aligned with the People Strategy and DSI business objectives
  • Sponsors an at least annual workforce planning process across the enterprise to ensure short, medium and long term talent needs are being identified and action plans created
  • Develops, implements and refines organization wide and function specific competency frameworks that set out the expectations and behavioral and skill requirements for respective levels of employees at DSI
  • Integrates those frameworks into talent management processes and works with others in HR to implement them into Rewards and Talent Acquisition programs as appropriate
  • Develops and implements assessment techniques designed to give actionable developmental feedback to employees and their managers
  • Works with HRBPs and others to define DSI talent needs and partners with other colleagues in Learning and Development and elsewhere in HR to ensure those needs are met collaboratively
  • Ensures that talent programs are managed cost effectively and are aligned with competitive benchmarks
  • Ensures DSI HR technology strategy includes appropriate Talent Management support elements but consistent with overall budget limitations
  • Manages team of talent professionals that are assigned to execute on specific talent management programs

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

Education: Bachelor’s degree required, Masters preferred

  • 10+ years of talent or other relevant HR experience
  • Experience in a management or supervisory position
  • Ability to translate business strategy and operational plans into actionable workforce and talent management plans and programs
  • Expertise in talent management practices, including performance management, succession management and workforce planning
  • Experience implementing and/or utilizing talent management technology
  • Ability to make data-driven and strategic decisions
  • Experience managing a group of individuals

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.