Sr Associate, Content Portfolio Management in Basking Ridge, New Jersey at DSI

Date Posted: 10/23/2019

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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:

Supports the Daiichi Sankyo U.S. and EU locations by selecting, procuring and managing information resources, with careful consideration of business needs, cost efficiencies, and organizational priorities. Primary content liaison for data, information, and knowledge resources.


Develop and advance methods to continuously assess the needs of the organization and ensure business alignment for information resources - locally, regionally, globally.

Continue to monitor marketplace trends for information resources, including the evaluation and comparison of tools; partner with Procurement to negotiate with content providers, maximizing our support of regional and global business needs.

Development and maintain a governance model for information resources licensed, and a financing model for charge-backs and allocation.

Analyze content usage and provide meaningful evaluation of the content portfolio based on internal key performance indicators (KPIs); develop strategies to maximize ROI.

Manage process to maintain existing and new content, manage their contracts and financial administration, and work with users through change management.

Serve as Training Program Coordinator, partnering with vendors to maximize end-user awareness, experience and usage; develop marketing strategies for available content.

Ability to participate in early morning or late evening teleconferences with international colleagues



Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, or Procurement required
Master’s Degree in Library / Information Science or a Life Science preferred

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a corporate setting, with emphasis on content licensing, procurement required
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical industry preferred
  • Experience working in or with a library preferred
  • Experience working in a multicultural, multidisciplinary global environment
  • Must be self-driven, with demonstrated leadership in the support of projects
  • Excellent negotiation and relationship-management skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills; must be detail-oriented
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Skilled in using contemporary library science technologies and systems
  • PC literate including Word, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Technology experience with WebEx, GoToMeeting
  • Fluent Japanese a plus

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.