Commercial Operations Associate

Basking Ridge, New Jersey, United States
Apr 24, 2019
Pharm Country
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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:

The Commercial Operations Associate is part of the Career Development Program at Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. This program is a 3-year rotational program, targeted for recent graduates, which will provide broad exposure to various disciplines that contribute to the successful commercialization of our products. The program aims to foster the professional development of the incumbents through exposure to career broadening opportunities, mentorship, and involvement in strategic business initiatives.

This entry-level, professional role will allow the Commercial Operations Associate to develop a basic understanding of the healthcare environment and the pharmaceutical industry, discovering how a drug is brought to market. . To prepare for rotational assignments, the associate will learn about Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. products, the disease states in which we compete and other business topics. Assignments will be based at our U.S Corporate Headquarters in Basking Ridge, NJ. The rotational functions include, and are not limited to, Brand Marketing, Market Research, Supply Chain and Technical Operations, Commercial Operations, and Contract Analytics.

Responsibilities (Depending on the Rotational Function):
  • Participate in solving critical strategic and tactical marketing issues to help brands exceed sales goals.
  • Assist with the design and execution of market research studies, which includes analyzing research data.
  • Help with assessing customer needs and competitive landscape, track market and disease state trends.
  • Assist with developing and executing business to business marketing tactics, and creating marketing plans, determining core promotional messages.
  • Assist with projects that involve quality assurance, inventory management, distribution, and customer operations for delivery of medicines.

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; MBA or Master's Degree preferred
  • 1-2 years of previous corporate work, related professional experience, or internship experience preferred
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and time effectively
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, and strategic skills
  • High level of accountability and collaboration
  • Ability to absorb and synthesize complex information
  • Strong leadership and professional presence
  • Result and solution orientation
  • Interest in the healthcare/pharmaceuticals industry

Ability to travel up to 10%

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.

Job Title
Commercial Operations Associate

Basking Ridge

Functional Area
Human Resources

New Jersey