Director HR Business Partner, R & D

Basking Ridge, New Jersey, United States
Oct 08, 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
This position is responsible for developing strong working relationships with internal groups and R&D functions to achieve strategic business and HR goals. It supports complex R&D global /regional teams, leads projects and processes, develops HR strategies and interventions which serve beyond the immediate needs of the organization. The incumbent will establish credible reputation within the organization and maintain an open dialogue with internal clients and line managers regarding HR programs, policies, and procedures to ensure they satisfy business needs. It will also serve as a member of the DSI HR Leadership Team. The position will assess overall needs and gaps to coach and advise functional leaders, drive the performance management process and utilize the results as a basis for establishing specific, measureable and achievable objectives and developmental plans.
Lead all HR processes for assigned client group(s), e.g. organizational design and effectiveness, talent planning, coaching, compensation, performance management, talent acquisition and complex special projects, as assigned; liaise with Centers of Expertise to execute programs and processes; influence organization-wide application and roll-out methodology; demonstrate high level of acumen on all HR matters
Collaborate and provide expert consultation, advice and guidance to senior and executive line managers and functional leaders/teams; serve as member of client leadership teams, as applicable
Partner with senior and executive management to create and execute HR direction; refresh, interpret and communicate HR process/policies/programs to increase organizational effectiveness; oversee and influence roll-out of new HR initiatives and change management strategies in consideration of functional group climate, culture and environment; participate and/or facilitate leadership team discussions at all levels and gain the mutual respect and trust of other members for both tactical and strategic initiatives
Assess increasingly complex issues in client group(s) and ensure prompt resolution; provide unbiased perspectives and solutions after obtaining additional knowledge regarding issues and concerns that have been escalated; partner with internal experts and functional leaders to manage employee relations investigations
Acts as coach/mentor for others at the department level; Behaves as role model and expert in all facets of Human Resources.
BA/BS in related field. Master's or other advanced degree strongly preferred
8-10+ years of relevant, progressive HR experience in related fields required, preferably as a Business Partner within the industry; global experience strongly preferred
Proven experience leading others and/or key business initiatives that have broad business impact
Competencies (Optional)
Strategic and Change Management; Business Acumen; Staffing and Diversity; Organizational Effectiveness; Colleague Relationship Management; Cross-cultural Sensitivity; Organizing; Timely Decision Making; Comfort with Senior Management; Interpersonal Savvy; Priority Setting; Managerial Courage; Organizational Agility; Conflict Management; Motivating Others; Informing; Building Effective Teams; Process Management; Managing and Measuring Work; Global Business Knowledge

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
Director HR Business Partner, R & D

Basking Ridge

Functional Area
Human Resources

New Jersey