Director/Sr. Director Employee Experience and Engagement

Basking Ridge, New Jersey, United States
Sep 06, 2020
Pharm Country
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time

Join a Legacy of Innovation 110 Years and Counting!

Daiichi Sankyo Group is dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical therapies to improve standards of care and address diversified, unmet medical needs of people globally by leveraging our world-class science and technology. With more than 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 cardiovascular diseases, under the Group's 2025 Vision to become a "Global Pharma Innovator with Competitive Advantage in Oncology," Daiichi Sankyo is primarily focused on providing novel therapies in oncology, as well as other research areas centered around rare diseases and immune disorders.

Job Summary:

Partners with the Executive Director Total Wellbeing to develop and deliver a company-wide total wellbeing strategy that drives an excellent employee experience that enables our people to bring their very best to serve our patients Responsible for developing the strategy and execution of an employee centered experience at DSI and ensuring that employees remain engaged in the DSI Mission.


  • Coordinating with other HR leaders (such as Head of Total Wellbeing) to ensure EVP is being applied consistently across all HR functions, programs and processes
  • Leads prioritized initiatives to enhance the employee experience (eg. on-boarding and assimilation) using a design thinking approach and incorporating innovative thinking and external best practices
  • Partner with key business leaders to ensure a consistent experience is delivered to all employees, regardless of functional area
  • Act as an advocate for managers and employees in developing all HR strategies, processes, programs and systems
  • Building the strategy for employee engagement surveys for DSI and a continuous engagement strategy
  • Designing and administering employee engagement and culture studies to identify key employee opinions and needs throughout the organization
  • Analyzing study results and, utilizing those results to formulate multi-year strategic recommendations to ensure the quality of the employee experience
  • Design effective communications strategies for employees while partnering across all DSI HR disciplines
  • Identify and implement technology to enable communications that enhance the DSI employee experience

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


  • Bachelor's degree required in psychology or communication fields preferred, Masters preferred
  • 10+ years of human resources and/or communications experience
  • Ability to make data-driven decisions
  • Experience designing communications strategies
  • Ability to write simplified and effective employee communications
  • Selection and utilization of employee sensing techniques
  • Ability to advocate on behalf of employees
  • Ability to influence senior management effectively
  • Coordination across multiple disciplines / functions

Compensation and seniority level/title will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Duties and responsibilities may vary based on the position level/title.

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/Sr. Director Employee Experience and Engagement

Basking Ridge

Functional Area
Human Resources

New Jersey