Associate, IT Vendor Management Contracts

Basking Ridge, NJ, United States
Jun 05, 2021
Pharm Country
Required Education
Associate Degree
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. 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.


This role is aligned to Company-wide policies for IT, Corporate Procurement, Legal, Compliance and Internal Audit. This position will manage the complete work-flow process for IT contract management processes, from intaking of requests to completed agreement.

This position is responsible for the contracting process including reviewing, managing the signing as well as: (A) managing the day-to-day execution of IT based contract management procedure for the Company (including, the DSPD division, the U.S. Business Division, and the U.S. Corporate Division (including global groups), will be responsible for submitting contracts to legal and managing the Legal review process with Business and Vendor; (B) providing employee training on the contract management policy and procedures (C) working directly with Contract Specialists, business owners and vendors on the contracts, (D) tracking all contract status in electronic contract lifecycle management system and creating contract reports for management.


  • Oversee and provide day-to-day execution of IT based contract management process for IT and business colleagues across the Company. Is the lead contact person for the process, intake contract requests, prepare contracts, work directly with internal clients (varying levels) and external vendors. Liaison with Contract Specialist and attorney when necessary to review legal language for company agreements. Negotiate with third parties in coordination with Managers, Contract Specialists and Attorneys to resolve contract language disputes. Work with Legal for renewal of Master Services agreements, License agreements and other non-SOW agreements
  • Accountable for updating and maintaining resource documents, AOP's and AOI's as guidance and other training documentation for employees. Review key proposals for modification, training, concerns or issues. .
  • Provide continuous training within IT that aligns with company guidance on contract management process and technology to ensure compliance by all DSI employees, including new hires. Assist in developing and conducting applicable contract training as needed.
  • Provides support for other projects within IT as requested and assigned.

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

Education Qualifications (from an accredited college or university)

  • Associate's Degree required
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred

Experience Qualifications

  • 1 or More Years relevant corporate, Information Technology and/or pharmaceutical contracting experience preferred

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
Associate, IT Vendor Management Contracts

Basking Ridge

Functional Area
Information Technology

New Jersey