IT Global Applications Intern in Basking Ridge at Daiichi Sankyo

Date Posted: 4/4/2024

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    Basking Ridge
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Job Description

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.

Job Summary:

We are currently seeking a year-round IT Global Applications Intern (June 2024-May 2025) to work in our Basking Ridge, New Jersey corporate location for a minimum of 20 hours per week.  IT Global Applications team is accountable for the execution and roll-out of a multitude of global technology platforms for Medical Affairs. In this role, the intern will be accountable for Global Medical Affairs IT demand Management and specific project coordination activities in a major Program/Project. In this role, the intern will gain valuable hands-on experience in various aspects of Medical Affairs Technology platforms and will get an opportunity to work with Global teams. 


  • Act as an IT Liaison between the Business and the technology teams to ensure the right level of service is met on IT initiatives; Oversight on IT initiatives, proactive identification and mitigation of project risks and issues
  • Accountable for capturing the IT Demands of Medical Affairs and developing the business case for all the IT demands
  • Coordinate project planning, management, and implementation of assigned technology initiatives
  • Establish and foster relationships with Business leaders and project team members
  • Draft project communication to the project governance team and extended internal stakeholders; Support Global PMs in capturing meeting minutes, scheduling meetings, etc.,
  • Manage onboarding of new project consultants
Qualifications: Successful candidates will be able to meet the qualifications below with or without a reasonable accommodation.


  • Education
    • Enrolled in an accredited MBA, Masters in Technology Management, or similar graduate-level management program
  • Experience
    • Project coordination experience in a professional or academic setting
    • Preparing for and facilitating project team meetings with strong post-meeting follow-through
    • Experience authoring project communications
    • Collaborating with a variety of cultures and communication styles
    • Working in a global corporate setting, preferably at a life sciences company
  • Preferred skills or traits
    • Self-motivated and confident to work independently
    • Highly organized with keen attention to detail
    • Ability to establish strong relationships and build rapport across the organization
    • Effective at influencing project team members without authority and managing upwards
    • Appropriately holding self and others accountable
    • Excellent written and verbal communication
    • Strong Issue management and tracking to resolution
    • Understanding of Business Analysis and/or Business Process Engineering
    • Proficient in MS Office and good presentational skills

Qualified candidates must currently be enrolled in an accredited MBA, Masters in Technology Management, or similar graduate-level management program. Prior experience in a corporate business environment is preferred; experience in the pharmaceutical industry is 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.