Manager, Project Management and Business Excellence, CSPV in Basking Ridge at Daiichi Sankyo

Date Posted: 6/30/2024

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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 120 years of scientific expertise and a presence in more than 20 countries, Daiichi Sankyo and its 16,000 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.   


This position is responsible for supporting project management and operational activities as part of the Project Management Office and Business Excellence (PMOBE) sub-function within Clinical Safety and Pharmacovigilance (CSPV). PMOBE is the strategic planning and implementation group within CSPV that partners with various stakeholders across the organization. The Manager of PMOBE supports CSPV projects and business process optimizations and drives key operational activities to enhance global team communication and coordination. This position collaborates within global CSPV and cross-functional teams. As a project manager this position is responsible for working with the business lead to ensure effective team operations through meeting management, development plan/timeline management, scope management, stakeholder management, risk/issue management, finance and resource management, and conflict resolution. As a member of the CSPV function this position is also responsible for supporting divisional and departmental level objectives and may also participate on a non-project initiative in support of these objectives. This position will report to the Sr. Director, Management Office & Business Excellence in CSPV.


  • Project Management: Responsible for planning, managing, and coordinating projects within DSI CSPV and global clinical safety and epidemiology function. Deliver the project according to plan within contracted time frame and budget, meeting quality standards. Determine the critical success factors for the engagement in collaboration with the business lead, and report progress against budget, resources, and time frames to CSPV Leadership.
  • Manages meetings executes communications, including developing agendas and documenting decisions and action items. Follows through on assignments and ensures team members deliver on action items. Identifies and recommends PM best practices for the broader CSPV organization.
  • Business Excellence: Execute operational best practices based on business need. Support cross functional process implementation and support for operational groups, related processes, and metrics in CSPV. Streamline operational tasks and management of CSPV working groups and forums. Support global and regional engagement and communications for the department.

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

- Must have a Bachelor's Degree Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline
- A Master's Degree or other type of advanced degree (MS, MBA or PhD) in a scientific discipline with additional relevant experience preferred

Experience Qualifications
- 4 or more years of professional pharmaceutical industry experience required
- Proven expertise in project management required
- Strong knowledge of patient safety and pharmacovigilance highly preferred

Licenses and Certifications
- Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)-PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification and/or training in project management preferred

Travel Ability: must be able to travel up to 10% domestic and international


Ability to travel up to 20% Domestic and Global Travel

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.


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