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Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.

Global Project Management & Leadership - Business Operations & Analytics Intern (R355)





Bernards, New Jersey, United States

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. 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:

We are currently seeking a Global Project Management & Leadership Intern for the Summer 2022. This full time position works for approximately 37.5 hours per week. They will be accountable for:

  • Qualified candidate will play an essential role in the Project Coordination and Resource Management team’s effort to upgrade and redesign enterprise project management software (Planisware) within a global pharmaceutical organization.

  • Help to ensure the highest level of data quality as we migrate information critical to the management of our drug development projects (planning/scheduling inputs, resource and cost management data, visualizations including dashboards and reports) to an enhanced software platform.

Key accountabilities:

  • Assist in creation and maintenance of software development documentation (test result summaries, issue trackers, end user guidance, related process documentation)

  • Perform a variety of data migration and analysis tasks using MS Excel (may include use of vlookups, pivot tables, macros and other functionalities)

  • Ad-hoc data analysis as needed

  • Participate in user testing exercises by executing test scripts and documenting results

  • Support training development activities as needed. May include scheduling, preparation, and review of training materials.

  • Provide administrative support that may include scheduling virtual meetings across multiple timezones, creating meeting minutes and after-meeting action item reviews, maintaining various collaboration sites (MS Teams, Whiteboard, SharePoint, etc.)

  • Develop working knowledge of Planisware software

Additionally – Support the Strategic Initiatives Group with on-going projects including:

  • Data analysis and creating MS Power BI dashboards for visual presentation to study teams and senior management

  • Project management support inclusive of creating and managing project plans, risk, issue and action tracking, coordinating meetings and developing agendas, drafting meeting notes, developing PPT presentation material.

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


  • Qualified candidates must currently be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate program with degrees focused in Business, Life Sciences, Engineering, or IT – Data Science Principles

  • Prior experience in project management or project management software such as MS Project is a plus.

  • Analytical thinker with an interest in enterprise software, specifically solutions enabling project management, resource planning, and scheduling

  • Adept data analysis skills with intermediate to advanced proficiency in Excel

  • Ability to effectively manage multiple project deliverables simultaneously, and communicate when competing priorities arise

  • Attention to detail with a focus on data quality

  • Strong communication skills and comfort engaging with global workforce

  • Comfortable in a hybrid work environment (ability to perform duties effectively whether virtual or on-site)

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.