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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Sr. Associate, Daiichi Sankyo (NJ)

Sr. Associate, Scientific Library, Daiichi Sankyo, Inc – NJ

Daiichi Sankyo, Inc is seeking Sr Associate for its Scientific Library. This position is accountable for eContent management . Evaluate usage data to help inform business decisions regarding contractual agreements for access to databases, subscriptions, etc. Accountable for the daily interaction and management of vendors, including participating in contract negotiations, managing the daily activities of Scientific Library staff, including contractors. Ensure training procedures and/or policies and procedures for Scientific Library are up to date.

Must possess strong technical skills in order to seek out, identify and evaluate new products and technologies related to library services.


1. Manage electronic content including subscriptions for ebooks, ejournals, and databases. Evaluate all usage data for e-content. Manage issues related to access.

2. Manage vendors and contracts. Ensure purchase orders and invoice process is done according to DSI policy. Participate in contract negotiations. Track contractual costs and provide recommendations to manager regarding cost-saving opportunities and/or issues.

3. Respond to research inquiries. Conduct literature searches in the sciences in all available databases. Develop and evaluate metrics around requests and response times.

4. Develop Scientific Library branding strategy.

5. Develop and/or maintain training procedures for Scientific Library. Coordinate and deliver end user training for databases.

6. Seek out, evaluate, propose, and implement new technologies and services for Scientific Library (ie. mobile device applications.)

7. Manage and supervise the daily work assignments of Scientific Library staff, including contract staff.

8. Work on special projects, as needed


Education: Masters of Library and/or Information Science

Experience: 2-5 years professional level in pharmaceutical or medical corporate library/information center


-Strong understanding of information science and corporate library operations.Knowledge of and experience with multiple technologies related to information management.
-Experience working across multicultural and multidisciplinary environments Ability to coordinate and perform multiple projects simultaneously.
Strong analytical and decision-making skills.

-Excellent project and time management.
-Excellent oral and written communication skills

Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/D/V

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