European Public Stakeholder Engagement Trainee Program (m/f/x)

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Passion for Innovation. Compassion for Patients.
With over 120 years of experience and more than 17,000 employees in over 20 countries, Daiichi Sankyo is dedicated to discovering, developing, and delivering new standards of care that enrich the quality of life around the world.
In Europe, we focus on two areas: The goal of our Specialty Business is to protect people from cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death in Europe, and help patients who suffer from it to enjoy every precious moment of life. In Oncology, we strive to become a global pharma innovator with competitive advantage, creating novel therapies for people with cancer.
Our European headquarters are in Munich, Germany, and we have affiliates in 13 European countries and Canada.
We are seeking highly qualified candidates to fill the position:
European Public Stakeholder Engagement Trainee Program (m/f/x) The Position
Looking for opportunities to deepen your and business knowledge in the fields of Communications, Governmental Affairs and Patient Advocacy through involvement in diverse projects? For opportunities to learn from highly qualified and motivated colleagues? For helping us making a difference for patients? Then join our European Public Stakeholder Engagement Trainee program.
Our 2-year trainee program offers opportunities to gain insights into the pharmaceutical industry and into various functions while developing a strong professional foundation. More specifically, you will rotate between the different functions of Corporate Communications, Product Communications, Governmental Affairs and Patient Advocacy and thereby contribute to the successful execution of projects. This program aims to provide you with a fast-paced learning, collaborative and dynamic environment so you can learn how to work in a stakeholder-driven environment of journalists, policymakers, patient advocacy groups, etc. while developing project management, and problem-solving skills.
You are looking for an opportunity for a career in Communications, Governmental Affairs or Patient Advocacy, and you want to make a difference in how we work with key external stakeholders, here is the place to apply. As part of the application process, you will define together with your manager the rotation across different positions and projects within the functions of Corporate Communications, Product Communications, Governmental Affairs and Patient Advocacy.
Join us in this journey to learn, grow, and explore your interests with passion and commitment.
Roles & Responsibilities
European cross-functional projects
As part of our Daiichi Sankyo European Public Stakeholder Engagement Trainee program, you will have four rotations within the European teams of Corporate Communications, Product Communications, Governmental Affairs & Strategic Partnerships and Patient Advocacy. Additionally, there is the chance to join one of our European Affiliates for a 3-month rotation. This will offer you the chance to learn and add value to various functional areas. Upon successful completion of the recruitment process you will define your exact rotation plan with your manager. Throughout the program, you will have the chance to work on cross-functional projects, learn from highly qualified and experienced colleagues and gain great exposure to senior leaders across the company.
Continuous learning and personal development
In addition to comprehensive assignments, we aspire to support your professional and personal development through expert and soft-skills trainings. We believe that continuous learning is a key success factor and invest in our people development. Pursuing professional world-wide recognized certifications in direct connection with the department of specialization will be encouraged and supported.
Belonging to a community
Personal realization through fulfilling assignments is important but is not everything. In Daiichi Sankyo Europe we believe in creating an environment where flexible working and work-life balance play an important role. As a trainee, you will be part of our trainee community making sure that results can be achieved by embracing a community of belonging, fun and inspiring each other to grow and succeed above and beyond as a team.
Education & Professional Experience
  • Above average master's degree in communications, journalism, political science, social sciences, business, law, or equivalent fields
  • Experience in or strong affinity for collaboration with external stakeholders
  • International and intercultural experience gained during studies and/or internships abroad
  • Initial work experience through internships, especially in healthcare and/or with a focus on stakeholder-driven functions, is a plus
  • Fluent in English - spoken and written. Additional European language (e.g. German) is an advantage
  • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the European Union
  • Team player with excellent communication skills and a positive “can do” attitude
  • Open-minded for new challenges and people
  • Strong execution and ability to strategically prioritizes work committed
  • Organized, committed and ability to quickly learn
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to act for continuous improvement
  • Natural communicator with creative thinking and a passion for storytelling
  • Experience in writing and editing copy for publications and social media are a plus
  • Result driven, Self-organized, self-sufficient and pro-active
  • Uphold a high standard of integrity and intercultural competency
  • High level of empathy for interests and needs of people living or affected by a severe disease (such as cancer)
Why work with us?
Working at Daiichi Sankyo is more than just a job – it is your chance to make a difference and change patients’ lives for the better. We can only achieve this ambitious goal together. That is why we foster a culture of mutual respect and continuous learning, with a strong commitment to inclusion and diversity. Here, you will have the opportunity to grow, think boldly, and contribute your ideas. If you have a proactive mindset and passion for addressing the needs of patients, we eagerly await your application.
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What we offer

  • Excellent Benefits
  • Work-Life-Balance
  • Growth and Development
  • Health and Wellbeing Support

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Germany

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 12, 2024
Company Overview
Daiichi Sankyo Europe GmbH
Daiichi Sankyo Europe GmbH

Current Openings: 0

Daiichi Sankyo is dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical therapies to improve standards of care and address diversified, unmet medical needs of people around the world by leveraging our world-class science and technology. In Europe, we want to become the benchmark for customer centricity in the areas we work in and a competitive player in Oncology. For these reasons we are constantly looking for new talents that are willing to deliver the best solutions to the various healthcare professionals who aim to provide their patients with the best possible therapy - whether in the cardiovascular or oncological field. We know that our success in Europe relies on courageous people who seize opportunities and turn them into results. This is why we encourage our teams across Europe to be passionate about their objectives, challenge conventional thinking and share their local recipes for success and learnings with the whole company. It is only through their input, ideas and honest feedback that we can learn and leverage the full potential of our company. In Europe we are operating in 13 countries. Because of our rather small size compared to larger pharmaceutical companies, each of our employees can have a huge impact – whether they work in the medical area, sales force, business intelligence or the IT department. This is why everybody at Daiichi Sankyo rolls up their sleeves and gets things done, even if this means that they sometimes have to go beyond their usual duties. If you would like to be an active member of our European family, we highly appreciate your application. Please take a look at our current vacancies. Imprint: All information posted by Daiichi Sankyo Europe on this channel is intended for non-US, non-Canada & non-UK visitors.
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