Senior Manager Communications & PR (m/f/x)

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Date: 10-Nov-2021

Location: Munich, Germany, 81379

Company: Daiichi Sankyo Europe


Passion for Innovation. Compassion for Patients.


Daiichi Sankyo and its 16,000 employees in more than 20 countries are dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical products. In Europe, we focus on two areas: In the cardiovascular space, our strong portfolio of medicines reflects our long-standing commitment and shows that we care for every heartbeat; in oncology our goal is to become a global pharma innovator until 2025 by providing novel therapies to patients across the world. Our European headquarters are in Munich, Germany, and we have affiliates in 13 European countries. For more information:


For our Corporate Communications Team in our European headquarters in Munich we are seeking highly qualified candidates to fill the position:



Senior Manager Communications & PR (m/f/x)


The position:

Are you a seasoned communications expert? That alone is not enough. But if you have a hands-on mentality, fresh ideas, and are not afraid to shape your area of responsibility within our company you might be the ideal addition to our corporate communications team!  


This is a position for an experienced Senior Manager Communications & PR who is able to work on all aspects of corporate communications with internal and external target groups. Someone who likes to be visible within our organization but who is also prepared to help out wherever it is needed within our corporate communications team. We are looking for someone with strong consultancy capabilities who is able to contribute a fresh perspective and the motivation and mindset to come up with new approaches for communications, also in a virtual setting, that are going beyond the everyday routine.

We are offering a working environment in which you are able to develop and thrive and that is able to adapt to your individual requirements. This includes a flexible working concept. It’s all about our people – we’re looking forward to meeting you and finding out whether you simply have to be one of them!

Key responsibilities:

  • Single point of contact for our Specialty Business Division (cardiovascular portfolio) for corporate communications both internally and externally

  • This includes all aspects of communications: consultancy, development of ideas and strategic communications plans, change communications, day-to-day operations, implementation of activities/ campaigns

  • Responsibility for further projects and topics within the Corporate Communications team

Professional experience and personal skills:

  • Completed university studies or - in exceptional cases - equivalent professional experience

  • A minimum of 6-8 years experience as a communications consultant or manager in a PR agency and/or other organization

  • High level (business fluent) of written and verbal communication skills in both English and German obligatory – please do not apply if you are not able to fulfil this requirement.

  • Strong writing skills for all relevant text forms and required tonalities

  • Ability to get quickly acquainted with complex topics and to communicate these to different target groups 

  • Experience with external stakeholders, incl. media representatives

  • Experience with digital channels incl. social media and a strong interest to continuously develop in this area 

  • Preferably experience in change communications

  • Preferably experience in the specific communication environment characteristic for the pharmaceutical industry

  • Preferably experience with content management systems (e.g. Typo3, Sharepoint)

  • Ability to work with all levels of our organization as well as different cultures

  • Confident appearance, ability to convince others, strong presentation skills, willingness to play a visible role in our organisation

  • High degree of personal responsibility and sense of ownership while being an integral part of a small team

  • Hands-on mentality combined with the ability to develop new approaches


What we offer

Working at Daiichi Sankyo

At Daiichi Sankyo in Europe, we offer a workplace where your voice is heard. Everything we do, we do with a high level of commitment and a clear focus on patients’ needs. We know that our bold ambition to change patients’ lives for the better can only be achieved through the power of collaboration and the exploration of new approaches. Thus, we encourage our colleagues across Europe to be courageous, to bring their ideas to the table and to embrace opportunities to grow. When you join our European family, you will be a part of a dynamic company where everyone, no matter their role, rolls up their sleeves and gets things done.