Takeda Pharmaceuticals Head R&D External Collaboration & Cross-Functional Capabilities in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Head R&D External Collaboration & Cross-Functional Capabilities
Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Head R&D External Collaboration & Cross-Functional Capabilities in our Cambridge Massachusetts office.
Takeda is a global pharmaceutical leader with more than 31,000 professionals working together across 70 countries. We have an unwavering dedication to put people first and we live our values of Takeda-ism—Integrity, Fairness, Honesty, and Perseverance. We are united by our 235-year legacy of research-based pharmaceuticals and our mission to strive toward Better Health and a Brighter Future for people worldwide through leading innovation in medicine.
Watch our Medicine for the World video .
Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Head R&D External Collaboration & Cross-Functional Capabilities working on the Global IT R&D team, you will be empowered to create a new IT function to serve the growing Takeda strategic direction of external innovation and partnerships, and a typical day will include:
- Leading a team of IT professionals responsible for development and execution of technology strategic roadmaps (inclusive of processes and technology capabilities) to accelerate integrations / partnership implementations for:
o R&D’s Center for External Innovation
o Takeda’s Global Business Development
o Research, Development, and Strategic Business Unit (SBU) sub-functions responsible for external partnerships, mergers, and acquisitions.
o Centralized & (Therapeutic Area Unit) TAU-owned Portfolio/Project Management (*direct business partnering & delivery)
*EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS: *
Masters Degree is required; MBA is desired
Minimum of five years management experience
Experienced technology expert, relationship builder, change leader and problem-solver; demonstrated learner of current and emerging technologies
Strong communications and influencing skills; ability to distill complex topics into actionable strategies
Experience managing stakeholder relationships, including developing and implementing robust and innovative technology strategies and roadmaps; partnering with technology vendors and experts, and networking with industry peers
Experience leading portfolio/project management teams (IT or otherwise), or other IT teams for business cross-functional units, and delivering business enabling technology through formal projects and programs
Experience leading or providing external collaboration technology services
Experience leveraging new technologies, or novel uses of existing technologies desired
Proven people leader with a healthy mix of relevant hard and soft skills
Demonstrated ability to lead and manage through others
Domain knowledge of pharmaceutical R&D * *
TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: *
10% primarily to other Takeda global R&D locations and industry meetings/conferences
WHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU: *
401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
Company match of charitable contributions
Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
Community Outreach Programs
Empowering Our People to Shine *
Learn more at * takedajobs.com * .
Takeda is an EEO employer of minorities, women, disabled, protected veterans, and considers qualified applicants with criminal histories in accordance with applicable laws. For more information, visit http://www.takeda.us/careers/EEOPolicyStatement.aspx *
No Phone Calls or Recruiters Please. *
Job: *Information Technology
Title: Head R&D External Collaboration & Cross-Functional Capabilities
Requisition ID: 1701782