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Takeda Pharmaceuticals Sr. Manager, Business Operations, Global Evidence and Outcomes in Boston, Massachusetts

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Job Description

As Sr. Manager, Global Evidence & Outcomes (GEO) Business Operations, you will be empowered to provide operational project management and support to GEO Product Leads. A typical day will include:

  • Oversee and manage the operational activities of GEO projects, including the initiation, tracking, completion, and reporting of studies.

  • May serve as the therapeutic operational area lead for interfacing with internal stakeholders and external investigators to develop and track project plans and budgets.

  • Identifies and drives innovative process improvements with significant organizational impact and takes on, as needed, non-project responsibilities, which can include project management processes and systems

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Work within a multidisciplinary, matrixed organization to execute GEO projects for one or more therapies in an assigned therapeutic area

  • Manage the contracting process for the GEO projects, interfacing directly with Contracts, Legal, Compliance and Finance, including processing, tracking, reporting and archiving in all appropriate systems according to local procedures and policies

  • Contribute to pre- fair market value (FMV) evaluation of proposed study budgets and oversee the conduct of FMV assessments of budgets submitted for approved studies in accordance with Takeda policies and procedures.

  • Coordinate the collection, archiving and reporting of appropriate study level information (including patient safety information) and deliverables. Communicate study activities to internal stakeholders.

  • Facilitate the management of the internal iEnvision system (or equivalent system) and document repositories per Takeda SOPs and processes.

  • Lead process improvement initiatives and contributes to the development and updates of SOP, Job Aids and system upgrades

DIMENSIONS AND ASPECTS

Technical/Functional (Line) Expertise

  • Understanding of the pharmaceutical industry, in particular the use of real world evidence studies in pharmaceutical development

  • Strong understanding of budget management and forecasting

  • Strong understanding of ethics and compliance

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to ‘translate’ across functional lines

Leadership

  • Demonstrated ability to work and influence across functions, regions and cultures

  • Excellent communicator, able to persuasively convey both ideas and data, verbally and in writing

Interaction

  • Effectively navigates the changing external and internal environment and leads others through change by creating and inspiring and engaging workplace

  • Ability to build strong relationships and collaborate effectively with other interfacing Takeda functions, including but not limited to Legal, Finance, Ethics and Compliance and Procurement

Innovation

  • Forward thinking with the ability to recommend, influence and implement operations processes

  • Challenge the status quo and propose forward thinking innovative solutions

  • Implement and embed new ways of working through the development/improvement of GEO operations processes

Complexity

  • Ability to work in a global ecosystem (internal and external) with a high degree of complexity

  • Ability to see and understand broader, enterprise level perspective and understand and assess impact to GEO Business Operations and the wider GEO function

  • Ability to provide input into best practices within business operations

EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in scientific discipline, or business administration with an undersanding of R&D, plus minimum of 7 years of professional experience. PMP Certification is a plus

  • Project management proficiency with solid process orientation and proven ability to manage with multiple projects and prioritize between deliverables.

  • Experience with late stage clinical studies, research collaborations and real world evidence studies is a plus

  • Ability to communicate and interact thoughtfully, transparently, and appropriately with a variety of stakeholders both internal and external to Takeda.

  • Savvy with systems with a high level of proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel and SharePoint

  • Experience working in a global organization and within matrix structure highly desirable.

Base Salary Range: $124,600 to $178,000, based on candidate professional experience level. Employees may also be eligible for Short Term and Long-Term Incentive benefits as well. Employees are eligible to participate in Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k), Charitable Contribution Match, Holidays, Personal Days & Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement Program and Paid Volunteer Time Off.

EEO Statement

Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.

Locations

Boston, MA

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time

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