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Implementation Manager

Company: Takeda
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: November 20, 2023

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Job Description

About the role:

At Takeda, we are a forward-looking, world-class R&D organization that unlocks innovation and delivers transformative therapies to patients. By focusing R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas and other targeted investments, we push the boundaries of what is possible in order to bring life-changing therapies to patients worldwide. Join Takeda as an Implementation Manager, where you will support Global Project Teams (GPTs) with implementation of highest value digital solutions in collaboration with Digital Strategy peers, considering operational and analytical aspects as well as a longer strategic vision of the GPT programs. You will work with Therapeutic Area Unit (TAU) members, GPTs, digital key opinion leaders (KOLs), Takeda IT, and external partners to understand and implement new solutions enabling drug discovery and development. You will also support technology tools to ensure they can be deployed in clinical trials to gain a deep understanding of their performance characteristics, their operational requirements, their associated data analysis and their potential contexts of use.

How you will contribute:

  • Enhances asset value by supporting digital strategy, provides operational assistance during study startup, and manages digital technologies as part of clinical trial execution/delivery.
  • Responsible for monitoring / compliance of digital devices and data within a clinical trial
  • Collaborates with cross functional and Digital Sub Teams and external partners to adopt and implement efficient solutions.
  • Attends key meetings as needed and supports up to 5 project teams.
  • Assists in vendor Statement of Work (SOW) negotiations.
  • Creates site instruction manuals and patient instruction manuals for devices and DCTs
  • Oversees vendor timelines and milestones.
  • Creates and maintains technical documentation and oversees Verification and Validation of solutions.
  • Attends SET meetings and oversees maintenance phase of study.
  • Manages or oversees data flow (raw and processed) during study implementation and early execution.

    Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
    • BS/BA degree with 6+ years of relevant experience, MS with 4+ years or PhD with 2+ years required (MS, MBA, Ph.D. or equivalent advanced degree preferred).
    • Proven track record of delivering on programs with complex business needs.
    • Operational experience in pharmaceutical drug development or medical device development with some exposure to clinical development
    • Health care business acumen with a basic understanding of the pharmaceutical industry
    • Self-directed with eternal curiosity and desire to learn.
    • Strong external network in innovative digital technologies (e.g., innovators in academia and startups)
    • Proven experience in learning from failure

      What Takeda can offer you:

      • Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision
      • Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
      • 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 and company match of charitable contributions
      • Family Planning Support
      • Flexible Work Paths
      • Tuition reimbursement

        More about us:

        At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

        Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

        This position is currently classified as "remote" in accordance with Takeda's Hybrid and Remote Work policy.

        Base Salary Range: $ 105,000 to $ 150,000, 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. This posting is made in compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, C.R.S. - 8-5-101 et seq

        The final salary offered for this position may take into account a number of factors including, but not limit

        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.


        Cambridge, MA

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