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Innovation Business & Strategy Lead, PDT

Company: Takeda Pharmaceuticals International GmbH
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Job Description:

The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. Due to the current situation related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we're leveraging our digital capabilities to ensure we can continue to recruit top talent at Takeda. As your application progresses, you may be asked to use one of our digital tools to help you through your recruitment journey. If so, one of our colleagues will explain how these tools will be used during the recruitment process. Thank you. *Please be aware of an Identity Theft Scheme targeting individuals seeking jobs with Takeda and other employers. See below or here for more info. Innovation Business & Strategy Lead, PDT Takeda fosters a collaborative and stimulating work environment filled with opportunity and the chance to make a difference in people's lives. It is a workplace driven by integrity, one of Takeda's long-held values that extends to both the patients we serve and our employees who develop and deliver medicines. Across our company, Takeda employees bring together diverse strengths that together create a stronger whole. As one of the world's leading biopharmaceutical companies, Takeda is committed to bringing Better Health and a Brighter future to people worldwide. We aspire to bring our leadership in translating science into life-changing medicines to the next level, in our core focus areas; oncology, gastroenterology, neuroscience, rare diseases, plasma-derived therapies, and vaccines. The Greater Boston Area is headquarters to many of our Global and US business units. We are a passionate team doing important work that impacts patients' lives. If you are driven to create better health and a brighter future, join us! Success What makes a successful member of our team? Check out the traits we're looking for and see if you have the right mix. Life at Takeda A Global Top Employer Recognized for our culture and way of working, we're one of only select companies to receive Top Global Employer -- status for 2021. Innovation Business & Strategy Lead, PDT Job ID R0034039 Date posted 04/01/2021 Location Cambridge, Massachusetts By clicking the "Apply" button, I understand that my employment application process with Takeda will commence and that the information I provide in my application will be processed in line with Takeda's Privacy Notice and Terms of Use . I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge. Job Description Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as Innovation Business & Strategy Lead, PDT in our Cambridge, MA office. At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D-driven market leadership and being a values-led company. To do this, we empower our people to realize their potential through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers, encourage innovation, and strive for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world. Here, you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. OBJECTIVES/PURPOSE

  • Support the Plasma Innovation Hub (PIH) within PDT R&D, in development and progression of critical strategic projects and important cross-functional transformational programs.
  • Support building and delivery of PDT R&D and PDT Innovation strategy and goals
  • Drive internal communication on behalf of the PIH and support key stakeholder management and engagement with PDT R&D, key PDT BU stakeholders, Plasma Op U, Regions, Commercial, Global R&D
  • Provide support to the PIH and the PDT R&D leadership team day-to-day business operations. Support PIH and PDT R&D leadership team to drive positive, collaborative, team and results focused culture. Compile and analyze data, develop summary decks on strategic options, engage in deep-dive financial and strategic research.
  • Maintain and dive the portfolio of innovation within the PIH control in accordance to the PIH, PDT R&D and PDT BU strategy ACCOUNTABILITIES
    • Maintain the full innovation portfolio for PDT R&D and PDT
    • Contribute to setting the strategic direction and decisions regarding therapy area strategy for PDT, as well as for the commercial strategy for inline and pipeline products
    • Support and contribute to Business Development activities/projects; support early pipeline assessments as needed
    • Facilitate Long-Range Planning across PDT R&D portfolio
    • Drive and co-lead assigned ad-hoc special projects at a R&D or PDT level with appropriate stakeholder engagement.
    • Provide support to PIH and team in day-to-day business operations and ongoing projects. Organize and drive cross-functional leadership team meetings
    • Track PIH team progress against goals, define resource allocation needs and generate key reports
    • Lead initiatives to increase team effectiveness and continue to ensure a positive culture DIMENSIONS AND ASPECTS Technical/Functional (Line) Expertise(Breadth and depth of knowledge, application and complexity of technical knowledge)
      • Ability to think strategically and conceptually
      • Must demonstrate exceptional business acumen, strategic thinking and an understanding of product development, R&D, manufacturing and operations
      • Project, program and portfolio management
      • Experience in R&D, commercial, business and/or corporate development / consulting
      • Thorough knowledge and experience in pharmaceutical R&D, commercial strategy and/or corporate planning
      • Pharmaceutical industry acumen - ability to define, develop and implement business solutions based on trends, opportunities, needs and market direction within pharmaceutical industry and health care environment
      • Proactive ability to predict issues and problem solve Leadership(Vision, strategy and business alignment, people management, communication, influencing others, managing change)
        • Leads multi-unit group function or key strategic discipline by creating the strategy to realize Takeda's overall vision. Manages people, resources and/or other critical success factors to achieve high levels of performance and improve operational effectiveness.
        • Develops and communicates a convincing business case for change that motivates stakeholders to take action.
        • Creates enthusiasm for change by showing the connection between today's activities and the long-term benefits of making the change.
        • Adjusts functional or cross-functional plans and priorities in response to changes in strategic direction.
        • Embraces and demonstrates a diversity and inclusion mindset and role models these behaviors for the organization. Decision-making and Autonomy(The capacity and authority to make organizational decisions, autonomy in decision-making, complexity of decisions, impact of decisions, problem-soliving)
          • The selected candidate must demonstrate personal accountability for driving PDT R&D, PDT BU and company growth initiatives, effectively influence peer and franchise marketing partners
          • Broad ability to provide clear, thoughtful recommendations to both the PDT R&D LT and PDT BU leadership:
            • Ability to make highly complex recommendations that impact the enterprise
            • Accountable for recommendations for critical areas of accountability and overall health of key projects
            • Ability to seek diverse input from multiple constituents and stakeholders to drive innovative solutions
            • Ability to incorporate feedback and ensure recommendations and decisions are made swiftly to yield flawless execution--
            • Accountable for implementing the vision, strategy, and decisions of PDT R&D and PDT BU leadership for the benefit of patients and the company Interaction(The span and nature of one's engagement with others when performing one's job, internal and external relationships)
              • Creates a clear and unifying vision that inspires the team to excel.
              • Communicates even the most difficult messages with transparency, providing the rationale for decisions and actions.
              • Inspires commitment through a wide range of communication channels (meetings, writing, presentations).
              • Cultivates a broad network of relationships throughout Takeda, with affiliates and alliance partners, in the industry and area of expertise.
              • Creates an environment that promotes information exchange and the open and honest expression of opinions, thoughts and beliefs.
              • Acts as a vocal and visible advocate for key business initiatives, influencing senior leaders and working to build buy-in and support within and across functions. Innovation(The required level of scientific knowledge, knowledge sharing, innovation and risk taking)
                • Visionary and forward thinking with the ability to influence and effectively drive organizational change and continuous innovation
                • Comfortable challenging the status quo and bringing forward innovative solutions
                • Ability to take risks implementing innovative solutions, accelerating time to delivery/execution
                • Embraces risk as opportunity and willingness to try new approaches Complexity(Products managed, mix of businesses, internal and/or external business environment, cultural considerations)
                  • Ability to rapidly synthesize information from multiple sources, communicate ideas and data both verbally and written in a persuasive and appropriate manner in multi-cultural environment
                  • Ability to analyze a wide variety of date, including financial figures to make strategic decisions
                  • Ability to work in a global ecosystem (internal and external) with a high degree of complexity
                  • Breadth of knowledge required across therapeutic areas, indications, and/or modalities EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
                    • MS/BS in science or business required; Advanced degree preferred
                    • Generally 8+ or more years of experience in a manufacturing, operations, commercial and/or strategic capacity within the pharmaceutical/biotech industry, with a minimum of 5 years of leadership experience is required
                    • Candidate should have a successful track record functioning in a matrix environment and delivering results with a demonstrated knowledge of key markets in particular US, Europe, Japan, China
                    • Experience with plasma derived therapeutics an advantage
                    • R&D experience strongly desired ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU:
                      • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
                      • Tuition reimbursement and 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 Discover more at-- No Phone Calls or Recruiters Please. In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply. Check out where you could be
                        working if you apply. Job Seekers: Protect yourself against identity theft Please be aware there are instances of identity thieves posting Takeda-branded jobs and posing as employees to steal personal information. They visit job-related websites and invite candidates to online chats. During the chat, they press job seekers to provide bank account information and Social Security numbers. Copyright 1995-2019 Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited. All rights reserved.

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