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IT Resiliency Planning Lead

Dublin, Ireland, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Zurich, Switzerland

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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.

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  • A strong, borderless team, we strive together towards our priorities and inspiring mission.

  • Bold initiatives, continuous improvement, and creativity are at the heart of how we bring scientific breakthroughs from the lab to patients.

  • Since 1781, the values of Takeda-ism (Integrity, Fairness, Honesty, and Perseverance) have guided everything we do—from decision-making to interacting with patients.

  • Our people-first mission extends beyond patients to include their families, communities, and our own Takeda family.

  • Aligning our actions and decisions with our priorities (Patient, Trust, Reputation, and Business) and core values is the foundation of our workplace culture.

  • Through trust and respect, you will have genuine support from leaders, managers, and colleagues to do your best work.

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IT Resiliency Planning Lead

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Job ID R0011972 Date posted 09/05/2019 Location Dublin, Ireland; Cambridge, Massachusetts; Zurich, Switzerland

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Job Description

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as a IT Resiliency Planning Lead 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 Futureto people around the world.

Here, you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission.

As an IT Resiliency Planning Lead working on the Information Risk Management team, you will be empowered to maintain and manage the global IT resiliency framework. In this role, you will contribute to Takeda’s mission by collaborating with Business Continuity program owner to develop all necessary integrations between the two programs. A typical day will include:

POSITION OBJECTIVES:

  • Maintain and manage the global IT resiliency framework, including necessary standards, procedures, and supporting templates
  • Influence and provide subject-matter expertise to IT system owners to enable their adherence to the global framework
  • Collaborate with Business Continuity program owner to develop all necessary integrations between the two programs

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Maintain and manage the global IT resiliency framework, including necessary standards, procedures , and supporting templates
  • Influence and provide subject-matter expertise to IT system owners to enable their adherence to the global framework
  • Collaborate with Business Continuity program owner to develop all necessary integrations between the two programs
  • Coordinate macro-level IT resiliency planning efforts to mature organizational capabilities to orchestrate large-scale recovery activities across multiple sites/technologies
  • Coordinate and supervise IT resiliency plan development and periodic testing activities
  • Develop and deliver any necessary training and awareness related to the IT resiliency program
  • Contribute to live recovery efforts, including outside of normal business hours, where IT resiliency plans need to be executed.
  • Coordinate and supervise the Business Impact Analysis process and criticality ranking across the portfolio of applications.
  • Develop and produce meaningful, periodic reporting on IT resiliency program health for IT leadership.

EDUCATION, BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  • DR certification from DRII or BCMI
  • 10 years of proven experience operating traditional IT disaster recovery programs
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, presentation and organizational skills
  • Experience effectively operating in and navigating a global organization with teams located across geographies
  • Able to prioritize, delegate, and foster the development of high-performance teams to lead/support an environment driven by customer service and team work

Desired

  • Pharmaceutical industry experience is strongly preferred
  • MBA or advanced degree preferred

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to travel periodically, domestically and internationally, to anywhere Takeda has significant IT operations.
  • Flexibility to participate in DR tests or recovery efforts outside of normal business hours

WHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU:

  • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement 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

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Locations

Cambridge, MA

L-Shire - Ireland - Dublin, Zurich, Switzerland

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time

Job ID R0011972

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