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Associate Director Project Management Global Manufacturing Science

Lexington, Massachusetts

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Every day, employees working in Takeda’s Global Manufacturing and Supply Chain, and Global Quality business unit are shaping the future of healthcare. They are breaking down barriers and ensuring our life-changing medicines are available, accessible, and affordable to patients. Life-changing for you. Life-changing for patients.

Global Manufacturing and Supply Chain, and Global Quality is the backbone of Takeda, and our employees are the guardians for our patients, our products, and our reputation. As a member of our team, we can offer you the opportunity to grow in a meaningful career, develop your skills, and come to work every day knowing that what you do makes a genuine difference.

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  • Agile
  • Ambitious
  • Analytical
  • Collaborative
  • Enthusiastic
  • Entrepreneurial

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Opportunity

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

  • Here, you will feel welcomed, respected, and valued as a vital contributor our global team.

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

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

  • Recognized for our culture and way of working, we’re one of only 13 companies to receive Top Global Employer® status for 2018.

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

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Associate Director Project Management Global Manufacturing Science

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Job ID SR0040030 Date posted 08/16/2019 Location Lexington, Massachusetts

OBJECTIVES/PURPOSE

  • Provide project management expertise to CMC LCM activities for Takeda’s biologics portfolio
  • Leverage technology platforms and processes to efficiently collect project data and deliver actionable project intelligence through effective use of visualization and reporting
  • Manages cross-functional teams in a highly matrixed environment to ensure successful completion of project goals

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Responsible for CMC project management of one or more biologic products as co-lead with the CMC Lead; may also lead CMC subteams for specific LCM projects.
  • Responsible for CMC strategy execution to enable effective lifecycle initiatives for supply continuity, risk management, line extensions & discontinuation, launch execution & global expansion/contraction, COGs management, regulatory activities, product / process knowledge, capability & improvement, tech transfer, and process validation.
  • Use data-driven decision-making processes to enable timely and objective recommendations for continuation, acceleration, re-prioritization, redesign of the development plan.
  • Accountable for creating cross-functional plans, budgets, and resource estimates, to drive successful and timely project completions.
  • Use agile principles to reduce process complexity and increase organizational capacity.

EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS

Education / experience

  • BS in engineering, life sciences, or related field with a Minimum 12 years experience, MS with a minimum of 10 years experience, or PhD with minimum 6 years experience in pharmaceutical development and manufacturing
  • Experience operating globally in a matrixed organization highly preferred
  • Experience leading cross-functional project teams

Skills

  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft tools (Excel, SharePoint, Power BI, Power Apps, Flow, etc)
  • Knowledge of leadership and project management methodologies (Agile, Lean, DMAIC, Waterfall, and/or PMBOK)


Behaviors

  • Create a project management environment that fosters a patient-focused entrepreneurial mindset

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