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Associate Director Project Management Global Manufacturing Science

Lexington, Massachusetts, Dublin, Ireland, 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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Associate Director Project Management Global Manufacturing Science

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Job ID SR0040031 Date posted 08/22/2019 Location Lexington, Massachusetts; Dublin, Ireland; Zurich, Switzerland

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, reprioritization, 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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