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Head, Crisis Management

Apply Now Email Me Job ID R0011238 Date posted 08/09/2019 Location: Tokyo, Japan

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Job Description

Takeda is a patient-focused, values-based, R&D-driven global biopharmaceutical company committed to bringing Better Health and a Brighter Future to people worldwide. Our passion and pursuit of potentially life-changing treatments for patients are deeply rooted in our distinguished 238-year history in Japan. We are thrilled to be given a greater opportunity to make a significant difference in even more people’s lives.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Act as owner of the crisis management for Takeda in Japan (TPC), and ensure a coordinated approach to crisis management globally. Create the vision/strategy for crisis management.

  • Supervise the creation/updating/improvement of the crisis management plan, crisis management team planning documentation, training schedules and the crisis management “playbook”

  • Supervise the planning of drills, trainings and exercises across TPC

  • Act as a lead of the crisis management committee

  • Lead crisis management activities in emergency situations

  • In times of crisis, play a lead role in coordinating with business units, functions and business partner organizations

  • Help in business units, functions and business partner organizations prepare for crises, and do crisis management drills

CORE ELEMENTS RELATED TO THIS ROLE

  • Excellent leadership and decision-making skills

  • Strong project management skills, capability of working under pressure

DIMENSIONS AND ASPECTS

Technical/Functional (Line) Expertise

  • Deep knowledge of approaches to crisis management; respected as an expert on crisis management

Leadership

  • Capable of creating a vision/strategy, and managing a team

  • Capable of influencing without authority, and gaining support from various stakeholders

Decision-making and Autonomy

  • Highly developed problem solving skills and decision making skills.

Interaction

  • Internal stakeholders (representatives from different business functions) and external parties involved in crisis management

Innovation

  • Limited innovation and risk taking.

Complexity

  • Dealing with disruptive and unexpected events of varying degrees of complexity

EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

  • Experience in business continuity, crisis planning, emergency management, facilities/critical systems management, security planning, or related role.

  • Global mindset, and able to see the big picture

  • Consultative-style-able to provide excellent client-service while also able to diplomatically address issues and present alternate approached or solutions.

  • Strong leadership and decision-making skills.

  • Strong project management and analytical skills.

  • Able to function independently, under pressure, and perform multiple duties with minimal supervision or guidance.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English & Japanese (Native-level English & advanced Japanese skills, or native Japanese & advanced English skills).

Locations

Tokyo, Japan

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time

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