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Clinical Data Technology Lead - Alta Petens

Company: Takeda
Location: Somerville
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Job Description:

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 Noticeand Terms of Use. I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge.Job DescriptionTakeda is advancing an exciting pipeline and wants to ensure that we have the infrastructure and talent in place to support it. Our overall goal is to ensure that we get our therapeutics to patients quickly by having the right operational model and integrated clinical data pipeline to support delivery.The Clinical Data Technology Lead is responsible for selection, implementation and management of all clinical trial data systems as part of a transformational data program. This data program will include an integrated data flow with end-to end control of data, internalization of numerous systems and processes, broad enablement of automation and near-time data access, efficient data review and query, and enablement of disruptive technologies for next-gen trial designs and insights. -The data program will encompass all systems, platforms and tools involved in the collection, processing, review, analysis, and downstream reporting or consumption of clinical trial data and will be inclusive of all Takeda therapeutic areas and relevant business units.DELIVERY & BUSINESS ACCOUNTABILITIES:---The Clinical Data Lead is expected to:Responsible for technical selection, implementation and management of all systems within the Takeda Clinical Data Program.Works closely with numerous cross-functional representatives to ensure that assigned projects are progressing in a manner consistent with overall strategy and timelines. -Prioritize and oversee portfolio of clinical data systems projects in the planning, analysis, design, development, testing, validation, implementation, and maintenance phases. - -Oversees activities of vendor technical teams to ensure technical solutions are delivered in a manner that is optimal, sustainable and aligned with current needs, while also ensuring application to forward-looking digital/data strategy which is critical to Takeda's long-term successAdvance socialization of systems and new technologies throughout organization.Engage with high-level stakeholders on requirements and prioritization.CORE ELEMENTS RELATED TO THIS ROLE:Strategic Planning and Execution:Leads in all technical design and implementation aspects of R&D clinical data programReports on progress of projects, issues/plans, and critical path schedules to - leadershipVisibly engages across the organization to ensure transformational impactResource and Issue Management:Manages internal and external resources (people, information, technologies, time, and capital); allocates project resources appropriately to align with business imperatives.Proactively identifies project issues before they arise and develops contingency plans; communicates project-related issues to senior management and manages issues to resolution.Matrix Team Management:Provides matrix management, strategic and tactical leadership across clinical data program.DIMENSIONS AND ASPECTS:Technical/Functional (Line) Expertise:Seasoned Information Technology (IT) leader with background in R&D data systems and platforms, cloud environment and data integration infrastructure, and data analysis methodologiesCapability to lead major technical and methodology projectsLeadership:Ability to inspire, motivate and drive resultsExcellent communicator, able to persuasively convey both ideas and data, verbally and in writingDecision-making and Autonomy:Provide input to highly complex decisions that impact overall R&DAbility to seek diverse input from multiple constituents and stakeholders to drive innovative solutionsAbility to incorporate feedback and ensure decisions are implemented swiftly to yield flawless execution -Interaction:Effectively represents program in negotiations with the ability to resolve conflict in a constructive mannerAbility to build strong relationships and collaborate effectively with other interfacing Takeda functionsInnovation:Forward thinking with the ability to recommend, influence and implement organizational change and continuous innovationIdentifies opportunities and anticipates changes in the business landscape through an understanding and ongoing assessment of the environment affecting the business.Role models respect and inclusion, creating a culture that fosters innovationComplexity:Ability to work in a global ecosystem (internal and external) with a high degree of complexityAbility to see and understand broader, enterprise level perspective -EDUCATION, BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:Degree in scientific discipline, computer science or information technology10+ years experience working in pharmaceutical / biotechnology / healthcare / health IT industry,5+ years experience directly managing data engineering or software engineering teams who support scalable production systems.Experience leading lean and agile software delivery teams -Track record of successful leadership, management, and development of large, multi-disciplinary technical teams on medium/large scale data infrastructure projectsExperience working with clinical data or clinical data systems such as EDC, IRT, Statistical Analysis Environments, CTMS and eTMF - -Solid understanding -of system development lifecycle requirements -and -of US CFR, GCP and ICHDeep knowledge of SQL and relational databasesExperience building/maintaining ETL pipelinesExperience with modern data technologies/stack such as Airflow, Kubeflow, Redshift, Snowflake, SQL, AWS, Docker, BigQuery, Python, Git, etc.Experience in machine learning workload and AI powered productsPassionate to keep up with the industry trends and approaches to solve technical problems#LI-KD1This position is currently classified as "hybrid" in accordance with Takeda's Hybrid and Remote Work policy.In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, -Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.EEO StatementTakeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.LocationsCambridge, MAWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time

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