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Head, Emerging Priorities and Innovation

Company: Takeda
Location: Somerville
Posted on: June 20, 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 DescriptionOBJECTIVES/PURPOSE Responsible for developing the roadmap and strategy for bringing clinical trial innovation and news ways of working to Takeda; this includes establishing and executing a plan for adoption of new innovation as specific programs are identifiedResponsible for supporting clinical operations strategy, execution and management of global clinical programs as defined in the Clinical Development Plan (CDP) by driving adoption of novel methods and technologies in clinical trial deliveryOverseeing implementation of novel methods and technologies in compliance with quality standards (including ICH GCP, local regulations and Takeda SOPs)ACCOUNTABILITIES Act as a thought leader on innovation (including methods and technologies) in clinical development to build and maintain a comprehensive external perspective on industry trendsResponsible for driving collaboration with asset teams in clinical development to understand painpoints in Takeda's clinical development process to identify and prioritise value-adding opportunities in developmentResponsible for keeping abreast of innovation in clinical development, including industry trends, technological developments, and, vendor landscape etc to identify potential use cases in Takeda's clinical development pipelineResponsible for driving collaboration with asset teams (e.g. COPLs, SSELs etc.) to identify opportunities for improvement in Takeda's clinical development processes, systems and resourcingResponsible for developing and executing Takeda's clinical development and operations innovation strategy based on external and internal perspectives to achieve GDO's short-term and long-term objectivesDevelop proposals and manage execution for piloting and wide-scale implementation of novel methods and technologies, including budget, timelines, required vendors, performance metrics etc.Ensures Takeda's processes and teams are sufficiently prepared and equipped to work with external innovation in clinical development and operationsAccountable for developing processes, SOPs, and systems required to operationalize novel methods and technologies in selected trialsEnsure study teams are adequately supported and resourced to implement novel methods and technologies, including systems, capabilities, training and expertiseOversee continuous cross-functional diagnostic processes and discussions to measure success and inform intervention if necessaryResponsible for training, coaching and mentoring supervised employees (direct and indirect reports) to create a culture that attracts, retains and develops innovative thinkersAct as a role model for Takedas valuesLeadershipDemonstrated ability to work across functions, regions and culturesEnterprise level leadership with the ability to inspire, motivate and drive resultsExcellent communicator, able to persuasively convey both ideas and data, verbally and in writingProven skills as an effective team player who can engender credibility and confidence within and outside the companyAbility to distill complex issues and ideas down to simple comprehensible termsEmbraces and demonstrates a diversity and inclusion mindset and role models these behaviors for the organizationEDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:Bachelor's Degree or international equivalent required, Life Sciences preferred12 + years experience in the pharmaceutical industry and/or clinical research organization, including 6+ years in clinical study management, including at least 6 years of line management experienceExperience in people leadership, managing global teams and coordinating collaboration with cross-functional teamsStrong strategic thinking, planning, execution, and communication skillsGlobal/international experience required, including ability to collaborate with colleagues and staff in other locationsOperational experience in clinical development with significant direct exposure to implementation of novel approaches in clinical developmentHealth care business acumen with a comprehensive understanding of the pharmaceutical industryWHAT 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 daysIn accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, -Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.Empowering Our People to ShineDiscover more at takedajobs.comNo Phone Calls or Recruiters Please.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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