This position will be responsible for evaluating and providing oversight for external partnerships, in collaboration with Takeda s business
development group, as a member of the oncology discovery leadership team.
- Lead the oncology discovery effort to identify and evaluate external
partnership opportunities, in close collaboration with the business development
closely with other members of the oncology discovery leadership team to insure
that Takeda maintains a world-class oncology discovery
and early development pipeline.
for developing a strong network of partners that advances the research pipeline
of Takeda through access to innovative targets, modalities, technologies,
platforms, clinical samples, and disease models.
- Responsible for
defining the goals, deliverables and working relationships needed for key external
collaborations. Will work closely with
Legal, Business Development, IP, Strategic Outsourcing, and other stakeholders.
cross-functionally (Legal, Finance, Sourcing, HR, and across all scientific
functions as necessary) to insure successful collaborations: proactively
identify and resolve issues limiting scientific execution.
- Builds relationships & collaborates with
scientific leaders, KOLs, academic partners and biotech companies, and is seen as a subject matter expert in Oncology
research and therapeutic
- Maintains an up-to-date
awareness of the current landscape and
trends in oncology research, technology and clincal practices, and is familiar
with current regulatory (FDA, EMA, etc.) requirements and trends.
EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
- 8+ years
experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry and an advanced degree in health or life sciences (e.g.,
Ph.D., M.D.) with a demonstrable deep understanding of oncology
biology and drug discovery & development practices
- Experience in identifying, establishing
and leading external partnerships
- Established track record in
driving innovative oncology research.
- Demonstrated ability to build
a strong network of interactions across the biotechnology and academic research
- Demonstrated knowledge of
drug discovery and translational research, through to early clinical research
(Proof of Concept)
- Strong leadership skills,
with proven ability to lead matrixed
teams comprised of internal and external scientific collaborators.
- Experience with a diversity
of therapeutic modalities (small molecule, biologics, etc.) is highly
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