Posted to MedZilla on 3/29/2017


Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MA, Senior Director, Oncology Partnerships 1603242-MZ


 
 

OBJECTIVES:

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.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Lead the oncology discovery effort to identify and evaluate external partnership opportunities, in close collaboration with the business development group.
  • Work closely with other members of the oncology discovery leadership team to insure that Takeda maintains a world-class oncology discovery and early development pipeline.
  • Responsible 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.
  • Liaise 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.

Qualifications

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 community.
  • 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 desirable.


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