Posted to MedZilla on 2/18/2018


Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MA, Senior Director, Strategic Partnership Management 1800371-MZ


 
 

Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Senior Director, Strategic Partnership Management in our Cambridge office.


Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Senior Director, Strategic Partnership Management working on the Research and Development Transformation team, you will be empowered to play a leadership role in driving, implementing and managing overall relationship management for one or more R&D strategic vendor partners responsible for development functions, and a typical day will include:


POSITION OBJECTIVES:
  • Drive partnership governance and manage the complexity between Takeda and strategic vendor partner (s)
  • Coach and mentor R&D business partners leading partnerships to ensure consistent application of partnership best practices
  • Identify, assess and implement opportunities to continuously improve Takeda s ability to effectively work externally and be a partner of Choice
  • Establish and/or optimize innovation ideas and implement across partnership
  • Stewardship for Takeda and global strategic vendor partner (s)
POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Responsible for overall leadership in assessing and understanding partner s capability and maximize within network
  • Create cross-enterprise view of capability gaps, engage with Takeda and the strategic vendor partner (s) to prioritize gaps and capability management
  • Identify opportunities to leverage additional vendor capabilities that may be of value to Takeda
  • Act as a role model and coach for the development functions involved in day-to-day management of the partnership
  • Matrix leadership of cross operational committees to enhance value capture
  • Gain insight, pro-actively monitor, and take actions with business based on Balanced Scorecard
  • Drive joint governance between Takeda and the global strategic vendor partner (s)
  • Ensure goals and objectives are set, measured, and reported
  • Effectively manage open and/or escalated issues to timely and effective resolution
  • Leverage best practices across the partnership
  • Effectively facilitate complex bi-directional communication to inform decision/risks and disseminate governance decisions to R&D stakeholders including strategic vendor partners
  • Lead efforts to design and implement an externally facing operating model
  • Provide direct, constructive, and timely feedback to the global strategic vendor partner (s) to effectively resolve issues and improve performance
  • Effectively represent and advocate for Takeda teams and partner (s)
  • In partnership with TAUs, DDUs, and R&D functions, procurement, and teams, identify and implement actions to improve efficiency of Takeda-vendor interface to reduce redundant activities, synthesize and implement innovation ideas to ensure effective delivery
  • Drive change management processes within Takeda related to the strategic vendor (s) relationship management
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable internal policies and procedures, regulations; support inspection readiness of all regulated activities
  • Lead to create a culture and values that attract, retains, and develops the most effective people

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

  • BS/BA required; advanced technical degree preferred
  • Minimum 12 years of applicable drug development operations experience, global experience preferred
  • Minimum 8 years of line management or cross-functional leadership experience
  • Experienced and knowledgeable about all key clinical operational functions (e.g. project management, clinical monitoring, data management process, regulatory affairs, pharmacovigilance, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of drug development process and requirements of clinical research organization
  • Relevant knowledge and experience in R&D to enable meaningful dialogue within Takeda and with partners
  • Proven experience in Alliance/Partnership excellence: deep understanding / experience of building, maintaining, and closing partnerships including tools/methods
  • Leadership: Experience in leading direct reports and matrix organizations with solid successful experience in influencing across organizations including change management experience
  • Critical strategic thinker and highly analytical
  • Ability to initiate, develop, and implement new strategies and processes
  • Ability to assess issues/risks and effectively implement remediation measures
  • Experience working in a complex organization and demonstrated ability to influence, and work across functions and regions, at all levels without direct authority
  • Excellent collaboration skills
  • Excellent communicator with strong written and verbal presentations skills

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Routine demands of an office based environment.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Some travel to global Takeda sites may be required.

WHAT 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 days
  • Community Outreach Programs

Empowering Our People to Shine

Learn more at takedajobs.com.

Takeda is an EEO employer of minorities, women, disabled, protected veterans, and considers qualified applicants with criminal histories in accordance with applicable laws. For more information, visit http://www.takeda.us/careers/EEO_Policy_Statement.aspx

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