Posted to MedZilla on 8/21/2018

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MA, Senior Manager, RPM Analytics R0000395-MZ


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Job Description

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 Manager, RPM Analytics in our location office.

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a title working on the Global Regulatory Affairs team, you will be empowered to be collaborative and innovative, and a typical day will include:

Manage key cross-functional systems, processes, and analytics to maximize the value of the R&D portfolio for patients and Takeda

Develop, implement, and support GRA, OOC, and Regulatory Project Management key performance indicators and metrics by integrating with existing and developing Regulatory data sources and analysis of resource utilization and planning, and process improvements to provide optimal GRA support

Provide metrics, portfolio analytics, and communications expertise to the GRA team to enhance knowledge sharing, improve operational efficiency, and promote employee engagement

Collaborate with internal and external partners to implement best practices, enhance teamwork and increase analytics and planning within the GRA function


Optimize RPM PMO tool usage to support the ongoing development and support activities for the GRA group

Develop and maintain the framework that drives the capacity and resource planning process for GRA s portfolio. Support project forecasts, scenario planning, and timelines to assist project selection and execution

Plan and facilitate cross-functional meetings with key GRA stakeholders to provide timely updates of on-going initiatives and resolve open issues. Specific activities include coordinate collaboration technologies, prepare agendas and meeting materials, facilitate discussion during the meeting, distribute meeting minutes, and track action items.

Manage global GRA information sharing/metrics programs events to share meaningful information with stakeholders and promote employee engagement.

Support initiatives with external strategic partners (e.g. PRA) and internal functional (e.g. Clinical Operations, Clinical Pharmacology) to implement novel analytics and metrics models which provide flexible functional support for our portfolio. This includes partnering with functional leads to evaluate partner capabilities, design support models that meet GRA requirements, and regularly evaluate project, program, and organizational performance to stimulate continuous improvement.

Implement and improve global GRA resource planning processes to monitor on-going resource requirements across all regulatory and predict future resource needs associated with changes in product portfolio and new strategic initiatives.

Develop internal monthly reports, metrics, dashboards and executive dashboards as needed.


  • Minimum BS/BA degree with MS/MBA preferred. Minimum of 7+ years of pharmaceutical or other relevant industry experience including at least two of the following areas: product development, project management, portfolio management, communications, and business planning. Other relevant experience may be considered.
  • Significant experience leading cross-functional initiatives to achieve challenging objectives
  • Excellent communication skills (written, oral and presentations)
  • Strong leadership capability with skills in leading change management initiatives
  • Knowledge of global drug development, commercialization and strategic planning preferred
  • Ability to work independently, is self-motivated with a clear track record of delivering results in challenging, ambiguous situations while managing multiple issues/deadline simultaneously
  • Ability to influence others and build consensus among heterogeneous stakeholders
  • Able to work effectively with a variety of business partners across different regions and cultures
  • Experience with quantitative data collection and analysis to evaluate historical trends and design future forecasting models
  • Experience working with MS Word, Powerpoint, Excel, and Sharepoint as well as the regulatory operations systems.


  • Ability to sit and stand for long periods of time
  • Manual dexterity required to operate office equipment such as computers, phones, etc.


  • Takeda is a global company with corporate headquarters in Japan and R&D offices in Chicago, Boston and London. Therefore, up to 25% domestic and international travel is a requirement of the position. This position also requires the ability to drive to various external meetings.


  • 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

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