Posted to MedZilla on 11/11/2019

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MA, R&D E&C Operations Manager R0012498-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 Manager, R&D Operations in our Cambridge office.

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Manager, R&D Operations working on the team, you will be empowered Collaborate with R&D and VBU E&C Advisory (Business Partner) Teams to develop R&D and VBU E&C support framework, and a typical day will include:


Ethics & Compliance (E&C) focuses on what the organization needs by ensuring

  • Ethical behaviour plays a fundamental role in risk mitigation
  • Being a forward-thinking leader in risk identification and mitigation
  • Building a modern function supporting achievement of Takeda s Vision 2025

E&C will respond rapidly to changing environment and business needs, it is close to the market, and encourages ethical behaviour in line with Takeda s values. By working in an agile manner E&C ensures the balance between stable structures, governance, processes and systems, and dynamic approaches to delivering innovative solutions to appropriately manage our risks.

E&C commits to

  • Act as role model for Takeda's values, ethics and values-based decision making, fostering this mindset in clients, partners and team
  • Enable the organization to take decisions which are ethical and in line with our priorities of Patient, Trust, Reputation, and Business
  • Collaborate across all E&C teams and partner with stakeholders in BU / BF to embed ethics and compliance as part of the way everyone works at Takeda


  • Collaborate with R&D and VBU E&C Advisory (Business Partner) Teams to develop and drive R&D and VBU E&C support framework
  • Ensure global strategic and methodology alignment for R&D and VBU monitoring efforts and risk assessments
  • Collaborate with other US BU/BF and EUCAN/GEM E&C teams for consistent approach for US Sunshine and other transparency disclosure requirements such as EFPIA, respectively and manage transparency reporting accordingly
  • Partner with R&D and VBU E&C Advisory Teams to assess learning needs and develop targeted learning for R&D or VBU and/ or in support of LOC.
  • Provide input to Global platforms and systems as relevant
  • Is main point of contact & leads / assist specific R&D or VBU related initiatives as relevant


  • At least 6 years of healthcare or pharmaceutical industry experience with at least 4 years of operational aspects of Ethics & Compliance experience desired
  • Bachelor s degree; Advanced degree or relevant certification a plus
  • Experience with financial and procurement processes and systems; Takeda specific knowledge a plus
  • Good knowledge of and experience with laws, regulations and industry guidance that affect the pharmaceutical industry including, but not limited to, OIG and PhRMA guidelines, and healthcare standard operating procedures
  • Able to work and deliver on deadlines while managing multiple projects and priorities effectively
  • Proven ability to work independently & successfully with others, know when to appropriately escalate an issue for resolution, and collaborate with cross functional areas to achieve results
  • Demonstrated strong project & time management ability and able to carry out project plan accordingly
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Must have computer proficiency and able to utilize MS Office software at an advanced level


  • 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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Boston, MA

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