Posted to MedZilla on 11/11/2019

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MA, Digital & Data Science Project Manager R0012615-MZ


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Job Description

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as a Digital & Data Science Project Manager in our Cambridge, MA office.

At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D-driven market leadership and being a values-led company. To do this, we empower our people to realize their potential through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers, encourage innovation, and strive for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

Here, you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission.


  • Execution and implementation of the overall GMS Digital and Data Science programs and projects
  • Tracks and supports detailed GMS Digital and Data Science execution roadmaps and manages respective functional and cross-functional
  • Manages, gathers and executes Digital & Data Science program and project management needs and execution in collaboration with respective
  • Provides the program and project management link for Digital & Data Science across local, functional and global GMS and respective stakeholder (e.g. Controlling, IT, Global Quality).


  • GMS Digital and Data Science programs and projects delivery
  • Tracking and support for detailed GMS Digital and Data Science execution roadmaps
  • Accountable for creating cross-functional plans, budgets and resource estimates to drive successful and timely project completions
  • Reporting global view of GMS Digital and Data Science programs, projects and scale up to senior management and global channels
  • Owns and manages GMS digital and data science program, project & initiatives portfolio
  • GMS digital and data science functional and cross-functional inter-dependencies, especially for Budgeting/Controlling, Procurement and Legal
  • Ensures GMS Digital and Data Science program/project/portfolio management functional and cross-functional alignment


Education / Experience:

  • University degree of science/business
  • University degree is required , e.g. in Engineering , Economics, Mathematics, IT or Physics with focus on either Control Theory/Statistics/Mechatronics, Information/Operation, Management/Strategy, Economics, Technology and Innovation Management
  • Proven record in program management: Experience in the management of small and medium global projects respectively multiple global projects in parallel
  • Proven capability in applying and executing Digital and Industry 4.0 concepts
  • Project Management certificate is a plus
  • Experience in either Engineering or IT is a plus
  • Fluent in English

Digital Skills:

  • Expertise and experience in Digital and Industry 4.0 concepts
  • Be able to work under deadlines and on multiple projects simultaneously

  • Possess effective time management and organizational skills

  • Strong interpersonal and active problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrate initiative, sound judgment and flexibility

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills


  • Strategic enterprise thinking, finding innovative ways to serve patients build reputation and trust
  • Creating the environment that inspires and enables people
  • Focusing on the few priorities and provide superior results
  • Elevating capabilities for now and the future


  • Willingness to travel to various internal/external Takeda meetings and events
  • International travel will be required (estimated 1 travel per 4-6 weeks for 1 week each)


  • 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

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Boston, MA

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