Posted to MedZilla on 8/20/2019


Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MA, Gastrointestinal (GI) Lead, USBU Communications (USBU) SR0034031-MZ


 
 

Gastrointestinal (GI) Lead, USBU Communications (USBU)

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 Gastrointestinal (GI) Lead, USBU Communications (USBU) in our Lexington, MA office.

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Gastrointestinal (GI) Lead, USBU Communications working on the USBU Communications team, you will be empowered to partner with the commercial business units to develop a product PR strategy for Takeda s U.S. products and working with USBU leaders on management of global brands with a U.S. presence, and a typical day will include:

POSITION OBJECTIVES:

The GI Lead focuses on partnering with the commercial business units to develop a product PR strategy for Takeda s U.S. products and working with USBU leaders on management of global brands with a U.S. presence. This includes creating and executing corresponding communication plans comprised of executive, product, disease awareness, internal, external and digital tactics.

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Partner with the US GI franchise leadership to develop and implement external and internal communications plans, campaigns and messaging to help protect, enhance and, in some cases, build Takeda s reputation as a leader in key therapeutic categories. (25%)
  • Partner with franchise leadership/commercial teams to develop and implement communication/PR plans to support the performance optimization of key products, which would include effectively managing product milestones such as launches and data dissemination. (35%)
  • Provide strong project management/leadership, including effectively leading and guiding retained communications/public relations firms, on key communications activities and initiatives, ensuring they are completed on time with a high level of quality, in accordance with Medical, Legal and Regulatory requirements. (15%)
  • Work effectively with the U.S. and PVPS teams to ensure consistent strategic and tactical implementation of global communication programs and initiatives across the US. Provide leadership and/or support on projects as needed. (15%)
  • Anticipate and effectively manage issues impacting Takeda s brands in therapeutic areas of focus. Serve as media relations spokesperson on the issues. (10%)
  • Oversee public relations budget for multiple products.

EDUCATION, BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

  • Bachelor s degree BS/BA Majors in Journalism, Communications or public policy/public affairs preferred.
  • A minimum of 10 years of professional experience required at a corporation or consultancy with expertise in corporate, product, executive or international communications.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required as well as strong interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with social media strongly desired.
  • Ability to lead a team important.
  • Strategic planning and results oriented execution needed.
  • Ability to negotiate and form consensus among various parties important.
  • Broad decision-making responsibilities:
  • Ability to make highly complex decisions that impact the enterprise
  • Accountable for decision making for Sales Operations
  • Ability to seek diverse input from multiple constituents and stakeholders to drive innovative solutions
  • Ability to incorporate feedback and ensure decisions are made swiftly to yield flawless execution
  • Accountable for designing and implementing vision and strategy for designated scope
  • Foster solutions-oriented thinking by fostering a culture of performance, accountability, simplicity, empowerment, external orientation and curiosity.
  • Effectively navigates the changing external and internal environment and leads others through change by creating and inspiring and engaging workplace
  • Effectively negotiates and collaborates with business partners and demonstrates the ability to resolve conflict in a constructive manner
  • Ability to build strong partnerships and drive role clarity with other interfacing Takeda functions, including but not limited to PVPS, Sales, Marketing, Managed Markets, Finance, IT, Procurement, HR, Legal/Compliance, Medical Affairs, Communications, Public Affairs, external vendors, and others.
  • Visionary and forward thinking with the ability to influence and effectively drive organizational change and continuous innovation
  • Comfortable challenging the status quo and bringing forward innovative solutions
  • Ability to take risks implementing innovative solutions, accelerating time to market
  • Ability to identify areas for process and systems innovation and implement change that will enhance the overall effectiveness of the team.
  • Ability to work in a global and highly matrixed ecosystem (internal and external) with a high degree of complexity

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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Notice to Employment / Recruitment Agents:

Employment / Recruitment agents may only submit candidates for vacancies only if they have written authorization to do so from Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda s Talent Acquisition department. Any agency candidate submission may only be submitted to positions opened to the agency through the specific Agency Portal. Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda will only pay a fee for candidates submitted or presented where there is a fully executed contract in place between the Employment / Recruitment agents and Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda and only if the candidate is submitted via the Agency Portal. Candidates submitted or presented by Employment / Recruitment Agents without a fully executed contract or submitted through this site shall not be deemed to form part of any Engagement for which the Agency may claim remuneration.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law.

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Reasonable Accommodations

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