Posted to MedZilla on 12/5/2019

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MA, Digital Solutions & Analytics Lead SR0038977-MZ



  • Manage OpU Performance Reporting (KPIs and aggregation, systems and related processes)
  • Understand technology trends and develop predictive analytics tools in partnership with GLOBAL FUNCTIONS; lead development of and execution of digital solutions that enable on-demand reporting
  • Partner across OpU to understand business strategy, requirements and constraints; collaborate with GLOBAL FUNCTIONS and IT to translate to technical build


  • Accountable for the measurement, analysis and reporting of OpU performance, key insights and programs against business goals and priorities
  • Collaborate on business case presentations and action plans to drive OpU strategy, including target recommendations, performance optimization, and cost/benefit analyses
  • Interface with global functions to drive real-time data analytics and predictive analytics to measure the performance of the OpU
  • Define performance analytics standards, guidelines and KPIs to measure performance effectiveness and drive consistency of performance measurement
  • Oversee the development of dashboards, creation of standardized reports and the distribution of reporting to provide ongoing insights to leadership in support of decision making and continuous improvement initatives.
  • Responsible for gathering data requirements necessary to perform desired analyses; participate in the development of process modifications needed to deliver required performance metrics.


  • Strong knowledge of data analytics technology including, MAP, BI tools and predictive/web analytics tools
  • Demonstrated ability to work across functions, regions and culture
  • Proven skills as an effective team player who can engender credibility and confidence within and outside the company

  • Ability to distill complex issues and ideas down to simple comprehensible term

  • Ability to translate quantitative data into actionable recommendations

  • Comfortable proposing decision options to leadership in support of OpU, GMS and Takeda strategy

  • Effectively navigates the changing external and internal environment and leads others through change by creating and inspiring and engaging workplace

  • Ability to build strong partnerships and drive role clarity with other interfacing Takeda functions, including but not limited to Strategy and Business Excellence

  • Comfortable challenging the status quo and bringing forward innovative solutions

  • Ability to identify areas for process and systems innovation and implement change that will enhance the overall effectiveness of the team.

  • Ability to communicate complex data concepts in ways that leaders and other functions will understand


  • Bachelor degree required, preferably in health science, engineering, or business
  • MBA/Masters degree is desirable
  • Pharmaceutical industry related disciplines; Operations experience desirable.
  • Minimum of 2 years as a Product or Project Manager or equivalent position
  • Supervisory experience and/or independent project leadership experience preferred.
  • Familiarity with Operational Excellence - Lean, Six Sigma & End-to-End business process management concepts.
  • Budget planning and management experience.
  • Proficient in application of project management skills and techniques.
  • Proficient in presentation tools and techniques.
  • Strong leadership and problem-solving skills with the ability to manage multiple initatives and priorities
  • Strong analytical skills a must
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to interact with executives and team members across the network


  • Willingness to travel to various meetings or client sites, including overnight trips. International travel may be required
  • Requires approximately 20% travel.

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