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Senior Manager, Operations Management

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Newtonville
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

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Job Description

About the role:
At Takeda, we are a forward-looking, world-class R&D organization that unlocks innovation and delivers transformative therapies to patients. By focusing R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas and other targeted investments, we push the boundaries of what is possible in order to bring life-changing therapies to patients worldwide.

Join Takeda as a Senior Manager, Operations Management where you will support business operations activities in collaboration with Research Area Leaders, Project Managers, and Senior Leadership Manage and oversee central financial planning, tracking, forecasting, and reporting. Support research planning, forecasting, and portfolio reporting to ensure alignment and visibility to portfolio progression in alignment with department and Research level goals. Provide expert support for procurement, contract, and invoice management and issue resolution Manage/support centralized resources/activities and collaborate with Research Area and Platform teams to ensure effective utilization of common resources.

You will also manage/support department wide non-pipeline projects Manage key department meetings and communication channels. Develop and implement new operations processes to enhance depth and quality of analysis and reporting of key portfolio and financial metrics, as well as operational processes to increase efficiency. Energetically engage with the entire DDU team to assure visibility of all department goals and objectives and make critical contributions to project operations to accelerate delivery to performance goals. As part of the GI DDU Projects and Operations, you will report to the Associate Director, Project and Alliance Management and work with the Project and Alliance Management team.

How you will contribute: Collaborate with research and translational teams to enable/support planning and logistics, establish/manage contracts, CRO management, data delivery, and final disposition
Manage contracting and procurement process to enable rapid contract drafting/review/initiation/resolution
Resolve and troubleshoot internal/external accounting and payment issues associated with contracted work
Manage and enhance monthly financial analysis and reporting processes in collaboration with Project Managers and Finance colleagues
Manage key cross functional meetings including scheduling logistics, the creation and distribution of meeting agendas, distribute minutes, ensure completion of actions, and drive meeting discipline to achieve meeting objectives
Ensure good meeting disciplines are continuously maintained (with supporting documentation) so that there is a clear logical record of events
Support and maintain financial and portfolio reporting infrastructure - including library/repositories of data, budget and recruitment databases, etc.
Ensure data integrity to support accurate reporting and communications.
Support project reporting via DDU, Research, and Enterprise-wide reporting functions including Interact, ImPact, PowerBI, etc.
Manage/support key communication process and infrastructure including routine mass communications, department websites/SharePoints
Ensure smooth cross-functional liaisons with critical functions for project success (Legal, Finance, Sourcing, HR, and across all scientific functions as necessary).
Drive continuous improvement activities for all project and operations management processes.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications: Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Science or Management related discipline
6 years experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry
Understanding of methods, tools and concepts to prepare forecasts, ad hoc analyses.
Financial planning/reporting systems experience (e.g. Cognos, SAP).
Broad understanding of drug discovery & development practices.
Experience with CRO and/or project management skills with solid process orientation.

What Takeda can offer you: Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision
Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
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 and company match of charitable contributions
Family Planning Support
Flexible Work Paths
Tuition reimbursement

More about us:
At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

This position is currently classified as "hybrid" in accordance with Takeda's Hybrid and Remote Work policy.

In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.


EEO Statement
Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.

Boston, MA

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