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Oncology Research Program Manager Senior Manager

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Saylorsburg
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

By clicking the "Apply" button, I understand that my employment application process with Takeda will commence and that the information I provide in my application will be processed in line with Takeda's Privacy Notice and Terms of Use. I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge.Job DescriptionAre you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine?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.We seek a Research Program Manager to provide program management and matrixed leadership to one or more oncology research teams in order to drive the creation of innovative and sound research plans, efficient and effective execution, and positive team dynamics. - This individual will merge their scientific expertise in cancer biology with program management experience to progress research programs to data-driven inflection points from Project Start through Candidate Selection.In partnership with the Project Team Lead (PTL), manage one or more research programs in the Oncology Drug Discovery Unit (ODDU) and/or Oncology Cell Therapy & Therapeutic Area Unit (OTAU) as the program manager. - Core responsibilities include:Program and Project Management

  • Translate the research strategy and objectives into an efficiently executable plan; build and manage an integrated program timeline; awareness and anticipation of interdependencies and resource needs; establish and track program goals and stage gates.
  • In collaboration with the PTL, lead the cross-functional research program team. - Facilitate and manage productive team meetings, ensure progress toward program goals, hold team members accountable for action items, maintain a sense of urgency and focus, and drive data-driven decision making.
  • Lead the identification and manage the delivery of critical path activities. - Proactively identify risks and develop contingency/mitigation plans. - Monitor issues through to resolution and ensure that all key stakeholders are informed of outcomes and program implications.
  • Play a key role in fostering team effectiveness through team health checks and continuous improvement.Communication and Reporting
    • Manages scheduled and ad hoc program status reporting, including progress against program goals and R&D KPIs. - Responsible for leading preparation efforts for governance body interactions. - Facilitate relevant communications to appropriate stakeholders, in collaboration with the PTL.
    • Maintain current and accurate program information in PM business systems including program timelines, team collaboration space, and other systems, as appropriate.EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:Education
      • Advanced degree in science, preferably related to cancer biology or immunologyExperience
        • Preferred: 5+ years of in-depth pharmaceutical industry experience in drug development with significant experience in the oncology therapeutic area
        • 3+ years program management leading complex pharmaceutical projects in a multi-disciplinary, global environment
        • Demonstrated ability to positively influence outcomes, key project decisions, and strategic problem-solving
        • Proven ability to communicate clearly and present key information objectively to all levels of the organization including executive managementKnowledge and Skills
          • Matrix program leadership and management skills are required
          • Thorough knowledge of oncology therapeutic area preferable but not required
          • Comfort with and ability to manage others amidst ambiguity
          • Proactive risk management with ability to propose solutions and deliver appropriate mitigation plan
          • Ability to communicate (written and verbal) with impact to provide appropriate context, articulate views, drive clarity, and address barriers to progress program development
          • Flexibility, tolerance and diplomacy to best manage change and diverse opinions within a cross-functional, cross-cultural global team structure
          • Ability to work in a virtual setting across time-zones, i.e., making effective use of communication tools
          • Ability to inspire and motivate in a matrix and global, cross-geographical team
          • Excellent organizational skills
          • Highly effective presentation skills
          • Experience with Microsoft Project Professional, SharePoint, Excel, PowerPoint and WordTakeda 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.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 ProgramsBase Salary Range:130K to 186K, based on candidate professional experience level. - Employees may also be eligible for Short Term and Long-Term Incentive benefits as well. Employees are eligible to participate in Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k), Charitable Contribution Match, Holidays, Personal Days & Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement Program and Paid Volunteer Time Off. - - -In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.Empowering Our People to ShineDiscover more at takedajobs.comNo Phone Calls or Recruiters Please.#LI-JT1
              • Fluent in EnglishEEO StatementTakeda 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.LocationsBoston, MAWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time

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