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Sr Manager, Project Management GI Inflammation

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: May 11, 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 and . 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 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 Sr Manager, Project Management GI Inflammation in our San Diego 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.OBJECTIVES ---- - - -Support project execution activities in collaboration with Scientific Project Leaders based in Boston and San Diego--- - - -Drive project planning and timeline tracking for early research programs in the GI Discovery pipeline (pre- and post-Project Start through Candidate Selection)--- - - -Support research planning and timeline tracking for early research initiatives to enable conversion to pipeline programs and/or pipeline-enabling deliverables--- - - -Provide expert support for program logistics, budget planning/tracking, procurement and contracting troubleshooting and issue resolution--- - - -Initiate and manage highly collaborative cross-functional relationships within Takeda and outside with Takeda partners and service providers in support of GI Drug Discovery Unit (DDU) projects--- - - -Collaborate with project managers and project leaders to refine and implement project plans and support project execution covering reporting, project planning, documentation workflow, budgeting, and risk management--- - - -Be a proactive voice and the "single source of truth" for monitoring and reporting of project issues, plans, budgets, milestone, and resources--- - - -Energetically engage with the entire DDU team to assure visibility of all DDU KPIs and make critical contributions to project operations to accelerate delivery and meet overall DDU performance goalsACCOUNTABILITIES ---- - - -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--- - - -Support project teams to enable achievement of project objectives and maintain focus on critical path timelines with Scientific Project leaders for projects assigned to this role--- - - -Set project planning disciplines and deliver all planning work products required to manage GI DDU projects assigned to this role.--- - - -Support/manage cross-functional meetings, including scheduling logistics, the creation and distribution of meeting agendas and minutes, and drive completion of action items.--- - - -Ensure good meeting disciplines are continuously maintained (with supporting documentation) so that there is a clear logical record of events for each project or partnership.--- - - -Support and maintain project infrastructure - including library/repositories of data & actions, project Gantt Charts, and Budgets.--- - - -Ensure data integrity to support accurate reporting and communications.--- - - -Track progress against project plans and ensures project teams/stakeholders have the tools necessary to deliver assays/contracts/decisions etc.--- - - -Implement, support and maintain operations infrastructure - including library/repositories of contracts and procurement documentation, reporting and curating financial data, etc.--- - - -Support project reporting via DDU, Research, and Enterprise-wide reporting functions including Interact, ImPact, PowerBI, etc.--- - - -Manage stakeholder communication in support of project execution.--- - - -Coach and support Scientific Project Leaders to drive projects to stage gates and ensure KPIs are met. Highlight and resolve project risks and issues with project team.--- - - -Ensure smooth cross-functional liaisons with critical functions for project success (Legal, Finance, Sourcing, HR, and across all scientific functions as necessary). Be accountable for good budgetary disciplines and adherence to contractual commitments.--- - - -Drive continuous improvement activities for all project management processes.EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS: ---- - - -Focused on problem solving, troubleshooting, and issue resolution. Demonstrated track record of taking initiative to resolve problems rapidly in large cross functional environments.--- - - -Structured thinker, strong organizational bias. Ability to implement structure without impacting efficiency of team--- - - -Core planning skills with high level of discipline and thorough attention to detail--- - - -Solid analytical thinking with preference for analysis to support decisions and a good process orientation.--- - - -Focus on results and ability to focus upon bigger picture/departmental objectives.--- - - -Self motivated and self directing to deliver the core responsibilities of the role and motivated to learn and expand skill-set beyond the scope of the role--- - - -Solid financial knowledge of cost-based budgeting (internal and external costs) and ability to seek out savings/efficiencies--- - - -Strong communication skills with excellent written and verbal proficiency to communicate information succinctly, in English (required)--- - - -Strong competence in using PowerPoint, project, and excel to above average proficiency.--- - - -Sound scientific knowledge with Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Science or Management related discipline with 2-4 years of experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry or research focused academic environment, with a demonstrable broad understanding of drug discovery & development practices.--- - - -Experience with CRO and/or project management skills with solid process orientation--- - - -Entrepreneurial: Demonstrates perseverance, identifies and actively pursues potential opportunitiesWHAT 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 -Update Takeda U.S. Vaccine Requirement: Absent an approved religious or medical reason, all US office-based and lab-based Takeda employees who work fully on-site or in a hybrid model (as determined by Takeda) must be fully vaccinated to work at a Takeda site or to engage with Takeda colleagues or anyone else on behalf of Takeda. As of the same date, absent an approved religious or medical reason, US field-based employees, employees must be fully vaccinated in order to continue in their current roles. US employees who work at a Takeda manufacturing facility, and those who work at a BioLife center or BioLife lab, may be subject to different guidelines. Candidates are encouraged to speak with their recruiter to seek further information on the applicable guidelines for the Business Unit/Function for which they have applied.Empowering Our People to Shine -Discover more at takedajobs.com -This job posting excludes CO applicants. -No Phone Calls or Recruiters Please.#LI-AA1EEO 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 lawEEO 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.LocationsSan Diego, CAWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time

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