Director R&D Digital

Cambridge, MA, United States
Oct 05, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Director R&D Digital

Ipsen Bioscience, Inc.

Job Description:

Purpose of the position
Responsible of identification and implementation of digital technologies programmes and related innovative solutions
aimed at modernizing R&D process. Coordination of internal resources and consultants for this purpose.

Main responsibilities and tasks

Digital R&D strategy management
- Prioritize opportunities according to business needs to introduce digital solutions into
R&D process (ie: design, conduct and reporting of clinical studies).
- Lead the implementation of prioritized digital solutions.
- Engage with business stakeholders to ensure transparency and clarity in the agreed
strategies, projects and roadmaps.
- Identify value of new project opportunities.
- Lead the evaluation of external technology companies offering digital solutions in
pharmaceutical R&D.
- Evaluate opportunities with innovation team of new disruptive solutions to transform
our R&D processes.
- Develop and maintain partnerships with key technology companies.
Excellence in execution
- Establish and maintain project plans.
- Develop budget and resource requirements for proposed and active projects.
- Input into and lead discussions with senior R&D leadership.
- Maintain company / project tracker dashboard.
- Report project advancement and follow-up to management.
- Maintain a close and effective partnership with internal and external stakeholders.
- Ensure that consistent, high-quality and efficient processes are implemented and
maintained for the engaging and establishing contractual relationships with external
technology companies.

Experience / Qualifications

- At least 8 Years, project manager experience within a commercial organisation or pharmaceutical organisation
- Must be experienced in project management or administrative support to a large team
- Must have experience in Clinical development and a perfect understanding of the regulated pharmaceutical
- Experience and acquaintance in Digital and IT
- Ability to work in an international context environment

Specifics of the position

- High level of Cross cultural communication skills
- Demonstrates high degree of confidentiality, integrity and discretion
- Acts in compliance with Company Ethics and Standards authorities' rules and laws.
- The above information on this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of
work performed by consultant within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a
comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required for this mission.
- Frequent travels to Europe

IPSEN is an equal opportunity employer that strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to an individual's race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.