Director R&D Digital (Global)

Cambridge, MA, United States
Dec 03, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Director R&D Digital (Global)

Ipsen Bioscience, Inc.

Job Description:

Position Summary
Responsible for identification and implementation of digital technologies programs and related innovative solutions aimed at modernizing R&D process. Coordination of internal resources and consultants.

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 organization or pharmaceutical organization
- Must be experienced in project management or administrative support to a large team
- Must have experience in Clinical development and an understanding of the regulated pharmaceutical environment.
- 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.
- Travel to Europe required (20%)

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principles functions for this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance workload.

Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity, marital status, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. conducts background screening, reference checks, and drug testing as part of its pre-employment screening process. This description is not intended to be constructed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements for the position. This position may change or assume additional duties at any time. The employee may be requested to perform different or additional duties as assigned.

All Employees are expected to adhere to all company policies and act as a role model for company values.

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.