Sr Manager, Product Manager of Digital Process Automation – Alta Petens
- Boston, Massachusetts
- Start date
- Mar 25, 2023
- Engineering, Automation Engineer, Information Technology
- Required Education
- Bachelors Degree
- Position Type
- Full time
- Genetown, Best Places to Work
Takeda is advancing an exciting product pipeline and wants to ensure that we have the talent in place to support it. Our overall goal is to get our therapeutics to patients quickly by having the right operational model and integrated clinical data pipeline to support delivery.
The Product Manager of Digital Process Automation (DPA) will contribute to Takeda’s mission by leading the development and implementation of one or more product strategies within a transformational R&D trial data program. This data program will include an integrated data flow with end-to-end control of data, internalization of numerous systems and processes, broad enablement of automation and near-time data access, efficient data review and query, and enablement of disruptive technologies for next-generation trial designs and insight derivation.
The Product Manager of Digital Process Automation will:
Partner with peers within IT/Data Digital & Technology (DD&T) to drive continuous improvement of service processes, user experiences and application optimization.
Manage the key relationships between the business stakeholders and IT/DD&T to deliver key business opportunities and outcomes and drive continuous delivery of value employing agile IT lifecycle management from product prototyping, development, optimizations, and renewals to product terminations.
Provide technical leadership in designing and building new Takeda products
Work directly with product owners to design and prioritize system enhancements
Be responsible for all technical activities and components of system development including platforms, tools, and product APIs.
Follow and help extend the system and platform strategy to be used to develop product software.
As a part of the hyperautomation product teams, support agile development
Ensure systems are secure, using modern deployment techniques and functional APIs.
Follow Change Management SOPs to track end-of-life components and transitions as well as future state progress against a product portfolio.
Support external development teams to deliver new products/systems and modernize existing systems architectures.
DELIVERY & BUSINESS ACCOUNTABILITIES
The Product Manager of Digital Process Automation is expected to:
Regularly leverage strong interpersonal skills toward reaching agreement on approach, development and implementation of products and
Manage the Product Life Cycle(s) for the business by translating potential pipeline products to agile development project, work closely with development teams to create new business product releases focusing on additional and/or new functionality, product simplification and to increase transparency.
Estimate approximate workload requirements and timeline predictions for projects and monitor and prioritize workflow and capacity toward delivering the greatest value to the product users.
Communicate challenges and successes within project groups, IT and business.
Support product teams as needed and oversee outsourced vendor development and architecture.
Work with the R&D’s DD&T team and Enterprise DD&T teams to identify and use optimal technologies for projects and products
Ensure up-to-date enterprise architecture records/repository, lifecycle management, and roadmap definition for applications/technologies
Follow DD&T best practice guidelines and standards pertaining to compliance and security adopted by the Engineering Organization
CORE ELEMENTS RELATED TO THIS ROLE
Highly technical Product Life Cycle management focused
Highly Cross-functional role with broad scope of responsibilities
High visibility and critical impact on the future of the business
DIMENSIONS AND ASPECTS
Technical/Functional (Line) Expertise (Breadth and depth of knowledge, application and complexity of technical knowledge)
Seasoned IT System/service Owner with in-depth knowledge of product/service life cycle management in pharmaceutical industry
Leadership (Vision, strategy and business alignment, people management, communication, influencing others, managing change)
Inspire, motivate and drive results
Effectively communicate ideas and data verbally and in writing
Decision-making and Autonomy (The capacity and authority to make organizational decisions, autonomy in decision-making, complexity of decisions, impact of decisions, problem-solving)
Seek input from multiple constituents and stakeholders to drive innovative solutions
Incorporate feedback and ensure decisions are implemented swiftly to yield flawless execution
Interaction (The span and nature of one’s engagement with others when performing one’s job, internal and external relationships)
Effectively negotiate and resolve conflicts in a constructive manner
Build strong relationships and collaborate effectively with other interfacing Takeda functions
Innovation (The required level of scientific knowledge, knowledge sharing, innovation and risk taking)
Recommend, influence, and implement organizational change and innovation
Identify opportunities and anticipate changes in the business landscape through an understanding and ongoing assessment of the environment affecting the business.
Serve as a role model, demonstrating respect and inclusion, creating a culture that fosters innovation
Complexity (Products managed, mix of businesses, internal and/or external business environment, cultural considerations)
Navigate in a global ecosystem (internal and external) with a high degree of complexity
Recognize and understand broader, enterprise level perspective
EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in a scientific discipline, computer science or business administration is preferred.
6 years or more of relevant professional experience in automation technology management, research of development business lines, Product Management, IT service delivery or related area.
Professional in-depth knowledge of product management in the pharmaceutical industry.
Experience in stakeholder relationship management. Influential in orchestrating key stakeholders and product teams to turn product vision into reality.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, business acumen, and enterprise knowledge.
Extensive experience in design or in implementing solutions or products and preferable experienced in quality improvement.
Understand design thinking and can explain and convince stakeholders.
Work with virtual/agile teams in various locations, aligning and adapting different work, culture, and communication styles.
Extensive Project management experience.
Pharma GxP validation/qualification experience
Familiarity working in a lean and agile software delivery team.
Working knowledge of clinical development systems such as EDC, CTMS and eTMF
Experience with the design and development of pharmaceutical life science products.
Able to think counterproductive, out of the box and ability to influence stakeholders.
Hands-on experience of authoring User Stories, experience with dev-ops tool set such as JIRA & Confluence
Hands-on experience with ITSM tool such as ServiceNow for release and change request management
Experience with design and tracking of reusable technology and process automation assets
This position is currently classified as “remote” in accordance with Takeda’s Hybrid and Remote Work policy.
Base Salary Range: $130,200.00 to $186,000.00 . Employees may also be eligible for Short Term and Long-Term Incentive benefits. 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.
The final salary offered for this position may take into account a number of factors including, but not limited to, location, skills, education, and experience.
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.
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.LocationsBoston, MAWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time
Takeda is a global, values-based, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical leader headquartered in Japan, committed to discover and deliver life-transforming treatments, guided by our commitment to patients, our people and the planet. Takeda focuses its R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas: Oncology, Rare Genetics and Hematology, Neuroscience, and Gastroenterology (GI). We also make targeted R&D investments in Plasma-Derived Therapies and Vaccines. We are focusing on developing highly innovative medicines that contribute to making a difference in people’s lives by advancing the frontier of new treatment options and leveraging our enhanced collaborative R&D engine and capabilities to create a robust, modality-diverse pipeline. Our employees are committed to improving quality of life for patients and to working with our partners in health care in approximately 80 countries and regions.
For more information, visit https://www.takeda.com.
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