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Digital Transformation Lead SM&O OpU

Employer
Takeda
Location
Boston, MA
Start date
Feb 27, 2024

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Job Description

About the role:

As Digital Transformation Lead, you will help in driving the integration of digital capabilities within the newly formed OpU, aiming to accelerate our transformation by unleashing the power of data to ensure business process automation and acceleration of speed-to-market. You will also propel digital transformation throughout the OpU by working hand-in-hand with internal and external manufacturing organizations and using advanced technologies. You will report to Head of OESSM Digital and AGILE Transformation.

How you will contribute:
  • Business Process Implementation and Automation: Identifying opportunities to lead benefits, monitoring performance, and optimizing processes to enhance efficiency while ensuring a positive user experience and partner engagement.

  • Collaborate with sites and global teams to lead/translate requirements into technical build and lead/partner/help implement digital solutions while staying abreast of emerging technologies and trends.

  • Oversee the structuring, administration, and execution of digital strategic initiatives, ensuring agreement on team goals.

  • In-depth knowledge of digital technologies and modern tools, specifically within the pharmaceutical industry. Familiarity with the potential applications of data analytics, automation, IoT, and other emerging technologies in optimizing manufacturing processes.

  • Gathering data requirements necessary to perform desired analyses; help develop process modifications and progress programs needed to support Takeda's vision of becoming the most trusted, science-driven, digital biopharmaceutical company.

  • Proficiency in evaluating the strategic impact of digital tools, including Return on investment assessment, process optimization, and enhanced data-driven decision-making.

What you bring to Takeda:
  • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in health science, engineering, or business

  • Higher level certification or related experience on Agile/RPA/Software Development/Web Developer

  • 8 years in regulated industry; Operations experience desirable.

  • 5 years software development lifecycle role or equivalent position.

  • Experience managing and engaging Global Teams and Global Partners.

  • Collaborate on business case presentations and action plans to drive the OpU's Digital strategy, including implementation of new technologies, target recommendations, performance optimization, and cost/benefit analyses on digital and process related initiatives

  • Analytical mindset with the ability to identify opportunities for process optimization and business enhancement through digital transformation.

  • Travel to meetings and manufacturing sites, including overnight trips incl. possible international travel.

  • Requires approximately 20-30% travel.

More about us:

At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

What Takeda can offer you:
  • Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision

  • Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan

  • 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 and company match of charitable contributions

  • Family Planning Support

  • Professional training and development opportunities

  • Tuition reimbursement

Important Considerations:

At Takeda, our patients rely on us to deliver quality products. As a result, we must follow strict rules in our manufacturing facilities to ensure we are not endangering the quality of the product. In this role, you may:

  • Work in a controlled environment requiring special gowning and wear protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet, and body. This may include additional hearing protection for loud areas.

  • Need to remove all make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish and/or artificial fingernails while in the manufacturing environment.

  • Work in a cold, wet environment.

  • Work around chemicals such as alcohol, acids, buffers and Celite that may require respiratory protection.

  • Work multiple shifts, including weekends, or be asked to work supplemental hours, as necessary.

More about us:

At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

This posting excludes Colorado applicants.

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Locations

Zurich, Switzerland

Boston, MA

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type

Full time

Company

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.

Stock Symbol: TAK

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