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Manager, Systems Solutionist and Governance

Exton, Pennsylvania
Start date
May 10, 2024

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Job Description

About the role:

As a Manager, Systems Solutionist and Governance, you will execute control and governance for Contracts and Pricing (C&P) and USBU data consumers (e.g., Controller, Price Forecasting, Plasma-Derived Therapies (PDT) Data Analytics and Insights) functions. You will also enhance efficiency through the implementation of procedures, processes, systems, and tools, drawing on a diverse set of skills from functional teams as necessary to achieve business objectives.

How you will contribute:
  • Establish and manage master data quality standards and guidelines; ensure data management governance within C&P and with other functional data owners to confirm functional data integrity across Takeda.

  • Enforce procedures, policies, practices to ensure appropriate access to data of stakeholders. Work between Data, Digital & Technology (DD&T), consultants, C&P and others to establish responsibility matrix or RACI (responsible, accountable, consulted or informed) for system changes and updates and corporate DD&T initiatives.

  • For high-risk areas, enforce systems, processes, and governance controls to comply with rules, regulations, and internal policies to improve the efficiency or effectiveness of operations, and to ensure data integrity, as directed.

  • Review policies, procedures, documentation, and data to ensure that controls are adequate to measure and manage risk, and that processes, systems, policies, and controls are sufficient to ensure the reliability of financial reporting, and to address changing regulatory and business requirements.

  • Work with C&P Compliance and functional areas to address any gaps or deficiencies.

  • Maintain regular communications with stakeholders (DD&T, C&P Compliance, Reimbursement, Contracts and Government Pricing) to incorporate their input, feedback, and to ensure that master data management and data integrity are being maintained.

  • Support research and analysis activities to determine level of risk for changes to data integrity and impact for upstream/downstream stakeholders.

  • Support systems implementations, upgrades, and other change management activities with testing and documentation.

  • Work with functional areas to ensure appropriate and adequate testing activities, and to ensure that proper governance is in place to deal with any system changes.

  • Work with functional leadership to resolve any problems identified with the operation of systems or interfaces that compromise the integrity or completeness of data or process efficiency.

  • Support internal and external audits activities

What you bring to Takeda:
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in finance, computer science, business administration or a related field.

  • 5 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry, specifically DD&T, Managed Markets and/or Finance.

  • Anticipate and prepare for specific future opportunities or obstacles, calculating appropriate associated risks .

  • Can think through how decisions will impact Takeda, customer and stakeholders before execution.

  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills, excellent verbal and written communication abilities, exceptional organization and time-management capabilities, and the capacity to manage multiple projects and tasks in a matrix environment.

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.

Takeda Compensation and Benefits Summary

We understand compensation is an important factor as you consider the next step in your career. We are committed to equitable pay for all employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices.

For Location:

Exton, PA

U.S. Base Salary Range:

$108,500.00 - $170,500.00

The estimated salary range reflects an anticipated range for this position. The actual base salary offered may depend on a variety of factors, including the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.The actual base salary offered will be in accordance with state or local minimum wage requirements for the job location.

U.S. based employees may be eligible for short-term and/or long-termincentives. U.S.based employees may be eligible to participate in medical, dental, vision insurance, a 401(k) plan and company match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, a tuition reimbursement program, paid volunteer time off, company holidays, and well-being benefits, among others. U.S.based employees are also eligible to receive, per calendar year, up to 80 hours of sick time, and new hires are eligible to accrue up to 120 hours of paid vacation.

EEO 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 law.


Exton, PA

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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.

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