Senior Manager, Operations Management
Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Posted on: May 12, 2022
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About the role:
At Takeda, we are a forward-looking, world-class R&D
organization that unlocks innovation and delivers transformative
therapies to patients. By focusing R&D efforts on four
therapeutic areas and other targeted investments, we push the
boundaries of what is possible in order to bring life-changing
therapies to patients worldwide.
Join Takeda as a Senior Manager, Operations Management where you
will support business operations activities in collaboration with
Research Area Leaders, Project Managers, and Senior Leadership
Manage and oversee central financial planning, tracking,
forecasting, and reporting. Support research planning, forecasting,
and portfolio reporting to ensure alignment and visibility to
portfolio progression in alignment with department and Research
level goals. Provide expert support for procurement, contract, and
invoice management and issue resolution Manage/support centralized
resources/activities and collaborate with Research Area and
Platform teams to ensure effective utilization of common
You will also manage/support department wide non-pipeline projects
Manage key department meetings and communication channels. Develop
and implement new operations processes to enhance depth and quality
of analysis and reporting of key portfolio and financial metrics,
as well as operational processes to increase efficiency.
Energetically engage with the entire DDU team to assure visibility
of all department goals and objectives and make critical
contributions to project operations to accelerate delivery to
performance goals. As part of the GI DDU Projects and Operations,
you will report to the Associate Director, Project and Alliance
Management and work with the Project and Alliance Management
How you will contribute: Collaborate with research and
translational teams to enable/support planning and logistics,
establish/manage contracts, CRO management, data delivery, and
Manage contracting and procurement process to enable rapid contract
Resolve and troubleshoot internal/external accounting and payment
issues associated with contracted work
Manage and enhance monthly financial analysis and reporting
processes in collaboration with Project Managers and Finance
Manage key cross functional meetings including scheduling
logistics, the creation and distribution of meeting agendas,
distribute minutes, ensure completion of actions, and drive meeting
discipline to achieve meeting objectives
Ensure good meeting disciplines are continuously maintained (with
supporting documentation) so that there is a clear logical record
Support and maintain financial and portfolio reporting
infrastructure - including library/repositories of data, budget and
recruitment databases, etc.
Ensure data integrity to support accurate reporting and
Support project reporting via DDU, Research, and Enterprise-wide
reporting functions including Interact, ImPact, PowerBI, etc.
Manage/support key communication process and infrastructure
including routine mass communications, department
Ensure smooth cross-functional liaisons with critical functions for
project success (Legal, Finance, Sourcing, HR, and across all
scientific functions as necessary).
Drive continuous improvement activities for all project and
operations management processes.
Minimum Requirements/Qualifications: Bachelor's degree (or higher)
in Science or Management related discipline
6 years experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical
Understanding of methods, tools and concepts to prepare forecasts,
ad hoc analyses.
Financial planning/reporting systems experience (e.g. Cognos,
Broad understanding of drug discovery & development practices.
Experience with CRO and/or project management skills with solid
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
Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase
additional vacation days
Community Outreach Programs and company match of charitable
Family Planning Support
Flexible Work Paths
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
This position is currently classified as "hybrid" in accordance
with Takeda's Hybrid and Remote Work policy.
In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are
Not Permitted to Apply.
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.
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