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Associate Director, Process Design & Improvement

応募 後で応募 求人ID R0123635 掲載日 05/29/2024 Location:Boston, Massachusetts

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Job Description

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine?

At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D-driven market leadership and being a values-led company. To do this, we empower our people to realize their potential through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers, encourage innovation, and strive for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

Here, you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission.

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

Objective / Purpose:

The Research Strategy and Operations function is responsible for integrating scientific acumen with business analytics and processes to deliver clear business plans, operational excellence and portfolio progression for the Takeda Research pipeline.

The Associate Director/Director, Process Design & Improvement is responsible for driving continuous improvement and optimization of operations and business processes across Research. The incumbent will collaborate with cross-functional partners to understand established processes and drive the implementation of optimizations, enhancements, and improvements to increase the efficiency of Research, ensuring the successful delivery of high-quality research outcomes.

Accountabilities:

  • Identify and document current business processes related to drug discovery, including workflows, key activities, inputs, outputs, and interdependencies.
  • Analyze these processes to identify inefficiencies, bottlenecks, and areas where improvements can be made and redesign processes to enhance efficiency, reduce costs, and minimize cycle times for drug discovery projects.
  • Develop more agile and adaptable processes that can quickly respond to new opportunities or shifts in the drug discovery landscape.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to integrate new technologies, such as AI/ML, and automation into existing drug discovery and business processes.
  • Design systems that facilitate the automation of repetitive tasks and data analysis to free up valuable scientific resources for critical thinking and decision-making.
  • Establish metrics and KPIs to monitor the effectiveness of newly implemented processes.
  • Continuously review process performance and make iterative improvements to adapt to new challenges and findings in the field of drug discovery.
  • Identify potential risks associated with new and existing processes and develop strategies to mitigate these risks.
  • Lead change management initiatives to ensure that changes in business processes are accepted and effectively implemented across the organization.
  • Communicate changes and benefits effectively to all stakeholders to foster buy-in and smooth transitions.

Education & Competencies:

  • Expected 10 years related experience, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Advanced degree in a scientific or business management discipline preferred
  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills, with the ability to influence and collaborate effectively with stakeholders at all levels
  • Strong financial and business management acumen with and eye for identifying opportunities to achieve efficiencies
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple initiatives simultaneously
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Strong knowledge of drug discovery and development processes, including preclinical and clinical research
  • Strategic mindset and the ability to think critically and creatively to drive innovation and business growth

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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:

Boston, MA

U.S. Base Salary Range:

$149,100.00 - $234,300.00

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.

Locations

Boston, MA

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time
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