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Head of Product Management, Development Core

応募後で応募 求人ID R0062868 掲載日 03/30/2022 Location:Boston, Massachusetts

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Job Description

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company to inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as a Head of Product Management, Development Core in our Cambridge, MA office where you will be provides leadership to the partners and IT to accomplish business opportunities and outcomes and, to guide continuous delivery of value using Agile IT life cycle management.

Join Takeda as a Head of Product Management Development Core where you will oversee the development of one or multiple product strategies, fitting into long-term roadmaps and lead the product priority-setting of capabilities and features in response to needs aligned with IT architecture, deployment and product and release management. You will also contribute, influence and oversight of product related end-to-end customer/business experiences and influence relevant partners to support and provide successful product releases. As part of the R&D Team, you will report to Global Head of Development & Medical R&D, Vaccine IT.

How you will contribute:

  • Manage Product Management team and associated sub-teams assigning resources to support product teams.

  • Influence and contribute to partners and IT on current business plans and strategies and future opportunities and developments, providing product recommendations to build a pipeline of meaningful release.

  • Manage and influence partners across business and, technology to develop and convey product visions.

  • Determine development of a product strategy whilst aligning partners-based capability and features and needs..

  • Maintain- and serve as the communicator- of the product vision.

  • Use broad knowledge of IT and technology developments and consult with important players to enhance products, to establish products and to develop prototypes and to develop a roadmap for ongoing and new product development.

  • Lead and contribute to the development of products by using persuasion and to reach agreement on approach and development.

  • Oversee the Product Life Cycle(s) for the business, by translating potential pipeline products to Agile development project, work with development teams to create new business product releases focusing on additional and new functionality, product simplification and to increase transparency.

  • Manage the product planning fitting in long-term roadmaps and aligned with short-term release plans.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in a scientific discipline, computer science or business administration.

  • 8-10 years or more of relevant professional experience in research of development services, IT service delivery or related area.

  • 5+ years managing teams, experience managing global teams remotely.

  • Professional in-depth knowledge of product management in pharmaceutical industry.

  • Experience in partner relationship management. Influential in orchestrating important partners and product teams to turn product vision into reality.

  • Experience in design or in implementing solutions or products and preferable experienced in quality improvement.

  • Understand design thinking and can explain and convince partners.

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

  • Flexible Work Paths

  • Tuition reimbursement

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.

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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.

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