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Product Manager, Scientific Informatics

応募 後で応募 求人ID R0011306 掲載日 09/04/2019 Location:Cambridge, 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? Join us as a Product Manager in our Cambridge, MA office.

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 Futureto people around the world.

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

As a part of Scientific Informatics, the Pharmacology & Translational Sciences team has a mission to develop strategy and design & implement products using the latest technologies to accelerate Takeda's drug discovery research and achieve a higher quality of Life for patients.

As a Product Manager you will develop technologies to aid research scientists in the fields of Pharmacology and Translational Science in bringing new medicines to the market. In this role you will collaborate with Scientists, Product Engineers and Product Designers on an ecosystem of latest technology products, platforms, analytics, and microservices to keep Takeda at the leading edge of drug discovery research.

A typical day will include:

POSITION OBJECTIVES:

  • Our team has a mission to plan, introduce, and develop products using the latest technology in the fields of Pharmacology and Translational Science to accelerate Takeda's drug discovery research and achieve a higher quality of Life for patients.
  • To accelerate the speed of drug discovery research and improve the probability of success using the latest technology by parsing vast amounts of data.
  • Lead the development of one or multiple product strategies, fitting into long-term roadmaps and drive the product priority-setting of capabilities and features in response to business needs aligned with IT architecture, deployment and product and release management.
  • Manage the key relationships between the business stakeholders and IT to deliver on business opportunities and outcomes and, to drive continuous delivery of value using agile IT life cycle management from product prototyping, development, optimizations and renewals to product terminations.
  • Proactively monitor and maintain product related end-to-end customer/business experiences and influence relevant stakeholders to support and deliver successful product releases.
  • There is a need for prompt and flexible service provision while understanding trends in both drug discovery and technology while maintaining relationships with various stakeholders which consists of researchers at each global site.
  • Partners with peers within IT to drive continuous improvement of service processes, user experiences and application optimization aligned with business stakeholders.

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Engage and align with business stakeholders and IT on current business plans, strategies and future opportunities and developments, providing product recommendations to build a pipeline of meaningful releases.
  • Manage and influence key stakeholders across business and technology, to develop and convey product visions.
  • Ensure and drive the development of a product vision, strategy and roadmap whilst aligning key stakeholders based on capability and features needs.
  • Maintain- and serve as the communicator- of the product vision.
  • Use broad knowledge of IT, new and established technology developments and consult with key players to enhance products, to define products, to develop prototypes and to develop a roadmap for ongoing and new product developments.
  • Lead and guide the development of products by using persuasion and negotiating skills to reach agreement on approach, development and implementation.
  • Lead and manage the Product Life Cycle(s) for the business, by translating potential pipeline products to agile development project, work closely with development teams to create new business product releases focusing on additional and/or new functionality, product
  • simplification and to increase transparency.
  • Drive the product planning fitting in long-term roadmaps and aligned with short-term release plans. 
  • Drive prioritization of the product backlog to keep agile teams unblocked and aligned.
  • Participate and lead gathering of research to identify articulated and non-articulated product needs.
  • Closely monitor product portfolios and business composition, gather relevant data to continuously gain new insight and adjust roadmaps, offering to optimize performance and effectiveness.
  • Manage and take responsibility for sustainability of the end-to-end customer experience of products developed.
  • Estimate approximate workload requirements and timeline predictions for several professionals and continuously monitor and prioritize product developments and workflow and capacity to deliver the most significant value to the product users.
  • Communicate issues and successes up and down in the project groups, IT and the business.
  • Oversee and manage product budgets established in consultation with stakeholders by balancing resources, vision development, prototyping and sustain product teams to deliver and maintain the product.
  • Continually monitor and refine the product and lead and influence the performing service management and expert opportunities to optimize use experiences.

EDUCATION, BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a scientific discipline, computer science or business administration is preferred.
  • 6 years or more of relevant professional experience in research of development business lines, IT service delivery or related area.
  • Professional in-depth knowledge of product management in pharmaceutical industry.
  • Experience in stakeholder relationship management. Influential in orchestrating key stakeholders and product teams to turn product vision into reality.
  • Experience in the application of simulations and predictions in the fields of medicinal efficacy, safety, and pharmacokinetics.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, business acumen, and enterprise knowledge.
  • Extensive experience in design or in implementing solutions or products and preferable experienced in quality improvement.
  • Understand design thinking and can explain and convince stakeholders.
  • Work with virtual/agile teams in different locations, aligning and adapting different work, culture and communication styles.
  • Extensive Project management experience.

Preferred:

  • Master’s degree
  • Familiarity working in a lean and agile software delivery team is preferred.
  • Is an accomplished practitioner of design thinking, with a proven track record of developing and exploiting deep customer insights.
  • Experience with the design and development of pharmaceutical life science products.
  • Able to think out of the box and is able to convince stakeholders.

WHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU:

  • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributions
  • 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

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Locations

Cambridge, MA

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time

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