Corporate Program Management Director
Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Posted on: May 13, 2022
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Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you
and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your
future at Takeda. Join us as a Corporate Program Management
Director in our Lexington, MA or Cambridge, MA office.
Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our
inspiring, bold mission. As a Corporate Program Management Director
working on the Strategy & Planning team, you will be responsible
for leading successful planning and execution of corporate vision
and initiates into practice through program, project, and portfolio
How you will contribute: This role leads large cross functional
teams to execute implementation plans for corporate programs of
high strategic importance to the USBU, helping Takeda deliver on
its commitments to patients and embed new commercial capabilities
across the enterprise and new product launches.
The Corporate Program Management Director (CPMO) role plays a key
role in ensuring optimal program design, providing efficient
program leadership, and ensuring effective issue resolution and
resource management to realize program strategic objectives on
schedule and within budget.
The candidate will work closely with the Leadership Team and
commercial cross-functional team to implement programs and their
governance across business units and functions in a matrixed
It requires a dynamic leader with a strategic approach, high
learning agility and strong planning and communication skills
Minimum Requirements/Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required;
MBA strongly desired
6+ years proven experience managing complex cross-functional
initiatives in advanced program or project management role within a
commercialization environment required.
Expertise in designing, monitoring, monitoring, and controlling
Expertise in Launch Excellence, Agile, Six Sigma, , Lean or similar
operational excellence approaches strongly preferred.
Outstanding working knowledge of change management principles and
performance evaluation processes preferred.
We are seeking driven, ambitious candidates with prior experience
either as consultants to the pharmaceutical and medical devices
sectors, or who have experience working directly for a commercial
pharmaceutical organization participating in the delivery of
complex projects and delivering impactful results.
Strategize, implement, and maintain program initiatives that adhere
to USBU organizational objectives
Design, develop and implement the use of program/project management
processes, systems, and governance to be deployed at the corporate
level of the organization.
Develop launch excellence best practices in collaboration with the
Develop project deliverables including presentations, process
flows, spreadsheets, and other written documentation required to
memorialize project progress. Examples include scope/charter,
requirements, project plan, business cases, and process
Critical - core competencies for successful performance in this
Deep understanding of life sciences or adjacent industry
Results / action-oriented ability to manage multiple concurrent
Critical thinker and creative problem solver with high learning
Strong leadership and management of large matrixed cross-
Exceptional skills with MS Project, Visio, and MS Office Suite
(Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) required
Able to travel 20% of the time
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
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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