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Corporate Program Management Director

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Georgetown
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

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Job Description
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 management.

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 environment.
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 programs preferred.
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 CPMO.
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 documents.
Critical - core competencies for successful performance in this role are:
Deep understanding of life sciences or adjacent industry
Results / action-oriented ability to manage multiple concurrent large-scale initiatives
Critical thinker and creative problem solver with high learning agility
Strong leadership and management of large matrixed cross- functional teams
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 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.

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.

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.

Cambridge, MA

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Keywords: Takeda Pharmaceutical, Lowell , Corporate Program Management Director, Executive , Georgetown, Massachusetts

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