Senior Project Manager, Global Biologics
Permanent (Full time)
Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as a Senior Project Manager, Global Biologics 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 Future to people around the world.
Here, you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission.
The Senior Project Manager role is a high-impact role that will provide support to Global Biologics in project management with responsibility for program prioritization and coordinating program updates for all partnered programs across our four therapeutic areas within Research. This role is expected to communicate cross-functionally across departments, share project-related risks and issues, manage schedules, timelines and expectations, and ensure project updates are communicated to therapeutic program members. They will utilize project management best practices to map the scope of work and build project timelines with critical deliverables to accelerate programs to IND. The Senior Project Manager role is an opportunity to make a strong impact in a matrix environment by working across all therapeutic areas (Oncology, Gastroenterology, Rare Disease, and Neuroscience) as well as platform groups within Research.
- Work with the Global Biologics Leadership Team (LT) to orchestrate prioritization and governance of therapeutic programs consisting of diverse modalities including multi-specific antibodies, innovative recombinant proteins, cell and gene therapies, targeted protein-oligo conjugates, and oncolytic viruses.
- Establish and implement strategic organizational management processes and timelines to improve productivity and support the changing needs of a fast-paced organization.
- Generate and maintain a framework for logistics generation relating to program outcomes.
- Work closely with Leadership Team members to strengthen partnerships across the four therapeutic areas and identify strategies to improve efficiency.
- Partner with internal operations to monitor external expenses and assist with financial forecasting and budget management.
- Multitask project evaluation, documentation, organization of information and monitoring of project plans in coordination with the program leads.
- Independent preparation and follow-up of program prioritization meetings as well as technical support coordination from Global Biologics.
- Leads preparation of project reports as part of quarterly reporting.
EDUCATION, BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
- 4+ years of project coordination/management experience in biotech/pharm industry.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail and ability to maintain confidentiality.
- Requires flexibility, strong multitasking and organizational skills, ability to prioritize as well as practice a team player mindset.
- Ability to independently identify problems and needs as they arise and work collaboratively with team members as well as others to find solutions.
- Ability to perform both independently and within cross-functional team environment.
- Ability to form productive working relationships with colleagues across Takeda.
- Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations.
- Excellent analytical and strong problem-solving skills.
- Requires strong interpersonal skills and the ability to influence without authority.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Project MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
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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