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Associate Director, Programming

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

By clicking the Apply button, I understand that my employment application process with Takeda will commence and that the information I provide in my application will be processed in line with Takedas and . I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge.Job DescriptionAre you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as an Associate Director, Programming, 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.OBJECTIVES/PURPOSE:Takeda SQS is looking to add individuals to our team that are team oriented, collaborative, strong understanding of the statistical programming function, exceptional leaders and innovators. Takeda is a global, values-based, R&D-driven, top 10 biopharmaceutical leader committed to discover and deliver life-transforming treatments, guided by our commitment to patients, our people and the planet.To attract and retain the very best talent, we in Takeda SQS are open to flexible or remote working for some roles. Such roles will have a connection to a Takeda R&D center.ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Leads statistical programming activities across a compound (or multiple compounds) and related oversight activities ensuring quality and timeliness
  • Leads statistical programming asset level strategies
  • Sets tasks and prioritization within their compound
  • Successfully engages cross functionally to progress tasks with proven influencing skills
  • Leads process improvement initiatives
  • Existing internal and external presence on varied statistical programming topicsCORE ELEMENTS RELATED TO THIS ROLE:
    • Provides technical leadership and ensures adequate statistical programming support for assigned projects
    • Leads and organizes programming activities for assigned clinical projects
    • Assists Statistical Programming TAU lead to ensure successful implementation of Statistical Programming strategies and efficient execution of the statistical analyses for the assigned clinical projects
    • Applies strong general knowledge of technical and programming methods with applied experience and can mentorship, matrix or direct manage staffTechnical/Functional (Line) Expertise
      • Comprehensive understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and statistical programming (e.g., clinical development, the prescription drug distribution process, etc)
      • Technical expertise at the enterprise level, with a broader clinical data life cycle awareness
      • Excellent communication skills and ability to translate across functional linesLeadership
        • Demonstrated ability to work and influence across functions, regions and cultures
        • Excellent communicator, able to persuasively convey both ideas and data, verbally and in writing
        • Functional level leadership with the ability to inspire, motivate and drive results
        • Proven skills as an effective team player who can engender credibility and confidence within and outside the company
        • Ability to distil complex technical ideas in simple comprehensible terms in order to influence decisions and outcomes
        • Leads one or more assets at GPT level
        • Facilitates collaboration cross functionally in GPTs and generally within DSI and R&D
        • Enables the tactical execution of the SQS and DSI vision and mission
        • Leads and accountable for asset level strategies being implemented
        • Mentorship, matrix or direct management of small team of SQS colleagues
        • Creates an internal and external sphere of influence in area of expertiseDecision-making and Autonomy
          • Ability to make strategic decisions that impact the statistical programming function
          • Accountable for statistical programming decision making within their compound
          • Participate in and/or lead initiatives that seek diverse input from multiple constituents and stakeholders to drive innovative solutionsInteraction
            • Effectively navigates the changing external and internal environment and leads others through change by creating and inspiring and engaging workplace
            • Ability to effectively implement R&Ds partnership strategy as it applies to statistical programming
            • Ability to build strong relationships and collaborate effectively with other interfacing Takeda functions, including but not limited to statistics, data management, clinical operations, medical directors, global program leadsInnovation
              • Forward thinking with the ability to recommend, influence and implement continuous innovation
              • Challenge the status quo and propose forward thinking innovative solutions
              • Implement and embed new ways of working utilizing a wide variety of software (e.g. SAS, R, Python)
              • Identifies opportunities and anticipates changes in the business landscape through an understanding and ongoing assessment of the environment affecting the business.Complexity
                • Ability to work in a global ecosystem (internal and external) with a high degree of complexity
                • Deep expertise required across statistical programming and computing environments
                • Ability to see and understand broader, enterprise level perspective and understand and assess impact to statistical programming
                • Ability to input into best practices with data sharing
                • Ability to input into propramming and standardization for novel data such as real world data, digital data, wearable device dataEDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
                  • MS with -8+ years of industry related experience.
                  • BS with -10+ years of industry related experience.
                  • Proven track record of leading business process transformations and organizational culture change as well as driving programming expertise on programs with complex business deliverables
                  • Operational experience in pharmaceutical drug development with significant direct exposure to clinical development
                  • Health care business acumen with a comprehensive understanding of the pharmaceutical industryWHAT 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 ProgramsEmpowering Our People to ShineDiscover more at takedajobs.comNo Phone Calls or Recruiters Please.In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act,Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.This position is currently classified as 'hybrid' in accordance with Takeda's Hybrid and Remote Work policyEEO StatementTakeda 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.LocationsBoston, MAWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull timeby Jobble

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