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Takeda Pharmaceuticals Manager, R&D Resource Management in Boston, Massachusetts

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Job Description

MANAGER, R&D RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as the Manager, R&D Resource Management in our Cambridge 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 provide 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

  • Serve as a key resource and thought partner for the central resource management capabilities and solutions for R&D

  • Responsible for supporting the operational resource management activities as a part of R&D Center of Operational Performance (CoOP) team, to empower the Therapeutic Area (TAU), Business Unit (BU) and Drug Discovery Unit (DDU) to make sound resource decisions

  • Coordinate integrated resourcing processes including supply, demand, capacity to support long term portfolio objectives

  • Partner across TAUs, BUs and the teams’ line function representatives to 'pressure-test' assumptions, develop and refine functional algorithms, align on common practices and visualize resource/capacity management across the portfolio

  • Support data analytics and tool adoption and communications related to resource management

  • Manage initiatives related to resource management best practices and provide input regarding R&D strategy and portfolio gaps

  • Collaborate and partner across R&D driving productivity and efficiency efforts

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Support operations and provide expertise with respect to resource management analytics, reviews, and decision-making across R&D

  • Support governance reviews and leadership decision makings on the portfolio level resourcing plan

  • Design visuals and insights for regular resource management reviews to optimize current resource allocations and lead future investment

  • Support the management and forecast of portfolio-level resource plan, including assumptions and constraints, in partnership with the TAUs, BUs, and Finance team members

  • Lead the maintenance, analytics and compliance tracking activities related to resource management tool(s)

  • Engage in cross-functional initiatives to drive continuous improvement of R&D resource management and support the growth and professional maturity of the R&D organization

  • Actively contribute to, and support activities and initiatives designed to advance CoOP goals and objectives

  • Provide central guidance in leading design and ongoing improvements of functional algorithms

  • Build strong, productive relationships with key partners

EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

  • Bachelors Degree

  • 3-5 years’ experience in pharmaceutical or biotech industry preferred or a related industry with a focus on resource management

  • Proven track record of executing business process improvement and/or projects

  • Strong business analysis skills, proven meeting facilitation and documentation skills.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to share information effectively

  • Knowledgeable about the overall R&D portfolio and drug development milestones in order to be strategic in planning, progress oversight, communication, delivering high quality reporting and insights

  • Expertise in resource management in Pharma R&D organizations of similar size to Takeda

  • Strong ability to build relationships across R&D as a partner to TAUs, BUs, Finance, and other R&D central organizations

  • Strong mastery of data analytics, modeling and telling a story with data

  • Excellent communication and change adoption experience

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.

Base Salary Range: $102,200 to $146,000, based on candidate professional experience level. Employees may also be eligible for Short Term and Long-Term Incentive benefits as well. Employees are eligible to participate in Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k), Charitable Contribution Match, Holidays, Personal Days & Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement Program and Paid Volunteer Time Off.

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 policy for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days

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.

Locations

Boston, MA

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time

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