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Head, Cell Therapy Program Management

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Bogota
Posted on: November 20, 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 Takeda's Privacy Notice and Terms of Use. I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge.Job DescriptionAbout the role:As Head, Cell Therapy Program Management, you will assume the role as the lead on cell therapy program management and be accountable for both operational aspects of the cell therapy programs and the management of cell therapy program managers. You will use cell therapy development knowledge of the applicant to support streamlined execution across the team and organization. There are multiple complexities inherent with this therapeutic modality and this role is important in establishing a framework for cell therapy operational excellence. You will improve team performance and establish a standard for Takeda's Cell Therapy Global Program Management, improving team dynamics. There are two specific aspects for this role 1) Set a new precedent for global project management of cell therapies 2) Provide the CT program management team operational oversight and experienceHow you will contribute:

  • Provide program management and leadership to a global, cross-functional, matrixed -franchise team to lead all aspects of development operations.
  • Improve "ways of working" for the oncology cell therapy programs, with an initial focus on learnings from the most advanced asset in the cell therapy portfolio
  • Continue to develop how the enterprise GPT model is applied to the cell therapy programs. Based on the organizational needs and interfaces that might be different establish and clarify roles and responsibilities across the OTAU, OBU, ODDU, Asia development team, and core R&D line functions
  • Manage the cell therapy GPM team, with a focus on empowerment, mentoring, and continued development of "ways of working" that support the unique aspects of cell therapy drug development. Ensure there is a collaborative partnership between cell therapy GPMs and GPLs
  • Develop the GPT model to be applied to the cell therapy portfolio
  • Work with line function leads across CTTE, OTAU, OBU and core R&D to ensure there is transparency and cooperation across the cell therapy GPTs concerning roles and responsibilities, resourcing, governance, and prioritization
  • Ensure collaboration and consistency with the broader Takeda governance regarding reporting, goals tracking, and portfolio planning processes
  • Ensure asset strategy and integrated development plan have a patient-centric focus, incorporate innovative approaches that are meaningful to patients, HCPs, regulators & payers, and follow the highest standards of operational excellence in drug development and life cycle management. Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree science or business-related field
    • Advanced degree in science or business is preferred
    • Preferred: 10+ years of in-depth biopharma industry experience and drug development in all phases of development with significant experience within related functions (e.g. Clinical Science, Clinical Operations, Research, Regulatory, CMC, Marketing)
    • 6+ years program management experience leading complex drug development projects in a multi-disciplinary, global environment with focus on new modalities such as cell therapy or gene therapy.
    • Matrix program leadership experience
    • Ability to work in a virtual setting/across time-zones, i.e., making use of communication tools (WebEx, TelePresence, telephone and video conferencing, etc.)
    • Ability to inspire and motivate in a matrix and global, cross-geographical team
    • Ability to work in a highly complex, multi-cultural, environment
    • Experience with Microsoft Project Professional, SharePoint, Excel, PowerPoint & Word
    • May travel to the US, EU and Japan offices and other international locations.
    • Approximately 10% travel is required. 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 reimbursementMore 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. Base Salary Range: $194,600-$278,000, 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. EEO 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 time

Keywords: Takeda Pharmaceutical, Clifton , Head, Cell Therapy Program Management, Executive , Bogota, New Jersey

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