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Senior Information and Engagement Specialist, Knowledge Management, Library Sciences

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Clifton
Posted on: November 14, 2023

Job Description:

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Job Description

About the role:

Join Takeda as a Senior Information and Engagement Specialist, Knowledge Management, Library Sciences where you will use multiple digital formats, platforms, and repositories, we connect people to information and resources that enhance innovation and lead to transformative treatments for patients.

You will also build and nurture trust-based relationships; collaborate with, advocate for, and mentor KM team members; and build bridges with Takeda partners.. As part of the library sciences team, you will report to the Director, Library Sciences and collaborate with colleagues and subject matter experts to identify and capture gaps in usage of KM resources.

How you will contribute:

Engage with DSI and KM colleagues to incorporate digital technologies into the KM environment
Create multiple outreach strategies to increase usage of KM tools, platforms, and activities across global Takeda communities
Represent KM as the outreach/training subject matter expert on all collaborative DSI initiatives
Manage vendor-led training program, including promotion, post-training surveys, and tracking metrics for multiple sessions per month
Engage with new hires via monthly newsletters, orientation sessions, and bespoke opportunities
Develop and execute summer internship program in collaboration with department colleagues and Takeda leadership
Identify colleagues across the global organization as potential trusted advisors relative to KM programs, content, and training opportunities
Perform additional departmental responsibilities as required, to include copyright compliance, literature search, resource evaluation, and vendor management

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

Master's degree in a Life Science, Library/Information Science, Strategic Communication, or closely related field. Minimum of 6 years of experience in a global corporate environment, preferably in pharma or biotech
Demonstrated experience searching a wide variety of scientific research databases (including PubMed, Dialog, Web of Science, and Embase), subject-specific databases, and application of data analytics tools
Proficiency with survey and learning assessment tools, and the ability to extract and present meaningful data and metrics from these tools
Proven track record of project management and demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with individuals and teams across a highly siloed, complex global organization
Ability to communicate and interact thoughtfully, transparently, and appropriately with a variety of both internal and external clients
Experience supporting global colleagues who have a variety of scientific and non-scientific backgrounds and training
A team player with the ability to forge new partnerships that bridge people and organizations
Strong communicator with skills in writing, public speaking, and utilizing best practices in pedagogy for individual and group learners

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 a company match of charitable contributions
Family Planning Support, Family Leave
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.

Base Salary Range: $ 81,000 to $ 117,000, based on the candidate's 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. The final salary offered for this position may take into account a number of factors including, but not limited to, location, skills, education, and experience.

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.


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