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Associate Director, Laboratory Partner Management

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Durham
Posted on: November 25, 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 DescriptionAssociate Director, Laboratory Partner ManagementOBJECTIVES/PURPOSEAs the Associate Director, Clinical Partner Management, you will report to the Director, Partnership Engagementand lead overall relationship management for one or more R&D strategic vendor partners/categories responsible for development functions. You will drive partnership governance and manage the complexity between Takeda and strategic vendor partner(s). You will partner with R&D business partners leading partnerships to ensure consistent application of partnership best practices and identify, assess and implement opportunities to continuously improve Takeda's ability to effectively work externally and be a "Partner of Choice". You will promote innovation ideas and advocate through CPM leadership to implement across partnerships.ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Create partnership view of capability gaps and engaging with with Takeda and the strategic vendor partner(s) to prioritize mitigations and capability management -
  • Identify opportunities to leverage additional vendor capabilities that may be of value to Takeda -
  • Act as a role model for the development functions involved in day-to-day management of the partnership, driving a partnership mindset and culture -
  • Gain insight, pro-actively monitor, and take actions with business based on partnership portfolio health analyses and partnership Balanced Scorecard -
  • Drive joint governance between Takeda and the global strategic vendor partner(s) -
  • Direct the overall governance framework and relationship with Takeda's full service R&D global operations partners to drive performance and optimization of study delivery - -
  • Provide direction to optimize the success, value and efficiency of R&D global operations partners -
  • Ensure goals and objectives are set, measured, and reported -
  • Effectively manage open and/or escalated issues to timely and effective resolution -
  • Leverage best practices across the partnership -
  • Effectively facilitate complex bi-directional communication to inform decision/risks and disseminate governance decisions to R&D stakeholders including strategic vendor partners -
  • Provide direct, constructive, and timely feedback to the global strategic vendor partner(s) to effectively resolve issues and improve performance -
  • Effectively represent and advocate for Takeda teams and partner(s) -
  • In partnership with TAUs, DDUs, and R&D functions, procurement, and teams, identify and implement actions to improve efficiency of Takeda-vendor interface to reduce redundant activities, synthesize and implement innovation ideas to ensure effective delivery -
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable internal policies and procedures, regulations; support inspection readiness of all regulated activities -
  • Lead to create a culture and values that attract, retains, and develops the most effective people -EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS: -
    • BS/BA required; advanced technical degree preferred -
    • 8 years' of applicable drug development operations experience, global experience preferred -
    • 4 years' of line management or cross-functional leadership experience -
    • Experience with key clinical operational functions (e.g. project management, clinical monitoring, data management process, regulatory affairs, pharmacovigilance, etc.) -
    • Experience with drug development process and requirements of clinical research organization -
    • Experience in R&D to enable meaningful dialogue within Takeda and with partners -
    • Experience in Alliance/Partnership excellence: deep understanding / experience of building, maintaining, and closing partnerships including tools/methods -
    • Experience in leading direct reports and matrix organizations with solid successful experience in influencing across organizations including change management experience -
    • Experience working in a complex organization and demonstrated ability to influence, and work across functions and regions, at all levels without direct authority - -- In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, -Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.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.LocationsNorth Carolina - VirtualWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time #LI-Remote

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