Digital Program Manager

Digital Program Manager

Boston, Massachusetts


Digital Program Manager

Job IDR0094633 Date postedJul. 06, 2023 LocationBoston, Massachusetts

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Job Description

Job Title:Digital Program Manager

Primary Location: Cambridge, MA

Secondary Location:Zurich, Switzerland

About the role:

We are looking for an experienced and driven Digital Program Manager to join the Digital Innovation and AI team within Global Manufacturing & Supply / Global Quality Data Digital & Technology (GMS/GQ DD&T). Our team strives to be a leader in digital and innovation amongst our peers in the pharmaceutical industry – we identify capability gaps, design digital solutions, accelerate experimentation, conduct market research, and improve business operations end-to-end. We are a small team, so you should be prepared to roll up your sleeves and flex a wide variety of skills. You will be able to manage through ambiguity, while keeping focus on important strategic opportunities.

How you will contribute:

  • Partner with cross-functional teams to identify opportunities to improve efficiency in existing product lifecycle processes
  • Guide team on how to use scrum and agile practices to improve collaboration and team output
  • Manage interdependencies, facilitate escalations, measure projects
  • Translate data-driven insights into clear strategies and present analyses to all audiences
  • Step in as product owner and prioritize backlogs for projects, when needed
  • Stay up to date with digital trends, create perspective, and share findings
  • Be a solid team player with no direct reports, and have the ability to influence others
  • Build dashboards using different visualization tools, and teach others how to self-serve
  • Foster relationships with industry partners who have new technological capabilities, and identify how to use these solutions within Takeda, specifically for the Global Manufacturing & Supply / Global Quality (GMS/GQ) department

What you bring to Takeda:

Skills and Requirements:

  • 12+ years real-world experience conducting analysis, managing portfolio of concurrent projects, and defining important metrics
  • Ability to oversee multiple concurrent workstreams in a dynamic environment across a very matrixed organization spanning multiple geographies
  • Hands-on and influential leader who is meticulously detailed-oriented
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills with an ability to tell a story in a clear and concise manner to all audiences is required
  • Experience operating in a regulated environment, e.g. SOX, GxP
  • 公司的行业,数字nd artificial intelligence trends and market conditions
  • Experience with Agile product development and use of Jira, Confluence, Miro
  • Experience using SQL, Power Automate, Power VA, data visualization tools,
  • Experience in biopharmaceutical or manufacturing industry with understanding of applicable compliance

Where You Will Be:

  • We have a hybrid working environment
  • Primary office location for this role will be Lexington / Cambridge MA
  • We are a global organization with many colleagues in the US Eastern and Central European time zones
  • 一些国际旅行是可能的(估计1 travel every 6 months for 1 week)

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
  • Professional training and development opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement

Important Considerations:

At Takeda, our patients rely on us to deliver quality products. As a result, we must follow strict rules in our manufacturing facilities to ensure we are not endangering the quality of the product. In this role, you may:

  • Work in a controlled environment requiring special gowning and wear protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet and body. This may include additional hearing protection for loud areas.
  • Need to remove all make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish and/or artificial fingernails while in the manufacturing environment.
  • Work in a cold, wet environment.
  • Work multiple shifts, including weekends, or be asked to work supplemental hours, as necessary.
  • Work around chemicals such as alcohol, acids, buffers and Celite that may require respiratory protection.

More about us:

在武田,我们正在改变是否病人的护理h 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.

This posting excludes Colorado applicants.






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Boston, MA

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Business Area Overview

On the Global Manufacturing and Supply (GMS) team at Takeda, you’ll be part of a rapidly transforming industry that’s applying technology and data in new ways. Within our agile, innovative, people-centric organization, your work will matter every day as you use your skills to help us manufacture therapies for patients on our four platforms:

  • Small Molecules
  • Biologics
  • Plasma
  • Cell and Gene

As part of the GMS team, you'll have the opportunity to pursue unique experiences and build new skills, and you'll know that the work you do every day makes an impact — on our patients, our people, our planet, and on yourself.

Working at Takeda

  • Inclusion

    Here, you will feel welcomed, respected, and valued as a vital contributor to our global team.

  • Collaboration

    A strong, borderless team, we strive together towards our priorities and inspiring mission.

  • Innovation

    Bold initiatives, continuous improvement, and creativity are at the heart of how we bring scientific breakthroughs from the lab to patients.

  • Top Workplace

    Recognized for our culture and way of working, we’re one of only 15 companies to receive Top Global Employer® status for 2023.

  • Work-Life

    Our people-first mission extends beyond patients to include their families, communities, and our own Takeda family.

  • Empowerment

    Through trust and respect, you will have genuine support from leaders, managers, and colleagues to do your best work.

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  • Responsibly translate science into highly innovative, life-changing medicines and vaccines
  • Protect our planet
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