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IT Business Partner Global Patient Safety Evaluation (GPSE) & Data Science Institute (DSI)

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Bedford
Posted on: September 25, 2022

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Job Description


  • RD & VBU IT Business Partnering - Lead, manage and collaborate and act as a single point of contact between Global Patient Safety Evaluation & Data Science Institute business BU's R&D functions and Development Technology Leadership. . Drive harmonization and alignment within RD Technology.
  • RD Technology Strategy - Provide leadership and influence the business strategy of the Global Patient Safety Evaluation & Data Science Institute business and lead the Technology translation and operationalization by (applying existing, emerging and new IT & Digital standards).
  • Capability Development and Co-Creation - Drive business value across key development capabilities including Safety case intake, Case management, reporting, signal management, compliance, and the Data Science Institute. Act as a trusted advisor to the business, with the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels to guide and co-create new capabilities that are directly relevant to BU's development growth strategy.
  • Operational responsibility - Drive and manage day-to-day RD GPSE and DSI Technology operations and performance while also delivering committed portfolio of Commercial projects. ACCOUNTABILITIES
    • Owns IT relationship with Global Patient Safety Evaluation and Data Science Institute functions and is accountable for business outcomes enabled by technology & digital. Act as an advisor and leader in identifying and delivering relevant solutions that add business value.
    • Provide strategic technology leadership and will help shape and drive growth, innovation and differentiation across BU, while maintaining global alignment, through existing standards and emerging technology.
    • Collaborate and harmonize/align strategic approaches and the operationalization with other IT business partners within RD Technology to shape Technology vision and direction. Manage business demand
      • Coordinate with the relevant RD Business Process Experts to enable BU's core capabilities as well as other Global IT functions
      • Lead and maintain IT roadmaps in alignment with BU's strategic plans, ensuring those roadmaps are aligned in the region and globally Be the best business partner and continue to build your business acumen
        • Understand the Takeda business, its geographies, its franchises, the disease states and the products and services provided
        • Influence and drive RD's strategy and roadmap definition, ensuring technology & digital are key enablers in the discussion. Be a technology evangelist
        • Manage the launch of new products and the established brand teams, proactively suggesting ways in which technology can maximize the value for society, our patients and Takeda
        • Align and lead the collaboration with the business leaders in your area. Understand and influence the business strategy. Understand specific business initiatives and goals Manage, influence and improve the solutions for business partners, customers and patients in order to optimize the best possible experience with Takeda
          • Expert and manage the IT solutions deployed in RD- both the development IT solutions and all IT technology that supports the user base
          • Manage to improve the end user experience by working relevant IT teams (for example, help improve onboarding/offboarding processes) Pro-active align with the IT organization (Key when acting as a single point of contact) so that the appropriate teams can be engaged correctly to deliver the best solutions
            • Network with and get to know the key team members across all IT functions (CTUX, UAMS, Enterprise Digital, Commercial, Corporate IT, Global Manufacturing and Supply, etc.) so that demand and solutions can be best coordinated, especially those areas not directly in the scope of commercial IT Measure progress and stay within agreed budget
              • Lead the use relevant scorecards to monitor and manage progress across operations (end user experience), projects and budget
              • Take appropriate action to keep on track IT's commitments
              • Communicate progress within the business and IT
              • Present Development IT metrics to leadership Leadership, Organizational and Team development
                • Manage what roles, responsibilities and sizing are needed to provide support to the business environment you support
                • Create a culture of agility, performance, and value in technology services CORE ELEMENTS RELATED TO THIS ROLE
                  • Deep understanding of Pharmacology and Data Science process capabilities
                  • Experience in the Pharma/Life Sciences Industry
                  • Ability to connect, orchestrate and influence different stakeholders from various departments and vendors to drive for affordable and usable solutions
                  • In depth knowledge of the different technology & digital solutions in the RD space
                  • Hands-on, able to implement and execute initiatives
                  • High level project management skills
                  • Ability to collect and understand RD Technology and Digital Solution business requirements from cross functional stakeholders, then able to ensure solutions are delivered to business on time and budget through the Business Process Experts DIMENSIONS AND ASPECTS

                    Technical/Functional (Line) Expertise
                    • Exceptional knowledge of existing and emerging digital technologies. Understanding of online communities and key success factors for driving exceptional results
                    • An ability to develop, document and present simple Business documentation including Business Cases, Business Requirements, Technology Architecture and Project Plans
                    • Experience using and delivering Development technologies (Case Intake, Case Management, Case Reporting, Signal Management, Statistical tools, EDC, CTMS, Clinical Supplies, Analytics, Patient Engagement tools)
                    • Up to date knowledge of emerging technologies
                    • Experience in digital design and digital coding a plus Leadership
                      • Ability to partner with stakeholders at all levels of the organization
                      • Proven ability to lead in a heavily matrix global organization
                      • A strategic mindset, able to capture business priorities and articulate those into Development solutions
                      • Able to clearly communicate and foster alignment
                      • Able to create a technology roadmap and to lead a matrix team towards this technology roadmap
                      • Acts like an owner by delivering results, creating value for our stakeholders (internals and externals)
                      • Inspire others to deliver Takeda's mission, demonstrate passion for the business and give people a reason to enjoy their work
                      • Develop self and support others' development to achieve their full potential
                      • Demonstrates Curiosity. Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity
                      • Has no issue speaking up and encourages the team to do the same Decision-making and Autonomy
                        • Makes bold decisions/recommendations
                        • Feels comfortable operating alone, within the boundaries set by RD Technology's management
                        • Ability to develop solutions with a wide cross-functional team of colleagues and collaborate effectively
                        • Able to influence stakeholders in a matrix organization, with ability to ensure delivery and maintenance of Development solutions at all levels of the organization
                        • Brings solutions instead of problems. Challenges the status quo. Has the courage to take an unpopular stance and defend it
                        • Removes barriers to move faster. Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace
                        • Has high performance standards Interaction
                          • Able to clearly communicate and foster alignment across all levels of the organization
                          • Is required to build strong working partnerships with IT Business partners, Business Process Experts & Analytics & Insights Development IT Team
                          • Build strong cross-functional relationships with team members in: System Integrators, IT Business Partner, Enterprise Architects.
                          • Able to strongly influence around the utilization of commercial solutions with business partners and cross functional teams
                          • Strong ability to build external collaborations with industry partners and suppliers
                          • Develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to appropriately stretch and impact Development IT's stakeholders Innovation
                            • Tracks and shares external trends, best practices, or ideas and then brings them proactively to his/her business stakeholders
                            • Generates breakthrough solutions, and enables others to do the same
                            • Draws on unexpected or seemingly unrelated ways of thinking
                            • Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business Complexity
                              • Day-to-day decisions regarding design, development and implementation of Development solutions
                              • Able to present issues and recommended solutions in a succinct manner to Global, Senior and Executive Management on a frequent basis
                              • Manage relationships with key external 3rd party suppliers
                              • Recommend and monitor spend for project budgets EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
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