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Product Manager, Clinical Systems - Alta Petens

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: East Orange
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

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Job Description
Takeda is advancing an exciting product pipeline and wants to ensure that we have the infrastructure and talent in place to support it. Our overall goal is to get our therapeutics to patients quickly by having the right operational model and integrated clinical data pipeline to support delivery.

The product manager will contribute to Takeda's mission by leading the development and implementation of one or more product strategies within a transformational R&D trial data program. - This data program will include an integrated data flow with end-to-end control of data, internalization of numerous systems and processes, broad enablement of automation and near-time data access, efficient data review and query, and enablement of disruptive technologies for next-generation trial designs and insight derivation.
The product manager will:
Lead the development of one or more product strategies, integrating them into a long-term roadmap, and set priorities for product capabilities and features in response to business needs, IT architecture, product deployment and release.

Proactively monitor and maintain product-related end-to-end customer/business experiences and influence relevant stakeholders to deliver successful product releases.

Partner with peers within IT to drive continuous improvement of service processes, user experiences and application optimization.

Manage the key relationships between the business stakeholders and IT to deliver key business opportunities and outcomes and drive continuous delivery of value employing agile IT lifecycle management from product prototyping, development, optimizations, and renewals to product terminations.

Delivery & Business Accountabilities:

The Product Manager is expected to:
Drive the development of a product vision, strategy, and global roadmap taking into consideration key stakeholder capability and product needs.

Engage with business stakeholders and IT on current business plans, development of future opportunities, including strategies aimed to create for a pipeline of meaningful product releases.

Manage and influence key stakeholders across business and technology to develop, outline, and communicate product visions.

Use broad knowledge of IT to define and enhance products, develop prototypes, and create a roadmap for ongoing and new product development.

Regularly leverage strong interpersonal skills toward reaching agreement on approach, development and implementation of products and

Manage the Product Life Cycle(s) for the business by translating potential pipeline products to agile development project, work closely with development teams to create new business product releases focusing on additional and/or new functionality, product simplification and to increase transparency.

Drive prioritization of the product backlog to keep agile teams unblocked and aligned.

Participate and lead gathering of research to identify articulated and non-articulated product needs (in terms of Personas, problem-set, solution-space).

Closely monitor product portfolios and business composition, gathering relevant data to gain new insight, adjust roadmaps, and optimize delivery plan

Manage sustainability of the end-to-end customer experience

Estimate approximate workload requirements and timeline predictions for projects and monitor and prioritize workflow and capacity toward delivering the greatest value to the product users.

Communicate challenges and successes within project groups, IT and business.

Oversee and manage product budgets established in consultation with stakeholders by balancing resources and adjusting product vision as needed Monitor and refine products, enhancing service management and expert opportunities to optimize user experiences.

Highly cross-functional role with broad scope of responsibilities

High visibility and critical impact on the future of the business


Technical/Functional (Line) Expertise :
Seasoned product leader with in-depth knowledge of product management in pharmaceutical industry

Leadership :
Inspire, motivate and drive results

Effectively communicate ideas and data verbally and in writing

Decision-making and Autonomy:
Provide input to highly complex decisions that impact overall R&D

Seek input from multiple constituents and stakeholders to drive innovative solutions

Incorporate feedback and ensure decisions are implemented swiftly to yield flawless execution

Interaction :
Effectively negotiate and resolve conflicts in a constructive manner

Build strong relationships and collaborate effectively with other interfacing Takeda functions

Innovation :
Recommend, influence, and implement organizational change and innovation

Identify opportunities and anticipate changes in the business landscape through an understanding and ongoing assessment of the environment affecting the business.

Serve as a role model, demonstrating respect and inclusion, creating a culture that fosters innovation

Complexity :
Navigate in a global ecosystem (internal and external) with a high degree of complexity

Recognize and understand broader, enterprise level perspective


Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in a scientific discipline, computer science or business administration is preferred.

6 years or more of relevant professional experience in research of development business lines, Product Management, IT service delivery or related area.

Professional in-depth knowledge of product management in the pharmaceutical industry.

Experience in stakeholder relationship management. Influential in orchestrating key stakeholders and product teams to turn product vision into reality.

Excellent oral and written communication skills, business acumen, and enterprise knowledge.

Extensive experience in design or in implementing solutions or products and preferable experienced in quality improvement.

Understand design thinking and can explain and convince stakeholders.

Work with virtual/agile teams in various locations, aligning and adapting different work, culture, and communication styles.

Extensive Project management experience.

Master's Degree

Familiarity working in a lean and agile software delivery team.

Working knowledge of clinical data systems such as EDC, IRT, Statistical Analysis Environments, CTMS and eTMF

Experience with the design and development of pharmaceutical life science products.

Able to think counterproductive, out of the box and ability to influence stakeholders.

Hands-on experience of authoring User Stories, experience with dev-ops tool set such as JIRA & Confluence


Absent an approved religious or medical reason, all US office-based and lab-based Takeda employees who work fully on-site or in a hybrid model (as determined by Takeda) must be fully vaccinated to work at a Takeda site or to engage with Takeda colleagues or anyone else on behalf of Takeda. US field-based employees must be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment, absent an approved religious or medical reason. US employees who work at a Takeda manufacturing facility, and those who work at a BioLife center or BioLife lab, may be subject to different guidelines. If you are contacted by a Takeda recruiter about your job application, we encourage you to seek more information on the applicable guidelines for the Business Unit/Function to which you have applied.

This job posting excludes CO applicants.

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.

Cambridge, MA

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