Posted to MedZilla HealthCare on 7/21/2018


Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MA, Sr Manager, R&D Legal Operations R0002677-MZ


 
 

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Job Description

Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Senior Manager, R&D Legal Operations in our Cambridge office.

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Senior Manager working on the R&D Legal team, you will be empowered to provide your operational expertise and leadership and a typical day will include:

OBJECTIVES

  • Develop and implement strategic operational planning and management for Legal support of R&D projects (including forecasting Legal support requirements, and development of processes and infrastructure to optimize alignment between Legal and R&D)
  • Leverage existing technology and identify new opportunities for technology to create efficiencies in Legal resourcing, facilitating knowledge management and information sharing with R&D stakeholders
  • Create Legal training materials to educate R&D client functions on Legal processes, tools, and requirements
  • Partner with colleagues within functions such as Compliance, Procurement, and Outsourcing to ensure alignment with objectives and initiatives to support R&D client functions

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Create a long-term strategy for aligning Legal and R&D goals/ objectives with corresponding metrics and reports
  • Develop and maintain internal benchmarking and resource planning methodology
  • Convene regular capacity planning process to ensure necessary resources are available to support upcoming R&D activities
  • Establish standard processes for all critical Legal workflows that align key Legal partner functions in support of R&D (e.g. Procurement, Outsourcing, Compliance, Alliance Management)
  • Develop and implement technical tools to support self-service libraries and portals, client apps, and knowledge repositories for R&D clients
  • Act as a global project lead and/or liaison for the Legal Department for Legal matters pertaining to R&D activities
  • Develops and manages performance metrics and reports

EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS

  • Minimum 7 years experience in operations, preferably in a legal environment in support of research or development activities.
  • Strong project management, technical, and analytical skills, ability to gather, analyze, extract, summarize and communicate useful data.
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully in complex and emerging business and project areas, leveraging interpersonal skills and technical skills to optimize results.
  • Strong team player
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments and manage major projects to successful completion.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Bachelor's degree required; JD or advanced degree in business discipline preferred

Desired:

  • Knowledge and experience with process improvement skills, such as Six Sigma, Process/Program Management, and/or related certifications highly preferred.
  • Understanding of legal department operating environments, and applicable policies and procedures.
  • Experience working in a global environment
  • Experience managing, leading, and/or coaching employees.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Routine demands of an office based environment.

WHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU

  • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Company match of charitable contributions
  • 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

Empowering Our People to Shine

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