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Director, Data and Analytics

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Chelsea
Posted on: August 7, 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 Description OBJECTIVES/PURPOSE (3-4 bullets, previously captured under scope) Directors within the Insights & Analytics team of the Applied Data Sciences & Learning organization will work with multi-disciplinary teams within a functional area to understand business needs and provide strategic and technical leadership in building descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytic solutions that are translatable into actionable business insights. SCOPE (complete below, as it applies to role) Financial:Est. annual revenue range of accountability : Oku YenEst. annual budget of responsibility: Oku YenLeadership/People:No. of direct reports: 2 No. of indirect reports: Geographic Scope:Global:___X___Regional:______Country (-ies): if applicable ACCOUNTABILITIES (Describe the primary duties and responsibilities of the job. Include only the essential functions of the job. Approximately 5 - 10 bulleted task statements should be identified).

  • Collaborate with a diverse set of users and partners to translate unstructured, complex business problems into appropriate data, modelling and analytical plans.
  • Oversee the operational activities related to the implementation of these data, modelling and analytical plans.
  • Oversee the ingestion and classification of data from diverse sources, including clinical trials, electronic health records, insurance claims, patient registries, medical devices etc.
  • Oversee activities related to research and development of models and methods to guide and influence decision-making within a functional area (e.g. Real World Data / Evidence (RWD/E), medical imaging & other unstructured data sets, operational data (finance, manufacturing, supply chain etc.)).
  • Partner with domain experts to translate modeling outputs into business language.
  • Partner with technology resources to enable rapid prototyping to inform the design of analytical products.
  • Support the adoption of analytic products through effective storytelling and collaboration with key partners.
  • Lead, coach, and mentor a team of Data Scientists & Analysts.
  • Build external alliances to assess and share industry trends across the R&D organization. CORE ELEMENTS RELATED TO THIS ROLE (Describe what is critical and/or what differentiates this role).
    • 10+ years of experience in the in the Life Sciences sector (Pharmaceutical / biotech. / medical device companies, healthcare payers and providers etc.).
    • 5- 10 years of experience in working with data from any of the following sources and types:RWD, digital devices, imaging, audio, operational data (finance, manufacturing, supply chain).
      • 5+ years of experience in managing analytic teams with varied skill sets (statistics, epidemiology, data science, machine learning, data management etc.).
      • Understanding of algorithm design, development, optimization, scaling and application.
      • Excellent written and verbal communication, business analysis, and consultancy skills.
      • Ability to effectively interact with and influence all levels of management.
      • Experience working in Cloud Computing environments (e.g., AWS, Azure, etc.). DIMENSIONS AND ASPECTS Technical/Functional (Line) Expertise (Breadth and depth of knowledge, application and complexity of technical knowledge)
        • Comprehensive understanding of the Life Sciences sector (Pharmaceutical / biotech. / medical device companies, healthcare payers and providers etc.).Leadership (Vision, strategy and business alignment, people management, communication, influencing others, managing change)
          • Demonstrated ability to work across functions, regions and cultures
          • Functional level leadership with the ability to inspire, motivate and drive results
          • Excellent communicator, able to persuasively convey both ideas and data, verbally and in writing
          • Proven skills as an effective team player who can engender credibility and confidence within and outside the company
          • Ability to distil complex issues and ideas down to simple comprehensible terms
          • Demonstrates leadership presence and confidence
          • Embraces and demonstrates a diversity and inclusion mindset and role models these behaviors for the organization
          • Builds teams across functions and geographies with individuals who have the right skills and experience to deliver on key organizational initiatives.
          • Invests time in helping others to enhance their skills and perform at a higher levelDecision-making and Autonomy (The capacity and authority to make organizational decisions, autonomy in decision-making, complexity of decisions, impact of decisions, problem-soliving)
            • Decision making responsibilities:
              • Provide input to highly complex decisions that impact the functional area
              • Ability to seek diverse input from multiple constituents and stakeholders to drive innovative solutionsInteraction (The span and nature of one s engagement with others when performing one s job, internal and external relationships)
                • Cultivates a broad network of relationships throughout Takeda, with affiliates and external partners, in the industry and area of expertise.
                • Ability to build strong relationships and collaborate effectively with other interfacing Takeda functionsInnovation (The required level of scientific knowledge, knowledge sharing, innovation and risk taking)
                  • Comfortable challenging the status quo and bringing forward innovative solutions
                  • Identifies opportunities and anticipates changes in the business landscape through an understanding and ongoing assessment of the environment affecting the business.
                  • Role models respect and inclusion, creating a culture that fosters innovationComplexity (Products managed, mix of businesses, internal and/or external business environment, cultural considerations)
                    • Ability to work in a global ecosystem (internal and external) with a high degree of complexity
                    • Ability to see and understand broader, enterprise level perspective EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS: (List the essential and desirable education and competency requirements to perform the primary responsibilities of the job. Any minimum requirements should be noted.) Essential Requirements:
                      • Master s degree in Computer Science, Math, Engineering, or another quantitative field.Desirable:
                        • PhD. in Computer Science, Math, Engineering, or another quantitative field.
                        • Experience in novel methods development and application. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION (Add any information legally required for your country here) 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. Locations Boston, MA Worker Type Employee Worker Sub-Type Regular Time Type Full time

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