Associate Director/Senior Manager, Portfolio Performance Manager - Hybrid

Takeda Pharmaceutical
York, PA
May 12, 2022
May 15, 2022
Full Time
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You will also ensure portfolio level project management effectiveness through institution of: common process, system utilization, accurate data aggregation, and valuable reporting and dashboards. As part of the Center of Operational Performance (CoOP) team, you will report to the Head and partner with internal customers (ie Leadership, Global program managers, functional project managers, stakeholders etc) to strengthen and support strategic portfolio and operational project management practices.How you will contribute:Serve as primary customer interface for assigned TAUs/Functions, driving accuracy and consistency of Portfolio Project Management (PPM) milestones and attributes; engage assigned TAU/Function on specific Project Management topics related to tools, systems and processInnovate, identify opportunities and lead continuous improvement efforts for systems and processes; drafts relevant guidance documents and in partnership with the Systems, Reporting & Analytics LeadersPartner with Portfolio Review Committee (PRC) Office to ensure effective baselining of Global Program Team plans following PRC endorsement for assigned TAUsManage CoOP Sharepoint inclusive of CoOP brand, communication strategy and roadmapIndependently resolve complex issues and competing priorities and creates mitigation plan in order to drive to resolution.Challenges team to consider alternative perspectives to ensure robust strategyServe as customer interface at portfolio level driving accuracy and consistency to dataDevelop and lead training sessions on specific PM topics related to tools, systems and processTrain and support the complex project timelines and other project level information updates with Project Manager and project team membersFacilitate and drive work sessions; leveraging flexible toolkit of techniques, with the ability to adapt approach to the needs of the project/audienceSupport the design and implementation of new systems and processesWhat you bring to Takeda:Minimum 6 years industry experience with minimum 3 years in a drug development PM roleMinimum 4 years people management experience and/or proven leadership experience in managing a matrix team.Advanced PM skills and understanding of drug developmentPMP Certification PreferredBusiness acumen and ability to interact effectively with all levels organizationally.Demonstrated ability to drive process improvement initiatives and coordinate resources.Excellent time management, organization, and planning skillsStrong business analysis skills, proven meeting facilitation and documentation skills.Excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to share information effectivelyBuilds strong productive relationships with key partnersAdvanced expertise with project management related software and tools (ie MS Project, Sharepoint etc)What Takeda can offer you:Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and VisionFinancial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution PlanHealth & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screeningsGenerous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation daysCommunity Outreach Programs and company match of charitable contributionsFamily Planning SupportFlexible Work PathsTuition reimbursementMore about us:At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through 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 position is currently classified as "hybrid" in accordance with Takeda's Hybrid and Remote Work policy.In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.#LI-LC1EEO StatementTakeda 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.LocationsBoston, MAWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time