Sr Manager, GCP Inspection Strategy

at Takeda Pharmaceuticals in Montpelier, Vermont, United States

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Job Description


+ Project manage and facilitate cross-functional study execution teams’ GCP inspectionreadiness and inspectionexecution activities, including CRO partners

+ Partner cross-functionally with Clinical Quality Assurance (CQA) and Quality Compliance & Systems (QCS) partners to assurealignedapproach to inspectionreadiness strategy actioned to study execution teams

+ Champion inspectionreadinessprocessimprovements and providedirectchange management support for clinical trial delivery projects and initiatives


+ Provide project management, oversight, and expert GCP guidance to study execution teams in Inspection Readiness including, butnot limited to, completion of Inspection Readiness Checklist, identification & mitigation of inspection risks, storyboard development for high-risk issues, and creation of functionalpresentations in preparation for mock and actualinspection.

+ Manage study execution teams in prioritizinginspectionreadiness deliverables and mitigation of inspection risks

+ Identify and engage appropriate Sponsor and CRO SMEs in the inspectionreadiness activities

+ Activelyparticipate in Strategy Team Meetings and Lead Core Team Meetings for assignedInspection Readiness projects

+ Maintaindocumentationsuchas project management plans/trackers, timelines, and progress reports to track, manage, and report on study execution teams’ inspectionreadiness

+ Duringinspections, managefunctional teams by assigningrequests to appropriate functionalSMEs; providingnecessary follow-up and guidance to ensuretimelyfulfillment; liaising with functionalSMEs and QA to assurealignment; providing regular status updates to appropriate stakeholders and leadership

+ Identify and action areas for improvement in Inspection Readiness process


+ Minimum of 6+ years clinical researchexperience in pharmaceutical or biotechnology field

+ Solid knowledge of and experience in regulatoryinspectionreadiness and executionprocesses

+ Experience with CROs and outsourced clinical trial activities

+ Solid knowledge of drugdevelopment and clinical trial processes, includingrelated standards and documents.

+ Experience in problem solving, negotiations and collaborative team building with non- direct reports and other stakeholders isrequired

+ Solid knowledge of regulatoryrequirementsgoverning clinical trials and industry best practices

+ Bachelor’s degree preferred or commensurate with experience

+ Must be able to efficientlyutilize computer software programssuchas Microsoft Office for general use, project management and presentations


+ This position is currently classified as “remote” in accordance with Takeda’s Hybrid and Remote Work policy.

+ Base Salary Range: $130,200 to $186,000 Range . Employees may also be eligible for Short Term and Long-Term Incentive benefits. Employees are eligible to participate in Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k), Charitable Contribution Match, Holidays, Personal Days & Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement Program and Paid Volunteer Time Off.

+ The final salary offered for this position may take into account a number of factors including, but not limited to, location, skills, education, and experience.

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Massachusetts – Virtual

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Job Posting: JC248679571

Posted On: Sep 28, 2023

Updated On: Feb 15, 2024

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