Associate Director, PV Business Partner Relations

at Takeda Pharmaceuticals in Montpelier, Vermont, United States

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About the role:

At Takeda, we are a forward-looking, world-class R&D organization that unlocks innovation and delivers transformative therapies to patients. By focusing R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas and other targeted investments, we push the boundaries of what is possible in order to bring life-changing therapies to patients worldwide.

Join Takeda as an Associate Director, PV Business Partner Relations where you will oversee global strategic projects and operational aspects of pharmacovigilance (PV) alliance management. You will also lead at a high -level, GPSE alliances/partnerships and associated business activities, including agreements. As part of the Global Patient Safety Evaluation (GPSE), you will report to Head, Business Development, Alliance Management & Vendor Oversight and work to proactively develop and implement process improvement and increased efficiencies for global GPSE.

How you will contribute:

+ Develop, implement, and maintain a scalable process for managing and tracking pharmacovigilance agreements/documents (PVAs)

+ Review and provide input on PVAs and associated business agreements

+ Support the GPSE Compliance group in addressing and resolving compliance issues associated with PVAs

+ Partner with key stakeholders to contribute to the development and maintenance of a global PVA template

+ Support Drug Safety Officers (DSOs) with business agreement and PVA activities as needed

+ Oversee the overall operational aspects of global PV alliances

+ Participate in meetings related to PV partner alliance and cross- program global operations as required

+ Identify and contribute to resolution of issues in PV alliances/partnerships

+ Escalate issues in PV alliances to senior management as appropriate

+ Oversee vendors handling PVA/alliance management activities

+ Lead and/or provide strategic contributions to PV due diligence/business development activities

+ Product/company acquisition or licensing

+ Due diligence process documents and activities for global PV

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

+ Bachelor’s required. Post-graduate degree or equivalent (Masters Degree/MBA) preferred

+ Minimum five years experience in, but not limited to, developing PV safety agreements, safety team charters, service level experience

+ Experience in and knowledge of due diligence for company acquisitions and/or licensing partnerships

+ Product development including clinical safety experience

+ Ability to interact effectively with staff of multiple disciplines both within and outside the company both nationally and internationally

+ Demonstrated ability and experience leading teams internally and cross functionally in a global highly matrixed and collaborative environment

+ Ability to proactively identify and anticipate risks associated with non-adherence to the regulations

+ Strong understanding and knowledge of the business areas both internally within the organization and touch points externally

+ Lead teleconferences and meetings

+ Project management training and experience

+ Proven ability to create and implement operational efficiencies

+ Strong relationship management skills

+ Expertise in clinical research and product safety activities in the pharmaceutical industry

+ Ability to handle confidential information appropriately

What Takeda can offer you:

+ Career Development

+ Potential to have direct reports

+ Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision

+ Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan

+ 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 and company match of charitable contributions

+ Family Planning Support

+ Flexible Work Paths

+ Tuition reimbursement

+ Paid Family Bonding Leave

More 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 “remote” in accordance with Takeda’s Hybrid and Remote Work policy.

Base Salary Range : $ 143,500 to $ 205,000, based on candidate professional experience level. Employees may also be eligible for Short-term and Long-Term Incentive benefits as well. 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. This posting is made in compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, C.R.S. § 8-5-101 et seq

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.


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Job Posting: JC220885606

Posted On: Aug 11, 2022

Updated On: Oct 13, 2022

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