Project Manager Therapeutic Area Global PMO
Takeda Pharmaceuticals - Deerfield, IL

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The Project Manager is responsible for the coordination of various project activities in relation to milestones and go/no go decision points, and for communicating the progress of projects to project leaders as well as liaison across Divisions within Takeda.

Collaborate with the Global Project Leaders (GPLs) in delivering project strategy, goals, priorities and long-term project plans and schedules.

Capture meeting outcomes and determine next steps in terms of the cross-functional communication and coordination of action items.

Manage the logistics of a project team, plan appropriate meeting schedules and ensure communication of all meeting plans to global team members.

Utilizing drug development knowledge, provide appropriate minutes (including summary of key outcomes as well as actions items) from the various project-related meetings and work groups.

Support global activity across Japan, Europe and the Americas for the development and global submission approvals for the compound.

Coordinate with team members in identifying and resolving scientific, regulatory, commercial, scheduling and budget issues related to the project.

Monitor and manage of the sub-project progress, schedules and resources to produce results defined in the product development framework.

Update development plans on the basis of scientific, regulatory, or commercial strategy changes.

Utilize project tracking and R&D process information to identify and resolve project progress/issues.

Coordinate data collection from clinical, finance, clinical supplies and vendor management to support the Budget Workgroup. Qualifications


B.S. degree or M.S. degree.


Minimum 2 years of drug development experience required.

Previous clinical research experience preferred.


Ability to filter and interpret complex drug development discussions (i.e., in order to document action items and/or project outcomes)

Thorough understanding of R&D roles and responsibilities (department functions, interrelationships, contribution to the development process, etc.)

Problem solving – ability to come up with creative solutions to complex problems

Strategic thinking – ability to approach specific issues/problems with understanding of the larger context

Strong communications skills – written and verbal

Management of multiple tasks of varied complexity simultaneously

Excellent organizational skills

Ability to negotiate solutions

Presentation – ability to present clearly to small and large groups

Ability to articulate and establish processes which impact cross-functionally

Ability to sit and stand for long periods of time.

Carrying, handling and reaching for objects.

Ability to lift and carry over 25 pounds.
Manual dexterity to operate office equipment i.e. computers, phones, etc.

Less than 10% travel required.

The many cross-functional deliverables of a project frequently can be demanding and stressful.

We are driven to improve people's lives.

We are an equal opportunity employer.
No Phone Calls or Recruiters Please.
Regular Full-time

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