VP, Global Head Clinical Development and Operations,
Company: Takeda Pharmaceuticals International GmbH
Posted on: February 22, 2021
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other employers. See below or here for more info. VP, Global Head
Clinical Development and Operations, Takeda fosters a collaborative
and stimulating work environment filled with opportunity and the
chance to make a difference in people's lives. It is a workplace
driven by integrity, one of Takeda's long-held values that extends
to both the patients we serve and our employees who develop and
deliver medicines. Across our company, Takeda employees bring
together diverse strengths that together create a stronger whole.
Success What makes a successful member of our team? We take action
and make decisions by focusing on our four priorities in this
order: "Takeda is a unique place to work as there is no 'every-day
routine' around here - it's very a dynamic environment where change
of plans and adjustments of approach are the constants... This
allows for interesting cross-function collaboration and - if you're
up for it - a high degree of influence on your daily job and
workplace." "Takeda is a great place to work as the company invests
in the continuous development of its employees offering training,
coaching, mentoring and open exchanges between all levels of the
organization. Also, it is fulfilling to know that, within the
Vaccine Business Unit, we are developing and delivering innovative
vaccines impacting the lives of millions of people around the
world." VP, Global Head Clinical Development and Operations, Are
you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that
will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to
take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as the VP, Global
Head Clinical Development and Operations, Vaccines Business Unit,
based in Zurich Key Accountabilities
- Leads the clinical development of vaccine candidates developed
by VBU, including their life cycle management
- Provides rigorous clinical and scientific leadership and
operational excellence to enable team to translate scientific data
into executable vaccine clinical development plans. Oversees design
and implementation of vaccine trials, supporting their ultimate
registration; responsible for the key design elements of clinical
study protocols, and focusing on innovative design, execution and
- Provides clinical/medical expertise and collaborates with
therapeutic area experts in determining opportunities for new
- Participates in the preparation of clinical content of
regulatory submissions/documents (e.g. NDA, MAA, IND, etc.) and the
resolution of clinical queries from regulatory agencies and
investigators and support marketed products.
- Accountable for the medical and scientific validity of clinical
studies, especially related to conclusions on efficacy and safety.
Collaborates closely with study teams and, together with PV,
ensures continuous risk-benefit management of Takeda`s licensed and
- Overall strategic and operational responsibility for the
successful execution of the global portfolio of clinical programs
within the VBU. Oversight of study delivery, including global study
management, outsourcing & contracting, risk management and
third-party oversight, process and inspection readiness, and
resource planning and metrics management Experience
- Medically-qualified candidates: MD or internationally
recognized equivalent plus 10-15 years of relevant experience,
preferably within the vaccines industry.
- Previous experience successfully leading a clinical development
team/matrix team with responsibility for studies in multiple
- NDA/MAA/regulatory submission experience
- Minimum of 4 years experience in Senior Management roles
- Track record of successful development and licensure of
vaccines in various jurisdictions
- Minimum of 10 vaccine related journal publications and at least
15 vaccine related presentations preferred.
- Basic understanding of business and financial principles
- Capable of building organizations and developing talent.
Demonstrated experience in managing global, cross-functional teams.
Proven leadership skills in managing teams of culturally diverse
- Ability to establish excellent working relationships and
stakeholder management to align development and clinical strategies
with overall business imperatives. Skills
- Superior communication, strategic, interpersonal and
- Ability to proactively predict issues and solve problems.
- Ability to drive decision-making within a multi-disciplinary,
multi-regional, matrix teams.
- Diplomacy and positive influencing abilities across
multinational business cultures.
- Proven advanced negotiating, influencing and motivating
- Demonstrated scientific/technical leadership, and strategic
planning and implementation.
- Ability to inspire teams to work collaboratively with other VBU
or Takeda Pharma functions by demonstrating enterprise leadership
- Excellent problem solving and decision-making skills and
ability to manage through ambiguity and uncertainty. Ability to
- Excellent planning and prioritization skills and oral/written
communication/presentation skills At Takeda, we are transforming
the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D-driven market
leadership and being a values-led company. To do this, we empower
our people to realise their potential through life-changing work.
Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers,
encourage innovation, and strive for excellence in everything we
do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our
global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver a
Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.
Discover more at takedajobs.com. What Takeda Can Offer You To
further support and inspire our employees, our benefits include:
Competitive basic salary, Annual Bonus, Contributory Pension
Scheme, Private Health Cover and Life Assurance. Check out where
you could be
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