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Data Scientist Lead- Translational and Precision Medicine

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Peabody
Posted on: July 30, 2022

Job Description:

By clicking the "Apply" button, I understand that my employment application process with Takeda will commence and that the information I provide in my application will be processed in line with Takeda's and . I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge.Job DescriptionAre you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine?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 realize 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 Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.Here, you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission.OBJECTIVES: The Oncology Data strategy Lead (DSL) is an exciting new role within the latest Precision and Translational Medicine (PTM) function in the Oncology Therapeutic Area Unit (OTAU) at Takeda. The primary objective of this role will be to develop and implement a comprehensive strategic plan and roadmap for connecting and facilitating Takeda Oncology early and late Global Project Teams (GPTs) to the internal and external data sets and partnerships needed to answer key translational and drug development questions to help advance our exciting pipeline closer to patients in need. -This role will be a critical part of the team to establish a framework to utilize untapped data sources to enhance decision making and bring our novel therapeutics to patients faster..The Oncology Data Strategy Leads in PTM will:

  • Develop, maintain and utilize data sources (internal and external) to address key scientific translational questions
  • Conduct regular gap analyses of translational data - with Project teams in early and late translational focus
  • Partner with Translational and Precision Medicine Leads and other GPT members as needed to develop indication specific data strategy that can support the translational hypothesis generation and decision-making
  • Integrate common data gaps into business justification for future investment and build value proposition
  • Drive operational excellence by partnering with Clinical Biomarker operations team by implementing data solutions
  • Develop robust data management framework to facilitate a streamlined process for data ingestion, storage and analytics
  • Develop and communicate use cases, training to the broader Takeda Oncology organization to educate on the value of translational data in advancing drug development
  • Identify and participate in, cultivate win-win relationships with external translational data consortia, as well as develop and maintain relationships with external data organizations to support Takeda objectivesThe DSLs will work with the broader data community at Takeda including: the Data Sciences Institute, Computational Biology, IT data engineering, and with Global Project Leadership, Clinical Development, the Cell Therapy Translational Engine, the Oncology Business Unit, and Translational and Precision Medicine Leaders to achieve Oncology R&D goals.ACCOUNTABILITIES:
    • Develop a strategy for translational data mapping and sharing, and knowledge management across the Oncology Development enterprise
    • Conduct regular gap analyses to map out translational data needs across Oncology programs
    • Establish data mining programs and lead teams to achieve needed data outputs
    • Establish and track Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and improve for the successful implementation of our translational data strategy
    • Identify and gain internal alignment on value-added external alliances advance the Oncology Data Strategy
    • Evaluate and promote integration of data analytic tools to facilitate extraction of insights from translational data
    • Partner with biomarker operations and leads to establish data process implementation
    • Drive key partnership with Data Science Institute to support Oncology data initiatives
    • Develop strategies for the future fit model -EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
      • PhD 2+ years' experience or an MS with 8+ years of experience in pharmaceutical or biotech R&D, in a translational data related discipline
      • Oncology experience
      • Experience partnering with external organizations on advancing data programsSKILLS
        • Superior communication (written and oral) skills, can present complex information clearly
        • Strategic, interpersonal, influence, and negotiating skills
        • Experience leading matrix teams to achieve R&D goals
        • Demonstrated ability to work effectively across departments, projects and time zones
        • Assemble and motivate cross functional stakeholders and drive results
        • predict issues and solve problems with agility
        • Guide decision-making within a versatile, multi-regional, matrix teams
        • Ability to drive multiple priorities forward simultaneouslyKNOWLEDGE
          • Advanced knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry, drug development, oncology therapeutic area, translational biomarker analysis and interpretation, and data analysisTRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:
            • Ability to drive to or travel to conferences, partner meetings, including overnight trips. Some international travel may be required
            • Requires approximately 5% travelTakeda 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.WHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU:
              • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
              • Tuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributions
              • 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
              • Empowering Our People to ShineDiscover more at takedajobs.comNo Phone Calls or Recruiters Please.In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.Effective November 1, 2021, absent an approved religious or medical reason, all US office-based and lab-based Takeda employees who work fully on-site or in a hybrid model (as determined by Takeda) must be fully vaccinated to work at a Takeda site or to engage with Takeda colleagues or anyone else on behalf of Takeda. As of the same date, absent an approved religious or medical reason, US field-based employees, employees must be fully vaccinated in order to continue in their current roles. US employees who work at a Takeda manufacturing facility, and those who work at a BioLife center or BioLife lab, may be subject to different guidelines. Candidates are encouraged to speak with their recruiter to seek further information on the applicable guidelines for the Business Unit/Function for which they have applied.EEO 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

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