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Associate Director, Disease & Product Training, Global Medical Affairs Oncology

Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.
Boston, MA 02109
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Job Description

About the role:

As a member of Takeda Oncology, your work will contribute to our bold, inspiring vision: We aspire to cure cancer. Here, you'll build a career grounded in purpose and be empowered to deliver your best. As part of the Global Medical Communications team, you will report to Senior Director, Medical Communications Leads and Training and partner with various cross functional collaborators.

How you will contribute:

  • Responsible for identification of learning needs, development and execution of strategic, tailored training plans and packages, and measurement of training success for Medical Affairs Disease and Product Training plans within GMAO, which includes ongoing needs assessments, developing and updating training programs, and establishing reinforcement training, including booster and focal training, to drive continual enhancement of GMAO scientific knowledge of Takeda Oncology marketed and pipeline products, relevant disease states, and competitor data
  • Ensure strategic collaboration with regions and countries to better understand training needs and deliver programs that meet these needs
  • Serve as a subject-matter expert and consultant to the regions and countries within GMA
  • Develop and execute GMAO on-boarding training programs for Disease and Product data, and ensure GMAO teams across regions and countries are trained and certified as scientific experts on Takeda Oncology products
  • Collaborate with the Senior Director of the MCLs and Training department to implement training systems/platforms, as appropriate, to facilitate ease of training; deliver innovative training that maximizes multiple learning approaches including, but not limited to, modules/slides, e-learning, webinars, live meetings, workshops, and posters
  • Liaise with members of the GMAO team and key cross-functional stakeholders such as Global Outcomes Research, and be a key contributor to the successful operations of the GMAO Medical Communications department
  • Identify and engage internal or external speakers, as appropriate, to deliver topic-specific expertise
  • Work with and oversee vendors to help support training initiatives
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant SOPs, policies, and procedures

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree (Ph.D., PharmD) in a scientific discipline with a minimum of 5 years of healthcare or related experience, inclusive of 3+ years of experience in medical affairs and/or training
  • Master's degree in a scientific discipline with a minimum of 8 years of healthcare or related experience, inclusive of 6+ years of experience in medical affairs and/or training
  • Experience with oncology
  • Experience working with cross-function teams
  • Vendor management experience
  • Strong communication, prioritizing, problem-solving, planning, and organizational skills
  • Experience with training
  • Experience in Medical Affairs or Clinical Development, and in adult education - preferred
  • Prior curriculum development, and experience with educational outcome assessment, and application of adult learning principles - preferred
  • Significant experience in pharmaceutical or biomedical writing and communications, including group facilitation and presentation to diverse audiences - preferred
  • Experience with learning management systems -preferred
  • Broad product/disease area knowledge -preferred
  • Experience using influence and negotiation to secure positive outcomes - preferred
Travel requirements
  • 25% per year including international travel

What Takeda can offer you:

  • 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

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 "hybrid" in accordance with Takeda's Hybrid and Remote Work policy.

In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.

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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Posted: 2022-06-17 Expires: 2022-07-16
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