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Clinical Operations Procurement Business Partner

Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Boston, MA 02109
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Job Description

Title: Clinical Operations Procurement Business Partner

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as Clinical Operations Procurement Business Partner in our Cambridge, MA office.

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.


  • This position will be the procurement lead for the global R&D organization aligned by therapeutic function. They will play a critical role in building business partner relationships, collaborating with and guiding global functional stakeholders in successfully executing R&D pipeline objectives by aligning Takedas business requirements with best-fit, best-in-class suppliers, while optimizing costs
  • The role will provide leadership and expertise in good outsourcing management practices/processes and contribute to Takedas mission by utilizing an entrepreneurial, strategic approach to both develop and drive procurement strategy for the Therapeutic area.
  • The TAU BP will lead relationships with business partners (i.e., TAUs, Clinical Development, Global Medical Affairs, Marketed Products, Clinical Science, Legal, Office of Ethics and Compliance) and escalate management issues as appropriate.


  • Will own clinical contracting process at the Therapeutic Area or Geographic level
  • Leverage the clinical contract management business process and the digital contracting tools to scope business requirements.
  • Monitor progress of requests and provide regular updates to business partners (stakeholders)
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance to Takeda SOPs and quality standards, including inspection readiness.
  • Active leader in R&D Procurement Global Clinical Operations Business Partner Team, e.g., leading functional and/or cross-functional committees or initiatives for R&D Procurement.


  • Degree level educated.
  • Years of relevant experience 8+ years experience in large-scale research and drug development in the pharmaceutical and/or CRO industry.
  • Outstanding communication and project management capabilities
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and complexity.
  • Change management and process improvement skills with direct experience in delivering business process change.
  • Strategic thinker with solid facilitation ability supported by excellent interpersonal competencies (communication, leadership, influencing)
  • This job posting excludes CO applicants.


  • Relevant travel


  • 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 Shine

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Boston, MA

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Posted: 2021-03-26 Expires: 2021-04-24
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