About the role :
The Program Manager will be responsible to run the Plasma OpU Factories of the Future (FoF) program from a program management perspective
He/She is responsible to liaise and align with the GMSGQ Global FoF program lead
He/she shall collaborate and liaise with the global process leads / squad leads within the Plasma Opu, but also with the site representatives at the site
The objective is to effectively program manage the FoF program, i.e. setting up governances, aligning stakeholder globally, locally and on OpU level, collaborating with the GMSGQ global program team on FoF
Applies project management knowledge, agile ways of working, change management methodologies, tools and techniques to several strategic projects on enterprise level
How you will contribute :
consistently defines improvement and efficiency opportunities for tools/ processes/ways of working
maintains, having an overview and being the bridge between all FoF workstreams and potential Agile 4.0 initiatives.
Intensive collaboration with key stakeholders and external suppliers and companies to work out improvement within site level and Plasma OpU
Collaborating with FoF process lead, squad lead and internal stakeholders and supporting to drive FoF initiatives and projects in an agile manner
Provides input and feedback (content) for communication channels of FoF wihin the Plasma OpU
Strategic Project/Program Management
Leads programs and projects within the organization and ensures timely and efficient implementation of projects
Works with stakeholders and customers to define the scope of projects and appropriate project activities. Ensures objectives, scope and project milestones are set according to the established standards and formalized in project charter.
Engage stakeholders to support in achieving project objectives by building trust and mutual accountability by deploying a change management culture
Maintains documentation of changes to scope, timelines, milestones, and deliverables and identifies dependency implications
Identifies and evaluates lessons learned during and after project.
This role is critical to support deployment of strategy into the organization by helping to formalize connection between Project Portfolio and Hoshin Kanri Strategic Programs. This role encompasses as well management of some of the strategic programs or projects.
Technical/Functional (Line) Expertise
Good knowledge and thorough experience in Program Management Office (PMO) and if possible change management and agile ways of working.
Innovative and passionate about PMO
An empathetic observer, communicator and seasoned person who enjoys being at the intersection of user, business and technology
Affinity and Ability to follow up and follow up and through on programs and (associated) projects
Strong ambition and accountability to drive PMO practices, behavior and Mindset
Ability to guide a team of highly skilled and experienced experts in a complex field of global manufacturing and supply towards a vision of PMO and high customer orientation
Strong ability to build sustainable relationships with important internal and external stakeholders and operate cross functionally, working with outside parties and key stakeholders, thereby always portraying the Takeda Leadership Behaviours
Experience in working in a global matrix organization and cross-functional environment
Strong skills in agile project management, facilitation, change management, problem solving, decision making, collaboration, influence
Flexible in mind / out of the box thinker, lives the innovation and PMO mindset and can influence and motivate stakeholders
Excellent communication and presentation skills (verbal and written)
Autonomy and Decision making
Drives projects in an agile manner and decides on next steps based on milestones and using problem solving technics
Ability to adapt decisions to value added and needs within a matrix organisation, aligning teams on a common objective always keeping the Patient, People and Planet in mind
Able to work within a matrix organization, using problem-solving and design thinking technics, aligning teams on a common objective
Good knowledge of Innovation in theory / praxis (culture, mindset, way of working, methods and tools)
Good understanding of developments and trends in different industry related to digital solutions in manufacturing and global innovation and technology trends
Thinks strategically, handles ambiguity, and interacts with all management levels
Critical and creative thinking as well as ability to execute on the details
Familiarity and fluency with strategic and innovation frameworks and conceptual constructs; strong interest in strategy and innovation
Manages challenges with complex (historical) regulatory issues based and overcomes hurdles of implementing innovative ideas
Evaluate the integration of new PMO / Change Management opportunities into the complex Takeda plasma business network together with key stakeholders
Manages internal and external global suppliers and partners
What you bring to Takeda :
EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
University degree in Business, IT, Biologics, Chemistry, Engineering or other scientific field
Experience in agile ways of working and PMO / program management in practice
Strong financial and business acumen
Speaks at least two languages fluently (amongst them English is a must)
Skills and Behaviors
Strong organizational and administrative skills.
Must be experimented in excel and/or database management.
Must be experimented in Project Management tools, including MS Project.
Experience in program/project management and coordinating projects.
Knowledge GDP and GMP application in project lifecycle
Enterprise thinking, finding innovative ways to serve patients, build reputation and trust
Ability to work in a high-performance culture and manage business results
Focusing on priorities and provide results the company can build on
Strong networking skills and ability to build positive working relationships to outside partners
Strong teamplayer and embracing diversity
Ability to interact with and understand different cultures and mindsets
Adapts quickly to shifting priorities and rapid change
Demonstrates tolerance for ambiguity and uncertainty
Excellent interpersonal skills
PMP or equivalent certificate and agile ways of working training is of benefit
- Travel required approximately 10-15% (national and international)
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