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Takeda Pharmaceuticals Senior Manager - Field Medical Excellence Operations in Topeka, Kansas

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Job Description

About the role:

The Senior Manager US Field Medical Excellence Operations will serve as a key member of the US Field Medical leadership team, playing an important role in driving the success of US Field Medical. This individual will oversee US Field Medical operations, processes, and resources to enhance departmental effectiveness and efficiency.

How you will contribute:

  • Assist with planning, operations, and logistics of US Field Medical department-wide training programs.

  • In partnership with US Field Medical leaders, design and oversee a forum for regularly sharing best practices/learnings across US Field Medical therapeutic area teams.

  • Assist with implementation and execution of department-wide processes.

  • Oversee US Field Medical KOL/HCP engagement monitoring recordkeeping, ensuring documentation is completed on time and appropriately maintained.

  • Serve as US Field Medical liaison to US Medical Operations to support departmental annual budget planning and tracking, vendor contracting, purchasing, and invoicing processes.

  • Create and maintain US Field Medical job descriptions and job postings using aligned templates.

  • Oversee US Field Medical department-wide and leadership meetings planning and execution.

  • Oversee US Field Medical equipment ordering process, ensuring optimal resource allocation.

  • Assist US Field Medical leaders with designing and maintaining a forum/process for obtaining US Field Medical employee feedback and implementing practical, cost-effective solutions to address departmental needs and challenges.

  • Assist with US Field Medical systems issues escalation, resolution tracking, and communications to US Field Medical employees.

  • Assist with implementation of US Field Medical systems and technology changes and enhancements.

  • Enhance, implement, and oversee US Field Medical departmental communications (e.g., US Field Medical Sharepoint, meetings, newsletters, etc.).

  • Assist with design and maintenance of US Field Medical department-wide activities dashboards and reports.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in life/health sciences is preferred (PharmD, MD, PhD, or equivalent). Master’s degree in health sciences (e.g., MSN, NP, or PA) is the minimum requirement.

  • Thorough understanding of and experience working in the pharmaceutical industry, Medical Affairs, and Field Medical.

  • Excellent project and time management and organizational skills. History of meeting project deadlines and objectives.

  • Proven record of working independently, teamwork, collaboration, and influencing/working in a matrix environment to accomplish goals and objectives.

  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills.

  • Discretion and trustworthiness in dealing with confidential information.

  • Must be able to execute with speed and high quality.

  • Experience managing vendors to ensure work is delivered on time and on budget.

  • Demonstrated business acumen, analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Demonstrated understanding of compliance, ethical, legal, and regulatory guidelines impacting the pharmaceutical industry, Medical Affairs, and Field Medical.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Manual dexterity required to operate office equipment (i.e. computers, phones, etc.)

  • Ability to sit for long periods of time

  • Carrying, handling, and reaching for objects


  • Ability to drive and/or fly to meetings is required.

  • Must be available to travel up to 40% of time, including some overnight and weekend.

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


Takeda Compensation and Benefits Summary

We understand compensation is an important factor as you consider the next step in your career. We are committed to equitable pay for all employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices.

For Location:

Massachusetts - Virtual

U.S. Base Salary Range:

$133,000.00 - $209,000.00

The estimated salary range reflects an anticipated range for this position. The actual base salary offered may depend on a variety of factors, including the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job. The actual base salary offered will be in accordance with state or local minimum wage requirements for the job location.

U.S. based employees may be eligible for short-term and/ or long-term incentives. U.S. based employees may be eligible to participate in medical, dental, vision insurance, a 401(k) plan and company match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, a tuition reimbursement program, paid volunteer time off, company holidays, and well-being benefits, among others. U.S. based employees are also eligible to receive, per calendar year, up to 80 hours of sick time, and new hires are eligible to accrue up to 120 hours of paid vacation.

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.


Massachusetts - Virtual

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