Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as a Lead Regional Data Science US & Japan 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.
Global Data Science Lead for the GMS Onc ES Operational Units (OPU):
Drives design, execution und implementation of the overall GMS Data Science strategy for the GMS Onc ES OPU
Develops and owns detailed GMS Onc ES OPU scale-up and delivery execution roadmap for data science and manages respective functional and cross-functional interdependencies
Manages, gathers and executes GMS Onc ES OPU data science needs and execution of initiatives in collaboration with respective stakeholders and advises on the respective short and medium focus
Ensures and establishes Data Science capabilities GMS Onc ES OPU by establishing expert Data Science capability on all levels of data analytics
Provides the Data Science link across local, functional and global GMS OPU Data Science, IT, Engineering and GMS Onc ES OPU.
Reviews data science possibilities/initiatives/requests in collaboration with IT and GMSGQ business stakeholders. Advises on the respective prioritization for short and medium focus.
Review and establishes internal and external data science ecapabilities within GMS Onc ES OPU. Ensures GMS Onc ES OPU data science capabilities are sufficient to defined data scientist profile. Conducts and participates in technical interviews for data science capabilities. Executes and drives the data science training for GMS Onc ES OPU in collaboration with GMSCI Data Science Training excellence.
GMS Onc ES OPU data science initiatives portfolio
GMS Onc ES OPU functional and cross-functional interdependencies for data science
Ensures GMS Onc ES OPU representation in GMSGQ data science community.
EDUCATION, BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Education / Experience:
Advanced degree is required (Master/MBA and/or PhD), e.g. in Engineering , Mathematics, IT or Physics with focus on either Control Theory/Statistics/Mechatronics, Information/Operation, Management/Strategy, Technology and Innovation Management
Experience in applying and executing Digital/Big Data Analytics/ Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, Machine Learning algorithms, Respective programming knowledge
Fluent in English
Experience in Machine Learning algorithms (CNN, SVM, LSTM, etc.),
Respective programming knowledge of either MATLAB/Python/R required, further skills such as C++, SQL etc. are advantageous
Experience in quality mapping of parameters is a plus
Prior experience of Biostatistics, stochastic modelling and decision trees is a strong asset
Strong knowledge of Statistical Process Control Expertise in Bayesian statistics:
Experience in Density estimation
Solid knowledge in Bayesian Hypothesis Testing,
Solid knowledge in ANOVA and forecasting techniques (ARIMA, RMA, NARX)
Expertise in Signal Processing, Control Systems, Mechatronics
International travel will be required (estimated 1 travel per 4-6 weeks for 1 week each)
Strategic enterprise thinking, finding innovative ways to serve patients build reputation and trust
Creating the environment that inspires and enables people
Focuing on the few priorities and provide superior results
Elevating capabilities for now and the future
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd