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Head of Cloud Transformation

Boston, MA
Start date
Mar 16, 2023

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Job Description

Head of Cloud Transformation

About the role:

Takeda is making the leap to a reimagined future where cloud and digital will completely transform our business.We are creating a data-driven, highly automated, and AI-enabled ecosystem to further this transformation. We are looking for a Digital lead in our Data, Digital and Technology (DD&T) organization to closely partner other leaders and teams to collaborate on providing holistic technology solutions that enable and enrich long-term business strategy, realize value, and ultimately transform our ways of working.

Head of Cloud is responsible to drive the Cloud deployment program across all Takeda Manufacturing facilities across the globe. They will partner with DD&T colleagues and business stakeholders (function Heads, department leads and SMEs) to define, shape, structure and drive the Cloud Transformation in the business. Will setup roadmaps to successfully drive potential organizational changes. Enhancing our digital strategy with more insight and agility. Find out more about our DD&T function here:

How you will contribute:

  • In this role, you’ll be directly accountable to drive the overall cloud transformation, innovation, and related outcomes for global manufacturing function. You will define the roadmap and overall structure to deliver the mission successfully.

  • You will champion the adoption of Cloud based technologies and will be accountable to educated and train all the stakeholders on Cloud capabilities and will provide cloud expertise across our digital transformation programs.

  • We will depend on you to provide leadership, inspiration, coaching and counselling and empower them to effectively partner with all their stakeholders and foster the spirit of innovation and cloud transformation.

  • You will develop and implement contemporary and thoughtful strategies to drive technology modernization, digitalization and application rationalization efforts for global teams and international manufacturing sites.

  • You will set the vision regarding Cloud migration and scalable deployment strategy across manufacturing facilities. Defining goals and build the program to achieve the vision.

  • You will review Cloud usage, service and performance with application owners, drive optimization, and consolidate cost reduction reports for Manufacturing, Supply, and Quality.

What you bring to Takeda:

In addition to being a Visionary, a true leader with an innovative mindset, a tech expert, a solution advisor you also bring most of the following:

  • Understand current and emerging technologies, digital, and their potential application and translate those into business opportunities, cases, needs and implementation roadmaps.

  • Expert in Cloud solutions and IT and Digital landscape in the industry

  • Good understanding of the IT architecture elements from shopfloor to enterprise (IT/OT infrastructure, application)

  • Track record of successfully implementing large Digital/IT programs from start to end across multiple geographies.

  • Capacity to independently solve complex problems with potential to significantly impact the Company.

  • Courage to experiment and fail and to inspire the same in your team

If you are a Cloud expert, love innovation and want to lead global function, then apply now!

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

  • Professional training and development opportunities

  • 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 posting excludes Colorado applicants.




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Zurich, Switzerland

BEL - Lessines, Boston, MA, Brussels, Belgium, Vienna, Austria

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Takeda is a global, values-based, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical leader headquartered in Japan, committed to discover and deliver life-transforming treatments, guided by our commitment to patients, our people and the planet. Takeda focuses its R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas: Oncology, Rare Genetics and Hematology, Neuroscience, and Gastroenterology (GI). We also make targeted R&D investments in Plasma-Derived Therapies and Vaccines. We are focusing on developing highly innovative medicines that contribute to making a difference in people’s lives by advancing the frontier of new treatment options and leveraging our enhanced collaborative R&D engine and capabilities to create a robust, modality-diverse pipeline. Our employees are committed to improving quality of life for patients and to working with our partners in health care in approximately 80 countries and regions.

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