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Sr. Information Specialist

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Cherry Hill
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

By clicking the "Apply" button, I understand that my employment application process with Takeda will commence and that the information I provide in my application will be processed in line with Takeda's and . I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge.Job DescriptionSR Information SpecialistAre you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as a - Senior Information Specialist -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.OBJECTIVES/PURPOSE The SR Information Specialist's role within the Takeda Library Services group will have daily interactions with many of Takeda's internal functions, including Research and Development, Regulatory, Pharmacovigilance, Business Development, and Medical Affairs. External interactions will include contractors, service suppliers, publishers, and licensing authorities. -The SR Information Specialist is expected to have at least 2-3 years of experience in searching scientific and business databases within the life sciences. - Strong skills in project management, research & analysis, outreach and training, customer service, and the information sciences main sub-disciplines are also required. The position requires analytic skills, a high-level aptitude for data collection, excellent communication skills, and experience in setting and managing stakeholder expectations. The role is a critical position, demanding experience in a global setting and ability to engage global stakeholders across various time zones & cultures.ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Ability to think strategically to maximize impact of the library and information center
  • Identification and evaluation of future tools to improve current information processes
  • Experience with organizational outreach to educate colleagues about available resources and how to use them
  • Demonstrated ability to form strong cross-functional working relationships.
  • Consistent follow-through and ability to collaborate with colleagues, vendors and key stakeholders to drive execution of the library strategy and plan
  • Knowledge of copyright requirements a plus
  • Strategic planning and results-oriented execution
  • Flexibility to deliver in high-pressure situations and with short deadlinesEDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS
    • BS in the life sciences; MS preferred
    • 2-3 years of experience in a corporate library or knowledge management setting, preferably within biotech/pharma
    • Proficiency with complex database searching, Microsoft Office, basic HTML, CRM tools, and other library application software
    • In-depth knowledge of scientific publications, competitive intelligence resources and other business publications
    • Excellent presentation skillsVACCINATION REQUIREMENTS:
      • Effective November 1, 2021, absent an approved religious or medical reason, all US office-based and lab-based Takeda employees who work fully on-site or in a hybrid model (as determined by Takeda) must be fully vaccinated to work at a Takeda site or to engage with Takeda colleagues or anyone else on behalf of Takeda. As of the same date, absent an approved religious or medical reason, US field-based employees, employees must be fully vaccinated in order to continue in their current roles. - US employees who work at a Takeda manufacturing facility, and those who work at a BioLife center or BioLife lab, may be subject to different guidelines. Candidates are encouraged to speak with their recruiter to seek further information on the applicable guidelines for the Business Unit/Function for which they have applied.TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS
        • Relevant travelWHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU
          • 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 ProgramsEmpowering Our People to ShineDiscover more at takedajobs.comNo Phone Calls or Recruiters Please.EEO StatementTakeda 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.LocationsBoston, MAWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time

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