Gene Therapy Business Operations Lead (m/f)

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Takeda is the leading biotech company in rare diseases and sees a significant need for rare disease innovation. One example is Takeda’s Gene Therapy Center Austria. In the past years the company has established a solid gene therapy platform based on adeno-associated viruses, which comprises vector optimization, analytical assays, scale-up expertise and a GMP-compliant production process. The experience gained in the process is also offered to external partners.

About the role:
Together with the team, leads and defines the business strategy for gene therapy
Coordinates innovation strategy, continuous improvement and performance optimization initiatives for Gene Therapy Center Austria (GTCA) to improve the platform
Collects relevant business Intelligence and conducts scouting of GT relevant technologies
Supports legal and contractual efforts for CMO agreements and relevant development partnerships
Owns GTCA cost structure for external development projects and CMO programs
Owns and manages the GTCA governance process, in alignment with other relevant departmens and forums
Provides business operation services to GTCA
Routinely interfaces with all areas of management to ensure aligned progress and path forward.
Develops and maintains strong relationships at various levels with partners
Facilitates opportunities for GTCA to enhance its presence in relevant forums, industry meetings and with potential external partners

Skills you need:
Master’s degree in natural sciences or a degree in business combined with relevant experience in gene therapy/pharma/biotech
Solid experience (7+ years) in technical and cross-functional project teams
Experience in integrating related disciplinary knowledge
General Technical Operations and Process Development experience including clinical development, commercialization supply operations, regulatory and compliance experience, hands on technical experience would all be a great benefit to the role
High drive, can-do attitude and a commitment to efficient processes and contributing to a high-performing team
Proven ability to effectively communicate internally and externally
Excellent presentations skills

As a leading global biotechnology company we have one mission every day: to lastingly improve the lives of people living with rare diseases. Crucial to our mission are our employees – our biggest asset – who enjoy a range of benefits and career opportunities, such as trainee and training programs, job rotations, apprenticeships, work-life balance (certified family friendly), company kindergarten, wellness center, cafeteria, etc. Here you can learn more about Takeda in Austria.

We offer outstanding opportunities to motivated people regardless of your gender, age, skin color, ethnicity, sexual orientation or physical handicaps. Diversity is part of our success.

The minimum salary for this position is € 4.225,44 gross per month (full-time); increased payment is possible. We are looking forward to your application!

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Takeda is an industry-leading, global pharmaceutical company with an unwavering dedication to putting patients at the center of everything we do. We live our values of Takeda-ism – Integrity, Fairness, Honesty, and Perseverance – and are united by our mission to strive towards Better Health and a Brighter Future for people worldwide through leading innovation in medicine. Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. At Takeda, you will make an impact on people’s lives – including your own.