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Global Value Chain Environmental Sustainability Strategy Lead (HYBRID)

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Medford
Posted on: November 24, 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 Privacy Notice and Terms of Use. I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge.Job DescriptionAbout the role:Exciting opportunity to join Takeda's active and growing Environmental Sustainability Team as we develop and implement thoughtful strategies to minimize our environmental footprint while supporting our mission to develop and deliver life-saving medications to patients

  • Newly-created and visible role responsible for leading the development of Takeda's strategy to reduce environmental impacts associated with Takeda's value chain, including driving Scope 3 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to net zero before 2040
    • Lead team in determining priorities for company action, supplier engagement, and Scope 3 emissions measurement and accounting to achieve GHG reduction targets
    • Collaborate with industry peers and other global partners to improve Scope 3 global data transparency and accelerate the development of Scope 3 emissions accounting protocols for the pharma industry
    • How you will contribute:
      • Support the Global Head of Environmental Sustainability (ES) in determining and implementing Takeda's ES Strategy with primary responsibility for Scope 3 emissions
      • Lead project team(s) in the development of a Scope 3 strategy and associated net-zero road map. Includes the development of program goals, charters, project plans, goals, communications, and tools.
      • Work with important partners (e.g., Procurement, Logistics, Legal, Finance, HR) and within Takeda's business structure to guide progress toward ES goals
      • Identify, address and resolve project challenges, keeping leadership informed of important considerations
      • Assist important Takeda partners and suppliers in implementing thoughtful strategies to incorporate ES considerations in applicable processes to achieve GHG emissions reductions and other ES goals.
      • Maintain strategic agreement between multiple partners to ensure progress toward ES goals while supporting operations
      • Maintain high performance and morale of team through the leadership of direct reports and collaboration with main partners
      • Ensure the development and continuous improvement of data and reporting systems needed to support goal accomplishment including meeting external reporting and assurance requirements
        • Technical/Functional (Line) Expertise
          • Proven history as a successful environmental sustainability change agent - within a similar business/industry
          • Lead and motivate different teams
          • Experience and subject matter expertise in Scope 3 GHG emissions reduction strategies, measurement, and reporting
          • Familiarity with life cycle assessment (LCA) concepts and life cycle thinking and understanding of its application to Scope 3 emissions
          • A demonstrated understanding of environmental sustainability guidelines - as related to climate change, water stewardship, and waste management/minimization accounting and reporting
          • Demonstrated experience managing complex projects and driving change across a business using indirect resources
          • Understanding of procurement systems, supplier engagement practices, and value chain sustainability challenges
          • Experience building support for business changes through the development of strategic partnershipsDecision-making and Autonomy
            • Confidence to propose new programs, support, and make decisions required to meet goals. The integrity that inspires making the right decisions to protect our reputationInteraction
              • Experience collaborating with teams, external organizations, and team members.
              • Gain support from partners for sustainability programs, experience, and subject matter knowledge.Innovation
                • Support the Global Head of Environmental Sustainability to maintain knowledge of relevant value chain sustainability ideas and best practices. Share knowledge of current and latest sustainability requirements and develop processes to monitor new developments, requirements, and promising innovations
                • Willingness to embrace data/digital, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and automation to improve processesComplexity
                  • Identify the main activities within the annual plan but also react immediately to those unplanned issues requiring response (ex. reputation or compliance issues).
                  • Meet requirements and deadlines from multiple team members.What you bring to Takeda:
                    • Bachelor's degree in scientific fields such as Environmental, Sustainability, Chemistry, or Engineering.
                    • 5 or more years of relevant environmental sustainability, supply chain and/or product life cycle experience, or equivalent consulting experience
                    • 5 plus years of environmental sustainability experience in a site or corporate role in the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry or industry of similar complexity and structure
                    • Subject matter expertise in improving value chain environmental sustainability, including experience with influencing supplier behavior to lead to reductions in scope 3 GHG emissions
                    • Experience in the pharmaceutical, healthcare, or related industries and corporate level sustainability/ESG experienceWhat 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 reimbursementImportant ConsiderationsAt Takeda, our patients rely on us to deliver quality products. As a result, we must follow strict rules in our manufacturing facilities to ensure we are not endangering the quality of the product. In this role, you may:
                        • Work in a controlled environment requiring special gowning and wearing protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet and body. This may include additional hearing protection for loud areas.
                        • Need to remove all make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish and/or artificial fingernails while in the manufacturing environment.
                        • Work in a cold, wet environment.
                        • Work multiple shifts, including weekends, or be asked to work supplemental hours, as necessary.
                        • Work around chemicals such as alcohol, acids, buffers and Celite that may require respiratory protection.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.In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, -Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.
                          #ZR1EEO 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.LocationsLexington, MAWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time

Keywords: Takeda Pharmaceutical, Medford , Global Value Chain Environmental Sustainability Strategy Lead (HYBRID), Other , Medford, Oregon

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