The Director of R&D Business Architecture e-Solutions is responsible for the business architecture and IT capability management function for the end-to-end e-Solutions Platform to meet the comprehensive needs of key R&D business stakeholders as a priority. The incumbent will provide the business with hands-on support, general consulting and technical advisory services as needed to formulate and deliver on a global eSolutions platform strategy that will transform Otsuka’s R&D business Operations. The role will effectively partner and collaborate with the OIT Business Information Management leader and key cross-functional business stakeholders to define and measure the value proposition and ROI of e-solutions Platform. The role will coordinate system and data integration, collaborate with clinical teams and external parties (ex. CROs, Technology vendors as applicable etc.), IT business information managers, leadership, technology delivery, Otsuka Data sciences, Application support and technical/solution architecture function in providing overall direction and architecture of e-solutions platform suite to enable effective delivery of Platform strategies. As a subject matter expert, the Director is responsible for the alignment of business models, development of business/technical processes and framework, tool suite selection and high-level design, and overall methodology of Platform execution. This role will own, evaluate, evolve, presents findings and recommendations to facilitate effective and timely decision-making as it relates to strategic eSolutions capability and associated implementation roadmaps. The Director is also accountable for use of various architectural methods the capability design models and related tasks including functional maps, solution to capability mapping, fit-gap analysis to help develop transformative and customer centric blue-prints jointly with Clinical Business Information Manager in close consultation with various business and IT stakeholders. As one of the most critical success factors, this role must partner and collaborate with the OIT Business Information Manager to promote common understanding and messaging of the goals and objectives of the ePlatform - internally and externally, to ensure alignment, prioritization and manage technical demand to meet strategic imperatives. The role is responsible to define, manage and organize in a secure and compliant manner Enterprise Data Assets to deliver sustainable and extendable eSolutions across the enterprise removing boundaries and silos.
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Travel (approximately 25% global)
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company is a global healthcare company with the corporate philosophy: “Otsuka-people creating new products for better health worldwide.” Otsuka researches, develops, manufactures and markets innovative products, with a focus on pharmaceutical products to meet unmet medical needs and nutraceutical products for the maintenance of everyday health.
In pharmaceuticals, Otsuka is a leader in the challenging area of mental health and also has research programs on several under-addressed diseases including tuberculosis, a significant global public health issue. These commitments illustrate how Otsuka is a “big venture” company at heart, applying a youthful spirit of creativity in everything it does.
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company is a subsidiary of Otsuka Holdings Co., Ltd. headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. The Otsuka group of companies employed 45,000 people worldwide and had consolidated sales of approximately USD 11 billion (€ 9.9 billion) in 2016.
All Otsuka stories start by taking the road less travelled. Learn more about Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company on its global website at www.otsuka.co.jp/en. Learn more about Otsuka in the U.S. at www.otsuka-us.com.
This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the people assigned to this position. It is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to the position. Otsuka reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.