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Ethics and Compliance Learning Lead

Boston, Massachusetts, Zurich, Switzerland


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Ethics and Compliance Learning Lead

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Job ID R0015930 Date posted 01/20/2020 Location Boston, Massachusetts; Zurich, Switzerland

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Job Description

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.

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and support your career?

If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us!


Ethics & Compliance (E&C) focuses on what the organization needs by ensuring

  • Ethical behaviour plays a fundamental role in risk mitigation
  • Being a forward-thinking leader in risk identification and mitigation
  • Building a modern function supporting achievement of Takeda’s Vision 2025

E&C will respond rapidly to changing environment and business needs, it is close to internal stakeholders, and encourages ethical behaviour in line with Takeda’s values. By working in an agile manner E&C ensures the balance between stable structures, governance, processes and systems, and dynamic approaches to delivering innovative solutions to appropriately manage our risks.

E&C commits to

  • Act as role model for Takeda's values, ethics and values-based decision making, fostering this mindset in clients, partners and team
  • Enable the organization to take decisions which are ethical and in line with our priorities of Patient, Trust, Reputation, and Business
  • Collaborate across all E&C teams and partner with stakeholders in BU / BF to embed ethics and compliance as part of the way everyone works at Takeda


  • Creating and implementing cross-functional, values-based E&C programs that enhance Takeda’s corporate culture
  • Support the development of an E&C culture and learning program content and initiatives based on the requirements of the business, applying latest thinking in learning to ensure efficiency and effectiveness
  • Monitor and identify operational changes required that allow the desired behaviours to thrive and support business performance moving forward
  • Influence and drive the strategic direction of the Ethics & Compliance learning proposition including establishing an E&C learning strategy, training methodology and impact assessment aligned with the company’s learning approach
  • Effectively manager the Takeda Values Ambassador Network including training needs and program development
  • Using external and internal insight to shape the strategic intent and vision for the learning proposition and continually seek ways to improve value and the learner experience
  • Identify training and learning opportunities and development needs across the E&C organization and develop the capability framework structure
  • Contribute to devleopment of all methodologies, learning frameworks and approaches for the E&C learning curricula and develop a process for how to continually review, curate, update and measure it
  • Support the E&C community on matters of training methodology and sharing of tools and best practices


  • Strong influencing and stakeholder management / engagement across different functions
  • Demonstrates ability to deliver results in a global matrix organization
  • Shows high degree of curiosity and creativity in dealing with situations and topics
  • Experience in change management efforts in global and complex organizations
  • Works with a varied set of tools and channels (e-learn, workshops, group case studies, communication campaigns, role plays) to drive desired behaviors in a values-based culture


  • 6-8 years of relevant experience in culture, learning and development programs
  • Has a background in behavioral science including having implemented solutions building on this in corporate environments
  • Preferably has experience in design thinking and can apply to support problem solving and development of learning solutions
  • Strong program / project management experience within a corporate environment and at a global level
  • Communicates effectively with a range of audiences and networks effectively at a senior level
  • Strong program management and stakeholder management skills
  • Understanding of learning technologies including e-learning and virtual learning techniques


Zurich, Switzerland

Boston, MA

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