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Information Technology Development Program (ITDP) Analyst

Job ID R0051277 Date posted Dec. 01, 2021 Location Boston, Massachusetts

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Job Description

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire and empower you to shine? Join Takeda as an ITDP Analyst! At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D driven market leadership and being a value led company. 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.

Early Talent Rotational Programs at Takeda offer college graduates the unique opportunity of full-time employment structured to experience rotations with a strong focus on personal development, technical skill building, mentorship, and networking. Early Talent Program members begin their Takeda careers in a supportive, structured environment that encourages self-directed learning and promotes accelerated growth. Upon successful completion of all rotations, the program guides graduates to identify the next step in their Takeda careers. 

The Information Technology Development Program (ITDP) is a 27-month program that provides aspiring IT professionals with a range of unique rotation experiences across a variety of Global IT domains. ITDP Analysts develop their careers through a series of three, nine-month rotations in various US locations (including, but not limited to MA and IL. International assignments may also be available for a limited number of ITDPs.)

Program features include:

  • ITDP Analysts are assigned peer and professional mentors during the program to help introduce them to Takeda’s culture, the values and goals of the ITDP.
  • Through formal training and on-the-job experiences, the program is committed to developing analyst‘s technical, leadership, and teamwork skills while exposing them to Takeda’s technologies, product lines, and global markets.
  • ITDPs attend a yearly Summit event with all rotational program members across Takeda for collaboration, development, and networking.

Rotations are assigned based on business needs, while matching employee skills and development goals. ITDP rotations may span a wide variety of business and technology domains supporting Takeda's data and digital strategy. Roles may include aspects related to Takeda's shift to a product-centric model and agile methodologies, migration to cloud and technology modernization, data and analytics, architecture, product and platform management, and cybersecurity. Assignments are designed to challenge ITDPs to grow professionally, expand their knowledge of business and technology, learn to adapt quickly, and add value in each rotation.

Program Timeline

  • Program Start date for the next ITDP cohort is Monday, July 11th, 2022.
  • Expected Program Completion date is October 2024.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Information Technology/ Information Systems or related field. Degree to be completed before expected program start date.
  • 3.0 GPA or higher.
  • Must be a US citizen, lawful permanent resident of the US or otherwise authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future.
  • Minimum 1 relevant internship and/or co-op experience required.


  • Passion for improving patients lives and healthcare advancement
  • Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication, organization, prioritization of tasks and behaviors that contribute to positive team dynamics
  • Critical/analytical thinking that drives conclusions and problem resolution
  • A self-starter with demonstrated campus and/or community leadership experience
  • Exhibits leadership skills including personal accountability, decision quality, customer focus, drive for results, with integrity and trust
  • Geographic mobility and willingness to potentially rotate through different US regions
  • Flexibility and willingness to try different roles in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills, experience with cross-cultural and virtual collaboration environments preferred.
  • Demonstrate examples of being a risk taker and initiator
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and work under pressure

This job posting excludes CO applicants

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.

EEO Statement

Takeda 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.


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