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What makes a successful member of our team? Check out the top traits we are looking for and see if you have the right mix

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Engage Others Motivates and influences others to gain support for ideas, strategies and actions in service to providing superior pharmaceutical products to patients; provides appropriate background so that messages are meaningful with audiences.

Collaboration Establishes productive relationships and partners with others across the organization to ensure common understanding of objectives and achieve shared goals.

Drive for Results Holds self and others accountable for delivering on commitments that align with our short- and long-term goals, never forgetting the end result is to help patients through innovation in medicine.

Strategic Approach Makes sound decisions that are consistent with our mission, values and organizational objectives.

Lead Change Proactively evaluates, promotes, and initiates change that creates value for patients, the organization, and our shareholders.

Self Awareness Seeks feedback from others, modifies self-perceptions and actions based on this feedback, and actively develops skills and behaviors to enhance contribution.

Develop Capabilities Seeks opportunities to develop oneself and others so that we can continue to achieve sustained growth.


  • Teamwork

    Takeda builds strong, borderless and empowered teams through fairness and promoting shared goals. By working together, we optimize energy and can lead the change for a better world.

  • Innovation

    Takeda implements bold initiatives on a daily basis by striving for continuous improvement and encouraging enthusiasm and creativity. This value speaks to attracting the best minds in the industry that are committed to delivering novel therapies to patients worldwide.

  • Diversity

    Takeda respects and includes a broad range of people and ideas in its daily operations. Our organization encourages each individual to act with empathy and to apply their unique skills to realize the company’s true potential.

  • Passion

    Takeda's drive comes from perseverance, urgency and a strong desire to contribute to patients. We put this passion to work in everything we do and demonstrate courage to fight for ideas and objectives to raise the quality of our solutions, create stronger ties with our stakeholders, and deliver results.

  • Commitment

    Takeda works to meet its responsibilities to stakeholders on a daily basis. We provide adequate support and challenge to ensure we deliver high-quality solutions that help more people around the world.

  • Transparency

    Takeda appropriately shares information and promotes honest, sincere dialogue with stakeholders to build trust. This trust enables us to strengthen our relationships with employees and external communities.


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More than 30,000 Takeda employees working in more than 70 countries are committed to improving quality of life for patients, who remain at the center of everything we do. Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited is a global, research and development-driven organization working internally and with external partners to translate science into life-changing medicines. Takeda focuses on the core therapeutic areas of oncology, gastroenterology, central nervous system and providing vaccines that address the most important infectious diseases. Novel products, especially in oncology and gastroenterology, as well as our presence in emerging markets, fuel our growth.

Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. ranks among the top 15 pharmaceutical companies in the United States. Our larger U.S. offices are in Cambridge, MA, Deerfield, IL, and San Diego, CA. Research & Development employees in our Cambridge location focus on oncology, gastroenterology, immunomodulation, biologics, translational research, and external innovation. In March 2016, we opened our newest space at 300 Massachusetts Avenue, featuring 230,000 square feet of state-of-the-art office and lab space.

While Takeda is enjoying tremendous growth as an emerging global leader in the pharmaceutical industry, we remain ever mindful of our commitment to serve people worldwide by striving toward better health through leading innovation in medicine. In short, we are a passionate team doing important work that impacts patients’ lives. If you are driven to create better health and a brighter future, join us!


Position Summary

Director has the responsibility of evaluating, qualifying and testing wearable device technologies in clinical trials to augment data collection. This role is essential to provide new data streams and contribute to deep patient phenotyping.

Duties and Responsibilities:

•  Works with internal and external stakeholders to find optimal technological solutions and designs execution plans to address specific development program needs

·Directs all aspects of wearable device work including identification of appropriate technologies, external partners, designing strategy and execution and partnering with other functional lines to have the experiments executed

·Manages through change to adopt novel technological approaches and devices

·Develops and maintains a network of external partners to facilitate device implementation, data collection and analysis using wearable technologies in clinical trials

·Critically evaluates technologies, applications, identifies risks and develops mitigation plans for device deployment in clinical trials

·Responsible for development of data analysis plans, collaborates to get the data analysis completed and interprets the results

·Provides contributions to regulated documents including study protocols, informed consent forms and regulatory filings

·Works with external partners to monitor the external eco system for emerging technologies and novel data sources, critically evaluates novel technologies  and provides recommendations for implementation

·Leads critical evaluation and prioritization of potential number partnerships and business opportunities

·Facilitates driving an internal process towards creating an optimal infrastructure to accommodate wearable data collection and analysis

·Partners with data management to establish data workflow process, appropriate internal infrastructure, assess applicability of data standards and facilitates data mapping to the databases

·Writes reports, initiates and reviews internal and external documentation. Presents at external and internal scientific forums.



Experience: MS with 10+ /PhD with 5+ years of industry experience

  • Relevant biotech, pharma or device industry experience is a must that includes device evaluation or drug development clinical trials
  • Clinical science background with proven record of designing and executing clinical experiments is highly desirable
  • Strong scientific and business acumen, strong analytical skills and ability to work independently
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong internal and external partnerships, manage by influence to drive the process with the end result in mind
  • Hands on experience with different types and formats of the data, working knowledge of data standards and regulatory requirements
  • Familiarity with biomedical device regulation including the FDA 510K process
  • Ability to adapt to quickly changing environment, multitask and prioritize multiple projects
  • Practical knowledge of GxP regulations and legal requirements
  • Ability to work collaboratively and influence others in a matrix setting
  • Strong organizational and project management skills, attention to detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work in a global, multi-cultural environment


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