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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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  • Our communities

    Rushing Toward a Cure (RTC) launched in 2006 in partnership with the Patriots Radio Network (WBZ 98.5) and our local chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). With RTC, Takeda Oncology contributes a set financial donation to the LLS for every 100 rushing yards gained by New England during the pre, regular and post-seasons. This money helps fund vital blood cancer research, patient services and education programs.


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!


  • Responsible for clinical supply strategy, execution and program management for Takeda global clinical programs in assigned therapeutic area/areas, supporting clinical strategy defined in Global Development Plans
  • Responsible for Global Clinical Trial Supply Chain financial planning/forecasting and budget management for assigned therapeutic areas.Responsible for administrative budget oversight for direct and indirect reports.
  • Represents Global Clinical Trial Supply Chain at therapeutic area level as primary point of contact for Therapeutic Area Heads, internal stakeholders and vendors
  • Responsible for functional leadership for clinical supply program management, including hiring, training, staff assignments, coaching, mentoring, and performance management (including compliance) in a matrix environment.


  • Collaborates with key stakeholders in Development Operations and TAUs to define operational strategy for clinical supply support ofclinical programs, including risk management and contingency planning for supply activities.Responsible for on-time, on-budget delivery of clinical supplies in support of studies in assigned TAs.
  • Ensures clinical supply process and work product is compliant with global regulatory and compliance requirements for clinical research, including but not limited to US CFR, EU Directives, local country requirements and ICH GMP.
  • Direct management of Clinical Supply Program Managers including those with direct reports
  • Provides central point of contact for Global Clinical Trial Supply Chain to Therapeutic Area staff, Strategic Project Management, Therapeutic Areas Leads, CMSO Global Project Leaders and Finance for strategy, planning, issue management, and program execution information.
  • Responsible for global budget planning/forecasting and management for assigned therapeutic areas.
  • Maintains current therapeutic area knowledge and continually assesses impact of new and evolving information on operational strategies
  • Escalates issues related to quality, timelines and budget and provides recommendations to upper management for resolution of these issues.Represents Global Clinical Trial Supply Chain in cross-functional strategic initiatives/ forums.
  • Supports Global Clinical Trial Supply Chain strategic planning and vendor selection by defining the needs for key therapeutic areas and ensuring the varied needs of the portfolio are covered.
  • Leads Global Clinical Trial Supply Chain, or CMCC initiatives for process, technology or other continuous improvement to achieve cost-reduction, time-savings, efficiency, quality and/or other business objectives.
  • Responsible for functional leadership in global clinical supply program management, including both direct line management (hiring, training, staff assignments, coaching, mentoring, and performance management) and indirect management of global clinical supply staff in a matrix environment.
  • Acts as a role model for Takeda´s values



  • Bachelors Degree or international equivalent required, Life Sciences preferred.Advanced degree highly desirable.
  • 10+ years of pharmaceutical experience with at least 7 years experience in supply chain.Experience in more than one therapeutic area highly desired.
  • Expert knowledge of global regulatory and compliance requirements for clinical supplies, including but not limited to US CFR, EU Directives, local country requirements and GMP.
  • Global/International experience required, including ability to manage intercultural regionally based teams and fluent business English skills (oral and written).
  • Experience in successful change management (strategy, initiation, development and implementation of important, organization wide changes).


  • Requires approximately 5-10% travel, including overnight and international travel to other Takeda sites, packaging vendors, and project related travel.

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