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Scientific Executive

High Wycombe, United Kingdom, London, United Kingdom, Paddington, United Kingdom


Takeda fosters a collaborative and stimulating work environment filled with opportunity and the chance to make a difference in people's lives. It is a workplace driven by integrity, one of Takeda’s long-held values that extends to both the patients we serve and our employees who develop and deliver medicines. Across our company, Takeda employees bring together diverse strengths that together create a stronger whole.

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  • A strong, borderless team, we strive together towards our priorities and inspiring mission.

  • Bold initiatives, continuous improvement, and creativity are at the heart of how we bring scientific breakthroughs from the lab to patients.

  • Since 1781, the values of Takeda-ism (Integrity, Fairness, Honesty, and Perseverance) have guided everything we do—from decision-making to interacting with patients.

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  • Aligning our actions and decisions with our priorities (Patient, Trust, Reputation, and Business) and core values is the foundation of our workplace culture.

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Scientific Executive

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Job ID R0011022 Date posted 08/12/2019 Location High Wycombe, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom; Paddington, United Kingdom

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Job Description

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 UK- Winners of the prestigious PMEA Company of the Year Award 2018.

Due to an exciting time of growth at Takeda, we have several new openings in our Medical Department including two positions of Scientific Executive based from our UK offices initially in Wooburn Green, Bucks, moving to London Paddington in January 2020.

As a Scientific Executive reporting into the Medical information Manager you will be empowered to provide high quality scientific support to a specific therapy area. You will learn from working with a highly experienced collaborative medical team and due to our continued expansion will receive extensive development opportunity,

To be successful you will need a minimum of 2 year’s medical information experience in a Pharmaceutical company with in-depth knowledge of compliance requirements.

Aligned to specific therapy areas, will provide high quality scientific support. Keeping up to date with the literature in relevant therapy areas, the individual will be responsible for collating, summarizing and presenting data on important topics (Takeda & competitor) to extended brand team members. They will also identify and verify references for use in promotional and non-promotional materials, undertaking bespoke literature searches and providing a range of internal training.

Key Skills and experience required

  • Previous experience in a medical affairs role within a Pharma company.
  • Pharmacy or science degree with ability to review and evaluate scientific publications, communicating key messages.
  • Ability to work under pressure, making decisions to solve problems accurately and confidently.
  • Team player with the desire to work in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Highly adaptable, able to respond to changing priorities.
  • Desire to put people first and demonstrate the values of Takeda-ism

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 realise 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. Discover more at

What Takeda Can Offer You

To further support and inspire our employees, our benefits include: Competitive basic salary, Bonus, Contributory Pension Scheme, Private Health Cover and Life Assurance.

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High Wycombe, Great Britain

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