Is Takeda the Place For You?
We are a purpose-driven and patient-centric organization. Our mission is to provide medicines that give people hope — hope of better health and a brighter future. To enable this, we foster a working environment where employees are empowered to respond in the best way to the needs of our patients, whatever and wherever they are. Working with us, you will make a positive impact on people’s lives every day — including your own.
Meaningful Careers and Stimulating Work
We take our mission seriously. It’s a responsibility that motivates and inspires all of us. And whether you have decades of pharmaceutical experience or are a recent university graduate, you can begin a meaningful and dynamic career at Takeda in many areas, including:
- Research and Development
- Medical Affairs
- Market Access
- Manufacturing, Supply, and Quality Assurance
- Corporate Functions (Regulatory Affairs, HR, Finance, Procurement, Legal and many more)
Personal and Professional Growth
To continue meeting the needs of patients, we empower our people to take charge of their futures. We strive to provide transformational opportunities for every employee according to their abilities and passions. Here, you will receive support from our leaders, your colleagues, and the projects you work on to enable you to realize your potential.
Our global career development programs include:
- Accelerator Program: Early career, high-potential employees may be selected for career acceleration with a focus on international and cross-functional exposure.
- President’s Forum: The next generation of leaders connects with our CEO and other senior executives for workshops, discussions, and one-on-one coaching.
- Takeda Leadership Program: This program brings together cross-functional leaders for a dynamic development program with the goal of elevating our leadership capabilities.
A Collaborative and Entrepreneurial Culture
Takeda is unwavering in our commitment to patients. With the patient at the center of everything we do, we continue to innovate and drive changes that will better their lives. World-class R&D, manufacturing, and market access fuel our business performance and state of continuous improvement.
As we grow, we need individuals who are inspired by our mission, can adapt quickly to change, and want to work across regions, business units, and functions. We encourage an entrepreneurial spirit, agile thinking, and collaborative working. We offer an environment that values trust, respect, and where we support each other to move our organization forward, together.
A Diverse and Inclusive Network of Global Colleagues
With employees geographically spread across six continents, we truly are a global company with many teams working across time zones. We strive to have a workplace as diverse as the patients we serve, and are committed to embracing our differences and valuing different perspectives. Our employees have the possibility to develop and thrive in a diverse, inclusive organization.
Takeda Top 3
- We will empower you to realize your potential
- We encourage innovation and an entrepreneurial mindset
- Diversity and inclusion is valued here
“I am proud to work for a company that values the importance of diversity and aspires to create an inclusive workplace environment.”
Jenny C., Pharm.D., Vice President, Global Medical Affairs