Posted to MedZilla on 4/27/2017

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MA, Talent Development and Organizational Effectiveness Partner 1601232-MZ


Working with the Head, Talent Development and Organizational Effectiveness, the TDOE Partner (Manager level) plays a significant role in the implementation of Takeda s global talent development and organizational effectiveness strategies. Specifically the position is responsible for implementing the people development philosophy, leadership framework and curriculum to develop and retain talent in support of Takeda s business objectives. This position ensures that the defined leadership development programs and OE initiatives are delivered consistently within several divisions.

This position is critical in ensuring that Takeda s workforce has the capabilities required to move the business through large scale transformation, growth and change at a rapid pace


  • Deliver leadership development and Management programs as well as facilitate OE initiatives.
  • Work with the Head of Talent Development and Organisational Effectiveness to determine the most effective development programs and curriculum for building leadership capabilities and competencies
    • Work with HR Business Partners (HRBPs) and business leadership to understand leadership development needs and ensure best practice sharing of tools and resources.
    • Ensure effective and consistent delivery of defined leadership development and organisational /team effectiveness programs across all affiliates within the region.
    • Leverage from the CoE and execute strategies to support executive leadership development, team development, and targeted individual development.
  • Roll out and deliver leadership and OE programs predominantly for this region / business, but also in other geographies based on business needs
  • Responsibility for ongoing implementation of assigned global programs and initiatives once deployed.
  • Design and develop local and regional based programs based on business leadership needs and instructional design best practices.
  • Consult with the HRBPs to understand the effectiveness of the content and program development projects led by Global Learning Solutions.
  • Support Best Employer Initiatives across businesses and sites in the US, aligned to the global program through rolling out new initiatives and programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • B.A. degree required (Human Resources or Business related major preferred)
  • Minimum of 6 years of progressive HR or learning and development experience
  • Obtain and maintain certifications as required to deliver programs
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge of learning and development principles and trends in the field
  • Experience of delivering leadership and Management programs
  • Strong knowledge of leadership and management theory
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Good business acumen
  • Outstanding presentation, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to engage with and influence at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work with a high degree of independence to plan, organize and implement multiple projects within time and budget constraints


  • Certifications in 360 Assessments, Team Assessments and Leadership Assessments a plus


  • Willingness to travel to various meetings or client sites, including overnight, international travel
  • Requires approximately 20-25% Travel

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