Posted to MedZilla on 11/12/2019

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MA, Learning Development, Programs, Administration- Ethics & Compliance R0010849-MZ


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Job Description

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 realize 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 Futureto people around the world.

Here, you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission.

As a Learning Development, Programs, Administration- Ethics and Compliance working on the Ethics & Compliance, team, you will be empowered to embed ethics and compliance. In this role, you will contribute to Takeda s mission by acting as role model for Takeda's values, ethics and values-based decision-making. A typical day will include:


Ethics & Compliance (E&C) focuses on what the organization needs by ensuring

  • Ethical behavior plays a fundamental role in risk mitigation
  • Being a forward-thinking leader in risk identification and mitigation
  • Building a modern function supporting achievement of Takeda s Vision 2025

E&C will respond rapidly to changing environment and business needs, it is close to the market, and encourages ethical behavior in line with Takeda s values. By working in an agile manner E&C ensures the balance between stable structures, governance, processes and systems, and dynamic approaches to delivering innovative solutions to appropriately manage our risks.

E&C commits to

  • Act as role model for Takeda's values, ethics and values-based decision making, fostering this mindset in clients, partners and team
  • Enable the organization to take decisions which are ethical and in line with our priorities of Patient, Trust, Reputation, and Business
  • Collaborate across all E&C teams and partner with stakeholders in BU / BF to embed ethics and compliance as part of the way everyone works at Takeda


  • Assist in the management of the Compliance-specific training curriculum to be consistent with OIG regulatory guidance, IFPMA Code requirements and other applicable codes, laws, regulations and internal policies and procedures.
  • Perform an annual analysis, review and update, of compliance training to ensure consistency with USBU (US Business Unit) training strategies. Core strategic focus areas include: balancing training types, volume, and communications with a goal for awareness, access and adherence.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of a standardized evaluation process to measure curriculum standards and immediate training results, incorporating results into future training enhancements.
  • Assist in the management, design and development of compliance training deliverables, to align with the Compliance training strategic direction/vision, as well as industry research, best practices, and USBU needs.
  • Manage and build a collaborative network of relationships with other functional areas to identify areas of risk or compliance knowledge deficiency and develop Compliance training improvement recommendations.
  • Launch a periodic assessment of all training requirements for USBU employees through interviews, data analysis and other relevant methods. Develop recommendations for review at USBU Executive Leadership meetings concerning effectiveness, load, matrices, types, distribution, and completion performance. Implement approved recommendations.
  • Assist to identify and develop compliance training using a variety of instructional techniques and formats (e.g., e-learning courses, teleconference/webex trainings, PowerPoint presentations).
  • Review training materials for other functional areas for compliance with internal/external policy, law and regulation requirements
  • Conduct analysis to identify business opportunities and needs, to determine learning solutions for relevant Compliance training and awareness topics.
  • Administer Compliance training courses in the appropriate Learning Management System (LMS). Review and communicate training performance on Compliance-specific training.
  • Support the Global Compliance function on global training initiatives. Facilitate cross functional team meetings on a project-by-project basis.
  • Support other USBU Compliance initiatives at the direction of the Head, USBU E&C Learning.
  • Recommend a Non-GxP training governance model for the USBU; implement upon approval.
  • Liaise with other functional groups that create training requirements on USBU employees (Example GxP training requirements). Share consolidated USBU feedback concerning GxP training requirements placed on USBU employees. Collaborate on areas where opportunities exist to reduce training obligations or develop new channels for awareness and adherence.
  • Develop and administer a Non-GxP governance and document management process for all relevant Polices, SOPs, and other relevant documents.
  • Administer relevant training system(s) for Non-GxP training for all USBU employees. This includes assigning, monitoring and tracking course completions. Establish and maintain databases and training activity records compliant with Takeda s record retention requirement. Identify and analyze trends, produce statistical reports and make presentations to the senior management as directed by manager.
  • Launch additional training assessments and evaluations when required based on USBU Executive Team feedback


  • Demonstrates ability to deliver results
  • Able to work and deliver on deadlines while managing multiple projects and priorities effectively
  • Proven ability to work successfully with others and collaborate with cross functional areas to identify needs, provide guidance, and communicate solutions.
  • Ability to rapidly assimilate to new functional scope responsibilities
  • Strong customer service skills while interacting with all levels of management, field sales, marketing, marketing and sales vendors and partners.
  • Proven skills to transform ideas into conversations and materials that resonate (presentations, written documents, email, etc).
  • Consistently demonstrates the ability to deliver results


  • Bachelor s Degree required
  • Five years training experience in healthcare or the pharmaceutical industry strongly desired.
  • Experience in training program design/development and evaluation required.
  • Experience working with Learning Management Systems (LMS) administration and processes
  • Experience in all aspects of instructional design/development process (analysis, design, storyboard, audio/animation, development, implementation, and evaluation).
  • Experience in developing work plans and project plans or strong project management experience required
  • Effective oral and written communication skills required.
  • Require proven ability to work successfully with others and collaborate with cross functional areas to identify needs, provide guidance, and communicate solutions.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills required.
  • Require proven ability to work successfully with others and collaborate with cross functional areas to identify needs, provide guidance, and communicate solutions.
  • Must be able to demonstrate effective presentation skills.
  • Must have computer proficiency and able to utilize MS Office software (e.g., MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel) at an advanced level


  • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributions
  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
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