Posted to MedZilla on 11/13/2019

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MA, Advisory, Ethics & Compliance, Global Oncology R0010851-MZ


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Job Description

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as Advisory, Ethics and Compliance, Global Oncology in our Cambridge, MA office.

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 an Advisory, Ethics and Compliance, Global Oncology working on the Ethics & Compliance, Global Oncology 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


  • Provide proactive business engagement and support to commercial, medical, or other relevant functions
  • Assist with the evolution and development of support to ex-US OBU businesses (i.e., Eucan OBU), including closer liaison with LOC E&C colleagues, ensuring alignment and consistency in advisory support across all ex-US territories
  • Provide dedicated support to OBU groups that engage patients and patient organizations as a core part of their role, including Patient Advocacy and Corporate Communications
  • Assist with the creation and implementation of a field-engagement awareness and monitoring plan
  • Increase business acumen by obtaining therapeutic and product knowledge to support current and pipeline products
  • Provide input into global E&C Policies/SOPs, initiatives or programs as relevant and interface with other E&C teams for OBU support
  • Support OBU in shaping the organizational mindset around the PTRB (Patient-Trust-Reputation-Business)-Model to firmly embed ethical decision-making principles
  • External facing - align OBU Advisory engagement with evolving Ethics & Compliance trends (PhRMA, OIG, DOJ, SEC, PCF)


  • Proven experience in healthcare and healthcare compliance - 8 years and more preferred
  • Minimum 5 years compliance experience, obtained preferably and primarily in the advisory area
  • While specific compliance advisory experience is strongly preferred, substantive experience gained in a legal role(s) where the handling of compliance-related matters form part of such role(s) would also be considered
  • Strong understanding of US pharma market - minimum 3-5 years US pharma experience
  • Working knowledge of ex-US pharma strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of key laws, regulations and industry best practice standards
  • Experience in aligning potential, present and future compliance risks related to the business, including risk identification, controls & risk mitigation of potential non-compliance
  • Deep insights into ethical business decision making and very strong stakeholder-facing interactions and informal leadership abilities


  • 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
  • Community Outreach Programs

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