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Lead Content Steward, Medical Writing

Massachusetts - Virtual, Massachusetts
Start date
Mar 9, 2023

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Clinical, Medical Writing
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

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Lead Content Steward, Medical Writing

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as a Lead Content Steward, Medical Writing based remotely.

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 Future to people around the world.

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

As a Lead Content Steward, Medical Writing working on the Medical Writing team, you will be empowered to support development of structured content standards and related processes.


  • Supports development of structured content standards and related processes
  • Supports business SMEs to structure new document types and develop associated library content and information models in the evolving Structured Content Management (SCM) Platform.
  • Supports content analysis and strategy
  • Maintains library content and document templates
  • Works with guidance from the Content Management (CM) team and business functions to understand business needs for new content and document types
  • Works with the Content Architect to enable new document types and uses in the system


  • Collaborate with the Content Management Team Lead to define objectives for content management, library development, and content standards.
  • Partnering with subject matter experts (SME) in relevant business functions, support teams through the decision-making processes surrounding the evaluation and development of content design and library content, to identify content for standardization and optimization
  • Gain an understanding of content, process and standards related to the development of relevant document types and templates.
  • Establish and manage relationships with key stakeholders and partners at to support content-related initiatives”


  • Bachelor’s degree or related experience is required
  • 4+ years experience as a medical writer or editor in the pharmaceutical industry or equivalent experience
  • Experience and facility with a variety of software
  • Familiarity with basic concepts of information storage and retrieval
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to lead teams and work groups
  • Ability to work independently, takes initiative, and complete tasks and make deadlines

Base Salary Range: $101,500 -$145,000, based on candidate professional experience level. Employees may also be eligible for Short Term and Long-Term Incentive benefits as well. Employees are eligible to participate in Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k), Charitable Contribution Match, Holidays, Personal Days & Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement Program and Paid Volunteer Time Off.

In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.


  • 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

Empowering Our People to Shine

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Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.


Massachusetts - Virtual

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Takeda is a global, values-based, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical leader headquartered in Japan, committed to discover and deliver life-transforming treatments, guided by our commitment to patients, our people and the planet. Takeda focuses its R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas: Oncology, Rare Genetics and Hematology, Neuroscience, and Gastroenterology (GI). We also make targeted R&D investments in Plasma-Derived Therapies and Vaccines. We are focusing on developing highly innovative medicines that contribute to making a difference in people’s lives by advancing the frontier of new treatment options and leveraging our enhanced collaborative R&D engine and capabilities to create a robust, modality-diverse pipeline. Our employees are committed to improving quality of life for patients and to working with our partners in health care in approximately 80 countries and regions.

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