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Global Medical Ethics & Compliance Advisory Lead

Boston, Massachusetts
Start date
Mar 26, 2023

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Regulatory, Legal/Compliance
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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Job Description

About the role:

Ethics & Compliance (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 solutions to manage our risks. Join Takeda as a Global Medical Ethics & Compliance Advisory Lead where you will collaborate across all Global Medical teams and partner with E&C colleagues in BU / BF to embed ethics and compliance as part of the way everyone works at Takeda. As part of the E&C Global Medical & GPLS Team, you will report to the Head E&C Global Medical & GPLS.

How you will contribute:

  • Ensure Global Medical has the required Takeda-aligned elements of an effective E&C program. Support the evaluation and enhancement of the Global Medical E&C program on an annual basis.

  • Gain agreement with senior Global Medical and Region/Country E&C colleagues to resolve E&C relevant matters.

  • Identify potential E&C risks areas within Global Medical and provide general guidance on mitigation strategies/options. Present relevant topics to the Global Medical Leadership Team.

  • Lead discussions and help shape Global Medical's organizational mindset around Takeda's Values: Takeda-ism and PTRB (Patient-Trust-Reputation-Business)-Model to firmly embed ethical decision-making principles.

  • Develop and implement policies, procedures, and other guidance documents to support the Global Medical E&C program in alignment with company risks and code/regulatory obligations.

  • Help implement an annual enterprise and local risk assessment process. Collaborate with Global Medical to define and track mitigation actions.

  • Coordinate and develop materials for Global Medical E&C Risk Ethics & Compliance Committee meetings (e.g. - external benchmarking, internal compliance metrics)

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Minimum 8 years of legal or compliance experience, of which at least 6 years in the pharmaceutical industry.

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Experience with Global Codes of Practice, US PhRMA Code, health care laws/regulations

  • Experience with laws, regulations and industry guidance that affect the pharmaceutical industry including OIG and PhRMA guidelines, healthcare standard operating procedures, anti-bribery laws, and state price reporting statutes

  • Experience managing potential, present and future compliance risks related to the business, including risk identification, controls & risk mitigation of potential non-compliance

  • Experience using ethical decision-making

What Takeda can offer you:

  • Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision

  • Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan

  • 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 and company match of charitable contributions

  • Family Planning Support

  • Flexible Ways of Working

  • Tuition reimbursement

More about us:

At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

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

EEO Statement

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.


Boston, MA

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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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