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Manager, Diversity & Inclusion in Clinical Trials

Massachusetts - Virtual, Massachusetts
Start date
Dec 7, 2023

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Clinical, Clinical Research, Clinical Trials
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

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Job Description

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company to inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as a Manager, Diversity & Inclusion in Clinical Trials based remotely reporting to the Head of Diversity & Inclusion in Clinical Trials.

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 accomplish their potential through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers, encourage innovation, and work toward excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to provide Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

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


Work with partners and team members to ensure the delivery of global trials with diverse patient populations representative of the anticipated population to be treated with the products in development. Allow study teams to conduct ongoing delivery of trials within timelines that contribute to operational planning and decisions resulting in predictable delivery for achieving R&D goals.

  • Support diversity and inclusion tactics for clinical trial programs.
  • Implement diversity and inclusion strategies based on disease demographics and population data.
  • Direct trial level efforts to ensure delivery of diverse participant populations in clinical trials representative of populations anticipated to be treated with the marketed product.
  • Conduct training and awareness programs to educate clinical operations staff on the importance of diversity in clinical trial populations.
  • Provide additional management support for accelerated programs/trials.


  • Improve the development of the diversity and inclusion tactics at the trial level.
  • Provide oversight and coaching to study teams to ensure diversity of clinical trial populations.
  • Work with Patient Recruitment and Retention to ensure the production of strategies are in place to attract diverse patient populations with established trial goals.
  • Oversee tracking and measurement of effectiveness and success of diversity strategies at the trial level through the collection and analysis of multiple data sources.
  • Monitor dashboard and metrics to track progress towards meeting trial-level metrics, therapeutic area metrics and company level metrics.
  • Partner and work with the other members of the Clinical Site Start-up & Engagement (CSSE) team team to meet the trial goals.
  • Be a role model for Takeda's values.
  • Provide perspective, insights, and knowledge to study teams during protocol design and planning.
  • Drive results that help embed diversity & inclusion in clinical trial principles into ways of working.
  • Distill complex issues and ideas down to simple comprehensible terms.


  • BS degree or international equivalent required; advanced degree is desirable.

  • 3+ years of experience in clinical operations, investigative site management, patient recruitment, data analytics, and trial optimization within a pharmaceutical company, CRO or other relevant vendor.

  • Experience developing investigative site and patient engagement strategies.

  • Demonstrate and explain unbiased data insights into clinical trials operational planning.

  • Explain data to facilitate decision-making processes.

  • Health care knowledge with a comprehensive understanding of the pharmaceutical industry, health disparities, unmet needs, and under-served patient populations.


  • Base Salary Range: $105K-$150K. Employees may also be eligible for Short Term and Long-Term Incentive benefits. 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.

  • The final salary offered for this position may take into account a number of factors including, but not limited to, location, skills, education, and experience.

This posting is made in compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, C.R.S. § 8-5-101 et seq.

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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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