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Senior Global Talent Acquisition Coordinator, Americas

Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Feb 22, 2024

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Senior Global Talent Acquisition Coordinator, AmericasTakeda PharmaceuticalCambridge, MAAbout the role:

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join Takeda as a Senior Global Talent Acquisition (TA) Coordinator, Americas located in Cambridge, MA. The Senior Global Talent Acquisition Coordinator will report to the Global Talent Acquisition Operations Lead as a key member of the Global Talent Acquisition Center of Excellence & Innovation (TA COEI). This individual will play a pivotal role in the recruitment process by collaborating with recruiters and hiring managers to support Takeda’s efforts to find and attract top talent. This includes process adherence and optimization as well as effective decision making. The TA Coordinator will partner with embedded Talent Acquisition teams to create job requisitions, schedule interviews, monitor, and adjudicate background check results as well as assist in offer development activities. The role requires exceptional people skills, strong organizational skills, and efficiency to work in a fast-paced environment.

How you will contribute:
  • Create job requisitions in Applicant Tracking System (ATS) and assign to appropriate recruiters

  • Lead interview scheduling facilitation including scheduling telephone interviews , in-person and/or virtual interviews, seminars, and debrief meetings

  • Provide support to candidates who require travel arrangements in partnership with the company’s travel agency

  • Greet and escort candidates during onsite, office-based interviews including managing logistical aspects such as conference room reservation and catering

  • Observe, identify, recommend, and help drive opportunities for improvement in all aspects of the Recruiting life-cycle

  • Create candidate offer letters/employment contracts

  • Initiate and manage the pre-employment background check process for candidates

  • Send pre-onboarding communications to candidates and hiring managers

  • Promote an excellent candidate experience throughout the interview process

  • Maintain a strong sense of urgency, enthusiasm, and positivity throughout all scheduling interactions

  • Support the execution and compliance of Talent Acquisition processes.

  • Other duties as assigned which may include projects and process optimization initiatives.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree required

  • 2+ years of relevant work experience within the Talent Acquisition field required

  • Prior experience with travel coordination and calendar management

  • Experience working with an Applicant Tracking System (ATS)

  • Microsoft Office suite skills (Outlook, Excel and Power Point)

  • Experience coordinating complex scheduling for interviews and meetings

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment

  • Strong organizational skills and excellent attention to detail; ability to multitask and handle a large volume of tasks

  • Experience handling a wide range of administrative tasks preferably of a critical or confidential nature

  • Ability to work independently and prioritize own work

  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to build rapport & professional relationships

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

  • Be agile, resourceful, and take initiative

  • Preference for experience working in a global, cross-cultural environment

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.

This position is currently classified as "hybrid" in accordance with Takeda's Hybrid and Remote Work policy.

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.


Cambridge, 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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