Takeda Pharmaceuticals
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About Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Takeda is a patient-focused, values-based, R&D-driven global biopharmaceutical company committed to bringing Better Health and a Brighter Future to people worldwide. Our passion and pursuit of potentially life-changing treatments for patients are deeply rooted in over 240 years of distinguished history in Japan. As a member of our team, you’ll help – 
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Our work has always been focused on impacting patients’ lives. Bringing a wide variety of expertise across business areas, our team pursues transformative treatments to help patients, often with some of the rarest diseases in the world. At Takeda, you’ll do important work that has a global impact. You’ll have the support to build a vibrant career alongside some of the most talented people in the industry. Learn more about us and the opportunity to do meaningful work that impacts lives – including yours.


Personal and professional growth To continue meeting the needs of patients, we empower our people to take charge of their futures. We strive to provide transformational opportunities for every employee according to their abilities and passions. Here, you will receive support from our leaders and your colleagues, enabling you to realize your potential. An entrepreneurial culture fueled by an inclusive workforce As we continue to grow and innovate, we need people who are inspired by our mission and share our entrepreneurial spirit, agile thinking, and collaborative approach. We strive to have a workplace as diverse as the patients we serve, and are committed to embracing our differences and valuing different perspectives. An award-winning employment experience For the fifth consecutive year, Takeda has been certified by the Top Employers Institute as a global Top Employer. The certification considers everything from our leadership and values to our work environment and recognition. Takeda offers the highest standards of excellence to our people.


Innovation in the Workplace At Takeda, we take an innovative approach in every area of our business. From VR training sessions in our manufacturing facilities to AI apps to aid drug development, you’ll find a range of cutting-edge tools, technology and processes that lead to better employee experiences, better health for patients, and brighter futures for all. Our Pipeline With internal research capabilities and external partnerships, our R&D engine has produced exciting new molecular entities (NMEs) across our core Therapeutic Areas. We continue to expand our global brand and in the near term will pursue further development of our pipeline with best-in-class launches. For FY2025 and beyond, we’re centered on sustained growth and delivering a steady stream of next-generation therapies. Visit takeda.com to learn more about our pipeline. Accelerating Next-Generation Cell Therapies Our focus is on developing therapies with transformative and curative potential, including investing in the power of innate immunity and the promise of cell therapy. This investment includes building a state-of-the-art R&D manufacturing facility at our global R&D center in Boston, Massachusetts, where we will manufacture different types of autologous and allogeneic cell therapies for clinical trials.


The Greater Boston area Our Greater Boston offices serve as centers for research, discovery, medical advancements and academia. In Cambridge, you’ll find the global headquarters for R&D, Oncology and Vaccines, while Lexington is the home of our U.S. Business Unit and Patient Value & Product Safety teams. Tokyo While Osaka, Japan, is the birthplace of our company, Tokyo is our global HQ. Our presence here is essential to the future of our business, our medical innovation and our purpose. This bustling, technologically advanced city provides an environment that inspires our employees to keep innovating. Pair this with Tokyo’s growing pharmaceutical community, international reach and excellent academic institutions, and we’re perfectly placed to deliver for our patients today and shape medicine tomorrow. Zurich Zurich, Switzerland, is the European heart for scientific innovation, attracting high-quality, entrepreneurial talent from around the globe. It is home to our Europe & Canada Business Unit as well our Global Manufacturing & Supply, Global Quality and Plasma-Derived Therapies business units.