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Sets a forward looking People agenda for the Takeda Business Solutions (TBS) function and directs the deployment and embedment of the agenda across a wide variety of geographies and functions
The People agenda will encompass an integrated global approach to organization capabilities, engagement & belonging, lifelong learning, talent management & development, talent acquisition and people analytics & insights
Trusted member of the Takeda Business Solutions Leadership Team, with a deep understanding of Business Solutions / Shared Services and / or Corporate Functions including external dynamics, trends and customer needs
Key contributor to both the Corporate Function HR Leadership team and Takeda’s Global HR Function who elevates capabilities within and across HR
Deliver an exceptional people experience within Takeda Business Solutions (TBS) so everyone can fulfill their potential and enable Takeda’s mission
Drive an integrated global approach to organization capabilities, engagement & belonging, lifelong learning, talent management & development, talent acquisition and people analytics & insights
Set a short- and long-term forward-looking people agenda for TBS
Shape TBS leadership team (LT) thinking and the direction of their functional areas
Active role in ensuring TBS LT effectiveness. Support executive and team development. Elevate the TBS organization’s performance
Develop, deploy and embed talent management and learning programs within TBS. Foster a culture of continuous learning
Drive organization effectiveness, proactively set an agenda that spans mindset, process, role and organization design, capabilities and measurement / KPIs
Steward of the employee experience. Develop and direct the deployment of initiatives that make TBS a great place to work and in turn create a competitive advantage for Takeda.
Ensure ongoing feedback loops and multi-way dialogue between employees, TBS LT, COEIs, People Advisory Group (PAG), Takeda People Solutions, etc.
Oversee cyclical global talent management processes such as succession / talent planning, performance management and compensation
Manage escalated labor and employee relations within TBS. Mitigate risk for company, ensure objectivity, consistency, sound judgment and compliance
Ensure talent acquisition and total rewards practices are competitive and aligned with the Function’s needs
Deliver high quality people insights. Course correct as required and inspire step change solutions for the Function
Engage in collaborative relationships with LOC / BU HRBLs and HR Partners, embed Talent Management Leads, HR COEIs, TBS People Solutions, People Advisory Group (PAG) and other Corporate Functions like Finance, Ethics & Compliance, Corp Communications and Legal.
Partner to deliver solutions that make an impact when deployed and embedded within TBS
As part of the Corporate Function HR Leadership team, help shape the overall strategy for Corporate Function HR. Identify patterns and root cause solutions that are best for the Function and the enterprise
Lead a direct and indirect team of HRBLs and global HR Partners who support TBS. Create an environment which inspires people to do their best and is aligned to the Company’s values.
Elevate HR capabilities
Lead and participate in Global HR projects as required. Apply knowledge of how TBS works and contemporary external best practices to co-create enterprise solutions that deliver results
Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred
10 + years HR experience, in lieu of HR experience will consider equivalent experience in a Sr. Leadership position with broad management responsibilities.
Prior experience working in top tier consulting is a plus
Minimum 5 years management of direct or indirect teams required
Experience working with Global Business Solution / Shared Services functions and / or supporting a complex global organization undergoing transformation is preferred
Strategic Agility - strategic enterprise thinker who finds innovative ways to develop solutions. Exceptional ability to set an agenda aligned to a function’s future focused objectives, deploy it and deliver results
Creates Clarity focuses on the few priorities that matter most. Track record of developing and implementing programs that reduce complexity and measurably improve business performance
Organization Effectiveness creates environment that inspires and enables people to move the organization forward. Enables teams to work collaboratively and have challenging discussions. Gets things done
Skilled Coach and Mentor elevates the capabilities of the organization for now and the future. Fosters the professional growth of others through knowledge sharing, professional and personal counselling, personal attention and effort
Industry and HR Knowledge understands the pharmaceutical industry, Global Business / Shared Services and Corporate Functions such as Finance, Procurement or HR.
Curious. Up to date on current and possible future trends related to broad spectrum of HR and Global Business / Shared Services practices.
Solid understanding of global laws, government regulations and work / councils / unions
Communication ability to communicate ideas and data both verbally and written in a persuasive and appropriate manner
Analytical Skills ability to identify the root cause of problems / opportunities and determine possible solutions
Job ID R0018229