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Takeda Pharmaceuticals

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Location: Bratislava, Region of Bratislava, Slovakia Posted: Jan 31, 2024

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Job Description

We are taking a giant step forward to create a future ready organization that evolves at the speed of science and technology, to meet the needs of patients by seeking and incorporating novel digital capabilities, data, and agile methodologies.

Our aim is to provide digital solutions that are personalized to each patient’s unique needs and health circumstances. With individual care at the center, we can support patients in actively managing their personal care journey –from the moment they are diagnosed through treatment and beyond.

Our IT team plays an integral role in accelerating this exciting journey and our Innovation Capability Solutions Center (ICS) is the home of over 300 new Takeda employees who will work to create and deliver the products and technologies that will enable these foundational aspirations.

At Takeda we unite in diversity.

Takeda is committed to creating an inclusive workplace, where individuals are recognized for the diverse backgrounds and abilities they bring to our company. We are continually improving workplace experience and accessibility for everyone, and welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Here, you will feel welcomed, respected, and valued as an important contributor to our Team.

The opportunity:

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Project Manager preferably with a strong background in SAP deployment within GXP and SOX compliant systems. As a pivotal member of our ICS team, you will play a critical role in driving the successful implementation of solutions across our matrixed organization. If you thrive in a dynamic environment and possess a keen understanding of both traditional and agile project methodologies, we invite you to join our dedicated team.

A key aspect of the role will be managing consulting partners and supporting SAP project decisions for delivery of technical solutions.


  • Lead and manage the end-to-end deployment of SAP solutions within GXP and SOX compliant systems, ensuring adherence to regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
  • Collaborate seamlessly with multiple teams across our matrixed organization, acting as a bridge between technical and business stakeholders to deliver integrated and impactful solutions.
  • Provide strategic guidance to project teams and partners, ensuring consistency in implementation of the selected methodology, as required to fullfil the process, and quality standards.
  • Leverage your extensive IT delivery experience to guide and mentor teams throughout the project lifecycle, facilitating smooth execution and delivery of complex IT projects.
  • Monitor and manage program risks, issues, and dependencies, implementing mitigation and resolution strategies as needed.
  • Oversee project budgets, track expenses, and report on financial performance, ensuring efficient resource allocation.
  • Champion a culture of continuous improvement, driving the refinement of processes, methodologies, and best practices based on evolving industry trends and lessons learned from past projects.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, fostering effective communication, knowledge sharing, and alignment to achieve project milestones and goals.

Skills and Qualifications:


  • A bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant field is required.
  • Proven experience with SAP deployment within GXP and SOX compliant systems OR a minimum of 5 years of hands-on PM experience, demonstrating a track record of successfully managing and delivering complex IT projects.
  • Strong proficiency in collaborating with multiple teams within a matrixed organization to drive successful solution implementations.
  • A deep understanding of various software development models, along with the ability to effectively apply both traditional and agile project methodologies based on project context.
  • Excellent communication skills, allowing you to facilitate discussions, present ideas clearly, and foster collaboration among diverse stakeholders.
  • A proactive and adaptable mindset, coupled with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven experience with SAP deployment within GXP and SOX compliant systems.
  • Regulatory Knowledge: Familiarity with FDA cGMP/GLP regulations.
  • SAP S/4HANA Experience
  • SAP Activate, PMP or PRINCE2 certification
  • Agile Skills: Agile and Scrum experience a plus.

What Takeda can offer you:

• A meaningful career, grounded in our values.

• Continuous professional growth and global careers

• A diverse and inclusive network of colleagues

• Flexible work environment, including hybrid working

• A collaborative culture encouraging an entrepreneurial spirit and agile thinking


• Healthcare

• Retirement plan

• Life insurance

• Paid leave

• Competitive salary

• Annual bonus

Extra benefits:

• Food stipend

• Professional Development

• Paid volunteering time

• Summer schedule

• Education and Internet allowance

• Referral bonus



As a motivated employee, you should be compensated appropriately. The minimum salary for this position is € 3500 per month (full time), but your final remuneration package may be higher depending on your qualifications and experience

Annual Bonus

Employees have the opportunity to earn an annual bonus based on company, business unit, and individual performance.

Referral program

Bonuses are available for referrals if your friends join Takeda.


  • We care about your future. So, we offer a retirement plan for employees, which includes up to a 3% match. You'll also have access to life insurance covering short-term and long-term disability in case of injury or death.
  • When in need, we'll support you. Our Takeda-sponsored individual medical plan will give you access to timely health treatment for your medical needs. We also have additional payment available for critical illnesses.
  • We understand mental health is also important. Counseling and support resources are available 24/7 through our assistance program for employees and immediate family members.
  • We want you to spend time away. We offer generous paid leave and also additional time off for maternity, paternity, and parental leave.
  • We are committed to helping the world. You'll have the opportunity to participate in paid time away for volunteering activities.
  • We know there's more to life than work. we return to the office, you'll enjoy a mix of remote working and in-office collaboration in our state-of-the-art facilities. During summer we have flexible workweeks with half-day Fridays.
  • And some additional benefits because at Takeda, we invest in our people.
  • You’ll have access to:
  • Daily allowance for meals
  • Supplementary monthly payment to spend on retirement savings, educational courses, and leisure activities
  • Assistance for home office internet or English learning expenses


SVK - Bratislava – Svatoplukova

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About Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Takeda is a global, research and development-driven pharmaceutical company committed to bringing better health and a brighter future to patients by translating science into life-changing medicines.

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