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Location: Bratislava, Region of Bratislava, Slovakia Posted: May 04, 2024

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Job Description

Project Manager

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:

As a Project Manager, you will play a key role in supporting project management efforts for the delivery of ERP Products and Services within the ICS in Bratislava. This role offers an opportunity to contribute to the successful execution of ERP/SAP projects, collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, and ensure the achievement of milestones and quality standards.


  • Responsible for the deployment of ERP solutions within GXP and SOX compliant systems, ensuring adherence to regulations and best practices.
  • Collaborate harmoniously with multiple teams across our matrixed organization, facilitating connections between technical and business stakeholders to deliver integrated solutions.
  • Benefit from your exposure to IT delivery, assisting and learning from teams across project lifecycles, contributing to the execution of complex IT projects.
  • Apply your understanding of software development models to assess project needs and aid in selecting suitable methodologies, whether traditional or agile, to attain favorable project outcomes.
  • Analyze project intricacies, helping to decide on methodology application, while continuously adapting strategies for improved efficiency.
  • Promote a culture of ongoing improvement by suggesting refinements to processes, methodologies, and best practices based on industry trends and past project experiences.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, fostering communication, knowledge sharing, and alignment in pursuit of project milestones and goals.

Skills and Qualifications:


  • A bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant field is required.
  • Possess a 2-3 years of experience in project management roles
  • Have exposure to and experience in working within iterative or agile-like environments, including team management.
  • Have experience collaborating with multiple teams in a matrixed organizational structure to implement solutions.
  • Show autonomy in preparing and organizing teams for project execution, project budgeting and planning.
  • Excellent communication skills, allowing you to facilitate discussions, present ideas clearly, and foster collaboration among diverse stakeholders.
  • A proactive and adaptable and analytical mindset, coupled with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

This role offers a valuable opportunity to grow your project management skills within the SAP domain, contribute to the success of ERP projects, and develop collaborative relationships with various stakeholders. Your ability to support project delivery, foster agile practices, and contribute to the improvement of processes will be key to achieving quality outcomes in the Innovation Capability Solutions organization.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Pharmaceutical Experience: Preferred for understanding industry nuances.
  • Domain Expertise: Life Sciences or Social Sciences proficiency.
  • Regulatory Knowledge: Familiarity with FDA cGMP/GLP regulations.
  • ERP/SAP functional expertise in supply chain area
  • 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 € 2200 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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