Job Location:
Lodz, Poland

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Job Description

Unlock the Next Chapter in Your Payroll Career!

Join our dynamic team as a Payroll Manager, where your expertise in leading operational teams and managing performance will make a significant impact.

Enjoy the flexibility of hybrid working arrangements, blending the comfort of your home office with the vibrant atmosphere of our Lodz office.

Elevate your career with us – Apply Now and be a key player in shaping the future of our payroll operations!"

As the Payroll Operations Manager – Europe, you will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring accurate and timely execution of payroll operations tasks necessary to accomplish the operational hubs payroll processing objectives in supporting the regional Payroll function.

  • Leading the operational team.

  • Partnering with the Payroll COE, HR, and Finance to ensure the accurate and timely execution of payroll operations.


  • Monitor payroll operations to ensure effective, accurate and timely execution of all operational activities.

  • Maintain internal controls relating to payroll practices and records and monitor these on a continuing basis.

  • Develop, implement, and update payroll procedures necessary to comply with Takeda corporate policies and governmental agency regulations.

  • Conceives and implements process enhancements to increase the efficiency and satisfaction with payroll operations.

  • Coordinates with other departments to ensure delivery of quality services and resolve operational problems.

  • Participates in cross-departmental and corporate groups designed to implement or improve payroll programs and services.

  • Manages current resources to identify and develop cross coverage and clear business continuity plans.

  • Completion of all SOX governance checklist and control requirements for the Payroll Operations Hub.

  • Ensure all equity transactions processed are tracked with status reported to the Payroll COE in accordance with local tax regulations.

  • Compile, report, and track all payroll metrics monthly.

  • Support metric improvement initiatives with the hub team.

  • Schedule, facilitate and participate in payroll-related meetings and presentations.

  • Provide timely and accurate reporting to internal and external agencies, e.g. Payroll COE, Revenue, etc.

  • Review employee and payroll related payments.

  • Work with other TBS / HR functions to ensure consistent and accurate flow of information.

  • Lead in regular audits.

  • Ensure a consistent focus and involvement in driving efficiencies and process improvements.

Required qualifications:

  • College degree or equivalent

  • 7+ years of experience in a payroll position

  • 3+years of experience supervising an operational payroll team, including the ability to display leadership, motivate and develop a high performing team.

  • Deep understanding of payroll principles, concepts, industry practices and standards

  • Understanding of equity and mobility programs

  • Knowledge of HR policies and procedures

  • Strong Excel skills

  • Strategic mindset and the ability to deliver change successfully.

  • Business fluency in English


  • Experience in HR Operations, OR Shared Services, OR HR functional experience.

  • Knowledge of Workday

  • Payroll certification.

What Takeda Business Solutions can offer you:

No investment we make pays greater dividends than taking good care of our people. We offer you a full range of benefits, such as:

Your Wealth

  • Competitive Salary

  • Annual Bonus

  • Referral Bonus

  • Social Fund (Christmas Bonus, Holiday Allowance tec.)

  • Employee Recognition

Your Health

  • Medical Care – various packages for the employee fully sponsored by Takeda. Family packages additionally paid by employee.
  • Eyeglass refund

Your Future

  • Group Life Insurance

  • Employee Capital Plans

  • A broad variety of learning platforms

  • Professional Growth opportunities including mentoring program.

  • Next-Generation Series – our comprehensive offer of internal webinars available to all employees from day 1

Your Well-Being

  • Subsidized Sport Card

  • Takeda Sport & engagement teams

  • One additional day-off for voluntary activities

  • Fruits in the office, broad variety of coffee and tea

  • Flexible working hours and hybrid working

  • Employee assistance program

About Takeda Business Solutions

Takeda Business Solutions (TBS) is a key business partner for Takeda creating an exceptional experience where you feel supported and confident in our solutions. We harness the power of data and digital to optimize end-to-end processes across Finance, Procurement and HR. TBS is a driver of the latest technology and next generation capabilities in artificial intelligence, robotics, automation, and analytics, while being agile at scale. With a clear line of sight to the patient, we create seamless experiences that free up our partners' and colleagues' time to focus on our purpose – better health for people, brighter future for the world.

We don’t do ordinary – 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.

Ready to apply? Kindly utilize our online platform for submission.

For inquiries, don't hesitate to contact our Talent Acquisition Partner, Natalia Sadowska natalia.sadowska@takeda.com – kindly ensure you mention the job reference R0118239 in your email.


Lodz, Poland

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