Job Locations:
Exton, PA
Estado de México, México
Lexington, MA

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Job Description

About the role:

The HR Data Digital and Technology (HR DD&T) team at Takeda plays an essential role in selecting, implementing, and supporting best in class technologies to drive HR's strategic initiatives. As a member of our HR DD&T team, you will own the Workday Core Compensation and Advanced Compensation modules.  You will lead configuration decisions for all compensation related items including and not limited to compensation plans, eligibility rules, and the annual compensation cycles.  You will partner with teams in Total Rewards to manage compensation systems.  You will also work with other areas of HR, Finance, and DD&T to identify and manage compensation related dependencies across HR, benefits, equity, payroll, and talent. 

How you will contribute:

  • Partner with all team members including CoEIs, HR Business Partners and DD&T to understand our strategy and architect solutions based on best practices. 

  • Identify opportunities to improve processes and user experience in Workday Compensation and in other strategic compensation business applications. 

  • Explore new features and releases and raise awareness with business partners to identify implementation targets.  Configure features and demonstrate for design review. 

  • Provide ongoing system support for the compensation modules, including process configuration, ad-hoc reporting, EIB imports, vendor integration collaboration with DD&T, feature release testing, process documentation, system audits and issue resolution. 

  • Work with team members to define requirements, implementation schedules, lead design decisions, and create training and communications for modifications or new features. 

  • Conduct complex analysis and design for system modifications. 

  • Engage with leadership to provide project and status updates, escalate issues, and bring them to resolution. 

  • Manage others to ensure business solutions align to best practice and an understanding of Takeda’s policies and structure. 

  • Collaborate with internal partners to advise and resolve problems. 

  • Perform special projects

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, or Software/Systems

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience supporting a Workday Human Resource system in a global environment 

  • Leadership experience in configuration of Workday compensation and advanced compensation for a global company

  • Ability to set priorities and manage projects to deadlines by balancing time, cost, and scope constraints

  • Demonstrated critical thinking, data-driven decision making, and analytical skills

  • Ability to express complex concepts in terms understandable to the user community

  • Teamwork; timely communication with peers, team members, management, inquisitive and proactive problem solver

  • Familiarity with agile development principles and processes

  • Ability to work with highly confidential information and an understanding of auditing and SOX principles

  • #LI-Hybrid

What Takeda can offer you:

  • Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision

  • Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan

  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings

  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days

  • Community Outreach Programs and company match of charitable contributions

  • Family Planning Support

  • Flexible Ways of Working

  • Tuition reimbursement

More about us:

At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

This position is currently classified as "hybrid" in accordance with Takeda's Hybrid and Remote Work policy.

In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.

EEO Statement

Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.


Exton, PA

Estado de México, México, Lexington, MA

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