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Human Resources Partner, Oncology Business Unit at Millennium Pharma, Inc.

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Human Resources Partner, Oncology Business Unit

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as a Human Resources Partner, Oncology Business Unit in our Boston office!

At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D-driven market leadership and being a values-led company. To do this, we empower our people to realize their potential through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers, encourage innovation, and strive for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

Here, you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission.


  • Deliver specialized HR support to Oncology Business Unit leaders and employees within an assigned location or functional area

  • Work alongside HR Business Leaders (HRBLs), embedded Talent Leads, People Advisory Group (PAG), Centers of Excellence and Innovation (COEIs), and Function/Business Leaders to contextualize, deploy and embed the Function’s respective “People” agenda in the areas of organization capabilities & effectiveness, engagement & belonging, lifelong learning, talent management & development, talent acquisition and people analytics & insights

  • Steward of delivering an exceptional people experience. Partner with Managers and employees to enable team and individual effectiveness. Manage escalated situations and establish feedback loops. Seamless implementation of cyclical HR processes


  • As part of the HR group, assist in implementing the human resources strategy across the organization.

  • Models, and reinforces Takeda’s culture by ensuring that HR practices are aligned with organizational objectives.

  • Coach and support assigned functional management teams. Identifies needs and develops and implements appropriate approaches, processes and tools.

  • Participate on teams to develop programs/processes to support overall effectiveness of Human Resources function.

  • Partners with Talent Acquisition to ensure recruiting and hiring strategies are developed and executed for functional groups.

  • Acts as the liaison between HR and client groups, ensuring effective communication of information.

  • Provide training and OD interventions to managers and employees as needed.

  • Conduct exit interviews, analyze trends in turnover, hiring, promotions, separations and grievances to determine support or action needed to adjust unfavorable trends; provide reporting and analysis on turnover trends

  • Work with internal partners such as Legal, Security, Compliance, and other HR departments to resolve employee issues as appropriate  

  • Work as PMO to all strategic initiatives across OBU

  • Manage HR KPI’s across the different groups


  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Minimum 5-7 years human resources generalist experience

  • Human Resources experience in the health care or pharmaceutical industry preferred.


  • Willingness to travel to various meetings or client sites, including overnight trips. Some international travel may be required.


  • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan

  • Tuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributions

  • 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

Empowering Our People to Shine

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