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Senior Administrative Assistant

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd
Location: Boston
Posted on: June 12, 2021

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Job Description

Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Senior Administrative Assistant in our Lexington, MA office or Cambridge, MA 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.

As a Senior Administrative Assistant supporting the Vice President, Market Access & Channel Strategy and the Vice President, Managed Markets Accounts & Strategic Partnerships as well as their direct reports, within Managed Markets, you will be empowered to perform relevant administrative and operational support responsibilities for the team.


  • Supports team effectiveness, efficiency and cohesiveness.
  • Arranges travel and completes expense reports for leaders.
  • Manages calendar and initiates meetings for leaders.
  • Interfaces and communicates with internal customers; directs people to the appropriate resources.
  • Researches solutions to improve effectiveness and efficiency of team.
  • Leads contracts process, including approvals and payment of vendors, consultants, and suppliers; responds to inquiries from accounts payable and payees.
  • Manages team budget.
  • Ideates and executes team and culture building activities.
  • Develops a strong network within organization; draws on network to answer questions and successfully execute responsibilities.
  • Demonstrates confidentiality in execution of all responsibilities.
  • Uses appropriate tools, as needed, including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point.
  • Coordinates documents and correspondence, including letters, reports, emails, presentations, memos, etc.
  • Reviews documents and proofreads work for grammar and spelling, accuracy, consistency of terms, and completeness; ensures document text and graphics adhere to corporate and organization guidelines and standards.
  • Performs other duties as required.


  • High school diploma/GED required. Associates degree preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience, or equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Strong PC literacy with intermediate skills in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel or PowerPoint.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Between 0-5% travel within the United States


  • 401(k) with company match
  • Tuition reimbursement Company
  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
  • Generous time off for vacation
  • Community Outreach Programs

Empowering Our People to Shine

Learn more at

Takeda is an EEO employer of minorities, women, disabled, protected veterans, and considers qualified applicants with criminal histories in accordance with applicable laws. For more information, visit

No Phone Calls or Recruiters Please.

This position excludes CO applicants.


Lexington, MA

Boston, MA

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