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Organizational Change Management Lead

Bratislava, Bratislava
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At Takeda, we are guided by our purpose of creating better health for people and a brighter future for the world. Every corporate function plays a role in making sure we — as a Takeda team — can discover and deliver life-transforming treatments, guided by our commitment to patients, our people and the planet.

People join Takeda because they share in our purpose. And they stay because we’re committed to an inclusive, safe and empowering work environment that offers exceptional experiences and opportunities for everyone to pursue their own ambitions.

Job ID R0123890 Date posted 05/29/2024 Location Bratislava, Bratislava

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Job Description

The Future Begins Here

At Takeda, we are creating a future-ready organization that uses data and digital to meet the needs of patients, our people, and the planet.

We need your help to make this happen. Join our new Innovation Capability Center (ICC) in Bratislava, Slovakia.

In this role at our state-of-the-art center, you will have the opportunity to grow your skills and create solutions that will benefit patients around the world. Become the heart of our internal innovation engine.

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 Organizational Change Management Lead you will be leading and/or supporting the operational implementation of all change management services to deliver an Excellent Experience during times of change. Executing change management and communications activities to support adopting new processes and technology to help achieve our Digital ambitions ensuring an exceptional end-user experience. Leading the preparation of change management assets based on a defined strategic approach, manage and monitor the change, and suggest reinforcements to support the transition. 


  • Change and communication service delivery to effectively support change and provide an exceptional people experience. Services include (but not limited to):
    • End to End change and communications services for digital technology implementations
    • Track change and communications effectiveness through standard KPIs
    • Training within DD&T Programs - Training Material, Training Effectiveness, Training Approach, TNA, Curriculum, LMS, etc.
  • Identification and mitigation/management of organizational, process, system, and data changes
  • Execution of the defined training approach  
  • Where relevant, collaborate with relevant trainingteam members to deliver an exceptional user experience
  • Execution of the defined communications and engagement activities to support adoption  
  • Where relevant, collaborate with communications team members to deliver an exceptional user experience  
  • Monitor the change based on process dataand additional gathered information using datato identify theappropriate measures
  • Apply the Project Management practices used in Takeda’s DD&T organization, in the area of change and communications including, Project planning, Milestone Management, Status tracking andreporting, Deliverables Follow-up, Issue and Risk Management 
  • Guidance and oversight of resources, executing activities as required 
  • Implement relevant continuous improvement ideas to ensure the effective management of change (e.g. Lessons learned, user feedback, RCA’s, etc.) 
  • Works with stakeholders to identify and implement improvements within change and communications methods 
  • As a member of the change and communications team support other team activities as needed and participate in OCM community activities to support internal collaboration and capability building
  • All other duties reasonably required of the position

Skills and Qualifications

  • An Appropriate Bachelor’s in a related specialization area (e.g. Change Management, Communications, Business Administration) is essential
  • 8-10 years of experience in change management in a global setting preferably in an IT function
  • Experience in managing change in a diverse data and digital technology landscape
  • Ability to manage change in a cross-functional organization while being flexible and adaptable to work in ambiguous situations
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal English) to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences
  • Ability to work successfully in multicultural teams and to build and maintain strong relationships with key local and global stakeholders
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, business acumen with analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Practice efficient time management and coordinate tasks, working in an international environment

Tools and Technology

  • Experience in communicating effectively with business and IT leaders
  • Solid IT skills and a quick learner of new systems
  • Open to new ways of working and applying new methodologies

What Takeda Can Offer You

At Takeda, you may build your career, while contributing to better people’s lives. Expect trust driven culture built around Integrity, Fairness, Honesty and Perseverance. Joining ICC will give you access to high end technology, training and colleagues who will support your growth.


As a motivated employee, you should be compensated appropriately. The minimum salary for this position is € 4600 per month (full time), but your final remuneration package may be higher depending on your qualifications and experience.


Here are a few benefits our employees are enjoying at Takeda. To get a full picture of what we are offering, follow this link.

  • Cafeteria
  • Medical - High standard medical care
  • Bridge days
  • Summer Hours
  • Multisport Card


SVK - Bratislava – Svatoplukova

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Success profile

What makes a successful team member within Corporate at Takeda?

  • Collaborative
  • Strategic
  • Insightful
  • Results driven
  • Goal-oriented
  • Achiever
The environment is dynamic and evolving, so you have to be adaptable.

Maciej Niedospial - Business Reporting Manager

I’m fortunate enough to work with a highly skilled, diverse and dedicated bunch of people, and for that, I’m grateful! My colleagues continue to amaze me.

Sheelagh Gartlan - Recruitment Business Partner

Takeda is a company that emphasizes diversity and inclusion. By bringing people together who have diverse backgrounds, competencies, and personalities, innovation and ideas grow.

Michelle Chen - Human Resources Manager

  • Impact across generations Partnership brings together world-leading plasma companies to focus on developing and delivering a hyperimmune immunoglobulin in the global fight against COVID-19.
  • Takeda Scoops Global Top Employers® Award Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited today announced it has become part of a select group of only 15 to receive Top Global Employer® status for 2024.

Working at Takeda

  • Inclusion

    Here, you will feel welcomed, respected, and valued as a vital contributor to our global team.
  • Collaboration

    A strong, borderless team, we strive together towards our priorities and inspiring mission.
  • Innovation

    Bold initiatives, continuous improvement, and creativity are at the heart of how we bring scientific breakthroughs from the lab to patients.
  • Top Workplace

    Recognized for our culture and way of working, we’re one of only 17 companies to receive Top Global Employer® status for 2024.
  • Work-Life

    Our people-first mission extends beyond patients to include their families, communities, and our own Takeda family.
  • Empowerment

    Through trust and respect, you will have genuine support from leaders, managers, and colleagues to do your best work.

We're Steadfast In Our Commitment to Four Key Imperatives


Responsibly translate science into highly innovative medicines and accelerate access to improve lives worldwide.


Create an exceptional people experience.


Protect our planet.

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