Skip to main content

HR and Communications Student

Wicklow, Leinster
Apply Now

On the Global Manufacturing and Supply (GMS) team at Takeda, you’ll be part of a rapidly transforming industry that’s applying technology and data in new ways. Within our agile, innovative, people-centric organization, your work will matter every day as you use your skills to help us manufacture therapies for patients on our four platforms:

  • Small Molecules
  • Biologics
  • Plasma
  • Cell and Gene

As part of the GMS team, you'll have the opportunity to pursue unique experiences and build new skills, and you'll know that the work you do every day makes an impact — on our patients, our people, our planet, and on yourself.

Job ID R0108145 Date posted 10/04/2023 Location Wicklow, Leinster

By clicking the “Apply” button, I understand that my employment application process with Takeda will commence and that the information I provide in my application will be processed in line with Takeda’sPrivacy Noticeand Terms of Use. I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge.

Job Description


This brief requires excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills. A high level of self-motivation and an eagerness to build on existing skills along with a cohesive and enthusiastic approach is required. An interest in developing skills and experience in Human Resources, Admin and Internal Communications is critical.


Human Resource Responsibilities

  • To provide support to the HR Department across all areas of the HR Function i.e. Recruitment & Selection, Compensation and Benefits, Employee Relations, Performance Management, Policies and Procedures, Training and Development, general HR administration and HR/Training and Development Projects.
  • To support the HR Team in the administration of the recruitment and selection process in line with customer requirements, company policy and employment law.
  • To provide a professional HR administration service both within the department and also to the company by answering queries and dealing with requests.
  • To assist in the maintenance of satisfactory personnel and HR files.
  • To ensure that the HR Systems are updated and accurately maintained. (incl. TMS, Workday, Micro pay, Spreadsheets, Training access database).
  • To provide administrative support for the documentation relating to HR policies and procedures.

Administration and Communications Responsibilities

  • To provide administrative support across all areas of the Administration and Communications Department.
  • Assist in the design and development of internal site wide communications.
  • Maintain a database of Corporate Imagery, Photo’s and Logos, including standard presentations and guidelines for general use.

Other Responsibilities

  • Participate fully in any cross functional training initiatives.
  • Drive and promote the corporate values of Takeda-ism within the workplace.
  • Other duties as required and directed by the Director; HR or other Officer appointed by the Board of Directors.


Working to 3rd Level Degree in Human Resources/Business Administration/Communications or other relevant discipline.


Administration experience desirable with a good understanding of general Administrative Skills.


  • Excellent spoken and written English is essential.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Interest in Media Skills, Publishing, Design.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Interest in continuous improvement/change programmes.
  • Genuine interest in pursuing a career in Human Resources.
  • Competent PC literacy.
    • ECDL an advantage
    • Experience using MS Office:
      • PowerPoint
      • Excel
      • Outlook
      • Access

NOTE: Applicants must be returning to University after the placement to complete their undergraduate degree


Bray, Ireland

Worker Type


Worker Sub-Type

Paid Intern (Fixed Term) (Trainee)

Time Type

Full time
Apply Now

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 15 companies to receive Top Global Employer® status for 2023.
  • 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.

What we believe in

Our values of Takeda-ism are Integrity, Fairness, Honesty and Perseverance, with Integrity as the core. These are brought to life through actions based on Patient, Trust, Reputation and Business, in that order.

Our belief in putting people first extends beyond our patients — it includes their families and communities, as well as our Takeda colleagues and their families.

We are committed to embracing our differences, valuing different perspectives, and fostering a culture of respect, inclusiveness and empowerment.

Our embedded Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) strategy enables us to attract and retain exceptional talent, drives innovation, and helps address systemic inequalities in our communities.

  • Integrity

  • Fairness

  • Honesty

  • Perseverance

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.

Data & Digital

Transform Takeda into the most trusted, data-driven, outcomes-based biopharmaceutical company.

Exterior of Takeda Building

About our location

Wicklow, Leinster

View Map of Wicklow, Leinster

Join our talent community

Get customized job alerts sent right to your inbox. Plus, get the latest in company news and other important resources by signing up for our talent community.

Learn about job updates