Posted to MedZilla on 2/16/2020

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MA, Investor Relations Lead, R&D R0016363-MZ


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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 an R&D Investor Relations Lead in our Cambridge office.

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Investor Relations Lead in R&D working on the team, you will be empowered to support the development, implementation and maintenance of a proactive R&D investor relations strategy and program, and a typical day will include:


The R&D Investor Relations Lead is responsible for communicating and promoting the R&D strategy and progress to external stakeholders and investors, through quarterly earnings, representation and presentations at scientific /medical conferences, and investor roadshows. This person is part of a dedicated group within Global Portfolio Strategy and will work closely with the R&D Management Committee and Corporate IR team to implement and manage the R&D strategic investor plan, including and not limited to Q&A documents, messaging and other relevant materials to support public disclosures. The R&D Investor Relations Lead will also assure that senior management is kept apprised on investor sentiment and support the development of strategic plans to build confidence in the R&D pipeline.


  • Support the development, implementation and maintenance of a proactive R&D investor relations strategy and program to build the company s shareholder base and confidence in our pipeline
  • Develop key R&D pipeline communication materials in collaboration with senior leadership in preparation of analyst events, presentations, road shows, earnings releases and other announcements to support public disclosure
  • Assist in drafting, editing and proofing R&D information contained for SEC documents, including 20-F and other financial documents
  • Partner with the program management and governance office to keep abreast of all pipeline projects and stage-ups, ensuring relevant information is shared in a timely and accurate manner internally across all stakeholder groups.
  • Maintain and ensure data integrity for all IR material - Q&A documents, pipeline table, clinical trial design and approval and submission forecasts.
  • Project manage key R&D analyst / investor events, such as the Global R&D Day, partnering with Corporate IR team, Communications and R&D management in the development of the material and structure of the event(s).
  • Proactively track and monitor external IR events which can influence decisions or impact our portfolio.


  • Advanced degreee in sciences : PhD /MD preferred
  • Minimum 7 years of experience working for a pharmaceutical/biotech company including experience in investor and/or public relations, corporate strategy, equity research, investment banking, finance or corporate communications


Frequent travel to Takeda offices in Boston and Tokyo is possible, with additional travel to domestic and international cities with concentrations of institutional investors, such as Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Denver, London, etc.


  • 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

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