Associate Director, Leader Development USBU

Bio-Life Plasma, LLC

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Virtual, MA

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Job Overview:

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Job Description

About the role:

  • Contribute to a cross-functional needs assessment, design, implementation, and facilitation of curricula that supports excellence in our corporate office leaders. The broad client scope of your work will include aspiring leaders through to Director and VP roles within USBU.

  • Oversee the execution and evaluation of all aspects of the leader development programming.

  • Partner with the Director of USBU Leader Development to execute continuous improvement and robust program and performance impact measures. Programs will effectively instill Takeda leadership behaviors and values, coaching/mentoring skills, and identify trends in the evolution of work that affects high-performing leadership roles through a modern learner approach.

How you will contribute:

  • Responsible for the execution of Takeda's USBU leader development programming curriculum for aspiring, 1st & 2nd line, executive, and leaders

  • Provide recommendations, solutions, and partnerships to Directors and Vice Presidents of USBU businesses on strategic and tactical leadership improvements

  • Ensure that the programming content aligns with business goals and HR and Talent strategy by assessing current and future development gaps using performance/needs analysis, 180/360 feedback, internal advisory groups, and partnership with USBU leadership

  • Deliver and coaches leaders and executives in the outcomes of 180/360 feedback instruments. Supports the creation of individual development plans

  • Engage stakeholders and co-creates content to drive leadership performance

  • Follow a values-based approach to leadership education and development, based on Takeda leadership behaviors/values and general leadership principles

  • Execute plans using contemporary learning approaches, designing and implementing long-term programs focused on a combination of formal instruction, experiential learning, coaching, and development experiences

  • Partner with the Field Leadership and Development to ensure synergy and standardization of crucial leadership initiatives

  • Monitor and measure the effectiveness of all phases of the USBU leadership programs and utilizes compiled facts and data to make appropriate modifications where necessary

  • Identify and customize content with external vendors and consultants to expand development initiatives to bring high-quality services and materials to meet program needs

  • Manage assigned budget to operationalize development and learning strategies

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's Degree.

  • Minimum 8 years of experience in a leadership development role or L&D

  • At least three years of people management experience

  • At least three years of experience in Learning and Development.

  • Experience executing leader development programs

  • Ability to set priorities, deliver on deadlines, and develop workflow processes and tasks in an evolving, dynamic marketplace

  • Understand and connect the latest adult learning techniques and issues in large organizations to deliver tailored strategies and frameworks to a diverse set of stakeholders

  • Understanding of modern learning approaches

  • Experience in coaching either on the job or certified at all levels in the organization. Knowledge of various leadership assessments and ability to coach and debrief program participants.


  • Management level role in Learning and Development preferred

  • Experience as a second-line leader preferred

  • Lead leadership development programs preferred

  • Extensive experience with instructional design preferred

  • Life sciences/pharmaceutical industry experience preferred

What Takeda can offer you:

  • Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision

  • Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan

  • 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 and company match of charitable contributions

  • Family Planning Support

  • Flexible Work Paths

  • Tuition reimbursement

More about us:

At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

This position is currently classified as “hybrid” in accordance with Takeda’s Hybrid and Remote Work policy.

In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.

EEO Statement

Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.


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