Takeda Pharmaceuticals Reviews

Updated Jan 26, 2021

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Takeda Pharmaceuticals President and CEO Christophe Weber
Christophe Weber
482 Ratings
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  1. Featured Review

    "Good company to work for"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Global Category Manager, Procurement in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Takeda Pharmaceuticals full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good salary and benefits, company with the purpose, great people, possibilities to grow the carrier

    Cons

    As in every place there are some individuals that make your work a bit challanging

  2. "Great company, awesome culture"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Medical Affairs in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Takeda Pharmaceuticals full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Growth, learning, flexibility, work life balance

    Cons

    None that I could think of


  3. "Transition"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Manager 

    I worked at Takeda Pharmaceuticals full-time

    Pros

    Good management and great colleagues

    Cons

    A lot of transition changes

  4. Helpful (1)

    "Manager makes all the difference"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Commercial in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Takeda Pharmaceuticals full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Fun and lots of free flowing booze, no expenses spared

    Cons

    Most unethical employer I have ever worked for - manager hired friends to staff team and all vendors. Paid docs under table to prescribe and meet numbers. Couldn't tell if CEO was wolf in sheeps clothes

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  5. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Takeda Pharmaceuticals full-time

    Pros

    Good colleagues, good work environment

    Cons

    Too much uncertainty about product line

  6. "Market access manager"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Market Access Manager in Vancouver, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Takeda Pharmaceuticals full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Company with really good benefits.

    Cons

    Terrible environment, a lot of competition.

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Toxic environment"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Takeda Pharmaceuticals full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Still, there are few good people like anywhere else

    Cons

    The leadership is arrogant and hostile.

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  8. "Dynamic"

    4.0
    Current Employee - MSL 

    I have been working at Takeda Pharmaceuticals full-time

    Pros

    Dynamic environment with career opportunities.

    Cons

    Still looking for its corporate identify. Although, it is getting there.

  9. "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Takeda Pharmaceuticals full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Great culture - Strong values - Collaborative teams - Dynamic, evolving

    Cons

    - Still work to do to improve processes and structure

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  10. "challenging environment to work"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Takeda Pharmaceuticals full-time

    Pros

    Plenty of smart people to work with

    Cons

    Some Big personalities to work with

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