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Takeda Pharmaceuticals Senior Site Budgeting Analyst in Boston, Massachusetts

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Job Description

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company to inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as a Senior Site Budgeting Analyst in Cambridge, MA or remotely reporting to the Associate Director, Site Budgeting and Contracting.

At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D-driven market leadership and being a values-led company. To do this, we empower our people to work towards their potential through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers, and work toward excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to provide Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

Here, you will be a necessary contributor to our inspiring, bold mission.


  • Execute build and management, including all maintenance activities, of global site study budgets using industry tools and fair market value strategies.

  • Execute study forecasting of global study site budgets, including reporting and oversight through life of study.

  • Facilitate global site budgets negotiation escalations and communication with internal and external team members to ensure prompt contract execution and study timelines are achieved.

  • Perform negotiation and administration of global master clinical trial agreements rate cards.

  • Support the development of creative processes, methodologies, data, and technologies that will ensure ongoing improvements in the delivery of Site Budgeting & Contracting (SB&C) services.


  • Build Study specific budget templates, parameters and payment terms to ensure timely setup of individual site budgets globally.

  • Manage all assigned study site budget maintenance activities through life of study.

  • Negotiate directly with globally assigned sites master clinical trial agreements rate cards.

  • Support escalations and complex decisions on study site specific budgets, ancillary budgets, payment terms and amendments.

  • Accountable for study site budget forecasting, including maintenance and amendment reforecasting.

  • Partner with site payment department to ensure site budget and payment terms compatibility with payment systems and EDC requirements.

  • Partner with internal Study Startup team, CROs, Clinical Operations teams, and TAU partners to improve overall SB&C metrics and implement processes.

  • Ensure standards are applied to the SB&C processes across projects, portfolios and support continuous improvement activities while developing TA-aligned strategies.

  • Leverage leading industry tools and data sources to provide budget and payment terms feedback aligned with parameters and fair market value guidance.

  • Promptly recognize and improve potential delays and escalate non-performance.

  • Support training and onboarding of SB&C team members


  • BS degree or international equivalent

  • 3 or more years of experience in clinical research site budgets within a pharmaceutical company, CRO or relevant industry vendor.

  • At least 1 year of global site budgeting and contracting experience.

  • Ability to explain data, facilitate decision making processes to be data driven.

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of clinical study protocols and schedule of assessments.

  • Strong knowledge of key principles to drive country/site budgeting and contracting setup and negotiation strategies.

  • Excellent organizational skills, decision making, communication and negotiation skills.


Base Salary Range: $$79,800 - $114,000 . Employees may also be eligible for Short Term and Long-Term Incentive benefits. Employees are eligible to participate in Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k), Charitable Contribution Match, Holidays, Personal Days & Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement Program and Paid Volunteer Time Off.

The final salary offered for this position may take into account a number of factors including, but not limited to, location, skills, education, and experience.

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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