FAQs

Application process

How do I help to make my application successful?

  • complete your profile: Ensure you complete your profile with all relevant information and your latest experience. When you apply a CV will be created automatically based on your profile and sent with your application. (Note: any additional uploaded documentation will not be included in your application)
  • complete the application questions:
    Before sending your application you will be asked to answer a few application questions ensuring you are a good candidate, ensure you answer these truthfully. Non-compliance will result in the inability to be hired.
  • add a rate.
  • apply fast!
    Last but not least ensure you seize the opportunity and don't delay application. Only a limited amount of applications will be accepted before the job will be put on hold and closed for any new applications.
  • I cannot apply: Why do I have to complete my profile before applying?

    Based on your profile an automated CV will be generated and sent along with your application. (Note: any documentation uploaded to your profile will not be included!). Ensure your profile is up to date to increase your chances of a successful application. You can keep it up to date by adding to or amending all relevant information in the profile tab and the CV/RESUME tab.

    I cannot apply: Why do I have to enter a talent pool before applying?

    Being a member of a talent pool allows you to directly apply for a vacancy and have the highest chances of being successful with your application as there are only a limited amount of applications per position. The team will therefore review all talent pool applications as a pre-qualification before you can enter a pool and apply.

    Who will review my application?

    Our dedicated team will review your application and you will receive a notification if there are any updates on the vacancy status.

    What should my proposed rate include?

    Your proposed rate should include your hourly pay rate for a project.

    How will I be informed about (the status of) my application?

    On the Takeda Talent Platform you can follow the status of your application. As soon as you reach the interview stage in the recruitment process, Takeda talent Platform will reach out to you via email or phone to arrange a time for the interview. If you are rejected at any stage you will also receive an email confirmation.

    Whom can I contact when I have questions?

    If you have questions you can reach Takeda talent Platform via email: supportteam@talent-pool

    What do I need to do when a supplier contacts me for a vacancy request at Takeda?

    You can decide how to work. Takeda has contracts with different preferred suppliers whom will be contacted when new vacancies appear. Jobs will be sent to the Takeda Talent Platform the same time as to the other preferred suppliers.

    How fast will I be informed about my application?

    This depends on the urgency of the vacancy, Takeda aims to process all applications as soon as possible.

    Can I withdraw an application?

    If you want to withdraw your application please email to supportteam@talent-pool with a reference to the vacancy posting ID which can be found in the vacancy and always starts with: XXXXJP

    Takeda Talent Platform, profile & talent pools

    How will I be informed about new projects?

    As soon as you have created an account on the Takeda Talent Platform and have signed up to talent pools that match your skills and experience you will receive notifications as new vacancies are posted, linked to that talent pool. You can also visit the platform to search for current opportunities.

    Why should I complete my profile?

    Completing your profile will help us to keep you updated on relevant opportunities. More importantly, if you apply to a vacancy, a CV will be generated automatically, based on the profile you have created, and sent with your application. You can also download this document for your own use. (Note: if you have uploaded any documentation in your profile these attachments will not be included in your application)

    How can I edit my profile?

    Select 'My Profile' from the top navigation. Then click on 'Edit Profile'. Make sure to also enter your CV details under 'Edit CV'.

    Why should I sign up for the talent pools?

    Being a member of a talent pool allows you to directly apply for a vacancy and have the highest chance of being successful with your application as there are only a limited amount of applications per position. The team will therefore review all talent pool applications as a pre-qualification before you can enter a pool and apply.

    Can I sign up for more than one talent pool?

    Yes you can. After requesting access to a talent pool Taked Talent Platform Team will review your profile and determine whether it is a fit. You will then receive an email confirmation if your request has been accepted or denied.

    I received a new vacancy alert but can no longer find the opportunity on the platform?

    Unfortunately it seems like you have responded too late to this opportunity. There are only a limited number of applications that will be accepted before the vacancy goes on hold and is closed for new applications. It might re-open if we have not identified a suitable candidate for the vacancy.

    How can I delete my profile?

    For deleting your complete profile data, please reach out to techsupport@talent-pool.com.

    Contact

    Can I contact the Takeda Talent Platform Team directly?

    If you have any specific questions on freelancing vacancies please reach out to the Takeda Talent Platform Team on supportteam@talent-pool.com. Please quote the posting ID number in your email subject so we can direct your question to the right team member.

    How should I contact you in case of technical issue?

    If you have any technical issues on the Takeda Talent Platform please reach out to techsupport@talent-pool.com