Posted to MedZilla on 11/23/2017

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-IL, Commercial Integration Training Lead 1702245-MZ


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 The Commercial Integration Training Lead in our Deerfield, IL office.

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As the Commercial Integration Training Lead working on the Commercial Learning and Development team, you will be empowered to serve as the catalyst and facilitator for elevation of capabilities across all Commercial functions. A typical day will include:

  • The Lead is responsible for and is the primary conduit of collaboration with internal Commercial partners and leads knowledge sharing initiatives and integration with the GMBU Commercial strategy.
  • The Commercial Integration Training Lead is responsible for understanding and managing through a complex matrix and environment to embed Commercial Learning & Development expertise in processes and planning.
  • This position is also responsible for a centralized budget and full vertical team encompassing Learning Development for Marketing and Managed Markets, Training design and delivery of Business Acumen initiatives, Project Management, Instructional Design, and coordination with Regional Sales Trainers.
  • Responsible for leading cross functional initiatives and gaining support for the departmental roadmap, including creating and tracking of Learning Planning measurements.
  • Collaborates across a diverse set of leaders and functions to align with and develop department specific and Business Unit Commercial strategy. Leads through times of ambiguity and can shape and influence without authority.
  • Management of Takeda Interim Development Program (TIDE) including potential interim opportunity offerings serving as Brand Ambassador and liaison to Commercial Leadership and Talent Management.
  • Accountability for consistency and evolution of Field Sales Leads, providing compelling field development opportunities in current role.
  • Responsible for strategy and continuing partnership and alignment with fourteen Regional Sales Trainers to support Commercial Learning & Development (CL&D) initiatives, training needs, and feedback loop.
  • Ownership for creation and development of CL&D knowledge sharing processes and pull through to key department partners to action learning.
  • Oversees the development and implementation of all Commercial Integration cost center budgets for Plan, LBE and communicates assessments on a monthly basis.
  • Provides updates and makes budgetary recommendations to Head and Directors on an ongoing basis.
  • Collaborates, coordinates, and maintains regular communications with other Takeda departments including Sales, Marketing, Managed Markets, Analytics, Human Resources, and IT to drive effectiveness and proactively identify potential solutions.


  • Bachelor s Degree, Master s degree, MBA, or Ph.D in relevant Commercial or organizational field preferred.
  • Minimum of 12 years of total experience in life sciences/pharmaceutical Commercial functions.
  • At least 7 years of Commercial Management experience that must include a combination of two of the following; Managed Markets, Sales, Marketing, Analytics, Training, or Leadership Development.
  • Business Development and/or Acquisition Integration experience.
  • Global Commercial experience.


  • Certified Pharmaceutical Manager (CMR) Preferred


  • Willingness to travel to various meetings or client sites, including overnight trips. Requires approximately 25% travel.


  • 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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