Posted to MedZilla on 9/23/2017

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Egypt-, Business Unit Director Primary Care 1702297-MZ


Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Business Unit Director Primary Care in ourEgypt office.
Takeda is a global pharmaceutical leader with more than 31,000 professionals working together across 70 countries. We have an unwavering dedication to put people first and we live our values of Takeda-ism Integrity, Fairness, Honesty, and Perseverance. We are united by our 235-year legacy of research-based pharmaceuticals and our mission to strive toward Better Health and a Brighter Future for people worldwide through leading innovation in medicine.
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Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Business Unit Director working with the Primary Care team, you will be empowered to Design, develop & implement a business wide strategy & identify growth drivers and foundation needed to deliver business strategic intent and to lead and ensure the realization of the key business priorities and targets year on year, while building a sustainable business model through operational management excellence for future. A typical day will include:
  • Act as a leader to develop and roll out sales and business development strategy in the sub-cluster through following activities :-
    • Define Strategy and related strategic projects to support business needs and future sustainability based on market dynamics with tailored approaches
    • Business planning, implementation and regular reviews
    • Plan and ensure availability of adequate resources (people, technology, financial, products , processes etc.) to deliver business objectives seamlessly
    • Provide guidance in development of innovative business solutions
    • Personally intervene and resolve complex / sensitive business and individual issues
    • Identify potential business risks and pro-actively build right solutions to mitigate them.
  • Monitor and review impact of strategic projects, policies and marketing programs; identifies opportunities for improvement through continuous alignment with NEMEA strategies
  • Regularly reviews performance of the business and ensure adherence with defined strategies policies and procedures
  • Deliver revenue and profit targets as signed off in country business plan.
  • Lead the successful launch of new brands as per country business plan.
  • Identify new areas for growth and development for improving revenues and profits in the country.
  • Commercialize new business opportunities with the support of cluster functions ahead of competition.
  • Ensure consistent and continuous market share growth through key sales & marketing strategies within the existing portfolio
  • Develop optimal customer segmentation processes along with optimum sales force set up and effectiveness
  • Consistently improve Customer experience
  • Ensure that business is meeting desired compliance levels set under Group and country policies
  • Ensure continuous development of direct reports and build successors for key and critical roles
  • Establish and regularly review individual performance and developmental expectations with all direct reports.
  • Consistently improve engagement scores in the country
  • Hire and retain desired talent through an effective development and engagement
  • Foster a culture of knowledge building and sharing across the business
  • Medicine / Pharmacy degree is required.
  • MBA is a must.
  • 10+ years of total experience
  • 3-5 years of solid sales and marketing experience in a medium to large size reputable pharmaceutical multinational organisation
  • Excellent in-depth knowledge of key business functions such as Marketing, Sales, Medical, etc.
  • In-depth understanding of pharmaceutical industry within the region
  • Entrepreneurial skills which are required to grow the business in the country with high number of new product launches
  • Strategic thinker, innovative, able to drive multiple simultaneous initiatives, able to work under pressure
  • Proven Team and business building capabilities
  • Excellent leadership, managerial, interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Goal oriented, focused, energetic, and enthusiastic
  • IT savvy and process orientation


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