Posted to MedZilla on 10/13/2019

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MA, Senior Product Manager HCP Marketing, SBS Franchise R0011771-MZ


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Job Description

Senior Product Manager HCP Marketing, SBS Franchise

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as a Senior Product Manager HCP Marketing, SBS Franchise (Open) our Lexington, MA office.

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 realize their potential through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers, encourage innovation, and strive for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

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

As the Senior Product Manager HCP Marketing, SBS Franchise

A typical day will include:


  • Support the SBS HCP Marketing in the development and execution of the GATTEX brand plan
  • The Senior Product Manager will partner closely with the field sales team, sales training, commercial analytics, legal, and medical affairs in order to successfully develop and implement marketing programs and initiatives
  • Manage vendor contract processing
  • Manages materials, projects and resources through the internal review committee process


  • Develop and support the congress strategy aligned to the SBS franchise strategic imperatives
  • Collaborate with agency partners on programs, meetings, and materials
  • Brand partner with sales training in the execution of new training materials and/or initiatives
  • Partner with field sales to understand their resource gaps and opportunities through building strong relationships and participating in field rides and appropriate field activities
  • Coordinate with market research and analytics colleagues to ensure support initiatives are insights-driven and appropriately tracked for optimal performance
  • Attend Franchise Brand planning meetings and participate as an integrated partner with franchise team to evaluate and ensure best allocation of resources for product requirements.


  • Bachelor s Degree required; MBA preferred.
  • 3-5 years of marketing, sales or related function experience in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Deep understanding of pharmaceutical industry across a range of lenses (e.g Marketing, Sales, Medical, Access, Supply, etc)
  • Solid understanding of Market Research and secondary data analytics, including methodologies and outputs
  • Ability to work across functions to align, motivate, and coordinate team members to collectively define and achieve critical milestones (influencing without direct authority)
  • Experience working with sales force counterparts and gaining insights for sales force needs
  • Ability to leverage data to inform decisions, elevate others thinking, and get to the root of an issue
  • Capable of acting as a Thought-Partner for cross-functional partners and senior leadership.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead cross-function teams and influence leaders without authority.
  • Therapeutic knowledge an in-depth understanding of SBS, treatment paradigms and future trends
  • Product knowledge comprehensive understanding of the medical / therapeutic usage of GATTEX preferred.
  • Marketing Techniques comprehensive understanding of pharmaceutical marketing methods, tools and concepts. (e.g. market research, advertising, public relations, media placement, etc.)


  • Strategic Planning and Implementation Ability to help develop an overall go to market plan and oversee the implementation of the plan
  • Cross-functional Ability to partner with various functional experts, influence without authority and drive decisions in large groups.
  • Ability to work independently and with teams at all levels within a matrixed organization.
  • Team Management Ability to set priorities, develop workflow processes, and direct team members.
  • Communication Ability to communicate ideas in a persuasive and appropriate manner throughout all levels of the organization. Demonstrated ability to successfully interface with all levels of the organization
  • Strong interpersonal & presentation skills
  • Successful experience in launching new products, specialty products experience preferred.
  • Deep understanding of pharmaceutical industry across a range of lenses (e.g Marketing, Sales, Medical, Access, Supply, etc)


  • None required


  • Able to sit for long periods at a desk
  • Able to read and review large quantities of printed material or online material


  • Travel to internal and external meetings including overnights and weekends will be required, estimated up to 20% 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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