Posted to MedZilla on 11/11/2019

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-NY, Immunology Business Manager - Alpha I - Buffalo/Syracuse SR0041389-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 an Immunology Business Manager supporting our Buffalo/Syracuse territory.

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As an Immunology Business Manager working on the Alpha I sales team, you will be empowered to impact patients lives, and a typical day will include:


  • Responsible for sales activities including generating demand for our Alpha 1 portfolio, Glassia and Aralast NP, with clinicians treating lung disease (Pulmonology, Allergy/Immunology, Primary Care, Respiratory Therapist). T
  • Increasing awareness and diagnosis of AATD, new physician development and/or expanding existing physicians within an established geographic territory.
  • Analyze and interpret data for effective sales strategies, identify and develop KOLs, collaborate with Specialty Pharmacies, third party administrators and cross functional colleagues, develop and maintain disease state expertise, effective resource utilization, and ability to manage in a sophisticated business model with multiple call points influencing a diverse set of stakeholders.
  • Shares job expertise and provides guidance to other sales reps.


  • Responsible for achieving sales quotas through driving new patient starts and the direct sale of GLASSIA, ARALAST NP. Implement sales strategies to attain sales volume, product mix and profit objectives.
  • Calls on prospective customers, masters effective sales presentations, provide technical and administrative product information and/or demonstrations, and maintains compliance to our promotional and expense policies.
  • Works with patients, patient organizations, clinicians, clinical organizations and channel participants to implement sales strategies and achieve sales results through onboarding and retention of patients on treatment.
  • Conducts community education events for healthcare professionals and patients, and must have ability to work nights and weekends.
  • Works closely with customer service, operations, national accounts, market access, marketing, and third party administrators to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Provides feedback to immediate supervisor and marketing personnel for the development of marketing policy and recommended product and product line revisions.
  • Monitors sales against forecasts and adjusts tactics based on territory dynamics
  • Promotes the Takeda Culture through positive ongoing relationships and activities.


  • Bachelor s degree with 5+ years of demonstrated successful relevant healthcare sales experience in managing and being accountable for own territory.
  • Ideal candidate possesses experience in specialty sales (injectables or infusions) including working with payor and/or reimbursement situations, and managing a large geography with diverse customer types.Candidate must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral, as well as negotiation and presentation skills.
  • Position requires ability to analyze and interpret data for effective sales strategies.
  • Must have good organization and time management skills.
  • Demonstrates business acumen and strong knowledge of sales processes.


  • Please note, this role will require a minimum of 4-6 overnights per month
  • Travel is required and may involve visits to remote or urban areas either individually or with other personnel


  • 401(k) with company match
  • Tuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributions
  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
  • Generous time off for vacation
  • Community Outreach Programs

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