Posted to MedZilla on 10/13/2019

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-OH, Regional Business Director - Hematology - North Central SR0041716-MZ


Regional Business Director Hematology North Central

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 a Regional Business Director Hematology North Central. This is a field-based position.

Here, everyone matters, and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Regional Business Director working on the US Hematology team, you will be empowered to meet or exceed sales/profit targets on a quarterly/annual basis and manage the tactical/operational daily activities of the Hematology sales team in the Region. A typical day will include:


  • Plans, directs and controls the sales and business activities within the physician setting to attain sales volume, product mix and profit objectives.
  • Prepares quarterly and annual regional forecasts and participates in the determination of market potential and in preparation of sales expense estimates for the region.
  • Plans and manages the sales efforts of the region by effectively coaching, providing feedback and developing team members.
  • Partners with sales leaders, sales support and marketing in the development of marketing programs, sales promotion and training.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data for effective sales strategies and good organization/time management skills.
  • Collaborates closely with Payer, IDN, Market Access and National Accounts teams to establish strategic execution and pull through of contract opportunities within each geography
  • Drives the implementation of brand strategies to ensure the attainment of national objectives.
  • Ability to adapt national strategies based on regional business drivers and influencers
  • Deals with major accounts to ensure customer satisfaction within assigned region.
  • Demonstrated success and experience in leading launch excellence of new therapeutic options
  • Understands the complexity of and can lead a team through understanding and navigating the different channels and avenues that drive successful sales strategies in this environment.
  • Directs staffing, training and performance evaluations to develop and control sales program.


Builds a Collaborative Culture:

Builds and models a culture of questioning and constructive challenge and collaboration to foster openness and candid dialogue among the BUs and regions and other decision-making bodies. Listens to and carefully considers other s perspectives, especially to manage and resolve conflict.

Leads with Strategic Agility:

Develops bold strategic plans and crafts pragmatic solutions to implement them. Moves easily between addressing current needs and planning for the future with informed insight. Considers marketplace and economic forces and trends and how it affects our business.

Navigates Change:

Clearly communicates the need for change. Decides and acts, even when faced with uncertainty. Quickly focuses on the critical issues while prioritizing current work.

Develops Organizational Capability:

Builds and improves effective internal systems and processes that align with organizational priorities, while inspires passion or growth and change in Takeda s people. Builds and fosters effective teams in a global matrix organization. Considers and addresses business and development needs both locally and globally.

Drives Innovation:

Generates breakthrough solutions and enables others to do the same. Draws on unexpected or seemingly unrelated ways of thinking. Incorporates stakeholder feedback to improve the business.


  • 7 years of demonstrated successful relevant healthcare sales experience in managing and accountable for own territories
  • Experience managing a sales team and effectively coaching, providing feedback and developing team members.
  • Experience organizing and maximizing information on sales leads and integration into the strategic sales plan.
  • Experience creating and implementing annual sales budgets and forecasts.
  • Experience effectively collaborating and partnering with various functions in the development of strategy and tactics
  • The successful candidate must have strong management experience in the healthcare industry, preferably in the biotech field.
  • Experience in navigating, selling and leading within the physician setting. With a strong understanding of the different environmental and market drivers of this customer segment.
  • Bachelor s degree required with a minimum of 10 years of demonstrated successful relevant healthcare sales experience. Advance degree preferred.
  • Candidate must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral, as well as negotiation, collaboration and presentation skills.
  • Must have experience creating and implementing annual sales budgets and forecasts.
  • Candidate must demonstrate personal accountability for results, business acumen and knowledge of sales processes, as well as strong leadership and decision-making abilities.
  • Ability to organize and maximize information on sales leads and integrate this information into the strategic sales plan.
  • Position requires ability to analyze and interpret data for effective sales strategies and good organization/time management skills.
  • Ability to understand and adapt to customer changing needs is essential


  • Travel throughout the region territories is required.


  • 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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