Posted to MedZilla on 5/23/2019

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-RI, LSD Regional Business Manager - CT/RI/Boston, MA (USBU) SR0035221-MZ


Primary Role:
The Regional Business Manager (RBM) is responsible for the implementation of the strategic initiatives developed by the leadership team. The RBM will develop strong working relationships with all physicians within their geographic responsibility who treat patients appropriate for the Takeda Rare Disease portfolio of LSD products. This entails the promotion of VPRIV for Gaucher Type 1 Disease and Elaprase for Hunters Syndrome (MPS II) within approved labeling, to all targeted physicians and patient candidates. The RBM s primary objective is to identify providers managing patients and educate those providers regarding the benefits of using our therapies with appropriate patients. Further, once an appropriate patient is identified by the provider, assist the clinical staff with the steps necessary to get the patient on drug. This may include areas such as reimbursement, proper testing, and site of care determination.

This position will be responsible for all business related activities within their geographic responsibility, including achievement of sales goals, business planning, and expense control. The RBMs will call on Physicians and affiliated staff responsible for the care of patients.

Education & Experience Requirements:
Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in business or science related field is required.
Minimum of 8 or more years selling specialty biologics or equivalent experience
Candidates must demonstrate a consistent track record of success (Top 20% performance).

President s Club or other top tier awards preferred.
Biotech, biologics, and specialty pharmacy experience helpful

Complex sales model experience is a requirement.

Rare disease experience is a plus.

Must be able to demonstrate strategic territory management successes

Demonstrates proficiency in the following key Takeda Competencies:

Builds and Leverages Relationships

Demonstrates Business Acumen

Drives Results and Execution

Supports Our Regulatory Environment

Key Skills

Excellent questioning and probing ability in a sales call

Technical competence-Excel/CRM/Data analysis

Large and small group presentations

Relationship management

Teamwork and collaboration

Adaptability in a fluid market place and growing organization

Ability to work independently

Other Job Requirements:
Candidate must live in territory

Must work evenings and weekends as needed

Extensive travel required and varies by territory

Candidates must possess a powerful sense of urgency, a strong desire for results and a strong work ethic.

Notice to Employment / Recruitment Agents:

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law.

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Reasonable Accommodations

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