Area Business Specialist

Takeda   •  

Olympia, WA

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech


5 - 7 years

Posted 49 days ago


40% of Time

Clearly understand and implement the marketing plan, accurately articulate the value proposition of the brand, and utilize on-label and CMLR-approved marketing materials only in order to attain sales/patient objectives for assigned products on a monthly, quarterly, and yearly basis.

Communicate all disease, product, and formulary information in a manner that is truthful and non-misleading, consistent with Takeda compliance policies and all applicable laws and regulations.

Individual must use discretion and judgment when executing the brand strategy within the assigned customer population, which may include physicians within specialty medical practices and their staff, specialists within local hospitals and clinics, and pharmacists within a specific geographic area.

RBM must be able to analyze local and regional business/managed markets trends in order to build both long and short terms goals that lead to a successful business plan.

30% of Time

Work in a complex environment encompassing compliant coordination with Patient Services.

Create productive business partnerships with internal customers in order to create compliant plans for selling approaches that align with the company and territory business plans.

Seek clarification from management and/or Compliance & Legal when uncertain whether a proposed activity could violate the law.

Meet regularly with targeted HCP’s and staff within assigned geography to understand their needs and discuss whether Takeda and Takeda products could meet their identified needs.

20% of Time

Utilize a consultative selling approach. This will be a highly technical, solution-oriented selling model enabling the representative to meet the needs of healthcare professionals who treat hypoparathyroid patients.

Focus efforts on achieving greatest positive patient impact.

Meet key thought leaders in the assigned therapeutic disease state to learn how Takeda can support optimal patient outcomes

10% of Time

Share best practices and actively participate in Regional/National meetings

Utilize CRM system to document account profiles, pre and post call activities.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in life science, business, or healthcare preferred
  • Minimum of 5 + years of pharmaceutical sales experience
  • Experience from Rare Disease/Orphan Drug and/or Specialty injectable sales required
  • Experience selling a product that requires extensive coordination with Patient Services required
  • Working knowledge of Endocrinology preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze complex technical data and to develop strategic and actionable business plans
  • Must have valid driver’s license issued in US with clean driving record
  • Must live in territory