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Takeda Pharmaceuticals Director, Corporate Accounts in Topeka, Kansas

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Job Description

Join Takeda as a Director of Corporate Accounts where you will Establish and maintain customer relationships, including collaborating with the Sr. Director, Corporate Accounts for ESI, Managed Markets Senior Leadership, Contracting, Analytics, and Medical to deliver account goals and strengthen customer equity here at Takeda.

How you will contribute:

Establish and maintain high level customer relationships

  • You will Navigate organization to ensure that Takeda is building relationships with all key stakeholders, including creating opportunities for other Takeda functions to proactively engage account counterpart, including medical, HEOR, etc

  • You will Operate within a complex selling environment that requires proactive management of key clinical and economic influencers

Build strategic plans that focus on opening access

  • You will support strategic plans with defined tactics and objectives to move payer decisions in a direction that continues to open access for the appropriate patients

  • Assess competitive market landscape and opportunities for improved or expanded market penetration and adoption

  • Drives payer strategy with customers and ensures implementation and execution of priority items such as product launches, line extensions, & contract negotiations.

Lead cross-functional teams to deliver account goals

  • You will support the efforts of the Sr. Director, Corporate Accounts for ESI through cross functional collaboration, participating in special projects and strategy development

  • You will be responsible for communicating all account specific information with Regional Accounts and Sales

  • You will collaborate across all relevant business units within the organization to educate on access and coverage for Takeda products in addition to helping resolve unique reimbursement challenges

Develop programs for the account and contract for patient access

  • You will Identify and monitor new or evolving market dynamics and impact to customer systems and provide input internally for prioritizing coverage for optimal access. Ensure Takeda formulary positioning and meet overall access objectives.

  • You will develop and continuously improve programs and contracts, including value-based and partnership agreements to meet the account and Takeda’s needs

  • You will negotiate contracts to meet revenue/rebate objectives

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required

  • Preferred – minimum 8 years in managed markets, payer marketing and/or pharmaceutical industry or similar experience

  • Preferred – minimum 3 years of experience calling on payer/PBM accounts and negotiating multi-product contractual arrangements or similar experience

  • Previous experience leading teams, projects, programs, or similar experience

  • Detailed knowledge of payer/PBM economics: understanding key issues and the dynamics of an evolving US healthcare landscape

  • In-depth pharmaceutical knowledge: including but not limited to sales, legal, industry regulations, and supply chain management

  • Strategic thinking: understand account priorities and impact on individual decision-makers

  • Leadership of multiple internal stakeholders: Confidently articulates recommendation despite varying opinions and objectively works toward consensus

  • Applied analytics: adeptness to apply analytical insight to drive account performance and make sound strategic decisions

  • Business planning: develop a robust business account plan and align Takeda stakeholders against delivery

  • Must have authorization and ability to drive a company leased vehicle or rental

  • Travel Requirements- ability to travel 40-50% within the US. Periodic overnight travel may be required.

What Takeda can offer you:

  • Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision

  • Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan

  • 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 and company match of charitable contributions

  • Family Planning Support

  • Flexible Ways of Working

  • Tuition reimbursement

More about us:

At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

Absent an approved religious or medical reason, all US field-based employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, as a condition of employment.

Base Salary Range : $165,200 to $236,000, based on candidate's professional experience level. Employees may also be eligible for Short-term and Long-Term Incentive benefits as well. Employees are eligible to participate in Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k), Charitable Contribution Match, Holidays, Personal Days & Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement Program and Paid Volunteer Time Off. The final salary offered for this position may take into account a number of factors including, but not limited to, location, skills, education, and experience.

EEO Statement

Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.


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