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Global Brand Lead- Hereditary Angioedema (HAE)

Job ID R0040967 Date posted Aug. 19, 2021 Location Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Global Brand Lead- Hereditary Angioedema (HAE)

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as the Global Brand Lead-Hereditary Angioedema (HAE) at the Associate Director level in our Cambridge, MA office.

At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D-driven market leadership and being a values-led company. To do this, we empower our people to realize their potential through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers, encourage innovation, and strive for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

Here, you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission.

As the Global Brand Lead-Hereditary Angioedema (HAE) working in Global Product & Launch Strategy (GPLS) team, Takeda’s Global Commercial Strategy unit, you will be empowered to Lead development of growth and competitive strategies, successful global launch(es) and provide strategic input to future product life-cycle innovations. A typical day will include:


  • Drive the global growth of HAE by developing and implementing growth and competitive strategies

  • Key role to lead and align global cross-functional partners and regions on patient needs and how the team can meet them


  • Contribute to the development of all marketing plans including the annual Global Brand Plan in line with the target product positioning, strategies, and goals; partner with core global team leads and regional affiliates to ensure delivery of the Global Brand Plan that meets the patient needs in the regions.

  • Lead a global cross-functional team effort on product innovation and/or indication launch where they will create the objective, strategic direction and a cross-functional plan which prioritizes resources and measures success.

  • Define and implement specific growth marketing initiatives in partnership with the Global cross-functional team and the Regions.

  • Drive activities with Global Agency of Record in support of the development and management of the commercial initiatives, campaign, and resources

  • Represent HAE global marketing among the regional teams and global  functions (e.g. patients’ solutions, comms, diagnostic, etc.) across the organization


  • Undergraduate degree in business, science, or related discipline required. An advanced degree (MD or MBA) is preferred

  • 8+ years pharma/biotech industry experience and 5+ years product marketing experience.

  • Previous rare disease and/or launch experience is preferred.

  • International product marketing experience is preferred.


  • Ability to travel up to 15%, including international travel, required (when travel resumes)


  • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan

  • Tuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributions

  • 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

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