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Senior Product Manager, HCP Marketing - Pevonedistat

Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Senior Product Manager, HCP Marketing - Pevonedistat

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Job ID R0024206 Date posted 10/29/2020 Location Cambridge, Massachusetts

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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. Discover more at takedajobs.com.


As a member of Takeda Oncology, your work will contribute to our bold, inspiring vision: We aspire to cure cancer. Here, you’ll build a career grounded in purpose and be empowered to deliver your best.

OBJECTIVES:

  • The Senior Product Manager (SPM) is responsible for shaping and subsequently implementing the brand plan by leading the design, execution, and impact assessment of key promotional activities

  • Collaborates with multiple functional groups, including but not limited to Sales, R&D – Regulatory, Insights & Analytics, Legal, Patient Advocacy & Engagement, Patient Value & Access and Medical Affairs

  • Deploys promotional initiatives related to personal promotion, non-personal/digital promotion, or peer-to-peer programming

ACCOUNTABILITIES: 

  • Contributes to the development of annual brand plan with responsibility for defining and executing key areas within the associated tactical plans

  • Manages associated budget and agency partners to deliver innovative, impactful programs that advance the brand strategies and will lead a focused promotion channel, including personal, non-personal/digital, and/or peer-to-peer promotion across multiple customer segments including healthcare professionals (HCPs)

  • Identifies channel-specific innovations and proposes how to incorporate within the brand tactical plan, as well as into the US OBU portfolio

  • Partners with Insights & Analytics to distill insights, validate business opportunities, optimize marketing mix, and monitor return on investment (ROI) of individual tactics

  • Identifies critical design elements for initiatives/promotions designed to inspire desired customer behavior change

  • Develops creative briefs/brand book in partnership with agencies

  • Designs promotional material and ensures execution of messaging and brand strategy

  • Implements and executes promotional programs and tactics to ensure delivery against brand strategies, including development of work plans and routing of programs through the US Review Committee (USRC)

  • Drives collaboration with all cross functional partners, including Sales, R&D – Regulatory, Legal, Insights & Analytics, Patient Advocacy & Engagement, Medical Affairs and Patient Value & Access

  • Assesses impact of competitive developments and supports leaders in developing response plans

  • Leverages brand insights to inform segmentation, channel mix preferences and targeting of customer segments

  • Manages development of launch related materials and activities


EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: 

Required:

  • Demonstrates enthusiasm, strong initiative, and high sense of urgency

  • BA/BS degree in business, marketing, science or related field

  • Minimum of 5 years of commercial (marketing, sales, sales training, market access) experience in pharmaceutical/life sciences

  • Experience in successfully representing the commercial perspective during the regulatory/legal review of launch promotional materials

  • Enthusiasm, confidence, ability to work on multiple tasks, problem solving ability, creativity and ability to prioritize effectively to meet personal, team and company goals

  • Curiosity to understand best practices for channel marketing across industries; confidence in proposing change and novel tactics for brand consideration

  • Business acumen to support the ROI determination of promotional spend

  • Strong verbal, written communication and presentation skills; able to communicate in a concise, engaging and convincing manner

  • Experience in marketing strategy and tactic design with an ability to communicate ideas to internal partners and external agencies

  • Capable of leveraging data and analytics to distill insights and drive data-based decision making

  • Established leadership traits with an ability to mentor junior team members, collaborate effectively, and positively influence decisions

Preferred:

  • MBA

  • Pharmaceutical product management and launch experience

  • Experience in marketing positions at a commercial pharmaceutical organization

  • Oncology experience

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

  • Able to sit for long periods at a desk

  • Able to read and review large quantities of printed material or online material

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Up to 25% travel

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Locations

Cambridge, MA

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time

Job ID R0024206

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