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Key Account Manager, IBD (South West)

Apply Now Email Me Job ID R0013798 Date posted 10/28/2019 Location: United Kingdom; Bristol, United Kingdom

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Job Description

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Key Account Manager in our high performing IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease) Business Unit covering the South West region of the UK. 

Takeda UK are proud winners of the prestigious PMEA Company of the Year Award 2018 in recognition of our demonstration of outstanding customer-centric achievement across the entire product range. Our KAM's are committed to putting the patient first and are empowered to create and own their business plan whilst developing their position as therapy area clinical experts.

Reporting to the Divisional Sales Director, you will be dedicated to the construction and development of the territory business plan within the IBD Business Unit and lead on its delivery across your territory in order to achieve financial and business objectives.

This role requires high levels of account management skill, with experience of managing the full spectrum of Healthcare Professional relationships within the local health economy.  As you will be responsible for developing your own financial objectives, strategy and tactics you will also need exceptional business planning skills and commercial acumen.

In addition to a sound understanding of NHS policies, structures and funding streams, this therapy area demands the ability to understand and communicate complex clinical data with customers.  You will need to demonstrate a proven ability to develop superior and respectful HCP relationships whilst driving the agenda.

Skills required for the role:

  • Evidenced substantial track record of key account management success in a specialist secondary care therapy area.
  • High level leadership skills, influencing and negotiation skills
  • Collaborative working style
  • Exceptional business planning and account management skills
  • Well developed business and commercial acumen
  • Proactive and accountable with a tenacious drive for results
  • Desire to put the patient first and live the values of Takeda-ism

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 realise 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

What Takeda Can Offer You

To further support and inspire our employees, our benefits include: Competitive basic salary, Car Allowance, 20% Target Bonus, Contributory Pension Scheme, Private Health Cover and Life Assurance.

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