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Key Account Manager Neuroscience

Apply Now Email Me Job ID SR0042078 Date posted 10/22/2019 Location: Schwyz, Switzerland

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 (Neuroscience) in Switzerland


As a Key Account Manager in Neuroscience you will be empowered to establish Takeda in this area by providing regional field support and driving the company’s goals, such as: Maximising the utilisation and patient outcomes of the Takeda offering (portfolio of pharmaceutical products and services) in East or Central Switzerland

  • Partnering and developing stakeholder relationships to identify opportunities and develop initiatives that will benefit the patients’ treatment, within compliance and legal requirements
  • Driving and achieving the business objectives within the allocated budget
  • Implementing programs to support the journey of Neuroscience patients and ultimately work with the local health care system to improve the treatment of this disease and/or the patient journey
  • Developing and executing projects initiated by relevant Neuroscience team members to support their customers,
  • Helping Takeda to be seen as a key partner in the specialty space by stakeholders and therefore strengthening Takeda’s reputation.

Key skills required

  • Desire to put people first and demonstrate the values of Takeda-ism
  • Strategic Approach: Balances between the long-term vision while driving the short-term goals
  • Collaboration: Establishes productive relationships and partners with others across the organization to ensure common understanding of objectives and achieve shared goals
  • Drive for Results: Holds self and others accountable for delivering on commitments that align with our short- and long-term goals, never forgetting the end result is to help patients through innovation in medicine
  • Engage Others- Communicate with Impact: Motivates and influences others to gain support for ideas, strategies and actions in service to providing superior treatment to patients; provides appropriate background so that messages are meaningful with audiences
  • Customer & Patient centricity: Focuses on customer satisfaction and delivers a quality service or product to the agreed standards; understands the unmet needs of the patients and of the HCPs
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or Life Science. MSc or PhD in Scientific domain desirable.
  • Experience in managing projects with multiple internal and external stakeholders; demonstrated resilience in handling challenging situations and driving projects to success
  • Account management experience desirable
  • Knowledge of the Swiss health care system is an advantage
  • Fluent in French or German, English both written and oral is mandatory

This is a field based position

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, Annual Bonus, Contributory Pension Scheme, Private Health Cover and Life Assurance.

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