Regional Business Manager – Oklahoma City

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

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Job Description

About the role:

Are you looking for a patient-focused company to inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Regional Business Manager in our Oklahoma City region!

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Regional Business Manager working on the Gastroenterology Rare Disease Sales Team, you will be empowered to drive product demand in targeted physician offices and key clinics and impact patients’ lives.

How you will contribute:

Clearly understand and implement the marketing plan, accurately articulate the value proposition of the brand, and utilize on-label and approved marketing materials only in order to attain sales/patient objectives for assigned products on a monthly, quarterly, and yearly basis.

Communicate all disease, product, and formulary information in a manner that is truthful and non-misleading, consistent with Takeda compliance policies and all applicable laws and regulations.

Manage your territory using discretion and judgment when executing the brand strategy to maximize sales performance within the assigned customer population. This may include physicians within specialty medical practices and their staff, specialists within local hospitals and clinics, and any other appropriate HCPs within their geographic area.

Analyze local and regional business/managed markets trends in order to build both long and short terms goals that lead to a successful business plan.

Work compliantly in a matrix environment encompassing Patient Services, Specialty Infusion Pharmacies, and Managed Markets, which includes treating confidential patient information in accordance with Takeda practices and policies.

Create productive business partnerships with internal customers in order to create compliant plans for selling approaches that align with the company and territory business plans.

Seek clarification from management and/or Compliance & Legal when uncertain whether a proposed activity could violate the law or compliance policies.

Meet regularly with targeted HCP’s and staff within assigned geography to understand their needs and discuss whether Takeda and Takeda products could meet their identified needs.

Utilize a consultative selling approach. This will be a highly technical, solution-oriented selling model enabling the representative to meet the needs of healthcare professionals who treat Short Bowel and/or Ulcerative Colitis patients.

Focus efforts on achieving greatest positive patient impact.

Manage a territory marketing and promotional speaker program budget in a manner that is consistent with all Takeda compliance policies.

Share best practices and actively participate in Regional/National meetings

Utilize CRM system to document account profiles, pre and post call activities.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:


Bachelors’ degree – BA/BS

Minimum of 5 years of pharmaceutical or medical device sales and/or relevant clinical or industry experience

Ability to discuss therapeutic strategies to inform and influence decision makers

Ability to successfully develop and apply clinical and business expertise, and effective selling skills

Strong verbal, influencing, presentation and written communication skills

Reside within or close proximity to assigned geography

Ability to adapt to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities.

Displays an ongoing commitment to learning and self-improvement.


Execution of marketing strategies at the local level

Demonstrated business and strategic planning skills to identify unique selling opportunities and adaptability to changing market conditions

Demonstrated understanding of managed care landscape and how it influences/impacts business

Strong collaboration skills and success working in teams

Specialty injectable sales

Selling a product that is distributed through a specialty infusion pharmacy

Experience selling a product that requires extensive coordination with patient services

Working knowledge of Gastroenterology

Orphan drug and highly specialized medical sales experience

Demonstrated ability to analyze complex technical data and to develop strategic and actionable business plans


Valid Driver’s License

Travel Requirements:

Must have valid driver’s license issued in US with clean driving record

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.

Base Salary Range : $119,200.00 to $149,000.00, based on candidate 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.


Oklahoma – Virtual

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