Posted to MedZilla on 3/20/2018

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

United States-, Regional Business Director - Great Lakes 1703470-MZ


Are you looking for a patient-focused 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 Regional Business Director covering the Great Lakes Territory.

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Regional Business Director working on Primary Care Sales team, you will be empowered to provide leadership and direction at a regional level to achieve company objectives, meet customer needs, and foster team development. A typical day will include:

  • Leading the execution of business strategies to achieve sales objectives within a specific geography.
  • Responsibility for leading, coaching, developing, directing and managing activities of District Managers within a specific geographical assignment to achieve sales results.
  • Responsibility for leading the execution of business strategies across the product portfolio to achieve sales results in region.
  • Working with and through District Managers to ensure regional sales performance meets or exceeds Company sales objectives. Model ownership and accountability in executing company priorities and strategies to maximize sales results.
  • Implementation of a regional business plan to be executed through the District Managers and conduct quarterly business reviews to identify and provide updates on business opportunities.
  • Ensure that the region attracts and retains highly qualified, diverse sales talent with demonstrated successful performance results.
  • Effectively coach, develop, motivate and monitor team performance to include: regular and timely feedback through advanced coaching techniques, actionable Development Plans that develop talent for increased responsibility, early identification of performance challenges or deficiencies and creation of action plans to appropriately address performance gaps.
  • Develop a focused vision and create a high performance team environment which values continued professional development and personal accountability. Eliminate barriers and foster a solution oriented mindset throughout the region. Exhibit both a long-term, strategic view of the business with an acute focus on driving immediate results.
  • Recruit, screen and hire District Managers and support the sales representative recruiting efforts within the region. Create an environment of learning and growth for long term success, development and retention of talent.
  • Provide consistent and accurate expectations and ongoing feedback to District Managers as part of an ongoing performance management process through timely assessment of performance using measurable outcomes.
  • Collaborate with peers, marketing and training personnel to share information and implement regional initiatives/strategies.
  • Advise Area Sales Director and District Managers of market place trends and competitive information.
  • Work with Regional Account Managers, National Account Managers and other Regional Directors to develop region specific strategies for managed care accounts.
  • Manage regional budget and resource allocations to maximize return on investment.


  • Bachelors degree
  • Ten (10) years of sales and marketing experience in the pharmaceutical industry, with a minimum of five (5) years of management level experience in the pharmaceutical, immunology, biologic/biotech, or medical device industries which may include district management, account management, marketing management, and/or product management experience or the equivalent.
  • Preferred Experience in district/regional sales position at a pharmaceutical organization.


  • Valid Driver s License required.


  • Ability to drive to or fly to various meetings/client sites.
  • Limited overnight travel may be required.
  • Ability to attend sales meetings at off-site locations.


  • 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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