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Regional Access Manager - Southwest

応募 後で応募 求人ID R0012525 掲載日 09/18/2019 Location:Boston, Massachusetts

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Job Description

Regional Access Manager - Southwest

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 Access Manager - Southwest. This is a field-based position and the states covered within the geography include Utah, Arizona and New Mexico.

Here, everyone matters, and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Regional Access Manager working on the Managed Markets team, you will be empowered to be the point of accountability to deliver on Takeda’s strategic intent of ‘partner for access’ in a region covering 1-3 gold accounts, 3-8 silver accounts and ~10 bronze accounts worth $50-$100m. Inclusive of Commercial, Medicare, Managed Medicaid, IDN and Government (State, DoD/VA) payer accounts, and a typical day will include:


  • Deliver Takeda’s partnership aspiration at Gold Accounts (including developing and delivering strategy)
  • Deliver ongoing account management at Silver Accounts
  • Adopt ‘boiler plate’ approach at Bronze accounts
  • Work directly with the sales leadership team of RSD and DMs to identify market access opportunities and drive pull through across the region and execute on Regional Business Ownership model
  • Establish and maintain customer relationships
    • Map organization decision makers at accounts and their needs at gold accounts.
    • Ensure Takeda builds relationships with key people, at gold and silver accounts, with increased Takeda presence (medical, HEOR etc.) at gold accounts
    • Deliver ‘boiler-plate’ approach to bronze accounts
  • Deliver sales pull-through
    • Be the interface between sales and managed markets for the region
    • Review data (sales, trends, comparison etc.) to identify pull-through opportunities
    • Develop (and align) business cases (including tactics, budgets, KPIs) for investment based on clear pull-through assumptions
    • Work with regional account managers and sales to execute pull-through plans

  • Co-ordinate and maintain internal partnerships
    • Collaborate with Takeda leadership, marketing strategy, contracting analytics, government affairs, reimbursement, and medical to support account goals
    • Develop and maintain relationships with other internal support functions (e.g., legal)

  • Develop programs for the account, and contract
    • Develop, and continuously improve, innovative programs and contracts to meet the account and Takeda’s needs
    • Ensure Takeda formulary positioning focused on profitability to meet market share objectives
    • Negotiate contracts and meet revenue/rebate objectives vs. budget
    • Integrate Advocacy support, diagnose patient assistance/ reimbursement and troubleshoot access barriers as needed.
    • Utilize all available resources (volume/ claims analytics, reimbursement data, etc.) at the product & payer level to optimize opportunities.


  • Strategic plans for the accounts that are aligned across Takeda for key accounts
  • Increased sales pull through
  • Rebates and discounts within agreed levels
  • Improved formulary placement / increase patient access



  • BS/BA degree
  • 3+ years of previous management or account management experience.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Detailed knowledge of payor/PBM economics: understanding key issues and how these shift given changing US healthcare landscape
  • In-depth pharma knowledge: including prescribing, regulations, CMS & state policies, supply chain, managed care, sales and legal)
  • Strategic thinking: understand account priorities and impact on individual decision-makers
  • Consultative selling: ability to identify emerging stakeholder needs and to problem-solve innovative ways (programs, contracts etc.) for Takeda to help meet those needs
  • Prioritization: to ensure that effort is directed towards account with greatest potential (e.g., gold accounts)
  • Co-ordination across multiple internal stakeholders: leadership and communication skills
  • Clear understanding of analytics: ability to apply analytical insight to drive account performance and ability to “ask the right questions” of analytical resources
  • Business planning: develop a robust and challenging business plan for the account, and align Takeda stakeholders against delivery


  • Approximate 40% travel expected within geography


  • 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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