Key Account Manager

United Kingdom: South West Devon and Cornwall

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Ref: UK15395

Company :Takeda
Location : Devon and Cornwall
Vacancy Type : Headcount - Full Time
Position : Key Account Manager

24/10/2017 16:13:15

Job Description

Ashfield Healthcare are proud to be partnering with Takeda to recruit a team of Direct to Headcount Key Account Managers. The role is develop the local business plans and to build strong relationships with Clincians, Medicines Management, Payors, and other key decision makers; for the uptake of their IBD product.   

Takeda UK is a wholly owned subsidiary of Japan's leading pharmaceutical company. Building on a distinguished 230-year heritage, Takeda today is the world’s 12th largest manufacturer of ethical medicines, a research-based global enterprise with affiliates in 71 countries and employing some 31,000 people.

Key Responsibilities

  • To construct and develop the territory business plan within the IBD Business Unit
  • Lead on its delivery across your territory in order to achieve financial and business objectives
  • To build strong and robust relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Keep up to date of NHS policies, structures and funding streams
  • To monitor and review the territory business plan, proactively making adjustments in line with changing circumstances to ensure that business goals are achieved.
  • To leverage support for products/ideas/projects across a local health economy and to contribute to the development and mobilisation of local and national brand advocates.
  • To ensure that all knowledge management and CRM systems are maintained in accordance with Takeda standards and to ensure that business plans and objectives are transparent to Takeda UK.
  • To ensure all Regional administration and expense claims are submitted according to Takeda standards

Essential Skills

  • Evidenced substantial track record of pharmaceutical industry sales success
  • 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
  • Ability to understand and to communicate copmplex data.
  • Confidence to engage in challenging conversations, whilst maintaining professionalism and good relations.


This is a Direct to Headcount position.

Ashfield Healthcare is an energetic, fast-paced environment where people are highly valued.

It’s our people that have made us successful, and we are committed to our values.

Quality, Partnership, Ingenuity, Expertise and Energy.

If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity please select "APPLY NOW" below.

Please note if you have not heard from a member of the recruitment department within 7 days your application has been unsuccessful at this stage.

Thank you for your interest in Takeda.

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