Key Account Manager

United Kingdom: Scotland Scotland

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Ref: UK15702

Company :Takeda Oncology
Location : Scotland
Vacancy Type : Permanent – Full Time
Position : Key Account Manager

11/01/2018 16:34:15

Job Description

Ashfield is recruiting a Key Account Manager to work as part of our Takeda Oncology team.               Takeda is committed to improving the lives of cancer patients by delivering extraordinary medicines through their science, innovation and passion.

As a Key Account Manager, you could be working on behalf of a cutting-edge organisation that’s specifically configured to give you the operational agility to respond quickly, and effectively, to new customers with fresh needs. 

Key Responsibilities

  • To construct, present and agree with the Divisional Sales Director/Business Unit Director Specialist Medicine the financial objectives, promotional strategy and tactics for the Region as part of business planning process.
  • To be accountable for the delivery of the plan across the Oncology portfolio of products, working with other field teams, their line management and Takeda Head Office functions.
  • To leverage support for products/ideas/projects across networks and to contribute to the development and mobilisation of local and national brand advocates.
  • To work collaboratively with other Takeda field teams and Head Office functions to integrate working practices and differentiate Takeda effectively to leverage maximum value for the company and the NHS.
  • To maintain a detailed knowledge of national policy objectives/drivers and apply this to identify opportunities for growing the business at a Regional level.
  • 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 the Senior Leadership Team of Takeda UK.

Essential Skills

  • 5 years + successful industry sales experience.
  • Preferred Oncology/Haematology experience.
  • Demonstrable account management skills – account management experience desirable.
  • Exceptional business planning and account management skills.
  • High level of influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrates well developed business and commercial acumen.
  • Ability to assimilate and communicate complex clinical data.
  • Proactive and accountable with a clear drive for completion and delivery.


Ashfield is a fast-paced place to work where you will be highly valued. We’ll give you all the support, training and encouragement you need to deliver first-class results for our clients. With an international reach and great support, the opportunities here are wide and diverse.


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

Quality, Partnership, Ingenuity, Expertise and Energy.

Successful candidates will benefit from a car, laptop, pension, healthcare and an excellent reward and recognition package. Please note that the ability to drive is a requirement of this role.

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 resourcing department within 7 days your application has been unsuccessful at this stage.

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Please contact David Jones for more information about this Key Account Manager job.

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