Shire Account Lead Far East/Khabarovsk in Remote, Russia

Primary Duties

  • Based on Marketing strategy identify and visit the clinical centers to find appropriate HCPs, treated Hematology diseases

  • Raise awareness and interest for the related diseases in order to support HCPs in visited centers on promoted product line

  • Educate and train relevant specialists in Haematology therapy areas to facilitate patient identification and / or treatment

  • Inform on the products during daily visits, Group Meeting presentations and at medical events

  • Develop and manage the relations with the Key Opinion Leaders in the territory

  • Build and support relations with local Health Care Authorities, KOLs and treatment provision chain

To organize all necessary contacts and activities in order to achieve company goals in close collaboration with Regional Manager, National Sales Manager, Medical and Marketing functions, within the agreed promotion budget


80% Visits and activities with own customers (HCPs, Authorities, Key OLs, Distributors)

20% Administration work

Education and Experience Requirements


  • University degree in Medicine/Biology/Chemistry/Pharmacy or other life sciences

  • Strong proven attitude for Biotech/ Hospital/ Specialty products promotional field work and willingness / possibility to travel

  • Experience of successful field force and territory management for a period not less than 2 years

  • Analytical and challenging mind

  • Commercial awareness

  • Strong presentation and negotiation skills

  • Self-starter mentality


  • Medical and Field Management experience in the medical area for not less than 1 and 2 years respectively

  • Display detailed understanding and demonstrated success in Key Account Management as a means of delivering results

  • Knowledge of hospitals/ medical centers/ health care system structure in the territory.

  • Connections with specialists in one of the following areas: pediatricians, neurologists, dermatologists, allergists, cardiologists, nephrologists and others according to the marketing strategy and Patients needs

  • Being able to work with PC at a regular practical level

  • Acceptable business English level

  • Advanced degree (PhD etc.)

Key Skills, Abilities, and Competencies

He/she should also be able to work on his own without daily guidance/support from superior to achive our goals.

  • The person has to be flexible in the possible reorientation of activities and timing for the benefit of our mission.

  • Positive spirit and enthusiasm is a must.

Complexity and Problem Solving

The person must decide on his own travel/visit plans in the territory and where to set priorities in customers support to achieve our goals.

Internal and External Contacts


  • Reports to Regional Manager. Regional Manager serves as first line advisor.


  • Hospital physicians, hospital staff, specialists at primary care level

  • Regional HC Authorities and Chief Specialists

  • Organizations & people involved in the Named Patient Importation process

Other Job Requirements

  • Driver’s license mandatory

  • Ability to travel throughout own Federal District and selected cities from other Districts and to Moscow

  • Participation at the meetings in Russia and abroad

  • Russian as mother language.

  • English language skills to allow efficient scientific reading/ participation in product training in the disease area and sales meetings/ trainings in English

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Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We strive to develop best-in-class products, many of which are available in more than 100 countries, across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Ophthalmics, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal/Internal Medicine/Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; and a growing franchise in Oncology.

Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.