Shire Executive Sales Specialist - SPRINGFIELD, IL in United States

The Sales Specialist will promote approved products in the assigned therapeutic area portfolio to prescribing HCPs in assigned territory. Enhance HCP awareness of Takeda products clinical data, safety & efficacy. • Equip HCPs with appropriate tools to facilitate a robust conversation, enabling them to teach their patients about the assigned therapeutic area. • Build HCP knowledge and confidence in identifying treatment gaps in all domains. • Increase awareness of the assigned therapeutic area, and help HCP identify treatment gaps in diagnosed patients Metrics * Expected to achieve call activity and adherence targets; as well as financial goals for assigned territory.

Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in a scientific field.
  • Two or more years of pharmaceutical sales experience or equivalent are required.
  • Two or more years of specialty pharmaceutical experience or equivalent required, preferably in the assigned therapeutic area.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of healthcare institutions and commercial managed care; experience selling within healthcare institutions preferred.
  • Eye care/Ophthalmology experience preferred

Key Skills and Competencies

Builds and Leverages Relationships Partner with internal and external stakeholders to share knowledge and influence outcomes * The Sales Specialist creates networks with customers and colleagues in own area of expertise.

Demonstrates Business Acumen Leverage critical data and build business plans to drive performance * The Sales Specialist collaborates with manager to create territory plan; has general knowledge of industry practices and how it affects impacted customers at Takeda; influences HCPs.

Applies Selling Skills Articulate a customized customer value proposition and influence key decision makers * The Sales Specialist uses the current selling model- exercises judgment within defined procedures.

Drives Results and Execution Set challenging objectives and raise the bar on performance to achieve results * The Sales Specialist seeks guidance and mentorship - works under very general supervision.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law.

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Reasonable Accommodations

Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please call 484-595-8400 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Takeda is an industry-leading, global pharmaceutical company with an unwavering dedication to putting patients at the center of everything we do. We live our values of Takeda-ism – Integrity, Fairness, Honesty, and Perseverance – and are united by our mission to strive towards Better Health and a Brighter Future for people worldwide through leading innovation in medicine. Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. At Takeda, you will make an impact on people’s lives – including your own.