Shire Senior Key Account Manager, Ophthalmology - Wales Territory in United States

Job Description

Due to the launch of a new product within Ophthalmology in the UK, Shire is now recruiting for Senior Key Account Managers across the UK to develop and market innovative therapeutics to eye care professionals that preserve and enhance vision in areas of high unmet need and improve the quality of life for patients and their caregivers. At the moment, we are particularly committed to dry eye disease, glaucoma and infectious conjunctivitis, where we have products or active development programs.

  • Manage own account(s) and catchment area(s) through cost-effective resource deployment and deliver agreed targets and other performance metrics in collaboration with the cross-functional team

  • Develop strategic, efficient and cost effective account action plans that are aligned to the marketing brand plan and national strategy.

  • Accountable for formulary acquisition on territory ensuring all products are able to be prescribed.

  • Sharing regional and personal success stories within the wider cross functional team to embed a culture of high performance within the division

Key Experience / Requirements

  • Proven track record within pharmaceutical/healthcare industry as an Account Lead / Key Account Manager or equivalent.

  • Experience within Ophthalmology or eye care highly desirable but not essential.

  • Commercial awareness, self-starter and initiative-driven

  • Ability to work and collaborate with different functions in a cross-functional team

  • Experience interacting with Patient Associations, HCPs, KOLs and other players of the ecosystem environment

  • Strong proven attitude for Biotech/ Hospital/ Specialty products promotional field work

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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.