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Takeda Pharmaceuticals Senior Product Manager-Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) in Boston, Massachusetts

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Job Description

Senior Product Manager

About the role:

Join Takeda as a Senior Product Manager where you will be responsible for Key Opinion Leader and competitive strategy for the product. Close collaboration and support for HCP and Consumer team leads. Primary responsibility is developing Key Opinion Leader content aligned with brand strategy, working with OCE and A&I to ensure omnichannel execution and optimization. As part of the Commercial Business Operations, you will report to Director, Marketing.

How you will contribute:

  • Key Opinion Leader strategy: Leads development, implementation and optimization of programs, engagements and tactics related to Key Opinion Leaders in alignment with the Brand strategic priorities.

  • Responsible for contacting of Key Opinion Leaders and Patient Advocates and associated documentation, tracking and monitoring for all Brand led engagements.

  • Develops and navigates core promotional assets through medical, legal, and regulatory review (PRT).

  • Effectively manages vendors and agencies, their work product and budget for assigned programs.

  • Monitors and evaluates performance of programs and recommends areas of optimization, identifies actionable insights to improve Customer experience.

  • Competitive Strategy: Collaborates with A&I competitive lead to ensure key market events are assessed, monitored, and integrated into strategy, brand plans, LOE and field communications.

  • Partners with Omni Channel Marketing team to pull through HCP, Consumer and Key Opinion Leader Strategy in non-personal channels.

  • Participates in the Brand Planning process and Brand strategy development.

  • Sample Strategy – Liaison to Sample Operations, brand point for sample forecasting and MySample Closet, label update sample considerations

  • Liaison with Market Access regarding brand messaging for formulary changes, brand strategy on saving and support programs.

  • Sales Summer Internship brand rotation lead will revise and refine 2-week rotation curriculum, organize meetings and presenters, and serve as the Brand point person.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 5+ years of experience with increasing responsibilities in sales, marketing, or related function

  • Healthcare related experience

  • Ability to influence cross-functional teams and drive alignment across key stakeholders.

  • Ability to effectively mobilize internal and external resources.

  • Strong influencing, communication, and presentation skills

  • Travel to internal and external meetings including overnights and weekends will be required, estimated up to 20% travel.


  • Pharmaceutical marketing experience

What Takeda can offer you:

  • Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision

  • Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan

  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings

  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days

  • Community Outreach Programs and company match of charitable contributions

  • Family Planning Support

  • Flexible Ways of Working

  • Tuition reimbursement

More about us:

At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

This position is currently classified as "hybrid" in accordance with Takeda's Hybrid and Remote Work policy.

Preference will be given to candidates with a remote location near, and availability to work during the working hours of, the corporate office in Boston, Massachusetts.

Base Salary Range : $ 130,200 to $186,000, based on candidate professional experience level. Employees may also be eligible for Short-term and Long-Term Incentive benefits as well. Employees are eligible to participate in Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k), Charitable Contribution Match, Holidays, Personal Days & Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement Program and Paid Volunteer Time Off. The final salary offered for this position may take into account a number of factors including, but not limited to, location, skills, education, and experience.

In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.

EEO Statement

Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.


Boston, MA

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