Takeda Pharmaceuticals Thought Leader Liaison - Southeast in Boston, Massachusetts
Thought Leader Liaison
FL - Virtual
ABOUT THE ROLE:
The PDT Thought Leader Liaison (TLL) role is a field-based, non-sales focused position, working with Neurologist and muscular skeletal specialist (KOLs), Strategic Accounts, and Academic Medical Institutions to ensure cross-functional commercial resources are applied appropriately. The primary focus is with thought leaders and key opinion leaders. The TLL is assessed in the key areas:
KOL engagement & management
Local and National Conference engagement
Liaise with marketing and sales leadership
Identify and engage with Strategic Accounts
All interactions are always within label, and consistent with commercial compliance, legal and regulatory guidelines.
You will work closely with and within approved Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), with the other field directors, RBDs (Regional Business Director), TBMs (Territory Business Managers) and MSL/FME; in addition to home office-based colleagues in Marketing, Medical Affairs, Sales, and Market Access.
The TLL must demonstrate a high level of clinical and customer knowledge. The TLL should have experience with both field and headquarters protocols and procedures. The TLL should demonstrate an ability to engage health care professionals and inform the execution of current and future brand and disease-state strategies. TLLs are responsible for developing and executing educational and engagement strategies.
How you will contribute:
The behaviors that are critical for success are:
Lead without authority
The ability to execute tactical projects and provide timely feedback while managing multiple projects.
The TLL must be able to:
Identify strengths and opportunities needed to deliver a winning KOL and P2P value proposition to key stakeholders in the United States across a broad portfolio
Develop an engagement and communication plan for the top 20 KOLs in your region
Must be clinical data and scientifically oriented in-order-to discuss disease state and general research interests of our KOLs
Ability to evaluate current evidence gaps across different stakeholder groups and perspectives within the US
KOL Engagement & Management
Align with cross functional teammates, to orchestrate resources with the top KOLs
Execute the neuro-muscular strategy for KOL engagement activities
Develop a regional KOL engagement strategy by identifying, profiling, cultivating and maintaining long-term relationships with KOLs
Identify and maintain an understanding of Neuro-muscular KOLs within the neuropathy field
Conduct business conversations focused on Takeda Neurology (CIDP & MMN)
Gather market intelligence and information to support overall business strategy
To serve as a resource for commercial teams regarding KOL landscape and expertise within the neuro-muscular community
Support Marketing in management of speakers and consultants
Collaborate with sales and marketing for selection and nomination of speakers for peer-to-peer programs, symposia, product theaters, and training needs
Assisting with the education of KOL speakers, consultants, and advisors with approved decks and materials
KOL Engagement at National and Regional Conferences
Plan and execute KOL engagements, state, regional, and national conferences, POAs, field visits, and other venues as directed in a compliant manner to raise awareness of Takeda's plasma derived therapies business
Present at conferences, advisory boards, and sponsorship opportunities
Capture feedback derived from brand needs through live interactions with targeted customers and KOLs
Work with targeted KOLs to obtain feedback on brand-related marketing strategies/materials for CIDP & MMN
Participate as member of cross-functional brand team(s) to provide feedback on strategy, messaging, and tactical execution and novel programming ideas and concepts
Help with the facilitation and cross-functional planning, recruitment, and execution of regional and national advisory boards, capturing feedback to inform brand decisions
Provide competitive intelligence gained through interactions to help shape strategy.
Provide recommendations for neuro-muscular advisory board participants
Provide speaker nominations and recommendations to marketing
Speaker Bureau Operations and Content
Assist with on-label KOL development, including identification and coaching of promotional speakers with approved slide decks and materials
Help to compliantly train speakers on approved promotional slide decks, and assist with completion of annual compliance training
Attend all live HCP TLLs region programming to observe, coach, and help the speaker where necessary to ensure compliant execution of content
Work with the Brand Leads on new content creation and existing content updates, as well as new programing ideas
Manage monthly reporting on Speaker Program KPIs and field force performance
Serve as the single point of contact for high-volume speaker logistic / scheduling and working cross functionally to ensure communication
CORE ELEMENTS RELATED TO THIS ROLE:
Ability to assemble and lead cross-functional teams toward a shared vision of success
Ability to present ideas effectively to individuals or groups, targeting presentation to the needs of the audience
Demonstrated organizational skills and project management experience, including superior analytical and planning skills
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to execute against strategic plans
Excellent oral and written communication skills must be demonstrated, including ability to present corporate presentation, marketing plans, and scientific data to external customers and internal staff.
Must possess maturity and excellent interpersonal skills, including receptiveness, responsiveness, and flexibility in interacting with both internal and external collaborators
Possess strong leadership skills and commits a high degree of influence and trust
Ability to work independently and schedules priorities to meet set deadlines.
- 7+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry, 7+ years of insights and analytics is required.
10+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry,
Neurology experience or rare disease commercial experience
Significant travel including up to 60-75% of any month.
60% - 80% travel and reside within the geographic area of the assigned territory, or within a reasonable distance as determined by leadership
Travel to include working out of the home office once or twice a month
What Takeda can offer you:
401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
Tuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributions
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
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.
Absent an approved religious or medical reason, all US field-based employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, as a condition of employment.
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.
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