Director, Mood Disorders - HCP

Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America Boston , MA 02298

Posted 11 months ago

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Job Description


Owns development and operationalization of the strategy for HCP Marketing to drive demand and manage expense targets for the Franchise.


  • Leads development of the HCP marketing strategy for the Franchise, ensures cross-functional alignment and fit with the Franchise priorities and strategy.

  • Owns key strategic choices: HCP segmentation, Brand positioning, leverage points in Decision Flow, strategic imperatives.

  • Partners with Multichannel Marketing Team on the development of the integrated HCP Tactical Plan. Oversees and / or leads implementation of programs and tactics to deliver against defined indication of strategies and ROI tactics.

  • Collaborates with Franchise Leadership Team (Vice President Franchise, Director, Patient Marketing, Multi-Channel Marketing Partner) to deliver financial objectives for the portfolio.

  • Leads, coaches and develops HCP Marketing Team to achieve HCP Marketing goals and objectives. Establishes expectations and priorities, timing and budget phasing for the Team.

  • Monitors and assesses changes in the industry and competitive landscape and their impact on the HCP marketing strategies and programs.

  • Develops strong cross-functional collaboration with key internal stakeholders (Sales Leadership, Sales Training, Commercial Operations, etc.) and external stakeholders (agency of record, associations, Key Opinion Leaders, etc).

  • Effectively manages vendors and agencies, their work product and budget for assigned programs. Makes recommendations to optimize investment mix.



  • Bachelors Degree

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

  • Expert in developing marketing strategy and tactic design with demonstrated success in aligning cross-functional Teams.

  • Experience leading and developing high-performing marketing Teams.

  • Ability to lead and set direction for customer-facing functions (e.g. Field Force, Multichannel Marketing Team)

  • Ability to lead and influence cross-functional teams and drive alignment across key stakeholders, including executive level.

  • Ability to effectively mobilize internal and external resources and make trade-offs.

  • Strong influencing, communication and presentation skills.


  • MBA
  • Experience in the therapeutic area


  • None required


  • Able to sit for long periods at a desk

  • Able to read and review large quantities of printed material or online material


  • Travel to internal and external meetings including overnights and weekends will be required, estimated up to 30% travel.


Boston, MA

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