Shire TAKHZYRO Sr Product Manager in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Sr Product Manager, TAKHZYRO


  • Work closely with the TAKHZYRO launch & marketing lead to ensure marketing plans align with the overall brand strategy

  • Develops and leads key components of the brand planning and tactical execution focused on patients

  • Leads brand planning and tactical planning for TAKHZYRO

  • Leads marketing planning for the launch of the new administration device

  • Leads content development for patient advisory boards and updates to the HCP to patients slide deck.

  • Collaborate effectively with medical, regulatory and legal reviewers in CMLR to ensure all developed tactics are aligned with Shire standards

  • Collaborate effectively with the HAE in line team to ensure a synergistic approach

  • Act as day-to-day lead in the implementation of promotional materials, messaging, and programming

  • Act as Shire lead in project management with marketing agency partners

  • Manages assigned budget

  • Attends professional/ patient conferences and advisory boards (2-3 times/year)

  • Supports/leads other activities for a successful execution of internal and field based initiatives

Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science and / or business and minimum of 4 years of commercial pharmaceutical experience required. MBA is a plus.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in the US market (required)

  • Launch experience (required)

  • Rare/Orphan disease marketing experience is desired (advantage)

  • Agency management experience (briefing/execution/budgetary oversight) required

Key Skills and Competencies:

  • Must be a team player with strong self-awareness

  • Must be results oriented, pay attention to detail, be accurate, prompt and able to meet deadlines

  • Must take accountability for individual work and be able to influence others

  • Ability to work in a team and independently

  • Financial, analytical, and decision making skills

  • Must possess ability to be a fast learner, be creative and flexible

  • Ability to communicate objectives and results to a variety of audiences

  • Strong presentation skills and ability to partner with Sales staff

  • Adaptable and open to an environment of change

Internal and External Contacts:

  • Advertising agencies (vendor)

  • Medical Communications agency (vendor)

  • Public Relations agency (vendor and internal)

  • Event Management agency (vendor and internal)

  • Corporate Accounts / Managed Care (internal)

  • Sales (internal)

  • Business Insights (internal)

  • Global Marketing (internal)

  • Regulatory Affairs; Legal; Medical; Compliance (internal)

Other Job Components:

  • Day-to-day decisions regarding tactical execution of brand are expected

  • Collaboration with cross-functional teams in which input will be needed to make strategic decisions

  • Ability to travel 25%, including some weekends

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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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