Shire LSD Regional Disease Education Manager - California in Remote, California

Primary Role:

The California Regional Disease Education Manager (RDEM) is responsible for the implementation of the strategic initiatives developed by the leadership team. The RDEM will educate and raise awareness of specific Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gaucher Disease and Hunters (MPS II) Syndrome, with health care providers in a defined geography to uncover patients that are appropriate for Shire’s therapies. The RDEM will be expected to meet or exceed set expectations related to patient identification and the development of a robust sales funnel. Further, once an appropriate patient/provider is identified the RDEM will partner with the Regional Business Manager (RBM) to assist with the steps necessary to get the patient on drug.

Geography: California - Responsible for the entire state can be located anywhere within the geography.


This position will be responsible for all disease education related activities within their geographic responsibility, including achievement of MBO’s, business planning in partnership with the RBM, and expense control. The RDEM will educate and inform HCPs on Gaucher Disease and Hunters (MPS II) Syndrome. They will describe signs and symptoms of the diseases and inform on the differential diagnosis process. They will educate HCPs on the appropriate treatment referral route. They will attend conferences and workshops as an exhibitor or presenter. The RDEM will identify appropriate/approved community outreach opportunities to help raise disease state awareness.

Education & Experience Requirements:

Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in business or science related field is required

Healthcare provider, Nursing, Genetic Counselor background preferred but not required

Minimum of 4 years of sales experience required

Minimum of 2 in specialty biologics preferred

Complex sales model experience is preferred

A consistent track record of success (Top 20% performance), President’s Club or other top tier awards preferred

Experience providing complex disease education preferred

Rare disease experience is a plus

Experience in teaching institutions and key regional accounts is a plus

Demonstrated pioneering experiences required

Demonstrates proficiency in the following key Shire Competencies:

Builds and Leverages Relationships

Demonstrates Business Acumen

Drives Results and Execution

Supports Our Regulatory Environment

Key Skills

Excellent questioning and probing ability in a customer call

Technical competence-Excel/CRM/Data analysis

Excellent call/daily planning discipline

Proven analytical capabilities

Large and small group presentations

Relationship management

Teamwork and collaboration

Adaptability in a fluid market place and growing organization

Ability to work independently

Thrives in unstructured environments

Other Job Requirements:

Candidate must live in territory - anywhere within the state of California

Must work evenings and weekends as needed

Extensive travel required and varies by territory

Candidates must possess a powerful sense of urgency, a strong desire for results and a strong work ethic.

About Shire:

Shire's Brave culture offers employees with diverse backgrounds the opportunity to enable those with life altering conditions to lead better lives. Shire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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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.