Sales Specialist Eye Care - Baton Rouge - Remote

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Sales Specialist Eye Care - Baton Rouge - Remote

Job Description

This is in the Baton Rouge geography. Candidates can live in Baton Rouge, Lafayette, or Lake Charles, Louisiana

750 million. That’s how many lives our products touch. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

We are Novartis. Join us and help us reimagine medicine

The Sales Specialist is accountable for implementing the sales strategies for approved Novartis Ophthalmology products consistent with Novartis’ compliance standards as well as all applicable legal requirements for those key targeted Health Care Providers (HCP’s) within an assigned territory. The Sales Specialist will pull through access and drive utilization for approved Novartis Ophthalmology products with appropriate patients.
Your key responsibilities:
• Builds and develops professional relationships with (but not limited to) key providers including Ophthalmologist and pharmacy staff within assigned customers
• Drives appropriate utilization of approved products. The Sales Specialist works closely with other Novartis commercial associates to generate pull-through within local payers, community HCP’s, and Systems of Care
• Leverages expertise and knowledge of disease state, the marketplace, applicable competitors, industry and cross-functional activities/plans to anticipate and effectively manage business opportunities and challenges
• Develops and implements effective customer specific territory plans. Communicates insights to internal stakeholders
• Understands fully the assigned customers’ product and business needs and works to meet those needs while adhering to all of Novartis company ethics and compliance standards
The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Minimum requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
• Education: Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree is a plus
• Internal Novartis sales associate with experience in pharma/biotech sales. External: Must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in pharmaceutical sales
• Proven track record of consistent high performance and Demonstrated success working within cross functional teams
• Candidate must be properly licensed and able to safely operate and drive an automobile in order to perform field calls on customers; must have a driving record deemed safe by the Company.
• Some territories will require regular airline travel and over-night stays in order to perform the essential functions of the job; most will at least require occasional airline travel and over-night stays for training or other business purposes. Ability to travel, including overnight travel, is a fundamental requirement for the job.

Desirable requirements:
• Experience in the promotion of Ophthalmology products
• Demonstrated effective decision making, problem-solving and strategic thinking

You’ll receive:
• Great benefits with Novartis, a global pharmaceutical company including both 401K and a retirement/DC plan, and a fleet vehicle is included for all field sales professionals.

Why consider Novartis?
799 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2019. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!
Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Join our Novartis Network: If this role is not suitable to your experience or career goals but you wish to stay connected to learn more about Novartis and our career opportunities, join the Novartis Network here: https://talentnetwork.novartis.com/network
PHARMA
US PHARMA
USA
Baton Rouge, LA
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Sales
Full Time
Regular
No