Portfolio Sales Manager - Manchester, Lancs, S.Cumbria, W.Yorks & NI

Portfolio Sales Manager - Manchester, Lancs, S.Cumbria, W.Yorks & NI

Job Description

799 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2019.

The Portfolio Sales Manager will lead sales activity across Greater Manchester, Lancashire, South Cumbria, West Yorkshire and Northern Ireland for a defined portfolio of products, taking responsibility for agreed sales targets for the portfolio and managing the sales team.

Your responsibilities:

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Accountable for performance of the allocated team, striving to exceed agrees sales and market share targets. Accountable for budget and expenses for the team. Communicate the sales force strategy and objectives to field force team and translate it into regional implementation plans to achieve the desired targets.
• Acts as the main interface between field sales and the management and company strategy. Lead, motivate, direct, develop, train and coach the sales team in order to deliver performance targets.
• Responsible for continuous improvement of team selling skills and product knowledge. Implement incentive program to motivate and stimulate field force to achieve goals.
• Accountable for collaboration with key accounts, marketing/ product managers and medical advisers; securing strategy implementation and operational plans for products.
• Drive initiatives that secure sales and promote products and effective leadership of the sales team.
• Accountable to maintain growth of market share in respective region for respective products.
Identify and implement business-building opportunities in order to support volume and market share growth.
• Keep abreast of the latest scientific developments in the assigned therapeutic area; stay updated on product knowledge, market pricing, competitor pricing etc. to recommend the Brand team, Market Access Team and other cross-functional teams. Brings specialised knowledge, uses it for influencing peers, subordinates, and external partners.
• Ensure all Novartis compliances, procedures and policies are followed. Develop an inclusive team culture.

Minimum requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:

• Sales in Healthcare / Pharma / related business.
• Pre-launch activities.
• Able to understand changing dynamics of Pharmaceutical industry.

Desirable requirements:

• Market Knowledge and Network.

You’ll receive:

Competitive salary, Annual bonus, Strong Work/Life Balance, flexible working, Top UK Employer, Pension scheme, Share scheme, Paid holidays, Comprehensive Medical Insurance, Subsidised Canteen, Employee Recognition Scheme, Sports & Social Club, Learning and development opportunities.

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 inclusion workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Novartis is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons.

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

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United Kingdom
Greater Manchester
Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Lt
Full Time