Jul 20, 2022

Job Description

1886! We have more than 130 years of experience in treating patients. A division of Novartis, Sandoz is a global leader in generic and biosimilar medicines, committed to driving access to medicine worldwide!

As Network Specialist SD Channel, you will be responsible for network management in the German speaking part of Switzerland, manage the business relationship and activities with networks in order to foster and extend the relationship and obtain the sales targets. Furthermore, you will develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders within network accounts, developing deep understanding of customer challenges with respect to patients and identifying solutions that enhance patient care.
Your Responsibilities:
• Responsible for driving sales, promotion and development in the designated networks (German speaking part of Switzerland) to reach commercial goals

• Develop customer development strategy, dedicated network plans for assigned accounts, align on account objectives and execute as well as contribute to the mapping of stakeholders, including segmentation and profiling and provide accurate and timely data for the Sandoz CRM system

• Establish and develop long-term relationships with key networks. Acquire a thorough understanding of key customer needs and requirements. Expand the relationships with existing customers by continuously proposing solutions that meet their needs & objectives

• Lead the preparation of strategies and individual tactical plans and to give strategic input in terms of analysis, future potential and key programs required for the accounts in tight collaboration with line manager

• Prepare and negotiate contracts, and guide initiatives that the company launches to target particular account in alignment with line manager

• Analyze market situation including competitive intelligence activities on key accounts and key competitors and strive for opportunities

• Organize customer events and other programs independently or with marketing/medical department, in line with agreed business tactical plans

• Develop an effective sales team through training and coaching or management of key commercial programs

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

What you'll bring to the role:
• Completed commercial training (e.g. KV apprenticeship or commercial school) or equivalent
• Strong communication skills paired with the ability to build trustful relationships
• Analytical skills with an affinity for numbers
• Adaptability to a dynamic environment
• Proficiency in German (written and spoken), good knowledge of English, French is an advantage

Why Sandoz?

500 million patients were touched by Sandoz generic and biosimilar medicines in 2021 and while we’re proud of this, we know there is more we could do to continue to help pioneer access to medicines for people around the world.
How will we do this? We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.
We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!

Imagine what you could do here at Sandoz!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse
team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.

*Some restrictions on flexible working options may apply and will be discussed during interview if applicable.

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