Sales Specialist - Rockford, IL: Ophthalmics
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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONJob Description
The Executive Sales Specialist/Representative will promote approved products in the assigned therapeutic area portfolio to prescribing HCPs in assigned territory.
Develop and maintain strong working relationships with target HCPs.
Deliver MLR approved, education-focused messages, as well as the assigned therapeutic area disease-state information to target HCPs.
100%: BUSINESS PLANNING/EXECUTION
Enhance HCP awareness of Shire products clinical data, safety & efficacy.
Equip HCPs with appropriate tools to facilitate a robust conversation, enabling them to teach their patients about the assigned therapeutic area.
Build HCP knowledge and confidence in identifying treatment gaps in all domains.
Increase awareness of the assigned therapeutic area, and help HCP identify treatment gaps in diagnosed patients.
Expected to achieve call activity and adherence targets; as well as financial goals for assigned territory.
EDUCATION & MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Minimum of a Bachelor s degree required, preferably in a scientific field.
Minimum 3+ years of pharmaceutical sales experience or equivalent are required.
Minimum 3+ years of specialty pharmaceutical experience or equivalent required, preferably in the assigned therapeutic area.
Must have demonstrated knowledge and understanding of healthcare institutions and commercial managed care; experience selling within healthcare institutions preferred.
Continuous market based travel required.
Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We have best-in-class products available in more than 100 countries across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal / Internal Medicine / Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; a growing franchise in Oncology; and an emerging, innovative pipeline in Ophthalmics.
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.
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