Account Manager – Oncology - Detroit, MI - Remote

Account Manager – Oncology - Detroit, MI - Remote
*This is a remote position. Territory includes Detroit and Northern Ohio.

The Strategic Account Manager (SAM) is the primary Sandoz promotional contact for assigned accounts and is charged with forging long-term relationships with key decision-makers and influencers. As a member of the
Novartis provides innovative healthcare solutions that address the evolving needs of patients and societies. Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Novartis offers a diversified portfolio to best meet these needs: innovative medicines, cost-saving generic and biosimilar pharmaceuticals and eye care. Novartis has leading positions globally in each of these areas. In 2016, the Group achieved net sales of USD 48.5 billion, while R&D throughout the Group amounted to approximately USD 9.0 billion. Novartis Group companies employ approximately 121,000 full-time-equivalent associates. Novartis products are sold in approximately 155 countries around the world.

Sandoz Biopharmaceuticals Oncology Franchise, SAMs are responsible for optimizing Sandoz access, share and profitability by representing and promoting Sandoz Biopharmaceuticals products to target HCPs and decision makers in assigned accounts. The SAM collaborates with cross-functional colleagues to develop and execute tailored regional programs that are based on a thorough understanding of the local market drivers and opportunities, are aligned with national brand strategic imperatives, and are compliant with our Code of Conduct and all Sandoz policies and procedures.
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 any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
A Bachelor’s degree required, ideally in business, marketing or relevant sciences related area

Minimum of 5 years pharmaceutical sales experience, 2 of which
must be in Oncology, Urology, Institutional or Specialty sales.
Qualified candidates must have a demonstrated record of success in a community Oncology or Hematology role and Academic Institutional setting.
Must be able to promote all products across a diversified portfolio.
Candidate must be self-motivated, possess a high degree of technical expertise, have exceptional selling skills, and must be familiar with the Oncology community.
Demonstrated strategic thinking, ability to balance short and long- term goals.
Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills required.
Personal integrity, teamwork abilities, collaboration skills and a customer focus are necessary.
Must be able to organize and prioritize.
Computer literacy (i.e., Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is a must.
Willingness to travel over a broad geography is required (up to 50% of time).
Qualified candidates must reside within the open territory and live within a workable geography.
The ability to work effectively and efficiently in a stressful environment
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 purposes. These are fundamental qualifications for the job.
Detroit, MI
Sandoz Inc
Full Time