Valeant Pharmaceuticals

GI Senior Territory Manager, Colorado

Job Location US-CO
Job ID
9770
Pos. Category
Hidden (160089)
Pos. Type
Full Time

Overview

Salix Pharmaceuticals is a class-leading specialty pharmaceutical company committed to the prevention and treatment of gastrointestinal (GI) disorders. For more than 20 years, Salix has licensed, developed, and marketed innovative products to treat GI problems. The company’s mission is to give healthcare providers and patients the most effective solutions in gastroenterology.

 

As an organization, we’re not only committed to all of our external customers, but are deeply passionate about providing rewarding opportunities to all of our employees and delivering exceptional value to our shareholders. Most importantly, we measure true success based on the difference we make in the lives of the millions of Americans who are affected by GI disorders every year.

Responsibilities

The Territory Manager (TM) is responsible for the sale of the organization's product(s) in a specified region or major geographical area.  Essential responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Develop effective sales presentations for physicians within region and close sales by using marketing materials and selling techniques to increase prescriptions.
  • Analyze data and manage territory to effectively target high prescribing physicians.
  • Make presentations on the organization's products to target physicians.
  • Maintain knowledge of current trends in industry.
  • Meet established call average expectations and sales performance expectations.
  • Read, understand, and utilize clinical papers and proof sources to maintain product knowledge and competitive product knowledge for effective presentations (sales calls).
  • Complete administrative paperwork in a timely manner and provide reports to Manager regarding daily call activitiy and feedback from physicians.
  • Attend various sales training classes, sales meetings, and national/regional conferences.

 

Qualifications

Qualifications

We seek a candidate with a Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline.  A minimum of two years of successful pharmaceutical sales experience is required.  A demonstrated track record of success is required.  Candidates should also demonstrate strong interpersonal, teamwork, organizational, and workload planning skills.  The successful candidate will be able to communicate verbally using correct English, grammar, proper technical terminology, and pronunciation for telephone and group presentations.  Candidates should be physically able to perform all job duties which necessitates: driving in a geographically large territory for long periods of time each day; lifting sample boxes (25 pounds); traveling by airplane and car, usually within the US; remaining in standing position for prolonged periods of time when giving presentations or lunches; and performing other job-related duties and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time.

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