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BioPharmaceutical Area Sales Manager - North East

 
Requisition ID:  2164
Location: 

Hartford, New Jersey, US

Date:  Oct 4, 2021
 

Territory: Northeast - Neurology

 

Target cities for territory include the Hartford, New York, Boston or Newark - will consider candidates who live within 100 miles of territory boundaries with access to a major airport. Territory includes:  Connecticut, New York, South Massachusetts and North New Jersey

 

SUMMARY:

At Lundbeck, we are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best. Inspired and driven by our purpose, we are the only global biopharmaceutical company focused solely on brain diseases. We have a robust and innovative pipeline, bringing forward transformative therapies to address unmet needs in neurology and psychiatry. It is a very exciting time to join our team as we lead the way in creating positive customer experiences and introduce a new product to the market!

 

As a Biopharmaceutical Area Sales Manager (BASM) you will be responsible for leading, developing, and managing a diverse, high performing demand creating sales team to drive strong sales performance for promoted products within an assigned geographic area. Set and lead the development of area strategic direction and tactical sales plans using robust analytical skills to identify strengths and opportunities while minimizing weaknesses and threats to execute those plans and meet or exceed sales goals.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Leading Others

  • Achieves business objectives and sales results by observing Account Manager interactions with target customers, extended treatment team members, ancillary staff and providing them with individual coaching, feedback and inspiration. Helps Account Manager continue to develop for success in current role and for future growth.
  • Establishes a result driven highly collaborative team culture by demonstrating personal accountability, teamwork, and collaboration
  • Leads by example and works collaboratively across functional areas by serving as a resource and by leveraging the expertise of others.
  • Recruits, develops, and retains diverse, high performing Account Managers to Lundbeck.

Knowing the Business

  • Guides the identification of local market systems of care, patient flow, reimbursement, and provides innovation solutions
  • Identifies strategic relationships that are valuable to the area’s business (e.g. KOLs, advocacy, P&T committee, etc.)
  • Actively seeks to discover and meet the needs of internal and external customers by building relationships and delivering innovative solutions.
  • Ensures that Account Managers can accurately craft Managed Markets selling messages to effectively position Lundbeck’s products within the context of the provider’s setting and payer mix.

Managing Execution

  • Sets and maintains competent product knowledge and selling skills standards within the team. Manages demand creation by providing comprehensive clinical knowledge and executing sales and marketing strategies in the local market. Directs and monitors the execution of approved marketing plans and promotion campaigns. Evaluate and identify improvement and development opportunities of account managers through performance management process to include clear, timely, and actionable feedback on a regular basis.
  • Facilitates local market execution by aligning the sales force and other cross-functional areas (to include alliance partners), persuading, convincing, or motivating a targeted audience through collaboration and direct or indirect influence.
  • Analyzes sales reports and develops plan of action.
  • Maintains timely communication with account managers, management and in-house personnel. Manages multiple priorities and resources related to individual and group efforts. Takes responsibility for redirecting efforts as needed to deliver high productivity and quality of work from self and others.
  • Assures adherence to all standards, policies, procedures and guidelines as set forth by the organization.

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE and SKILLS:

  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Sciences degree from an accredited college or university
  • External Candidates:  Minimum of 3+ years sales management experience in Pharmaceutical, Biopharmaceutical’s, Biologics or related experience.
  • Internal candidates must have a minimum of 1 year of Commercial experience in areas such as: Sales Management, Training, Market Access, Sales Operations or Marketing or a minimum of 2 years consistent sales success within Lundbeck
  • Proven track record of consistent sales success and financial management.
  • Demonstrated leadership with the ability to develop, train and provide feedback to a group of account managers.
  • Must possess superior communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Driving is an essential duty of this job; must have a valid driver’s license with a safe driving record that meets company requirements
  • Meeting and complying with reasonable industry-standard credentialing requirements of healthcare providers / customer facilities is required for continued employment with Lundbeck.
  • Must live within 100 miles of territory boundaries
  • The Company requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof upon hire, or request a medical or religious accommodation

 

PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

  • Injectable/infusion sales experience within a buy & bill Medicare Part B/Medical benefit environment or other comparable reimbursement experiences
  • Migraine experience highly preferred
  • Experience in neurology, pain management, and/or biologics
  • Experience in both medical and specialty pharmacy benefit market with a strong level of understanding of pricing, government payers, and specialty pharmaceutical markets.
  • Previous success in navigating complex integrated health systems (hospitals, clinics)
  • Product launch or expansion experience, particularly in a new therapeutic class
  • Ability to incorporate the “total office” selling approach/account management
  • Strong business analytical skills (business/ financial acumen)
  • Master's degree in business, marketing or related field
  • Previous experience building and developing effective teams
  • Previous experience partnering with Advocacy groups

 

TRAVEL:

  • Willingness/Ability to travel up to 70% domestically to (a) regularly meet/interact with customer base and internal personnel within assigned territory; and (b) attend internal/external conferences and meetings spanning locations within the United States. Travel must be able to be completed in a timely manner.

 

The range displayed is specifically for those potential hires who will work or reside in the state of Connecticut, if selected for this role, and may vary based on various factors such as the candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and proficiency for the role. Salary Pay Range: $142,000 - $177,000 and eligibility for a $58,000 Sales Incentive Bonus Target based on individual performance, and eligibility to participate in the company’s long-term incentive plan. Benefits for this position include flexible paid time off (PTO), health benefits to include Medical, Dental and Vision, company match 401k and company car. Additional benefits information can be found on our career site.

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Why Lundbeck
Lundbeck is unique from other biopharmaceutical companies in that we are 70 percent owned by a research-focused foundation. We have a deep heritage of discovery and have brought breakthrough therapies to millions of people across the globe. And we're just getting started! Our success is driven by our great people and inclusive culture, which is guided by our beliefs of being Patient-Driven, Courageous, Ambitious, Passionate & Responsible. Are you ready to make an impact, one patient at a time? 

 

Lundbeck offers a robust and comprehensive benefits package to help employees live well and protect their health, family, and everyday life. Information regarding our benefit offering can be found on the U.S. career site.

 

 

Lundbeck is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to disabled veterans and other individuals with disabilities during our employment application process. If, because of a disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please visit the U.S. career site.

 

Lundbeck is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law, rule, or regulation. Lundbeck participates in E-Verify.

Lundbeck is a global pharmaceutical company specialized in brain diseases. For more than 70 years, we have been at the forefront of neuroscience research. We are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best. 

Billions of people worldwide live with brain diseases – complex conditions often invisible to others that nonetheless take a tremendous toll on individuals, families and societies. We are committed to fighting stigma and discrimination against people living with brain diseases and advocating for broader social acceptance of people with brain health conditions. Every day, we strive for improved treatment and a better life for people living with brain disease.  

We have approximately 5,600 employees in more than 50 countries, and our products are available in more than 100 countries. Our research programs tackle some of the most complex challenges in neuroscience, and our pipeline is focused on bringing forward transformative treatments for which there are few, if any therapeutic options. We have research facilities in Denmark and the United States, and our production facilities are located in Denmark, France, and Italy. Lundbeck generated revenue of DKK 17.7 billion in 2020 (EUR 2.4 billion; USD 2.7 billion). 

For additional information, we encourage you to visit our corporate site www.lundbeck.com and connect with us on Instagram (h_lundbeck), Twitter at @Lundbeck and via LinkedIn.