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Pharma Field Sales - District Business Manager (DBM) - Erie, PA Job

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Date: Aug 3, 2017

Location: Erie, PA, US

Company: Novo Nordisk

Requisition ID 49021BR
Title Pharma Field Sales - District Business Manager (DBM) - Erie, PA
Job Category Sales
Job Description Pharma Field Sales - District Business Manager (DBM) - Erie, PA

Novo Nordisk is a focused healthcare company and a world leader in diabetes care. We are actively working to change the course of the diabetes pandemic, improve the daily lives of people with diabetes, and to expand the possibilities for people with hemophilia.

To develop and lead sales teams in the execution of sales strategies that increase profitability to maximize sales objectives. Works with RBD to manage, train, develop staff, and prepare regional budget and business plans. This is an entry level district business manager position.

Reports to the Regional Business Director. Manages a district’s sales force, and has direct supervisory responsibility for Diabetes Care Specialists. Works closely with RBD, peers, and the home office to achieve sales objectives and to ensure the development of people. Other relationships include physicians, key accounts, co-promotion partners, associations, field and home office personnel.



* At least 5 years progressive pharmaceutical/healthcare sales experience required
* 2 Years previous supervisory experience preferred
* Bachelor’s degree required from a college or university accredited by an organization recognized by the US Department of Education; major in Business or Marketing preferred.
* Top 20% sales ranking for 1 out of last 2 years, documented (Regionally)
* A minimum of 50% travel required.
* Works within NNI’s established policies and procedures and ensures alignment of their work to Novo Nordisk Fundamentals.
* Significant record of sales accomplishments.


* Work to develop a full understanding of the content and then execute the regional business plan to achieve the fulfillment of Plan objectives/requirements. This includes delivery-of-care system delineation, account targeting, needs assessment, and program implementation.
* Manage business unit customer needs assessment. Apply assessment frameworks against accounts in region by overseeing DCS account assessment activities. Identify program/service requirements for addressing needs. Work with the VP Diabetes Sales, Field Sales, Regional Directors and appropriate home office management to feed requirements into program development (contracting, marketing programs).
* Gain an understanding of regional level coordination between field resources, intra-organization resources and inter-organizational resources. Work with RBD to incorporate district.
* Ensure that reporting personnel have Performance Achievement Plans with annual goals and measurements that are consistent with the priorities of the business, and that interim reviews are held so that their work is focused on those priorities, and they understand their level of accountability for results and the measurement process.
* Ensure that development and training plans are in place for all reporting personnel to enable the achievement of goals and capability to assume increased levels of responsibility.
* Ensure timely and accurate submission of administrative requirements.

A winning attitude and passion for making a real difference in the lives of our patients ensures the right fit for you and the team at Novo Nordisk. Our passion for helping people live better lives and our award-winning product pipeline can only be as effective as our ability to provide life-changing information to physicians and customers. Our Sales professionals ensure that the latest therapies and products reach the people who need them most, by listening to their needs and advocating for even greater enhancements.
Department SALES - D ERIE PA
Position Location US - Field Based - Across US
City Erie
State/Provinces US - PA

At Novo Nordisk, we know that driving change on a global level and improving treatment outcomes for people with diabetes and other chronic diseases begins here at home. That's why we make an unmatched commitment to our employees, our families and our communities. That means outstanding rewards, industry-leading training programs, and an environment that supports you to achieve your goals at every level. It's all part of the Novo Nordisk Way. It includes our Vision and our commitment to the Triple Bottom Line principle – helping us find the right balance between compassion and competitiveness

With a career at Novo Nordisk, you’ll feel a difference right from the start. It’s a sense of inspiration and mobility that comes from a shared belief in driving positive change for people, families, and communities everywhere. Congratulations on taking your first step!

Novo Nordisk is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Novo Nordisk will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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Nearest Major Market: Erie

Job Segment: Medical, District Manager, Field Sales, Pharmaceutical Sales, Sales Management, Healthcare, Management, Sales

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