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Pharma Field Sales-Endo Diabetes Care Specialist(EDCS)-Kansas City, MO Job

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Date: Jul 12, 2017


Company: Novo Nordisk

Requisition ID 48880BR
Title Pharma Field Sales-Endo Diabetes Care Specialist(EDCS)-Kansas City, MO
Job Category Sales
Job Description Pharma Field Sales - Endo Diabetes Care Specialist (EDCS) - Kansas City, MO

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. This position represents Novo Nordisk to selected key endocrinologists and other customers as directed. This position has a goal of cultivating strong professional relationships with Endocrinologists, positioning Novo Nordisk as a leader in the diabetes care market, understanding the local market and customer needs and positioning Novo Nordisk product and services to improve care of patients with diabetes to maximize sales within an assigned territory. The EDCS must achieve sales goals by utilizing a patient-centric and clinical approach to engaging their customers and promoting Novo Nordisk’s portfolio of diabetes products to key endocrinologists and other customers. The EDCS uses local knowledge, tools and resources to assess, create and maintain advocacy of customers aligned to company, brand and clinical goals; the EDCS develops local strategies and executes local tactical plans (consistent with company direction) to engage Endocrinologists and actively move them along the advocacy continuum. This position also evaluates and recommends the most appropriate Novo Nordisk product and approved usage for the customers’ needs.

Externally, the EDCS maintains relationships with physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and other key personnel in health care settings and major academic and large community health systems. The EDCS also assists their endocrinologists with their local clinical and educational initiatives by coordinating company resources (e.g., counterparts, materials, information, initiatives, etc.) to ensure an aligned approach to benefit improved patient health. Internally, the EDCS reports to the Endocrinology District Business Manager of the specific sales territory.

The EDCS interacts on a regular basis with other field-based employees (e.g., DBMs, IDBMs, DCSs, IDCSs, Managed Markets Sales Team, Diabetes Educators, Medical Liaisons) covering the same geographic areas. The EDCS actively shares information and plans to develop a common understanding of individual customers and overlapping market dynamics to ensure a coordinated approach.

* A Bachelor's degree from college or university accredited by an organization recognized by the US Department of Education; advanced degree preferred.
* At least 2 years of pharmaceuticals sales experience required.
* Ability to sell and promote Novo Nordisk’s portfolio of diabetes products with a focus on endocrinologists and key personnel who make or influence hospital formulary decisions, the prescribing decisions of physicians, interns and residents.
* Ability to develop and utilize relationships with endocrinologists, clinics, and other individuals who make or influence the purchasing, prescribing, and/or formulary decisions • Demonstrated leadership and decision-making ability.
* Intermediate computer skills required (Windows, Word, Excel).
* Mastery knowledge of the clinical management of diabetes and the range of treatment options
* Must be a self-starter and be able to evaluate options and make decisions on your own with minimal supervision.
* Must maintain a valid driver's license and obey all applicable traffic laws.
* Prior computer experience using sales data/call reporting software ideal.

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.
Position Location US - Field Based - Across US
State/Provinces US - KS

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: Kansas City

Job Segment: Endocrinology, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Field Sales, Healthcare, Sales

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