Prabhdeep Singh

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Regional Business Director - Pacific Job

Date: Apr 29, 2019

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Company: Novo Nordisk

About the Department
The Commercial team leads all sales and marketing efforts for Novo Nordisk Inc (NNI’s) robust portfolio, which includes insulins, analogues, GLP1s, devices, Oral Anti Diabetics (OAD), obesity medications, biopharmaceuticals and new products in the pipeline. As part of the team, you will have frontline exposure to our brand and marketing vision, business strategies, launch and lifecycle plans, and critical market insights that drive our business forward. At Novo Nordisk, we are the world leader in diabetes care and a major player in hemostasis management, growth hormone therapy and hormone replacement therapy. We use our skills, dedication and ambition to help people with diabetes, and we’re looking for individuals who want to do the same. In exchange, we offer the chance to be part of a truly global workplace, where passion and engagement are met with opportunities for professional and personal development. Are you ready to realize your potential?

The Position
To provide business unit development and leadership of a high performing field sales force. Develop and execute sales strategies that increase sales and market share, increase profitability, and maximize productivity.

Reports to a Vice President (VP) in the Commercial area. Manages an entire Regional Business Unit and has direct supervisory responsibility for District Business Managers (DBMs), and indirectly through DBMs, Diabetes Care Specialists (DCS). Works closely with the Health Systems teams, Educators, Market Access, peers, and the home office marketing, sales, and Medical. Other relationships include key physicians, key thought leaders, key institutions, field and home office personnel.

Essential Functions

  • Adhere to applicable company and workplace and policies
  • Ensure timely and accurate transmission of representative and manager required data e.g. customer coverage/call data, time accountability data, etc.
  • Monitor and reinforce the use of any applicable systems
  • Develop and monitor performance against regional budgets
  • Ensure timely and accurate submission of administrative requirements
  • Establish and oversee regional implementation and monitor adherence to administrative policies and procedures
  • Evaluate appropriate use of regional resources to ensure attainment of profitability goals
  • Review and audit expense reports
  • Develop and obtain significant thought leader support
  • Development of key opinion leaders (KOLs), advocacy groups, and others that can and will impact Diabetes pharmacological treatment and disease state management Effective use of promotional programs
  • Obtain sales and market share objectives consistent with the National Diabetes Sales goals for primary care and endocrinology
  • Operate within budget and obtain financial/return on investment (ROI) targets
  • Align the sales team with each other as well as other field personnel e.g. Account Executives, etc.
  • Establish a region vision consistent with the Novo Nordisk Way
  • Provide clear direction, inspiration and motivation of the regional Diabetes Sales team Take the initiative, anticipate and solve problems
  • Develop and execute regional and territorial business plans that result in achievement of NNI business results consistent with company objectives. Includes customer identification and prioritization, competitive analysis, business success requirements and implementation plans, future trends, etc.
  • Coordinate regional resources
  • Participate as a member in the National, Area and Regional planning process

Physical Requirements
40-50% overnight travel required. Driver must maintain a valid driver’s license. Must be in good standing by not exceeding the Novo Nordisk points threshold assigned based on review of Motor Vehicle Records.

Development of People
Ensure that reporting personnel have 3P forms 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 the individual development plan (IDP) forms include completed learning and aspiration plans and are in place for all reporting personnel to enable the achievement of goals and capability to assume increased levels of responsibility. Manage the application and communication of all Novo Nordisk policies, procedures, and Novo Nordisk Way.

  • A Bachelors degree required; major in business or marketing preferred
  • A minimum of eight years of progressive pharmaceutical/healthcare sales experience required
  • A minimum of two years previous first line management experience required. Four years previous management experience is preferred
  • Diabetes sales experience preferred
  • Marketing, sales training, or other home office experience preferred
  • Significant record of sales accomplishments

Novo Nordisk is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

If you are interested in applying to Novo Nordisk and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply, please call us at 1-855-411-5290. This contact is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

Requisition ID: 59816BR
State/Provinces: Los Angeles
Job Category: Sales

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Manager, Endocrinology, Medical, Special Medicine, Pharmaceutical Sales, Management, Healthcare, Sales