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Oncology Product Specialist

Posted date May. 23, 2024
Contract type Full time
Job ID R-200325
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What you'll do

As a Sales Representative with us, you’ll sell life-changing medicines within one of four therapeutic areas: Oncology, Respiratory, Cardiovascular, Renal and Metabolic, and other diseases. Using your exceptional selling skills and personable attitude, you’ll build strong and strategic partnerships with healthcare providers across your territory – from clinicians and pharmacists to nurses and consultants.

The part you play in our business will be challenging, yet rewarding, requiring you to use your resilient, collaborative and diplomatic skillsets to make connections. The majority of your work will be field based, and will require you to be highly-organised, planning your monthly schedule, attending meetings and calls, as well as writing up reports.

Why AstraZeneca?

As one of the world’s leading BioPharmaceutical companies, we work to impact lives across R&D through to commercialisation. As a member of our team, you’ll enjoy the freedom to embrace your entrepreneurial spirit, sharing our medicines with customers in your territory and beyond.

Offering a clear development programme, we’ll train you to better understand and sell your product portfolio. And, we’ll enable you to meet your own development goals too. As well as structured support, you’ll benefit from the support of those around you – leaders and peers alike. Whether that’s receiving help from the marketing team or gaining compliance advice, we’ll be there to guide you. This is about doing the right thing, making an impact in the right way. Together.

Success Profile

No matter your experience or background, if you’ve got the passion and drive to progress, we’ll help you to succeed. These are some of the skills and capabilities we look for to ensure that success:

Independent

As this is a mobile role, you’ll be doing a lot of your work on your own. Being independent will be an important skill when delivering on targets. This means staying resilient and motivated in order to work successfully and meet your territory objectives.

Communicative

You’ll be connecting with a range of healthcare professionals with different product needs. Interpersonal and relationship-building skills are vital to your collaborative role. And, where possible, you’ll use those skills to proactively identify new business opportunities.

Flexible

Being on the road, you’ll be able to manage your own time, working around your various tasks. For this, you’ll need to be flexible in the way you work with the ability to adapt to and take advantage of opportunities as they arise.

Responsible

This is a heavily-regulated industry, so working within it means taking responsibility and being particularly observant when selling our products. This means managing your work and territory with diplomacy and in a way that is compliant.

Responsibilities

Job ID R-200325 Date posted 05/23/2024

Oncology Product Specialist

Do you have expertise in, and passion for Sales? Would you like to apply your expertise to impact the lives of patients in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be the one for you!


ABOUT ASTRAZENECA

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led, patient-focused biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious diseases. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies.We are on a journey to bring life-saving medicines to patients. Our role in contributing to decreasing mortality rates globally is clear – shaping the future by spotting a scientifically-led commercial opportunity and acting now to operationalise and scale it.

What you’ll do

Oncology Product Specialist would be responsible to develop territory and build strong customer relationships with the objective of maximizing sales volume and market share of oncology products on a given territory.

The job responsibilities includes:

  • Effectively implement sales strategy and tactics, plan of action (POA) in accordance with company policies

  • Regularly monitor territory’s sales performance to initiate appropriate actions to ensure performance is in line with objectives

  • Conduct analysis of market/competitors to identify territory business opportunities

  • Develop territory Business Plan based on POA and allocate resources (e.g. call activities, budget), for optimal sales impact

  • Monitor territory business plan to ensure resources are directed to customers of greatest potential

  • Participate in sales activities programs to increase product awareness in the market

  • Update territory customer segmentation classification, database and call records continuously

  • Explore and expand new customer base in line with SFE guidelines

  • Deliver key promotional messages within approved detail aids and in line with POA

  • Build trust and credibility with customers by demonstrating professionalism acting within the AZ Code of Conduct

  • Submit Monthly reports commenting on deviations from Business Plan and intended actions to align performance with objectives

  • Ensure punctual delivery of report

  • Develop behaviours leading to enhanced effectiveness as outlined in MR Competency definitions.

  • Identify areas for self-development and discuss developmental needs with FLSM

  • Attend & actively participate in sales meetings, product and sales training

  • Acts as a mentor/buddy/coach as project based (to support FLSMs) i.e :reps with lower performance, new reps in field introduction

Essential for the role

  • Bachelor Degree in any field, preferably science-related

  • Experience in Sales function, esp in Oncology Therapy Area.

  • High level of drive and determination

  • Good Interpersonal, influencing and negotiation skills

Desirable for the role

  • Insightful Patient and Customer Journeys

  • Able to Thinks Strategically

  • Able to work in Agile Working environment

  • Has ability to Influence and inspire others

Why join AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration, and always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development. We’re on an exciting journey to pioneer the future of healthcare.


So, what’s next?

  • Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you.

  • Are you ready to bring new ideas and fresh thinking to the table? Brilliant! We have one seat available and we hope it’s yours.

  • If you’re curious to know more then please reach out to aziza.fitriani@astrazeneca.com. We welcome your application.

Where can I find out more?

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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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Reasons to Join

Thomas Mathisen

There are many things I enjoy when working at AstraZeneca, mainly the Speak up culture, the great colleagues that are in my teams, the great products that AstraZeneca provides to our patients and the challenging conversations I have around our medicines.

Sales Representative Oslo, Norway

There are many things I enjoy when working at AstraZeneca, mainly the Speak up culture, the great colleagues that are in my teams, the great products that AstraZeneca provides to our patients and the challenging conversations I have around our medicines.

Christine Recchio

Working at AstraZeneca has impacted my life in such a positive way. I now have an improved work-life balance through creating my own schedule and time management, I feel a balance that I didn’t have before.

Sales Representative California, United States

Working at AstraZeneca has impacted my life in such a positive way. I now have an improved work-life balance through creating my own schedule and time management, I feel a balance that I didn’t have before.

Stephanie Ling

There are a lot of reasons why I enjoy working in AstraZeneca, my colleagues being one of them. My team members and the managers have provided a great deal of guidance in helping me to be more confident in my daily work.

Sales Representative Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

There are a lot of reasons why I enjoy working in AstraZeneca, my colleagues being one of them. My team members and the managers have provided a great deal of guidance in helping me to be more confident in my daily work.

Benefits

There’s a whole spectrum of perks that come with being a Sales Representative. From taking on the responsibility to enjoying opportunities to progress vertically and laterally. Discover some of our benefits:

Progression

We set you up to progress at every stage with structured goals and targets. There are also many routes you can take, from sales team management to product management, and beyond.

Autonomy

The work you do will allow you to take on a lot of responsibility, getting to know your product and owning the way you work – from your schedule and territory, to your strategy and the development of goals.

Performance based

We reward based on your performance. So, by creating a big impact – both on our commercial growth and your personal development – you’ll be rewarded well.

Training

Our training is of a high quality. From onboarding to on the job training, from learning from peers to product training, discover multiple opportunities to develop.

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