Neuroscience Account Specialist- Charlotte, NC (Field Based)

Basking Ridge, NJ, United States
Oct 08, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Neuroscience Account Specialist- Charlotte, NC (Field Based)

Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals Inc.

Job Description:

Position Summary

The Neuroscience Account Specialist builds and maintains strong professional relationships with Neurologists and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) physicians in private practice, medical group practices, hospitals/academic medical centers, office and ancillary staff involved in the care of cervical dystonia patients. The Neuroscience Account Specialist is a clinical and business leader who represents the values of Ipsen by providing approved, disease and product information and resources to key decision makers and stakeholders within their assigned territory. The assigned terriory is as follows: NC, SC, GA-Savannah

Essential Functions


Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Grow market share of Dysport® for approved indications (Cervical Dystonia and Adult Upper Limb Spasticity).
  • Responsible for meeting or exceeding assigned sales goals for the territory by effectively positioning the benefits and use of Dysport® for appropriate patients
  • Develops and implements robust territory business plans centered on performance; meet or exceed territory productivity requirements
  • Develops strong and long-term relationships with customers in all assigned accounts
  • Represent Ipsen's brands in a professional, compliant, ethical and effective manner
  • Demonstrates thorough understanding of disease states, Ipsen's brands and relevant competitor products
  • Demonstrates a high proficiency of the broader reimbursement environment; possesses a deep understanding of the reimbursement and fulfillment pathways for neurotoxins and or physician-administered injectables
  • Demonstrates highly effective territory management and superior selling competencies in a diverse array of channels (e.g., physician offices, hospitals, integrated systems, VA facilities, etc.)
  • Fosters team effectiveness and accomplishments of shared goals by sharing knowledge, experience and information
  • Effective management of large geographic territory resources and budget
  • Complies with all laws, regulations and policies that govern the conduct of Ipsen U.S. staff


  • Minimum of BS/BA Degree in any area/discipline
  • Minimum 2 years demonstrated success in the Neurology/PM&R marketplace

  • Neurotoxin and/or physician administered injectable experience preferred
  • Buy & bill experience preferred
  • Demonstrated strong capability in account management, superior selling competencies and proven sales performance track record of meeting or exceeding goals
  • Demonstrated strong business analytics to understand and analyze business and market drivers, and develop, execute and adjust territory business plans
  • Demonstrated skills at building and maintaining professional relationships with key customers, office staff and others in the customer influence network
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in matrix teams
  • Demonstrated track record of developing self to drive and enhance performance
  • Must be proficient in the following applications: MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook
  • Must be flexible, able to manage multiple tasks, and have strong attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively communicate with customers, internal and external contacts at all levels
  • Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills a must

Core Competencies (Specific knowledge, skills and abilities that enable an individual to effectively perform the job)

  • Product knowledge
  • Customer Orientation
  • Selling & presentation
  • Documentation
  • Communication, verbal & Written
  • Buy and bill reimbursement experience
  • Planning & follow-thru
  • Considerable travel in less populated geographies. 50-60% overnight travel to be expected.

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principles functions for this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance workload.

Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity, marital status, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. conducts background screening, reference checks, and drug testing as part of its pre-employment screening process. This description is not intended to be constructed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements for the position. This position may change or assume additional duties at any time. The employee may be requested to perform different or additional duties as assigned.

All Employees are expected to adhere to all company policies and act as a role model for company values.

IPSEN is an equal opportunity employer that strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to an individual's race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.