Oncology Account Specialist-Des Moines, IA
Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals Inc.
Oncology Account Specialist
Join a company that is patient centric and be part of a team of professionals who specialize in growing multiple Oncology Brands to help patients with rare and difficult to treat cancers.
The Oncology Sales Representative will provide physicians, pharmacists and healthcare professionals with products, services, and information that will enable them to use and prescribe Ipsen’s products safely and effectively. The ideal candidate will be capable of managing the territory and administrative requirements in an efficient manner, and will achieve full compliance with drug laws and regulations when providing samples of Ipsen’s products to physicians.
Territory includes, Des Moines, IA, Omaha, Nebraska, North and South Dakota.
The general job responsibilities assigned to the Sales Representative are as follows:
Achieve the assigned sales objective for the territory.
Attain the designated goals for calls on appropriate healthcare professionals to communicate balanced, accurate, and complete information on Ipsen’s products.
Execute calls on Physicians, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals in order to provide product information and to assure the availability of Ipsen’s products in the territory. Engage in in-depth conversations with physicians and other healthcare professionals utilizing multiple data sets across a broad base of approved product indications. Navigate through complex organization structures including hospitals and healthcare communities.
Manage the territory in an efficient and orderly manner, ascribing to principles of key physician/account prioritization, daily call reporting, and sample accountability. Develop and execute effective business plans.
Demonstrate completion of administrative requirements including budget management, logins, sample accounting, expense reports etc. within timelines and company guidelines.
Complete all required training courses and continually updates product knowledge.
Comply with all provincial and federal laws, regulations and guidelines including Rx&D Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals as well as complying with all Ipsen’s standards and policies relating to all job activities.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills.
Understand and address managed care issues within the territory.
B.Sc. or B.A. degree required
Minimum five years of experience as a Pharmaceutical Representative, and minimum of 2 years as a Specialty Care Rep.
Experience in oncology area is strongly preferred
Health education experience is a strong asset
Academic background in healthcare is a strong asset
Excellent communication skills
Ability to build strong relationships
Valid driver’s license and a good driving record are required (no more than three moving violation convictions within the past three years).
Ipsen is a leading biopharmaceutical company dedicated to improving patient lives through innovative medicines in oncology , neuroscience and rare diseases. We take pride in our culture, which is rooted in collaboration, to deliver results for our core customer – the patient. This level of involvement by cross-functional teams promotes a strong sense of unity and pulls together all colleagues locally and across our key geographies, which span 115 countries across North America, Europe and Asia.
We focus on improving the health outcomes of people living with cancer
Our Oncology teams work tirelessly to develop medicines that prolong patients’ lives and improve their health outcomes.
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.