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Psychiatry Area Sales Manager - Northern California

Employer
Lundbeck
Location
San Francisco, California
Start date
Dec 1, 2023

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Discipline
Sales & Service, Account Management
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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Job Details

Territory: Northern California - Psychiatry

 

Target cities for territory include San Francisco & Sacramento - will consider candidates who live within 100 miles of territory boundaries with access to a major airport. Territory boundaries include: Greater Fresno up to Oregon border, Hawaii & Northern Nevada including Reno.

 

 

SUMMARY:

At Lundbeck, we are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best. Inspired and driven by our purpose, we are the only global biopharmaceutical company focused solely on brain diseases. We have a robust and innovative pipeline, bringing forward transformative therapies to address unmet needs in neurology and psychiatry. Join us on our journey of growth!

 

As an Area Sales Manager (ASM) you will be responsible for leading, developing, and managing a diverse, high performing sales team to achieve sales goals for promoted products within our psychiatry portfolio. Set and lead the development of area strategic direction and tactical sales plans using robust analytical skills to identify strengths and opportunities, while minimizing weaknesses and threats to execute those plans and meet or exceed sales goals.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Leading People

  • Achieves business objectives and sales results by observing Account Manager interactions with target customers, extended treatment team members, ancillary staff and providing them with individual coaching, feedback and inspiration. Helps Account Manager continue to develop for success in current role and for future growth.
  • Establishes a result driven highly collaborative team culture by demonstrating personal accountability, teamwork, and collaboration
  • Leads by example and works collaboratively across functional areas by serving as a resource and by leveraging the expertise of others.
  • Recruits, develops, and retains diverse, high performing Account Managers to Lundbeck.

Knowing the Business

  • Guides the identification of local market systems of care, patient flow, reimbursement, and provides innovation solutions
  • Identifies strategic relationships that are valuable to the area’s business (e.g. KOLs, advocacy, P&T committee, etc.)
  • Actively seeks to discover and meet the needs of internal and external customers by building relationships and delivering innovative solutions.
  • Ensures that Account Managers can accurately craft Managed Markets selling messages to effectively position Lundbeck’s products within the context of the provider’s setting and payer mix.

Managing Execution

  • Sets and maintains competent product knowledge and selling skills standards within the team. Directs and monitors the execution of approved marketing plans and promotion campaigns. Evaluate and identify improvement and development opportunities of account managers through performance management process to include clear, timely, and actionable feedback on a regular basis.
  • Facilitates local market execution by aligning the sales force and other cross-functional areas (to include alliance partners), persuading, convincing, or motivating a targeted audience through collaboration and direct or indirect influence.
  • Analyzes sales reports and develops plan of action.
  • Maintains timely communication with account managers, management and in-house personnel. Manages multiple priorities and resources related to individual and group efforts. Takes responsibility for redirecting efforts as needed to deliver high productivity and quality of work from self and others.
  • Assures adherence to all standards, policies, procedures and guidelines as set forth by the organization.

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE and SKILLS:

  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Sciences degree from an accredited college or university
  • External Candidates:  Minimum of 3+ years sales management experience in Pharmaceutical, Biopharmaceutical’s, Biologics or related experience.
  • Internal Candidates must have a minimum of 1 year of Commercial experience in areas such as: Sales Management, Training, Market Access, Sales Operations, or Marketing or a minimum of 2 years consistent sales success within Lundbeck
  • Documented track record of sales success and financial management.
  • Demonstrated leadership with the ability to develop, train and provide feedback to a group of account managers.
  • Must possess superior communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Driving is an essential duty of this job; must have a valid driver’s license with a safe driving record that meets company requirements
  • Meeting and complying with reasonable industry-standard credentialing requirements of healthcare providers / customer facilities is required for continued employment with Lundbeck.
  • Must live within 100 miles of territory boundaries

 

PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

  • Previous CNS sales management experience 
  • Experience in calling on customers at a variety of call points, including offices, community mental health centers and hospitals
  • Previous sales management experience and/or experience in other areas of the business; i.e., marketing, sales training, managed care account manager, sales operations, account management is a plus.
  • Previous experience working with alliance partners (i.e. co-promotions)
  • Previous experience partnering with Advocacy groups
  • Previous experience building and developing effective teams
  • Experience in product launch or expansion within sales

 

TRAVEL:

  • Willingness/Ability to travel up to 70% domestically to (a) regularly meet/interact with customer base and internal personnel within assigned territory; and (b) attend internal/external conferences and meetings spanning locations within the United States. Travel must be able to be completed in a timely manner.

 

The range displayed is a national range, and if selected for this role, may vary based on various factors such as the candidate’s geographical location, qualifications, skills, competencies and proficiency for the role. Salary Pay Range: $145,000 - $190,000 and eligibility for a sales incentive target of $48,000, and eligibility to participate in the company’s long-term incentive plan. Benefits for this position include flexible paid time off (PTO), health benefits to include Medical, Dental and Vision, company match 401k and company car. Additional benefits information can be found on our career site.

 

Why Lundbeck

Lundbeck offers a robust and comprehensive benefits package to help employees live well and protect their health, family, and everyday life. Information regarding our benefit offering can be found on the U.S. career site.

 

Lundbeck is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to disabled veterans and other individuals with disabilities during our employment application process. If, because of a disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please visit the U.S. career site.

 

Lundbeck is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law, rule, or regulation. Lundbeck participates in E-Verify.

Company

At Lundbeck, we are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health so every person can be their best. Headquartered in Copenhagen with a U.S. home office in Deerfield, Ill., Lundbeck is the only global biopharmaceutical company focused solely on brain diseases. Our legacy in neuroscience goes back seven decades and we have a long heritage of innovation. Lundbeck has developed and commercialized some of the world’s most widely prescribed therapies for psychiatric and neurological disorders. Today, we remain uncompromisingly committed to improving the quality of life for people impacted by brain disorders. Lundbeck is unique from other biopharmaceutical companies in that we are 70 percent owned by a research-focused foundation. We have a deep and productive pipeline, and we continue to bring forward symptomatic therapies to help people live better lives, while simultaneously pursuing disease-modifying treatments.

Offices in:

  • Deerfield, IL - Lundbeck US Home Office
  • LaJolla, CA - Lundbeck La Jolla Research Center, Inc.
  • Bothell, WA - Lundbeck Seattle BioPharmaceuticals, Inc

Diversity

Diversity matters, and inclusion creates powerful organizations

To ensure that we reflect the diversity of our patients and their needs, we are focused on creating the context, culture, and systems where all Lundbeck employees - no matter who and where they are - can be their authentic self and perform at their best. In practice, this means that individuals feel empowered not despite their differences but because of them. We know that people are sometimes put into boxes - some of these boxes are of our own choosing and some of these boxes are chosen for us. For this reason, Lundbeck is taking a systematic, business-led approach to D&I that looks into and breaks down these boxes. Our bold action on inclusion includes an ambitious two-year plan that enables equality of opportunity through fairness and transparency, promotes openness, tackles bias and discrimination, and fosters belonging through our unique Lundbeck culture. From the highest levels of Lundbeck to the shop floor, we are working to ensure D&I is an integrated practice and mindset.

Benefits

Lundbeck offers a competitive benefits package that includes:

• Medical, dental, vision effective day 1 of employment

• Generous vacation, sick leave, holiday shut down and company paid holidays

• 401k match with immediate vesting

• Parental Leave

• Hybrid work model for office-based roles

To view more details about our Benefits, please click on the link below.

Lundbeck 2023 Benefits Summary

Sustainable Development Goals

In 2020, we based the key aspects of our sustainability strategy on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We found we have a significant impact on seven of the 17 Goals:

• Goal 3: Good Health and Well-being

• Goal 5: Gender Equality

• Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

• Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities

• Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

• Goal 13: Climate Action

• Goal 16: Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions

Key examples are Goal 3 that is closely linked to our corporate purpose and dedication to restore brain health and Goal 13 that drives our efforts to prepare for a zero emissions future. We will use our influence and act to promote Goals 5, 8, 12 and 16. Across our sustainability actions, we are seeking partnerships with others to enable change and maximize impact (Goal 17).

Lundbeck

Who We Are

A highly specialized pharmaceutical company that has conducted neuroscience research for more than 70 years. We develop innovative treatments to restore brain health and transform the lives of millions of people worldwide.

What We Strive For

Global leadership in brain health. Whatever your area of specialization, you will be part of our company-wide commitment to develop and advance treatments that improve the lives of people with brain disease.

What Drives Us

A culture of innovation, collaboration, and respect. We inspire curiosity, expect integrity, and pursue our achievements through knowledge-sharing, patient engagement, and the passion to deliver our end goal.

Our Societal Commitment

We understand we carry a huge responsibility for the societies we serve, and use our knowledge and voice to raise awareness, challenge standards, and increase opportunities – for patients and each other. We are at the forefront of treatment innovation, and together we continue to make a difference to people living with brain diseases.

Our Investment in You

As one way we invest in your career, we offer our employees a competitive compensation and benefit package that matches benchmark and general market conditions in our individual business locations.

Employee Satisfaction

The success of our strategy, “Expand and Invest to Grow Lundbeck” hinges on our combined competencies – and competence hinges on highly qualified and motivated employees. Our Employee Satisfaction Survey (ESS) gives us the pulse on employee motivation by asking about key elements in our work lives including management, work climate and development opportunities. We follow up on the ESS with concrete initiatives aimed at maintaining our focus on our unique workplace culture and providing personalized and aligned development opportunities for our employees.

Employee

Our Beliefs

• Patient-driven We put patients at the center of our fight for health and human dignity.

• Courageous We dare to confront unsolved healthcare challenges.

• Ambitious We set high expectations for ourselves because people in need have high expectations of us.

• Passionate We persist in developing life-changing therapies because life should not be interrupted by brain disease.

• Responsible We act with respect and integrity in everything we do

   

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Company info
Website
Phone
224-507-1000
Location
6 Parkway North
Deerfield
Illinois
60015
United States

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