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MS Area Business Manager Sr.

Job Description

Genzyme has pioneered the development and delivery of transformative therapies for patients affected by rare and debilitating diseases for over 30 years. We accomplish our goals through world-class research, collaboration with the global patient community, and with the compassion and commitment of our employees.  With a focus on rare diseases and multiple sclerosis, we are dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of the patients and families we serve.  Genzyme's portfolio of transformative therapies, which are marketed in countries around the world, represent groundbreaking and life-saving advances in medicine. As a Sanofi company, Genzyme benefits from the reach and resources of one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies, with a shared commitment to improving the lives of patients.
Sanofi, an integrated global healthcare leader, discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs. Sanofi has core strengths in the field of healthcare with seven growth platforms: diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets, animal health and the new Genzyme.
Area Business Manager, Multiple Sclerosis

Territory:  San Antonio, TX


Job Description:
In this field based, Specialty Sales position, you will be responsible for the successful promotional launch of a new MS therapy.  Within a highly competitive marketplace, you will be called upon to successfully execute sales launch strategies to meet / exceed demand targets within your geographic territory. 


Job Responsibilities:

•         Educate targeted healthcare providers on the benefits of a new MS therapy within your assigned territory

•         Develop and communicate deep scientific understanding of MS, assigned, and competitive products within the MS marketplace

•         Cultivate and maintain long-term business relationships with key accounts and key opinion leaders within the MS community

•         Develop and implement a territory specific business plan and utilize all available resources to foster a successful sales environment and deliver on business unit objectives

•         Effectively convey complex clinical and reimbursement product information to key stakeholders in a highly competitive marketplace

•         Execute a customer centric needs based selling approach with targeted Healthcare Providers

•         Collaborate effectively with Thought Leader Liaisons, Area Business Managers, Business Relations Managers, Infusion Support Managers, Site Coordinators, Managed Markets, Medical Field and home office teams as required

•         Conduct promotional programs for both professional and patient audiences

•         Achieve and exceed assigned monthly, quarterly and annual sales targets

•         Attend local, regional and national meetings as directed

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

•         BA/BS Degree Required, preferably in life science or business. MBA a plus.

•         5 years of industry (pharmaceutical, biotech or medical device) sales experience, with 1-2 years in specialty sales

•         Demonstrated ability to learn and apply technical and scientific product-related information

•         Ability to travel to meetings/trainings/programs as necessary - additional travel may be required within the assigned territory

•         Valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications:

•         MS sales experience strongly preferred

•         Experience with infusion products strongly preferred

•         Experience with a “buy and bill” model strongly preferred

•         Sales launch experience, understanding of local managed markets environment, and pull-through experience strongly preferred

•         Experience placing products on hospital formularies strongly preferred

•         Excellent verbal communication skills are essential to the success in this position

•         Must have the ability to create and implement a business plan to achieve territory and business sales goals

•         Strong collaboration skills and proven ability to work across multiple functions

•         Demonstrated leadership experience

•         Experience conducting speaker programs

•         Should reside within the geographic area of the assigned territory.#LI-GZ

Job Snapshot

Post Date 10/3/2014
Location San Antonio, TX
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Management
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services, Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 70068201-36789
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