Basic Information

Territory Southampton/Portsmouth/Dorset

Therapy Areas Respiratory- Spiolto COPD/ Asthma LABA/ LAMA. Dual therapy

Job ID 10591


Company: Ashfield Healthcare
Position: Medical Sales Representative
Territory: Southampton/Portsmouth/Dorset
Therapy Area: Respiratory 
Vacancy Type: Full Time – Permanent

Ashfield is recruiting a Medical Sales Representative to cover the Southampton, Portsmouth and Dorset territory. Our client has been family-owned since it was established in 1885, and is one of the pharmaceutical industry’s top 20 companies. Some 50,000 employees create value through innovation every day for the three business areas: human pharmaceuticals; animal health; and, biopharmaceuticals. In 2017, our client achieved net sales of around €18.1 billion and our investment in research corresponded to 17% of net sales.

Key Responsibilities:
• To work with Local Account Team to input recommendations on sales and marketing solutions based on understanding and evaluation of trends, customer needs, and competitor’s activity,     products or services that will generate sales.
• Customises approach for each call on each customer to assess customer needs and increase sales.  
• Has excellent understanding of customer priorities/needs and keeps abreast of changes in the local health economy.
• Build relationships with the customer.
• Obtain maximum commitment from customers on every call.
• Pro-active communication with internal stakeholders.
• Full accountability for understanding and adherence to industry and company policies and procedures.
• Responsible for attaining high levels of product, competitor, therapy area and environmental knowledge of promoted lines.
• Responsible for upholding the professional image of our client at all times.

Essential Skills:
• Degree level or equivalent.  Science or business background but others considered. 
• Good understanding of the NHS (UK) / HSE (Ireland) organisation and framework/national policies.
• ABPI (UK) / MRII (Ireland) qualification (understanding and adherence).
• Sound knowledge of commercial environment.
• Regulatory environment.
• PM vision and imperatives.
• Therapy area knowledge and brand strategies.
• Internal processes and network.

Please note that the ability to drive is a requirement of this role.

Ashfield is a fast-paced place to work where you will be highly valued. We will give you all the support, training and encouragement you need to deliver first-class results for our clients. With an international reach and great support, the opportunities here are wide and diverse. 

It is our people that have made us successful and we are committed to our values.
Quality, Partnership, Ingenuity, Expertise and Energy.

Successful candidates will benefit from a car, laptop, pension, healthcare and an excellent reward and recognition package. Please note that the ability to drive is a requirement of this role.

Please note if you have not heard from a member of the recruitment department within 7 days your application has been unsuccessful at this stage.

Thank you for your interest in Ashfield.