Key Account Manager - SW London - Oncology

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Account Management
  3. United Kingdom
Posting date: 13 Aug 2019

A leading pharmaceutical client is searching for a Key Account Manager, Oncology to join their team in the UK. The company specialises in various therapy areas including oncology, neurology and gastroenterology, and employs several thousand across the globe. This is an exciting opportunity to work with an internationally renowned organisation and bolster a career in the pharmaceutical commercial field.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Promote and sell product(s) by influencing customer opinion (prescribing, non-prescribing and commercial).
  • Provide regular progress on performance, preparing customer call plans and SMART call objectives.
  • Work to achieve business objectives and deliver results with a short /medium term operational focus by preparing and maintaining business plans.
  • Achieve expected levels of activity across customer groups.
  • Responsible for upholding the professional image of the organisation at all times.
  • Develop and maintain records of all customer and territory information on the CRM system within set timelines.
  • Measures return on investment of resourcing decisions and keeps within budget.
  • Monitor market trends, competitor products and customer need to identify new SMART business objectives and provide timely feedback to all relevant internal stakeholders.
  • Independently stays abreast of latest information in therapy area and maintains a high standard on training programmes and knowledge assessments.
  • Design and implement a Key Account Management strategy for territory and utilise the matrix team to deliver the required performance of the account.
  • Support sharing best practice across the sales team.
  • Provide market access expertise to ensure timely and appropriate uptake of company brands.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Science degree qualified or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated hospital sales experience (ideally within oncology).
  • Relevant Sales training.
  • Local industry accreditation - e.g. ABPI.
  • Experience in promoting oncology products is highly desirable.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

To Apply:

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Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.