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Product Specialist Inflammation & Immunology - Germany  

Celgene (company)


Posted on : 19 July 2017

Project Description

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time

  • Under the direction of the Regional Business Manager, the I&I Product Specialist in a given territory will be responsible for the promotion, sales and support of company products or services, while achieving all territory sales goals.   
  • The Inflammation and Immunology (I&I) franchise is working to deliver truly innovative and life- changing drugs for patients suffering from debilitating immune-mediated inflammatory diseases. 
  • Our first product to the market in Germany is Otezla (Apremilast) for Psoriasis (Dermatology) and Psioriatic Athritis (Rheumatology). 
  • We are also investing in several other auto-immune disease indications for the future of this franchise.  

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  
  •  Develops and manages strong relationships with dermatologists and rheumatologists, medical staff, and other health care professionals in support of product indications. 
  •  Acts as the “face of company” through contact with medical professionals. 
  •  Maintains superior levels of product, market and formulary information, and translates product features into benefits that meet the specific customer’s needs. 
  •  Highlights the features and benefits of product offered. 
  •  Plans and organizes special projects, e.g. speaker programs within assigned territory. 
  •  Develops business plans for the territory. 
  •  Communicates openly with peers, supervisors and field counterparts. 
  •  Interprets and delivers competitive market intelligence to brand teams and management. 
  •  Identifies and develops business solutions. 
  •  Delivers timely and accurate administrative tasks. 
  •  Ensures compliance with all laws and regulations as well as company’s Policies.

Skills/Knowledge Required
  •  Strong identification with company’s values 
  •  Experience in either dermatology or rheumatology 
  •  Bachelor’s degree or similar educational background 
  •  Minimum of 2 years pharmaceutical, medical device or relevant medical sales experience 
  •  (proven track record demonstrating top sales accomplishments - strongly preferred) 
  •  Ability to develop relationships with physicians, nurses and staff within academic hospitals, clinics, and private practice facilities. 
  •  Demonstrated knowledge of healthcare system processes including reimbursement. 
  •  Possess a strong work ethic 
  •  Ability to develop priorities and manage time appropriately. 
  •  Ability to effectively collaborate within a team environment. 
  •  Occasional travel required. 
  •  Must have a valid driver’s license.