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Senior Oncology Specialist - Michigan  

Amgen (company)

Posted on : 01 May 2017

Project Description

Territory #BL400006. Territory includes key medical centers in Michigan and Cincinnati area.

No relocation assistance is provided for this position.

As a Sr. Oncology Specialist, you will act as the primary customer contact for demand creation by executing marketing strategy and promoting Amgen products as led by the District Manager. In this strategic role you will provide current and comprehensive clinical knowledge of Amgen's products and effectively communicate the clinical and economic benefits of the products. As a sales leader you are expected to achieve territory sales by executing Plan of Action (POA) marketing strategies, which includes delivering branded sales messages, executing planned programs, scheduling and following-up with medical educational programs, and achieving or exceeding sales targets. Sr. Oncology Specialists are also responsible for servicing and managing accounts, which includes ensuring product access, resolving/triage reimbursement issues, and maintaining product contracts. Additional responsibilities involve providing feedback on marketing strategy and effectiveness reviews of sales activities and territory analysis, in addition to developing territory plans with your District Manager Amgen therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and other serious illnesses.

Basic Qualifications:
Master’s degree
OR Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of Pharmaceutical Sales experience
OR Associate’s degree and 6 years of Pharmaceutical Sales experience
OR High school diploma / GED and 8 years of Pharmaceutical Sales experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
Two or more years of sales and/or marketing experience within pharmaceutical, biotech, healthcare, or medical device industries.
Product or hospital sales experience in the areas of oncology, nephrology, dermatology, rheumatology and inflammation. Neurology, endocrinology, hepatology, gastroenterology, or infectious diseases, and the diseases and treatments involved with these specialties.
Local Market knowledge.
A Bachelor's degree in Life Sciences or Business Administration. Core Competencies: Planning and Organizing Work; Engaging Others Through Effective Communication; Drive to Achieve Individual Leadership and Impact.

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people’s lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world’s leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.