Senior Oncology Specialist – Tucson, AZ

Category: Sales
Job ID: R-38671
Location: US - Arizona - Phoenix - Field/Remote Statewide
Posted Date: May 18, 2017
Territory#17233 Tucson, AZ covering Tucson, Yuma and Casa Grande
Products: Orange team: Xgeva, Prolia, Nplate and Aranesp

No relocation assistance is provided for this position.

As a Senior 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.

A Fortune 150 company operating in nearly 100 countries around the world, we invest in highly skilled, dedicated and collaborative individuals who are ready to contribute to our mission in meaningful ways and make a difference in the lives of our patients.
That’s why, as a member of our GCO team, we provide you with valuable opportunities to broaden your experience and maximize your potential. Working across six therapeutic areas, we’re driving breakthrough medicines with our power to invigorate and innovate, and we have made a deep investment in biosimilars, all while maintaining an active licensing and acquisition effort that provides access to additional opportunities across the globe. We ensure the ability to actively collaborate with governments, world-class physicians and hospitals. We believe in rewarding those who do rewarding work and are committed to providing careers that can help turn the tide of serious, life-interrupting illnesses.

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.