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Sales Rep-Diabetes Sr Care

Houston, Texas

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Req ID R-21948 Title Sales Rep-Diabetes Sr Care City Houston State / Province Texas Country United States

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 35,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

Responsibilities :

The Senior Care Account Specialist will be responsible for all aspects of developing, managing, selling and growing the portfolio of products in their territory. The specialist will champion relationships with a mix of prescribers, nurses, pharmacists and nursing home facility decision makers to promote Lilly’s portfolio in the Long Term Care setting. Additional responsibilities include partnering with Managed Healthcare Services (MHS)*, Senior Care Account Executives (AE) in order to develop local and regional Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) chains, and Lilly alliance partners to pull through plans that align the entire Long-Term Care (LTC) treatment team. 

  • Drive sales growth of the product portfolio. The approach to the customer is a classic business to business model uncovering key stakeholders and decision makers within the network triangle, the SNF, LTC pharmacy, and HCP. This is complemented by product/disease state approach across the network triangle of customers.
  • Consistently achieve or exceed quarter-over-quarter sales and market share growth with portfolio in the territory
  • Build outstanding customer experiences by engaging in active dialogue to understand the customer’s needs and delivering appropriate resources and relevant information to influence appropriate use of product portfolio
  • Develops partnerships with customers across the network triangle to provide resources and meet their clinical, disease state, product related and reimbursement needs to improve their ability to deliver quality resident care and grow the profitability of their business
  • Focus on developing or building key resource and referral networks to enhance the standard of care for LTC residents with diabetes and within the territory
  • Professional/industry knowledge in multiple disease states represented in Lilly Diabetes and Endocrine portfolios including: knowledge of all aspects of the diabetes disease state, diagnostics, incidence, treatments, competitive products, and reimbursement. In addition, an in depth knowledge of LTC regulations, resident flow, and resident care parameters is important. Additionally, knowledge in payer dynamics, Part A/Part D access, and LTC profitability parameters will allow the specialist to bring value to individual customers and facilities in this healthcare segment
  • Effective account management skills to develop an account/MD target list, evaluate and set an appropriate territory workload, and achieve key efficiency parameters
  • Effectively utilize account selling skills to achieve goals through building relationships and meeting needs with all members of the LTC resident’s care team (Pharmacist, MD/NP/PA, LPN/RN)
  • Effectively utilize our LTC expertise to conduct analysis on account/MD potentials, market trends/dynamics, and develop/implement territory business plans
  • Identify and develop business relationships with influential LTC focused individuals and organizations within the territory. These organizations include, but are not limited to: AHCA, AMDA, ASCP, GAPNA and NADONA state chapters
  • Implement a synergistic team approach with the overlapping Lilly Diabetes alliance, sales teams and Senior Care AEs to build/implement customer focused pull through plans and resources that improve resident care and create customer value

Basic Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree PLUS, any of the following:
    • 1 or more years of sales experience (pharmaceutical or non-pharmaceutical) following the completion of undergraduate degree
    • 1-3 or more years of work experience since undergraduate degree was obtained
  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record
  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position

Additional Skills/Preferences :

  • Bilingual skills as aligned with territory and customer needs.
  • Proven leadership and teamwork with peers; Ability to influence teammates to build a strong performance-centered culture
  • Top 1/3 portfolio sales results, 1 out of last 3 years
  • Account Based Selling experience
  • MHS sales experience
  • Excellent interpersonal/coordination/communication skills ability to coordinate with partners and build teams
  • Ability to build and maintain lasting relationships with key accounts and caregivers
  • Demonstrated ability to learn, apply and communicate technical/scientific knowledge
  • Demonstrated eye for business and business ownership mentality
  • Demonstrated project management, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated influence and negotiation skills
  • Innovation, creativity, and a self-starter
  • Live within territory or within 30 miles of territory boundaries

Additional Information :

  • Some evening programs and overnight travel will be required.
  • Ability to provide secure and temperature controlled location for product samples may be required.

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

As a condition of employment with Eli Lilly and Company and its subsidiaries in the United States and Puerto Rico, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination satisfactory to the company.  If you would like to request an accommodation for medical or religious reasons, you may do so at 

To submit resume, visit and apply to Req ID R-21948.

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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