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Specialty Sales Representative (Oncology) VIC/ Tas

Specialty Sales Representative (Oncology) VIC/ Tas
Melbourne and Tasmania
Tasmania, Victoria
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This is a rich opportunity to be part of the Oncology franchise at Lilly Australia and ensure a flawless launch of a transformative new treatment within the Oncology space and ensure strong uptake within designated territory allocations.
Keys to your success will be your ability to engage and build meaningful customer relationships, demonstrate in-depth Scientific and Clinical expertise of your product and disease state, and leverage your strong business ownership to align the needs of your customers with that of the business, in an evolving competitive landscape.

This role will report directly to the Commercial Manager, Oncology and will have close interaction with the Marketing, Medical, KAM/Sales and in-field Medical.

As this is a newly created position in Oncology with a highly specialised customer group, a high level of resilience and autonomy will be required. This role will need to have a high level of skillset to both understand the dynamics of the Oncology market within the designated territory and then work collaboratively with relevant stakeholders to ascertain the best opportunities for patients living with cancer, specifically breast cancer.
It is an expectation of this role that there would be travel across the designated territory to service target customers and to attend business meetings. The role will involve some evening & weekend work attending company and industry meetings.
Tertiary Qualifications in Science, Business, Nursing or related discipline is essential.

Most Critical Skills & Attributes:
  • Selling capability (strategic customer focus)
    • Account & Stakeholder Management – – An ability to manage key accounts within a geographic area and to enhance relationships, to build and increase collaboration, to develop valued relationships with key influencers and teams
    • Scientific knowledge and application – A demonstrated ability to understand and disseminate scientific information and related disease states – at a depth required to credibly communicate with a specialist
    • Strong Professional Communication - Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to share relevant and high quality information
  • Business ownership
  • Business Acumen - To have an understanding of business drivers for both customer and organisation, cuts through the complexity to solve business problems that creates a mutually beneficial outcome
  • Planning and execution - An ability to review data; strategically plan actions that are implemented with the desired outcomes and accountability for these actions.
  • High level organizational skills – The ability to prioritize and deliver on customer requirements and complete all administration tasks within the required timeframes
  • Leadership
    • Learning agility - To be able to effectively deal with a wide variety of people and challenging situations and is comfortable with complexity, can examine problems carefully and deliver in first time situations.
    • Emotional Intelligence – To be able to evaluate emotions of self and others in order to understand drivers of behavior and build valued relationships, to remain optimistic and positive even in ambiguity or during a setback.
    • Resilience – The demonstrated ability to be determined to achieve a goal, the ability to persevere during times of trial, ability to adapt to change and move forward after disappointments and setbacks
    • Compliance – the ability to understand operating principles, procedures and practices and to operate within them at all times
Skills/Attributes which would make the successful candidate more effective:
  • Resourceful and uses Initiative to drive positive outcomes
  • Sense of urgency to execute with ability to deliver results
  • Collaboration: ability to work across team and cross-functionally demonstrating strong team spirit
  • Work style: Professional approach, leaning in with optimism and enthusiasm
  • Learning Approach: Openness to learning and feedback with a continual focus on increasing competency and skill set
Prior Knowledge or Experience:
  • Demonstrated experience and strong success in an Oncology Sales or other specialty role with similar complexity in Pharma industry is essential
  • Previous selling experience in a clinical/hospital setting is essential
  • Sound knowledge of the Oncology environment & customer base is preferred.
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