Secondary Care Account Specialist

AstraZeneca UK

Location: Leicestershire

Job Type: Full time


Secondary Care Account Specialist

Location: Suffolk & North East Essex

Competitive Salary & Benefits

Advert Closing Date: 3rd January 2023

At AstraZeneca we believe in the potential of our people and we’ll develop you beyond what you thought possible. We make the most of your skills and passion by actively supporting you to see what you can achieve no matter where you start with us. As a Secondary Care Account Specialist in the CVRM Business Unit, you’ll play a pivotal role in channelling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives.

Our move to Pancras Square offers us the strongest possible platform to transform the lives of patients in the UK, as the country’s leading biopharmaceutical company. It will bring AstraZeneca UK closer to our customers, partners and stakeholders in the UK’s healthcare environment, as well as foster greater collaboration with the wider AstraZeneca footprint. As a growing pharmaceutical, our work here is interesting – building from scratch, working on a combination of products and modalities and securing a long-term future. It’s our patients that come first, every decision we make and action we take is centred around how we can better serve them. It’s why we are shaping patient care for the future, working along the whole experience to give hope to billions of lives across the world.

Key Responsibilities:

In this role you will:

  • Generate clinical and commercial demand for brands in your Therapy Area.
  • Drive patient access and be accountable for driving clinical advocacy, consensus and guidance for allocated brands across a number of LHE accounts in line with account ambition.
  • Work as part of a cross functional team to deliver against account goals, with primary accountability for Secondary Care usage and advocacy.
  • Support wider regional ambition.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of knowledge within the Therapy Area and always represent AstraZeneca’s high ethical standards

Essential for the role

  • Qualified to ‘A’ level standard or equivalent.
  • Full driving licence.
  • ABPI qualified (unless new to representative role).
  • Successful sales experience, including primary and secondary both F2F and via virtual platforms
  • Successful sales experience, including primary and secondary both F2F and via virtual platforms
  • Presenting with strong interpersonal, communication and influencing skills (both with customers and colleagues).
  • Strong NHS knowledge and understanding
  • Strong results focus.
  • Shows initiative and is self-starting.
  • High emotional intelligence demonstrated through management of own attitude.
  • Experience of formulary applications at trust level

Desirable for the role

  • Degree qualified.
  • Knowledge of the customer and therapy area within the area of responsibility.

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration, and always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development. We’re on an exciting journey to pioneer the future of healthcare.

So, what’s next?

  • Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you.
  • Are you ready to bring new ideas and fresh thinking to the table? Brilliant! We have one seat available, and we hope it’s yours.
  • We welcome your application no later than 3rd January 2023

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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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