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Pharma Field Sales - Diabetes Care Specialist (DCS)- Thousand Oaks, CA Job
Novo Nordisk | Newbury Park, California
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Requisition ID 47209BR
Title Pharma Field Sales - Diabetes Care Specialist (DCS)- Thousand Oaks, CA
Job Category Sales
Job Description Pharma Field Sales - Diabetes Care Specialist (DCS) - Thousand Oaks, CA

Novo Nordisk is a focused healthcare company and a world leader in diabetes care. We are actively working to change the course of the diabetes pandemic, improve the daily lives of people with diabetes, and to expand the possibilities for people with hemophilia.

This position represents Novo Nordisk within an assigned territory with the goal of maximizing sales and positioning Novo Nordisk as the leading company in diabetes care. The DCS must assume responsibility for achieving sales goals by implementing marketing and sales strategies aimed at effectively selling and promoting Novo Nordisk's portfolio of diabetes products to physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and other paramedical customers and current co-promotion partners who make or are involved in purchasing and prescribing decisions. This position also determines and recommends the most appropriate Novo Nordisk product and approved usage for the needs of the customers.

The DCS reports to the District Business Manager of the specific sales territory and interacts regularly with territory partners.

KEY SUCCESS FACTORS: EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

* A bachelor's degree required, advanced degree preferred.
* At least one year of outside sales experience required or equivalent Novo Nordisk experience.
* Intermediate computer skills required (Windows, Word, Excel).
* Must be a self-starter and be able to evaluate options and make decisions on your own with minimal supervision.
* Must have a consistent proven track record of winning sales results.
* Prior computer experience using sales data/call reporting software ideal.
* Proven leadership and decision-making ability.
* Solid understanding of diabetes disease state and Novo Nordisk's products is needed, coupled with aptitude for learning and ability to communicate technical and scientific product and disease management information.
* Must maintain a valid driver's license and obey all applicable traffic laws.
* Approximately 0-10% overnight travel
A winning attitude and passion for making a real difference in the lives of our patients ensures the right fit for you and the team at Novo Nordisk. Our passion for helping people live better lives and our award-winning product pipeline can only be as effective as our ability to provide life-changing information to physicians and customers. Our Sales professionals ensure that the latest therapies and products reach the people who need them most, by listening to their needs and advocating for even greater enhancements.
Department SALES - D THOUSAND OAKS CA
Position Location US - Field Based - Across US
City THOUSAND OAKS
State/Provinces US - CA

At Novo Nordisk, we know that driving change on a global level and improving treatment outcomes for people with diabetes and other chronic diseases begins here at home. That's why we make an unmatched commitment to our employees, our families and our communities. That means outstanding rewards, industry-leading training programs, and an environment that supports you to achieve your goals at every level. It's all part of the Novo Nordisk Way. It includes our Vision and our commitment to the Triple Bottom Line principle - helping us find the right balance between compassion and competitiveness

With a career at Novo Nordisk, you'll feel a difference right from the start. It's a sense of inspiration and mobility that comes from a shared belief in driving positive change for people, families, and communities everywhere. Congratulations on taking your first step!

Novo Nordisk is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Novo Nordisk will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

If you are interested in applying for employment with Novo Nordisk and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please call the U.S. Toll Free number at 1-855-411-5290 or click on the following link to submit your request: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/novoaccommodation. Please note we do not accept applications for employment or employment related solicitations through this site. If you are requesting special assistance, please specify your request by selecting "Yes" in Question 2 on the site. We will not be able to respond to requests unless you specify the need for special assistance or an accommodation in Question 2. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

About Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk A/S is a Denmark-based healthcare company. The Company provides diabetes care and is engaged in haemostasis management, growth hormone therapy and hormone replacement therapy. The Company manufactures and markets pharmaceutical products and services to patients, the medical profession and society. The Company is organized in two segments: diabetes care and biopharmaceuticals. Diabetes care includes discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of products within the areas of insulin, glucagon-like peptide (GLP)-1 and related delivery systems, as well as oral antidiabetic products (OAD). Biopharmaceuticals includes discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of products within the therapy areas haemostasis management, growth hormone therapy, hormone replacement therapy, inflammation therapy and other therapy areas.

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