District Sales Manager, Primary Care CVRM - Nashville, TN



Sales & Business Development
Nashville, TN, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

At AstraZeneca we turn ideas into life changing medicines. Working here means being thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. We’re focused on the potential of science to address the unmet needs of patients around the world. We commit to those areas where we think we can really change the course of medicine and bring big new ideas to life.

At AstraZeneca, we are taking bold action on climate because we recognize the connection between healthy people and a healthy planet. As part of our flagship Ambition Zero Carbon program, we have committed to a fully electric vehicle (EV) fleet by the end of 2025, which means that all of our drivers will be assigned an EV.

The AstraZeneca’s US BioPharma CVRM Primary Care Team plays a fundamental role to ensuring a comprehensive view of patient care and customer engagement within our Cardiovascular, Renal and Metabolic Disease (CVRM) therapeutic area. AstraZeneca's strategy in CVRM focuses on ways to reduce morbidity, mortality and organ damage by addressing multiple risk factors across CV disease, diabetes and chronic kidney-disease indications. The patient-centric approach is reinforced by science-led programs and technologies, including early research into regenerative methods. As a District Sales Manager for CVRM Primary Care Team, you’ll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives!

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide inspirational leadership and strategic direction to the Pharmaceutical Sales Specialists (PSS) in order to achieve performance objectives; this is accomplished by achieving field day requirements and through effective coaching, mentoring & utilization of resources aligned with interpersonal vision.

  • By developing people, drive business by observing your PSSs’ interactions with key customers, providing him/her with individual mentorship and feedback to develop them for success in current role and for future growth.

  • As a role model and a liaison, you'll encourage dedication, trust, teamwork and motivation for the shared vision by facilitating team communication, morale and efficiency within the work unit and cross functional teams.

  • Actively seek to discover and meet the needs of internal and external customers by building relationships, identifying strategic business opportunities and delivering innovative solutions.

  • Lead multiple priorities and resources related to individual and group efforts. Take ownership for redirecting efforts as needed to deliver high efficiency and quality of work from self and others.

  • Demonstrate strong business ethics, understand basic business principles and interpret resources available to make sound business decision to help achieve standards of business excellence.

Essential Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 3+ years’ proven success in pharmaceutical sales or healthcare sales

  • Leadership capabilities

  • Financial management experience

  • Written and oral communications skills

  • A valid driver’s license and safe driving record

Desirable Requirements

  • 3+ years Pharmaceutical Sales Leadership experience

  • Exposure and/or experience in other functional areas of the business (e.g. Sales Training, Customer Solutions, Sales Operations, Managed Care and Marketing)

Please note - Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

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 fuel your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. A 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.

Next Steps – Apply today!

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience – it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity. If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.

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