Account Manager, Pharma Sales, Singapore

Basic qualifications:

Minimum of 2 years of strong pharma sales experience

Excellent communication skills

Passionate about providing the best customer service experience

Preferred qualifications:

Academic background in science

Strong presentation skills

Strong interest in business development


Our Company

At GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) we are dedicated to improving the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better, live longer. GSK is one of the world's leading research based healthcare companies, with over 100,000 employees in 150 countries across our Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare business.

We are proud of the difference we make and in 2016, FORTUNE Magazine ranked GSK #1 on its list of companies that are changing the world. The 'Change the World' list recognises companies that have made significant progress in sustainable, scalable approaches to addressing societal problems as part of their company strategy. Put simply, our focus is on improving access and affordability of medicines, regardless of where people live or their ability to pay.

GSK has been present in Asia for over 50 years and our commitment to the region is strengthened by the establishment of our purpose-built headquarters for Asia. Situated in Singapore, GSK Asia House is a further step in our long-standing strategy to grow and diversify our company - emphasizing the globally balanced business we have built over the years. To better support Asia, we focus on developing talent to improve our ability to make the right decisions for healthcare professionals, patients and consumers across the region.

At GSK Pharmaceuticals, we are changing the face of healthcare. We are involved in research, development and manufacturing of medicines for a variety of serious and chronic diseases, with market leading products for; Respiratory; Anti-Viral, Central Nervous System, Cardiovascular and Urogenital; Anti-Bacterial; Oncology; and HIV.

As an account manager, you demonstrate a strong patient- focused professional and ethical behavior as you strive to build strong customer relations with the Health care professionals in Singapore. In this role, you will build the sales for GSK's new product franchise, provide an above and beyond customer service experience and use your strong analytical skills to manage your territory for the specified therapy area.

The Role Requirements

Key accountability in this role will be around patient focused conversations with health care professionals and providing the best customer service experience. You will need to engage with the health care professionals via in person visits and represent GSK to develop your business. The knowledge and skills you have gained from your training and peers will allow you to build strong customer relationships. This includes arranging and delivering product presentations and effectively resolving any inquires that arise from your clients. You will need to effectively be able to discuss patient profiles and incorporate patient focused selling approaches to day-to-day selling activities.

In addition, you will manage your territory and build GSK's new products Franchise in the medical institutions located in any officially assigned territory within Singapore. You will plan and organize monthly / daily schedule to achieve coverage of the stipulated calls by channel of business and continuously identify and profile key target customers and prioritize accordingly. Also, you will regularly carry out promotional activities in line with company's marketing efforts in full compliance with the GSKs HCP engagement policies.

The account managers are GSK's field force and exceptional performance can lead to careers within commercial roles or beyond. With this role GSK offers an opportunity to broaden your knowledge about a key function within the organization with hands on training and exceptional team support.

To be successful in this role, previous experience in medical sales is required and an academic background in science is preferred so you can learn and respond to questions relating to the science behind our products. With 3-4 years of experience in sales you are equipped to handle product presentations and effectively communicate and apply your skills and knowledge to challenging situations. You have a demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and possess above par stakeholder engagement skills. To be mobile within Singapore, a valid driver's license is a must along with access to a personal vehicle.

What We Can Offer You

GSK's dedication to the wellbeing of our employees is reflected in the benefits we offer; including healthcare for yourself and dependents, performance related bonus, long term incentives and a host of other flexible offerings you can tailor to your own preferences. We also offer a range of employee health and wellbeing programs including our truly unique Partnership for Prevention program, a global commitment by GSK to provide all employees with up to 40 preventative healthcare services bringing to life our mission to: do more, feel better and live longer.

Application Process

At GSK we value diversity and treat all candidates equally. We aim to create an inclusive workplace where all employees feel engaged, supportive of one another, and know their work makes an important contribution.

If you would like to join us in innovating and inspiring changes in the industry, we urge you to apply.

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