District Manager - Chicago/Milwaukee GYA02636

As the only global provider of commercial solutions, Quintiles understands what it takes to deliver nationally and internationally. Our teams help biopharma get their medicines to the people who need them. We help customers gain insight and access to their markets and ultimately demonstrate their product’s value to payers, physicians and patients. A significant part of our business is acting as the biopharma’s sales force to physicians or providing nurses to educate patients or prescribers. With the right experience, you can help deliver medical breakthroughs in the real world.

We are excited to announce that at this time we have direct placement opportunities available with Salix Pharmaceuticals. Salix Pharmaceuticals is a specialty pharmaceutical company committed to offering innovative treatments in gastroenterology, endocrinology, and other conditions. If you are an experienced District Sales Manager with a track record of proven results and meet with the qualifications outlined below, we want to talk to you.

The District Sales Manager hired into this position will be employed by Salix Pharmaceuticals.

District Sales Manager

The District Sales Manager will lead a team of pharmaceutical sales in promoting and selling healthcare products to general practitioners and other healthcare professionals. The DSM will develop and deliver the sales strategy and serve as a key information holder regarding the marketplace and thus, be able to react appropriately to that market as needed. They will also be responsible for delivering on all contractual obligations as agreed to by the client and Quintiles.

We look forward to the prospect of working with you!

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  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year institution (BA, BS or equivalent)
  • Minimum of 5 years of pharmaceutical sales experience required
  • Minimum of 1 year of pharmaceutical sales management experience required
  • Strong ability to communicate and work cross-functionally within a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and inspire a district towards meeting and exceeding objectives
  • Strong leadership, planning and organization, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Coach and council sales representatives in the field to reinforce product knowledge, core selling message and role model best practices


  • Demonstrated analytical skills
  • Demonstrated Business Acumen
  • Demonstrated success in persuasion, influence and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Demonstrated ability to apply technical/scientific knowledge
  • Flexibility to learn new products over time
  • Knowledge of and experience with the selling process
  • Initiative & execution-oriented
  • Teamwork

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