Customer Team Leader - Anti-Infectives - Texas
Our company is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.
Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.
The Customer Team Leader (CTL) plays a critical role in establishing our customer focused initiative.
Responsibilities include and are not limited to the following:
Leading and managing Customer Representatives in identifying customer needs.
Coaching representatives, overseeing training, and completing people management processes for Customer Representatives and effectively developing and resourcing his/her customer team to address customer needs.
The ideal candidate for this role will demonstrate the following behaviors and attitudes:
Strong leadership skills with experience leading teams through change and new challenges by applying situational coaching skills and using emotional intelligence
Self-starter who is comfortable working in and leading a team through ambiguity and the capacity to see ‘what can be’ for this new organization
Communicate with courage and candor as we evolve our engagement model for this customer segment
Customer-centric mindset and the skills needed to listen to customers and understand their objectives and overall relationship with our broader organization
Leads by example by modeling flexibility, candor, and a willingness to respond during times of change while maintaining a positive attitude
Demonstrated account planning and management skills and strong collaboration with extended teams toward common goals
This territory covers a portion of our Texas District including Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Corpus Christi and San Antonio.
The ideal residence would be in the territory.
Overnight Travel: 30%
Travel (%) varies based on candidate’s location within the geography.
Preferred: Science, Business or Healthcare Discipline
Minimum of (5) years experience in Sales, Marketing or Managed Care - Pharmaceutical industry
Valid Driver's license
Minimum of (3) years experience working with key thought leaders or high influence customers in large group practices, hospitals, or managed care organizations
Minimum of (2) years experience working in Marketing, Managed Care, or Sales support areas within the Pharmaceutical industry
Experience working in Marketing or Basic Research
Experience selling in the Pharmaceutical, Biotech & Medical Device Industry
Previous Field Sales Management experience.
Capable of establishing relationships and networks within a customer organization.
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Flexible Work Arrangements:Not Specified
Shift:1st - Day
Valid Driving License:Yes