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Neuroscience Account Specialist

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NYC/NJ Territory
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Ipsen US, comprised of Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., and Ipsen Bioscience, Inc., is driven by a passion to improve the lives of patients. A search for innovative solutions to disabling conditions is at the heart of everything we do. We are inspired to find effective therapeutic options to treat diseases, relieve suffering, and bring value to the community.

Ipsen US and its research and development team are part of an innovation-driven international specialty pharmaceutical group (the Ipsen Group), with global headquarters in Paris and US headquarters in Basking Ridge, NJ (commercial/marketing), and Massachusetts (research and development). The global company markets more than 20 drugs and employs nearly 4,600 people around the world.
We aim to be among the top 10 pharmaceutical companies in the world in growth and profitability. We want to be respected above all for our strategic model, our success, and our commitment to patients.

Ipsen US thrives on teamwork and collaboration, and we encourage our employees to innovate.
A vital part of our company culture is our close tie with our corporate headquarters in Paris, a tie that provides our employees with a rich global perspective and a broadened awareness of international cultures and business practices.
Ipsen US encourages employees to share best practices. We reward team players, and we facilitate and foster collaboration within our staff. Every person on our staff is important to us, and their ideas and insights are critical to our success. We are driven by accountability to customers and patients, and we strive for operational excellence and innovation.

At Ipsen US, we focus our resources, investments, and energy on finding new therapeutic options for endocrine, neurologic, and oncologic diseases.

Job Description:

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Neuroscience Account Specialist builds and maintains strong professional relationships with Adult and Child specialists in both Neurology and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) in private practice, medical group practices, hospitals/academic medical centers, office and ancillary staff involved in the care of patients with cervical dystonia, and adult and pediatric spasticity (pending approval). The Neuroscience Account Specialist is a clinical and business leader who represents the values of Ipsen by providing approved, disease and product information and resources to key decision makers and stakeholders within their assigned territory.
Essential Functions


• Grow market share of Ipsen’s neurotoxin, Dysport®, in the cervical dystonia population
• Responsible for meeting or exceeding assigned sales goals for the territory by effectively positioning the benefits and use of Dysport® for appropriate patients
• Develops and implements robust territory business plans centered on performance; meet or exceed territory productivity requirements
• Develops strong and long-term relationships with customers in all assigned accounts
• Represent Ipsen’s brands in a professional, compliant, ethical and effective manner
• Demonstrates thorough understanding of disease states, Ipsen’s brands and relevant competitor products
• Demonstrates a high proficiency of the broader reimbursement environment; possesses a deep understanding of the reimbursement and fulfillment pathways for neurotoxins and or physician-administered injectables
• Demonstrates highly effective territory management and superior selling competencies in a diverse array of channels (e.g., physician offices, hospitals, integrated systems, VA facilities, etc.)
• Fosters team effectiveness and accomplishments of shared goals by sharing knowledge, experience and information
• Effective management of large geographic territory resources and budget
• Complies with all laws, regulations and policies that govern the conduct of Ipsen U.S. staff


Skills & Requirements

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required

• Product knowledge
• Customer Orientation
• Selling & presentation
• Documentation
• Communication, verbal & Written
• Buy and bill reimbursement experience
• Planning & follow-thru

• Ability to learn the business
• Prioritize tasks through logical analysis
• Controlled work approach
• Embraces strategic vision/implements corporate direction

Experience and Education (minimums)

• Minimum of BS/BA Degree in any area/discipline
• Minimum 2 years demonstrated success in the Neurology/PM&R marketplace
• Neurotoxin experience preferred
• Buy & bill experience preferred
• Demonstrated strong capability in account management, superior selling competencies and proven sales performance track record of meeting or exceeding goals
• Demonstrated strong business analytics to understand and analyze business and market drivers, and develop, execute and adjust territory business plans
• Demonstrated skills at building and maintaining professional relationships with key customers, office staff and others in the customer influence network
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively in matrix teams
• Demonstrated track record of developing self to drive and enhance performance
• Must be proficient in the following applications: MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook
• Must be flexible, able to manage multiple tasks, and have strong attention to detail
• Ability to effectively communicate with customers, internal and external contacts at all levels
• Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills a must

Communication & Interpersonal Skills

• Excellent written skills
• Excellent verbal skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Closing Sales Conversations

Essential Functions – Physical Position Requirements: Machines and/or Equipment Used

• PC literacy required; MSOffice skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• -Regularly required to operate standard office equipment (personal computer, iPad, printer, etc.)
• -Regularly required to stand and walk.
• -Regularly required to use hands to operate computer and other office equipment.
• -Driving Ability
• -Occasionally required to lift less than 35 pounds

Working Conditions

• Considerable travel in less populated geographies, 20-25% overnight travel to be expected.

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principles functions for this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance workload.

Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity, marital status, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. conducts background screening, reference checks, and drug testing as part of its pre-employment screening process. This description is not intended to be constructed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements for the position. This position may change or assume additional duties at any time. The employee may be requested to perform different or additional duties as assigned.

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