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Job: District Customer Rep., Sales, Merck & Co., NC - Multiple Locations, NC

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General Information


Job title:
District Customer Rep., Sales
Job location:
NC - Multiple Locations, NC  99999 United States
Requisition code:
R151032
Date posted:
11/24/2021
Compensation:
Job category:
Sales & Marketing
Employment type:
Full time

Job Description


Job Description

New Hires based in the US & Puerto Rico will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for Covid-19 or qualify for a medical or religious exemption or accommodation to this vaccination requirement, subject to applicable law

Our company is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where our company has codified its legacy for over a century. Our company's success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.


Our Human Health Division abides by a "patient first, profits later" ideology. Results-driven and ambitious, this team of individuals represents a functional balance between meeting company objectives and the needs of people around the world. The organization is comprised of sales and marketing professionals who are passionate about their role in bringing our prescription medicines, vaccines, and other medical products to our customers worldwide. 

The District Customer Representative is a key member of the local Customer Team that works collaboratively with other field-based employees such as Account Executives, Integrated Delivery Systems leaders as well as other members of our company's extended team.

This territory covers: The Charlotte, North Carolina District. The geography covers the Western Half of North Carolina. The selected representative must reside within the territory.

Travel: minimum of 50%; Travel (%) varies based on candidate's location within the geography.

The ideal location to reside is within district boundary.

These customers may include: 

  • Health care providers such as physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists as well as quality directors and office managers.  

  • Within their geography there are a diverse set of health care locations that they will call upon to execute their role including: physicians' offices, integrated delivery systems, and hospital clinics.  

The District Customer Representative responsibility will be dependent on manager discretion based on the priorities of their district. The role requires frequent travel as assignments may occur anywhere within the district.  The primary activities include:

  • Developing a business plan in accordance with our policies, standards, and ethics.

  • Maintaining product knowledge and certification on the company's portfolio for which they are responsible.

  • Providing customers with key insights by engaging in balanced product sales discussions (in-person and virtual) to align with customer needs in accordance with product labeling. This is achieved by keeping apprised of professional and health care environment knowledge through self-study of company-provided scientific, product and marketplace information, attendance at product workshops and conferences, as well as consistent and ongoing review of our promotional materials.

  • Providing management with updates on customer needs as it relates to helping them improve patient health outcomes, customer feedback, marketplace dynamics, and progress towards quality goals.

  • Regularly monitoring business performance against objectives using company provided tools.

Position Qualifications

Education Minimum Requirement:

  • BA/BS with 0-2 years Sales experience OR a minimum of high school diploma with at least 4 years of relevant work experience which could include: professional sales, experience in marketing, military, or healthcare/scientific field (pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical devices).

Required Experience and Skills**:

  • Demonstrated excellence in current or previous educational or professional roles

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Embrace an agile mindset and open to experiment in accordance with our policies, standards, and ethics

  • Valid Driver's license

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Ability to convey technical concepts accurately and clearly

  • Previous sales, account management, consultative, or customer service experience

  • Ability to analyze metrics to assess progress against objectives

Your role at our company is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we're counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At our company, we're inventing for life. 

  

Our Human Health Division maintains a "patient first, profits later" ideology. The organization is comprised of sales, marketing, market access, digital analytics and commercial professionals who are passionate about their role in bringing our medicines to our customers worldwide.  

Who we are …

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

What we look for …

Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.

NOTICE FOR INTERNAL APPLICANTS

In accordance with Managers' Policy - Job Posting and Employee Placement, all employees subject to this policy are required to have a minimum of twelve (12) months of service in current position prior to applying for open positions.

If you have been offered a separation benefits package, but have not yet reached your separation date and are offered a position within the salary and geographical parameters as set forth in the Summary Plan Description (SPD) of your separation package, then you are no longer eligible for your separation benefits package. To discuss in more detail, please contact your HRBP or Talent Acquisition Advisor.

Current Employees apply HERE

Current Contingent Workers apply HERE

US and Puerto Rico Residents Only:

Our company is committed to inclusion, ensuring that candidates can engage in a hiring process that exhibits their true capabilities. Please click here if you need an accommodation during the application or hiring process.

For more information about personal rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, visit:

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Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination

We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another's thinking and approach problems collectively. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.

Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully 
Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company.  No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails. 

Employee Status:

Regular

Relocation:

No relocation

VISA Sponsorship:

No

Travel Requirements:

50%

Flexible Work Arrangements:

Shift:

1st - Day

Valid Driving License:

Yes

Hazardous Material(s):

Number of Openings:

1

Requisition ID:R151032

Job Requirements


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