Hospital Business Unit Sterile Injectables Area Business Manager Midwest




Multiple Locations (Remote)

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    Position summary

    National Accounts, HSAE's, PCA, Trade, SAS, Portfolio and Sales Leadership.

    The Area Business Manager will directly influence the success of the US Pfizer Injectables organization by overseeing the hiring, training and execution of their sales representative team (referred to as Health and Science Representatives) and managing their development and success of their geography. This role will require both strategic thinking and tactical execution to ensure that the team meets its key objectives and commitments of the assigned district, region and division.

    The individual will report to a National Business Director, Pfizer Injectables and will be responsible for overseeing the creation of business plans and execution of overall sales strategy to ensure the adoption and overall success of the Pfizer Injectables robust product portfolio and innovative delivery systems. The role is accountable for overseeing the market in general and the optimization of business opportunities in targeted hospital accounts and clinics as well as managing a team of Health and Science Representatives in calling directly on all accounts and driving accountability through the team regarding metrics and overall achievement of plan.

    The Area Business Manager will oversee the development and application of business processes that lead to achievement of sales goals and objectives. This role will also be the primary liaison to Account management teams within Pfizer Biopharma and other Pfizer sales teams regarding pull through strategies with key accounts as well as to effectively drive acceptance of promoted product(s) within a designated business area and geography.

    The Area Business Manager should be capable of working with cross-functional teams within HBU Sterile Injectables to drive optimization of selling strategies, efficiencies of call activity and planning and maximize effectiveness. This includes working collaboratively with Operation, BAI, National Accounts, external business alliances, PCA, Portfolio, HR Business Partners, Training, Sales Leadership, SPA Captains and Executive Sterile Injectables and HBU Leadership.


    • Manages a district team of 8-12 Health and Science Representatives to maximize performance and help achieve/exceed sales and budget targets by screening, interviewing, and hiring the best qualified candidates; delivers ongoing coaching and timely feedback to both manage performance and develop team members; conducts performance assessments and competency/behavioral assessments to drive high performance culture.

    • The Sterile Injectables Area Business Manager will also be responsible for training and coaching Health and Science Representatives to develop skills in key aspects of their sales job (i.e. selling on value and other conceptual topics)Responsible for coaching and guiding Health and Science Representatives through the hospital formulary acceptance process, communicating contract terms and conditions to appropriate customers and eventual pull-through activities while managing key relationships such as key opinion leaders and key leadership stakeholders within hospitals and alternate site facilities. Require that sales team members understand customer contracts in order to identify additional opportunities and to optimize contract compliance.

    • Effectively monitors District and Health and Science Representatives performance by setting targets and expectations, holding self and others accountable for results and taking timely and appropriate action to address opportunities for improvement. Assists in driving results of team through the analysis of the district sales funnel and identification of upcoming key account opportunities. Has complete understanding of all relevant compliance laws, policies and processes. Ensures actions of self and team are fully compliant. Oversee training and overall compliance with business and regulatory requirements

    • Assesses effective use of all sales tools, reports, and resources, ensures team is maximizing these tools to drive results within the district.

    • Through collaboration within the Region, develops and implements District business plan, manages District budget and overall responsibility for sales performance at District level in alignment with expectations. Provides feedback to district teams on the marketing, allocating, monitoring, and leveraging of internal and external resources (e.g., discretionary spend). Oversee the effective utilization of Pfizer resources to accomplish sales goals and strategies Demonstrates a strong understanding of customer business, financial needs, and strategy oversees the development of business plans for geography and implement national sales strategies and programs. Host/facilitate district business reviews to ensure plans and strategies are having impact. Track the progress of marketing messages and programs. Ensure the successful execution of sales strategies with specific and actionable feedback on approach, professionalism, and compliance

    • Conducts district sales meetings to ensure alignment with corporate and district strategy. Works with various internal Pfizer HQ teams (i.e. Marketing, contracting, National Accounts, Compliance, Sales Operations, Commercial Excellence, Training etc.) providing feedback and working collaboratively to provide acceptable solutions to support the field

    • Ensures all representatives establish and continually manage sales activities to build relationships with all Buying Influences (Pharmacy, Nurse, Surgery, Materials, etc.)

    • Establishes and maintains effective communication with all members of the District, Region, National Account, and Leadership Teams and effectively execute plan of action with regard to large group practices (IDNs)

    • Oversees the effective management of product trials, contract conversions, and new product launches

    • Ability to manage a large geography with travel

    • Candidate will preferably reside in the geography


    • Bachelor's degree is required with a concentration in sciences, business or related field preferred. MBA or advanced degree in a related field preferred.

    • At least 3-5 years spent in a position with demonstrated leadership across peer and customer groups.

    • Ability to develop and motivate others, lead through change, and deliver on Pfizer business imperatives is necessary to be successful in this role. Strong organizational and analytical skills and ability to analyze and draw appropriate conclusions using sales data/call reporting software/applications required

    • Candidate demonstrates a breadth of diverse leadership experiences and capabilities including: the ability to influence and collaborate with peers, develop and coach others, oversee and guide the work of other colleagues to achieve meaningful outcomes and create business impact.


    • 3 - 5 years selling specialty hospital products preferred
    • Direct people management experience or 2 years in a field leadership role preferred.
    • Prefer at least 3 years hospital sales experience and a deep understanding of moving hospital customers through the sales process
    • Prefer minimum 3 years of Injectables market experience including ready to use drug delivery innovation preferred
    • Experience working with key thought leaders or high influence customers in large group practices, hospitals, or IDN (integrated delivery networks).
    • Purchase options include (1) hospital buying process (wholesaler or GPO) or Hospital contracting perspective
      • Understanding of the process for driving Contract compliance with hospital and account buyers, Directors of Pharmacy, Procurement and materials management.

      • Managed care knowledge -understand the policy for the product and how it can be obtained based on the managed care policy and approval

      • Understanding the terms & conditions of a contract for a given customer High degree of change agility expertise, building, leading teams and modeling culture

      • Demonstrated leadership in product launches

      • Deep understanding of hospital account management and ability to articulate contracting terms and conditions

      • Knowledge of sales force excellence best practices

      • Experience in other facets of commercial organizations is a plus including marketing, finance or contracting

    50% travel

    Will lead approximately 9 Sales Representatives in the Midwest territory

    Ideal candidate should live in IL, MN, WI or IN
    Relocation support available


    • Last Date to Apply for Job: July 19 2024

    The annual base salary for this position ranges from $127,300 to $256,700. In addition, this position offers an additional quarterly Sales Incentive bonus. We offer comprehensive and generous benefits and programs to help our colleagues lead healthy lives and to support each of life's moments. Benefits offered include a 401(k) plan with Pfizer Matching Contributions and an additional Pfizer Retirement Savings Contribution, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage. Learn more at Pfizer Candidate Site - U.S. Benefits| ( Pfizer compensation structures and benefit packages are aligned based on the location of hire. The United States salary range provided does not apply to any location outside of the United States.

    Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.

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    EEO & Employment Eligibility

    Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer. This position requires permanent work authorization in the United States.


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    Why you should apply for a job to Pfizer:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.6/5 in supportive management
  • 78% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 79% would recommend this company to other women
  • 81% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • 23-25 Week Maternity Leave (Fully paid for birth parents)
  • Family building benefits include $35,000 fertility services + $25,000 adoption and surrogacy services
  • Pfizer is a founding member of Healthcare Businesswomen's Association Gender Parity Collaborative