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Medical Sales Representative in respiratory for Leuven-Mechelen (R1057680) in Vilvoorde, Belgium at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 2/20/2019

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Job Description

Join us on our exciting journey! IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.


Respiratory portfolio of established products & the launch of a new therapy


GP’s (& some SP’s: paediatricians & ENT), in a trinomial structure with 2 other reps


Leuven – Mechelen

Main responsibilities

  • Achieve the sales goals set for the territory in terms of Sales Growth and Market Share
  • Identification and Profiling of the individual Key Customers
  • Apply the Segmentation Principles to the Key Customers
  • Set up a Sales Action Plan with a call plan & the planned activities
  • Understand the needs and expectations of the Key Customers whilst promoting the portfolio, make selling propositions by helping them understand their superior qualities relative to the competition
  • Identify partnership opportunities in the form of programs, staff meetings, congresses…; Develop and implement initiatives by coordinating with colleagues (Regional Sales Manager, National Sales Manager, Product Manager and Medical Manager)
  • Ensure value is returned from the customer when value is provided
  • Execute the Marketing Message & Tactics
  • Fulfill customer requests for information and/or expertise by coordinating with the appropriate resources within the team (e.g. product knowledge + safety + general information)
  • Complete administrative requirements and comply with guidelines and policies as set forth by the immediate manager and company as a whole


  • Drive for Success: Sets high standards for personal accomplishment, and goes about achieving tasks with enthusiasm, energy and tenacity.  Accepts responsibility for actions.
  • +++Influencing and Communication: Ability to promote self and ideas, to communicate concisely and impact fully both verbally and in writing in order to gain attention and get others to take action.
  • +++Planning & Organizing: Takes time to organize daily activities in an efficient manner. Sets SMART objectives for achieving business goals/targets in the short to medium term and prepares detailed action plans with milestones for how these goals will be achieved.
  • Understanding of sector needs (competition, doctors attitude, possible issues), transfer information and propose a solution Problem Solving & Decision Making: The ability to correctly identify the issues involved in any particular problem, to gather the relevant information, to view problems in terms of both their short and long-term impact. Prepared to make decisions, render judgements and take action.
  • +++People Skills/Team Work: Works effectively and cooperatively with others: establishes and maintains productive and mutually reinforcing relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals. Facilitates the sharing of best practice across the business.
  • Adaptability and Innovation: Accepts change and successfully adapts to the introduction of changes. Willing to consider new ideas/alternatives to tried and tested approaches when suggested. Ability to propose original and creative ideas to problems or challenges. Ability to manage different target groups and different products, and the colleagues.

Qualification profile

Knowledge/ Experiences:

  • At least 2 years of sales experience in the pharmaceutical industry with proven successful track record
  • Bachelor or Master Degree in science, (para)medical or economics

Behaviour & Skills:

  • Social & Communication Skills
  • Excellent selling skills
  • Able to influence others in a balanced way through strong communication skills and personal impact;
  • Communicating through listening, showing empathy and speaking in an effective and constructive way
  • Interaction with all stakeholders: externally and internally

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes. Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there! We invite you to join IQVIA™

Job ID: R1057680