Nutrition Sales Specialist (NSS) - Philadelphia, PA - BZA52880 (R1104230) in Philadelphia, PA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 12/6/2019

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Job Description

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.

As the only global provider of commercial solutions, IQVIA understands what it takes to deliver nationally and internationally. Our teams help biopharma get their medicines to the people who need them. We help customers gain insight and access to their markets and ultimately demonstrate their product’s value to payers, physicians and patients. A significant part of our business is acting as the biopharma’s sales force to physicians or providing nurses to educate patients or prescribers. With the right experience, you can help deliver medical breakthroughs in the real world.

We are excited to announce that, in partnership with our client Mead Nutritionals manufacturers of Nutramigen and PurAmino, we are looking for Nutrition Sales Specialists to join our team of over 10,000 global field representatives in several regions making over 20 million product details annually for our pharmaceutical and biotech clients.  

About the Role of the Nutrition Sales Specialist (NSS)

The Nutrition Sales Specialist will be expected to deliver and implement company approved programs within an assigned geographically-defined territory, to be determined by the company. Their customers include pediatricians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants.  The Nutrition Sales Specialist will be supported in this initiative with tools and promotional resources designed to have local impact. The successful representative will demonstrate the ability to target and manage their territory strategically, while operating within an assigned budget. 

They will also need to be a highly engaged, positive team player and show a high degree of customer focus. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Achieve territory sales goals and objectives by making face-to-face presentations to key customers that creates a demand for company products
  • Attainment of sales goals through team collaboration
  • Effective planning, targeting and objective setting
  • Attendance and active participation in all sales meetings and training programs designed to increase competitive product knowledge as well as skill development
  • Exercise financial control of territory operations
  • Maintenance of all sales materials and samples through compliance with Mead policy and PDMA guidelines
  • Fulfil all administrative responsibilities, including feedback to the District Manager, regarding sales trends, business conditions and opportunities
  • Occasional overnight travel for meetings and training is required
  • Depending on territory geography, occasional overnights within the territory could be required


  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university, required
  • Strong background in nutritional science, preferred
  • Experience in sales and nutrition and/or nutrition products (retail or pharma/OTC), preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year of selling experience to healthcare professionals in the pharmaceutical, biotech, device or healthcare industry preferred
  • Must reside within the territory in an appropriate location to efficiently work the territory
  • Have a valid driver’s license

Join Us

Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities.  Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at to arrange for such an accommodation.

Job ID: R1104230