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Teva Pharmaceuticals Schizophrenia Senior Sales Specialist - Kansas City, KS in Kansas City, Kansas

Schizophrenia Senior Sales Specialist - Kansas City, KS

Date: Nov 22, 2022

Location: Kansas City, Kansas, US, 00000

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Who are we?

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas. We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

This position will be part of a newly created sales team focused on the psychiatry space responsible for the performance of a yet-to-be-approved long-acting injectable therapy for schizophrenia as well as promoting our existing Psychiatry products in the Kansas City, KS area.

The role of the Sales Representative delivers results by getting it done together in a compliant and ethical manner. The Sales Representative possesses an understanding of organizational objectives and aligns resources appropriately to meet those objectives. While in pursuit of goal achievement, this person upholds the culture and values of Teva in all interactions and business matters. The Sales Representative effectively and appropriately analyzes trends and applies knowledge in customer interactions in order to deliver value. Additionally, the Sales Representative effectively and efficiently plans and completes all business activities via aligned objectives, analytics, and Utilizing available resources. The Sales Representative builds and effectively maintains strong, mutually beneficial networks/relationships with both internal and external stakeholders. The Sales Representative possesses impactful and influential communication and presentation skills and keeps the goal in mind while moving the customer towards the solution.

In this role you will:

  • Achieve all sales performance goals and objectives for geographical assignment

  • Demonstrate a collaborative sales approach and coordinate efforts between sales leadership, other Teva sales teams, market access, sales operations, and training.

  • Develop effective business plans to meet and exceed territory-level sales goals. Possess the understanding and ability to sell in different settings of care and identify key business opportunities within these settings.

  • Build rapport and relationships by interacting effectively with employees and external contacts (i.e., HCP and office staff) at all levels, demonstrating the awareness of their needs and responding with the appropriate action

  • Provide healthcare product demonstrations, physician detailing and in-servicing of products to current and potential customers

  • Consult with physicians, nurses, as well as medical office staff to appropriately promote product and provide product and patient education

  • Maintain a call average as outlined in the sales plan, defined as face-to-face interactions, with healthcare providers focusing on top target customers

  • Apply a range of traditional and non-traditional problem-solving techniques to think through and solve issues creatively to improve performance and company effectiveness

  • Adhere to all Teva’s compliance policies and guidelines

Current territory boundaries include:

N - Effingham, KS

S - Caney, KS

E - Kansas City, KS

W - Dodge City, KS

Territory boundaries are subject to change depending on business need.


Along with a results-oriented mindset, self-assurance and an engaging manner, the ideal candidate has:


  • Bachelor's degree required

  • Minimum of 5 years of pharmaceutical sales experience preferred, experience in psychiatric therapeutic areas strongly preferred

  • Record of successfully achieving sales goals and building effective customer relationships

  • Experience successfully launching products in the psychiatric space across multiple settings of care

  • Level of the role will be commensurate based on years of experience


  • Ability to interact with customers in live and virtual environments and proficiency with technology

  • Understanding of reimbursement coverage and pull through strategies as well as experience in all pertinent settings of business (CMHC, specialty pharmacy, private practice)

  • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills

  • Knowledge of reimbursement, managed care, or marketing preferred Proven written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience calling on community mental health centers (CMHC) is a plus

  • Ability to travel as required, which may include overnight and/or weekend travel

  • Valid US driver's license and acceptable driving record required

  • Candidate must be able to successfully pass background, motor and drug screening

  • Occasional lifting of up to 20 pounds

Teva Pharmaceuticals USA requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment. As required by applicable law, however, Teva will consider requests for reasonable accommodations.



Sub Function

Medical Representation

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