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Temporary Desktop Support Analyst
(Ref# DSA1114NC)

The position of Temporary Desktop Support Analyst will be responsible for providing support to all ACADIA Pharmaceutical internal IT clients in their use of computers, applications, and mobile devices located throughout the organization including the home office, offsite facilities, and mobile work force. Resolves most client device related hardware and software issues, seeking assistance when necessary. Also participates in technology projects from an infrastructure perspective.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Has primary responsibility to provide desktop support assisting IT clients with hardware, software, and mobile device questions, concerns, or issues by providing one-on-one resolution to the customer's satisfaction.
  • Answers and responds to IT support calls, services requests, incident tickets, and e-mail.
  • Documents all support efforts in the ITSM system as per procedures.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs hardware and software problems on customer computers and peripherals and gathers appropriate data to escalate to higher-level technicians or vendors when needed.
  • Installs, tests, and configures workstations/laptops, phones, peripheral equipment, and software.
  • Maintains inventory of all equipment, software and software licenses.
  • In Active Directory, assigns and removes users and computers as well as resetting passwords as needed as per procedures.
  • Ensures backup, recovery, and data restoration from workstations/laptops for customers during upgrades or problem diagnosis.
  • Orders IT supplies including software, hardware, peripherals devices, mobile devices, etc. as per procedures.
  • Supports and assists with projects and company initiatives as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience and Education Qualifications:

High School degree is required. An equivalent combination of relevant education and applicable job experience may be considered. A minimum of four years of progressive experience providing help desk and desktop support in an enterprise environment using Microsoft Active Directory with at least two years of experience providing support within the pharmaceutical industry.

Must possess:

  • Excellent understanding of desktop/laptop technologies including Windows OS's, office applications, imaging tools, BIOS updates, anti-virus, and security.
  • Good understanding of basic network support, VLANs, VPN, desktop firewalls, and wireless.
  • Good understanding of telephony technology, VOIP, and mobile device.
  • Understanding of ITIL/ITSM processes.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills and the ability to comprehend complex instructions and maintain written records.
  • Vendor management experience and abilities.

Preferred:

  • Desktop related certification: MCITP: Enterprise Desktop Support Technician on Windows 7 or MCITP: Enterprise Desktop Administrator on Windows 7 preferred
  • Network related certification: CompTIA Network+ or Cisco CCENT certification.

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Quality Assurance Positions



Manager, Quality Assurance – GCP ­- Auditing
(Ref# MQAGCP1214UH)

The position of Manager, Quality Assurance – GCP-Auditing will be responsible for implementing, supporting and maintaining the good clinical practice (GCP) standards to infuse quality, promote compliance mindedness, improve efficiency, and enhance risk management within ACADIA Pharmaceuticals. Informs and executes process improvements and plays a key role with the entire Inspection Readiness Program to identify, address, and mitigate compliance risk areas related to any Company late­phase asset. This individual will be the independent compliance expert within the R&D Compliance function providing leadership in GCP, GLP and PV compliance guidance.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Participates in, and may lead, complex GCP quality process improvement initiatives to enhance quality and GCP compliance for corporate clinical programs.
  • Responsible for monitoring, assessing, and interpreting global regulatory requirements related to pharmacovigilance activities.
  • Supports PV and GCP audit/inspection activities.
  • Provide guidance in creation, review and revisions to standards (e.g., SOPs, Work Instructions).
  • Assist with the development Quality Management Systems within R&D.
  • Participates in and leads components of the corporate Inspection Readiness Program, which can entail concurrent projects for multiple assets.
  • Performs risk mitigation efforts for identified GCP filing and GCP/bioresearch monitoring Program (BIMO) inspection risks.
  • Participates in, and may lead, inspection coordination (preparation, conduct, and response) for GCP/BIMO inspections.
  • Partners with various internal and external groups to analyze GCP compliance/quality issues, identifies and communicates options, and recommends and assists with development of appropriate solutions.
  • Develops and provides GCP and related training in support of compliance systems and quality improvement initiatives within the organization.
  • Other duties as assigned/required.

Experience and Education Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences. Minimum of five years direct and progressively responsible experience in the pharmaceutical industry in Clinical development, Quality, Clinical Operations, Pharmacovigilance and Regulatory Affairs with previous supervisory/decision making responsibility. Pharmacovigilance auditing experience is a plus.

Must possess:

  • Auditing experience and review of regulatory filings
  • A working knowledge of global safety reporting activities, regulations, ICH/GXP guidelines, and be able to provide guidance regarding regulatory requirements.
  • Experience with interacting with third parties (e.g., contract service providers).
  • Good knowledge of FDA expectations
  • Experience in managing concurrent complex projects/programs (e.g. process improvement initiatives, clinical projects).
  • Direct experience in GCP compliant quality systems.
  • Excellent communication skills including: technical writing skills, PC skills, and critical thinking and analysis.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and with individuals at all levels within an organization.
  • Ability to manage concurrent complex projects/programs.
  • Ability to interpret and relate Quality standards for implementation and review.
  • Skilled at effectively communicating department or area issues and results within and across functional areas and conducting presentations of technical information concerning specific projects or timelines.
  • Ability to gain cooperation of others
  • Skills at effectively leading a cooperative team effort and organizing resources to achieve team goals.
  • Ability to make and prioritize process and resource decisions based on overall team needs.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Travel of up to 20% will be required.

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Development Positions



Director, Regulatory Affairs - Ad Promo & Labeling
(Ref# DCRA0414HW)

The Director, Commercial Regulatory Affairs will provide regulatory leadership in support of the commercialization of products at ACADIA. The incumbent will review proposed advertising and promotional materials for regulatory compliance; provide advice to the Development, Commercial and Executive Management teams relative to regulatory and promotional issues involving pharmaceutical products, and partners in the development of systems to assure corporate compliance with the post-marketing regulatory environment.

Experience and Education Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline; an advanced degree preferred.
  • A minimum of 10 years' progressively responsible pharmaceutical industry or health authority experience including a minimum of five years in a Regulatory Affairs role with a minimum of three years direct related experience in advertising, promotion and labeling
  • A minimum of six years a leadership role.
  • Knowledge and understanding of U.S. as well as global regulatory regulations and guidelines.
  • Previous experience interacting with the FDA.
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment and manage competing priorities
  • Strong interpersonal skills, attention to detail and excellent organizational, computer, and documentation skills

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Development Program Manager
(Ref# PM0414FLH)

The Development Program Manager will work with the project leader and team members to ensure timely, efficient, and effective management of team activities. Coordinate and facilitate timeline deliverables with clear understanding of functional interdependencies and critical path activities. Support various development functional areas on the project, attend/coordinate sub-team meetings; organize ad hoc working groups as needed to move project activities forward in a timely and cost-effective way. Help set-up contracts for vendors and consultants, and manage budget. Assist in the compilation, review and editing of Project Team documents associated with all areas of development (preclinical, CMC, clinical, regulatory and commercial). Communicate project status and issues, and help ensure project team goals and NDA submission deliverables are met. Anticipate obstacles and, in concert with other relevant team members, devise and implement solutions to achieve project goals.

Experience and Education Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and minimum 5 years of progressively responsible, relevant experience. Equivalent experience and education may be considered.

Must possess:

  • Experience managing cross-functional project teams.
  • A solid understanding of the drug development process and the principles, concepts, practices, and standards of pharmaceutical project management.
  • Familiarity with FDA and/or EMA Regulations, ICH Guidelines, and GXPs governing the conduct of clinical trials is desirable.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to support multiple project teams simultaneously, be well organized and have strong time management skills and attention to detail.
  • In-depth knowledge and skill with Microsoft Project, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and other reporting and tracking tools.
  • Ability to work under limited supervision, determine personal work plan, and schedule tasks and activities accordingly.
  • Ability to accommodate shifting priorities, demands and timelines.
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources and to be persuasive, encouraging and motivating.
  • Ability to learn, understand and apply new technologies, strategies and approaches that enhance the team's ability to achieve goals and meet timelines/deliverables.
  • Late stage drug development/NDA experience preferred.

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Senior SAS Programmer
(Ref# SSP1114JS)

The position of Senior SAS Programmer will works closely with other programmers, biostatisticians, and clinical data managers with a leading role in the collection, analysis, and reporting of clinical data for phase I-IV clinical development programs.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Following the Study Data Tabulation Model (SDTM) Implementation Guide, writes specifications for SDTM datasets.
  • Following statistical analysis plans and the Analysis Data Model (ADaM) Implementation Guide, writes specifications for analysis datasets.
  • Following specifications, develops algorithms and writes programs to create datasets.
  • Produces data listings, summary tables and graphs using SAS software.
  • Independently checks data listings, summary tables and graphs.
  • Imports and exports SAS data.
  • Assists data management group in performing data edit checks.
  • Understands and conducts work consistent with GCP, ICH, 21 CFR part 11, internal SOPs and training, and international regulatory requirements.
  • Plays an active role in taking project solutions and generalizing them for the Biostatistics group.
  • Interacts with the project statistician and guides other programmers participating on a project team.

Experience and Education Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in a statistics, computer science, or a similar quantitative field; an equivalent combination of relevant education and applicable job experience may be considered. Experience in programming with the Statistical Analysis System (SAS) beyond classroom work is required. Minimum of 5 years' experience in clinical statistical programming within pharmaceutical or related industry (biotechnology, medical device, Clinical Research Organization (CRO)). SAS Certified Base and/or Advance Programmer experience is preferred.

Must possess:

  • Proven experience in SAS programming including base SAS, SAS/Stat, SAS/Graph, macros, ODS.
  • Experience with SDTM and ADaM industry data standards.
  • Exposure to statistical graphics software.
  • Good communication skills and attention to detail are crucial.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Able to assert own ideas and persuade others through effectively consolidating, evaluating, and presenting relevant information.
  • Skilled at promoting team cooperation and a commitment to team success.
  • Adept at seeing change as an opportunity to improve business performance and campaigning for it when necessary.

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Clinical Data Reviewer
(Ref# CDR1014JH)

As part of the Clinical Operations team, the Clinical Data Reviewer will be responsible for study-specific data review activities, including data verification, checking for completeness, data review, and database closure.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Reviews study records including case report forms (CRFs), line listings, and, if applicable, other documents such as monitoring visit reports; provides relevant feedback to study managers.
  • Verifies data entered on the CRFs is consistent with clinical notes and other source documents.
  • Creates and maintains study data review tracking documents.
  • Reviews study data to look for trends and overall sense of data at the patient and site levels.
  • Assists with study file audits and site audit preparation.
  • Assists with internal SOP/guideline development.
  • Interfaces with clinical, regulatory, development staff as necessary to accomplish responsibilities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience and Education Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in Health Sciences or equivalent combination of relevant education and applicable job experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the clinical monitoring arena, preferably with a CNS background.
  • Strong adaptability to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment.

Must possess:

  • Good Clinical Practices (GCP) knowledge.
  • Ability to review clinical data for trends, errors, and inconsistencies.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate and organize clinical data.
  • Prior monitoring experience including study start-up to closeout visits from Phases I-IV clinical programs.
  • Understanding of all aspects involved in the data management responsibilities throughout a clinical trial.
  • Experience with, and practical understanding of, at least one clinical data management system (e.g. BioClinica Express EDC, Medidata Rave, Inform, Clintrial).
  • Knowledge and experience with locking data bases.
  • Medical knowledge of drugs and familiarity with medical coding dictionaries.
  • Proficient organizational and documentation skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong understanding of regulatory guidance and regulations (eg. International Conference on Harmonisation (ICH), 21CFR Part 11, etc.).
  • Must be a team player who works effectively with other disciplines.

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Development Positions



Medical Science Liaison (MSL) - Northwest Area
(Ref# MSL0914SK)

The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is responsible for supporting medical and scientific initiatives on behalf of Company selected therapeutic areas. Develops on-going professional relationships with national/regional healthcare practitioners and facilitates the education of these practitioners and their colleagues regarding current and forthcoming therapies developed and commercialized by the Company. Ensures access to current medical and scientific information on Company products and areas of therapeutic interest to targeted Key Opinion Leaders, Healthcare Professionals, Managed Market Stakeholders and decision makers consistent with the objectives of ACADIA and the Medical Affairs and Development Departments.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Identifies and develops relationships with national and regional medical and scientific thought leaders, patient advocacy groups, and centers of excellence consistent with the strategy and objectives of ACADIA's Medical Affairs and Development Departments.
  • Engages national and regional thought leaders to align interests, discuss research and medical information, and participate in scientific exchange and education about current and emerging therapies
  • Provides Phase 3b / 4 research trial site support and investigator-initiated research proposal cultivation and facilitation.
  • Provides appropriate scientific, clinical and educational support and presentations for national or regional managed care accounts and organizations.
  • Develops and maintains scientific, clinical and therapeutic expertise for Parkinson's disease, Parkinson's disease Psychosis, and psychosis seen in other neurological disorders; therapies utilized to manage these symptoms; and pimavanserin.
  • Identifies disease concepts and compound characteristics that can be leveraged into product differentiation.
  • Provides appropriate scientific, clinical, and educational support for internal and external clients.
  • Represents the company at specific continuing educational events, programs, medical meetings and conventions.
  • Supports commercial operations by participating in Speaker and Sales Representative Training.
  • Partners with the internal departments to ensure accurate delivery of medical and scientific information.
  • Leads/participates on project teams as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience and Education Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline. An advanced degree (MD, PharmD, PhD) highly preferred. Prior experience as an MSL required, preferably in the central nervous system (CNS) area.

Must possess:

  • Expert scientific and pharmaceutical knowledge.
  • Knowledge of regulatory, compliance, commercial, and clinical issues affecting the pharmaceutical and managed care industries.
  • Firm background in scientific methodology, general pharmacology and therapeutics.
  • Knowledge of customer segments and market dynamics.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and with cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentation and facilitation formats.
  • Demonstrated expertise in drug information communication.
  • Skills in instructional design, teaching, coaching and mentoring.
  • Ability to assert own ideas and persuade others through effectively consolidating, evaluating, and presenting relevant information.
  • Demonstrated skill at promoting team cooperation and a commitment to team success.
  • Adept at seeing change as an opportunity to improve business performance and campaigning for it when necessary.
  • High level of facility with relevant computer and software capabilities, including MS Office programs (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Ability to travel up to 50% to 75% of time.

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Medical Science Liaison (MSL) - Southwest Area
(Ref# MSL0914SK)

The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is responsible for supporting medical and scientific initiatives on behalf of Company selected therapeutic areas. Develops on-going professional relationships with national/regional healthcare practitioners and facilitates the education of these practitioners and their colleagues regarding current and forthcoming therapies developed and commercialized by the Company. Ensures access to current medical and scientific information on Company products and areas of therapeutic interest to targeted Key Opinion Leaders, Healthcare Professionals, Managed Market Stakeholders and decision makers consistent with the objectives of ACADIA and the Medical Affairs and Development Departments.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Identifies and develops relationships with national and regional medical and scientific thought leaders, patient advocacy groups, and centers of excellence consistent with the strategy and objectives of ACADIA's Medical Affairs and Development Departments.
  • Engages national and regional thought leaders to align interests, discuss research and medical information, and participate in scientific exchange and education about current and emerging therapies
  • Provides Phase 3b / 4 research trial site support and investigator-initiated research proposal cultivation and facilitation.
  • Provides appropriate scientific, clinical and educational support and presentations for national or regional managed care accounts and organizations.
  • Develops and maintains scientific, clinical and therapeutic expertise for Parkinson's disease, Parkinson's disease Psychosis, and psychosis seen in other neurological disorders; therapies utilized to manage these symptoms; and pimavanserin.
  • Identifies disease concepts and compound characteristics that can be leveraged into product differentiation.
  • Provides appropriate scientific, clinical, and educational support for internal and external clients.
  • Represents the company at specific continuing educational events, programs, medical meetings and conventions.
  • Supports commercial operations by participating in Speaker and Sales Representative Training.
  • Partners with the internal departments to ensure accurate delivery of medical and scientific information.
  • Leads/participates on project teams as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience and Education Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline. An advanced degree (MD, PharmD, PhD) highly preferred. Prior experience as an MSL required, preferably in the central nervous system (CNS) area.

Must possess:

  • Expert scientific and pharmaceutical knowledge.
  • Knowledge of regulatory, compliance, commercial, and clinical issues affecting the pharmaceutical and managed care industries.
  • Firm background in scientific methodology, general pharmacology and therapeutics.
  • Knowledge of customer segments and market dynamics.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and with cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentation and facilitation formats.
  • Demonstrated expertise in drug information communication.
  • Skills in instructional design, teaching, coaching and mentoring.
  • Ability to assert own ideas and persuade others through effectively consolidating, evaluating, and presenting relevant information.
  • Demonstrated skill at promoting team cooperation and a commitment to team success.
  • Adept at seeing change as an opportunity to improve business performance and campaigning for it when necessary.
  • High level of facility with relevant computer and software capabilities, including MS Office programs (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Ability to travel up to 50% to 75% of time.

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Medical Science Liaison (MSL) - South Area
(Ref# MSL0914SK)

The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is responsible for supporting medical and scientific initiatives on behalf of Company selected therapeutic areas. Develops on-going professional relationships with national/regional healthcare practitioners and facilitates the education of these practitioners and their colleagues regarding current and forthcoming therapies developed and commercialized by the Company. Ensures access to current medical and scientific information on Company products and areas of therapeutic interest to targeted Key Opinion Leaders, Healthcare Professionals, Managed Market Stakeholders and decision makers consistent with the objectives of ACADIA and the Medical Affairs and Development Departments.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Identifies and develops relationships with national and regional medical and scientific thought leaders, patient advocacy groups, and centers of excellence consistent with the strategy and objectives of ACADIA's Medical Affairs and Development Departments.
  • Engages national and regional thought leaders to align interests, discuss research and medical information, and participate in scientific exchange and education about current and emerging therapies
  • Provides Phase 3b / 4 research trial site support and investigator-initiated research proposal cultivation and facilitation.
  • Provides appropriate scientific, clinical and educational support and presentations for national or regional managed care accounts and organizations.
  • Develops and maintains scientific, clinical and therapeutic expertise for Parkinson's disease, Parkinson's disease Psychosis, and psychosis seen in other neurological disorders; therapies utilized to manage these symptoms; and pimavanserin.
  • Identifies disease concepts and compound characteristics that can be leveraged into product differentiation.
  • Provides appropriate scientific, clinical, and educational support for internal and external clients.
  • Represents the company at specific continuing educational events, programs, medical meetings and conventions.
  • Supports commercial operations by participating in Speaker and Sales Representative Training.
  • Partners with the internal departments to ensure accurate delivery of medical and scientific information.
  • Leads/participates on project teams as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience and Education Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline. An advanced degree (MD, PharmD, PhD) highly preferred. Prior experience as an MSL required, preferably in the central nervous system (CNS) area.

Must possess:

  • Expert scientific and pharmaceutical knowledge.
  • Knowledge of regulatory, compliance, commercial, and clinical issues affecting the pharmaceutical and managed care industries.
  • Firm background in scientific methodology, general pharmacology and therapeutics.
  • Knowledge of customer segments and market dynamics.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and with cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentation and facilitation formats.
  • Demonstrated expertise in drug information communication.
  • Skills in instructional design, teaching, coaching and mentoring.
  • Ability to assert own ideas and persuade others through effectively consolidating, evaluating, and presenting relevant information.
  • Demonstrated skill at promoting team cooperation and a commitment to team success.
  • Adept at seeing change as an opportunity to improve business performance and campaigning for it when necessary.
  • High level of facility with relevant computer and software capabilities, including MS Office programs (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Ability to travel up to 50% to 75% of time.

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Medical Science Liaison (MSL) - Great Lakes Area
(Ref# MSL0914SK)

The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is responsible for supporting medical and scientific initiatives on behalf of Company selected therapeutic areas. Develops on-going professional relationships with national/regional healthcare practitioners and facilitates the education of these practitioners and their colleagues regarding current and forthcoming therapies developed and commercialized by the Company. Ensures access to current medical and scientific information on Company products and areas of therapeutic interest to targeted Key Opinion Leaders, Healthcare Professionals, Managed Market Stakeholders and decision makers consistent with the objectives of ACADIA and the Medical Affairs and Development Departments.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Identifies and develops relationships with national and regional medical and scientific thought leaders, patient advocacy groups, and centers of excellence consistent with the strategy and objectives of ACADIA's Medical Affairs and Development Departments.
  • Engages national and regional thought leaders to align interests, discuss research and medical information, and participate in scientific exchange and education about current and emerging therapies
  • Provides Phase 3b / 4 research trial site support and investigator-initiated research proposal cultivation and facilitation.
  • Provides appropriate scientific, clinical and educational support and presentations for national or regional managed care accounts and organizations.
  • Develops and maintains scientific, clinical and therapeutic expertise for Parkinson's disease, Parkinson's disease Psychosis, and psychosis seen in other neurological disorders; therapies utilized to manage these symptoms; and pimavanserin.
  • Identifies disease concepts and compound characteristics that can be leveraged into product differentiation.
  • Provides appropriate scientific, clinical, and educational support for internal and external clients.
  • Represents the company at specific continuing educational events, programs, medical meetings and conventions.
  • Supports commercial operations by participating in Speaker and Sales Representative Training.
  • Partners with the internal departments to ensure accurate delivery of medical and scientific information.
  • Leads/participates on project teams as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience and Education Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline. An advanced degree (MD, PharmD, PhD) highly preferred. Prior experience as an MSL required, preferably in the central nervous system (CNS) area.

Must possess:

  • Expert scientific and pharmaceutical knowledge.
  • Knowledge of regulatory, compliance, commercial, and clinical issues affecting the pharmaceutical and managed care industries.
  • Firm background in scientific methodology, general pharmacology and therapeutics.
  • Knowledge of customer segments and market dynamics.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and with cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentation and facilitation formats.
  • Demonstrated expertise in drug information communication.
  • Skills in instructional design, teaching, coaching and mentoring.
  • Ability to assert own ideas and persuade others through effectively consolidating, evaluating, and presenting relevant information.
  • Demonstrated skill at promoting team cooperation and a commitment to team success.
  • Adept at seeing change as an opportunity to improve business performance and campaigning for it when necessary.
  • High level of facility with relevant computer and software capabilities, including MS Office programs (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Ability to travel up to 50% to 75% of time.

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Regional Sales Manager - New England Region
(Ref# RSM0614JH)

The Regional Sales Manager (RSM) is responsible for managing a team of specialty sales representatives who interface directly with customers in the field. This includes hiring, developing, coaching, evaluating, and leading them toward successful sales results. The RSM serves as a resource to the team as an expert in disease state and product knowledge, as well as the selling process and regional payer environment. Responsibility also includes business management, such as budgeting and action planning - as well as overseeing execution of all elements of sales implementation, including routing, call activity, and programming. Positions will be geographically based.

Primary Responsibilities:

Lead the Team
  • Recruit, interview, and hire sales specialists
  • Build a winning, customer-centric culture - and model it by establishing strong relationships directly with important customers
  • Motivate and inspire a team toward a common vision
  • Plan and execute effective sales meetings
  • Contribute to the oversight and guidance of ACADIA, and represent well its mission and values
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies
Coach Sales Specialists
  • Complete field visits on a regular basis and coach sales specialists on selling skills and customer interactions
  • Evaluate sales specialist behaviors - providing recognition or identifying development areas as appropriate
  • Handle personnel issues in a timely fashion as they arise
  • Train and develop staff toward improved skills and success in their roles
Manage the Business
  • Create clear expectations and hold the team accountable to them
  • Establish alignment through a business planning and review process
  • Develop and adhere to a budget
  • Monitor and analyze business results and make necessary adjustments
  • Meet or exceed sales expectations

Experience and Education Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree, MBA preferred. A minimum of two years progressively responsible experience in pharmaceutical or medical sales management, with a focus on neuroscience preferred. Must possess:

  • Demonstrated leadership and field coaching ability
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to build and maintain lasting relationships with key customers and build networks within the medical community
  • Ability to anticipate future business opportunities and customer needs
  • Ability to complete verbal and written evaluations of others
  • Organization, initiative, and self-motivation
  • Professionalism, integrity, and the ability to comply to strict policy, work in a highly regulated environment, and maintain confidential information and data
  • Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record
  • Must live within the boundaries of the region or a directly neighboring region, and near a major airport
  • Significant overnight travel may be required

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Regional Sales Manager - New York City Region
(Ref# RSM0614JH)

The Regional Sales Manager (RSM) is responsible for managing a team of specialty sales representatives who interface directly with customers in the field. This includes hiring, developing, coaching, evaluating, and leading them toward successful sales results. The RSM serves as a resource to the team as an expert in disease state and product knowledge, as well as the selling process and regional payer environment. Responsibility also includes business management, such as budgeting and action planning - as well as overseeing execution of all elements of sales implementation, including routing, call activity, and programming. Positions will be geographically based.

Primary Responsibilities:

Lead the Team
  • Recruit, interview, and hire sales specialists
  • Build a winning, customer-centric culture - and model it by establishing strong relationships directly with important customers
  • Motivate and inspire a team toward a common vision
  • Plan and execute effective sales meetings
  • Contribute to the oversight and guidance of ACADIA, and represent well its mission and values
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies
Coach Sales Specialists
  • Complete field visits on a regular basis and coach sales specialists on selling skills and customer interactions
  • Evaluate sales specialist behaviors - providing recognition or identifying development areas as appropriate
  • Handle personnel issues in a timely fashion as they arise
  • Train and develop staff toward improved skills and success in their roles
Manage the Business
  • Create clear expectations and hold the team accountable to them
  • Establish alignment through a business planning and review process
  • Develop and adhere to a budget
  • Monitor and analyze business results and make necessary adjustments
  • Meet or exceed sales expectations

Experience and Education Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree, MBA preferred. A minimum of two years progressively responsible experience in pharmaceutical or medical sales management, with a focus on neuroscience preferred. Must possess:

  • Demonstrated leadership and field coaching ability
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to build and maintain lasting relationships with key customers and build networks within the medical community
  • Ability to anticipate future business opportunities and customer needs
  • Ability to complete verbal and written evaluations of others
  • Organization, initiative, and self-motivation
  • Professionalism, integrity, and the ability to comply to strict policy, work in a highly regulated environment, and maintain confidential information and data
  • Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record
  • Must live within the boundaries of the region or a directly neighboring region, and near a major airport
  • Significant overnight travel may be required

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Regional Sales Manager - Washington D.C. Region
(Ref# RSM0614JH)

The Regional Sales Manager (RSM) is responsible for managing a team of specialty sales representatives who interface directly with customers in the field. This includes hiring, developing, coaching, evaluating, and leading them toward successful sales results. The RSM serves as a resource to the team as an expert in disease state and product knowledge, as well as the selling process and regional payer environment. Responsibility also includes business management, such as budgeting and action planning - as well as overseeing execution of all elements of sales implementation, including routing, call activity, and programming. Positions will be geographically based.

Primary Responsibilities:

Lead the Team
  • Recruit, interview, and hire sales specialists
  • Build a winning, customer-centric culture - and model it by establishing strong relationships directly with important customers
  • Motivate and inspire a team toward a common vision
  • Plan and execute effective sales meetings
  • Contribute to the oversight and guidance of ACADIA, and represent well its mission and values
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies
Coach Sales Specialists
  • Complete field visits on a regular basis and coach sales specialists on selling skills and customer interactions
  • Evaluate sales specialist behaviors - providing recognition or identifying development areas as appropriate
  • Handle personnel issues in a timely fashion as they arise
  • Train and develop staff toward improved skills and success in their roles
Manage the Business
  • Create clear expectations and hold the team accountable to them
  • Establish alignment through a business planning and review process
  • Develop and adhere to a budget
  • Monitor and analyze business results and make necessary adjustments
  • Meet or exceed sales expectations

Experience and Education Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree, MBA preferred. A minimum of two years progressively responsible experience in pharmaceutical or medical sales management, with a focus on neuroscience preferred. Must possess:

  • Demonstrated leadership and field coaching ability
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to build and maintain lasting relationships with key customers and build networks within the medical community
  • Ability to anticipate future business opportunities and customer needs
  • Ability to complete verbal and written evaluations of others
  • Organization, initiative, and self-motivation
  • Professionalism, integrity, and the ability to comply to strict policy, work in a highly regulated environment, and maintain confidential information and data
  • Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record
  • Must live within the boundaries of the region or a directly neighboring region, and near a major airport
  • Significant overnight travel may be required

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Regional Sales Manager - Atlanta Region
(Ref# RSM0614JH)

The Regional Sales Manager (RSM) is responsible for managing a team of specialty sales representatives who interface directly with customers in the field. This includes hiring, developing, coaching, evaluating, and leading them toward successful sales results. The RSM serves as a resource to the team as an expert in disease state and product knowledge, as well as the selling process and regional payer environment. Responsibility also includes business management, such as budgeting and action planning - as well as overseeing execution of all elements of sales implementation, including routing, call activity, and programming. Positions will be geographically based.

Primary Responsibilities:

Lead the Team
  • Recruit, interview, and hire sales specialists
  • Build a winning, customer-centric culture - and model it by establishing strong relationships directly with important customers
  • Motivate and inspire a team toward a common vision
  • Plan and execute effective sales meetings
  • Contribute to the oversight and guidance of ACADIA, and represent well its mission and values
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies
Coach Sales Specialists
  • Complete field visits on a regular basis and coach sales specialists on selling skills and customer interactions
  • Evaluate sales specialist behaviors - providing recognition or identifying development areas as appropriate
  • Handle personnel issues in a timely fashion as they arise
  • Train and develop staff toward improved skills and success in their roles
Manage the Business
  • Create clear expectations and hold the team accountable to them
  • Establish alignment through a business planning and review process
  • Develop and adhere to a budget
  • Monitor and analyze business results and make necessary adjustments
  • Meet or exceed sales expectations

Experience and Education Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree, MBA preferred. A minimum of two years progressively responsible experience in pharmaceutical or medical sales management, with a focus on neuroscience preferred. Must possess:

  • Demonstrated leadership and field coaching ability
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to build and maintain lasting relationships with key customers and build networks within the medical community
  • Ability to anticipate future business opportunities and customer needs
  • Ability to complete verbal and written evaluations of others
  • Organization, initiative, and self-motivation
  • Professionalism, integrity, and the ability to comply to strict policy, work in a highly regulated environment, and maintain confidential information and data
  • Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record
  • Must live within the boundaries of the region or a directly neighboring region, and near a major airport
  • Significant overnight travel may be required

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Regional Sales Manager - Deep South Region
(Ref# RSM0614JH)

The Regional Sales Manager (RSM) is responsible for managing a team of specialty sales representatives who interface directly with customers in the field. This includes hiring, developing, coaching, evaluating, and leading them toward successful sales results. The RSM serves as a resource to the team as an expert in disease state and product knowledge, as well as the selling process and regional payer environment. Responsibility also includes business management, such as budgeting and action planning - as well as overseeing execution of all elements of sales implementation, including routing, call activity, and programming. Positions will be geographically based.

Primary Responsibilities:

Lead the Team
  • Recruit, interview, and hire sales specialists
  • Build a winning, customer-centric culture - and model it by establishing strong relationships directly with important customers
  • Motivate and inspire a team toward a common vision
  • Plan and execute effective sales meetings
  • Contribute to the oversight and guidance of ACADIA, and represent well its mission and values
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies
Coach Sales Specialists
  • Complete field visits on a regular basis and coach sales specialists on selling skills and customer interactions
  • Evaluate sales specialist behaviors - providing recognition or identifying development areas as appropriate
  • Handle personnel issues in a timely fashion as they arise
  • Train and develop staff toward improved skills and success in their roles
Manage the Business
  • Create clear expectations and hold the team accountable to them
  • Establish alignment through a business planning and review process
  • Develop and adhere to a budget
  • Monitor and analyze business results and make necessary adjustments
  • Meet or exceed sales expectations

Experience and Education Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree, MBA preferred. A minimum of two years progressively responsible experience in pharmaceutical or medical sales management, with a focus on neuroscience preferred. Must possess:

  • Demonstrated leadership and field coaching ability
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to build and maintain lasting relationships with key customers and build networks within the medical community
  • Ability to anticipate future business opportunities and customer needs
  • Ability to complete verbal and written evaluations of others
  • Organization, initiative, and self-motivation
  • Professionalism, integrity, and the ability to comply to strict policy, work in a highly regulated environment, and maintain confidential information and data
  • Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record
  • Must live within the boundaries of the region or a directly neighboring region, and near a major airport
  • Significant overnight travel may be required

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Regional Sales Manager - Florida Region
(Ref# RSM0614JH)

The Regional Sales Manager (RSM) is responsible for managing a team of specialty sales representatives who interface directly with customers in the field. This includes hiring, developing, coaching, evaluating, and leading them toward successful sales results. The RSM serves as a resource to the team as an expert in disease state and product knowledge, as well as the selling process and regional payer environment. Responsibility also includes business management, such as budgeting and action planning - as well as overseeing execution of all elements of sales implementation, including routing, call activity, and programming. Positions will be geographically based.

Primary Responsibilities:

Lead the Team
  • Recruit, interview, and hire sales specialists
  • Build a winning, customer-centric culture - and model it by establishing strong relationships directly with important customers
  • Motivate and inspire a team toward a common vision
  • Plan and execute effective sales meetings
  • Contribute to the oversight and guidance of ACADIA, and represent well its mission and values
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies
Coach Sales Specialists
  • Complete field visits on a regular basis and coach sales specialists on selling skills and customer interactions
  • Evaluate sales specialist behaviors - providing recognition or identifying development areas as appropriate
  • Handle personnel issues in a timely fashion as they arise
  • Train and develop staff toward improved skills and success in their roles
Manage the Business
  • Create clear expectations and hold the team accountable to them
  • Establish alignment through a business planning and review process
  • Develop and adhere to a budget
  • Monitor and analyze business results and make necessary adjustments
  • Meet or exceed sales expectations

Experience and Education Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree, MBA preferred. A minimum of two years progressively responsible experience in pharmaceutical or medical sales management, with a focus on neuroscience preferred. Must possess:

  • Demonstrated leadership and field coaching ability
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to build and maintain lasting relationships with key customers and build networks within the medical community
  • Ability to anticipate future business opportunities and customer needs
  • Ability to complete verbal and written evaluations of others
  • Organization, initiative, and self-motivation
  • Professionalism, integrity, and the ability to comply to strict policy, work in a highly regulated environment, and maintain confidential information and data
  • Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record
  • Must live within the boundaries of the region or a directly neighboring region, and near a major airport
  • Significant overnight travel may be required

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Regional Sales Manager - Northwest Region
(Ref# RSM0614JH)

The Regional Sales Manager (RSM) is responsible for managing a team of specialty sales representatives who interface directly with customers in the field. This includes hiring, developing, coaching, evaluating, and leading them toward successful sales results. The RSM serves as a resource to the team as an expert in disease state and product knowledge, as well as the selling process and regional payer environment. Responsibility also includes business management, such as budgeting and action planning - as well as overseeing execution of all elements of sales implementation, including routing, call activity, and programming. Positions will be geographically based.

Primary Responsibilities:

Lead the Team
  • Recruit, interview, and hire sales specialists
  • Build a winning, customer-centric culture - and model it by establishing strong relationships directly with important customers
  • Motivate and inspire a team toward a common vision
  • Plan and execute effective sales meetings
  • Contribute to the oversight and guidance of ACADIA, and represent well its mission and values
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies
Coach Sales Specialists
  • Complete field visits on a regular basis and coach sales specialists on selling skills and customer interactions
  • Evaluate sales specialist behaviors - providing recognition or identifying development areas as appropriate
  • Handle personnel issues in a timely fashion as they arise
  • Train and develop staff toward improved skills and success in their roles
Manage the Business
  • Create clear expectations and hold the team accountable to them
  • Establish alignment through a business planning and review process
  • Develop and adhere to a budget
  • Monitor and analyze business results and make necessary adjustments
  • Meet or exceed sales expectations

Experience and Education Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree, MBA preferred. A minimum of two years progressively responsible experience in pharmaceutical or medical sales management, with a focus on neuroscience preferred. Must possess:

  • Demonstrated leadership and field coaching ability
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to build and maintain lasting relationships with key customers and build networks within the medical community
  • Ability to anticipate future business opportunities and customer needs
  • Ability to complete verbal and written evaluations of others
  • Organization, initiative, and self-motivation
  • Professionalism, integrity, and the ability to comply to strict policy, work in a highly regulated environment, and maintain confidential information and data
  • Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record
  • Must live within the boundaries of the region or a directly neighboring region, and near a major airport
  • Significant overnight travel may be required

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Regional Sales Manager - Southwest Region
(Ref# RSM0614JH)

The Regional Sales Manager (RSM) is responsible for managing a team of specialty sales representatives who interface directly with customers in the field. This includes hiring, developing, coaching, evaluating, and leading them toward successful sales results. The RSM serves as a resource to the team as an expert in disease state and product knowledge, as well as the selling process and regional payer environment. Responsibility also includes business management, such as budgeting and action planning - as well as overseeing execution of all elements of sales implementation, including routing, call activity, and programming. Positions will be geographically based.

Primary Responsibilities:

Lead the Team
  • Recruit, interview, and hire sales specialists
  • Build a winning, customer-centric culture - and model it by establishing strong relationships directly with important customers
  • Motivate and inspire a team toward a common vision
  • Plan and execute effective sales meetings
  • Contribute to the oversight and guidance of ACADIA, and represent well its mission and values
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies
Coach Sales Specialists
  • Complete field visits on a regular basis and coach sales specialists on selling skills and customer interactions
  • Evaluate sales specialist behaviors - providing recognition or identifying development areas as appropriate
  • Handle personnel issues in a timely fashion as they arise
  • Train and develop staff toward improved skills and success in their roles
Manage the Business
  • Create clear expectations and hold the team accountable to them
  • Establish alignment through a business planning and review process
  • Develop and adhere to a budget
  • Monitor and analyze business results and make necessary adjustments
  • Meet or exceed sales expectations

Experience and Education Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree, MBA preferred. A minimum of two years progressively responsible experience in pharmaceutical or medical sales management, with a focus on neuroscience preferred. Must possess:

  • Demonstrated leadership and field coaching ability
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to build and maintain lasting relationships with key customers and build networks within the medical community
  • Ability to anticipate future business opportunities and customer needs
  • Ability to complete verbal and written evaluations of others
  • Organization, initiative, and self-motivation
  • Professionalism, integrity, and the ability to comply to strict policy, work in a highly regulated environment, and maintain confidential information and data
  • Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record
  • Must live within the boundaries of the region or a directly neighboring region, and near a major airport
  • Significant overnight travel may be required

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Regional Sales Manager - Denver Region
(Ref# RSM0614JH)

The Regional Sales Manager (RSM) is responsible for managing a team of specialty sales representatives who interface directly with customers in the field. This includes hiring, developing, coaching, evaluating, and leading them toward successful sales results. The RSM serves as a resource to the team as an expert in disease state and product knowledge, as well as the selling process and regional payer environment. Responsibility also includes business management, such as budgeting and action planning - as well as overseeing execution of all elements of sales implementation, including routing, call activity, and programming. Positions will be geographically based.

Primary Responsibilities:

Lead the Team
  • Recruit, interview, and hire sales specialists
  • Build a winning, customer-centric culture - and model it by establishing strong relationships directly with important customers
  • Motivate and inspire a team toward a common vision
  • Plan and execute effective sales meetings
  • Contribute to the oversight and guidance of ACADIA, and represent well its mission and values
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies
Coach Sales Specialists
  • Complete field visits on a regular basis and coach sales specialists on selling skills and customer interactions
  • Evaluate sales specialist behaviors - providing recognition or identifying development areas as appropriate
  • Handle personnel issues in a timely fashion as they arise
  • Train and develop staff toward improved skills and success in their roles
Manage the Business
  • Create clear expectations and hold the team accountable to them
  • Establish alignment through a business planning and review process
  • Develop and adhere to a budget
  • Monitor and analyze business results and make necessary adjustments
  • Meet or exceed sales expectations

Experience and Education Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree, MBA preferred. A minimum of two years progressively responsible experience in pharmaceutical or medical sales management, with a focus on neuroscience preferred. Must possess:

  • Demonstrated leadership and field coaching ability
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to build and maintain lasting relationships with key customers and build networks within the medical community
  • Ability to anticipate future business opportunities and customer needs
  • Ability to complete verbal and written evaluations of others
  • Organization, initiative, and self-motivation
  • Professionalism, integrity, and the ability to comply to strict policy, work in a highly regulated environment, and maintain confidential information and data
  • Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record
  • Must live within the boundaries of the region or a directly neighboring region, and near a major airport
  • Significant overnight travel may be required

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Regional Sales Manager - Texas Region
(Ref# RSM0614JH)

The Regional Sales Manager (RSM) is responsible for managing a team of specialty sales representatives who interface directly with customers in the field. This includes hiring, developing, coaching, evaluating, and leading them toward successful sales results. The RSM serves as a resource to the team as an expert in disease state and product knowledge, as well as the selling process and regional payer environment. Responsibility also includes business management, such as budgeting and action planning - as well as overseeing execution of all elements of sales implementation, including routing, call activity, and programming. Positions will be geographically based.

Primary Responsibilities:

Lead the Team
  • Recruit, interview, and hire sales specialists
  • Build a winning, customer-centric culture - and model it by establishing strong relationships directly with important customers
  • Motivate and inspire a team toward a common vision
  • Plan and execute effective sales meetings
  • Contribute to the oversight and guidance of ACADIA, and represent well its mission and values
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies
Coach Sales Specialists
  • Complete field visits on a regular basis and coach sales specialists on selling skills and customer interactions
  • Evaluate sales specialist behaviors - providing recognition or identifying development areas as appropriate
  • Handle personnel issues in a timely fashion as they arise
  • Train and develop staff toward improved skills and success in their roles
Manage the Business
  • Create clear expectations and hold the team accountable to them
  • Establish alignment through a business planning and review process
  • Develop and adhere to a budget
  • Monitor and analyze business results and make necessary adjustments
  • Meet or exceed sales expectations

Experience and Education Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree, MBA preferred. A minimum of two years progressively responsible experience in pharmaceutical or medical sales management, with a focus on neuroscience preferred. Must possess:

  • Demonstrated leadership and field coaching ability
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to build and maintain lasting relationships with key customers and build networks within the medical community
  • Ability to anticipate future business opportunities and customer needs
  • Ability to complete verbal and written evaluations of others
  • Organization, initiative, and self-motivation
  • Professionalism, integrity, and the ability to comply to strict policy, work in a highly regulated environment, and maintain confidential information and data
  • Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record
  • Must live within the boundaries of the region or a directly neighboring region, and near a major airport
  • Significant overnight travel may be required

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Regional Sales Manager - Chicago Region
(Ref# RSM0614JH)

The Regional Sales Manager (RSM) is responsible for managing a team of specialty sales representatives who interface directly with customers in the field. This includes hiring, developing, coaching, evaluating, and leading them toward successful sales results. The RSM serves as a resource to the team as an expert in disease state and product knowledge, as well as the selling process and regional payer environment. Responsibility also includes business management, such as budgeting and action planning - as well as overseeing execution of all elements of sales implementation, including routing, call activity, and programming. Positions will be geographically based.

Primary Responsibilities:

Lead the Team
  • Recruit, interview, and hire sales specialists
  • Build a winning, customer-centric culture - and model it by establishing strong relationships directly with important customers
  • Motivate and inspire a team toward a common vision
  • Plan and execute effective sales meetings
  • Contribute to the oversight and guidance of ACADIA, and represent well its mission and values
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies
Coach Sales Specialists
  • Complete field visits on a regular basis and coach sales specialists on selling skills and customer interactions
  • Evaluate sales specialist behaviors - providing recognition or identifying development areas as appropriate
  • Handle personnel issues in a timely fashion as they arise
  • Train and develop staff toward improved skills and success in their roles
Manage the Business
  • Create clear expectations and hold the team accountable to them
  • Establish alignment through a business planning and review process
  • Develop and adhere to a budget
  • Monitor and analyze business results and make necessary adjustments
  • Meet or exceed sales expectations

Experience and Education Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree, MBA preferred. A minimum of two years progressively responsible experience in pharmaceutical or medical sales management, with a focus on neuroscience preferred. Must possess:

  • Demonstrated leadership and field coaching ability
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to build and maintain lasting relationships with key customers and build networks within the medical community
  • Ability to anticipate future business opportunities and customer needs
  • Ability to complete verbal and written evaluations of others
  • Organization, initiative, and self-motivation
  • Professionalism, integrity, and the ability to comply to strict policy, work in a highly regulated environment, and maintain confidential information and data
  • Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record
  • Must live within the boundaries of the region or a directly neighboring region, and near a major airport
  • Significant overnight travel may be required

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Regional Sales Manager - Midwest Region
(Ref# RSM0614JH)

The Regional Sales Manager (RSM) is responsible for managing a team of specialty sales representatives who interface directly with customers in the field. This includes hiring, developing, coaching, evaluating, and leading them toward successful sales results. The RSM serves as a resource to the team as an expert in disease state and product knowledge, as well as the selling process and regional payer environment. Responsibility also includes business management, such as budgeting and action planning - as well as overseeing execution of all elements of sales implementation, including routing, call activity, and programming. Positions will be geographically based.

Primary Responsibilities:

Lead the Team
  • Recruit, interview, and hire sales specialists
  • Build a winning, customer-centric culture - and model it by establishing strong relationships directly with important customers
  • Motivate and inspire a team toward a common vision
  • Plan and execute effective sales meetings
  • Contribute to the oversight and guidance of ACADIA, and represent well its mission and values
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies
Coach Sales Specialists
  • Complete field visits on a regular basis and coach sales specialists on selling skills and customer interactions
  • Evaluate sales specialist behaviors - providing recognition or identifying development areas as appropriate
  • Handle personnel issues in a timely fashion as they arise
  • Train and develop staff toward improved skills and success in their roles
Manage the Business
  • Create clear expectations and hold the team accountable to them
  • Establish alignment through a business planning and review process
  • Develop and adhere to a budget
  • Monitor and analyze business results and make necessary adjustments
  • Meet or exceed sales expectations

Experience and Education Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree, MBA preferred. A minimum of two years progressively responsible experience in pharmaceutical or medical sales management, with a focus on neuroscience preferred. Must possess:

  • Demonstrated leadership and field coaching ability
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to build and maintain lasting relationships with key customers and build networks within the medical community
  • Ability to anticipate future business opportunities and customer needs
  • Ability to complete verbal and written evaluations of others
  • Organization, initiative, and self-motivation
  • Professionalism, integrity, and the ability to comply to strict policy, work in a highly regulated environment, and maintain confidential information and data
  • Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record
  • Must live within the boundaries of the region or a directly neighboring region, and near a major airport
  • Significant overnight travel may be required

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