Alberta, Canada
Posted by: Astra Zeneca
01 Apr
31 May expires

Account Specialist - Pediatric Infectious Disease (Alberta/Manitoba) - Virtual

Alberta, Canada
Job Description

Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, we’ve been recognized as one of Greater Toronto Area’s Top Employers for 7 straight years. Our collaborative work environment champions knowledge-sharing, decision-making, and entrepreneurial thinking. Our employees have the opportunity to work across teams, functions, and even the globe. With a commitment to sustainability, we’re working towards making a positive impact where society needs it — health. We know the health of people, the planet and our business are interconnected, each impacting the others.


Our Position


Do you want to join a culture that is science and patient-focused, agile and high-performing, focused on building opportunities to improve patient care?


Reporting to the National Manager, Pediatric Infectious Disease, the Account Specialist - Pediatric Infectious Disease is empowered build strategic relationships and engaging with key influencers & decision makers to ensure that high-risk infants are protected from the devastating threat of Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV).


Main duties and Responsibilities:

  • Map the RSV patient journey to build a solid understanding of the pathway, identify unmet needs and improve the patient experience

  • Build effective results oriented account strategies and communicate the clinical benefits of our products to drive performance

  • Create deep key account relationships by analyzing problems and considering options to do things differently

  • Engage with RSV Specialists, neonatologists & program coordinators to optimize the delivery of RSV immuno-prophylaxis programs

  • Partner with marketing, medical and reimbursement team to support provincial policy initiatives & optimize reimbursement criteria

  • Work closely with the team to share improved practices and create opportunities for learning and shared platforms

  • Engage Specialists via digital tools to improve value and build new insights

  • Collect and report Adverse Events in accordance with AstraZeneca policies and procedures

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Desired Skills & Experience
  • University degree in science and/or business

  • Specialty sales experience with sound knowledge of institutional account management

  • Experience in pediatrics / neonatology and/or in the area of vaccines

  • Able to positively impact and influence others and quickly establish credibility while building strong business relationships

  • Experience engaging key influencers in sophisticated clinical environments, you have built the strategy to improve treatment and executed the strategy using your planning and influencing skills

  • Well-organized with strong communication and business skills

  Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA
AstraZeneca is an exciting global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical company. We’re inspired by what science can do. Driven by the desire to meet unmet patient needs in our core therapeutic areas. Bold in our thinking. Proactive in pursuing discoveries beyond imagination. At sites across the world, we bring teams together in a spirit of collaboration to turn great ideas into life-changing medicines – strengthening our product portfolio and harnessing the potential of a pipeline across all stages of the drug development process.
You’ll be part of a team that’s rolling back the frontiers of science to turn yesterday’s impossible into the normal of tomorrow. So, if you share our focus and passion, join us and make a difference to patients – and in return, we’ll help you develop way beyond what you thought possible.
 Alberta, Canada