Copenhagen, Denmark
Posted by: Astra Zeneca
31 Jan
01 Apr expires

Key Account Manager - Sjaelland - Nordic Marketing Company

Copenhagen, Denmark
Job Description

Our AstraZeneca Nordic Marketing Company employs around 400 people and has offices located in Oslo, Stockholm, Copenhagen, and Espoo. AstraZeneca Nordic is a recognized leader in its core therapy areas and aims to improve the lives of millions of people. This is an area where you are free to be more – you are encouraged to challenge traditional ways and test your curiosity. We drive innovative science, deliver key launches, build close collaboration and partnerships within health care.


We are looking for a Key Account Manager to join our Primary Care team to work with our exiting portfolio withing Respiratory & Immunology (R&I) towards GPs. Knowledge and experience within sales will be a success factor in this role.


We also encourage applications from individuals with sales background outside pharma industry. We offer you your next career move into a stimulating and growing company that keeps patients in focus. Let us know why you are the perfect match for us and, we help you to develop!


The role is field based and located in Sjaelland region with responsibility for driving the performance of products in this area.


As our new Key Account Manager, you will contribute to AstraZeneca’s strong R&I portfolio as one of our key growth platforms. You will drive commercial interactions towards various partners. You will be accountable for your regional accounts securing sales and driving business in collaboration with local cross-functional teams.


The role

  • Pro-actively identifying business opportunities, communicating value propositions aligned to customer needs and objectives and recommending solutions to drive and develop business

  • Develop robust understanding of needs and perceptions of prescribers and other key partners

  • Drive cross-functional and cross-regional collaboration to fully maximise AZ's account management capabilities

  • Secure account and market access by driving activities with the right customers within the right accounts

  • Build, develop and manage long-term external relationships

  • Drive and implement our digital and omnichannel approach towards our customers.

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Desired Skills & Experience

In order to succeed, you have:

  • Relevant sales experience, preferentially – but not required – within R&I

  • An academic degree or an equivalent healthcare or commercial background

  • The ability to understand and communicate complex information, flexibility to adopt scientific data

  • A commercial innovation mindset – the ability and a proven track-record of developing, shaping and completing impactful, customer/stakeholder focused activities to achieve long-term business goals

  • Strong digital skills and able to drive omnichannel approach

  • Good leadership skills - ability to coordinate, align and engage cross-functional team to drive activities and address needs of individual accounts

  • A true teammate with high trustworthiness

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and proficient in both written and spoken English and Danish

  • Ability and readiness to travel within region and according to role needs

  • Driver´s license required.

  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.
 Copenhagen, Denmark