Allergan Account Specialist -Anti-Infective- Newark, DE in Newark, Delaware

Account Specialist -Anti-Infective- Newark, DE

Newark, Delaware, United States at

Jan 08, 2019Post Date

186862Requisition #

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model - Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceutical, device, biologic, surgical and regenerative medicine products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of leading brands and best-in-class products for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology and anti-infective therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives every day.

Allergan is a company that will inspire you to aim high with your ambition. Where you can build bridges all over the world. Where you can power ideas that drive change. And where you will act fast and drive results for customers and patients. Power your future & join our bold team.

Position Overview:

The Account Specialist (Anti-Infective) is responsible for educating physicians on the clinical benefits of Allergan hospital administered products in order to expand product utilization within the institutional setting. This position regularly calls on institutions including Teaching, Community, and Government accounts. These accounts may include clinics, pharmacies, Critical Care units, and other various departments within a hospital setting. Day-to-day responsibilities include calling on a wide variety of health care professionals including Primary Care Physicians, Specialists, Pharmacists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Fellows, Residents, and all other health care professionals involved in writing, advising, and/or dispensing products within our portfolio. The Account Specialist (Anti-Infective) must understand how products are purchased, ordered, and administered in hospitals including formulary process and reimbursement policies in targeted institutions and systems. This position involves working with appropriate teammates (e.g. Managed Care counterparts, External Scientific Affairs) to enhance technical visibility and enhance company visibility in all accounts to maximize sales in the assigned territory.

Education and Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree is required.


  • Candidates should possess aminimum of 3 years’ experience in medical and/ or pharmaceutical industry.

  • Well-developed written and oralcommunication skills and to interface with different departmentsthroughout the organization.

  • Applies a range of traditionaland non-traditional problem-solving techniques to think through and solveissues creatively to improve performance and company effectiveness.

  • Ability to build rapport andrelationships in an institutional environment to make an immediate impactin front of health care professionals.

  • Highly effective organizationalskills to balance multiple priorities.

  • Candidates should haveexperience influencing formulary decisions as well as knowledge of theinstitutional (hospital) sales environment and managed care markets.

  • Advanced business analyticalskills to identify trends, opportunities and threats to then determineactions to drive business or overcome challenges. Able to adapt tocorporate reporting tools.

  • Strong documented sales resultsover time.

  • Demonstrates solid clinicalproduct knowledge.

  • Computer Skills; Word,PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.

  • Some overnight travel may berequired.

  • Candidates must be able tosuccessfully pass background, motor and drug screen investigations.


  • Scientificmajor/minor/background desirable.

  • Antibiotic background with aproven track record in IV/infusible antibiotics is preferred.

  • Experience in thehealthcare industry involving interaction with physicians, patients, etc.Experience in educating or influencing targeted customers.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Allergan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.