Clinical Science Assoc II Southern California
Genzyme - San Diego, CA

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Clinical Science Assoc II- Southern California-32990

Genzyme Corporation, ranked as one of the foremost biotechnology companies in the world, is committed to providing an exceptional environment in which individuals can excel, and achieve their professional and personal goals. Genzyme's people and culture have been consistently recognized for excellence. For example, we have been named several times to Fortune's list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in the United States. We also consistently rank among the top employers for scientists in surveys of Science readers. Genzyme's local offices and facilities in Europe and other parts of the world have earned similar distinction as respected employers. By applying for a position with Genzyme, you are taking the first step toward becoming a part of our dynamic and talented team, and sharing in our continued success.

Clinical Science Associate
(Position may be filled at multiple levels and is dependent upon applicable candidate experience)

The Clinical Science Associate, Sales, Rare Disease Division, US Genetics, is responsible for penetrating existing and new markets to meet business goals by educating physicians and healthcare professionals on a portfolio of personalized genetic health products, while upholding the Company's mission and values. This business is currently focused on 4 Lysosomal Storage Disorders - Gaucher, Fabry, Pompe and MPS1. This work will be done in a manner that is focused on Customer Success and positive outcomes for health care providers, patients and Genzyme. Activities require a coordinated, cross functional approach with Medical Affairs, Patient and Product Services, Managed Markets, Marketing, Field Support and Business Operations.

Job Responsibilities:
§ Develop and update annual Business Plan to maximize business opportunities within territories.
§ Educate doctors, nursing staff, pharmacists and genetic counselors regarding Gaucher, Fabry, Pompe and MPS1 disorders and the safe use of enzyme replacement therapy products.
§ Build and maintain established rapport with assigned physicians and expand the number of physicians involved and interested in Lysosomal Storage Disorders.
§ Target high potential physician subspecialty groups to identify new patients.
§ Plan, organize, implement and evaluate: Medical Lectures by Experts in Lysosomal Storage Diseases.
§ Identify new patients and arrange via the appropriate mechanism for them to begin treatment.
§ Maintain and build on existing links with local patient organizations.
§ Identify and develop new treating physicians and infusion centers and facilitate educational outreach to the medical and patient community.
§ Plan, organize, implement and evaluate marketing programs including lectures, patient meetings, dinner programs and others.
§ Work with cross functional internal counterparts to optimize patient care.


Basic Qualifications:
§ BS or BA degree and 3-5+ years pharmaceutical/biotechnology sales experience preferably in the LSDs
§ Excellent clinical selling skills and high level of knowledge relating to the treatment of LSDs.
§ Experience with pre-launch/launch; development of a new specialty market and biotech sales
§ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively and collaboratively cross- functionally
§ Demonstrated experience working in a matrix environment
§ Proven ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team
§ Self-starter with proven track record and demonstrated clinical selling skills.M*
§ Strong organizational, communication and planning skills

§ Master's degree preferred
§ Preferred experience calling on pediatric and/or adult sub-specialists in Nephrology, Neurology, Rheumatology, Pulmonology, Neuro-muscular; identifying patients and direct physician education
§ Preferred experience in a complex payor/reimbursement market. M*

Job : Sales
Primary Location : United States-California-San Diego

Job Posting : May 6, 2013

Shift : Day Job
Job Type : Regular
Employee Status : Regular

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