Job ID: AB20120506-16490
Building on its heritage of more than 65 years, Alcon, the global leader in eye care, is the second largest division of the Novartis Group with combined pro-forma sales of more than USD 9.4 billion in 2010. The division was formed by Novartis on April 8, 2011, following the closing of the merger between Alcon and Novartis. The new Alcon Division combines the product portfolios, commercialization capabilities, R&D and talent of Alcon, CIBA VISION and Novartis Ophthalmics. Today, Alcon has more than 22,000 employees with headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.A. Alcon’s three businesses - Surgical, Pharmaceutical and Vision Care - meet the diverse needs of eye care professionals and patients offering the widest spectrum of eye care products with operations in 75 countries and products available in 180 markets. For more information, www.alcon.com.
Overall Job Summary: The incumbent will be responsible for managing the business of an assigned sales territory and achieving product specific quota attainment through POA execution of sales product interactions while providing service for all Ophthalmic glaucoma products as well as allergy and tears; managing a territory and calling on ophthalmologists in certain markets, hospitals, surgery centers and retail pharmacies, ensuring adequate product distribution; interfacing with customers, Alcon sales management, and marketing and customer service departments. Sales calls may overlap with calls made by other Ophthalmic reps for other products, such as allergy, anti-infective, etc. Functions independently in sales territory, with periodic direction from sales management. Makes all day-to-day decisions on sales calls, territory management and administration, handling customers service issues and opportunities, implementing marketing plans. Additional responsibilities may include: Managed care support and formulary implementation.
Minimum Education Requirements: Bachelors degree with some advanced business/science courses
Minimum Experience Requirements: Two years outside sales experience. Promotion from 15E to 16E after 6 mo of Alcon experience
Our generous benefits package includes the Novartis Investment Savings 401(k) Plan which provides a company contribution of up to 6%. In addition, after one year of service, employees are eligible for the Alcon Retirement Plan (ARP), to which Alcon contributes 6% of eligible pay. By combining the Company's contributions to the 401(k) and ARP, employees can receive up to 12% of eligible pay from Alcon towards retirement. Alcon also offers a premier level of coverage for medical, dental, vision, life and disability coverage, an on-site fitness center and much more. Consider having all this in a fast paced environment within a stable world-class organization.
Alcon is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to quality through diversity. Pre-employment drug testing.
Travel Over 50%
Expertise Sales - Sales
Education Bachelors Degree
Job Type Full Time
Years of Experience 1-3 Years
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