Sales Representative - Portland, ME

at IQVIA in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

This is a Pipeline job posting to attract candidate resumes for a future job opening


Sales Representatives Job Description:

We are seeking skilled sales professionals to generate sales in line with assigned territory quota.

This sales professional will make sales presentations individual, one-on-one, in-services and virtually when appropriate. Additional job duties to include: Maintain sample inventories, distribute samples, comply with sample accountability procedures and policies, comply with the Prescription Drug Marketing Act of 1987 (“PDMA”). Make complete, accurate and timely submission of all timekeeping, Details, call activity, sample activity and expense reports

Sales Representatives

The Professional Pharmaceutical Sales Representative will professionally and ethically create, maintain and expand sales in designated territory assignment and provide continuing education and service to targeted physicians.

Key Responsibilities Include:

+ Generating volume and market share growth for assigned pharmaceutical products within a specific geographic area.

+ Selling presentations to physicians and other health care professionals, primarily in an office based setting.

+ Developing an understanding of the issues and opportunities unique to the geography, particularly in managed health care.

+ Manage allocated resources (samples, promotional and educational materials) to maximize return within regulatory and ethical guidelines.

+ Maintains accountability for all pharmaceutical samples in accordance with FDA and PDMA guidelines.

+ Utilize the sales automation system to document call and program activity.

+ Complete initial and ongoing product and development training as required.

Job Requirements:

+ BA/BS required


+ 3-5 years of Pharmaceutical Sales Experience with documented success.

Key Competencies:

+ Sales ability/persuasiveness, use of appropriate interpersonal style and communication methods to facilitate an acceptance of an idea, plan, activity or product from targeted customers.

+ Establishes account plans based on customer needs and business priorities.

+ Establishes method for monitoring progress to goals.

+ Must set high goals or standards of performance, self-starter, able to work independently.

+ Must demonstrate ability to influence events to achieve goals, and take actions beyond what is required in being proactive.

+ Must be able to utilize resources and create a positive/professional impression, commanding attention and respect, displaying confidence.

+ Ability to maintain effectiveness in varying environments and with different tasks, responsibilities and people is key.

+ Must express ideas effectively in individual and group situations, adjusting to the characteristics or needs of the target audience

At IQVIA, we believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. The advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services we provide to the life sciences industry are made possible by our 70,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable law.

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at to arrange for such an accommodation.

IQVIA is a world leader in using data, technology, advanced analytics, and expertise to help customers drive healthcare – and human health – forward. Together with the companies we serve, we are enabling a more modern, more effective and more efficient healthcare system, and creating breakthrough solutions that transform business and patient outcomes.

To get there, it takes diverse skills and a curiosity to explore new possibilities. No matter your role, everyone at IQVIA, including our colleagues at Q² Solutions, contributes to our shared goal of improving human health. Thank you for your interest in growing your career with us.

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Job Posting: JC197767768

Posted On: Nov 17, 2021

Updated On: Dec 11, 2021