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Oncology Sales Specialist


For more than 50 years, Lilly has been dedicated to delivering life-changing medicines and support to people living with cancer and those who care for them. Lilly is determined to build on this heritage and continue making life better for all those affected by cancer around the world. To learn more about Lilly's commitment to people with cancer, please visit


Oncology Sales Representatives will be responsible for dissemination of clinical information about Lilly Oncology's products and services for patients with cancer to healthcare professionals including medical oncologists, oncology nurses, office managers, reimbursement manager, and pharmacists. Primary responsibility will be for CYRAMZA (ramicirumab) and ALIMTA (pemetrexed). The selling approach requires strong scientific knowledge and account based selling skills.

  • Achieve sales growth in the territory, which results in exceeding sales expectations
  • Effective territory management as it relates to targeting, frequency, message and programs.
  • Must be able to establish and maintain relationships, trust and credibility with oncologists and total office personnel.
  • Must be viewed by oncology community as a resource, ensure product availability; assist with product availability in hospitals and cancer clinics.
  • Conduct analysis on oncology portfolio and market trends (evaluate and act) and develop and implement territory business plans.
  • Provide Business/economic support to institutions and office practices.
  • Must be able to effectively implement a variety of approved resources and programs to enhance a customer’s and patient’s experience with Lilly products.
  • Establish Lilly Oncology’s positive reputation in key academic institutions and leading cancer centers.
  • Teamwork across biad, district, region and business unit.
  • Achieve all above objectives while operating inside of current compliance guidelines.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3+ years of pharmaceutical sales experience and/or deep therapeutic knowledge in Oncology since undergraduate degree was obtained.
  • Professional certification or license required to perform this position
  • Completion of Pre-Employment Screen (PES)
  • Candidate should be based out of Cincinnati or Lexington
  • Estimated overnight travel is 2x/week

Additional Skills

  • MBA/Masters Degree
  • Ability to comprehend and explain complex clinical studies
  • Demonstrated longevity by having held less than 3 jobs in the past 5 years
  • Scientific Selling Approach
  • Strong track record of sales success and leadership
  • Adapt quickly to changing marketplace and environment
  • Ability to comprehend, utilize and communicate technical information
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills
  • Strategic thinking
  • Candidates should be flexible to learning new products and disease states over time

How to Apply

  • Copy and paste the following link into your web browser. This link will re-direct you to the Lilly career page.
  • Please note this page is separate from the Syneos Health career page. We ask that you apply on the Lilly career page using the link above rather than clicking the apply button.

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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Oncology Sales Specialist

Cincinnati, OH
Full Time

Published on 06/21/2019