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Sales Manager - Neurology & Oncology

Novartis Slovakia s.r.o.

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Žižkova, Bratislava, Slovakia (Job with occasional home office)
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: From 2 800 EUR/month
  • Contract type: full-time

Job description, responsibilities and duties

700+ million! This is how many patients have Novartis products reached worldwide.

As a Sales Manager would be responsible for driving the sales operations plan and for achieving agreed sales and broader performance targets for their part of the organization/specific product area. They would develop an effective sales team through training and coaching or management of key commercial programs.

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Accountability for achieving own and the team’s agreed sales, productivity and performance targets.
• Creating and executing business plans, being responsible for brands’ strategic and tactical planning in line with company strategy and standards.
• Managing and optimizing the effective allocation of resources to deliver required business results. Sales and expense budget management.
• Leadership of a high-performing team of Medical Representatives / Product Specialists; hiring, training and developing them as necessary; providing coaching and feedback to the team.
• Managing relationships with key accounts’ decision makers, key opinion leaders, patient associations; and other colleagues across business functions to achieve desired results.
• Mastering product knowledge and disease area knowledge; and coaching the team on the same. Gathers and is updated on required information regarding the market, key competitors’ market data, pricing intelligence, key accounts etc.
• Ensuring Excellency in Customer Satisfaction and Customer Services.
• Operates within Novartis compliance, policies and procedures; and creates a culture that ensures all reports, direct and indirect, does the same.

What you’ll bring to the role:
• Proficient Slovak and English
• 5+ years experience in Sales including team management experience
• Strong leadership skills
• Experience in Neurology or/and Oncology sales would be an advantage

Employee perks, benefits

You’ll receive:
• Competitive salary starting at 2 800 Eur/month (the final offer will depend on the candidate’s experience) along with a huge variety of benefits

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Intermediate (B1) or Slovak - Proficiency (C2)

Driving licence



Brief description of the company

Why consider Novartis?

766 million lives were touched by Novartis in 2021, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is much more we could to help improve and extend people’s lives.

We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what’s possible when we collaborate with the courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greater risk in life is the risk of never trying!

Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Novartis are an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons.

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Number of employees

200-249 employees