Consultant, Territory Sales - Pharmacy Business Consultant

Job Description

**This territory will cover the state of Central/Eastern part of Wisconsin - this person ideally would be centrally located in the territory**
**This person should also expect 2/3 days of overnight travel per week**

What Territory Management - Dist contributes to Cardinal Health

Territory Management is responsible for cold calling, prospecting and building relationships that will increase account penetration, revenue growth and customer satisfaction within a specified product line, business segment and/or geography. Focus areas will include driving new business as well as increasing penetration in existing accounts.

What is expected of you for success in your role

  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of Cardinal Health and customer industry, including: key competitors, terminology, technology, trends, challenges, reimbursement and government regulation; demonstrates working knowledge of how Cardinal Health offerings match with a customers' unique business needs.
  • Initiates and takes ownership of principles of territory management, including: account planning, selling processes, post-sales implementation processes, deal economics
  • Identify and target new business and market development opportunities through cold calling and relationship development.

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies knowledge of the customer's business to develop optimal solutions
  • Proactively and with a regular cadence demonstrates to the customer the defined value of partnering with Cardinal Health both pre- and post-sales
  • Effectively negotiates and collaborates with the customer and colleagues to influence support for mutually beneficial outcomes and achieve consensus
  • Builds and sustains relationships founded on trust with internal and external customers and ensures customer satisfaction and loyalty
  • Identifies and qualifies new sales opportunities and develops plans for introducing new solutions through collaborative relationships

Accountabilities

The Pharmacy Business Consultant incorporates a consultative approach to fulfill customer needs by driving value added services that improve customer operational efficiencies and result in improving customer sales and margins. Candidate will call on independently owned pharmacies and Alternate Cares sites, as main customer base.  Product offerings are selling intangible technology programs and services to pharmacies to help solve the overall operations solutions in their stores.  This role has responsibility for:

  • Assuming direct accountability for all aspects of the selling process within an assigned customer base
  • Striving to improve customer loyalty and retention and drive deeper sales penetration within existing customer accounts with a primary emphasis on generic selling
  • Analyzing opportunities and developing strategies to drive growth in generic product purchasing
  • Focus areas will include driving new business as well as increasing penetration in existing accounts.
  • Achieving 100% customer retention; prepares presentations, reports, written recommendations and statistical reports as appropriate and/or as requested by sales management

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree preferred
  • Min 4 years related sales experience, preferred
  • Ability to travel 5 days/week
  • Ability to travel overnight 2-3 days per week
  • Proven product knowledge in business area
  • Valid driver's license

Anticipated pay range: $118,200 - $148,400 (includes targeted variable pay)

Bonus eligible: Yes

Benefits: Cardinal Health offers a wide variety of benefits and programs to support health and well-being.

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Paid time off plan
  • Health savings account (HSA)
  • 401k savings plan
  • Access to wages before pay day with myFlexPay
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Short- and long-term disability coverage
  • Work-Life resources
  • Paid parental leave
  • Healthy lifestyle programs

Application window anticipated to close: 08/28/2024 *if interested in opportunity, please submit application as soon as possible

Candidates who are back-to-work, people with disabilities, without a college degree, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Cardinal Health supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience and background. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day. Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.