Allergan Account Specialist - Anti Infective - Fort Myers, FL in Fort Myers, Florida

Account Specialist - Anti Infective - Fort Myers, FL

Fort Myers, Florida, United States at

Aug 29, 2016Post Date

150705Requisition #

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model – Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceuticals and biologic products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of best-in-class products that provide novel treatments for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology, anti-infective and cardiovascular therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives.

Our success is powered by our world-class team’s commitment to being Bold for Life. Together, we build bridges, power ideas, act fast and drive results for our customers and patients around the world by always doing what it is right.

Join one of the world’s fastest growing pharmaceutical companies!

At Allergan you will have the opportunity to thrive in a fast-paced, strategic environment where bold, innovative thinking isn’t just welcomed, it’s encouraged. Across all functions, we relish the opportunity to help our people fulfill their potential. Our rapid growth strategy means plenty of opportunities to step into the spotlight.

Position Description:

The Account Specialist (Anti-Infective) is responsible for educating physicians on the clinical benefits of Allergan hospital administered products in order to expand product utilization within the institutional setting. This position regularly calls on institutions including Teaching, Community, and Government accounts. These accounts may include clinics, pharmacies, Critical Care units, and other various departments within a hospital setting. Day-to-day responsibilities include calling on a wide variety of health care professionals including Primary Care Physicians, Specialists, Pharmacists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Fellows, Residents, and all other health care professionals involved in writing, advising, and/or dispensing products within our portfolio. The Account Specialist (Anti-Infective) must understand how products are purchased, ordered, and administered in hospitals including formulary process and reimbursement policies in targeted institutions and systems. This position involves working with appropriate teammates (e.g. Managed Care counterparts, External Scientific Affairs) to enhance technical visibility and enhance company visibility in all accounts to maximize sales in the assigned territory.

Education and Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree isrequired.

  • Candidates should possess aminimum of 3 years’ experience in medical and/ or pharmaceutical industry.

  • Well-developed written and oralcommunication skills and to interface with different departmentsthroughout the organization.

  • Applies a range of traditionaland non-traditional problem-solving techniques to think through and solveissues creatively to improve performance and company effectiveness.

  • Ability to build rapport andrelationships in an institutional environment to make an immediate impactin front of health care professionals.

  • Highly effective organizationalskills to balance multiple priorities.

  • Candidates should haveexperience influencing formulary decisions as well as knowledge of theinstitutional (hospital) sales environment and managed care markets.

  • Advanced business analyticalskills to identify trends, opportunities and threats to then determineactions to drive business or overcome challenges. Able to adapt tocorporate reporting tools.

  • Strong documented sales resultsover time.

  • Demonstrates solid clinicalproduct knowledge.

  • Computer Skills; Word,PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.

  • Some overnight travel may berequired.

  • Candidates must be able tosuccessfully pass background, motor and drug screen investigations.


  • Scientificmajor/minor/background desirable.

  • Antibiotic background with aproven track record in IV/infusible antibiotics is preferred.

  • Experience in thehealthcare industry involving interaction with physicians, patients, etc.Experience in educating or influencing targeted customers.