Neuroscience District Sales Manager (Psychiatry) - North Central
Sioux Falls, SD  / Fargo, ND  / Lincoln, NE  / Omaha, NE  / Minneapolis, MN  / St. Paul, MN  / Milwaukee, WI  / Green Bay, WI  / Madison, WI  / Sioux City, IA  / Marquette, MI ...View All
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Job Description

Vanda Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: VNDA) is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel therapies to address high unmet medical needs and improve the lives of patients. We are looking for a Neuroscience District Sales Manager who wants to join an innovative and dynamic sales organization and to make a difference in patients' lives every day.

Reporting to the Regional Sales Director, the DSM is responsible for effectively leading, coaching and managing a team of 8-10 Neuroscience Account Managers. The DSM will be responsible for driving key strategic initiatives and leading the strategy execution within their district. The district geography includes 8-10 territories that will cover ND, SD, NE, MN, WI, Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and western Iowa. The DSM will be responsible for driving business results through effective cross-functional leadership and collaboration with Sales Leadership, Medical Affairs, and other key internal and external stakeholders.

Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree; Advanced degree a plus.
  • 10+ years in the pharmaceuticals industry with 4 years of Sales Management preferred.
  • Specialty experience preferred: CNS, psychiatry, schizophrenia, bipolar or depression, other specialty experience will be considered.
  • Demonstrated ability to recruit, retain and develop high performing team of specialty sales representatives.
  • Documented high performance of sales and leadership track record.
  • Driver's license and clean driving history.
  • Ability to secure and maintain reasonable industry-standard credentialing requirements of healthcare providers, customer facilities, and state/local governments.
  • Ability to build and sustain positive relationships.
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal skills.
  • Demonstrate strong analytical and business acumen.
  • Must reside near major airport within the district.
  • Ability to maintain effectiveness and flexibility in an innovative work environment.
  • Experience in small company and start-up work environments.
  • Ability to travel up to 75%

Performance Competencies:

  • Goal and results driven - proven track record of above average results.
  • Excellent people management/supervisory skills; strong ability to develop and coach specialty sales representatives, and the ability to lead and mentor the team.
  • Highly clinical, patient centric and tactical with excellent communication skills (interpersonal, verbal, written).
  • Outstanding work ethic; self-motivated and able to work independently and make sound decisions.
  • Dynamic; high-impact individual with effective selling and presentation skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to read situations quickly and adjust for roadblocks.
  • Demonstrated technical aptitude; working proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

    The total compensation package for this position will also include incentive compensation and benefits such as health insurance, unlimited paid time off, parental leave, a 401k matching program, a car allowance, and other benefits to its employees.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


    Bachelors (required)

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


    Job Summary
    Start Date
    As soon as possible
    Employment Term and Type
    Regular, Full Time
    Required Education
    Bachelor's Degree
    Required Experience
    4+ years
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