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AbbVie Specialty Representative, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Ottawa in Ottawa, Ontario

Specialty Representative, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Ottawa

Canada, Ontario, Ottawa


Requisition #1902617

AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) is a global, research-driven biopharmaceutical company committed to developing innovative advanced therapies for some of the world’s most complex and critical conditions. The company’s mission is to use its expertise, dedicated people and unique approach to innovation to markedly improve treatments across four primary therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, virology and neuroscience. In more than 75 countries, AbbVie employees are working every day to advance health solutions for people around the world. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.

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We are seeking a talented individual with a collaborative approach who will enjoy being part of a dynamic team.

The incumbent will need to reside in the Ottawa area and will cover: Ottawa, Belleville, Kingston, Peterborough, Lindsay, etc.

We are seeking for a talented individual with a collaborative approach who will enjoy being part of a dynamic team.

Primary Responsibilities :

  • Through the implementation of the marketing plan and customized customer focused, the Representative will be responsible for all aspects of promoting Humira to relevant Health Care Professionals (Nurses and Physicians and pharmacists).

  • Coached by the District Sales Manager, the Representative is assigned to manage a specific territory; to ensure customer – patient satisfaction, achieve sales quota and market share objectives.

  • The incumbent will be required to be effective in a variety of presentation settings, consistently delivering marketing message in a clear and concise manner while answering all queries.

  • With a strategic innovative approach and in collaboration with other Humira colleagues, the Representative executes the Cycle Plan, achieving objectives for in servicing, continuing Health Education Programs, community activities, etc.

  • The incumbent is expected to maintain and develop strong relationships with key stakeholders including KOLs, Nurses, Physicians, gatekeepers and staff in hospitals and community organizations.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong patient focus.

  • Strategic thinking and planning abilities.

  • Analytical skills (Data analysis, benchmarking and results analysis capacities).

  • Excellent organizational and planning skills.

  • Ability to manage projects

  • Ability to work independently while being an active member of a high performing team.

  • Resilient personality who strives in a cross functional /matrix environment.

  • Collaborative team player, who adapts easily to change,

  • Innovative approach problem solving and business development.

  • Willingness and openness to learn and self-educate. Curious mind.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Science or related field.

  • Minimum of 2 successful years in Specialty Pharma Sales.

  • Strong communication and presenting skills.

  • English must be advanced; oral and written.

  • Excellent inter-personal skills and good business acumen.

  • Successful sales track record.

  • Strong entrepreneurial, business and strategic skills.

  • Proficient with MS Office Suite, Outlook, internet, etc. Ease with technology and new systems.

  • Overnight travel on territory is required, about 25% of time. Must be available for evening programs (once or twice a week). Must be available to travel for training or meetings in Montreal head office and possibly on rare occasions attend meetings outside Canada.

  • Valid driver’s license and passport are required.

Future availability to relocate for career growth opportunities is an asset.

AbbVie is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities to apply.

Posting End Date: April 24, 2019

Additional Information

  • Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

  • Job Type: Experienced

  • Schedule: Full-time