Allergan Specialty Representative – Gastrointestinal- Cedar Rapids IA in Iowa

Specialty Representative – Gastrointestinal- Cedar Rapids IA

Iowa, United States at

2 days agoPost Date

151156Requisition #

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:

As a Specialty pharmaceutical Sales Representative, you will have the opportunity to regularly call on health care professionals (Specialty as well as primary care physicians, clinics, hospitals and pharmacies) within a specific geographic area.


Day-to-day responsibilities consist of supporting the promotional efforts behind our products, which includes organizing, tracking and distributing FDA regulated sample products to health care professionals. You will maintain a current and competent level of knowledge on the product line to be a reliable source of information to the health care professionals and the Primary Care Sales Representatives in the territory.

Education and Experience


  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher required


  • Candidates should possess 2+ years' experience in the pharmaceutical/medical sales industry.

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team setting towards meeting established objectives.

  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills.

  • Apply a range of traditional and non-traditional problem-solving techniques to think through and solve issues creatively to improve performance and company effectiveness.

  • Ability to build rapport and relationships by interacting effectively with employees and external contacts (i.e. MD and office staff) at all levels, demonstrating the awareness of their needs and responding with the appropriate action.

  • Highly effective organizational skills to implement a variety of programs, such as speaker programs and other activities.

  • Strong documented sales results over time.

  • Demonstrates solid clinical product knowledge.

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

  • Some overnight travel may be required.