Primary Care Account Specialist - Greater Manchester

AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and its innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide.

Primary Care Account Specialist – Cardiovascular, Renal & Metabolic

Region: Greater Manchester

​Competitive salary & benefits

Introduction to Role:

Join us at AstraZeneca as a Primary Care Account Specialist, where you will have the opportunity to sell our brands to healthcare professionals across various LHE accounts. You will be part of a dynamic cross-functional team, responsible for promoting our products to prescribers in GP practices, hospitals, and retail pharmacies. This role requires you to develop strong customer relationships, demonstrate a high degree of knowledge within your specialist therapy area, and contribute positively to the sales team.


As a Primary Care Account Specialist, you will be accountable for meeting or exceeding sales and market share targets in your area for the brands you promote. You will be responsible for effective territory management, maintaining high levels of clinical knowledge in your specialist therapy area, and consistently achieving high standards of In-call Capability. You will also be accountable for working within the AstraZeneca UKMC governance framework and ABPI.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Qualified to ‘A’ level standard or equivalent
  • Full driving licence
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and influencing skills
  • Awareness of external competitive practice
  • Strong results focus
  • Shows initiative and is self-starting
  • High emotional intelligence demonstrated through management of own attitude

Desirable Skills/Experience:

  • Knowledge of the customer and therapy area within area of responsibility
  • Working knowledge of basic Microsoft programmes
  • Sales experience
  • Success in pharmaceutical sales
  • Degree qualified

At AstraZeneca, we are at the forefront of medical innovation. We use our unique position as medical leaders across our enterprise and the healthcare ecosystem to shape the future of Healthcare. We provide medical leadership across the whole product lifecycle - from advising on Research & Development investment decisions, to leading pre-launch scientific efforts and accelerating evidence-based healthcare changes in the real world. Join us in our Biopharmaceuticals Business Unit and be part of this ground-breaking, fast-paced place where you can feel the buzz and make a difference to patients' lives.

Are you ready to accelerate change through partnerships? At AstraZeneca, we nurture relationships with external experts to do something truly meaningful. Join us today and be part of our mission to improve patients' lives and develop with AstraZeneca. Apply now!


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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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