Area Sales Manager

Category:  Sales

Cebu City, Cebu, PH




Are you a high-performing people manager who has a strong will to win? Are you a self-driven, solution-oriented leader who is persistent and successfully thrives in a dynamic environment? Are you looking to be part of a global pharmaceutical company with patient centricity, ethics and innovation at its core? If that sounds like you, we are looking for an Area Sales Manager to lead our passionate, ambitious, and driven colleagues to support our mission. Get ready to start your life- changing career in Novo Nordisk. Apply now!




About the Department


Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with more than 95 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. This heritage has given us experience and capabilities that also enable us to help people defeat obesity, haemophilia, growth disorders and other serious chronic diseases.


We have a proud history in the Philippines dating back to 1976 and our committed and passionate team now exceeds over 125 colleagues. With the most robust diabetes pipeline in the industry, we are well positioned to meet future growth challenges and address the needs of more than 3 million Filipinos living with diabetes.


You will join the Diabetes GLP-1 Business Unit, a recently established ambitious and dynamic team that is looking to significantly expand and accelerate growth in 2022. This position will report to Diabetes GLP-1 Business Unit Director.




The Position


As an integral member of the field sales management team, you will manage a defined territory that covers Visayas and Mindanao and be based in Cebu.


Specific responsibilities include but not limited to:


  • Lead, inspire, coach, develop, monitor your team's performance, and motivate them to reach targets.
  • Oversee the activities of your team, grow business for Novo Nordisk, adhere to the company policies especially business ethics.
  • Lead the individual sales target in your assigned territory, reach the targets and goals set for your area.
  • Develop sales strategies and set targe, and collect customer feedback and market research while establishing, maintaining, and expanding your customer base.
  • Establish, maintain and expand your customer base, and increase business opportunities through various routes to market.






  • You completed a college degree preferably in Business or Science-related disciplines.
  • You have a proven track record in pharmaceutical sales and could lead a sales team in multi-channel sales environment. You offer a minimum of 3 years of experience as an Area Sales Manager (or of equivalent accountability) and at least 3 years of experience in people management.
  • Ability to speak the local dialect in Visayas and Mindanao, and ability to travel geographically within the defined territory are deemed required.
  • Knowledge or experience in cardio-metabolic therapeutic area or primary care and experience in product launch would be a considerable advantage.
  • You are proficient in MS Office applications and your English communication skills (both spoken and written) are excellent.




Working at Novo Nordisk


We are a proud life-science company, and life is our reason to exist. We’re inspired by life in all its forms and shapes, ups and downs, opportunities and challenges. For employees at Novo Nordisk, life means many things – from the building blocks of life that form the basis of ground-breaking scientific research, to our rich personal lives that motivate and energise us to perform our best at work. Ultimately, life is why we’re all here - to ensure that people can lead a life independent of chronic disease.






Kindly send your CV online (click on Apply and follow the instructions).






Until the completion of recruitment. Applicants will be screened and interviewed in an ongoing basis, so we strongly encourage you to apply as soon as your time allows.






We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants.


At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.