Hospital Sales Representative

Category:  Sales

Melbourne, Victoria, AU

Are you passionate about making a difference in the healthcare industry? Do you have previous experience in hospital pharmaceutical sales? We are looking for a committed and experienced Hospital Sales Representative to join our team at Novo Nordisk. If you are ready to take on a challenging and rewarding role, read on and apply today for a life-changing career.


About the department
Novo Nordisk Oceania is a high performing affiliate within a mature pharma market environment. You will have the opportunity to liaise with colleagues from the Sales, Marketing, Market Access, and Clinical, Medical & Regulatory departments located at Head Office in Sydney, while developing, implementing territory business plans, and prospecting new customers in order to drive sales results for our new and existing products.

The position is located in Melbourne and reports to the Regional Hospital Sales Director - South Australia /Northern Territory / Victoria / Tasmania / Western Australia.


The position
As a Hospital Sales Representative at Novo Nordisk, you will enjoy variety, autonomy, strong working relationships with customers, and the chance to make a difference through our current innovative portfolio of medicines with many future launch opportunities on the horizon.

Key responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Promote innovative portfolio of medicines in the therapy areas of diabetes and obesity.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key accounts in hospitals across Melbourne, including Austin, Alfred, Baker & Cabrini Hospitals. Travel to country areas such as Bendigo & Kerang for a minimum of 4-6 trips per year.
  • Demonstrate a growth mindset and entrepreneurial flair in building long-lasting key accounts.
  • Utilize your exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to effectively engage with healthcare professionals.
  • Collaborate with colleagues from various departments to develop and implement territory business plans.



  • Tertiary qualifications in Life Sciences, Nursing, Paramedical, or a business field is preferable.
  • A minimum of 3 years of demonstrated Hospital Sales experience within the ethical pharmaceutical industry. A proven track record of building and maintaining access to a network of healthcare professionals and multichannel sales experience within specialties such as Cardiology, Gastroenterology, or Bariatric Surgery is highly desirable.
  • Strong organizational skills and self-motivation and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Must have a current driver's license and the ability to meet the travel requirements of the role including the flexibility for regular travel away from home and the occasional after-hours and weekend work.
  • Must either be an Australian Citizen or be a Permanent resident.

Working at Novo Nordisk
At Novo Nordisk, we don’t wait for change. We drive it. We’re a dynamic company in an even more dynamic industry, and we know that what got us to where we are today is not necessarily what will make us successful in the future. We encompass the spirit of experimentation, striving for excellence without fixating on perfection. We never shy away from opportunities to develop, we seize them. From research and development, through to manufacturing, marketing, and sales – we’re all working to move the needle on patient care.


Upload your CV to our online career page (click on Apply and follow the instructions).


Until the completion of recruitment. Applications will be screened on an ongoing basis, so you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.


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.