Key Account Manager Obesity - West Austria (m/f/d)

Category:  Sales

Vienna, Vienna, AT


Key Account Manager Obesity - West Austria (m/f/d)


Are you highly motivated, energetic and do you show a positive “can-do attitude”? Do you have strong sales experience from within the pharmaceutical industry and would you like to make a difference in lives of people living with obesity?

Are you a specialist in building sustainable, trustful relationships with our key stakeholders and customers? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced “start-up” culture?


If your answer is YES to all these questions, we have an exciting job opportunity for you as Key Account Manager in our Business Unit Obesity in West Austria.  The position is home office based and will report to our Field Sales Manager Obesity at Novo Nordisk Austria.

About the department
The Obesity Business Unit is accountable for marketing and sales of products of our industry-leading obesity portfolio.

About the position
As Key Account Manager you will take responsibility for the economic success of the company in the territory in accordance with the sales and marketing strategy.

Furthermore, you will


  • be responsible for building sales of the Western field sales territory in Austria to ensure the success of Novo Nordisk.
  • independently plan, execute and evaluate your customer visits.
  • inform customers about our products and convey the product messages.
  • develop strong and sustainable networks of relevant customers and stakeholders.


Your qualifications

  • You have several years of practical experience in field of Sales with excellent product knowledge.
  • Ideally you have successfully passed pharmaceutical sales representative examination (Pharmareferentenprüfung) and completed studies of pharmacy, human medicine or similar.
  • You have strong market and customer understanding, as well as good know-how of business processes and competitive dynamics in a changing environment.
  • You are characterized by your high motivation, positive charisma, and very strong result-driven skills.
  • You also convince through your very good communication, contact skills and team orientation.
  • You show high affinity for IT programmes, systems and tools (i.e. CRM tools).
  • You have excellent German and English language skills in both written and spoken.
  • You obtain a valid driver’s licence (class B) and show high willingness to business travel.


We offer a competitive compensation based on the collective labour agreement, reflecting your competencies and experience, starting at EUR 55.000 annual gross salary. In addition, we offer a yearly Sales incentive bonus and a voluntary company pension plan. Further to some other fringe benefits, we offer a company car (private use possible), laptop, iPhone and iPad for “working on the road”.


Working at Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk is its people. We know that life is anything but linear, and bal-ancing what is important at different stages of our career is never easy. That’s why we make room for diverse life situations, always putting people first. We value our employees for the unique skills they bring to the table, and we work continuously to bring out the best in them. Working at Novo Nordisk is work-ing toward something bigger than ourselves, and it’s a collective effort. Novo Nordisk relies on the joint potential and collaboration of its more than 40,000 employees. Together, we go further. Together, we’re life changing.


For any further questions, please contact Katarzyna Kus: KSZL@novonordisk.com



Are you interested in this opportunity? We look forward to your online application before the application deadline (22.10.2021).


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.