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Key Account Manager for Neuroscience



Sales & Business Development
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Company Description

AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines and solutions that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas – immunology, oncology, neuroscience, and eye care – and products and services in our Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.

Job Description

As a Key Account Manger, you will execute brand strategy and tactics in field, sales performance, effectively manage assigned territory and targeted accounts, build strong customer relationships and stakeholder needs solving capability to maximize short- and long-term sales performance placing the patient into the center of any efforts and operating within AbbVie’s business code of conduct, policies and all applicable laws and regulations.


  • Understand accurately KA’s needs and expectations, opportunities and threats for AbbVie, competition’s practices, document and share this insight internally
  • Highlight the cross-functional impacts of anticipated changes in the account to whole brand teams in order to further enrich the BT’s anticipation of the future. Develop solutions to solve claims or specific issues raised by the KA
  • Build trusted and strategic relationships with stakeholders in order to anticipate access barriers and better meet agendas, plans and objectives of respective key account.
  • Identify opportunities and collaborate cross-functionally to engage in “win: win” partnerships with key accounts in order to positively influence contracting and tendering opportunities for product access.
  • Develop strategy and engagement plans with the KA with projects that will create value for both parties. Formalize this within a Key Account Plan (KAP)
  • Organize small and bigger AbbVie events within the cross-functional team
  • Deliver sales performance, brand KPIs, financial targets, marketing objectives, etc. in order to meet or exceed on those objectives
  • Maintain sales call frequencies and number of professional public visits as per plan.
  • Explore and identify areas for own development and progress
  • Other duties as assigned by manager


  • University degree (valid Rules regulating advertising of medicinal products and medical devices)
  • Fluency in English and Slovenian, both spoken and written are a must, Croatian is optional
  • Proven track record of success in selling and solid presentation skills
  • Demonstrates in depth scientific, therapeutic, product, and competitive knowledge and is recognized as an expert resource by all relevant stakeholders
  • Strong business acumen and proficient use of business tools; possesses strategic and critical thinking capabilities
  • Proactively identifies customer style / behavior and adapts quickly all aspects of selling approach
  • Operates effectively in a matrix environment
  • Proven track record of success in sales performance within respective therapeutic areas preferred
  • Commercial pharmaceutical industry experiences such as physician/account-based selling, training, managed health care or marketing preferred
  • Has organized smaller and bigger promotional/educational events for HCPs

Additional Information

AbbVie is committed to operating with integrity, driving innovation, transforming lives, serving our community and embracing diversity and inclusion. It is AbbVie’s policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected group status.