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Virology, Therapeutic Specialist - GTA East



Pickering, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

Company Description

Joining AbbVie means you will be part of a team of outstanding professionals dedicated to making a remarkable impact on patients lives. At AbbVie, we conduct ground-breaking science on a global scale every day. AbbVie Canada is one of the Best Workplaces in Canada whereby 98% of our employees are proud to say they work for AbbVie and 96% are proud of how we contribute to the community.

When choosing your career path, choose to be remarkable.

AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines 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, eye care, virology, women’s health, and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio.

Job Description

Are you looking for an exciting full-time career, where development and high-performance are valued? AbbVie Canada is looking to connect with a Therapeutic Specialist to join our commercial sales team. This role will be based in Ontario and will cover GTA East and a portion of Eastern Ontario.

Our Therapeutic Specialists develop robust business plans to execute brand strategy and tactics in the field, deliver sales performance and effectively build strong customer relationships and support customer needs to maximize short- and long-term sales performance, while placing the patient at the center of any efforts and operating within AbbVie’s business code of conduct, policies and all applicable laws and regulations.


  • Effective implementation of the marketing plan and customer focused tactics.
  • Deliver sales performance, brand KPIs, financial targets, marketing objectives in order to meet or exceed business objectives.
  • Developing and executing Key Account Development strategies for key physicians and centers.
  • Continuously build understanding of customer needs and expectations, territory landscape, competitors, market segments/dynamics, accounts, diseases, products and clinical expertise. Share this market intelligence information with district manager and respective team members, to achieve alignment, to anticipate environmental change and to optimize brand strategy and its execution.
  • Estimated travel time- 15%



  • Bachelor's degree in sciences or related fields.
  • Consistent sales track record of success across various roles.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills to set priorities, develop a field work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information, and activities.
  • Proven ability to build relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Strong business acumen and analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • ‘Can-Do’ approach, creativity, and resilience.
  • Exceptional team player and ability to be an active member of a high performing team.
  • Exceptional customer and patient focus.
  • Innovative and entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Ability to function effectively and adapt quickly in a fast-paced, highly competitive, and demanding environment.
  • English must be at advanced level, oral and written.
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience as a Specialty Sales Representative- definite asset.
  • Knowledge of HCV market- preferred asset.
  • Prior experience in Infectious Disease or Gastroenterology market- preferred asset.

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.