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Lilly District Sales Manager Alium in Remote, Mexico

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 35,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

District Sales Manager Alium

Achieve Team Lilly purpose: creating superior value for our Customers (physicians, payers, providers and patients) by role modeling TEAM LILLY expectations to lead and inspire its sales team to deliver results but also positively inspiring the whole region. Partner with the national sales manager to achieve Business Results for the whole ALIUM+ECO region (Diabetes Alliance Portfolio + classic brands) using all the previous background in pharma by coming with proposals on how to work better as TEAM Cross functionally. These means influencing in other areas (marketing, HR, IT, SPP, Training) to get the best from them to serve our customers.


  • Develop an inspiring vision with sales team to exceed customer expectations aligned with corporate/business unit visions and operates within compliance guidelines itself and its team.

  • Lead its sales team through change: Communicates rationale and benefits of change required and how it will positively affect the business and team’s work practices and performance.

  • Works as a bridge between sales and marketing to include both perspectives and have better solutions for customers.

  • Attract, develop and retain Top Talent:

  • Develops sales reps by providing a variety of experiences, monitoring progress and coaching/mentoring as appropriate.

  • Identifies, recruits, and selects top talent internally and externally for leadership roles.

  • Give input to NSM to develop a strategic plan that defines what inputs (e.g. brands, people, resources) and strengths can be leveraged to capture opportunities while reducing threats and weaknesses.


  • Create customer value externally: Identifies, prioritizes and builds strategic business partnerships with key customers and institutions.

  • Create customer value internally: Represents the “Voice of the Customer” to Lilly by communicating customer concerns and issues back to the Marketing, Medical, Sales and Compliance areas.

  • Proven ability to have short learning curve.

  • Demonstrated capability to find opportunities to do things better, point the opportunities constructively and develop the new ways of doing things better.

  • Remove barriers for the team to deliver.

  • Make timely, judgment-based decisions, adjusting course as needed.


  • Holds self and sales team accountable for building long-term customer value and achieving business objectives.

  • Develop high performing / high integrity Team: Sets high expectations for team around compliance, then role models and coaches to these expectations.

  • Identifies opportunities and threats based on knowledge of the business and previous roles, brand strategy, local market, customer needs and healthcare/payer environment.

  • Encourages and rewards the evaluation of plans, and the adjustment/improvement of plans through learning – even learning through failure.

Minimum requirements:

  • At least two years of previous pharma experience in sales and in other cross functional areas.

  • Interest in developing professional career in commercial & marketing leadership roles, mid-term.

  • Strong leadership and analytical skills

  • Advanced English

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • MBA degree desirable

  • Monthly traveling availability (8 days a month)

Work location: Mexico City

Expected traveling: 5-7 days to Culiacán, Tampico & Reynosa/Matamoros

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At Lilly we strive to ensure our employees are part of a team that cares about them and our shared purpose of making life better for those around the world. How do we do this? We continue to look for ways to include, innovate, accelerate and deliver while maintaining integrity, excellence and respect for people.​ We hope that you seek to join us on our journey as we create medicine and deliver improved outcomes for patients across the globe!