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Lilly Sales Consultant - Primary Care in South Australia, Australia

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.

  • In 2021, Lilly Australia has been recognised as one of the best places to work at the Australian HR Awards.

  • In 2021, Lilly Australia is a finalist at the highly recognised PRIME Awards for excellence in patient and customer support programs

Whoever you are, wherever you’re from, if you want to make life better for people around the world, you belong at Lilly.


Help make life better for people by delivering Lilly products. You will do this by building & sustaining valued partnerships with our customers, primarily general practitioners. The role will involve travel to service customers and to attend business meetings. The role will involve some evening and weekend work attending company and industry meetings.


  • Achieve sales targets by promoting products to targeted customers

  • Develop strong, long term relationships with targeted customers

  • Ensure that a high level of customer satisfaction is achieved and maintained at all times

  • Represent the company at scientific and industry meetings as required Develop & maintain excellent knowledge of disease area, products, competitors and market developments in the relevant disease state area

  • Develop detailed territory business plans, based on territory analysis, to meet the planned objectives within a geographical area

  • Be a strong team player and work collaboratively and professionally alongside all colleagues

  • Ensure all activities comply with legal and ethical standards and company policies


  • Prior sales experience in pharmaceutical or medical industry, pharmacy or retail, preferred

  • Selling capability with a strategic customer focus

  • The ability to work collaboratively, build and maintain relationships with key customers and Lilly colleagues

  • The ability to understand and disseminate scientific information and related disease states

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Understanding business drivers for both customer and organisation

  • The ability to review data, strategically plan actions that are implemented with the desired outcomes and accountability for these actions

  • The ability to effectively deal with a wide variety of people, challenging situations and is comfortable with complexity

  • The ability to evaluate emotions of self and others in order to understand drivers of behavior and build valued relationships

  • The ability to be determined to achieve a goal, ability to adapt to change and move forward after disappointments and setbacks

  • Tertiary qualification in science, pharmacy, nursing or business

As a condition of employment with Eli Lilly Australia and Eli Lilly New Zealand, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination satisfactory to the company. If you would like to request an exemption on medical or other grounds, you may do so by emailing

Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively “Lilly”) are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

Lilly does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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!