General Information

Job Advert Title
First Line Sales Manager
Function/Business Area
Sales & Account Development
Region Est
Employment Class


First Line Sales Manager

About Astellas

At Astellas we can offer an inspiring place to work and a chance to make your mark in doing good for others.

Our expertise, science and technology make us a pharma company. Our open and progressive culture is what makes us Astellas. It’s a culture of doing good for others and contributing to a sustainable society.

Delivering meaningful differences for patients is our driving force. We all have a significant opportunity to make that difference, working locally in the areas we know best, whilst drawing inspiration from the different insights and expertise we have access to globally and from our innovative, external partners.

Our global vision for Patient Centricity is to support the development of innovative health solutions through a deep understanding of the patient experience. At Astellas, Patient Centricity isn’t a buzzword - it’s a guiding principle for action. We believe all staff have a role to play in creating a patient-centric culture and integrating an awareness of the patient into our everyday working practices, regardless of our role, team or division.

Our ethos is underpinned by the Astellas Way, comprising five core values: patient focus; ownership; results; openness and integrity.

We are proud to offer an inclusive and respectful working environment that fosters collaboration and ownership.

Our aspiration is to bring the best brains together, to provide them with world-leading tools and resources and a unique structure that fosters real agility and entrepreneurial spirit.

About This Job:

  • Define the annual objectives of the team.
  • Accompany regularly the team members in field visits.
  • Analyse the different markets (multi products) in the region.
  • Ensure the execution of the national products strategies.
  • Establish and develop relationships with main stakeholders in the region.

Essential Knowledge & Experience:

  • 5 years experience in similar role.
  • Experience working with oncology products, or other specialty areas.
  • Experience in marketing / sales.
  • Solid communication skills.
  • Knowledge of the geographical area (Strasbourg, Nancy, Dijon, Lyon, and surroundings).

Preferred Knowledge & Experience:

  • Fluent in English.
  • Experience in team management.

Additional information:

  • Permanent contract (CDI).
  • Field work position, preferably based in Nancy, Dijon or other location in the area to be covered.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.