Hospital Specialist Representative (12 month contract)

Pfizer Inc.

Melbourne, Australia

Job posting number: #7151303 (Ref:pf-4886052)

Posted: May 30, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Why Our Customers Need You

The Hospital Specialist Representative will be the central contact in connecting customers within their accounts to therapies that advance wellness, prevention, treatments, and cures to some of the most feared diseases of our time. Central to the Health Representative role will be the introduction of new & promoted medicines and innovative digital services that will help elevate Health Care Professionals’ patient care. The role is consultative; spanning Pfizer’s entire resource and product portfolio for their customer base and one that will result in long standing and truly valued relationships with customers. The Hospital Specialist Representative will draw on healthcare knowledge and understanding of the health and pharmaceutical industry, as well as Pfizer and the product portfolio, so that customers achieve the solutions they need.  

What You Will Achieve

We have a role available that is internally known as the Hospital Health Representative, you will be responsible for supporting customers with their designated portfolio which includes a mix of the following specialities:

  • Gastroenterology, Rheumatology and Geriatricians – 12 month contract to cover Victoria West & Tasmania.

You will be the single point of contact for relevant Pfizer medicines for your accounts and will ensure a customer centric-comprehensive approach to the way HCP’s treat their patients with all Pfizer brands that are relevant to the customer.

This role is a great opportunity to join a Global Leader with great company culture.

How You Will Achieve It

  • Engaging on promotional science-based brand messages where product could support the HCP in meeting patient needs with engagement also focused on a broader range of content (e.g disease state) 
  • Acting as key point of contact for seamless (compliant) reactive only connection to Pfizer SMEs and resources 
  • Responsible for onboarding customers to new operating model and to new platforms (e.g., Digital Engagement Portal) 
  • Orchestrating an ideal customer experience through relevant content selection 
  • Driving identified customers to the digital service offerings, opening a world of trusted materials and support that can be tailored to their needs and those of their patients. Ensuring customers gain best value from the services, in conjunction with the Pfizer Virtual Health Representative team who are on hand providing virtual support.  
  • Leading relationships with Health Care Professionals travelling across metro and rural locations as well as providing support virtually.   
  • Gaining deep understanding of Health Care Professional needs, sharing expert product advice, tailoring data, delivering promotional activities, aligning the customer lifecycle with that of the Pfizer portfolio and connecting them to relevant internal Pfizer people whenever they need it.    
  • Providing objective and scientifically sound medical information regarding Pfizer's product portfolio and the disease states treated. Incorporating the use of educational programs, outcome and other tools which identify the greatest opportunities for improving patient care.   
  • Seeking and developing awareness of external market conditions to drive exceptional customer support and insights, connecting customer discussions with external trends and internal developments within Pfizer. 
  • Establishing a strong working relationship with the Pfizer GP Health Representative, KAM and SME Teams and sharing insights from customers to make our digital service offering even better.  
  • Managing and achieving annual targets and ensuring adherence to Compliance, Legal, Medical and Regulatory requirements.   

Must Have

  • A Tertiary Degree preferred in Business or Science or a healthcare background (e.g. pharmacist, nurse) with solid knowledge of the industry.   
  • Curiosity and an entrepreneurial mindset.  
  • Analytical skills to identify the connections between data, products and the needs of both Health Care Professionals and patients.  
  • Written and verbal communication skills to help build trusted, sustainable relationships with your internal and external stakeholders.   
  • Solid understanding of the digital space and a willingness to keep learning and upskilling.  
  • Strategic thinking and planning to help customers see beyond the day-to-day.   
  • Agility, adaptability to change and seasoned negotiation skills.  
  • Commercial and business acumen, managing financial budgets, driving sales and achieving performance measures.  
  • Sound knowledge of and proven support of Pfizer Policies and Procedures, Compliance requirements as well as the Medicines Australia Code. 
  • Demonstrated completion of Medicines Australia training program 
  • Able to connect with customers virtually and in person.  
  • Can-do attitude and a work ethic underpinned by determination and commitment 
  • Valid Driver's Licence

At Pfizer we care about our colleagues’ wellbeing and offer a range of great benefits for them, including:

  • Paid parental leave
  • Access to Health & Wellness apps
  • Career Growth Experiences program
  • Recognition & rewards program
  • Paid volunteer days
  • Life Insurance Benefits
  • Pfizer Learning Academy access to top content providers
  • Access to flu vaccines & skin checks
  • Options to purchase additional leave
  • Salary packaging & novated lease options

*Benefits listed may vary depending on your position and location and may be subject to change.

Work Location Assignment: Remote

Pfizer Australia and New Zealand’s diverse workforce represents the patients we serve and the communities in which we operate. With a focus on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I), Pfizer ANZ ensures our people are heard and cared for. We offer engagement opportunities in both Colleagues Resource Groups (CRGs) and workstreams across: Culture and Tradition, Reconciliation @ Pfizer (RAP), Gender Equity (GEN), Disability and through the Out Pfizer Employee Network (OPEN) for our LGBT + colleagues and allies.

If you require reasonable adjustment during your application, please reach out to the Talent Acquisition Manager.



Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

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