Pharmaceutical Sales Representative

  • Full Time
  • calgary

Pierre Fabre Group

Pharmaceutical Sales Representative (Avène, Ducray, Klorane)

Starting date : asap

Territory : Alberta (In-Field and Telesales)

Duration : Permanent position

World leader and inventor of the dermo-cosmetic concept, Pierre Fabre Dermo-Cosmetics develops the most innovative and cutting-edge solutions in terms of hygiene, skincare and beauty of the skin, the scalp and the hair. Our first strength, more than 10 000 employees who share passion, rigor and imagination in a company that grows sustainably and today achieves a turnover of more than 2 billion euros in 130 countries through a rich portfolio brands, such as Avène, Ducray, Klorane, René Furterer, PFD.

We are currently looking for a Pharmaceutical Representative for Alberta. The individual will be entrusted with the responsibility to present and sell Avene, Klorane and Ducray to our pharmacy retail partners.You will also manage the relationships with customers within your territory, ensuring maximum commercial viability, to achieve the territory objectives set by management. Both sell-in and sell-out activities and activations will be a key focus to ensure the territory is growing in market share. This position consists of in-person visits as well as telesales for all accounts in Alberta. Overnight travel is required approx. 30% of the year.


  • Highlight the needs of the consumer and convince them of the benefits of selling our products by using trade promotion elements, the scientific knowledge base by informing them about the qualities of our products, using and showcasing the company’s service.
  • Sell and track orders in compliance with the commercial terms.
  • Enforce and optimize trade agreements.
  • With staff visited retail outlets, promote, advise, and assist in the resale of product based on their advantages over the competition.
  • Propose and set up activations to promote the sale of Avene, Klorane and Ducray products (information, training, merchandising, business management consulting).
  • Being the interface with the customer between different functions including sales support, merchandising, product focus activations and training.
  • Develop and maintain a good knowledge of its geographical area, particularly through sales analysis to detect targets and growth potential.
  • Follow all the aspect of administrative monitoring of each client (business cooperation, specific contracts …) Adjust customer disputes (unpaid …) in connection with the sales administration.
  • Participate in events (lounge, congresses, seminars …) where their presence is required to promote the image and Company’s products.
  • Organize and plan its activity by working plans and schedules visit by ensuring an effective and regular monitoring of its sector.
  • Perform timely all reporting and progress reports requested by the company.
  • Utilize CRM program and related tools to maintain account records, record call activity, present, communicate, input, and transmit orders, and increase overall performance of account and field activity.


  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience in pharmaceutical/dermatological sales.
  • Experience in cosmetic/dermatological pharmacy retail sales (knowledge of large pharmacy chains an asset).
  • Experience in the management of territory and representation.
  • Experience in cross selling technique among multiple products.
  • English essential
  • Must live within the territory, Calgary area preferred.
  • Must be available for overnight stay (about 4-5 days per month)
  • Valid driver’s license – Class 5 (auto)


  • Proven skills to meet and exceed the objectives.
  • Computer Skills (Microsoft Office / Outlook)
  • CRM experience and skill
  • Scientific knowledge
  • Sense of responsibility / autonomy
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to develop good working relationships with customers.
  • Initiative and creativity
  • Flexibility of schedule
  • Professionalism / Determination
  • Team spirit


  • Permanent position (37.5 hours per week)
  • Base Salary + competitive bonus plan
  • Corporate car + gas card
  • Internet allowance
  • Employer contribution to a pension plan
  • Full Group insurance that includes virtual medical care – from the first day of work
  • Health & Wellbeing annual contribution
  • Generous vacation and time off policy

PFDC Canada subscribes to the principle of equal access to employment; we accept applications from people with disabilities and we can offer accommodation during the hiring process.

We value the diversity of the people we hire and those we serve. Diversity, for PFDC Canada, means fostering a work environment where individual differences are recognized, appreciated, respected, and valued, so as to develop the full potential of each and to take advantage of the talents and strengths of each person.