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Area Sales Representative Great Plains

Region: Americas
Location: Kansas City Mo

Advertising Date: Tue 12 October 2021

Sirtex Medical is a global healthcare business with offices in the US, Australia, Germany and Singapore, working to improve outcomes in people with cancer. Our current lead product is a targeted radiation therapy for liver cancer called SIR-Spheres® Y-90 resin microspheres. More than 100,000 doses have been supplied to treat patients with liver cancer at more than 1,300 medical centers in over 50 countries. We are a fast growing, dynamic organization.

Our ideal candidate is self-motivated, hard-working, has the desire to learn and has excellent interpersonal and communication skills. This is an excellent opportunity to grow your sales and procedure skills.

Territory will consist Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, Minnesota, Iowa, North & South Dakota, Missouri and Wisconsin. Overnight travel will be 2-3 days a week.


  • Provide clinical and technical support to clinicians and staff during procedures related to SIR-Spheres microspheres.
  • Deliver sales presentations and perform on-site product demonstrations to physicians and other health care professionals.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of account plans for key accounts and partners to generate strategic relationships that will result in increased sales within assigned territory.  
  • Assist Regional Sales Managers in meeting and exceeding business targets.
  • Serve as the primary backup contact for Regional Sales Manager, as needed.
  • Develop an understanding of the market unique to assigned territory.
  • Continuously educate oneself on the latest information related to disease states and the ever-changing business environment.
  • Continuously educate oneself on the newest and most relevant clinical articles that impact Sirtex.
  • Develop relationships in all areas of the hospital that are key to Sirtex.
  • Manage and exceed or reach the set business targets within assigned territory
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.

Education Prerequisites and Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business management or equivalent.
  • Two -Five years of medical device sales experience. Oncology background strongly preferred.
  • Ability to effectively interact with a variety of health care professionals.
  • Demonstrate initiative, creativity and resourcefulness. Intermediate to advanced skills in the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must reside in and be able to travel within the territory for which you are assigned.
  • Undergo all formal training events as may be directed from time to time.
  • Observe and comply with all Sirtex Corporate Policies.
  • Work within and ensure adherence to Quality System procedures, work instructions and other Quality System requirements.
  • Travel 50 – 65% which can include weekends/holidays as needed.
  • Physical requirements include sitting, walking, standing for prolonged amount of time, possible exposure to radiation and ability to lift up to 25 lbs.
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills.
  • Current valid driver's license with a good driving record.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain solid working relationships with internal and external customers geographically located within the assigned territory.
  • Self-motivated with excellent organization, time management and presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal and virtual engagement skills
  • Ability to articulate a clinical sales message with Healthcare Providers
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-through

Conditions of Employment

  • Sirtex Medical has implemented a mandatory vaccination policy effective November 1, 2021 requiring the COVID 19 vaccination for all employees.  In accordance with Sirtex’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, we are adopting this policy to safeguard the health of our employees and their families, and the community at large from infectious diseases that may be reduced by vaccinations.
  • Individuals seeking an exemption from this requirement for medical or religious reasons should complete a request for accommodation form and submit the form to the human resources department.


If you have the right skills and experience and want to work for a company making a real difference to the quality of people’s lives, Sirtex will offer the right candidate:

  • Diverse and flexible employment and working arrangements to achieve the optimum balance between work and personal responsibilities and objectives
  • A working culture of respect, diversity and performance to help facilitate an inclusive culture
  • Attractive compensation and benefit packages which are practical, robust, fair and equitable
  • A place to grow through career development and training opportunities
  • Challenging work to continue to develop new and better ways to improve clinical outcomes for oncology treatment around the world
  • Travel 40-60% which can include weekends/holidays as needed to achieve goals
  • Physical requirements include: sitting, walking, standing for prolonged amount of time, possible exposure to radiation.
  • Current valid drivers license


To apply, please click the apply button or email your cover letter and resume to Human Resources at

Sirtex is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including Disabled/Vets

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