Sales Development Representative (UK/I and Nordics)

Team: Sales

City: London

Country: United Kingdom

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Veeva Systems is a mission-driven organization and pioneer in industry cloud, helping life sciences companies bring therapies to patients faster. As one of the fastest-growing SaaS companies in history, we surpassed $2B in revenue in our last fiscal year with extensive growth potential ahead.

At the heart of Veeva are our values: Do the Right Thing, Customer Success, Employee Success, and Speed. We're not just any public company – we made history in 2021 by becoming a public benefit corporation (PBC), legally bound to balancing the interests of customers, employees, society, and investors.

As a Work Anywhere company, we support your flexibility to work from home or in the office, so you can thrive in your ideal environment.

Join us in transforming the life sciences industry, committed to making a positive impact on its customers, employees, and communities.

The Role

If you’re looking to start and grow your career in a challenging, dynamic, innovative environment, you’ve come to the right place. Veeva’s Sales Development Program (SDP) is a rigorous, comprehensive track dedicated to developing talents into industry-leading Account Partners.
 
Ultimately, our teams generate opportunities and build relationships with the world’s leading pharmaceutical and biotech companies. We believe that to best serve our customers in this capacity it’s important to deeply understand Veeva’s products, the industry, and consulting and sales skills.
 
As the Sales Development Representative (SDR) for Veeva, you will be evangelizing Veeva to pharma companies in Europe. Your responsibilities include marketing plans, generating and qualifying opportunities,  collaborating with many internal and external stakeholders, and developing into an expert on Products, Industry Processes, and Culture.
 
This is not a normal sales development role! During the program, you will be responsible for the full sales process and be exposed to continuous opportunities.
 
Lay the foundations for a successful career in sales & accelerate your development at a fast pace!
What You'll Do
  • Gain expertise in consulting, product, industry, and sales to become an industry-leading Account Partner
  • Learn and executive a consultative sales methodology
  • Work within a defined territory to generate and qualify new leads and opportunities
  • Research and develop a plan for breaking into your assigned accounts
  • Partner closely with sales teams to advance and close your opportunities over time
  • Build trusted relationships with customers, understand their needs, and recommend the right Veeva products and solutions
  • Rapidly develop your sales skills on the job and through training and events
Requirements
  • 2+ years of professional experience
  • Experience in Sales development in Technology and/or Life Sciences
  • Full business language capacity in English
  • Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal, and presentation skills
  • Team-first mentality with proven success
  • Self-starter, entrepreneurial mindset with the ability to take initiative
  • BA or BS Degree (STEM, Economics, Accounting, etc.) with solid academic performance
  • Willingness to travel as needed (~25%)
  • Legally authorized to be employed in the UK without limitations or restrictions
Nice to Have
  • Experience in Consulting, Customer Success, or Project Management
  • Experience managing a full sales cycle
  • Experience in scientific research or in clinical trials-related topics
  • Business language capacity in Danish and/or Swedish - any other language is a plus
Perks & Benefits
  • Allocations for continuous learning and development
  • Health and wellness programs
#RemoteUK

Veeva’s headquarters is located in the San Francisco Bay Area with offices in more than 15 countries around the world.

As an equal opportunity employer, Veeva is committed to fostering a culture of inclusion and growing a diverse workforce. Diversity makes us stronger. It comes in many forms. Gender, race, ethnicity, religion, politics, sexual orientation, age, disability and life experience shape us all into unique individuals. We value people for the individuals they are and the contributions they can bring to our teams.

If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need when applying for a role or in our recruitment process, please contact us at talent_accommodations@veeva.com.

Work Where It’s Best for You

Work Anywhere means you can work in an office or at home on any given day. It’s about getting the work done in the way and place that works best for each person. This applies across all locations and departments.

Work Anywhere does not mean work at any time. We have predictable core hours where employees are generally available for meetings and collaboration. Employees are focused and available during core hours.

We invest in our offices to make them places where our employees like to go. If you work in the office three or more days a week, you will have a dedicated office workspace. Our offices function as hubs to draw people in, create social bonds, and where random connections and mixing of ideas happen. We’re investing more in offices, culture, and offsite meetings, not less.

Product teams are organized in regional product hubs for optimal collaboration and live within two time zones of their hub. Our current product hubs are located in Pleasanton, Los Angeles, Columbus, Boston, Kansas City, New York City, Raleigh, and Toronto. We create opportunities for teams to get together in person regularly.

Customer-facing roles, such as Sales and Professional Services, live near and/or travel to their customers.

When an employee moves within a country it does not cause a change in salary. Where you live impacts you and your family. Not knowing if your compensation will change if you move can cause stress and uncertainty for everyone. We wanted to eliminate that.

Work at Veeva. Work where it’s best for you.

A different kind of company. A Public Benefit Corporation.

Unlike a traditional corporation, whose only legal duty is to maximize shareholder value, PBCs consider their public benefit purpose and the interests of those materially affected by the corporation’s conduct—including customers, employees, and the community—in addition to shareholders’ interests.

What sets us apart

Work Anywhere means you can work in an office or at home on any given day. It’s about getting the work done in the way and place that works best for you.

We invest in our offices to make them places where our employees like to go. If you work in the office three or more days a week, you will have a dedicated office workspace.

Product teams are organized in regional product excellence hubs for optimal collaboration and live within two time zones of their hub. Our current product hubs are located in Pleasanton, Los Angeles, Columbus, Boston, Kansas City, New York City, Raleigh, and Toronto. We create opportunities for teams to get together in person regularly.

Customer-facing roles, such as Sales and Professional Services, live near and/or travel to their customers.

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At Veeva, we believe in giving back. Veeva’s support for charitable causes is entirely employee driven because we think giving is personal and should be directed by the individual. With our 1% Veeva Giving program, each employee receives an amount equivalent to 1% of their base salary annually to support the non-profit(s) of their choice. We don’t dictate favored corporate causes or ask employees to donate to specific non-profits. We never support a charitable cause in exchange for commercial advantage or preferential treatment.

Veeva’s core values — do the right thing, customer success, employee success, and speed — guide our decision making and define our culture. Doing the right thing means that we are concerned about more than just financial success and return to shareholders. We recognize a responsibility to customers, employees, environment, and society.As individuals, we pride ourselves on being good people who are honest, fair, and direct. We treat others with respect. As a company, we strive to be a good corporate citizen, a positive force in the business community, active in our communities, and an example to others.

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Our equity program is designed to enable the vast majority of our employees to participate. Our unique approach to awarding equity grants allows our employees to be shareholders so they can benefit financially in the company’s growth.

Veeva has taken a strong stance against the use of non-compete agreements that can limit employee opportunities. We do not require our employees to sign non-compete agreements, and we have taken legal action to fight the unfair use of these agreements by other companies because we believe such agreements limit an employee’s fundamental right to work where they choose. We believe in our people and want them to be successful here at Veeva or wherever their careers take them.

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