We are seeking to recruit a suitable candidate for the following position in the Pharmaceutical Division.
To promote and sell the Company’s products to the target Customers with the view of achieving the objectives of the Division.
Major Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
- Arrange appointments with medical practitioners and hospital medical teams, which may include pre-arranged appointments or regular 'cold' calling
- Make presentations and offer training to doctors, practice staff and nurses in GP surgeries, hospital medical practitioners. Presentations may take place in medical settings during the day, or may be conducted in the evenings at a local venue.
- Organise conferences for medical practitioners and other medical staff
- Attain (and if possible exceeding) annual sales targets
- Plan work schedules and weekly and monthly timetables. This involves working with the area sales team and suppliers or discussing future targets with the area sales manager.
- Regularly attend Company meetings, technical data presentations and briefings
- Keep up-to-date with the latest clinical data supplied by the Company and supplier, and interpret, present and discuss this data with health professionals during presentations
- Monitor and report on competitor activity and competitors' products
- Maintain knowledge of new developments in field, anticipate potential negative and positive impacts on the business and adapt strategy accordingly
- Develop strategies for increasing opportunities to meet and talk to contacts in the medical and healthcare sector
- Stay informed about the activities of health services in a particular area
Knowledge and Experience:
- Minimum of tertiary level qualifications in Medical Sciences or related fields
- At least 2 years’ experience in the health industry, preferably in Medical Sales/Marketing.
- Or relevant combination of training and experience
- Demonstrates maturity, confidence and patience
- Possesses strong interpersonal, communication and organisational skills
- Excellent sales skills are essential.