Medical Delegate

Promasidor Nigeria Limited

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We are an African company proud of our heritage and totally committed to the continent. We manufacture, market and sell unique brands which bring practicality and pleasure to millions of consumers across Africa.

We have enjoyed ongoing success for over 30 years. This success has been built on not only understanding the needs of our consumers, but also on the understanding of the needs of our employees, our suppliers and our stakeholders.

Promasidor's Vision is to provide the opportunity to purchase our brands to everyone in Africa, because we firmly believe that everyone in Africa deserves that opportunity. We intend on executing this vision by operating within a clear set of rules.



As required by the WHO Code of Ethics on Marketing of Breast Milk Substitutes, as well as the Local Code, and to give effect to the Code, the use of Infant Nutrition products, is increasingly being driven by prescription and recommendation from the medical and health profession.

They represent the only target audience to which the Infant Nutrition Industry members can communicate and provide information regarding the benefits of Promasidor Infant Nutrition Products.

The most important person in this communication process therefore is the medical representative (detailer or delegate) He or she is the representative of the company in the face - to -face communication with the medical and health professionals. This is important to build a climate of confidence in which the features and benefits of the Company’ specific product or services can be considered.

In this context, the company medical delegate acts as the first line ambassadors of the Company to demonstrate the company’s commitment to the WHO Code of Ethics and related guidelines and policies.

It is pertinent that the profile, training and motivation of the medical delegates are in line with these expectations.

This document takes into account the need to maximise the contribution of each Company’s medical delegate to the overall company objective while still being ethical.




Trustworthy, responsible, respectful, full of integrity, commitment to health and nutrition of infants.

Positive and strong work ethic, accurate reporting and punctual.


Key Responsibilities

Business Development:

Be a reliable source of information on products to HCPs.

Explore and build strategic relationship with HCPs for business growth

Recommend investments and plan of activities to potential contacts

Identify opportunities for new business.

Monitor product availability in the territory

Monitor and benchmark competition

Work within approved budget


Issues management:

Identify issues that hinder performance in the territory and offer solutions

Implement the WHO Code guideline and recommendations.


Territory Management:

Build a reliable and regularly updated list of contacts

Ensure an effective coverage of assigned territory

Ensure contact does not exist with pregnant and nursing mothers

Regularly carry out market surveillance to ensure availability of product range, price   maintenance, and monitor competitive activities


Job Requirements


BSc Hons. in the following courses, Nutrition, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Dietetics, Nursing, Pharmacy, Home Economic, Medicine



One to two years’ experience in a similar role.


Key Competency and Skills Requirements:

  • Sound technical and scientific knowledge (including competition)
  • Effective oral and written communication ability
  • Flexible and easily adapts to changing job demands
  • Drive and high level of initiative
  • Computer literate.
  • Transparency and high ethical standards
  • Ability to drive with a valid driver’s license



Should be based in the Eastern Region of Nigeria preferably, Enugu, Anambra, Asaba, Imo, Abia or Ebonyi.

The incumbent should also be prepared to be based anywhere in the country or and travel extensively.



Understands that his / her remuneration will not be linked to Infant formula sales

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Promasidor Nigeria Limited

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)




Healthcare / Pharmaceutical

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years