Arrange appointments with doctors, pharmacists and hospital medical teams, which may include pre-arranged appointments or regular 'cold' calling
Make presentations to doctors, practice staff and nurses in GP surgeries, hospital doctors and pharmacists in the retail sector
Organise conferences for doctors and other medical staff
build and maintain positive working relationships with medical staff and support administrative staff
Manage budgets for catering, outside speakers, conferences and hospitality
keep detailed records of all contacts
reach, and if possible exceed, annual sales targets
Win new customers, as well as developing long-term relationships with existing ones
Plan work schedules and weekly and monthly timetables with the area sales team or discuss 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 interpret, present and discuss this data with health professionals during presentations
Analyse sales data to improve results and make sure resources are effectively allocated
Monitor competitor activity and competitors' products
keep up to date with new developments in the NHS, 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.
The required candidates should possess a bachelor in pharmacy or biological sciences with a practical sales experience.
This position requires smart self-starters and team players.
The candidates should not be more than 27 years old with a valid driver’s license and be willing to work anywhere in Nigeria.
You'll need to have:
Excellent communication and presentation skills
An outgoing and persuasive manner and negotiating skills
Sales and customer relationship skills
Confidence and persistence
Patience and self-motivation
Analytical and planning skills
A flexible approach to work in order to adapt to changes, for example in the healthcare system or product and drug formularies
Strong teamwork and networking skills
Commercial and business awareness.