Novartis Nigeria New Positions Available [2 Positions]

Posted on :

14 Nov, 2017

Category :

Healthcare Jobs in Nigeria, Sales Jobs in Nigeria

Novartis provides healthcare solutions that improve and extend people’s lives. We use science-based innovation to address some of society’s most challenging healthcare issues. We discover and develop breakthrough treatments and find new ways to deliver them to as many people as possible. Our company is focused on industry-leading divisions with innovation power and global scale: pharmaceuticals, eye care and generic medicines

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

Job Title: Medical Representative
Job ID: 227133BR
Location: Lagos
Functional Area: Sales
Therapeutic/Disease Area: Cardiovascular and Metabolism
Job Type: Full Time
Employment Type: Regular
Job Description

  • Responsible for maximizing sales of designated company products in the assigned territory. This will be achieved through full coverage of target customers.
  • Deliver persuasive sales presentations in order to change prescribing habits in line with appropriate use of products. Consistent with customer expectations of quality of service and personal interactions.
  • Maintain and enhance knowledge of products, company developments, customers, and competitors. This will also include a full and complete knowledge of the product information and relevant clinical papers, and clinical developments within the therapeutic area.
  • Ensure the accurate and timely completion of all territory reports, maintenance of territory records, handling of enquiries and complaints quickly and professionally and in accordance with company procedures.
  • Contribute positively to the Sales and Marketing team through co-operative relationships and collaborative efforts to achieve team and company objectives. This will include input into effective use of promotional funds and territory sales forecasting.
  • Ensure the prompt reporting of adverse events to the CS&E department in accordance with company procedures.
  • Have knowledge and comply with the SAPI code of conduct and hospital protocol regarding ethical promotion and representative activity.
  • Demonstrate Key Account Management skills
  • Demonstrate behaviours in accordance with Novartis Core values.

Minimum Requirements

  • 1st Degree qualification in Pharmacy English.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in pharmaceutical or allied industry
  • Proven, successful sales track record preferably in business to business environment
  • Knowledge of Pharma industry and its changing environment
  • Professional accomplishments that reflect achievement orientation, self-motivation, initiative, independence, and strong customer service orientation
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply for this Position

 

Job Title: First Line Manager
Job ID: 227130BR
Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full Time
Employment Type: Regular
Job Description

  • To meet or exceed sales targets (market share/market share growth) within agreed budgets and timescales – through effective leadership of sales team.
  • To achieve agreed contact, coverage and frequency targets through face to face and meetings and manage delivery of customer centric activities with all primary and secondary care customers – within operating budget.
  • Manage operating expenses within agreed budgets through effective monitoring and reporting systems. Ensure that expenditure does not exceed agreed budgets.
  • To ensure effective management of sales team including training and personal development in terms of ongoing training, coaching and counselling through regular field visits and management of recruitment, performance, development and retention of representatives in the area through quality processes – working in conjunction and support from sales training and HR departments.
  • To ensure outstanding personal and team knowledge, and understanding of Novartis priority products, technical information, product strategy, positioning, key messages and programmes.
  • To implement with excellence the sales and marketing campaigns adhering to the relevant Codes of Practice/regulations.
  • To ensure effective communication which reflects leadership, focus, direction and motivation of the sales team.
  • To develop and monitor an integrated operational plan which achieves business goals for the area
  • Demonstrate Key Account Management skills

Minimum Requirements

  • 1st Degree in relevant discipline OR Life Science degree, Paramedic/Nursing qualification, ABPI
  • 5 years work experience in Pharma or allied industry with at least 1 year in managerial role
  • Proven, successful selling track record (Primary and Secondary Care) 3-5 years in Pharma environment.
  • Ability to manage teams.
  • Coaching experience, ideally in training department.
  • Marketing Sciences/product management experience would be beneficial but not essential
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply for this Position

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