Sandoz New Position Available – Apply Now

Posted on :

10 Nov, 2017

Category :

Vacancies in Nigeria

Sandoz is a global leader in generic pharmaceuticals and biosimilars. As a division of the Novartis Group, our purpose is to discover new ways to improve and extend people’s lives. We contribute to society’s ability to support growing healthcare needs by pioneering novel approaches to help people around the world access high-quality medicine.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head, Field Force
Job ID: 226710BR
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Functional Area: Commercial & General Management
Job Type: Full Time
Employment Type: Regular

Job Description

  • Drive Country top-line performance through effective coordination, training and allocation of Country field force resources and personnel
  • Working collaboratively with the Business Franchise and Business Unit heads, manage Country sales resource demands
  • Lead the field force team on all people management issues, including high-level selection, retention, and development processes
  • Key interfaces include: Commercial Head; Business Franchise Heads; Head of Marketing Operations; KAM Head; regional and global Sales leaders
  • Establish coherent and state-of-the art sales strategy and tactics for the country, taking into account competitive intelligence regarding sales practices, as well as lessons from broader organization
  • Ensure the development of pre-launch sales plans for all new products
  • Optimize the sales group and sales field force structure to support the emerging needs of the Business Franchises and Business Units and allocate resources in accordance with Country priorities
  • Manage sales-force motivation, working closely with local HR and local sales force leaders to articulate effectively the strategy for recording and improving sales processes
  • Ensure development and roll out of Sale Force Effectiveness tools
  • Build sales force capabilities across the Country, working with local and Regional markets to create a curriculum of training and development programs
  • Key teams include: Customer Board; Customer Sales Management Committee

Minimum Requirements

  • 2nd Degree in relevant subject or Professional Qualification
  • MBA preferred English
  • Outstanding sales acumen and business aptitude
  • Outstanding leadership ability, including ability to motivate associates with different backgrounds and skill levels
  • Extensive sales and sales leadership experience (10-12 years), ideally garnered in local as well as international roles
  • Demonstrated success in Pharmaceutical sales-leadership roles
  • High degree of customer focus.


How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to Apply