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Friday, 12 April 2013

Medical Detailer - Marie Stopes Uganda

Job title: Medical Detailer

Marie Stopes Uganda (MSU) is a marketing-focused, results-oriented social business that uses modern management and marketing techniques to provide family planning and reproductive healthcare across every district of Uganda. We aim to contribute 15 points to Uganda's contraceptive prevalence rate by 2015, saving and improving many thousands of Ugandan lives. MSU has 25% of the market share in modern contraceptives and, in 2010/2011, safely delivered 50,000 babies and contributed 4 points to Uganda's contraceptive prevalence rate. MSU has enjoyed 20% year on year growth since 2007. MSU is part of a global net work, Marie Stopes International (MSI), and subscribes to MSI goal and mission, to prevent unwanted births and to ensure individual's rights to Children by Choice not Chance.

Employment type: Full time
Country: Uganda
City / Location: kampala
Job category: Marketing/Product
Min. years of experience: 4 years
Required languages: English
Minimum degree: Bachelors degree
Closing date: May 8, 2013 - 6pm
Base Location: Kampala with frequent travel up country
Reporting To: National Sales and Marketing Manager
Duration of Contract: Two Years
No. of Vacancies: 2
Job Role
To be responsible for marketing and distribution of MSU's range of pharmaceutical products and meet set objectives.
Key Responsibilities
Plan and achieve monthly sales targets by doing the following:-
List all doctors, medical service providers, pharmacies in the territory
Achieve maximum productivity by preparing efficient and effective route plans that cover required number of existing and new customers on daily basis
Promote company's entire range of products among the doctors/medical practitioners/ pharmacies by highlighting special features/benefits of the products, its proven efficacy, new research and clinical findings through one on one detailing and group meetings
Ensure visibility of company's products at the outlets, display of company's communications materials at the outlets/doctors chambers/clinics/hospitals
Book orders from doctors/private service providers/pharmacies/wholesalers/chain stores/hospitals/private clinics/NGOs and ensure adequate availability/visibility at their shelves.
Liaise and coordinate with distributors and uplift stock and ensure delivery of booked orders to the customers.
Collect and report information on competitors' products and activities.
Prepare and submit daily, weekly and monthly reports as per the specified format
Attend trainings from time to time and develop competencies required for being a more effective salesperson
Build and maintain relationship with local influential and opinion leaders on behalf of the company
Qualifications and Experience:
Degree in Science/Pharmacy , Commerce or Business Administration
A minimum of 4 years experience with robust pharmaceutical sales and specialization in sales or marketing of health products.
Skills and Abilities
Hard working and persuasive
Quick decision making and highly intelligent
Good interpersonal skills
Flair for sales
Excellent communication skill
Contact/How to apply:
To apply: Please send a CV and Cover letter by email to jobs@mariestopes.or.ug or post to the Senior Manager, People and Development, Plot 1020, Kisugu-Muyenga, P.O Box 10431, Kampala-Uganda, quoting the position title by 6.pm on Wednesday 8th May, 2013. Marie Stopes Uganda is an equal opportunities employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Marie Stopes Uganda is thankful to all applicants for their interest but only candidates who meet all requisite criteria and are short listed will be contacted.