Nutritionist / Medical Representative Job in Kenya

Nutritionist / Medical Representative with Sales and Marketing background

To report to the

  • Director of Marketing
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • All Departments
  • Association Stakeholders
Purpose of the position
  • Report directly to Director of Marketing and undertake tasks at direction of as well as Independently
  • When Director of Marketing is unavailable report directly to CEO
  • Give advice and provide assistance to all other staff where/when required
  • The Medical Representative‚Äôs primary role is to assist the Director of Marketing in the administration of product marketing and getting of orders.
  • The role is to be performed with high standards of service to external and internal stakeholders.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assess clients needs and present suitable promoted products
  • Liaise with and persuade targeted doctors to prescribe our products utilising effective selling skills and performing cost-benefit analysis
  • Provide product information and deliver product samples
  • Attend sales meetings, conference calls, training sessions and symposium circuits
  • Work with sales team to develop strategies and implement brand strategies to ensure a consistent marketing message
  • Build positive trust relationships to influence targeted group in the decision making process
  • Monitor and analyse data and market conditions to identify competitive advantage
  • Keep accurate records and documentation for reporting and feedback
  • Pursue continuous learning and professional development and stay up-to-date with latest medical data
  • Ravel to defined geographies to sell the  to listed outlets and also to get new ones to stock the product.
  • Contact potential customers at hospitals, clinics, doctors’ offices, rehab facilities, and health facilities to sell the nutraceuticals to.
  • Arrange appointments with relevant persons to advice about products
  • Deliver presentations to doctors, and pharmacists in the retail sector.
  • Build relationships with medical staff, retail manager.
  • Provide competitive information such as bid situations, pricing data, or bundling arrangements in order to establish negotiated pricing contracts for assigned products.
  • Perform product demonstrations, installations, and application support.
  • Improve product knowledge and sales techniques.
  • Travel throughout assigned territory to call on regular and prospective customers to solicit orders or talks with customers on sales floor or by phone.
  • Research competitors.
  • Gathers, analyses and delivers information from the field to allow the company to develop strategies and products appropriated to the Quality and Safety Testing market.
  • Coordinate all issues with key clients between sales, service, support, customer services, marketing and finance.
  • Take orders and forward to accounting officer.
  • Estimate time and date of delivery.
  • Help in monitoring how the products are selling and pushing for restocking
  • Stay informed about the activities of health services in a particular area
  • At least 1 years experience as a medical representative (preferred)
  • Microsoft Office Suite (including Word, Excel & Outlook) Experience (beneficial)
  • Candidates who have undertaken or are currently completing Tertiary/Vocational
  • Training in customer care and customer relations or sales and marketing is an added advantage.
Skills and Personal Attributes
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • An outgoing and persuasive manner and the ability to deal with people who hold differing beliefs or values;
  • 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.
Probation Period: 3 Months from date of contract.

20,000 Kshs +5,000 Kshs transport contingency per Month. attractive commissions on sales available.

Please forward your Cv to not later than 20/3/2015

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