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Novo Nordisk Recruiting Massively

Date Posted: 11/Dec/2013
Deadline: 24/Dec/2013

Novo Nordisk Middle Africa unit covers approximately 800 million people across 48 countries. Novo Nordisk has an established presence with Human Insulin and Modern Insulin in Africa and our focus today is to sustain the growth of the market, ensure 
availability of better quality Modern Insulin within the markets and support the communities living with diabetes. Novo Nordisk Nigeria is a part of Middle Africa unit and we are looking to expand our reach in the country. Novo Nordisk Nigeria is looking to fill the following positions:

Specialist Product Advisors (Medical Representatives)

Job Details
Will be based in Cross Rivers, Enugu, Kogi, Kano, Lagos, Port Harcourt, Ibadan, Abuja, Kaduna, Akure reporting to the Sales Supervisor. 

•    Executing sales with an indispensable business ethical mind-set 
•    Establishing a data base of HCPs and KOLs 
•    One on one detailing to doctors & other HCPs 
•    Organizing continuing medical education (CME) sessions for HCPs 
•    Securing sales and business growth in the territory 
•    Securing public tenders 
•    Establishing a consultative relationship with customers 
•    Obtaining, utilizing, and communicating market information effectively 

•    Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy, Pharmacology, Biochemistry or Microbiology     . 
•    2 years' experience in promoting pharmaceutical products 
•    Pharmaceutical market knowledge 
•     Professional sales qualification is an added advantage



Sales Supervisor

Job Details
will be based in Lagos. The Sales Supervisor position refers to a Field Sales Manager role reporting to the Regional Manager, Nigeria and is a part of the Nigeria Management Team as well as the extended Middle Africa Management Team. 

•    Driving sales via the sales force with an indispensable business ethical mind-set 
•    Development and implementation of annual national sales plan, detailing activities to follow during the fiscal year with focus on meeting organizational objectives 
•    Actively pursuing commercial effectiveness approaches including segmentation and targeting in line with Novo Nordisk strategies 
•    Effectively participating in managing the. sales budget in Nigeria and ensuring the delivery of all sales activities within the agreed budget 
•    Working in collaboration with the direct reports to ensure full achievement of set financial targets 
•    Execution of in-depth on the job training, mentoring, and coaching activities with the sales force 
•    Analyzing and interpreting market information to develop proactive ideas to overcome market challenges 
•    Monitoring competitor activity 
•    Securing sales, public tenders, and overall, achieve business growth in the territory 

•    Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy, Pharmacology, Biochemistry or Microbiology 
•    At least 1 year experience in management of a sales team as a Field Sales Manager 
•    At least 4 years' experience in promoting pharmaceutical products 
•    Solid Nigerian Pharmaceutical market knowledge 
•    Professional sales qualification is an added advantage 
•    Fluency in written/spoken English

Method of Application

The expected employment date is 1st February, 2014. Kindly indicate which location or locations you are applying for in the title of the application e-mail e.g. 'Application for Medical Representative- Akure, Lagos, Kano. Applications which do not indicate the location preference, will not be taken into consideration.

If you think you have what it takes to join our winning team, please send your CV to Olatunbosun Odutayo at [email protected] no later than 24th December, 2013.


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