Medical Sales Representative in Lagos, Nigeria

Health, Wellness and Fitness
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

  • arranging appointments with doctors, pharmacists and hospital medical teams, which may include pre-arranged appointments or regular 'cold' calling;
  • making presentations to pharmacists and medical teams. Presentations may take place during the day, or may be conducted in the evenings;
  • organising conferences for pharmacists and other medical staff;
  • building and maintaining positive working relationships with medical staff and supporting administrative staff;
  • managing budgets (for catering, outside speakers, conferences, hospitality, etc.);
  • keeping detailed records of all contacts;
  • reaching (and if possible exceeding) annual sales targets;
  • planning work schedules and weekly and monthly timetables. This may involve working with the area sales team or discussing future targets with the area sales manager. Generally, medical sales executives have their own regional area of responsibility and plan how and when to target health professions;
  • regularly attending company meetings, technical data presentations and briefings;
  • keeping up to date with the latest clinical data supplied by the company, and interpreting, presenting and discussing this data with health professionals during presentations;
  • monitoring competitor activity and competitors' products;
  • maintaining knowledge of new developments in the National Health Service (NHS), anticipating potential negative and positive impacts on the business and adapting strategy accordingly;
  • developing strategies for increasing opportunities to meet and talk to contacts in the medical and healthcare sector;
  • staying informed about the activities of health services in a particular area.


graduate degree in a related field such as biology, chemistry, zoology or health care administration. Also a degree in business administration may be necessary with experience in a health care setting.

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