Marie Stopes International (MSI) Career Opportunity – Medical Detailer

Job Title:  Medical Detailer
Organization: Marie Stopes International (MSI)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About MSI:
Marie Stopes International (MSI) exists to bring quality family
planning and reproductive healthcare to the world’s poorest and most vulnerable
people. We’ve been delivering family planning, safe abortion, and maternal
health services for over 35 years. Millions of women worldwide turn to us for
help each year, whether in limiting the size of their families, or avoiding
dangerous complications in pregnancy or unsafe abortion.
Job Summary: The Medical
Detailer will be responsible for marketing and distribution of MSU’s range of
pharmaceutical products and meet set objectives that earn an agreed revenue
target or sales quota by identifying and gaining business from new and existing
clients and ensure that the customer has complete satisfaction when dealing
with MSU.
Key Duties and 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
  • Actively
    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.
  • Works
    closely with 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, Skills and
  • The
    ideal candidate should hold a Degree in Science/Pharmacy, Commerce or
    Business Administration
  • At
    least four years’ experience with robust pharmaceutical sales and
    specialisation in sales or marketing of health products.
  • Hard
    working and persuasive
  • Quick
    decision making and highly intelligent
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills
  • Hard
    working and persuasive
  • Flair
    for sales
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join Marie Stopes are strongly encouraged to
send an updated CV and cover letter by email to
NB: Please do not attach transcripts
Deadline: 9th April, 2015 by 5pm

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