Demand Creation Representative at Population Services International (PSI)

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January 15, 2023 0 Comments

Population Services International (PSI) is the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to be healthy by providing access to products and services that range from mosquito nets to HIV testing. There are over 7,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a motivated group of entrepreneurs and professionals with a diverse range of backgrounds all the way from the medical industry to the music business, all with unique skills we bring to the job.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Demand Creation Representative

Locations: Abuja, Lagos, Kano, Ibadan – Oyo, Onitsha – Anambra and Port Harcourt – Rivers

Responsibilities

  • Effectively and efficiently cover assigned territory and maintain a list of healthcare providers/customers by building business relationships with them and ensuring adequate distribution.
  • Cover hospitals, clinics, maternity homes, PPMVs, pharmacies, supermarkets, convenience stores and individual providers regularly to ensure availability of our products.
  • Achieve monthly sales target and cash collection.
  • Write and send meaningful field sales report with photos.
  • Act as a link between the organization and the providers and execute the sales/distribution, medical detailing objectives, build capacity of the providers, identify and report training needs of providers accordingly.
  • Building the organization’s image in the respective working areas and territories.
  • Diligently implement the medical detailing program of the organization in the area of responsibility and educate providers on family planning and the various contraceptive methods.
  • Implement number of calls daily, visit all distribution channels as specified, achieve sales target and merchandise as per organization’s guidelines and standards.

Requirements

  • Hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy / Pharmacology / Biological Sciences.
  • 2 – 3 years medical detailing experience with a multinational pharmaceutical company.
  • Be prepared to travel frequently within the assigned territory.
  • Must possess a high level of integrity and responsibility.
  • Passionate about working on international health and development, with a focus on all reproductive health issues.
  • Proven ability to work with many people across diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to juggle multiple competing deadlines while staying organized and paying special attention to details.
  • Ability to drive organization vehicle and has a valid driver’s license.
  • Advanced presentation, analytical and communication skills (oral and written)
  • Should be market oriented.
  • Good computer skills (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and QuickBooks).
  • Strong customer service, interpersonal skills, and professional disposition
  • Understanding of medical ethics principles.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills (including written, oral and presentation skills)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft packages (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
  • Extensive knowledge of marketing strategies, channels, and branding
  • Attention to details and good medical detailing skills
  • Strong problem solving & analytical skills

The candidate we hire will embody PSI’s corporate values:

  • Measurement: You use hard evidence to make decisions and guide your work. You set clear goalposts in advance and explain clearly if you need to move them.
  • Pragmatism: You will strive to deliver the best possible result with the resources available. You will not be paralyzed by a need to make things perfect.
  • Honesty: You own your mistakes and are open about your shortcomings – it is the only way you will learn and improve.
  • Collaboration: You will quickly establish a mental map of whom you can rely on for what, on your team, at headquarters, and in our country offices – if you try to do it all yourself, you will not succeed.
  • Trust: You accept limits to your sphere of control and give colleagues the benefit of the doubt.
  • Commitment: You are in it for the long-haul and want to grow with the organization, just like PSI serves its consumers and partners with host-country governments through thick and thin.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Comprehensive CV / Resume and Cover Letter as one PDF / Word document to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Application Deadline  27th January, 2023.

Note

  • Applications shall be reviewed on rolling bases.
  • Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply