March 02, 2016
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Nextzon Business Services Limited is recruiting for fulltime Sales Executive.

Job Details

Nextzon Business Services Limited - Our Client is a start-up mega drug distribution centre in the pharmaceutical sector located in Anambra State, and is looking to fill the role of:

Job Title: Sales Executive
Location: Anambra
Reports To: Head Sales

Purpose:
Securing the sales of a range of pharmaceutical products, while building and servicing long-term customer relationships.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains positive working relationships with customers
  • Arranging appointments with prospects, which may include pre-arranged appointments or regular ‘cold’ calling
  • Developing tactics for increasing opportunity to meet and talk to contacts in the pharmaceutical sector
  • Market range of pharmaceutical products to wholesalers and similar customers in the defined territory
  • Keeping up with latest clinical data; interpreting, presenting, and discussing this data with health professionals to project new trends and demand for drugs
  • Provide detailed market information on products, prices and the activities of competitors
  • Maintaining Knowledge of new developments in the health sector, anticipating potential negative and positive impacts on the business and adapting strategy accordingly
  • Opening and closing sales properly to win prospective customers
  • Distribution and Sales of complete product range in the defined territory
  • To actively participate in any promotions agreed upon by the organisation
  • Recruit and recommend distributors at each of the existing and emerging markets on Monthly basis
  • Ensure collection of outstanding debts, and keep sales to debtors’ ratio within the acceptable limit
  • Meet the company monthly set target.

Job Requirements

Min Required Experience:

5 year(s)

Min Qualification:

Bachelor's Degree/HND

Desired Courses:

Not Specified

Other Requirements:

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Experience in marketing and sales
  • Knowledge of contracting, negotiating, and distribution network
  • Strong analytical, numerical and problem solving ability
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, interpersonal and team-work skills
  • Ability to do business planning analysis and influence management
  • Ability to present complex statistical data and financial information, both verbal & written, in a clear and concise manner
  • Proven ability in the preparation of meaningful and accurate forecasts and budgets
  • Proven ability in market intelligence and value chain
  • Demonstrable management ability in the areas of cost control
  • Strong organisational and time management skills, including the ability to manage sales teams.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A good first Degree in Marketing or in the Social Sciences
  • An second degree in a relevant course is required
  • Membership of relevant professional bodies
  • Age below 35 years
  • Minimum of 5 years sales management experience in the FMCG sector, with at least 3 of the years spent in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Verifiable track record of delivering sustainable top line sales growth (references may be requested)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the south-east market.

Application Closing Date:
9th March, 2016.

How to Apply:
Interested and qualified candidates should send their resumes (as an attachment), stating the reference code SALOFCR0026 as the subject of the email

Note: 
All applications will be treated in strict confidence. Only shortlisted candidates who apply correctly will be contacted. 

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About Nextzon Business Services Limited

  • Type: Private
  • Headquarters: 1 Rachael Nwangwu Close, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos, Nigeria

NEXTZON Business Services Limited was incorporated on 7th March, 2005 to carry on business as a corporate venturing and management/business advisory company. It also assists businesses in op...Know More about Nextzon Business Services Limited

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