Jobs at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), one of the world's leading research based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies, is committed to improving the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer.
GSK employs over 97,000 employees in over 100 countries worldwide.
GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Nigeria Plc is one of Africa's largest consumer healthcare companies, producing leading brands such as Lucozade, Ribena and Panadol.
First Line Sales Leader
Location: Lagos
Experience: 3 year(s)
Course of Study: Pharmacy
Required Grade: Not Specified
Requisition ID: WD43820
Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full Time

Job Details

    Provide leadership for the district team. Plan, execute and regularly evaluate activities in the team and territory in accordance with agreed business plan so as to achieve GSK’s commercial objectives.
    Develop annual Business Plans to implement company marketing and Sales strategies towards achieving overall company objective.
    Manage sales, customer service, marketing plan execution, supply chain and distribution of GSK Pharmaceutical products in the district.
    Articulate the objectives and activity target of the district team to direct reports and ensure their buy-in to deliver the stated results.
    Work collaboratively with cross functional teams on key customer needs, account objectives and implementation plans so as to ensure that the District business objectives are achieved
    Utilize value propositions to effectively drive commercial success of GSK and its brands
    Understand the wider healthcare system and leading practices and anticipate future accounts opportunities for growth
    Develop the sales competence of the team by continually evaluating performance, identifying competence gaps, designing improvement strategies in partnership with the individual team members and Commercial Excellence. Leading, training, retraining, coaching, supporting and inspiring them to achieve and exceed set goals with a clear line of sight between the activity measures and the lag measures
    Maintain district expenditure within acceptable limits.
    Spend not less than 60% of time on field coaching, building and maintaining effective relationship with key stakeholders; distribution channels, KEEs and other HCPs to assist in fostering healthy support for GSK products.
    Identify and develop new business opportunities and maximise the result.
    Develop customer acquisition, retention, advocacy and loyalty for all brands

Basic Qualifications

    Qualified Pharmacist with at least 3 years of experience in sales/account management. Medical representative work experience within pharmaceutical industry
    Key account management experience preferable
    Successful track record in selling branded products to hospital customers
    Knowledge of procurement within the private sector hospital service providers
    Demonstrable understanding of negotiating formulary inclusion & hospital contract purchasing
    Must be willing to work anywhere in Nigeria