Sales Lead needed at Lifebank Ethiopia Cold Chain Logistic Services PLC

Doctors Online Ethiopia, November 24 2021
Job Description:
Function of the Role

The Sales lead will be responsible for promoting LifeBank Ethiopia and its products to hospitals and other care centres. She/he will build market positions for LifeBank Ethiopia by identifying, developing and negotiating business relationships that translate into sales. S/he will work to grow the client base of the company, foster client relationships and develop new opportunities for LifeBank Ethiopia’s products and services.

Key Responsibilities

  • Frame LifeBank’s sales strategies in Ethiopia
  • Schedule and conduct sales appointments with key resource personnel of hospitals and suppliers e.g. blood banks, hospitals, laboratories  to sell LifeBank products
  • Work with the marketing and sales manager to prepare and deliver suitable sales pitches, proposals and presentations to prospective LifeBank customers
  • Work in line with company policy to achieve set sales targets and outcomes within schedule
  • Establish, develop and maintain positive business and customer relationships
  • Provide daily call reports as well as weekly and monthly report of sales efforts in marked sales territory
  • Organize sales campaigns to create awareness and increase product publicity
  • Regularly follow up with signed hospitals and blood banks to ensure they are using the app and placing orders
  • Resolve customer complaints by investigating problems; developing solutions; preparing reports and making recommendations to management
  • Develop strategies for increasing opportunities to meet and talk to contacts in the medical and healthcare sector;
  • Coordinate all issues with key clients between sales, fulfillment and customer support
  • Stay informed about the activities of health services in a particular area.
  • Expert level knowledge of department processes and products to serve as the first line of support in resolving internal and external customer issues.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Have a deep desire to work in the startup industry
  • Sociable and friendly
  • Confident and pleasant
  • Loves a challenge

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Work in the office
  • Visit prospective client sites
  • Will be required to write proposals and reports
  • Will be required to work overtime, on weekends and travel if necessary

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS

  • The sales lead will report to the country CEO.
Job Requirements:
Educational Qualification

  • B.A/B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Marketing, Business, Finance, Pharmacy or related

Experience

  •  2-4 years experience in direct sales.
  • Proven work experience as a business development lead is preferable.
  • Experience in the medical/ pharmaceutical industry is also required.

Skills and Abilities

  • Highly analytical with a drive for numbers
  • High level of professionalism
  • Result-oriented team player with exceptional motivation and interpersonal skills.
  • Relationship management skills and openness to feedback
  • Excellent selling, communication and negotiation skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • High proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Must be able to prepare management reports and correspondence
  • Good initiative, time and stress management skills
How To Apply:
Interested applicants should send a non-returnable C.V., application letter outlining how their experience and education fit this vacancy to team@lifebank.ng  and Geremew@lifebank.et

Candidates are needed urgently

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

Deadline: 12.04.2021
Location: Addis Ababa
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