Job opportunity for Medical Detailer at Marie Stopes International

Job Title:  Medical Detailer

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 Experience: 

  • 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 for the job:

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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