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Thursday, March 9, 2017
Marie Stopes Kenya Medical Detailer Job Vacancy
Marie Stopes Kenya
Job Vacancy: Medical Detailer
Probationary Period: 3 months
Contract type: Fixed term 2years
This post reports to the Pharmaceutical Services Manager. The purpose of the post is to ensure a sustained increase in the uptake of MSK social marketing products across all channels leading to a reduction in unsafe abortion and unintended pregnancies.
Marie Stopes Kenya is an NGO registered in Kenya. We are affiliated to Marie Stopes International. Together we deliver safe abortion, quality sexual and reproductive health care and family planning to millions of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable women.
We want to make sure that women have a choice when it comes to having children and that death by unsafe abortion is reduced.
The primary responsibility of this role is to further our Goal: THE PREVENTION OF UNWANTED BIRTHS and its mission of ensuring the individual’s right to: CHILDREN BY CHOICE NOT CHANCE
The post holder commits to and is held accountable to Marie Stopes’s global values: Mission Driven; Customer focused; Results Oriented; Pioneering; Sustainable; People Centered
1. Promote the sale of MSK pharmaceutical products to reach and exceed set sales targets
The activities include:
Book appointments and orders with doctors, pharmacists and hospital medical teams, which may include pre-arranged appointments.
Increase awareness and use of MSK pharmaceutical products e.g. Dissemination of IEC materials
Establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with medical staff and supporting administrative staff within MSK service delivery channels
Establish and maintain a database of active service providers and dispensing agents
Maintain keen focus on product quality concerns and raise all matters in consultation with line manager
Maintaining knowledge of new developments in the pharmaceutical sector, anticipating potential negative and positive impacts on the business and escalating the same to the line manager.
Key Performance Indicator
Monthly sales reports of actual units and revenue against target.
Number of visits / calls made to health providers vs. Targets
Number of MSK meetings attended and sensitised on Medical abortion
Monthly database analysis showing business volume and activity
Number of complaints received and addressed
Monthly market survey updates and intelligence reports
2. Training and value clarification of providers with the aim of reducing abortion stigma at individual, health provider and community levels
The activities include:
Conduct Continuous Medical Education (CMEs) around the project objectives and products to doctors, practice staff and nurses in GP surgeries, hospital doctors and pharmacists in the retail sector.
Conduct Value Clarification and Attitude Transformation (VCAT) sessions to respective county governments
Sponsor and attend annual professional meetings/ conferences
Participate in Community health workers (CHWs) meetings and Youth Peer Educators (YPEs) meetings
Key Performance Indicator
Monthly report on number of health care providers trained via CMEs sessions
Attendance of county health management team(CHMT) meetings
Number of meetings attended annually
Number of meetings and trainings attended
Additional duties as necessary and directed by the Pharmaceutical services manager
Skills and Experience
Qualifications & Experience:
Qualifications in B. Sc in Biomedical Sciences from a recognized institution
Previous experience in pharmaceutical marketing is key (at least 2 years in pharmaceutical marketing).
Computer skills is essential (making presentations, sales analysis with excel e.t.c)
Must be ready to travel a lot (up to 80%).
Must have a valid driving license and minimum two (2) years driving experience.
Always highly motivated and quite innovative
A high standard of written/spoken English and Kiswahili.
Ability to multi-task and able to work well under pressure
Good record-keeping skills with the ability to track and follow up on various requests
Demonstrated high attention to detail and ability to follow through tasks to completion
Punctual and reliable
Good organisation and prioritisation skills
Ability to work self directed and use initiative
Ability to work well in a team environment; good interpersonal and communication skills
Trustworthy and responsible
How to Apply
Applications quoting the position title with detailed CV, with contact details of 3 referees including their email addresses (1 of which should be your immediate supervisor, 1 former supervisor and 1 any other but not a relative) should be submitted to: firstname.lastname@example.org on or before 22nd March, 2017
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
NB: Please clearly indicate in the subject line as “Medical Detailer”