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Cape Town, Western Cape
Are you interested in improving the lives of millions of people, working in a company that works with innovation and is a leader in diabetes? Join us and become a Sales Representative at Novo Nordisk South Africa.
About the department
Novo Nordisk South Africa is looking to appoint an experienced Sales Representative on a fixed-term contract for 12 months. As a sales representative you will be changing possibilities for people living with diabetes by promoting and selling Novo Nordisk diabetes products to selected targeted customers in the outlying and rural areas of Western Cape Area through implementation of the agreed marketing and sales strategies in a manner that is consistent with operational requirements and upholding the Novo Nordisk Way(NN Way).
The base location of this Sales Representative will be in the Western Cape Area, in South Africa, and will report directly to the Field Sales Manager of the Western Cape Region.
As a Sales Representative your key responsibilities will be to change the outcomes of people affected by the diseases that we are involved in, the success of which is measured by achieving sales targets and growth in the allocated territory, by promoting Novo Nordisk products. This will require that you execute sales strategies effectively, efficiently and ethically and participate as a member of a high performing team by sourcing and communicating market information to the team. The role will further require that you build consultative relationships with clinicians, pharmacists, nurses and other pharmaceutical and related stakeholders.
The ideal candidate will hold a University Degree/Diploma or equivalent in Medicine / Pharmacy / Biology or related Science or Paramedical qualification. Previous sales experience is preferred (experience with Diabetes an advantage) Excellent written and verbal communication skills and good command of English is required; Computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
The ideal candidate will also demonstrate an ability and passion to influence from patient-centered approach; strong attention to quality and detail; good planning and organisational skills and the agility and willingness to quickly adjust to new situations in a continuously developing environment; ability to engage people with different backgrounds (Science, business, etc.) and work within a diverse environment.
We are looking for a dynamic high-performer with a strong performance-driven track record who is highly engaged. Additional skills include good decision making and problem-solving skills and excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills and the ability to negotiate.
The candidate should also ideally demonstrate a willingness to collaborate with stakeholders and drive their personal development. These attributes coupled with the technical skills of analyzing sales Impact Rx will ensure success in this role.
Working at Novo Nordisk
At Novo Nordisk, we strive for excellence. You share the same passion and commitment as our employees in our journey to make a difference to patients’ lives. In exchange, we offer you the chance of a lifetime to work with extraordinary talent and benefit from unmatched opportunities for professional and personal development.
If you believe you are qualified and are willing to take the challenge, please send your motivation letter, CV and relevant documentation directly via our online application tool.
26 July 2019.
Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups as prescribed by Section 15 of the Employment Equity Act, No. 55 Of 1998.
Millions rely on us
To work for Novo Nordisk you will need the skills, dedication, and ambition to change lives for the better for millions of patients living with diabetes and other chronical diseases. In exchange, we offer the chance to be part of a truly global workplace, where passion and engagement are met with opportunities for professional and personal development.