Sales Representative – On commission basis at Joint Medical Store (JMS)

Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Joint Medical Store (JMS) is a Church founded private not for profit organization whose mission is to supply medicines, medical equipment and related health care services of assured quality to the people of Uganda at affordable prices. JMS is therefore recruiting a qualified and experienced personnel for the following positions to join its dedicated team.

d. DIRECTORATE OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & PROCUREMENT

Sales Representative – On commission basis
Reports to; Manager Business Development and Marketing
Duty station; Field work
Supervises; None

Main purpose of the job
The Sales Representative will be responsible for implementing approved marketing and sales activities in a professional manner in order to meet the overall sales and marketing objectives of JMS in the assigned market segment.

Key duties and Responsibilities
a) Act as a liaison between JMS and the different stakeholders in the assigned region and resolve or report any pertinent issues.
b) Promote Joint Medical Store products and services in the assigned territory.
c) Recruit new customers for JMS and implement initiatives to retain them.
d) Provide relevant technical support to customers and stakeholders.
e) Prepare the ground for territorial events and marketing campaigns.
f) Conduct regular customer visits to get business, recruit new customers to grow our customer base.
g) Identify business opportunities through the tender system.
h) Introduce new products in the market to grow sales revenue.
i) Carry out market surveys to inform decision making on market strategies.
j) Identify new business opportunities and target to sell to particular customers’ segments.
k) Compile and submit reports in line with reporting lines.

Academic Qualifications
Minimum qualification is a Diploma in Pharmacy, Clinical Medicine, Nursing, or Medical Laboratory Technology or Degree in Biomedical engineering.

Additional training
• Good training and experience in marketing of pharmaceutical products is desirable.
• Computer literacy including experience in use of MS Word, Excel and Outlook.
• Proven experience in customer and market research.
• Strong clinical knowledge
• Valid class A driving license/Moto Cycle license.

Skills and Competencies
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Well-developed oral and written communication skills.
• Negotiation skills.
• Demonstrated high level of integrity in line with JMS values.
• Handling the pressure of achieving targets.
• Creativity.
• Resilience
• Time management skills
• Planning, organizational and prioritization skills

Only qualified candidates who meet all job requirements as indicated on the website are invited to submit their resume, copies of academic certificates, testimonials and three (3) referees including their day time telephone contact and email address. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

CLOSING DATE: 10th August, 2022 at 5:00 pm.

Please forward your applications to:
Manager, Human Resources and Administration
Joint Medical Store,
P. O. Box 4501, Kampala.
Email to HRA@jms.co.ug
OR hand deliver your application to Joint Medical Store (JMS), Plot 1828 Gogonya Road, Nsambya’