Sales Specialist - Science Division

*Reference: PS-CA-1*A well-established Company specialising in the distribution of diagnostic laboratory equipment to laboratories requires the above to ensure the delivery of the short- and long-term business objectives and performance targets of the science product portfolio.*Minimum requirements for the role:* * A BSc (Hons) degree in Life Sciences (Biochemistry, Molecular Biology) or a related qualification is essential for this role. * Previous experience having worked within a Sales, Marketing or Business Development Role or related role in the life sciences market is essential. * Existing relationships with Key Opinion Leaders in research areas is preferred. * Experience working with analytical science products will be advantageous. * Must have excellent communication skills, both oral and written. * Must have good selling, planning and organising skills. * Must be assertive, innovative, self-motivated and strong aptitude for customer service. * Must be fluent in English and Afrikaans. *The successful candidate will be responsible for:* * Achieving and exceeding sales and GP budgets within the territory, as well as relevant customer accounts and product budgets. * Promoting the Company product portfolio to existing and new Customers. * Implementing, monitoring and ensuring total territorial coverage. * Planning appointments and specifications for sales call. * Visiting Customers according to sales and customer strategy. * Effectively following up and concluding long term high value projects. * Complying with required internal processes and reporting to ultimately deliver growth and manage sales performance * Complying with Company quality system requirements. * Interacting with all stakeholders to be in line with business values and code of ethics. * Preparing and submitting sales and marketing strategies in line with the available budget. * Preparing sales and marketing material for the portfolio. * Developing and implementing marketing plans for advertising campaigns and launches of new products within product budgets. * Planning and organising sponsored events, congresses and lectures. * Providing Customers with relevant product information and resolving queries timeously. * Conveying good product knowledge to research, diagnostic and pathology Customers. * Continuously building relationships with all Stakeholders. * Compiling and submitting relevant internal reports as required. *Salary package, including benefits, is highly negotiable depending on experience gained.*R
Johannesburg, GT, ZA