Business Development & Marketing Supervisor

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Mission for Essential Drugs and Supplies

Mission for Essential Drugs and Supplies (MEDS) is a faith-based health solutions provider founded by an ecumenical partnership of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) and the Christian Health Association of Kenya (CHAK). The Organization’s core mandate is to provide reliable and affordable Health Products and Technologies, Quality Assurance and Health Systems Strengthening Services MEDS was established in 1986 and serves clients spread all over Kenya, other regions in Africa and beyond.

The position will report to the Business Development & Marketing Manager and will be responsible for implementing marketing strategies to grow organizational business across all products.

Key responsibilities:

  1. Monitor strategy implementation to ensure business growth is aligned with strategy
  2. Establish and maintain relationships with other sections to enhance the growth of business
  3. Work with field officers on approaches to growing new and existing business
  4. Train the team on sales techniques and give advice
  5. Attend meetings with customers alongside the field officer on ad hoc basis
  6. Identify marketing opportunities by identifying consumer requirements; defining market, competitor’s share, and competitor’s strengths and weaknesses; forecasting projected business; establishing targeted market share
  7. Sustain rapport with key accounts by making periodic visits; exploring specific needs; anticipating new opportunities

Job requirements:

  1. Degree in Health Sciences related Course (pharmacy or medical laboratory sciences or clinical medicine or medicine & surgery or nursing or public health) with Diploma in Marketing OR
  2. Bachelor of Commerce or Business Administration with Diploma in Health Sciences (pharmacy or medical laboratory sciences or clinical medicine or medicine & surgery or nursing or public health)
  3. MBA is an added advantage
  4. At least seven years of experience in marketing health products and technologies in large sized supply chain organizations or multinationals of which 3 years in supervising marketing field force
  5. Registration with relevant health professional body
  6. Functional skills: competencies in Statistical analysis, Communication, sales and marketing problem solving, and negotiation skills
  7. Clean driving licence with over five years of continuous driving experience
  8. Behavioural competencies and attitude: High level of integrity, interpersonal relations, self-driven, business acumen, excellent customer service and social intelligence

How to apply

If you fit this profile, kindly email your written application and CV stating your current and expected salary to [email protected]

(only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to)

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