Sales Representative - Pharmacies (Ref: CKSR)
Remuneration: Market Related (With Benefits)

Position in the Sales sector in Durban - Kwa- Zulu Natal
Posted On Thursday 11 July 2019
Job Description:

Client in the Pharmaceutical Industry has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and goal-oriented Sales Representative for Pharmacies. The main objectives of the role are to visit clients on a regular basis, engage in discussions regarding a variety of medications and the prescription usage thereof and reaching monthly and quarterly targets.

Main job function

Planning - when to see which clients

Calling on (visiting) clients (GP’s)

Administration - any reports necessary, logging of calls, recording of information, etc.

Travelling - country trips, etc.

Working hours - Monday to Friday 08:00 - 17:00, sometimes extra hours when needed

Weekends - no weekend work but if there are cycle meetings or product launches and training, then weekends may be required

Evening dinners - taking clients out to dinner once per week


Pharmacy - discussing the products, the benefits of the products, having a commercial discussion, etc.

Country Trip

Country trips are an essential and non-negotiable part of the sales representative job function

Required to travel away from home for a period of a 5 to 7 days (full week) to see clients

This trip occurs once a month for the Pharmacy position


Training is 8 Weeks long and is completed in Johannesburg

All costs are covered - accommodation, meals, flights (if applicable). The representative will also receive full salary while on training


Any degree preferably accounts related

Must have pure mathematics in school (not math literacy) - must have A to C symbol 

Experience within the Pharmaceutical Industry

Graduates wanting to work in the Pharmaceutical Industry

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Christelle Kritzinger