Leanership internship in South Africa

Adcock Ingram: Graduate Learnership/Programme

Adcock Ingram invites South African unemployed youth to apply for a Graduate Learnership/Programme for a period of 12 months.

Position: Pharmacy Sales Representative (Graduate Learnership/Programme)
Duration: 12 months contract
Location: Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
Closing Date: June 17, 2024

Your personal information will be securely stored by the Human Capital Department and retained for up to 12 months after the application process closure if your application is unsuccessful. If hired, your data will be transferred to your personal employee file.

By applying for this position, you consent to the processing of your personal information.

We reserve the right to make an appointment. If you have not heard from us within 30 days of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted candidates.

Reporting to: Pharmacy Sales Manager – Prescription Division

Job Purpose:
The opportunity to gain working experience in a South African pharmaceutical company. The objective of the learnership/programme is to provide newly qualified graduates with meaningful workplace experience in sales and marketing, working as a Sales Representative in the Prescription division at Adcock Ingram.

Required Learning:

  • Matric plus any of the following B degrees or Honours:
    • Business Administration
    • Marketing
    • Physiology
    • Anatomy and Physiology
    • Pharmacology
    • Biotechnology
    • Anatomy
    • Medical Bioscience
    • Biology
  • Driver’s licence
  • Sales experience of 0-2 years
  • Currently unemployed
  • Younger than 35 years

Key Job Outputs:

  • Constantly achieve individual, regional, and divisional sales targets.
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with Independent and Retail Pharmacies.
  • Ensure adherence to product marketing strategy through stock level management, merchandising, and promotional activity at pharmacies and dispensaries.
  • Identify market opportunities for new products and business growth areas.
  • Successfully implement sales and marketing strategies.
  • Analyze regional sales, competitor, and market share data, and develop strategies and action plans to maximize sales potential in the respective area.
  • Respond adequately and professionally to customer complaints and queries.

Meet the Requirements of the Role With Regards to:

  • Call rates
  • Coverage
  • Sales targets
  • Call logging
  • Sales analysis

Core Competencies:

  • Intermediate Computer Literacy (MS Package)
  • Good interpersonal skills and self-driven/starter
  • Results-driven
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills
  • Self-motivated, taking initiative
  • Service-oriented
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Must be able to work in a team and/or independently
  • Outstanding organizational and time-management skills

Interested parties who meet the above requirements may e-mail airx.recruitment@adcock.com

  • NSFAS funding will serve as an added advantage.
  • Application closing date is June 17, 2024.

Adcock Ingram: Graduate Learnership/Programme

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