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Sales & Applications Specialist : BD Diagnostics, Pre Analytical Systems (PAS) Job Vacancy

BD is a leading global medical technology company that develops, manufactures and sells medical devices, instrument systems and reagents.

The Company is dedicated to improving people's health throughout the world. BD is focused on improving drug delivery, enhancing the quality and speed of diagnosing infectious diseases and cancers, and advancing research, discovery and production of new drugs and vaccines.

BD's capabilities are instrumental in combating many of the world's most pressing diseases.

Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, BD employs approximately 28,000 people in approximately 50 countries throughout the world.

The Company serves healthcare institutions, life science researchers, clinical laboratories, the pharmaceutical industry and the general public.

BD is seeking to engage suitably qualified and experienced individuals to fill the following vacancies:

Sales & Applications Specialist : BD Diagnostics, Pre Analytical Systems (PAS)

 East Africa

Key responsibilities:
  • Work closely with distributors representatives and customers to promote PAS products within East Africa
  • Undertake market research and analysis, keeping up to date information and customer records
  • Actively work towards achieving business objectives
  • Ensure BD’s professional and ethical standards are maintained
  • Develop relationships customers and key opinion leaders to and reinforce BD leadership in Pre – Analytical Systems
Education and Qualifications:
  • Degree/diploma level in life sciences or nursing
  • Relevant marketing, business or professional experience will be an added advantage
Professional Skills and Experience:
  • Must have at least 2 years experience in the health care environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to successfully translate and implement business plans and sales strategies
  • Innovation and understanding of markets and services
Interpersonal and Social Skills required for both positions:
  • Highly talented in coaching and teaching skills
  • Strong focus on customer support
  • Commitment to team work and co-operation
  • Strong technical writing skills
  • International outlook and cultural sensitivity
  • Accepts personal responsibility and has high ethical values
  • Ability to work within a matrix environment
Other Requirements:
  • Candidates must be fluent in English (written and spoken). Additional fluency in Swahili will be an added advantage
  • Ability to work independently and be prepared for frequent travel within E. Africa and all International BD locations
If you meet the above criteria, please send your detailed CV with a handwritten cover letter, daytime contacts, copies of your academic and professional certificates to:

The Human Resources Manager
Becton Dickinson East Africa
P.O. Box 76613 – 00508
Nairobi, Kenya.

Closing date: 08th October 2010

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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