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Job Vacancies at Bayer (EA) Ltd Kenya

Bayer is a research-based, growth-orientated global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of healthcare, agriculture and high-tech materials. 

Our products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life.In order to further support the growth and business development in East Africa, we are looking for experienced and motivated candidates for the positions of:

Accounts Representative
Ref No. 2015/HR/BMS-001
Reporting to the Bayer Material Science Representative, the job holder will be responsible for providing high level of sales support service.

Major Tasks of the Position
  • Communicate all business decisions taken by management to the customer
  • Support concluding agreements with customers and commercial terms based upon decisions taken by the Principal according the company policy and rules.
  • Collects and analyses market intelligence about the relevant region
  • Support Account Managers EMEA for the development of the EMEA sales strategy
  • Analyses and interprets customers’ related financial statistics and other business relevant data and reports to the responsible Account Manager
  • Supports the development of the sales plan
  • Coordinates all account related business activities
  • Represents the Company in local industry associations
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Commercial/ business/ and or Chemical discipline related field or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 years’ business experience in sales
  • Selling skills
  • Computer Skills in MS office, SAP R/3.
  • Ability to make sense of complex and high quantity information to effectively solve problems
  • Ability to build partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Ability to focus on highest priorities and set aside less critical tasks.
  • Anticipate customer needs and provide services that are beyond customer expectations.
  • Ability to persist in accomplishing objectives with minimum supervision.
  • Effective communication skills in relating to diverse customers.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

Medical Advisor
Ref No. 2015/HR/BHC-009
The position holder will be responsible for medical activities on the territory of Middle African countries, the complete product portfolio of Bayer Pharma and, as necessary, for Bayer Consumer Care products.

He / She will ensure the approval and dissemination of balanced, substantiated and relevant information about the company’s products. Another important part of the position’s tasks is to establish and develop stable and honest relationships with Thought Leaders and Healthcare professionals. 

The incumbent will be a source of expertise to advise on medical aspects of the conduct of observational studies, domestic studies, commercial activities and product support.

Major Tasks / Duties
Medical Governance
  • Review and preliminary approval of advertising and promotional materials for medical content according to the company guidance and in compliance with the local legislation, provision of preliminary approved promotional materials for final approval by Medical Director / Medical Governance Officer.
  • Review and preliminary approval of presentations by independent speakers, provide presentations for final approval by Medical Director.
  • Support of healthcare professionals and Thought Leaders (TL’s) in preparation of non-promotional presentations, provision of the most modern and comprehensive information about the company products.
  • Review of scientific agenda of professional events organized and/or sponsored by the company.
  • Oversee medical aspects of the company activities connected to all therapeutic areas: review of scientific publications, TL development programs, and local scientific/educational events (support in preparation of content and agenda, review and approval internal and external speaker’s/lector’s presentations as well as all other materials related to the event).
  • Oversee process of Key Opinion Leader (TL) management at country / sub-regional level and serve as liaison with TLs on a country/ sub-regional level.
  • Monitor country/ sub-regional level medical product strategies and portfolio and communicate specific needs for portfolio to the Country Medical Director and to the CDH.
  • Provide medical support for in- and out-licensing activities when requested.
  • Provide expertise for press releases, Q&A, product monographs, brochures and field communications for the entire portfolio and assist in issue management
  • Training of marketing and sales colleagues on products and therapeutic areas as requested, medical product trainings for newcomers.
  • Provide medical advice for all study types which are being planned and conducted in responsibility of the Medical Department.
  • Develop study documents and coordinate activities with regards to Non-interventional studies (NIS) in the country, including budgetary planning and cost monitoring, if necessary.
Medical Information
  • Accountable for the medical accuracy and correctness and for the ethical tenability of any information provided by the company on medical topics
  • Ensures that all information requests coming from customers, users or patients are managed according to the relevant procedures.
  • Ensure that any promotional and educational materials distributed by or on behalf of the company in the respective country has been approved according to the relevant procedure.
  • Ensure that any press release or publication of any nature issued by or on behalf of the company in the respective country has been locally checked for suitability and compliance with the standards mentioned above.
  • Provide trainings for personnel on Medical Inquiries handling.
  • Develop standard answers on Frequently Asked Questions for internal use when necessary.
  • Assists in developing medical sections of the package insert and product monographs when requested.
Qualification and Experience
  • Degree on Human Medicine (MD), scientific degree (PhD/ doctoral) or experience in research/study management.
  • Preferably 2 to 5 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry in Medical Affairs, Clinical Development or related positions
  • Experience in the therapeutic areas covered by the regional organization; clinical experience in some of those therapeutic areas.
  • English language - fluent (written and spoken)
  • MS office – proficient user
How to Apply:
If you meet the above requirements, please send your application letter, a detailed CV with three professional referees (quoting the reference number above on the application letter and e-mail subject) not later than 144h April 2015 to:

The Human Resources Manager

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