GE Healthcare Job for an Advanced Clinical Applications – Sales Specialist

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GE Healthcare is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Advanced Clinical Applications – Sales Specialist
Job Number: 2727715
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Business: GE Healthcare
Business Segment: Healthcare Life Care Solutions
Job Description

  • Proven and progressive previous experience in
    sales/services/promotion to C-suite and technical decision makers e.g.
    CEOs, Strategic Planning Directors, Facilities/Estates managers,
    Biomedical Engineers, nursing staff, medical specialty staff
    (Anesthesiology, Radiology, Intensive care, Nuclear Physicists etc.)

Role Summary/Purpose

  • Responsible for creating and winning sales opportunities for their products/solutions/services.
  • This role is the clinical/technical and sales expert for his/her
    assigned products, solutions/services, and is expected to be able to
    differentiate GE’s offerings; convey compelling value proposition;
    lead the opportunity; qualify customer needs; develop and present
    solutions proposals and quotations; and respond to customers’
    questions in order to successfully close sales.

Essential Responsibilities
Financial Performance:

  • Is accountable to achieve Product/Solutions/Service orders and sales OP target for assigned accounts and or territory
  • Provide input to deal pricing strategy and ensure pricing compliance for segment opportunities
  • Forecast orders and sales within the applicable sales funnel
    tools and reports for their products/solutions/services in their
    assigned territory/accounts

Territory & Account Management:

  • Create business plans for territory/assigned accounts including,
    but not limited to opportunity development, competitive strategies
    and targets
  • Build strong business relationships and formulate account
    strategies and plans to continuously strengthen relationships within the
    assigned accounts/ territory. Identify & respond to key account
    technical and departmental decision makers’ needs and maintain customer
    contact records in the relevant CRM tools
  • Continuously develop and improve a network of key opinion leaders within the assigned territory
  • Track and communicate market trends to/from the field including
    competitor data, and develop and lead effective counter-strategies

Product & Market Expertise:

  • Maintain up to date detailed knowledge of their product /
    services. Be able to present and discuss the technology and clinical
    benefits in terms which are relevant to customers
  • Maintain up to date market and competitor knowledge related to their product/solutions/services
  • Differentiate assigned product offering during the various
    stages of the sales process, effectively using GE resources and approved
    product marketing and product promotion material to actively support
    the customer through their decision making process towards a
    successful outcome for GE
  • Represent the company at relevant medical conferences and technical exhibitions to promote product/solution and company
  • Continuously update their understanding the customers changing clinical and/or operational issues and challenges
  • Create viable product configurations which meet customer needs effectively, while achieving optimum margin for GE
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Opportunity management:

  • Identify and create new opportunities and work with sales
    leaders and account teams (where applicable) to continuously increase
    prospect funnel
  • Drive tender/bid process including the needs qualification,
    vendor selection, quotation and closure of their
    product/solution/service opportunities to meet orders, sales and margin
    targets as well as to maximize customer satisfaction assigned
    territory
  • Continuously educate and coach account team members on their product/service/solution strategy and offerings
  • Collaborate with and leverage subject matter experts and other
    resources within GEHC channels to build relationships and secure
    business
  • Share and follow-up identified leads to other product lines within own accounts and or One GEHC accounts
  • Create and maintain opportunities in the applicable sales funnel tool and/or CRM tools
  • Ownership of order and configuration quality at the point of
    entry to ensure accuracy, configuration integrity and that all
    requirements are tied to documented customer inputs
  • Estimate date of delivery to customer based on knowledge of the
    company’s production and delivery schedules ensuring fulfillment of
    the order is according to customer expectations and enhances customer
    satisfaction
  • One GEHC teamwork
  • Contribute to account plans where applicable at accounts covered by account managers/executives

Compliance:

  • Adhere to and uphold highest standards of compliance to relevant
    international and local Regulatory and GE Healthcare Promotional
    Codes
  • Adhere to all applicable GE and GE Healthcare compliance policies, codes and training requirements
  • Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or minimum 5 years of selling experience in a
    Medical, Healthcare or Technical field (e.g. Biomedical Engineering,
    Medical Physics) or Life Sciences field.
  • Previous experience in the Healthcare Industry.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent negotiation & closing skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Able to travel
  • Valid motor vehicle license
  • A valid NYSC discharge or exemption certificate will be required (please indicate clearly on your resume)
  • Must have valid authorization to work full-time without any restriction in Nigeria
  • Ability to interface with both internal team members and external customers as part of solutions based sales approach
  • Ability to energize, develop and build rapport at all levels within an organization
  • Strong capacity and drive to develop career
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in local language as well as good command of English
  • Ability to synthesize complex issues and communicate in simple messages
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Quality Specific Goals:

  • Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality
    Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and
    applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position
  • Maintain knowledge of and understand all applicable Global
    Privacy and Anti-Competition Policies and operate within them to ensure
    that no company policy or Local/ Int’l Law is broken.
  • Maintain knowledge of and understand all applicable
    Environmental Health Policies (including but not limited to GE
    Healthcare EHS Policies, GE Healthcare Fleet Rules, etc.) and operate
    within them to ensure that no company policy or local / Int’l Law is
    broken.
  • Drive continuous improvement on all related processes, work
    instructions, and procedures to ensure ongoing standardization and
    simplification of the Quality Management System.
  • Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines
  • Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required

Desired Characteristics

  • Matter of expertise in local Healthcare Legislation and regulations
  • Exposure to business coaching within SME environment
  • MBA desirable, ability to analyze business models
  • Experience in managing sales channels of multiple products in Healthcare equipment sales and flow business sales
  • Direct and/ or indirect leadership experience


How to Apply

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