Thursday, 15 September 2016

Sales Specialist needed at General Electric

GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.


Job Title: Advanced Clinical Applications - Sales Specialist

Job Description

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Contribute to account plans where applicable at accounts covered by account managers/executives
  • 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

Qualifications

  • 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
  • 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


Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience in the Healthcare Industry
  • 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
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent negotiation & closing skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Able to travel 

Location
Lagos

Closing Date: Not Specified

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