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BioMonitoring Sales Specialist

A career at Merck is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 51,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and electronics. For more than 352 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Operational and Administrative:

  • Establish and maintain a record of all customer details with contact names and other pertinent information.
  • Maintain a record of all customer visits, and feedback information to the Biomonitoring Sales and Marketing staff on Products promoted to these customers through the Customer Relationship Management System (CRM) on a regular basis.
  • Regularly advise management regarding potential methods of business improvement.
  • Comply with the face to face call rate as requested by the Biomonitoring Sales Manager.
  • Provide monthly reports on activities and sales results to the Biomonitoring Sales Manager.
  • Prepare small quotes for customers and forward to the Quotes Officer.
  • Attend company meetings, exhibitions, sales conferences and training courses as requested.
  • Maintain company equipment and have a due regard for the security of all items, including car, laptop computer, mobile phone, sample stock and literature etc.
  • Be accurate and punctual in matters of administration of business, including personal expenses as per company guidelines.
  • Report on key achievements relating to objectives on a weekly basis.
  • General duties as directed by the Biomonitoring Sales Manager or other authorised person.

Commercial and Financial:

  • Develop objectives, strategies and tactics to expand sales within your customer base.
  • Perform all work with consideration to the economical use of resources.
  • Monitor sales results against budgets within the allocated customer base and take appropriate action.
  • Maintain an awareness of market trends and competitor activities and report these to the Sales Manager regularly.
  • At all times, maintain an acceptable standard of appearance and demeanour and act as an ambassador for the company.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Must have knowledge of scientific processes and products.

EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS NECCESSARY:

  • Must have a Bachelor of Science or equivalent experience.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s licence.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Must have previous scientific sales experience, preferably in pharmaceutical, environmental or food industries.
  • Experience in a laboratory will be well regarded.

OTHER INCLUDING PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Should be computer literate.
  • Must be able to work autonomously from a home base.
  • Must be able to demonstrate excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Must be self-motivated and energetic.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills are essential as are analytical and conceptual skills.
  • Effective demonstration of an ongoing commitment to OH&S to ensure protection of health and safety in the workplace is crucial.

What we offer: At Merck, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

Curious? Apply and find more information

Job Requisition ID:  222457
Location:  Bayswater
Career Level:  D - Professional (4-9 years)
Working time model:  full-time

Careers during Covid-19
Thank you for visiting our careers website, we are always looking for curious minds to join our teams. We understand how much the world is being impacted by the Covid-19 crisis and we want to assure you that your safety is very important to us. To ensure that everyone’s health is protected, instead of a standard face-to-face interview, it is likely that you will be offered alternative digital interview options.

US Disclosure
The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

North America Disclosure
The Company is committed to accessibility in its workplaces, including during the job application process. Applicants who may require accommodation during the application process should speak with our HR Services team at 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday.


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