Account Manager – Life Science at Merck Group

Merck Group – As a vibrant science and technology company, we believe in science as a force for good. We make a positive difference in millions of people’s lives. Merck uses science to drive human progress. Our passion for science and technology is what drives our 58,000 employees across 66 countries to find solutions to some of today’s toughest challenges and create more sustainable ways to live.

We are here for people at every step, helping create, improve and prolong life. We deliver personalized treatments for serious diseases and enable people to achieve their dream of becoming parents. We empower the scientific community.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Account Manager – Life Science

Job Requisition ID: 240587
Location: Lagos
Career Level:  C – Professional (1 – 3 years)

Your Role

  • A great opportunity has opened in our Life Sciences Team. We are looking to hire an Account Manager for NIGERIA. In this position you will be responsible for increasing revenue and margin growth of Research & Applied (R&A) product portfolio in NIGERIA.
  • You will actively develop the R&A business of the Life Science business in NIGERIA in the relevant market segments (Pharma, Academia, Food & Beverage, Oil & Mining, Industry).
  • In order to achieve this, you will have to build strong commercial relationships with current key account customers and also business partners in order to develop the business.
  • You will provide high level product and technical information regarding products to the customers, dealers and sub-dealers.
  • Your main role will be to support the distributor sales team to position the various portfolios in the market while being responsible for the effective tactical implementation of market development strategies and programs
  • You will also develop long-term relationship with customers as well as identifying new business opportunities and follow-up customer projects with excellent and productive time management to meet customer expectations.
  • You will be supported by and collaborate with our internal team in order to facilitate meeting the objectives
  • You will also be responsible for R&A activities complying with all (local) laws and regulations applicable to its business and ensure overall the successful initiation and completion of assigned projects.

Who You Are

  • Degree in Life Science / Biochemistry / Chemistry / Pharmacy / Microbiology
  • 1 – 3 years experience.
  • Written and verbal proficiency of English.
  • Strong communication, presentation and influencing skills.
  • Proven relevant working experience (in laboratory reagents, equipment, instrumentation) and/or sales skills in life sciences field.
  • Proven ability to be effective within a matrix organization.
  • Collaborative, Innovative, Results and customer Driven, Strategic Thinking

What We Offer

  • With us, 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!

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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