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Sales Consultant

Maisha Meds
Full time
Apply by 24 June 2021

Job description

Maisha Meds is hiring! We’re looking for diligent, energetic, and hard working sales consultants with up to 2 years’ experience.

About Maisha Meds

Maisha Meds is focused on improving healthcare quality, affordability, and access in Africa. Since incorporating in 2017, we have grown to support over 150,000 patients monthly across Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda with our suite of software products. 

Pharmacies and clinics use our point of sale software to track their stock, our restocking system to order medicines from high quality suppliers, and our loyalty program tests a variety of payment systems and incentive structures to improve patient uptake of high-impact health products like malaria diagnostics and treatment, antenatal care commodities, and contraceptives. 

We measure our success by our ability to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare commodities for low-income patients across Africa.

The organization is at an exciting inflection point – we are currently testing our digital reimbursement model for improving malaria diagnosis and treatment alongside health economics research partners and global health funders. We are currently expanding our efforts in Tanzania and Uganda, with other countries to follow. We are moving towards supporting digital reimbursement for the 16 core areas that make up Universal Health Coverage (UHC) as defined by the World Health Organization. And we have begun to partner with global health funders, insurance companies, and pharmaceutical manufacturers to ensure that the diagnostics and therapies required to support UHC are always available at the last mile, no matter how far that last mile might be.

About the role

The sales consultants would be responsible for recruiting and on boarding pharmacies to use our point of sale system. This will include client identification, sales pitches, and client support in on boarding.

This role will help grow our presence in Kenya and will be based in Nairobi or Nakuru.

Responsibilities

  • Actively recruiting pharmacies to start using the Naisha Meds Point of Sale system
  • Acting as a point of contact between pharmacies and Maisha Meds
  • Recruiting pharmacies to sign up to the Maisha Meds loyalty program

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 years’ sales experience 
  • Ability to tap into local pharmacy networks
  • High degree of professionalism, integrity, strong organization and attention to detail
  • The applicant should possess a smartphone
  • Strong communication skills are an important component of this role, including written and spoken English & Kiswahili 
  • Minimum of a diploma in any field, preferably health sciences
  • Strong communication skills are an important component of this role including written and spoken English & Kiswahili
  • Able to establish and maintain lasting relationships
  • Growth mindset and enthusiasm for learning, feedback and continuous improvement
  • Humility and personal stability. We are looking for passionate professionals that combine strong leadership skills with good humor, patience, and a humble approach to service
  • Ability to roll up one’s sleeves and directly move projects forward

For prospective applicants without existing sales experience, please be clear in your application about why you think you would make a good sales agent for Maisha Meds.

Why You Should Join Us

Maisha Meds aims to leverage technology to solve problems that affect millions of people across sub-Saharan Africa. We can promise you an opportunity to drive real, quantifiable change that literally saves lives. We are dedicated to our work and care deeply about our product’s impact. You’ll join our small and friendly team to grow Maisha Meds into a company serving tens of millions of people across East Africa.

Start date is immediately.

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About Maisha Meds

Maisha Meds is an organization dedicated to improving health care in Africa. We began full-time operations in 2017 and over the past few years has grown to support over 1.5million patient encounters annually across Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Nigeria, and Zambia with our suite of software products. We are building the financial and technology infrastructure to enable global health funders to pay for health outcomes at the last mile, with a focus on malaria case management (and results from a RCT with UC Berkeley due out later this year), injectable contraceptives, prenatal care, HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis, and COVID testing and vaccination.

Our work is funded by USAID Development Innovation Ventures, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, Grand Challenges Canada, Pfizer, and others, and we are starting to build partnerships with multilateral global health funders, pharmaceutical companies, and national health insurance funds. We use data from our point of sale software to design programs that leverage financial incentives to improve uptake of high impact health products. And we measure our success by our ability to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare diagnosis, treatment, and prevention for low-income patients across Africa.

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