Medical Sales Representative - AstraZeneca

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Do you have expertise in, and passion for science working with private and public healthcare? Would you like to join a fast-expanding team? If so, AstraZeneca might be the one for you!


AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven Biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious diseases. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies.

At AstraZeneca, we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients, and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration. Always committed to lifelong learning, growth, and development.


The Ghana AstraZeneca sales team consists of diverse and dynamic individuals with a passion for science with a focus on Respiratory, Cardiovascular, GI, and Oncology Therapeutic areas.



The team’s sustained success over the last couple of years can be attributed to the confidence, passion, dynamism, and the quest for ‘’playing to win” on the part of the team. Every team member is self-motivated and derives fulfilment from improving patients’ quality of life by offering great solutions to HCPS with our innovative medicines.

What you’ll do?

The successful candidate will be part of a great sales team and specifically, the CVRM team where he or she will be privileged to offer solutions to PAs, GPs, Physician Specialists, Pulmonologists, Endocrinologists, and Cardiologists to help their Type 2 Diabetic, Heart Failure, CKD, Asthma and Dyslipidemia patients get better outcomes from their treatment.

You will be part of the team that will roll out the updated indication of Forxiga:

  • Management of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) through different platforms including Face to face detailing to HCPS, Round Table Meetings with HCPs, Rep-led Meetings, and KEE Meetings.
  • You will also have an opportunity to contribute to the success of the Africa PUMUA Project which is making a big difference in the life of people living with Asthma in Ghana.

Some areas of focus for this role will include:

Sales Achievement

  • Effectively implement sales strategy and tactics, plan of action (POA) in accordance with company policies.
  • Regularly monitor territory’s sales performance versus budget.
  • Facilitate enlistment of newly launched and key products in hospitals and clinics by planned date.
  • Initiate appropriate actions to ensure performance is in line with objectives.
  • Engage primary care healthcare professionals in dialogue about approved indications and product efficacy/safety profiles to support on-label prescribing for appropriate patients.



Territory Business Planning

  • Work with Sales Manager to develop a local strategy and business plan to meet or exceed sales and call execution goals in territory.
  • Drive sales performance and ensure sales forecasts and assigned budgets to meet or exceed therapeutic and territory expectations.
  • Develop and maintain in-depth knowledge of the market, demographic, and manage markets information relative to assigned sales territory.
  • Conduct analysis of market/ competitors to identify territory business opportunities
  • Develop territory Business Plan based on POA and allocate resources (e.g., call activities, budget), for optimal sales impact.
  • Monitor territory business plan to ensure resources are directed to customers of greatest potential.
  • Participate in promotional activity programs to increase product awareness in the market.

Customer Focus and Service

  • Comply with all regulations regarding interactions with healthcare professionals, distribution of samples, etc.
  • Update territory customer segmentation classification, database, and call records continuously.
  • Deliver key promotional messages within approved detail aids and in line with POA.
  • Build trust and credibility with customers by demonstrating professionalism acting within the AZ Code of Conduct.
  • Explore and expand the new customer base in line with SFE guidelines.

Reporting/ Administration

  • Submit monthly reports commenting on deviations from Business Plan and intended actions to align performance with objectives.
  • Ensure punctual delivery of reports / daily synchronization on Veeva.

Personal Development

  • Develop behaviours leading to enhancement effectiveness as outlined in MR competency definitions.
  • Identify areas for self-development and discuss developmental needs with FLSM.
  • Attend and actively participate in sales meetings, product, and sales training.

If this sounds appealing, please read on to understand the experience and skills we’re looking for…




  • Registered Pharmacist (Pharm/PharmD) or 1st Degree in Basic Sciences.
  • 2-4 years post qualification experience.
  • Medical Sales experience.
  • Existing Relationships with KOL’s in the therapeutic area.
  • Strong Negotiation skills.
  • Previous experience with facilitating and organizing meetings.
  • Proven sales and customer success record.
  • Previous experience and knowledge of the therapeutic area especially in pharmacy Sales roles.
  • A Valid driver’s license.

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca, we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients, and society.

An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration, and is always committed to lifelong learning, growth, and development. We’re on an exciting journey to pioneer the future of healthcare.

Join the fastest growing pharmaceutical in our markets, set up to fuel further growth. Be part of our shared ambition and pride: our strong heritage, our turnaround story, and early investment and commitment in International markets. There’s no better place to feel inspired and energized.



Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you!

How To Apply

Interested applicants should send relevant documents to 

[email protected] 

and we’ll be in touch as soon as we can.

CLOSING DATE: Apply no later than 22 December 2021 


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