• Business Manager Role at Shalina Healthcare

  • Posted on: 9 January, 2017 Deadline: Not Specified
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    Shalina Healthcare is a market leader in making quality healthcare products affordable and available across Africa. We achieve this by sourcing from WHO-approved production facilities in India and China and by focusing on our first-class distribution expertise.

    Business Manager


    Job Purpose   

    Purpose of this position is to:

    • Establish business operations; register and launch new products in Kenya market.
    • Develop relationships with stakeholders including MOH, government agencies and customers

    Responsibilities & Deliverables

    • Evaluate markets for potential business opportunities for Shalina products.
    • Execute all aspects of sales and marketing activities, such as brand management, pricing, communications & marketing promotion
    • Coordinate with central S&M and supply chain for meeting the forecast accuracy targets.
    • Apply the knowledge about government policies, regulatory procedures, documentation requirements and fee structures for getting the registrations on time.  Liaise with India regulatory team and central S&M team.
    • Build and leverage relationship with MOH and various government bodies for smooth registration of products.
    • Build customer contact base to win tenders from various KOLs such as Kemsa, Defense, Kenya Port authority, MSD and teaching hospitals.
    • Appoint importers to develop business; establish depots and warehouses as required to support the business growth.
    • Manage and control all activities and processes related to logistics, container imports, customs clearance and internal freight etc.

    Qualifications & Experience

    Qualification: Graduate - B Pharm. / B. Sc. (Lifesciences) with MBA in Marketing/ General Management.

    Experience: 12 - 14 years in Pharma with 4 years of experience in East Africa. Should have got hands on experience in product registrations and dealing with MOH.  Experience in handling CVD / Derma / Antibiotics/ Gastro/ Gyna/ Pain/ Respiratory products.

    Language Skills: Fluent in English. Swahili is preferred.

    Travel Requirements: Extensive travel required between target countries.

    Competencies: Extensive knowledge of Kenya pharma regulatory systems/ good network of Sr level officers in MOH of East African countries/ Influencing skills/ Perseverant/ Go getter attitude

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Shalina Healthcare career website on www.linkedin.com to apply

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