Job title: Detail Medical Sales Representative- Johannesburg North
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
Job published: 01/04/2019
Job ID: 32277
Contact name: Linda Pakshong
Contact email:

Job Description

What the job entails?

Planning – when to see which clients,

Calling on (visiting) clients (GP’s or Pharmacists),

Admin – any reports necessary, logging of calls, recording of information, etc.

Travelling – country trips, etc.

Full day’s work – Monday to Friday 8 – 5, sometimes extra hours when needed

Weekends – no weekend work but if there are cycle meetings or product launches and training, then weekends may be required

Evening dinners – taking clients out to dinner once per week.

We give them a database of clients so there is no cold calling


Doctor Detailing

GP’s - educating them on the specific products for scripting purposes, discussing clinical trials, benefits of the products, etc.



Medically related degree (That covers anatomy / physiology)



Pharmacy – discussing the products, the benefits of the products, having a commercial discussion, etc.



Any degree preferably accounts related

Must have pure mathematics in school (not math literacy) – must have A to C symbol


Country Trip

Country trips are an essential and non-negotiable part of the pharmaceutical sales rep job function. They will be required to travel away from home for a period of a 5 to 7 days (full week) to see clients. This trip occurs once a month for the Pharmacy position, and once every 6 weeks for Detailing position.