Senior Medical Technologist

Senior Medical Technologist

The Employer is one the of the global healthcare company’s based in Midrand, offering laboratory services, equipment and medical supplies, they are seeking a Senior Medical Technologist that is fluent in English and Portuguese, applicants must be highly customer centric with extensive relevant experience.

Qualifications

Essential:

  • Qualified senior Medical Technologist / Laboratory manager in clinical Microbiology
  • Experience/exposure to microbiology systems

Work Experience

Essential:

  • Minimum of 5 years current experience working in a clinical microbiology laboratory either in private or NHLS
  • Proven record in training staff

Knowledge

Essential:

  • Strong microbiology knowledge
  • Microbiology equipment
  • Microbiology workflow in a clinical lab
  • Strong comprehension of AMR / AMS programs

Skills

Essential

  • Exhibit strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written, in English & Portuguese
  • Ability to talk, read and write in English & Portuguese
  • Good training capability in English & Portuguese
  • Ability to run medical education sessions in English & Portuguese
  • Advanced technical expertise & problem solving capability
  • Fast learner
  • Customer service orientated
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team, with good independent decision-making ability, including problem resolution
  • Ability to get things done

KPIS for Success

  • Achieve territory budgets
  • Grow market share
  • Grow install base consumption
  • Develop AMR/AMS programs within the territory
  • Achievement of territory actions per Marketing Action Plan

Key outputs and main accountabilities

The experienced clinical microbiology Medical Technologist will provide technical support, product & application training and troubleshooting support for distributors in Southern Africa (Botswana, Namibia, Eswatini, Lesotho, Angola, Mozambique, Cape Verde) for the range of microbiology solutions.

  • Support of distributors with technical components for Tenders / RFQ’s / RFI’s
  • Frequent in country visits to distributors and end users to support business development and market share growth in the territory
  • Support of distributors with pipeline development and deal closure
  • Install base consumption monitoring and growth
  • Identify distributor and end user training needs; provide applicable micro training as required
  • Development of key opinion leaders
  • Set up virtual webinars to promote the medical value of microbiology solutions
  • Prepare trip visit reports
  • Prepare marketing actions plans

Internal customers

Marketing & Customer Service

External stakeholders

Distributors, end users, Ministry of Health

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