Medical Delegate Nutrition – Eastern Cape

Eastern Cape, Full Time Deadline: Not specified

Position Summary
To achieve recommendation and advocacy of Nestlé Infant Nutrition (NIN) products with Health Care Professionals and Institutions. Responsible for ethical and science-based detailing of Nestle Infant Nutrition products in the 1st 1000 days.
A day in the life of an Nestle Infant Nutrition Medical Delegate:
Product and concept detailing in the assigned territory

Apply Professional Negotiation Skills at an advanced level and use the appropriate product, concept knowledge and research to detail the NIN range to HCPs.

Territory management

Manage the assigned territory of about 250 – 300 HCPs including HCI’s in assigned territory
Achievement of field force effectiveness as per Masterdata management/ HCP classification/ HCP and HCI segmentation, master schedule planning, HCP call rate, call strike rate and execution of territory action plans
Execution of “hybrid/remote interaction model”


Application of the Code Management system guiding compliance for all daily activities, to assist the leadership team to ensure that all activities within the team and region, comply with the WHO International Code for the marketing of Breastmilk substitutes, Nestle Instructions and the local Code.


Ensure increased advocacy towards Nestle Infant Nutrition products and Nestle Nutrition services, when detailing to HCP's and HCI’s, through applying the acquired functional competency skills and key account management
Seek and build strategic relationships with key contacts in both private and government sector
Driving recommendation / advocacy at an Institutional level and with Health Care Professionals

What will make you successful

B B/BSc Dietetics/ Nutrition or Nursing degree holder with relevant 2 years plus experience
Experience in Medical Delegate role or a representative in the pharmaceutical industry will be a benefit.
Experience with data management using a digital device and MS Excel intermediate experience required
Must have a valid/unendorsed driver’s license
Must be able to speak English fluently– additional languages are beneficial
Must have good planning, organizing, communication and negotiation skills
Must be able to work independently, self-starter, solution orientated, adaptable and result driven
Must be willing to travel (including trips away from home)
Computer literate, MS Office, MS Excel intermediate level with data analysis experience
Experience with virtual engagement