Employment Opportunities in Lagos at Gilead Pharmaceuticals Limited

Gilead is a Limited Liability Pharmaceutical Company Registered in Uganda in 1999. The company has both a retail and and Import/distribution division; the former has a large network of retail outlets in Uganda.

Gilead Pharmaceuticals Limited is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Tele-Sales Executive
Job Descriptions

  • Identify opportunities, produce leads and book appointments for the sales force with the emphasis on high quality leads.
  • Develop creative pitches and propositions aimed at specific industry sectors
  • Proactively follow up leads generated from canvassing by the account managers.
  • Use of initiative to identify and follow up opportunities with companies who are not already on the database
  • Manage the database to a high degree of accuracy to ensure targeted marketing activity can take place to generate new business
  • Work closely with the marketing team to achieve sales objectives.
  • Negotiate commercial terms within set guidelines-attend monthly meetings with the Corporate Account Managers to update information and discuss any issues.
  • Liaise effectively with all departments to ensure customer requirements are met.
  • Contribute to the team performance by sharing and implementing Best Practice Ideas.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience

  • Computer literate/keyboard skills
  • At least 1-2 years working within a sales environment preferably in a proactive telemarketing role within the FMCG or Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Excellent telephone skills
  • High degree of accuracy
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize issues

Job Title: Office Assistant

  • General reception duties. Return calls as appropriate usually on request.
  • Maintain office filing and storage systems.
  • Keep filing/document management system for electronic and paper documents organized.
  • Monitor and order office supplies.
  • Distribute/file all incoming mail.
  • Data entry.
  • Perform errands that assist daily functions.

Qualifications & skills

  • Good organizational skills and record keeping
  • Cheerful presence and people skills.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Self starter who can work independently.
  • Skill in establishing priorities and managing workload.
  • Ability to follow directions.
  • Reports to Admin Manager

Job Title: Trainee Health Consultant
Job Description

  • We are seeking talented individuals with Healthcare knowledge whose personal values align with the company’s Healthcare core values: Integrity, Learning, Accountability and Performance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Negotiate compensation at rates to allow optimal margins and meet or exceed monthly sales goals in accordance with the development plan.
  • Meet or exceed established performance metrics.
  • Demonstrate high level of activities to include telephone calls, emailing and other communication vehicles as appropriate.



Desired Skills: 

  • Enjoy being competitive and aggressive in obtaining goals
  • Be relentless in the pursuit of new sales opportunities
  • Work well with a team
  • Understand and be willing to invest the time necessary to build a book of business

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV’s to: [email protected]


  • Only shortlisted applicants would be contacted
  • Applicants who have applied for previous related openings need not apply as they will be considered alongside fresh applicants

Application Deadline 20th November, 2016.

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