Surgical Sales Representative

Job Overview

Our client is searching for a dynamic, experienced surgical sales representative. This candidate must have at least 2/3 years experience, understand the theatre environment and hospital protocols. The most important aspect and personality trait that our client are looking for is someone that likes a challenge with a make-do attitude. 



  • To sell and promote the products of the Company, to service and train users for the purpose of increasing and expanding the customer base.
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with surgeons, nurses, physicians and administrative personnel in every account.
  • Provide professional and dependable after sale service to ensure customer satisfaction and long term reliability of all the Company’s products purchased
  • Professional presentation of product features, benefits, and procedural application.
  • Aggressively pursue new customers by listening to customer requirements and presenting appropriately to make a sale.
  • Aggressively support all promotional activities initiated by the Company that are related to designated product specialties and product focuses.
  • Responsible for the achievement of assigned annual sales targets
  • Accountability for all samples provided by the Company; when, and as often as possible, turn over samples through sales to customers and manage consignment/demo stock in your possession and that of your customers
  • Regularly report on the state of the market ie: competitor activities; new business prospects
  • To acquire and expand knowledge of all products of the Disciplines as well as the application/uses thereof and to be fully conversant in order to provide excellent and efficient customer coverage and product know how.


  • A minimum education level of a National Diploma in Business/Marketing or Health Sciences with a preferred BComm / BSc qualification, or equivalent years experience within the Health sector as a Health Care Professional.
  • A minimum of 2 to 4 years sales experience within similar industry (medical)
  • High level of surgical procedural knowledge with good business accumen
  • International/National recognised courses within the medical device industry is an advantage.
  • Demonstrated previous success in sales, customer relationship development, product demonstrations.
  • Good Product Knowledge of own disciplines with a good understanding of other medical disciplines would be an added advantage.
  • Valid driver’s license with own reliable vehicle
  • Fluent speaking in English, fluency in Afrikaans and an African language is an added advantage
  • Excellent sales and negotiation skills
  • Good communication and people skills
  • Determination and the drive to work towards targets
  • The ability to work well on your own and also as part of a team
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • High interpersonal skills, good computer literacy, high aptitude for learning





Job Detail
  • Offerd SalaryR10000 to R15000
  • Experience2 to 4 years
  • QualificationNo education
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