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Senior Operations Manager – Pharmaceuticals (Ref: 104)

The Senior Operations Manager based in Johannesburg will oversee and streamline our operational processes to ensure efficiency, quality, and compliance with regulatory standards. This role will involve managing third-party service providers, implementing service level agreements (SLAs), and leading a team of staff members to achieve operational excellence

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement operational strategies to optimize processes and enhance productivity.
  • Manage and maintain service level agreements (SLAs) with third-party service providers, ensuring compliance and performance meet established standards.
  • Lead, mentor, and coach a team of staff members, providing guidance, support, and feedback to foster a culture of continuous improvement and professional development.
  • Conduct regular performance evaluations and establish individual and team goals to drive accountability and achievement.
  • Identify areas for improvement within the operations and develop and implement initiatives to address inefficiencies or deficiencies.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including procurement, quality assurance, and regulatory affairs, to ensure alignment and coordination of operational activities.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, including FDA regulations, GMP standards, and other relevant guidelines.
  • Analyze data and metrics to monitor performance, identify trends, and make data-driven decisions to improve operational effectiveness.
  • Develop and implement training programs for staff members to enhance their skills and knowledge and promote a culture of continuous learning.

Education

  • Logistics/ Supply Chain/ Operations Management Degree

Experience

  • Proven experience in operations management within the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Experience managing service level agreements (SLAs) with third-party service providers.

 

Please apply with detailed and updated CV.

Sales Trainer – Pharmaceuticals (Ref: 104)

The Medical/Pharmaceutical Sales Trainer based in Johannesburg will be responsible for developing, implementing, and delivering training programs for medical/pharmaceutical sales representatives. The trainer will ensure that sales representatives have a thorough understanding of the products they will detail to healthcare professionals, including features, benefits, and clinical data. The trainer will also equip the representatives with effective sales techniques, product knowledge, and regulatory compliance standards to maximize product awareness and achieve sales objectives.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and implement comprehensive training programs for new and existing medical/pharmaceutical sales representatives, focusing on product knowledge, detailing strategies, and compliance with industry regulations.
  • Conduct in-person and virtual training sessions, workshops, and seminars to enhance the skills and knowledge of sales representatives.
  • Develop training materials, including manuals, e-learning modules, and case studies, to support learning objectives.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of training programs and make adjustments as necessary to improve training outcomes and meet sales goals.
  • Stay updated on new product developments, industry trends, and regulatory changes to ensure training content is current and relevant.
  • Collaborate with product managers, marketing teams, and regulatory affairs to gather accurate product information and training needs.
  • Monitor and assess the performance of sales representatives, providing feedback and additional coaching as needed.
  • Facilitate role-playing scenarios and simulations to practice detailing techniques and handling objections from healthcare professionals.
  • Manage the logistics of training sessions, including scheduling, venue selection, and technology setup.
  • Promote a culture of continuous learning and professional development within the sales team.

Education

Bachelor’s degree in Medicine, Pharmacy, Health Sciences or medical related field. Advanced degree preferred.

Experience

  • 3+ years of experience in sales training, preferably within the pharmaceutical, biotech, or healthcare industry.
  • Strong understanding of pharmaceutical products, medical terminology, and the healthcare environment.
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills, with the ability to engage and motivate adult learners.
  • Proficient in developing training materials and utilizing various training methodologies.
  • Knowledge of regulatory and compliance standards affecting pharmaceutical sales.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to travel as needed to conduct training sessions and attend conferences.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and experience with Learning Management Systems (LMS).

 

Please apply with detailed and updated CV.

Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Non-Profit Organization (Ref: 104)

The Manager of the CSR Non-Profit Organization based in Johannesburg will be responsible for leading, managing, and advancing the non-profit’s mission in alignment with the founding company’s social responsibility goals. This individual will oversee all aspects of the non-profit’s operations, including program development, fundraising, marketing, financial management, and community relations. The role demands a commitment to ethical leadership, transparency, and community engagement, aiming to create sustainable, positive impacts in the communities served.

Key Responsibilities

  • Strategic Planning and Leadership
  • Program Development and Management
  • Fundraising and Financial Management
  • Marketing and Communication
  • Community Engagement and Partnership Development
  • Compliance and Governance

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences, or related fields.

EXPERIENCE

  • Proven experience in non-profit management, CSR, or related field.(May be an advantage)
  • Strong leadership, strategic planning, and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication, fundraising, and financial management abilities.
  • Deep understanding of community needs and non-profit sector challenges.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse teams and stakeholders.

 

Please submit detailed and updated CV for consideration.

Head of Training – Pharmaceutical Training Academy (Ref: 104)

Our client based in Johannesburg is looking for Head of Training who will spearhead the development and implementation of a comprehensive training academy aimed at enhancing sales excellence using the Challenger Sales Methodology, achieving world-class marketing, improving operational efficiencies, and fostering leadership within the organization. This role involves curriculum development, overseeing training delivery, measuring effectiveness, and ensuring continuous improvement to meet the company’s strategic goals

Key Responsibilities

  • Strategic Development and Leadership
  • Curriculum Development and Implementation
  • Training Delivery and Facilitation
  • Evaluation and Improvement
  • Stakeholder Management and Communication
  • Resource and Budget Management

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Education, Human Resources, or related field (Master’s preferred).

Experience

  • Proven experience in a senior training role, preferably within the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Strong background in developing and implementing successful training programs, particularly in sales, marketing, and leadership development.
  • Excellent knowledge of modern training techniques, tools, and best practices, including e-learning and blended learning approaches.
  • Experience in managing teams, budgets, and stakeholder relationships.

 

Please apply with detailed and updated CV.

Sales Representative – Pharmaceuticals (Ref: 104)

The Pharmaceutical Sales Representative is tasked with the promotion and sales of the company’s products across various pharmacy settings, including independent pharmacies, pharmacy groups, and corporate pharmacy chains. This individual is a key player in driving the company’s revenue by expanding market share and building brand loyalty within the pharmacy sector. The representative must possess a blend of sales acumen, industry knowledge, and excellent relationship-building skills.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, Marketing, Pharmacy, or a related field.
  • Proven track record in pharmaceutical sales, preferably with experience in multiple pharmacy settings will be advantageous.
  • Strong understanding of pharmaceutical products, industry trends, and regulatory standards.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with proficiency in delivering presentations.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to travel extensively within the territory

SKILLS:

  • Strong negotiation and sales skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Proficiency in data analysis and sales planning. • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • High level of organization and time management skills.

 

Please submit detailed and updated CV.

Electrical Operations Manager (Ref: 105)

Gauteng. Salary – market related  R1.mil – R1.5 mil

Purpose of the Role

This position is responsible for project acquisition (winning work), project management, financial management, delivery and technical execution of transmission & distribution projects including the management of staff within the group to ensure full utilization and achievement of milestones in the Johannesburg.

Key Responsibilities

  • Market development and proactive approach in developing work in the Renewable

Energy, and Transmission & Distribution markets and being aware of what projects

are likely to come up from clients – generating repeat business.

  • Develop business strategies for the function in the Gauteng in conjunction with the

Functional Group’s Business Plan and objectives.

  • Develop and maintain existing key client relationships, maintain client satisfaction.
  • Submission of EOIs and Proposals in line with the Instrument of Delegation and

provide input into large infrastructure pursuits as required.

  • Win and deliver projects for the function with assistance of the National Power and

Energy team.

  • Ensure projects within the function are completed on time and on budget.
  • Ensure appropriate technical standards, and Quality Assurance Management System

requirements are maintained on projects and proposals.

  • Review and approval of all functional deliverables for internal and external issue.
  • Development of staff, including keeping staff informed, providing suitable training,

suitable opportunities, planning career paths, maintaining professional ethics and

professional standards of behaviour.

  • Ensure documentation, reporting and communication is to the required quality.
  • Manage or be part of a multidisciplinary team to deliver project milestones.
  • Mentor and challenge graduates. Develop career path to specifically leading to

Professional Registration for staff.

  • Maintain professional development and remain abreast of advances in chosen

technical field.

  • Offer clients technical innovative solutions.
  • Participate as a technical resource in projects outside the region and support other

regions at a management level as and when required.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Development of key client base
  • Project delivery – achieving milestones
  • Driving technical excellence and innovation
  • New work won
  • Staff utilization
  • Cost effectiveness of projects and ability to work to financial budgets and targets
  • Integration into the National Power and Energy team
  • Understanding of operational and project contractual arrangements
  • Building cohesive, results-oriented teams for project delivery
  • Implementation of project management and company procedures
  • Quality of reports and project output

Key Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor of Engineering degree/higher degree from accredited university/college
  • Master of Engineering degree – Electrical will be added advantage
  • Minimum 15 years of practical experience in the (functional group) discipline
  • Professional Engineer ECSA registration Pr Eng/Tech Eng
  • Technical leadership skills in Transmission & Distribution systems designs
  • Project Management skills and experience in Renewable Energy, Transmission &

Distribution and Building Services projects

  • Maintaining a consistent and manageable workload
  • Develop and maintain key client relationships
  • Assist in development of Functional staff
  • Ensuring all projects are adequately resourced in terms of capabilities and

specialists

  • Experience in design using appropriate software, documentation and delivery of

major projects

  • Experience in management of large electrical design and supervision projects

involving teams of project staff

  • Experience in Government standards, codes and documentation
  • Knowledge of web-based project cost control and financial systems (e.g. BST)

 

Please submit your CV with photo and kindly let me know what you are currently earning please?

 

Industrial Engineer (Ref: 105)

Procurement/Supply Chain based in Johannesburg. Salary – market related

Our client is healthcare company who is making an impact on people’s lives and is a fast-

growing company. They believe their success is in their reliable products, people and culture.

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

A Procurement Manager with an Industrial Engineering background in a pharmaceutical company plays a crucial role in streamlining purchasing processes, optimizing supply chain operations, and ensuring the cost-effective acquisition of high-quality materials necessary for production.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

•               Develop and implement procurement strategies that align with the company’s business

goals and operational requirements, with a focus on cost reduction, quality

improvement, and supply chain sustainability.

•               Conduct market analysis to identify trends, assess risks, and leverage opportunities for

cost savings and supply chain optimization.

•               Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including manufacturing, R&D, quality

assurance, and finance, to understand material requirements and ensure the

procurement strategy supports all aspects of the business.

•               Manage supplier relationships, including negotiating contracts, evaluating performance

and developing partnerships that enhance value for both parties.

•               Utilize industrial engineering principles to analyze and optimize procurement and

supply chain processes, including inventory management, logistics, and material flow.

•               Implement and maintain procurement policies and procedures that comply with

regulatory requirements and industry best practices.

•               Lead and develop the procurement team, fostering a culture of continuous

improvement and professional growth.

•               Monitor and report on key performance indicators (KPIs) related to procurement and

supply chain efficiency, cost savings, and supplier performance.

•               Stay informed of advancements in procurement technologies and industrial engineering

practices, and assess their potential application within the organization

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:EDUCATION

•               Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Management, or related

field.

•               A Master’s degree is preferred.

EXPERIENCE.

•               Minimum of 5 years of experience in procurement or supply chain management, with

at least 2 years in a managerial role, ideally within the pharmaceutical industry.

•               Strong understanding of industrial engineering principles and their application to

Procurement and supply chain optimization.

•               Excellent negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build

relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders.

•               Proficient in data analysis and the use of procurement software and tools.

•               Knowledge of pharmaceutical industry standards, regulations, and compliance

requirements.

•               Proven ability to lead and motivate a team, with a commitment to developing talent

SKILLS/PHYSICAL COMPETENCIES

•               Excel

•               Microsoft Word

•               Time management

•               Attention to detail

BEHAVIOURAL QUALITIES

•               Attention to Detail

•               Interpersonal skills

•               Good communication skills

•               Good compliance

COLLABORATION

•               The role demands a high level of decision-making, problem-solving, and strategic planning

GENERAL WORKING CONDITIONS

•               The role demands a high level of decision-making, problem-solving, and strategic planning

TRAVEL

•               None

Please submit your CV with photo to nina@starjobs.co.za and kindly let me know what you are currently earning please?

 

 

Retail Sales Assistants – JHB

We are recruiting for experienced Sales Assistants for Retail stores across Johannesburg.

Hours: 09:00 – 19:00

Shifts: 1 day on, 1 day off and alternate weekends – 15 shifts monthly

 

We are looking for:

Retail experience

Strong sales and upselling skills

Exceptional customer service skills

Excellent communication skills

Strong administrative skills

Responsible, vibrant, ambitious individuals, with a mature attitude

 

Students, with retail experience, are welcome to apply if the schedule works around your studies.

 

Please send your updated CV to: ronell@starjobs.co.za

 

Tactical Officers and Armed Response Officers – CPT and JHB (Ref: 103)

Positions are available in Cape Town and Johannesburg for Tactical Officers and Armed Response Officers.

Shift work and to start soonest,

Own reliable vehicle require.

Crucial Requirements:

  • Matric (NQF 4)
  • ID, valid driver’s licence and own vehicle
  • Excellent communication and written skills
  • Updated CV
  • Valid Firearms SAPS Competency not older than 2019
  • Valid PSIRA certificate (min Grade D)
  • Statement of results for business purposes from SASETA or PFTC
  • Any relevant training certificates

Please apply with ALL of the required documents and state what area you are applying to work in

Digital Marketing Specialist (Ref 109)

Our client is a leading marketing and brand distribution agency who are looking to grow locally and internationally. They are looking to hire a like-minded individual who is creative with experience in identifying target audiences and devising digital campaigns that engage, inform, and motivate

Job Description

  • Develop a digital marketing strategy. To include: tracking changes in supply and demand, identifying client’s needs and monitoring the competition.
  • Plan and execute all web, SEO, Adwords, database marketing, email, social media, and display advertising campaigns.
  • Social Media: Design, build, and maintain our social media presence. Work alongside marketing assistant to oversee social media channels
  • Website Management: Manage company ecommerce websites including updates, content and liaise with international brand regarding website development.
  • Measure and report on performance of all digital marketing campaigns.
  • Utilise strong analytical ability to evaluate end-to-end customer experience across multiple channels and customer touch points.

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in digital marketing or a related field.
  • Proven working experience in digital marketing in FMCG
  • Demonstrable experience leading and managing SEO, Adwords, marketing database, email, social media, and/or display advertising campaigns, Klaviyo or Mail chimp
  • Design skills. Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign (own software & laptop advantageous), WordPress, Shopify
  • Website management skills; Magento, Shopify & WordPress
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Reporting and understanding of YouTube Analytics
  • Solid knowledge of website and marketing analytics tools (e.g., Google Analytics, SEO Optimiser etc.)
  • Experience in use of ad serving tools
  • Experience in setting up and optimizing PPC campaigns on all major search engines
  • Community management using Sprout Social

Position is Full-time and based in the office in Sandton Johannesburg. CTC R30-R40K.

 

 

 

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