15 March 2009

Typical work activities

Any process of selling involves:

- Contacting potential customers.
- Identifying their needs.
- Persuading them that your products can best satisfy those needs.
- Closing the sale by taking a commitment.
- Then providing an after-sales service.

MSR do all of this and more.

MSR typical work activities include:

- Visit doctors, pharmacists and hospital medical teams.
- Arrange appointments with those who may give a conditions include pre-arranged
appointments or regular 'cold' calling.
- Making presentations to doctors, GP , hospital doctors, and pharmacists.
- Organizing conferences for doctors and other medical staff.
- Building good work relationships with medical staff and supporting administration staff e.g.
receptionists & nurses.
- Planning work schedules and weekly and monthly timetables. This may involve working with
the area sales team or discussing future targets with the area sales manager. Although, MSR
have their own regional area of responsibility and plan how and when to target health
- Regularly attending company meetings.
- Keeping up with the latest clinical data supplied by the company and interpreting, presenting
and discussing this data with health professionals during presentations.
- Monitoring competitor activity and competitors' products.- Staying informed about the
activities of health services in a particular area.
& More ...

Job description

MSR are links between pharmaceutical companies and health care professionals.

We work strategically to increase the awareness and use of a company’s pharmaceutical and medical products .

Our work is Based on a specific geographical location, and usually specializing in a particular product or medical area.

We try to ensure that clients are aware of, buy and subsequently use their company's products.

Also we may make presentations and organise group events for healthcare professionals.

14 March 2009


First of all ..
Peace be upon you and the mercy of God

This is the beginning of my blog talking about our job ..
M.R. ( Medical Representative) .. or as they call it in foreign countries..
P.S.R ( Professional Sales Representative) .

In this blog we'll have an overview about this job here in Egypt :

- Description.
- Several companies attitudes.
- Salaries.
- Ethical view.
- Skills.
- Reporting system (with downloads in this section).
- Tips & hits to be a successful Med. Rep.

Also, for the beginners we will support with :

- How to write a CV professionally?
- How to win in an interview?
- List of companies with their E-mails, Telephones and addresses .

Also, for the professionals we will support with:

- Coaching skills.
- Meetings management.
- Dealing with Conferences.
- Official manner VS. Brotherhood manner.
- Presentations
(with downloads in this section).
- Forecasting.

And a lot of interesting subjects that I hope to have a feedback upon it from you all

Come back soon & you will see lovely updates