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Product Support Specialist Stoma Care

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This is a maternity cover contract (up to 9-months)

The Company: This organisation represents world-class companies in the product areas of Advanced Wound Management, Compression, Infection Control, Lymphoedema and Skin Protection, supplying innovative and cost-effective medical products throughout the UK.

They also incorporate a manufacturer and developer of Ostomy and Hernia support products and other specialist medical textile products and has recently acquired a leading UK manufacturer of medical and consumer hosiery and the UK’s leading manufacturer of prosthetic socks.

All of their products have been chosen to offer the best overall value to the NHS, measured by patient outcomes and overall cost-effectiveness. Many of the products they represent have become market leaders in the UK.

The Position: This Product Support Specialist role is a maternity cover contract up to 9 months, starting in April 2018.

Why should I apply?

-  This company are growing rapidly and this is your chance to become part of a winning team.
-  Recent acquisitions show how serious they are about expanding into related therapy areas.
-  As a maternity cover position, you will receive excellent company benefits.

Basic salary: c£25,000

Bonus:  c£2,500

Area working: North West and North Wales 

Products: Hernia support belts and ostomy underwear

The role:  

The Support Product Specialist is responsible for assisting the Stoma Nurse in the fitting of standard and bespoke hernia products both in hospitals and patient's homes. You will also promote and display company products by attending Stoma patient information events in hospitals and other venues held by the Stoma Association. 

You will be developing new and existing relationships with clients and business partners, achieving sales across the product portfolio, developing business plans and targeting accounts to ensure business growth. It is important you maintain up to date knowledge of the products, competitor products/ activities and market changes. You will be tasked with establishing excellent relationships and providing a high standard of service to external and internal customers at all times, especially Stoma Nurses to develop a strong mutually beneficial relationship.

Your experience

You will have the ability to accurately assess and understand patients' individual needs and requirements. It is important you have excellent communication skills with the ability to listen with empathy and build relationships. Experience of working in a Stoma environment would be extremely beneficial. Other experience of working in a caring/health profession is desirable, along with any experience of working in a sales environment.