The Company: This company is regarded as a market leader in disposable product sales to the NHS and the wider healthcare market. They manufacture and market moulded polypropylene waste containers for hospitals, surgeries, needle exchange schemes, councils and the clinical waste industry.
The Position: They have a new and exciting opportunity for a Business Development Manager to join their team in the South West, and a chance for you to enjoy the benefits of selling the leading sharps bins brand in the UK.
Why should you apply?
Basic salary: £35,000 - £40,000
Bonus, car, pension, healthcare.
Area working: South West covering an area including Devon, Cornwall, Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire, Hereford, Gloucester, Oxfordshire, Bristol, Bath and Worcestershire
Product / Service: Infection Control - market leading range of sharps bins
In the role as Business Development Manager, you will not only ensure the retention of key accounts but also target new, similar business in order to deliver profitable growth. Identifying new opportunities is a key part of the role as well as developing key partnerships and understanding the needs of the senior NHS procurement and clinical staff. You will identify and target appropriate sales opportunities, actively seeking to increase the services offered to clients whilst also planning and prioritising your sales activities and customer contact to ensure you achieve the agreed business objectives. Candidates will be selling the company's products to hospitals throughout the sales territory. The main calling points will be Health & Safety, Occupational Health, Supplies, Waste/Environmental Managers, Department Managers, Infection Control.
This role is key to the continuous growth of the business so you must have at least 2 years experience in a similar role preferably within the NHS / healthcare industry though this is not essential. Previous sales/ development management experience is a must and you will need to be an excellent communicator/relationship builder. You will be a target driven individual who works well under pressure but is highly organised in your preparation of a successful sales process. You will have commercial acumen, with a natural sales ability to spot business opportunities and be able to work as part of a team providing support and guidance where necessary whilst also utilising the resources within the team. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right individual and we will need to see demonstrable achievements in your application in order to be considered for this role. Any experience of the infection control or waste management sectors would be an advantage but is not essential.