Country Manager UK

Karen McCurdy
North East, North Thames, North West/North Wales, Scotland, South Thames, South West/South Wales, Trent, West Midlands, Yorkshire
Sales Management
Executive, Healthcare

You will be joining the European unit of a leading global healthcare organisation, which employs over 35,000 people worldwide. Reporting to the Regional Sales Director, Western Europe, you will serve as the UK Country Manager for its Renal and Diagnostics units.

In the UK, the company operates as two separate entities: one that has been providing high-quality blood glucose monitoring systems to the NHS since 2000 and is now the leading blood glucose monitoring company in the UK, and another that offers comprehensive renal solutions for haemodialysis and dialysis-related treatment. As with the company's global operations, the UK branches continue to grow year on year by delivering high-quality products that offer excellent value to the NHS, accompanied by exceptional levels of customer service.


UK-based role with a requirement to spend time at the head office in Southampton.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage business activities for the company’s renal and diagnostic divisions with full P&L responsibility.
  • Develop and implement sales and marketing strategies.
  • Oversee performance against objectives and drive market position improvements.
  • Manage key accounts and develop existing accounts.
  • Lead, coach, and inspire a diverse and experienced team.
  • Collaborate with European Headquarters in Belgium.

What You’ll Do:

  • Provide entrepreneurial leadership.
  • Develop and execute strategic sales and marketing plans.
  • Drive revenue growth and enhance market share.
  • Foster a culture of innovation, teamwork, and high performance.

Key Competencies:

  • Leadership and strategic thinking
  • Planning and organising
  • Relationship building
  • Communication and influencing
  • Sales drive
  • Analytical and critical thinking

What You’ll Need:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a commercial sales leadership role.
  • Proven P&L management experience.
  • Strong people management skills.
  • Excellent relationship-building abilities.
  • Knowledge of the NHS and healthcare market dynamics.
  • A hands-on, results-oriented approach.
  • Stress resilience and adaptability.

Why Join this company?

  • Dynamic Work Environment: A friendly and collaborative workplace where autonomy and initiative are valued.
  • Global Network: Be part of a diverse international team, celebrating individuality and creativity.
  • Growth Opportunities: Contribute to the company’s growth and shape the future of the company in the UK.
  • Supportive Culture: A balance of hard work and fun, fostering a team spirit and collective success.
  • Career Development: Opportunities for personal and professional growth with succession planning at the forefront.


  • Annual gross basic salary of approximately £107k
  • 30% bonus
  • Company car
  • Healthcare and pension benefits

Karen McCurdy

Director and Recruitment Manager for the South of England, West Midlands and Northern Ireland

0161 969 9700

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