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Account Manager - Work Wear/PPE


Job Description

Summary: An outstanding opportunity to join a company who are dominant in their market.  My client has over 100 years experience of supplying Work Wear and takes extreme pride in their quality of product and customer service.  They now have an opportunity to join their sales team for an experience account manager who has previous experience of selling to Hospitals.

Who should apply: 

  • You should have Hospital/Healthcare sales (or worked in similar product areas) experience, ideally with high volume products.
  • You should be passionate and be able to work autonomously.
  • You should be able to demonstrate a flexible sales approach.

Why should you apply:

  • Very established, stable company
  • Opportunity to manage & operate you own sales territory autonomously - no micro-management here! 
  • Excellent salary and flexible benefits scheme

Basic salary: c€48,000/€50,000

Bonus: +10-15%

Area working:  Republic of Ireland (based Dublin)

Products: NHS Work Wear (Uniforms/ Scrubs) and PPE equipment

Your experience:

You should ideally have experience of selling to Hospitals and be a passionate individual with a consultative sales approach. If you have related product area experience and have contacts in the Hospitality, Catering, Construction markets you will also be considered.  You should be flexible in your approach and have the ability to demonstrate at interview that you can sell in different ways to a diverse customer base.

The role:

This is a real account management/business development role rather than new business focussed. The role involves negotiation contracts to supply volumes of work wear and PPE equipment to Hospitals, Construction, Hospitality & Catering markets (primarily Healthcare/Hospitals).  You need to be able to develop partnerships with the customer base and work with them to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes. You will also have a dedicated office based Account Executive to assist on your territory in order to maximise results.

Key duties and responsibilities include:

  • Accountable for delivering the sales & margin targets for your defined accounts / area, while also applying a wider business perspective to support delivery of both the business strategy and sales team objectives 
  • Prospect for potential new customers and maintain regular contact with existing customers, in line with the business’s agreed contact strategy, to identify potential needs and stimulate new sales. 
  • Work with the Regional Sales Manager to optimise call and journey plans to maximise selling time 
  • Develop and deliver account plans with clear aims, objectives and defined milestones to the defined company standards 
  • Develop and maintain strong internal and external stakeholder relationships. 
  • Manage customer expectations and in turn work collaboratively with Internal stakeholders to manage risks and uncertainties delivering to plan 
  • Work effectively on leads passed through the business whilst also having a clear plan to also acquire leads through targeted self-generation 
  • Initiate and drive Bespoke Product lifecycles, securing customer underwrites unless otherwise agreed 
  • Identify opportunities to build the  Brand profile either within their business or in the Market Place they compete 
  • Proactively deepen customer and market knowledge to inform account and business planning and priorities 
  • Complete strong preparation and planning for account engagement, securing support and alignment internally 
  • Adhere to the Company standards, SOX controls and maintaining the high levels of trust and expertise that reinforce our reputation 
  • Take commercial accountability for key non-financial measures including forecasting accuracy, debt, product and pricing accuracy 
  • Bring the customer closer to our Company, creating broader deeper relationships.


  • Company car
  • Pension
  • 25 days holiday           
  • Mobile, lap top etc.