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Account Manager - Infection Prevention

up to £45,000 + 30% bonus

Job Description

The company: They are a respected global leader making an impact in more than 170 countries, and are market leaders in infection control and hygiene products. Their goal is to provide healthcare professionals with innovative infection prevention solutions that help increase efficiency, improve outcomes and help reduce the risk of Hospital Acquired Infections. They deliver infection prevention solutions to ensure healthy environments for patients and healthcare providers. We provide solutions from hand and skin hygiene to patient and operating room environmental hygiene, leading to improved outcomes, operating efficiencies and increased patient satisfaction.

The position: This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Account Executive to join the team covering the North London/North Thames region. You will join on a full time, permanent basis and will receive a competitive salary plus benefits. You will interact with a variety of clinical settings including operating rooms, interventional radiology, ultrasound, cardiac catheterization labs and ambulatory surgical centres.

Why should you apply?

  • Enjoy a training program allowing you to learn from successful professionals.
  • Carve out a long-term, advanced career path in sales and service, corporate accounts, or management.
  • Work in a flexible, independent environment where you will plan your own schedule.
  • Access to best in class resources, tools, and technology.
  • Grow your income as you drive sales.

Basic salary: up to £45,000

Bonus: 30%

Area: North Thames 

Products: Infection prevention and surgical solutions - Equipment Drapes, Radiation Protection, Surgical Temperature Management

Your experience:

The ideal candidate for this position will have proven experience as a high performing sales person (B2B/ medical/ NHS sales experience is preferred). You should have an understanding of the NHS and be comfortable and confident liaising with Lead Nurses and Procurement. Having contacts and relationships built within infection control would be a real advantage, but this is not essential. A highly motivated "can do" attitude is essential and must be coupled with excellent business acumen, influencing skills and have a proven track record of good judgement and integrity. You must have demonstrated relationship management experience and a consultative selling approach, along with customer service skills and the ability to problem solve and devise customer solutions.

The role:

As an Account Executive you will: 

  • Introduce new product offerings to existing customers and prospect / cold call / network to obtain new business.
  • Manage customer base and build relationships through professional demeanour and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Partner with customers to implement best practices to fight hospital-acquired infections.
  • Provide outstanding customer service, educate customers on ways to improve their patient outcomes and be relied upon as an infection prevention specialist.
  • Apply mechanical aptitude to install/repair dispensing systems & related equipment.
  • Demonstrate the use/application of our products in customer facilities.
  • Be the resource to help environmental services departments with their day to day challenge.
  • Provide innovative infection prevention and surgical solutions to healthcare professionals. 
  • This position will require you to visit wards including  ITU and other clinical settings, selling the organisation's products and services by interacting with established customers and developing new prospects. 
  • You will be responsible for growing existing accounts by adding additional product lines. 
  • It is important for you to build strong and lasting relationships with key decision makers and those influential in the purchasing process.

Benefits: Car. Pension and Healthcare (after 6 months), flexible benefits scheme, mobile, laptop