The Company: My client has been servicing the UK ophthalmic market for over 30 years. During this time they have introduced many revolutionary innovations such as the phaco and vitrectomy systems in the 1980s. With the advent of injectable intra-ocular lenses (IOL) in the late 1980's, They have grown to become the largest independent supplier of ophthalmic surgical and diagnostic products in the UK market.
The Position: We are looking for a dynamic individual who thrives in a challenging environment and works well in a successful team. They also have the ability to think commercially, identify opportunities to maximize sales and profit revenues in a unique, competitive environment. Organization, planning skills and a deep understanding of the surgical sales a process are important.
Why Should You Apply?
Basic salary: £45,000 - £55,000
Area working: Southern UK
Products: Ophthalmic surgical instruments, IOLs and diagnostics portfolio
You should have either extensive Ophthalmic sales experience and be ready to make the transition into sales management, or be a current RSM (with Ophthalmic experience) looking to move and be hands on in training a young an dynamic team with bags of potential.
This is an excellent opportunity to 'learn the ropes as an RSM, bringing in your therapy area and sales experience, but also having the support of more experience RSMs around you. Regional Sales Managers are responsible for all sales activities within their respective regions managing a team across the Diagnostic (Capital) and Surgical (Consumable) Business units.
Success within this role requires the successful candidate to be intuitive, think on their feet and develop growth within their designated region with the resources at their regions disposal.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate sustained success in the Surgical an Ophthalmology environment demonstrate Leadership and Management traits to ensure the continued development and upskilling of the team. The role involves having direct management of 5-6 Territory Managers who are relatively young and inexperienced within Medical or Ophthalmic sales. Main duties involves are as follows: