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Business Development Manager - Patient Handling/Beds and Surfaces

£30,000 - £35,000 + c£10k bonus

Job Description

The company: Join a company who have been supplying nursing equipment throughout the UK and Ireland for over 20 years. They are product experts in community nursing beds, pressure area care (mattresses and cushions) and moving and handling.

The job: The main purpose of this role is to generate new business sales, retain existing business and contracts and manage accounts. 

Why should you apply?

  • Their equipment is not only clinically effective, but they are market leaders in safety and conformance, build quality and strength, and lifetime cost effectiveness.
  • They are an independent company not tied to any one manufacturer and as such they can use their experience to bring the best, market leading equipment to their customers supported by unrivalled expert advice and customer service. 
  • They are looking for someone with real character to join the team and you will be working with well known and respected products.

Area working: North West

Basic salary: £30,000 - £35,000

Bonus: £5,000 - £10,000

Products: Beds and surfaces

The role:  

The position involves the generation of new business within the core market of NHS hospitals and trusts, as well as the retention and development of existing customers and contracts. You will be instrumental in the development of secondary CES, private hospitals and nursing home markets. Customers include community equipment services, social services, nursing homes, hospices, special schools, community hospitals, acute hospitals and private individuals. It involves the training and participation in clinical reviews, trials and CPD events. The role includes promoting the company as leading provider of moving and handling solutions and hoists. 

Your experience:

Ideally, you will have pressure care or moving/ handling sales experience, however sales experience in other disciplines will also be considered. You should have an understanding of the NHS Acute and Community sector and extended long term care markets. You will understand NHS and Social Care procurement practices as well as disability and the underlying funding streams. You must be enthusiastic with a positive and energetic attitude to be able to embrace change. It is fundamental you that are able to work within a physically demanding sales environment. You will also possess excellent communication and presentation skills and show an ability to identify business opportunities, set clear objectives and deliver results.