Basic Information

Territory North East/Cumbria

Job ID 10439


Position: Key Account Specialist  
Territory: North East and Cumbria
Vacancy Type: Permanent – Full Time
Therapy Area: Bone Health
Salary: Competitive

Ashfield Healthcare are proud to be partnering with our client to recruit a Key Account Specialist to cover the North East and Cumbria territory.
The company, with their current portfolio of highly effective and innovative new medicines, are one of the fastest growing pharmaceutical companies in the UK today.

Their portfolio is currently aimed at the treatment and prevention of a range of common bone disorders, such as osteoporosis and vitamin D3 deficiency.
The company drive comes from being an award winning sales and marketing team where strategies are considered thoroughly, decisions made rapidly and where every person in the organisation has a voice that feeds the overall vision for the company.

Key Responsibilities:
• To be accountable for the delivery of territory sales targets and key performance indicators.
• To deliver effective, compelling sales calls and presentations.
• To compile, monitor, deliver and review the territory business plan in close liaison with the RBM and NHS Liaison Manager.
• To demonstrate understanding of the national and local healthcare system and how it impacts on territory potential. 
• To demonstrate full understanding of product strategies, therapy knowledge, key competitors, marketing plan and communication objectives.
• To develop long term business relationships through regular contact with relevant customers to maximise business opportunities in both the primary and secondary care sectors.
• To develop local level opinion leaders and speakers and co-ordinate speaker meetings and symposia to enhance brand perception and product usage.
• To routinely feedback local competitor and market intelligence to RBM, NHS Liaison Manager and Marketing teams. 

Essential Skills
• Proven track record of high level sales experience, preferably with wider experience in pharmaceutical/healthcare sales or commercial roles.
• High level of commercial acumen with experience in managing a promotional budget.
• Sound understanding of business planning and account management skills. 
• Comprehensive understanding of UK pharmaceutical industry and the NHS. 
• Effectively manages and prioritises available resources.
• Effective communication skills.
• Analytical thinking and decision making.
• Action oriented, energetic and results focused.

Ashfield Healthcare is an energetic, fast-paced environment where people are highly valued. We’ll provide you with all the support, training and encouragement you need to deliver first-class results for our clients. With an international reach and great support, the opportunities here are wide and diverse. 

It’s our people that have made us successful, and we are committed to our values.
Quality, Partnership, Ingenuity, Expertise and Energy.

Successful candidates will benefit from a car, laptop, pension, healthcare and an excellent reward and recognition package. Please note that the ability to drive is a requirement of this role.

Please note if you have not heard from a member of the recruitment department within 7 days your application has been unsuccessful at this stage.

Thank you for your interest in Ashfield