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Dispensing Account Specialist

United Kingdom: North England / Yorkshire North Yorkshire and Humber

Ref: UK14798

Company :Ashfield Healthcare
Location : North Yorkshire and Humber
Vacancy Type : Client headcount - permanent
Position : Dispensing Account Specialist

05/06/2017 10:40:09

Job Description

Ashfield Healthcare is proud to be partnering with one of the UK’s largest pharmaceutical companies, in order to provide a permanent headcount opportunity for an experienced Dispensing Account Specialist to join an established respiratory team. Driving both the market share and sales for the client’s innovative product portfolio primarily across Dispensing Doctor accounts throughout North Yorkshire and Humber, you will be responsible to identifying and advising business development opportunities, promoting the portfolio to key decision makers across Primary Care and providing a high level of respiratory expertise to improve the health of patients, whilst also supporting Dispensing Doctors and their budgeting requirements throughout the region.

Key Responsibilities

  • To effectively manage Dispensing Doctor accounts in order to achieve agreed targets and activity parameters, whilst therefore increasing the sales demand, company revenue and market share of the product portfolio
  • Utilising the appropriate influencers, such as GPs and Dispensary Managers, you should aim to drive medication reviews across the NHS at Practice level
  • Adopting long term commercial partnerships, you should influence targets customers in order build acquisition, retention and customer loyalty
  • To effectively manage a promotional and educational budget
  • To implement a range of marketing activities and initiatives
  • The identification of business opportunities through the use of business planning and financially constructed commercial proposals
  • High levels of product knowledge should always be displayed to NHS customers.

Essential Skills

  • Outstanding negotiation skills and the ability to influence cost-driven Healthcare Practitioners
  • Previous experience supporting Dispensing Doctor accounts and knowledge of dispensing profit
  • Exemplary commercial acumen
  • Previous experience within contracts and tendering
  • Demonstrable results within a Key Account Management role or similar
  • The ability to interpret and make us of a range of available data sources to improve territory planning and the development of robust business proposals
  • Previous experience within respiratory care is beneficial but not essential

Background

Ranked as a ‘Top Employer’ in 2017 across both the UK and Europe, our client excels at providing outstanding training and progression opportunities for its 250 strong workforce. As well as providing an excellent career path for its team, the company has also achieved double-digit growth and has expanded into a range of innovative and up-and-coming therapy areas such as rare diseases and transplantation.

Ashfield is a fast-paced place to work where you will be highly valued. We will give you 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 is 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.

If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity please select "APPLY NOW" below.

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 and our client. Please note that this is a headcount opportunity.

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Please contact David Jones for more information about this Dispensing Account Specialist job.

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