Hospital Business Development Manager - Pharmaceuticals

Zest Optical
England, Berkshire, Slough
12 Feb 2018
12 Mar 2018
Jason Cox
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you an experienced Pharmaceutical / Medical Sales Representative capable of working in the Slough, Reading, West London or Oxford area? Have you got extensive experience selling into Hospitals or other Secondary Care providers? Our client - an innovative and agile Ophthalmic Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices company - is offering an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Manager to work a varied portfolio in a highly important territory, focusing on Secondary Care providers.

The business is a small/mid-sized company, and so the key to the success of an applicant for this exciting position will lie in their ability to demonstrate a strong track record within Secondary Care Pharmaceutical or Medical Device sales, alongside a proven background of autonomous and agile field work.

The Candidate:


  • Multiple years' experience working in Pharmaceutical or Medical Device Sales
  • A strong background selling into specialist healthcare providers
  • Demonstrable success in Business Development preferably within the Secondary Care sector
  • A solid understanding of selling into the NHS
  • A flair for autonomous working, setting their own business plans, managing their own time, and designing strategies to maximise sales
  • Experience managing promotional budgets and targeting prospects accordingly
  • Past experience making sales presentations and engaging clients on a 1:1 basis
  • Able to work a Thames Valley to Oxford territory
  • A full and clean UK driving licence


  • A background in Ophthalmics
  • ABPI qualification
  • A Life Sciences degree

The Role:

  • Take ownership of your territory to autonomously drive forward the Ophthalmic sales of the Business
  • Cover an area from Oxford to the West of London (candidates outside of this area may be considered depending on exact location)
  • Have a real say in the day to day operations of the business
  • Develop Business within the Ophthalmic sector utilising multiple mediums of engagement
  • Account management of existing customers within the territory, ensuring repeat business
  • Produce a territory action plan / strategy in conjunction with senior management in order to maximise sales
  • Update and maintain CRM sales systems accordingly
  • Stay up to date with changing landscapes in the Healthcare field

The Company:

  • Leading Ophthalmic Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices provider servicing retail, public services and industry
  • Small/Mid sized business where your voice will be heard
  • Expanding company, with most of the commercial teams based in field nationally
  • Forward thinking, agile, and growing organisation who provides freedom and autonomy to implement plans based on your experience

The salary:

In order to secure the services of the best talent in the sector, our client is willing to be flexible on package.

Zest Scientific is working to a tight deadline on this role, so please apply now and your CV will be reviewed immediately.

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