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Key Account Manager - Team Expansion

£Competitive Financial Package | East Sussex, Kent, South London |  Hospital Sales, Key Account Manager |  Permanent  | Ref:888200



Will Wilson

Which team do you work in?

Sales and Marketing

Which area do you specialise in?

I specialise in Sales Force and Sales Management roles across the Midlands

How do you keep up-to-date with the issues in your sector?

By talking to candidates and clients on a daily basis, LinkedIn, industry news articles and blogs alongside various Pharma magazines. 

What's your favourite film and why?

It's a close call between Wolf of Wall Street, Inception and Snatch - but probably Snatch, Guy Ritchie and Brad Pitt at their best. 

If you could invent one thing what would it be?

The definitive cure to a hangover! Failing that a cure for the common cold. 

What makes you #DistinctlyDifferent?
I spent 6 months in West Virginia, U.S. on the Camp America scheme working with children aged 7-9. This gave me an understanding of caring for others and have transferred this skill into recruitment - supporting candidates' job searches and ensuring the role is right for them! 



The Role

Key Account Manager, Team expansion, South London, Kent and Sussex, £Competitive


The Company

Our client is a leading Pharmaceutical Company within Ophthalmology and has a number of recently launched products in addition to their established portfolio. Due to success of their current products, they are expanding their sales team and are seeking a highly successful and competent Key Account Specialist to join their small sales force to cover South London, Kent and Sussex.


The Role

Within this role as a Key Account Manager working within Ophthalmology, you will be responsible for:

  • Launching a brand-new Ophthalmology product in addition to promoting current products.

  • Leading your territory completely autonomously. You will be left to go out and hold the conversations with the people you believe will best benefit the company and sales across your territory.

  • Personally managing and identifying key accounts in the territory to maximise growth in existing accounts and win new business.

  • Develop business plans for your territory and implement strategy to maximise sales.

  • Establish partnerships with customers in both the NHS and private sector.



  • To be considered for this Ophthalmology Key Account Manager role, you will be able to demonstrate a strong work ethic and able discuss, in detail, when you have worked on established accounts but also how you brought on new business.

  • You will have a proven record of sales success.

  • Genuine passion for sales and strong clinical knowledge.

  • Have an awareness of NHS structure and policies and experience in gaining formulary or protocol inclusion.

  • Ideally have experience in ophthalmology, surgical or pharma and experience of working in a surgical theatre environment.


What should you do next?

This Key Account Manager position is a great role and won't be around for long! So don't delay. If you are unsure and need some advice, give me a ring, otherwise just click apply, upload your CV and send, it's really that easy!

Unless otherwise stated, if applying for a job within the European Union, you must ensure that you are already authorised to work there. Carrot Pharma Recruitment Ltd acts as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency on behalf of our client in recruitment for this role.

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