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Key Account Specialist

£competitive | South East, East of England/Home Counties |  Hospital Sales, Key Account Manager |  Permanent  | Ref:886563



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

Rare disease Key Account Manager, Medium sized Rare Disease Company, Home Counties, £competitive


The Company

We are working with a medium sized specialised Pharma Company that promotes a range of products within a variety of specialist therapy areas, many of which are prescribed on a 'named patient basis'. They have a highly autonomous working environment and promote an ethical and innovative sales approach with exciting projects being implemented across their portfolio.


The Role

As a Key Account Specialist, you will be promoting a range of products across a number of specialist therapy areas; Renal, Hepatology, Paediatrics, Haematology within the Home Counties, East Anglia, London and South East area.

  • You will adopt an account management approach across your territory and your customers will be: Secondary care, patient organisations and health service executives.

  • You will be required to work cross functionally, liaising with the sales team, marketing and medics in order to promote a highly specialist range of products within a clinically complex rare disease environment.

  • You will be required to build and maintain strong relationships with Key Opinion Leaders across your territory with the aim of employing them for agreed promotional objectives.



  • You will be a high performing Key Account Manager that is experienced in dealing with complex clinical and funding decisions.

  • You will have a comprehensive understanding of the New NHS and be able to account plan and prioritise accordingly, setting short, medium and long term goals in line with the marketing strategy.

  • You will be collaborative and able to work within a small team and share best practise with your peers.

  • Rare disease experience is NOT COMPULSORY however experience in a niche area (such as Haematology) would be beneficial

  • You need the drive and desire to work in a specialise area for a small, unique organisation.

  • You MUST have the ABPI.


What should you do next?

This Rare Disease 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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