National Sales Manager - Healthcare

National Sales Manager - Healthcare

Job Title: National Sales Manager - Healthcare
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Excellent salary plus benefits including generous OTE
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 15398 JH
Contact Name: James Hume
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 30, 2017 15:33

Job Description

  • Job Title: National Sales Manager - Healthcare
  • Territory: London North – Head office South West London
  • Generous OTE plus Car and Other Benefits Including Pension, Healthcare, Life Assurance and Others
  • Excellent Opportunity to Take Control of a Newly Formed Business Unit
  • Responsible for a National Sales Team Promoting Visioncare Products to the Independent Sector.


James Hume is recruiting for a National Sales Manager to take control of a newly formed business unit that is responsible for the promotion of vision care products to the independent sector for this multi national eye care company based in South West London.  They are well-established leading eye care organisation who have been at the forefront of visionary innovations since their conception with a market leading presence in the UK.  The team operates in the independents channel promoting contact lenses, including a market leading product, and associated consumables to opticians and pharmacies.  

Company Description

The company are a leading and rapidly evolving eye care organisation with the mission to enhance the quality of life of their patients by improving their vision.  Since their inception over 120 years ago they have been at the forefront of their field developing the latest innovations to improve eye care.  As part of a wider global organisation they are well placed to achieve their aim and they are still developing new technologies to improve patients' quality of life.  They have a unique culture based on working collaboratively to achieve the company’s goals taking a professional and committed approach.  In the UK they have c150 employees which means they take a small company approach to their work, further enhancing the collaborative nature of their culture.   

The Opportunity:  

This is a national role where you will be leading a team of 6 sales people in the vision care unit, selling to the independents and regionals sector.  With the responsibility to motivate, lead and guide them to achieve targets.  You will provide leadership through effective communication of the company’s vision, strategic business planning, active coaching and development of the team.  Particularly with an upcoming new product launch.  Working closely with each team member to develop and improve performance to achieve targets through activities such as co travels, observations and measurement of results.  

In addition you will have an area of your own in London working directly with target customers to grow business and achieve targets.  The range of products is market leading including one that is revolutionary and different to what is currently on the market.  They are an established presence in the sector meaning you will be taking over an existing and profitable patch.

This is an influential role within the company where you will be working in  with departments across the whole company to deliver significant sales performance throughout the UK directly and by leading your team to success.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

You will need to have demonstrable experience leading sales teams successfully, within the healthcare and FMCG sectors with previous personal sales experience.  You will be experienced at managing performance across a diverse and national team.  Their head off is based in South West London and you will need to be able to travel there on a regular basis.

You will need to live in London or surrounding areas due to your patch and to be in easy reach of the Head Office.

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