Sales Associate Sports Medicine - West London in London at Stryker Corporation

Stryker
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Date Posted: 10/8/2019 Why Join Our Talent Network?

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Job Description

We are looking for a Sales Associate in the West London area to join our London Sports Medicine Sales team.Working closely with an experienced Sales Representative, you will develop and foster strong relationships with key opinion leaders. You will take an active part in customer education in the field, supporting the Sales Representative to achieve greater customer engagement and commercial success. You will actively pursue business opportunities to grow Stryker business in targeted accounts, and at all times display exemplary customer service and patient focus.In this role you will:

  • Develop the skills required to become an effective sales representative.
  • Learning and practicing the techniques required to grow the volume of a defined territory through sales of Endoscopy products.
  • Learn to manage business in accounts within an existing sales territory and become responsible for the day to day running of key accounts.
  • Become proficient in dealing with; stock issues, instrument requirements, organising loan kits, organising and carrying out regular customer training, learning to provide guidance on orthopedic and general surgery in a hospital theatre environment.
  • Supporting other sales managers to allow them to concentrate on new business acquisition, new account development.

Essentially this a training role with a view to becoming a full time Sales Representative with independent targets and business objectives.Initially there will be no individual sales target. Bonus will be based on achievement of milestones/objectives and regional target achievement.In this role you will be supporting all Sports Medicine related products.Key Activities & Accountabilities:

  • Learning the skills required to manage a territory effectively and grow business in line with regional sales objectives.
  • Learn how to implement training sessions and workshops on the use of Stryker Sports Medicine products. Deliver these sessions to nurses, theatre practitioners and surgeons.
  • Develop knowledge and understanding of hospital needs, with a view to providing appropriate products. Learn how to determine what quantities of kit to provide and the internal mechanisms to acquire kit and manage stock held in hospitals.
  • Learn how to gain an understanding of customers’ needs and identify the opportunity to promote and sell Stryker’s products. Training will be given on basic selling, presenting and negotiation techniques.
  • Gain an understanding of the different ways to provide product into a hospital through consignment of kit or use of our loan service and learn to manage these channels to best suit our customer’s needs.
  • Provide customer service to an existing customer base within the theatre and clinical environment. This will involve a specific set of hospitals where the candidate will have day to day communication and need to respond promptly to requests from customers in those hospitals. The candidate will be required to build relationships with key personnel in these hospitals.
  • At all times appreciate that provision of appropriate medical care for the patient is of paramount importance and our priority is to only ever recommend product that is appropriate.
  • Working closely with other sales team members within the defined region, and the Regional Sales Manager, to ensure customer service levels are best in class across that region. Attend surgeon training meetings and educational conferences.
  • Demonstrate outstanding ethics at all times. Treat customers and other employees with respect. Represent Stryker in the best possible light.
  • Audit theatre and hospital stock (implants, disposables and instruments) – manage consignment levels and ensuring good asset management and stock rotation. Become familiar with iPad application to manage and monitor stock held in customer accounts.
  • Learn how to conduct trials and evaluations of product in theatre and clinical environment as required.
  • Make observations of customer needs and liaise with sales colleagues to follow up on and introduce new or additional Stryker product and/or support.
  • Learn to record details of customers and maintain a basic business plan highlighting daily, weekly and monthly objectives. Start to develop the skills needed to prioritise where to allocate time and resource and how to grow business.

Job Requirements

  • Commercial acumen, an interest or experience of dealing with customers would be beneficial.
  • Computer skills, MS Office.
  • Workshop/demonstration skills/training skills/presentation skills.
  • A background that demonstrates an ability to engage with others, influence, motivate and work hard.

Work From Home: Field-based

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