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Key Account Manager / Business Development Manager

Michael Page Sales
£35000 - £45000 per annum + car/allowance, bonus/commission
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

The role of Key Account / Business Development Manager is seeking an individual with ideally some experience selling into NHS/Acute Hospitals. This individual may have passion for driving growth in the Healthcare Textile industry. The successful candidate will be responsible for touching base with hospitals/providers in their patch (South + Greater London) with occasional visits to Head Office.

Client Details

My client is a well-established company who are seeing great organic growth within the healthcare textiles sector. They are known for their innovative products and commitment to excellence. They also have a growing international footprint.


The successful Key Account / Business Development Manager will:
  • Sell/maintain with warm business accounts: NHS Supply Chains / NHS Laundries / Acute Hospitals and potential to develop business in further sectors (i.e. Care Homes/Distributors).
  • Build rapport and trust at Supply Chain level and touch base with hospitals to ensure supply and demand are matched.
  • Learn and develop product knowledge (slide sheets, blanket sheets, gowns, slippy socks)
  • Track sales metrics and report data to senior leadership.
  • Identify new business opportunities to ensure company growth, including upselling and cross-selling.
  • Manage negotiations with clients effectively and close sales deals.
  • Address potential problems and suggest effective solutions.


A successful Key Account / Business Development Manager: should have:
  • A degree in Business, Marketing or a related field.
  • Some experience selling Healthcare Products into Healthcare/NHS/Care Homes OR knowledge of NHS Supply Chain
  • Patch Size: South England including Greater London
  • Excellent ability to work independently, manage your diary and work as part of a team
  • Strong understanding of customer and market dynamics

Job Offer
  • Salary £35,000 to £45,000 per year (DOE)
  • COMPANY CAR (fully expensed) or Car Allowance
  • Pension
  • Hybrid Working - 1 day working from home / field / HQ
  • A supportive company culture that encourages professional growth.

2 Stage Interview Process

1st MS Teams

2nd Face to Face

Please apply or share with your network if you know someone with suitable skillset who could be interested in this opportunity.


Michael Page Sales UK is a leading professional recruitment consultancy covering permanent, interim and contract recruitment. We have UK wide coverage with ten offices located in London, Weybridge, Reading, Birmingham, Bristol, Leicester, St Albans, Manchester, Leeds and Glasgow. The core markets we serve are Consumer, Business Services, Media, IT/Telco, Financial Services, Healthcare and Technical Sales, with a dedicated person or team in each location specialising in each of these sectors. The clients we work with are as diverse as the candidates we represent; from Blue Chips to SMEs, and Sales Execs to Sales Directors. Our Consultants are typically from relevant sales backgrounds giving first hand experience of the roles we recruit for. We pride ourselves on delivering unrivalled service levels to our candidates and our clients, our track record of success over the past 20 years means we stand out.

Within our Consumer Sales Division we have consultants within each of the 10 offices who dedicate themselves to this sector and no other. Our specialist capability is demonstrated further as we focus on sub sectors such as food, drink, household, foodservice, consumer electronics, apparel, health & beauty, consumer healthcare, pet and sports. Some of our key clients include Colgate, Beiersdorf, Dr Oetker, Johnson & Johnson, Matthew Clark, PZ Cussons, Kellogg’s, 2 Sisters, Samsung, Seven Seas, Twinings, Unilever, Reckitt Benckiser, SC Johnson, Warburtons, InBev, Kettle Chips, Hallmark, Luxottica, McCain, Britvic, General Mills, and Molson Coors to name but a few!

Michael Page Sales UK is part of Michael Page International with operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. As well as looking for high quality candidates for our clients, we are also always looking for top talent to work for us

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