Role filled in September 2008 - Consumer Healthcare Business Development Manager Jobs

Covering the following locations: Cardiff, Llandrindod Wells, Newport, Swansea

Business Development Manager

Territoy- Cardiff

Products Contact Lense range and solutions

" Reporting to a Regional Sales Manager, the Business Development Manager is responsible for the development of sales of CIBA Vision products in line with company objectives.
" For the remainder of 2008, the Business Development Manager will provide tactical sales coverage to selected key account branches nationwide.
" In Qtr 1 2009, territories will be reorganized allowing for the Business Development Managers to take full responsibility for managing both the National and Independent accounts on their selected region

" Sales Management of all customers within the region providing a principle point of contact for CIBA Vision with the overall aim of developing long-term sales.
" Detailing of new products and marketing initiatives to the account base in a targeted way.
" Responsible for the negotiation of pricing within agreed company guidelines with all customers outside of the control of the National Accounts Team.
" The effective management of National Account outlets within the region ensuring objectives set by the respective National Account Managers are achieved at store level.
" Responsible for ensuring an effective marketing plan is developed for the allocation of Marketing Development Funds (MDF) to ensure the most effective return.
" Planning and management of call plans to ensure the most effective territory management.
" Feedback market intelligence to sales and marketing management.
" Any other duties requested by the Regional Sales Manager.

In addition responsibilities will also include:

" Conducting training sessions as required.
" Attending road shows and exhibitions as required.

Job Package

BDM Starting Salary: Up to £27000
Bonus: Up to 35%
Company Car: Level B (BMW)
Allowances: Lunch - £1,333 per annum
Money Purchase Pension: Contribution of a minimum of 4% (employee). Company contribution from 8% rising
Share Save Scheme: Join after 2 months - details to be provided by Halifax. For every 2 Shares purchased CV will give 1.
Company Health Scheme: Novartis Health Care Trust - non contributory
Holidays: 25
Flextime/days in lieu: Days off in lieu as per discussion with Manager

Person Profile

" Educated to 'A' Level standard (or equivalent) with the ability to demonstrate knowledge and experience in a senior territory management role.
" The most important skills required are concerned with self-motivation, team-working, prioritisation (management of diverse tasks), ability to work under pressure, effective time management and organisation, customer-focus and the willingness to take ownership of projects.
" The most important management skills required are concerned with confidently championing the CIBA Vision Values and maintaining a customer focus
" The most important attributes required include proactivity, enthusiasm, commitment, an orientation towards achieving results/fulfilling objectives and having the drive to succeed in all areas
" Computer literacy including Excel, Word and PowerPoint are essential

Interview Process

2 Stage Interview

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Job Ref: 34155

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