Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.

Key Account Manager - Ophthalmology

Your tasks and responsibilities

• Achieve or exceed agreed budgeted sales of promoted brands and manage territory budget to maximise return on investment
• To propose and direct local and national account plans and establish successful relationships with major customers and monitor customer satisfaction
• Identify priorities and produce strategic business plan for territory
• Develop and implement key account management plan for each priority hospital
• Negotiate positive outcomes with appropriate customers regarding budget issues and discount initiatives where appropriate
• Develop and maintain positive relationships with all key stakeholders
• Contact and influence key stakeholders on the formulary/commissioning adoption pathway
• To ensure adherence to industry-specific codes of practice or conduct, advertising codes, regulatory directives and guidelines.

Who you are

• Ophthalmology experience highly desired
• Successful track record as a hospital specialist / secondary care representative
• Ability to embrace and implement the concept of key account management including the management of appropriate financial pathways to ensure product acceptance at all levels
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• High level of negotiation skills
• Highly motivated with positive attitude
• The ability to work independently and demonstrate pro-activity
• The ability to recognise potential issues and identify relevant solutions which add value and increase potential revenue generation
• Thorough knowledge of the ABPI code of practice and other appropriate guidelines
• Demonstrable competence of computer and IT skills

Field based role

London territory


St George's University Hospitals NHSFT

Barts Health NHS Trust

University College London Hospitals NHSFT

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

The Whittington Health NHS Trust

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Chelsea and Westminster Hosp NHS Foundation Trust100

Your application

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Country: United Kingdom
Location: Reading, Cambridge

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Recruitment Agencies 

At Bayer UK we have a well established list of preferred suppliers and there are no plans to review these arrangements at present.

Please Note: Speculative enquires from non preferred suppliers directly to the business are not welcome and will be taken into account when reviewing the preferred supplier arrangements. CV's will only be accepted by following our process - this will be with prior arrangement with the Talent Acquisition Team who will grant access to our recruitment portal. In the event of speculative CV's being sent directly to the business,  or the Talent Acquisition Team, agency ownership of the candidate will not be accepted.

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Last update: Feb 6, 2019   Copyright © Bayer AG