Area Sales Manager

Job Type:
Job Sector:
East Anglia
£45,000 to £100,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£Competitive + Comprehensive Benefits + Commission
Job Ref:

Area Sales Manager (Home Counties & East Anglia) – Cambridge – Full Time – Permanent – £Competitive + Comprehensive Benefits + Commission

Are you a strong communicator capable of selling to customers and into hospitals within your set area and drive sales targets?

Would you like to fulfil an Area Sales Manager position for a successful and leading sterilisation company covering the Home Counties and East Anglia region?

If so, Steris are looking for an Area Sales Manager to join their dedicated and successful UK Sales NHS department covering the Home Counties & East Anglia region. As the Area Sales Manager your role will be focussed on the promotion and selling of Steris’ company products, achieving and exceeding agreed objectives.  We are looking for proactive and tenacious individuals with the ability to sell to customers and within hospitals, preferably with experience within a field sales position.

If you have the necessary skills for this Area Sales Manager position and it sounds like the exciting opportunity for you, please apply today!


About Steris

STERIS is a leading provider of infection prevention and other procedural products and services. The company is focused primarily on healthcare, pharmaceutical and medical device Customers. Our mission is to help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science products and service solutions around the globe.

As our world continues to grow, we know the threat of infection is something we need to diminish each and every day.  That's why our story began back in 1985, when we were known as Innovative Medical Technologies.  Shortly after, we changed our name to STERIS, and we haven't stopped growing ever since.  Over the years, we've acquired several companies, all in the name of helping our customers create a healthier and safer world.  Now we have over 12,000 people working, learning and growing together and we are doing business in over 52 countries.

The Role

As the Area Sales Manager you will be responsible for the promotion and selling of the Steris’ products through regular visits to all customers and hospitals, ensuring maximum profit on a continuing basis within the Home Counties and East Anglia region. You will initially determine and agree a Territory Sales Activity plan alongside the National Sales Manager to achieve and exceed the territory sales targets and objectives.

Other Area Sales Manager responsibilities will include:

Collect information about competitors’ products and prices, reporting this into the Marketing Department
Maintain own stock of samples and sales literature, obtaining replenishments from Lancing when necessary and maintaining customer records and submit as required
Organise and set up exhibitions, meetings and study days on behalf of Steris
Follow up customer complaints immediately, completing required documentation
Investigate complaints regards delivery problems and identify the source of the issue
Develop efficient working relationships with peers, Sales Management and all related departments ensuring effective communication
Maintain cost-effective control over personal expenses and report details of other expenditure accurately and regularly
Undertake any other duties that may become necessary


Key Skills, Experience and Attitudes

Able to work independently and to own initiative
Analytical and proactive approach
Previous field sales experience with a successful track record
Competitive and tenacious work ethic
Interpersonal skills
Strong negotiating and influencing skills
Hold a full clean driving license
Team player
Experience within an Operating Theatre setting (desirable)
Successful track record of field sales techniques
Field sales experience gained with capital equipment sales (desirable)
Computer literate- proficient in Microsoft package


Next Steps

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience for this Area Sales Manager role, then please click apply and complete our application process.

Good luck and thank you for your interest in Steris!
Package descriptionArea Sales Manager (Home Counties & East Anglia) – Cambridge – Full Time – Permanent – £Competitive + Comprehensive Benefits + Commission

**Skills Required**

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Contact Details:
Tel: 0200 000 0000
Contact: Meg Pond-Knight

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