General Electric Ventilation Product Sales Specialist- South UK in South UK, United Kingdom

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Role Summary:

As the Ventilation/Respiratory Product Sales Specialist you will be responsible for creating and winning sales opportunities for the GE products. This role is the clinical expert for the South UK territory for ventilation products. Are you clinically trained in this area and looking for a customer focussed commercial role? Join GE and help provide the healthcare system with incredible GE products!

Essential Responsibilities:

As the clinical/technical sales expert for his/her assigned products/solutions/services, will differentiate GE’s offerings, convey compelling value propositions, lead the opportunity, qualify the customer needs, develop & present solutions proposals/quotations, & respond to customers’ clinical/technical/process questions in order to successfully close increasingly complex clinical/technical/solution sales.

Financial Performance

• Accountable to achieve orders & sales OP target for assigned accounts/territory

• Provide input to deal pricing strategy & ensure pricing compliance for segment opportunities

• Forecast orders/sales within the applicable sales funnel tools & reports for their products/solutions/services in their assigned territory/accounts

Territory & Account Management

• Create business plans for territory/assigned accounts including, but not limited to opportunity development, competitive strategies & targets

• Build strong business relationships & formulate account strategies to continuously strengthen relationships within the assigned accounts/territory. Identify & respond to key account technical & departmental decision makers’ needs and maintain customer contact records in the relevant CRM tools

• Continuously develop and improve a network of key opinion leaders within the assigned territory

• Track and communicate market trends to/from the field including competitor data, and develop and lead effective counter-strategies

Product & Market Expertise

• Maintain up to date detailed knowledge of their product/services. Able to present/discuss the technology & clinical benefits in terms which are relevant to customers

• Maintain up to date market & competitor knowledge related to their product/solutions/services

• Continuously update their understanding of customers changing clinical and/or operational issues and challenges

• Create viable product configurations meeting customer needs effectively, while achieving optimum margin for GE

• Differentiate assigned product offering during the various stages of the sales process, effectively using GE resources/approved product marketing/product promotion material to actively support the customer through their decision-making process towards a successful outcome for GE

• Promote product/solution and the company at relevant medical conferences/technical exhibitions

Opportunity management

• Identify/create new opportunities and work with sales leaders & account teams to continuously increase prospect funnel

• Drive tender/bid process including the needs qualification, vendor selection, quotation and closure of their sales opportunities to meet orders/sales/margin targets as well as to maximize customer satisfaction

• Create and maintain opportunities in the applicable sales funnel tool and/or CRM tools

• Ownership of order & configuration quality at the point of entry to ensure accuracy, configuration integrity and that all requirements are tied to documented customer inputs

• Estimate date of delivery to customer based on knowledge of the company's production and delivery schedules ensuring fulfillment of the order is according to customer expectations and enhances customer satisfaction

Qualifications/Requirements:

• Clinically trained in ventilation, critical care, respiratory or equivalent experience and knowledge

• Previous experience in an intensive care environment

• Excellent communication skills and customer focussed

• Fluent in English

• Ability to synthesize complex issues and communicate in simple messages

• Able to travel extensively within territory

• Valid motor vehicle license

• Excellent organizational skills

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website

http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/visas-immigration/working

Desired Characteristics:

• Commercial experience or desire to work in a customer facing role would be beneficial

• Proven ability to demonstrate and present

Locations: United Kingdom; South UK

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.