Location: UK Field/Home Based
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Closing Date: 06 August 2021
ABOUT THE ROLE
Eakin Surgical is targeting significant expansion of its fledgling Contract Manufacturing activities and as a key member of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT), the Sales Engineer for Eakin Surgical Ltd is key to this growth. You will be responsible for managing and growing the UK based medical contract manufacturing and sterilisation sales activities, working closely with the operations teams to ensure we are leveraging our core skills. The primary function of the role is to maintain and grow existing relationships, plus identify and convert new business opportunities. This is an international role but with a strong emphasis on being active in the appropriate local medical device sector.
Responsibilities include sales budgeting and forecasting, setting, and achieving strategic goals in line with the business objectives.
The role will involve working closely with clients to ensure Eakin Surgical deliver in a timely fashion to their needs. Working closely with the team to ensure we have the capacity and capability to deliver.
KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS
Problem solving – Generates and promotes solutions. Sees clearly which is the best way forward. Able to make decisions and commitments within appropriate time frame.
Commercial Orientation – Ensures appropriate data is used to evaluate risks. Looks at the wider implications and is likely to try to assess the long-term impact. Influences others and intervenes to get appropriate results
Strategic Awareness – Maintains a strong awareness of long-term goals and plans, keeping the future eventualities and possibilities in mind. Thinks in a global way and sees the bigger picture. Is likely to make impact on future direction and outcomes
Resilience – Can work under pressure, remains calm, thinks clearly and manages emotion under pressure. Addresses issues without being aggressive or controlling and can easily bounce back from setbacks. Is open to feedback and doesn’t dwell on past events.
Networking – Feels relaxed about relating to people and soon forges and builds relationships. Works well in an environment of mutual support and information sharing. Is not afraid to direct people or ask for their help.
Oral Communication – Talks readily and confidently to people, expressing themselves with obvious ease. Speak out and makes themselves heard, often playing a leading and influential role in debate and discussion.
Interpersonal / Influencing – Deals with other in a convincing way that leads to gaining agreement without relying on hierarchy and shows sensitivity to working relationships. Doesn’t give up easily in the face of opinions that differ from their own. Influences others to reach conclusions and gain agreements.
Entrepreneurial Instinct – Identifies new, sometimes radical, business and development opportunities and drives them forward with enthusiasm and energy. Influences direction and outcomes and copes with an element of risk