Animal Health
Animal Health

Business Development Manager

Retail - Field Based


An opportunity has arisen to work for a leading healthcare consumables business in order to develop new and existing business in the retail side of their organisation. The business has seen a huge increase in sales activity in the recent months which has resulted in the need to expand their non-acute sales team. This role will be UK Wide and requires someone with extensive experience of new business development with major retailers and the top 4 grocers.


  • Identify and establish new relationships with high street and grocery retail customers
  • Create strong partnerships with existing customers
  • Develop prospects from opportunity through to implementation and winning business
  • Drive in-store sales through promotions and campaigns
  • Negotiate at a high level with autonomy to secure new business
  • Meet (or exceed) margin target returns from accounts
  • Collaborate with the marketing team to design a credible, robust and long term in-store retail growth strategy
  • Partner with supply chain colleagues to create an accurate stock demand plan

About You

  • Previous success managing retail sales with key or national accounts is essential
  • Previous success selling direct to multiples, OTC products would be highly advantages
  • Exceptional communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong numerical skills to understand and calculate margin, trading terms and broader sales negotiation variables
  • Collaborative working style with colleagues at all levels of the organisation
  • Pragmatic approach to problem-solving and a desire to achieve results
  • An appetite to work in a fast-paced environment as part of a connected team
If you are interested in the above role then please apply or get in touch to discuss further.
Samantha Culling Managed by Samantha Culling
apply Posted - 20.08.2020

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