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Job Category: Business Development
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Hemel Hempstead

Business Development Associate

Location: Hemel Hempstead

Working Hours: Monday – Friday, 9am – 5:30pm; 1 hour for lunch. Total working hours: 37.5 hours

Company operates Flexible Working Times; Arrive anytime from 8:00hrs – 10:00hrs and finish any time after 16:00hrs

Salary: Dependent on experience

Start Date: As soon as possible

The Role

This is a truly unique opportunity for a highly professional smart candidate who is willing to learn & develop. You will work alongside senior management in a supportive environment where you become an integral part of our success story. You will be working at international level and be responsible for 4 or 5 existing accounts, and developing new markets.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Developing professional working partnerships with internal and external stakeholders to positively influence sales potential and positioning of products.
  • Maintaining strong positive relationships with existing & new business accounts.
  • Developing a good commercial understanding of your international markets.
  • Driving account satisfaction by fully understanding customer requirements and needs in the relevant territories, and addressing and resolving any issues that arise.
  • Developing a good understanding of Cyclogest & the female health therapeutic area.
  • Proactively identifying leads and obtaining new business on a global level.
  • Work closely with Commercial manager to negotiate, develop & execute contracts with existing and new accounts as they arise.
  • Maintaining business plans for each of your accounts.
  • Accountable for hitting sales and profit targets to drive the business forward.
  • Reviewing monthly sales & profitability by account.
  • Staying abreast of competitor activities and look out for new opportunities.
  • Developing and maintaining action plans for how accounts will achieve targets, and identifying specific actions to increase revenue.
  • Developing annual business plans and forecasts with customers, which align with company targets.
  • Willingness and ability to assist with ad hoc business projects as defined and directed by the management team.
  • Working closely with regulatory, marketing, and logistics teams to ensure your accounts needs are met.
Requirements:
  • Ideally you will be a graduate with either a science or business degree. However, this is not critical providing you are highly self-motivated, smart & willing to develop and learn at a fast pace.
  • You will be account focused with the ability to develop outstanding professional relationships with all the key stake holders.
  • Strong team player with the ability to work as part of a team or individually, commercially minded with the ambition to win new business and contribute to business growth.
  • Demonstrable commercial and customer focused experience.
  • Problem solving, and action orientated.
  • Strong analytical and financial skills.
  • Proven track record in negotiating & influencing to deliver agreed and measurable objectives.
  • Able to adapt and manage change.
  • Self-starter with a ‘positive go get’ attitude.
  • Effective and persuasive communicator with excellent presentation skills.
  • Account management skills that demonstrate business acumen and an innovative approach to projects & solutions that bring added value to LD Collins and other stakeholders.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Strong IT skills, with high level of proficiency in Office applications.
  • Able and willing to travel internationally.
  • Above all, you must be a fun loving highly driven person.
Benefits:
  • 31 days’ holiday including statutory holidays, plus birthday
  • Health insurance
  • Company mobile and laptop
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Opportunity to take ownership for your work and to make an invaluable contribution
  • Opportunity to develop and excel your career within a company which is rapidly expanding.
  • Support and cooperation from a close-knit team in brand new modern offices
  • Opportunity to attend major international conferences
  • International travel
  • Be part of a dynamic fun-loving team

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