Smith & Nephew is a global medical technology business dedicated to helping improve people's lives. We have leadership positions in Orthopedic Reconstruction, Advanced Wound Management, Sports Medicine and Trauma. We have a global presence with 16,000 employees in more than 100 countries and revenue in excess of $4.8 billion. http://www.smith-nephew.com.

 

Product Specialist, SportsMed, Southern Sweden

Are you ready for new and exciting challenges and to work with market leading product? Join Smith & Nephew’s skilled SportsMed Team in Sweden and become part of the Smith& Nephew purpose Life Unlimited using technology to take the limits off living and help other medical professionals do the same. Smith & Nephew is looking for a highly motivated and independent individual who will take ownership of their territory, be a team player and put the customer at the center every day.

The Role
In the role as Product Specialist you will be responsible for driving and maximizing sales of Smith & Nephew’s products in southern Sweden through regular contact with the target customer base. As a Product Specialist you are expected to develop and deliver a high level of knowledge about S&N products and to sell and communicate the products’ advantages over the competition. You will also be conducting pre-tender activities and participate in tender submissions in collaboration with a skilled Tender Team.

The role is field based at the customers, including in the operating room. You are expected to be at least 80% of your time at the customers. The role includes some travel, mostly domestic and occasionally in the Nordics and Internationally.

The job assignment includes:
• Drive and maximize sales of Smith & Nephew products within an assigned territory through regular contact with the target customer base
• Hold clinical meetings/training sessions, product demonstrations and provide technical advice to customers
• Continuously assess the territory and market to identify and capitalize business opportunities
• Build strong relationships with key customers and develop knowledge in order to increase market share for S&N
• Work with and support all phases of the tender process
• Continuously develop selling skills through field visits, co-visits, exposing oneself to new learning opportunities, seeking feed-back from Customers, Manager and Colleagues

Territory: The district covers southern Sweden. Ideally, you are based in Skåne or Halland

Who are you?
As a person in the SportsMed team you have a high energy level and can drive your own success in the territory. You will further contribute to the strong team spirit we have across all territories in Sweden which is built on our cultural pillars: Care, Collaboration and Courage.

You have a proven experience from the medical devices or pharmaceutical industry with good knowledge and understanding of the challenges and opportunities in the local medical regions in southern Sweden. It is important that you have experience in working with tenders, account planning, budgeting and forecasting.

As a person we expect you to have a strategic mindset and to have a strong business acumen – it is important that you can turn strategies to plans and actions. You have strong interpersonal skills and can communicate complex information in an uncomplicated and understandable way. You drive your own success and development through ongoing learning and a positive winning attitude, with the ability to challenge status quo.

Would you like to know more?
For more information about the position, please contact Anders Larsson, Partner at Compass Human Resources Group at +46 73 203 46 91 or at anders.larsson@compass.se, Henrik Höjman, Sr Consultant at +46 72 207 53 65 or at henrik.hojman@compass.se. All enquiries will be handled with confidentiality. Interviews will be held on continuous basis, so we encourage you to apply already today.