Regional Account Director – South West and South Wales

    Star Medical
    November 7, 2018
    South West, United Kingdom
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    Star are delighted to be partnering with a pioneering Swedish pharmaceutical company who are launching into the UK market with a ground-breaking product for the treatment of opioid addiction. This innovative product has the potential to greatly improve outcomes for patients and their families, and also make a positive impact in local communities.

    As part of this build, we are recruiting for a Regional Account Director to cover the whole of the South West of England and South Wales.

    This senior Market Access and Business Management role will have full responsibility for the launch and commercialisation of this highly innovative product within defined accounts.

    The RAD is responsible for high-level commissioner and provider engagement to secure funding and protocol inclusion for the product. They will take full ownership of the regional and local account plans and will have accountability for driving commercial outcomes and delivering optimal ROI. The RAD will be responsible for driving local market access, deploying appropriate pull through commercial resource at the right time and optimising services to enable appropriate uptake of the product.

    The ideal candidate for the role of Regional Account Director will have/be:

    • A Bachelor or Master's Degree in life sciences, business administration or equivalent. Further qualifications (i.e. MBA or equivalent) would be advantageous.
    • A successful track record in sales, market access and service redesign preferably in specialty medicine OR experience working at a senior level within local authority or NHS commissioning
    • Experience of managing P&L and delivering financial goals.
    • Experience of effective strategic business planning and delivery on the plan.
    • An experienced line manager with an understanding of differential resource deployment.
    • An excellent working knowledge of the UK environment including Local Authority, NHS and public health policies, structures, funding streams and processes.
    • A successful record of accomplishment in developing relationships with key opinion leaders, patient organisations and other external key stakeholders.
    • Creative and innovative in finding solutions and approaches to business opportunities.
    • A passion for delivering quality healthcare solutions.
    • The ability to handle complex technical information and business challenges.
    • Excellent team working skills with both sales and cross functional colleagues.
    • A willingness to engage, learn and share best practice across the team and organisation.
    • Prepared for significant travel and customer contacts.

    Apply for this role by sending your CV to via or contact Dave Alexander on 01225 326 393

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