Johnson & Johnson Careers

National Sales Manager (UK/Ireland) - ACUVUE

Wokingham, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom; Berkshire, United Kingdom; Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom; Hampshire, United Kingdom; Oxfordshire, United Kingdom; Surrey, United Kingdom
Selling MD&D

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1805625997W


Location: Home based (office is Wokingham, RG40) – Approximately 3 days in office per week
Closing Date: 1st May 2018
About the company
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care is the contact lens division of the largest and most comprehensive manufacturer of healthcare products in the world. Johnson & Johnson Vision Care has established itself in 20 years as the world leader in contact lenses and its ACUVUE® brand is currently the No. 1 selling lens in the world and is distributed in over 70 countries worldwide.
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care is passionate about bringing vision to everyone, everywhere, every single day. Our mission is to lead in quality, customer experience, innovation and growth across the world. We are committed to becoming our customers’ most valued partner in vision care through not only providing the most creative products but also the practices and services that consistently make valuable contributions to their business. We are dedicated to improving patient satisfaction and helping our customers to achieve greater fitting success through providing continuous education. We invest consistently to raise the awareness and generating interest amongst consumers to the benefits of wearing contact lenses.
  • Operational management and leadership of the UK & Ireland field sales team to effectively grow the business in line with the Company’s objectives and the Credo.
  • Provide leadership to the field sales team and strong second line management of the sales management group, the National Sales Manager (NSM) will play a central role in the Management team as well as the overall success and direction of the business.
  • Drive operational excellence to ensure the Sales teams and wider business has a strong plan in the short and longer term to achieve the bold growth ambitions to double the business in 5 years.
  • The UK & Ireland business is the one of the largest markets within J&J Vision EMA and is thus a high-profile position with high visibility and responsibility in the region and globally. The field sales team has a total of 39 Full time equivalent heads.
  • Generate, lead and execute the sales strategy for J&J Vision Care UK & Ireland in alignment with core strategic goals to drive growth and exceed expectations.
  • Core member of the UK & Ireland Management Team
  • Work collaboratively with partners from other functions both within the UK & Ireland local market and across the EMA team including SFE, Marketing, Finance, Professionals Affairs, HR and Key Accounts.
  • Work closely with Marketing and the Channel managers in developing strong Key Account, Emerging Channel, regional and independents channel strategies and plan.
  • Drive the Plan of Action (POA) development and execution for each sales cycle as well as being in charge of the sales conference and training of the team.
  • Participate and provide key inputs to the business planning sessions to ensure compatibility to the sales plans.
  • Ensure sales organisation is effectively structured, deployed, aligned and utilised to achieve UK & Ire strategic goals and is supported by effective performance improvement processes
  • Communicate and implement the Company vision, credo and values to the Sales Team.
  • Analyse and communicate results against forecasts and present to senior management.
  • Recruit and develop great talent through the approved performance management process
  • Develop and implement reward and recognition structures that drive a culture of ‘over achievement’ and deliver growth. Create a working environment that champions commitment, collaboration and continuous improvement
  • Full responsibility for budget and cost centre.
  • Build strong, effective relationships with key Opinion Leaders, Professional Groups and, industry bodies.
  • Observe and ensure compliance to the highest possible standards across the company i.e. HCC, Regulatory etc.
  • Provide and demonstrate leadership both internally and externally and become a key contributor to the future success of the Vision Care franchise.
  • Ensure Credo, Compliance, Quality integrity is maintained always, promoting growth the right way, continuation of demand led culture.
  • Deliver against SAFE Fleet metrics and ensure safe drive culture maintained.


Experience Required:

  • Extensive experience within a field sales leadership role and a track record of leading a team that delivered sales success is essential as well as the ability to demonstrate their success in a second line management role.

  • Motivate and inspire others and lead the business into strong performance every quarter

  • A high energy and impactful individual who understands the need for urgency and continually demonstrates a desire to over exceed in their own and their team’s performance.

  • Has a clear appreciation and commitment to the importance of process and procedures.

  • A strong team player with optimum time management and organisational ability

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies are equal opportunity employers, and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, region, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Primary Location
United Kingdom-England-Wokingham
Other Locations
Europe/Middle East/Africa-United Kingdom-England-Hampshire, Europe/Middle East/Africa-United Kingdom-England-Oxfordshire, Europe/Middle East/Africa-United Kingdom-England-Surrey, Europe/Middle East/Africa-United Kingdom-England-Berkshire, Europe/Middle East/Africa-United Kingdom-England-Buckinghamshire, Europe/Middle East/Africa-United Kingdom-England-London
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Job Function
Selling MD&D
Requisition ID