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Healthcare Category Manager

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
Dependent on experience
Closing date
1 Jul 2023

Job Details

Are you an experienced Category Manager with pharmaceutical account management experience looking for an exciting and unique job opportunity?

We are currently looking for a Healthcare Category Manager to join a leading healthcare manufacturing company.

The purpose of this role is to deliver on the sales strategy for the Healthcare Category, manage a small group of Account Managers and Senior Account Managers covering a set of assigned development accounts cross site and have responsibility for key accounts within the Healthcare sector delivering on business KPI's.

The role is focussed externally in dealing with the customer and internally managing and driving forward the business to achieve customer requirements and business budgets. This is a remote role but will require regular customer visits and visits to the company sites when required.


Your duties as the Category Manager will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will be the customer face of the company, managing and communicating at all levels of business activity and will manage a small group of cross category Account Managers and Senior Account Managers.

2. You will have ownership of rolling 3 year category strategic internal business plans to identify and develop sales strategy for category including business case investment, confident in the ability to bring meaningful change to deliver results for the business.

3. As the Category Manager, you will also be responsible for management assigned key accounts business plans which are to be reviewed on a monthly basis to track against forecast / budget. This includes ownership of commercial negotiation of the product portfolio and ensuring total product costs associated for category is maintained and reviewed quarterly, ensure full cost control of indirect and direct costs.

4. Additionally, you will be working closely with Project Managers to ensure onboarding of customers with the new product introduction process is delivered and you will own Commercial Contracts and Technical Agreements as well as ensuring customer KPI's are achieved.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Healthcare Category Manager we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. The ideal candidate must have good knowledge and experience of managing pharmaceutical customers at an operational and strategic level, with a track record of delivering on their targets. Having experience operating in an MHRA manufacturing environment is also required.

2. Strong relationship management and communication skills, with a proven track record of developing customer relationships. The candidate will need to demonstrate an ability to communicate and lead internally at all levels to provide the best business and customer outcomes.

3. An experienced line manager and negotiator with good commercial acumen who is numerate and analytical in their thought processes is also essential.

Key Words: Healthcare Category Manager | Pharmaceutical | Science | Business Development | Sales Account Manager | MHRA | GMP

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.


Hyper Recruitment Solutions is a specialist and highly compliant recruitment consultancy dedicated to the Science and Technology sectors.

Hyper Recruitment Solutions (HRS), founded and run by Ricky Martin and in partnership with Lord Alan Sugar, has a wealth of recruitment expertise as well as compliance and commercial awareness. We offer a range of permanent, temporary and contract staff.

Our vision is to provide recruitment solutions which will assist in the improvement and quality of life for all. To do so, HRS will focus on the support of sectors whose primary focus is in making the world a better place. This could be working for a Pharmaceutical company who is developing new and existing therapeutics or an FMCG business who is making the latest consumer products in a sustainable and efficient way. We want to provide a service to those areas of actual need which will have an impact on us all.

We provide services across a broad range of industries including the following specialist sectors:

• Biotechnology
• Pharmaceutical
• Medical Device
• Clinical Research
• Food / FMCG
• Engineering
• Science

With all jobseekers we are looking to form close relationships where we can offer you the most accurate and useful advice. We intend to not only find and present the most ideal career options to you, but we want to provide advice on the entire recruitment process. We are a business who listens and advises and as shown on our website we have a clear ‘candidate commitment’ to ensure your search is in the most professional and capable hands. Some of the key areas we focus on include:

• Quality Assurance (including Qualified Persons)
• Clinical Research (all phases and therapeutic fields)
• Bioinformatics
• Research & Development
• Consumer Insight and Sensory
• Lean and Continuous Improvement
• Engineering (all disciplines)
• Manufacturing, Scale up and Technology Transfer
• Packaging and Sustainability 
• Medical Affairs
• Sales and Business Development
• Information Systems & Technology
• Executive Appointments

HRS has been awarded membership to the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) and APSCo (Association of Professional Staffing Companies). This is to assure all clients and candidates that our processes and practices comply with all relevant government and recruitment industry regulations.

Lord Sugar, Ricky Martin and everyone at HRS look forward to working with you. Please do not hesitate to visit our website or contact us via
Telephone: 02032 255 120

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0203 910 2980
Amshold House
Goldings Hill

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