Account Manager

Date:  Sep 15, 2022
Category:  Sales and Marketing
Location: 

Richmond, VA, US

*Candidates must reside in Richmond, VA or the surrounding area***

Position Overview
The Account Manager is responsible for generating, closing sales, and providing support of Mizuho OSI medical device products and services to hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and physicians in a specifically defined geographic territory. The position must consistently sell across all product lines and meet sales quota established by senior management.

 

We are looking for you, if you have the ability to:

  • Be a strategic business owner
  • Bring innovative solutions to change the lives of patients undergoing surgery
  • Articulate valued information to all levels within the healthcare facility
  • Work in a team environment to provide best in class customer satisfaction

 

Here is what you will do day-to-day

  • Gain market knowledge and maintain awareness of procedures, new technologies, and techniques to develop sales approach. Maintain awareness, compile, and communicate competitive information on equipment and devices preferred by the marketplace.
  • Develop professional relationships within the healthcare community in assigned territory with physicians, hospital management, procurement, and clinical personnel. Evaluate customer’s needs and emphasize salable product features, using technical knowledge of capabilities and limitations of current product offering.
  • Proactively identify new business opportunities, maintaining a three (3) year funnel visible in Salesforce.com, or the applicable technology. Document precisely what future sales orders will occur.
  • Negotiate terms of sale including pricing, warranty, and special features with administrative and multi-specialty clinical personnel.
  • Educate and train customers on Mizuho OSI products. Provide pre and post-sale product demonstrations, customer product in-services and clinical support. Attend surgical cases to support staff in the use of Mizuho OSI products and equipment as necessary. Adhere to specific hospital protocols and procedures.
  • Advise customers of equipment for a given need based on technical knowledge of the market procedures and products.
  • Utilize the “Trust Triangle” and sales tools throughout the sales process. Maintain sales activity reports as required by RM and through the use of the company-provided CRM program; update the system a minimum of once per day on the status of pending sales opportunities and other pertinent customer account information.
  • Represent Mizuho OSI products at tradeshows and courses when requested to do so.
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with partner roles within the Company.
  • Provide Sales coverage for vacant Sales territories when requested to do so.
  • Provide training and instruct other Account Managers and members of the department and the company, by passing along skills and information to assist then in their development.
  • Uncrate and set up capital equipment sold at customer’s facility.
  • Maintain a company issued cell phone and portable computer in order to conduct business. Participate in the company provided vehicle program.
  • Complete and submit accurate expense reports to document activity and expenditures in a timely manner according to the Expense Policy.
  • Become an independent employee able to analyze problems and formulate plans to overcome challenges and to get work done quickly with a high degree of quality. To make sound and logical decisions and choose the appropriate courses of action based on the parameters of the situation at hand and to use continual improvement problem solving skills.
  • Understand, support and follow the Corporate Vision, Mission & Values Statements.
  • Support company goals and objectives.
  • Understand, follow and support Mizuho OSI’s internal Quality System policies, procedures and work instructions including but not limited to applicable external regulations (21 Code of Federal Regulations Part 820 Quality System Regulations and applicable International Standards).

 

Requirements

What you will need to be successful in this role:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business administration or related field; three to five years of selling experience in the medical marketplace, device/capital equipment preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Excellent customer focus with a high sense of urgency. Ability to successfully execute professional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to clearly express oneself verbally in the English language (additional languages also preferred) using good grammar, vocabulary, eye contact, and friendly voice inflection with all employees. Ability to communicate effectively with employees and other business contacts in a courteous and professional manner. Persuasive and expositive skills are also required.
  • Neat and professional appearance and outgoing people-oriented personality which conveys pride in working for Mizuho OSI and which is demonstrated with a ready smile and a willingness to assist others.
  • Excellent computer skills including operating Windows based personal computers, various office equipment and machines, and telephone system. Ability to efficiently and effectively use Microsoft products such as Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce.com or similar CRM is preferred.
  • Ability to function calmly in a fast-paced environment managing multiple priorities simultaneously. To be able to positively manage situations of a dynamic nature; to be able to modify plans, actions, and decisions in light of changing situations and circumstances while still meeting, or proposing modified, deadlines. In addition, critical thinking and negotiation skills are required.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively express oneself through written means, to properly use such technical factors as grammar, punctuation, vocabulary, and correct spelling. To be able to prepare business letters, memorandums, and reports. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong presentation, project and organizational skills.
  • Ability to effectively make formal and informal product presentations to individuals as well as to large groups, including physicians, RNs, OR staff, Hospital Supply Chain, and Hospital Executives.
  • Ability to perform basic arithmetic functions, create and reconcile reports, demonstrate strong analytical skills, and attention to detail.
  • To respond sensitively to the needs and feelings of others regardless of position; to accept interpersonal differences, to maintain rapport, and to interact effectively with all levels of employees within the organization.
  • To be able to demonstrate an understanding, and the regular use of a time management process, which systematically structures one’s own work to provide for effective task performance, territory management, and to plan and prioritize items to meet future demands.
  • Ability to establish and accomplish goals independently and to function as a positive and productive team member.
  • Knowledge of the Trust Triangle sales process preferred.
  • Ability to function in an operating room environment and attend surgical procedures as necessary.
  • Must live within 20 miles driving distance of assigned territory.
  • Able to provide a valid driver’s license and qualify for company’s auto insurance policy.
  • Ability to travel extensively about 50 – 75% within the U.S and Canada, and cover the business travel expenses, and submit reimbursements in accordance with company policy.
  • Mechanical aptitude and ability to learn anatomy, physiology and medical terminology.

 

What you need to be prepared for:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Routine and frequent travel requires driving and sitting in a car for long periods of time. Air travel is also required on occasion. Walking or standing within the hospital and/or its Operating Room areas is routinely required. Bending, kneeling and stretching may also be required for the operation of capital equipment and for attending surgeries. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl to set up or in-service a table. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently push or move up to 150 pounds to uncrate and relocate a table. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and far vision, color vision. Job duties are performed in a hospital Operating Room requiring adherence to the hospitals gowning and sterility protocols, using mechanical parts and tables. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. Some job duties are performed in a home-office environment using standard office equipment such as a computer, and telephone. The noise level in the work environment should be low to moderate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

NOTE: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties or functions to be performed by the incumbent. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties/functions requested by their supervisor.

FOR OUR SERVICE MEMBERS AND VETERANS
Mizuho OSI values the service Veterans and their family members have given to our country and we support the hiring of returning Service Members and military spouses. If you are a Veteran or wounded warrior and would like assistance with the employment process at Mizuho OSI, please contact HR at (510) 429-1500.

FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
If you are a person with a disability or a disabled Veteran and are applying for a job with Mizuho OSI, we would like to ensure your application process goes as smoothly as possible. If you need additional assistance, information or answers to your questions, feel free to contact HR at (510) 429-1500.

Top Reasons To Join The Mizuho OSI Team

• Privately held company with a tradition of market leadership and best-in-class innovation
• Fast-paced entrepreneurial culture focused on dramatically improving patient outcomes through personal empowerment
• Emphasis on continuous improvement and celebration of our values of R.E.S.P.E.C.T. and the Mizuho OSI Way.
• Create innovative solutions designed and manufactured at our HQ in Northern California

The Mizuho OSI Way

In 1978, we set out to change the way patients undergo surgery. As a Mizuho OSI customer, you can expect our commitment to the following…
• We commit to your satisfaction. If you are dissatisfied, we will strive to make it right.
• We do things the right way. We commit to hire people with competence, generosity and a caring attitude.
• We motivate our employees to use their individual strengths to provide creative solutions, changes, and innovations.
• We anticipate your needs through customer experiences, thus nurturing our relationships.

Collectively, this creates an environment that enables and inspires healthcare professionals to improve the lives of patients.
Dare to go further. Care to do more.

EOE STATEMENT

Mizuho OSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes business decisions based on job related criteria only. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, sexual identity, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.

BENEFITS

At Mizuho OSI, we believe better solutions and decisions are born of diversity and are proudly an EEO/AA employer. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k with matching, educational assistance and more.

FOR OUR SERVICE MEMBERS AND VETERANS

Mizuho OSI values the service Veterans and their family members have given to our country and we support the hiring of returning Service Members and military spouses. If you are a Veteran or wounded warrior and would like assistance with the employment process at Mizuho OSI, please contact HR at (510) 429-1500.

FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

If you are a person with a disability or a disabled Veteran and are applying for a job with Mizuho OSI, we would like to ensure your application process goes as smoothly as possible. If you need additional assistance, information or answers to your questions, feel free to contact HR at (510) 429-1500.


Nearest Major Market: Richmond