The Berner Group

Berner Ltd. is a well-known Finnish group that was founded in 1883 by Norwegian Sören Berner. The company focuses on marketing, manufacturing, and importing high-quality goods. The growth of the business is based on long-term partnerships, own product development and acquisitions. The Berner family is an active and responsible owner.

The group operation is divided into business units for Consumer Goods, Gullviks/Farmer’s Berner, Agency, Berner Pro and Medical and Machines.

The core values of the group “work, integrity and humanity” are presented as below:

Work
The company’s foundation is its employee’s contribution to the company. All work at Berner is valuable, meaningful and productive. Our operations are founded on a spirit of entrepreneurship, with each person having influence and control over their work.

Integrity
All operations are based on honesty towards our customers, other partners and personnel. At Berner, integrity means acting in a dependable, fair, equitable, predictable and open manner.

Humanity
Berner succeeds when its employees succeed. Everyone is equal, regardless of their status. Berner cares for its employees and believes in their potential and capacity to develop.

Please familiarize yourself further with the company by visiting the website below.

http://www.berner.fi/en/home/

Berner is operating in the Swedish market under the legal name Bröderna Berner AB. The office is located in Malmö. The company is focusing on three areas in the Swedish market. These are Gullviks, Medical and Agency.

http://www.berner.fi/en/company/subsidiaries/


Berner Medical Sweden

The company’s strong knowledge of hospital hygiene, surgical and examination gloves and surgical products is their key strength within Swedish healthcare. The largest product group is Ansell surgical gloves.

http://medical.ansell.eu/products/medical-gloves

http://www.ansell.eu/

The headquarters is located in Malmö, but the sales team of three Product specialists/Account Managers covers the whole country. Warehouses are located in Malmö and Linköping. The main customers are public and private healthcare, wholesalers and veterinary clinics.

 

Product Specialist/Account Manager West

Berner Medical is looking for a Product Specialist/Account Manager for healthcare products (hospital hygiene, surgical and examination gloves and surgical products), to Western Sweden. Your biggest product group is Ansell surgical and examination gloves, one of the leading glove brands in the world.

This is a unique opportunity to work with well-known high-quality products and contribute to the further development of Berner Medical’s business in Sweden together with the team.

Reporting to the Sales Director Berner Medical, the Product Specialist/Account Manager will be responsible for the sales- and commercial activities with a focus on Western Sweden.

The Product Specialist/Account Manager’s key accountability is for sales for their region through development and execution of sales strategy and leading the effectiveness and implementation of a regional plan. The role will work in a close partnership of a cross-functional Swedish team currently consisting of two Product Specialists/Account Managers (East Sweden and South Sweden) colleagues, Warehouse, Logistics, Marketing, Customer Service and the Sales Director.

The Product Specialist/Account Manager position is home based with travelling in the region. The role requires fluency in Swedish and good English. The position requires a driver’s license.

Role opportunities

• To work with high quality products with a focus on one of the leading brands Ansell surgical and examination gloves.
• Opportunity to build your own business in your region.
• Very good conditions, i.e. good relations to the customers established already and good brands to work with.
• Being a key player and contribute to the further development of Berner Medical’s business in Sweden.
• As Product Specialist/Account Manager, be a regional leader with a broad responsibility for the sales- and commercial strategies and activities in the region
• A very good and solid organization with good benefits.
• Be part of an exciting journey to grow the business in Sweden with great opportunities for personal development.
• Lots of support and resources in the company.
• Work in a close cross-functional collaboration with a professional team with a solid team spirit working on a common objective.
• Family owned company, all the decisions are made close to you. This mean short decision lines and a unique opportunity to influence.

Required experience, skills and profile

We are looking for a candidate with a strong drive who will be a committed ambassador for Berner Medical.

The successful Product Specialist/Account Manager candidate will be experienced in successful sales- and customer operations in healthcare or experience from B2B in another industry.

The person will be self-motivated and work independently to deliver in all activities.

Also, the right candidate will be very customer focused, have excellent communication skills and be motivated by building relations to customers.

The successful candidate for the position will be a recognized sales profile with a proven track-record of effective cross-functional collaboration.

Education qualifications:
• Degree in Nursing, Healthcare, Economics or similar.

Certifications:
• Clean and valid Driver’s license.

Work Experience
• Solid experience and a solid track record from a sales position within healthcare or B2B in another industry.
• Understanding of healthcare practices and public tender legislation is an advantage.

Languages
• Fluent written and spoken Swedish and English.

Systems
• Experienced user of MS Office

Personal Attributes
• Driven, pro-active and capability to work independently.
• Excellent social skills, good at building relations with different stakeholders.
• Strong customer focus, delivering results and meeting customer expectations.
• Excellent communicator and ability to influence others.
• Entrepreneurial spirit and good judgment in managing the business.
• Team player
• Good planning skills

Location
• In the region, Västra Götaland and Halland.

Contact

For further information about the Product Specialist/Account Manager West position please contact Jenny Ringh or Magnus Klingberg, Recruitment consultants at PeakSearch. Apply for the position at http://www.peaksearch.se.

Jenny Ringh, Recruitment Consultant, +46-70-2358199, +46-8-54500100
jenny@peaksearch.se

Magnus Klingberg, Recruitment Consultant, +46-70-6780992, +46-8-54500100
magnus.klingberg@peaksearch.se