Business Development Manager (USA)

Role Type: Permanent, Full Time

Location: USA

Application Closes: 24/01/2020 at 23:59hrs (GMT)

Salary: Negotiable

Start Date: ASAP

The Company

Open Bionics Ltd is a company who design, develop and manufacture bionic limbs for amputees. Our mission is to: “create and democratise technology that enhances the human body”. In other words, we want to make beautiful bionic limbs more accessible and to turn disabilities into superpowers! We’ve won several awards and was recently named as one of Fast-Company’s most innovative companies in the whole of Europe. Visit our website to find out more about us!

Role Specification

This Business Development role would be perfect for someone who really wants to help children in particular, and expand access to the latest prosthetics technology to reach people with worse health insurance policies who would not typically get access to the best technology. The role would be extremely well suited to someone who's driven by a passion for positive change to the industry.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Developing strategies relating to customer satisfaction, sales growth, and market adoption
  • Conducting research on how to fulfil customers’ needs and to identify new customers
  • Arranging meetings with clients
  • Assisting with the promotion of the company’s products/services
  • Preparing contracts
  • Building rapport with customers
  • Tracking performance and hitting sales targets
  • Carefully managing budgets for travel, hotels etc.

The ideal candidate would be willing to really get behind a brand, product and strategy and focus on delivering and executing on the business plan. We’re looking for someone who is self driven and motivated, is willing to rise to a challenge and think carefully about how to deliver the best results with a small amount of resources. The right person should have a long-term outlook and should be aiming to build long-term and sustainable business relationships. They should have a good knowledge of the prosthetics and orthotics sector and have a network of contacts to work with. We will expect you to have the following:

  • Experience as a Business Development Manager in the prosthetics and orthotics sector
  • Knowledge of principles of marketing
  • An excellent customer service attitude
  • Be familiar with CRM systems
  • A proven sales track record
  • Familiarity with the US billing/reimbursement system (L-Code system)
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Excellent at building rapport with customers
  • Great organizational and time management skills

Candidates should be willing to travel extensively around the USA on a daily/weekly basis.

Person Scorecard

  • BA/BSc (or equivalent) in Business, Marketing or a related field
  • 3+ years experience in prosthetics & orthotics or closely related sector
  • Proven track record of sales performance in growing business
  • Demonstrable strategic thinker
  • Enjoys the fast paced environment of a growing business

To Apply

1) Write a Covering Letter explaining why you are suitable for the role. You must address the person scorecard criteria and detail why you want to work for Open Bionics.

2) Upload your CV which evidences the technical aspects of your knowledge, skills and experience.

Please note that both of the above must be provided in order to be considered for the post.

Other Information

Open Bionics is an Equal Opportunities employer. If you are disabled and require any reasonable adjustments, please contact james

We welcome enquiries from everyone and we value diversity in our workplace. We may operate positive action measures to encourage people from under-represented groups to apply and help them overcome disadvantages in competing with other applicants.