Full Time
Posted 1 week ago

District Sales Manager – North Germany – Molecular Biology, NGS and Genomics

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience + 45% Bonus + €1,100 Car Allowance (Monthly) + excellent company benefits

Territory: North Germany

Home Based: Frankfurt, Heidelberg, Cologne, Dusseldorf, Hanover, Hamburg etc.

Do you currently manage a team of circa 3-5 high product value sales representative’s?

Are you involved with the sales of high value, complex molecular biology, genomics, Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) solutions, RNA/DNA/ Sequencing, Gene editing, Microarray, Screening, PCR, CRISPR, Cell Therapy?

Are you delivering a sales budget worth €45 – €90 million in your region?

If yes to the above, then this may be the ideal role for you…

The Requirements of District Sales Manager:

  • Hold a BA/BS or MS or equivalent degree in Life Sciences, Biotechnology/ Chemistry subject as the Sales Manager. PhD is a plus
  • As the Sales Manager you must have Significant sales experience in the Life Science industry, selling a range of high average order value products for example: complex molecular biology, genomics, Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) solutions, Gene editing, Laboratory Automation/ Robotics, RNA/DNA/ Sequencing, Microarray, Screening, PCR, CRISPR, Cell Therapy
  • Sales management experience in the Life Science industry managing a team of 4+ direct reports right now as the Sales Manager
  • Must be able to build relationships at a very high level with various key opinion leaders
  • Ability to effectively communicate and influence internal and external audiences, using both oral and written communication skills

The role of District Sales Manager:

  • Develop, implement and monitor the district business plan to meet assigned revenue and strategic objectives
  • Responsible for the direction, support and motivation of the district sales team to meet agreed targets and objectives
  • Ensure that sales staff achieves their forecasts, follows company guidelines/practices/policies, and provide timely development plans to correct for under performance
  • Responsible for ensuring that the client’s commitment to customer satisfaction is performed, delivered, and constantly improved
  • To drive a high level of interaction and engagement between other departments (e.g., Marketing, Customer Solutions) and local sales team & staff to ensure coordination of activities and alignment on common goals
  • Responsible for the recruitment, development, retention, and management of the district sales team
  • Create a sense of urgency and drive accountability within the regional team to meet both financial and strategic goals
  • Monitor, assist, set standards, and evaluate the district sales team performance utilising performance management tools

The Company:

  • My client is a global leader in genomics, molecular biology, Next Generation Sequencing (NGS), RNA/DNA/ Sequencing – an industry at the intersection of biology and technology
  • At the most fundamental level, they enable customers to read and understand genetic variations
  • They strive to make solutions increasingly simple, more accessible, and always reliable. As a result, discoveries that were unimaginable even a few years ago are now becoming routine – and are making their way into patient treatment
  • They now immediately require a District Sales Manager to take over their North Germany District – This role will include up to 5 direct reports and be instrumental in the growth of a territory already earning a significant multi-million-euro turnover which has been a high growth territory year on year!

For more information about the role or to apply send your CV now to ben@langtonhowarth.com or call Ben Atherton today on +44 (0) 113 243 3499.

You must have the right to work in the EU.

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