Regional Sales Manager

Location: Home based
Coverage Area: Western Europe (Germany, Austria, Switzerland & France)
Reports to: Sr Director Sales EMEA and APAC

The Regional Sales Manager is responsible for developing the market for Svar Life Science by developing and executing sales strategies, commercial planning and customer relations in Western Europe. The position also involves analyzing customer business requirements as a basis to develop sales strategies and propose new products/services for marketing and business development teams. Together with internal sales and marketing resources develop routines to create revenue growth, customer satisfaction and sales efficiency. Work closely with the business development team to set commercialization strategies for new products/services in the region.

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For questions please contact Camilla Duborn, Senior Director Sales EMEA & APAC
Tel: +46 724-008244

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Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Sales responsibility for customers in the region
  • Developing existing and new strategic accounts
  • Developing, formulating and executing sales strategies for the region
  • Analyzing customer requirements and designing solutions to complex customer business requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • A university degree in science (such as biology, medicine or molecular biology) on a PhD or Master of Science – level
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience from sales of projects and/or complex products within the Life Science industry
  • Preferably hands on experience from lab work within the Life Science industry (Pharma/Biotech or a CRO)
  • Ability to travel 50% of the time to visit customers
  • Experience from working independently from a home-based office
  • Experience from working in an international environment or an international company is a merit
  • Experience from selling to customers who are on a VP or C-level is a big plus
  • Fluent in the German language and excellent English and preferably another language such as French

Personal characteristics

  • Driven personality with ability to prioritize tasks to accomplish goals and objectives
  • Entrepreneurial mindset with a focus to build a highly successful business
  • A team player who values that your own success is dependent on the success of the team
  • Excellent communication, presentation and intercultural skills
  • Capacity to translate technical and scientific information to selling points
  • Analytical personality with ability to tackle problems and take action, act on opportunities and generate new ideas