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Life Sciences Sales Specialist

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 11:43:07 AM
  • 2451107
  • Job Function: Sales
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Life Sciences
Location(s): Belgium ; Diegem

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Role Summary:
You will be responsible to drive GE Healthcare Life Sciences consumables business in Belgium and Luxembourg to our academic, pharma, biotech and industry customers. Success in the role requires very active promotion of products and solutions in the field to the end-users.As sales takes place mostly via our distribution partners also excellent skills and experience to support and motivate our partners is required.

Essential Responsibilities:
Achieve sales targets and customer satisfaction in assigned area
• Create end user demand for both direct and indirect customers and spend at least 60% of time in the field
• Motivate, encourage and support distributors to promote GE Healthcare Life Sciences consumables
• Sales negotiation and deal closure, interfacing with all key buying influencers such as direct users and decision makers
• Promote solution selling by combining all relevant consumables in the customer workflow and find leads for related instruments
• Develop and maintain a high level of product knowledge of GE and competitive products.
• Actively use CRM system to ensure transparency and total customer management

• Proven consultative sales experience including strategic selling and negotiation
• Bachelor's Degree or aquivalent knowledge and experience preferably from the field of Life Science (or equivalent knowledge or experience)
• Willingness to travel within your specified geographic region with occasional overnight stays
• Proficiency in computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite products
• Valid driving license
• Preferably fluent in both major languages French and Dutch. Excellent knowledge of both written and spoken English

Desired Characteristics:
• Knowledge and experience in the field of filtration, protein and nucleic acid sample preparation, protein purification and characterization e.g. Western blotting is a benefit.
• Experience in working with distributors
• Robust interpersonal skills, with demonstrated ability to work independently as well as with a team
• Demonstrated ability to analyze customer data and develop financially sound sales solutions
• Strong communication skills and ability to synthesize complex issues into simple messages
• Demonstrated ability for prioritization and to perform multiple tasks simultaneously


Locations: Belgium ; Diegem

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