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Posted on : 20 April 2017

Project Description

International Sales Manager

 For our Marketing & Sales department we are currently searching for an:

*** International Sales Manager ***

General tasks
The Sales Manager reports to the Director Marketing and Sales and focuses on the worldwide promotion and realization of sales of bioreactor systems. The sales manager develops and executes the sales strategy for the coming years. The sales manager generates, maintains and monitors the annual operational plan as well as the quarterly sales plan. He/she manages a team of experienced and highly specialized area managers and sales engineers in order to realize the commercial goals of the organization.
The sales manager is highly motivated to communicate with prospects, customers, partners and distributors as well as to acquire new customers. He/she encourages and supports the distributor network.
Managing the performance of the distributors is an essential part of the job and if necessary the sales manager will recruit / replace distributors.

We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a comparable function coordinating and expanding an international network of distributors and managing a sales team. As an eligible candidate who can lead the organization to the next level in commercial performance, you have the following profile:

  • You have affinity for technology backed-up by a commercial education
  • You have at least 2 years’ experience in a comparable function.
  • You possess excellent commercial and interpersonal skills.
  • You are a capable negotiator.
  • You are independent and flexible.
  • You have good knowledge of the English language (spoken and written), Dutch and Spanish being a plus.
  • You are willing to make frequent trips abroad and have a driving license.
  • As a plus point, you have familiarity with cGMP/FDA/GAMP guidelines.


Applikon offers you a responsible position in an organization with leading products in biotechnology. You can expect a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package and great career opportunities. Applikon has a pleasant and informal working atmosphere and the ambition to be a leader in the industry.

Are you interested in this position and do you fit the profile? Apply directly to:
Jolanda Verwaal-Hoogvliet
Applikon Biotechnology B.V.,
HR-department, Heertjeslaan 2, 2629 JG Delft
Or apply by e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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