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Sales Representative / Digital PCR Expert (permanent) - France  

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Posted on : 18 July 2017

Project Description

JOB DESCRIPTION
  • Our company is a fast-growing and Paris-based European start-up company, is recruiting a Sales Representative – permanent position -, knowledge in “omics” & expertise in PCR and qPCR is a real plus, to assist with the commercialization of its Naica System for Crystal Digita  PCR.
  •  The Sales Representative primary responsibilities will be to represent our company by presenting our unique Naica platform to our potential customers. 
  • This role will require exceptional sales & interpersonal skills. You have to be motivated and passionate about commercializing a new innovating instrument in the Life Science and Clinical fields.
  •  We are looking for someone with the proven ability to engage customers at the highest levels and to represent the capabilities of our company's Naica System. 
  • The objectives are to educate and motivate the customer so that they become ambassadors of our technology. We are looking for someone with a proven ability to deliver excellence in customer support.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Develop and execute a territory business plan; sell and promote the Naica System product with focus on Life Sciences to meet territory sales goals for an assigned part of Europe. 
  • Care and support of the assigned customer segments. 
  • Monitor and evaluate competitive services, pricing and other activities. 
  • Market monitoring and reporting of relevant market changes. 
  • Represent our company  through active participation in sales training, seminars and various trade shows and roadshows. Organize and perform product demonstrations at customer’s sites or at our company site. 
  • Prepare and organize seminars and/or webinars to wide array of audiences. 
  • Maintain the highest level of integrity with all customer interaction 
  • May be required to perform other related duties as required and/or assigned. 
  • Must be available for up to 60% of time for travel and for time in the field for customer’s visits. Travel that may include over-night stays. Travel, mostly within Europe, will be a significant part of this job. 
 

REQUIRED SKILLS
  • You have the ability to operate effectively with different professionals in an international team environment and on multiple projects under tight deadlines. 
  • You are able to speak perfectly French & English and any other language (German; Spanish; etc..) is a real advantage. 
  • You are interested in continuously expanding your personal and professional skills with appropriate training. 


REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
  • You have a degree as biomedical scientist (BS in Biology) or a MSc in Life Sciences or any similar education. 
  • Preferred if you also have some experience in a similar function with sales responsabilities (account management) and ideally have already 1 or 2 years of experience in the field of Life Sciences Instrumentation Sales (Business & Life Sciences background and knowledge). 
  • You have a well-grounded knowledge in the field of sales techniques, sales forecasts and budget tracking. 
  • Knowledge and experience in selling PCR and qPCR products and/or Instrumentation  
    •  Experience in the digital PCR field strongly preferred   
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Fluent in written and verbal English.  
    • Team-oriented contributor (with colleagues: Management and Sales Applications Specialists). 
    • Strong understanding of multi-cultural communication styles. 
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment including flexibility around schedule and function. 
    • Self-directed with strong initiative. 
    • Strong customer relationship skills are a must.   


ABOUT OUR ORGANIZATION:
Our company is an innovative start-up company specialized in developing tools for high precision genetic analysis. Using a breakthrough microfluidic approach, our company  has developed a novel digital PCR process called Crystal Digital PCR. This process is implemented in our company , which enables fast, robust, user-friendly digital PCR, and comes equipped with a unique three-color multiplexing capacity.