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Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location: Cramlington, England, United Kingdom
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


The job: Senior Technical Sales Specialist qPCR - UK (Band 7)

Position Summary:

Primary objectives is to grow qPCR consumables (Assays & Reagents) revenue across the country by executing on the qPCR Consumables Sales Strategy:

  • Drive priorities and Focus execution of key Initiatives by Influencing current sales organization in the Biosciences (BID) and Research & Safety (RSD) Divisions.
  • Develop the QPCR Business in the country by gathering market understanding, and by leveraging on the whole Thermo Fisher Scientific Value proposition.
  • Execute direct sales and joint selling activities with sales representatives in the Biosciences (BID) and Research & Safety (RSD) Divisions.

The secondary objective is to generate sales leads for qPCR instruments working closely with the Genetic Analysis (GA) & Inside Sales organization


  • Consistently achieve or exceed the territory sales plan by applying a working knowledge of Professional, Consultative and Strategic Selling skills to maintain existing business, developing incremental business in existing accounts, and conducting cold calls to develop new accounts.
  • Develop and maintain effective business relationships, at all levels within assigned accounts to influence purchasing decisions.
  • Develop, maintain and execute a Strategic Business Plan for the assigned territory to demonstrate effective territory planning and management skills.
  • Develop profiles of key accounts to identify key decision makers, influencers and opinion leaders.
  • Maintain and increase current customer database through Company customer relations management software (Siebel CRM).
  • Analyze and capitalize on territory opportunities with the greatest ROI. Communicate key competitive activities, trends, and changing customer development plans and priorities.
  • Develop and implement account specific strategic plans with your partners (BID, RSD)
  • Formulate and recommend pricing strategies for key accounts

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or related field; or the equivalent knowledge and experience. A Master's or PhD degree is desirable.
  • Must have scientific consulting acumen - demonstrates the highest level of product and technical knowledge across the high-end qPCR and its applications. Knowledge of other Genetic platforms valued.
  • Sales acumen and Independent Driver - accomplished sales skills, can speak to competitive technologies and demonstrates value as a supporting partner in the pre-sales process, while also independently driving sales throughout all stages of the sales process to meet sales targets.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years sales experience in Life Science preferred. Similar Field Application Support experience to be considered. Extensive knowledge of qPCR technologies required along with some next-gen sequencing knowledge as well.
    • Knowledge of accounts in territory is preferred.
    • Residence in mainland UK required. Depending on location of successful candidate the territory assigned will either be North or South UK.
    • People with great influencing skills, great sales rigor to get results through others
    • Fluency in local language plus English is a must
    • Availability for at least 50% travel
    • Full UK driving license

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