Account Manager - Pathology

Danaher   •  

Baltimore, MD

Industry: Manufacturing

  •  

Less than 5 years

Posted 30 days ago

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Description


The Account Manager Pathology (AMP) is responsible and accountable for the achievement of sales goals and/or market share targets in their assigned territory through the implementation of aggressive, direct end-user selling techniques. The AMP is responsible for attaining those targets via selling the entirety of the product portfolio of Leica Biosystems.


Major Responsibilities

  • Achieve monthly, quarterly, annual and sales goals for the territory.
  • Plan and schedule face-to-face account calls to current and potential end-users of Leica products.
  • Coordinates with subject matter experts (SME) for assistance to install/set-up instrumentation in customer laboratories. Perform demonstrations.
  • Assist FSS to optimize antibodies and tailor slide quality to the approval of pathology staff.
  • Prepare monthly territory status reports to Regional Sales manager.
  • Manage operating expenses within assigned budgets
  • Maintain accurate and current customer contact information.
  • Proactively acts to understand customer needs and identify solutions; actively creates business opportunities
  • Actively coordinates and manages with SMEs the funnel opportunities and forecasting requirements through each vertical sales region.
  • AMP coordinates jointly with the SME team to allocate resources in order to meet customer expectations for product demonstrations, presentations, quoting and managing the ongoing and future business of the customer across the entirety of the Leica Biosystems portfolio.
  • Maintain and update account detail as required.


Qualifications


  • Education: BA/BS in Life Sciences or equivalent
  • Experience/Skills:
  • 2-3 years Histology laboratory experience in clinical, research or industrial setting preferred
  • 3-5 years capital sales experience

Desired Education, Experience, Skills

  • Education: Masters Degree
  • Experience/Skills:
  • Experience with Microsoft office including word, excel, and outlook preferred
  • Experience with Salesforce.com preferred

Travel:

  • Must Possess a valid Driver's license
  • Required travel will range from 50%- 75%
  • Ability to travel overnight for territory coverage (if applicable) and/or for company meetings

Language: English


Competencies/Behaviors

  • Self-motivated
  • Builds and maintains trusting relationships with associates and customers
  • Strong time management skills
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in computer skills (Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Good decision making and negotiation skills
  • Competitive, high achiever
  • Holds self-accountable for results
  • Conveys a sense of urgency and drives issues to closure
  • Ability to lead and coordinate within a team based approach without direct supervisory responsibility.

Physical Demands & Working Environment

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, stand, use hand to finger, handle or feel objects; reach with hands and arms; balance, stoop, bend, talk and hear.

  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • This position will require heavy travel by car and flying in and out of airports with possible long wait times.