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A unique opportunity has arisen within Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Life Science Solutions Group (LSG) for an experienced Technical Sales Specialist (TSS) to join one of their high achieving sales teams in an exciting and rapidly expanding market.

As a Technical Sales Specialist within our Synthetic Biology Team, you will work with the district sales teams to identify, lead and drive the sales process for the synthetic biology product portfolio, in particular DNA synthesis and genome modulation workflows. The territory covers Germany, including academic, biotech and pharmaceutical customers.

The position is home office based in Germany.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Achieve or exceed sales quota and objectives, while maintaining profitability and ensuring 100% customer satisfaction
  • Maintain contact with existing customers to promote new products, close deals, and grow sales, as well as develop new prospects
  • Develop strong working relationships with Marketing, Technical Support, Customer Support and Production
  • Organise and conduct technical seminars
  • Develop a strong working knowledge of assigned products and services as well as applications utilised by our customer base
  • Develop a strong working knowledge of the features and benefits of competitive products
  • Develop a working knowledge of funding, market dynamics & end-user needs
  • Play an active role within the EMEA commercial team, to share leads, develop opportunities, contribute to team spirit, and improve account penetration
  • Train/enable/support distributor sales representatives for base business maintenance and grow key accounts in the sales territory
  • Evaluate, attend and support local trade shows and conferences
Skills/Experience Required:
  • Minimum qualification of a BSc in Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or a related field. A Master’s degree or PhD in the life sciences would be advantageous.
  • 2 -3 years sales experience in the Life Sciences environment
  • Research experience in Synthetic Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology or a related field is preferred.
  • Excellent presentation skills, public speaking experience preferred.
  • Highly proficient organisational skills, particularly the ability to manage multiple business opportunities simultaneously
  • Fluent in English; good German language skills written and spoken
  • Full clean driving licence
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