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Key Account Manager Expressionist, CH-Basel

Genedata AG

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Key Account Manager Expressionist, CH-Basel

Key Account Manager Expressionist, CH-Basel


Reference: CH-EMS-KAM

The Company

Genedata is an exceptional company. With nearly two decades of success in research informatics using closely-knit teams of scientists, software engineers and business experts, Genedata has achieved steady and continuous growth since inception. As a private company, we focus on building our organization for the long-term and empower each employee to be a contributing voice in the company operations and evolution. Our collective expertise in research informatics, combined with our open and scalable computational solutions, makes us the leading software provider for R&D in the pharma and biotech industries. We are headquartered in Basel, Switzerland and have offices in Boston, Munich, San Francisco, and Tokyo.

The Position

We are looking for a Key Account Manager for the Genedata Expressionist Business Unit to support our successful and expanding business during the next growth phase.
This position is based at our office in Basel, Switzerland, and will have responsibility for specific geographical areas and/or specific accounts in Europe.

This full-time position requires travel within Europe on a regular basis.

Key Responsibilities
  • Drive business – prospecting, negotiating, and closing deals from initial contact through signed agreements
  • Work closely with the consulting team to sell enterprise software systems and services
  • Develop and communicate project proposals and presentations
  • Establish and grow customer relationships  
Your Profile

The ideal candidate has a minimum of 3 years related business experience, with a proven track record in achieving and exceeding sales goals.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • A good scientific background
  • Direct technology sales experience in pharmaceutical, biotech, or life sciences sectors
  • Experience in selling high-value software or IT-related solutions
  • Ability to prioritize actions and goals and to successfully move deals through the sales cycle
  • A high level of initiative, combined with interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to give effective presentations and work closely with customers
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

Additional preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Knowledge of mass spectrometry technology and applications is a plus
  • Understanding of bioinformatics market and first-hand knowledge of the bioinformatics software market gained through sales, marketing, or business development activities in this field
  • A solid understanding of project management methodologies

We are also interested in candidates without sales experience, but with a solid scientific background in Pharma/Biotech and the right attitude for a sales position.

This interdisciplinary position provides an exciting opportunity to promote a fast-growing, cutting-edge research informatics system for the life science industry. It offers a high level of responsibility in a growing company, the potential to translate your business expertise into strategic guidance, and the opportunity to work as part of a strong international team.

Are you interested?

If you are ready to contribute to the continued success of a global interdisciplinary team, helping customers develop safe, next-generation products and therapies, please email your resume or CV together with your motivation letter to: recruitment@genedata.comalong with the reference number CH-EMS-KAM.

Genedata is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Genedata only accepts CVs and resumes directly from candidates. Personnel recruitment agencies need not respond.