Offers “Merckgroup”

Expires soon Merckgroup

GSA Life Science Sales Specialist

  • Internship
  • Burlington (Chittenden)
  • Sales

Job description

Your Role: We are seeking a highly innovative and motivated Life Science Sales Specialist to join our Global Strategic Accounts Scientific Team. This field-based, customer-facing position will focus on developing near- and long-term scientific sales and partnerships with our strategic accounts. These activities will define the company's role as a key partner in pharmaceutical target ID & validation, lead discovery, and lead optimization.


The position will be primarily focus on accelerating our Biology presence at specific accounts. Additionally, this role will be responsible for achieving defined financial targets. The role requires a highly developed technical / scientific skills matched with acute business acumen and sales-driven mindset. You will engage and interface with customers, end users, lab managers, and department heads. It is necessary to have an understanding of the pharmaceutical R&D workflow to develop account-specific strategies with a strong emphasis on building a scientific sales pipeline, identify novel solutions, and develop collaborations with a strong ability to close. Additional responsibilities include:


·  Partnering with internal stakeholders to prepare business cases that address customer specific needs
·  Identify areas of innovation and communicate back to internal strategy team
·  Collaborate with cross-functional groups to support customer needs. Influence cross-functional teams without direct authority
·  You will lead cross-functional initiatives to drive scientific & technical account sales
·  Management through multiple challenges simultaneously with a high degree of independence.
·  Ability to identify solutions present analysis, findings, and recommendation to internal audiences including at that executive level


This role has no direct reports. The position reports to the Scientific Director of Global Strategic Accounts and is field based with frequent travel to pharmaceutical accounts in the East Coast.


Who you are:

Minimum Qualifications:

·  Bachelor’s degree and 8+ years’ experience, Master’s Degree and 3+ years’ experience
·  Strong background in Biology and understanding of pharmaceutical R&D
·  Proven sales track record and evidence of networking activities
·  Strong leadership, scientific, project management, and business development skills coupled with the ability to work with global and remote teams
·  Ability to travel – 50% of the time if located on East Coast, ~70% if located elsewhere
·  Global travel might be required, 2 trips at most


Preferred Qualifications:

·  Degree in the life sciences, PhD preferred
·  Being a self-starting strategic thinker with demonstrated track record of success in developing strategy and working in a sales organization
·  Established network of contacts within the pharmaceutical industry
·  East Coast based

Job Requisition ID:  210710

Location:  Burlington

Career Level:  D - Professional (4-9 years)

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US Disclosure
The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

North America Disclosure
The Company is committed to accessibility in its workplaces, including during the job application process. Applicants who may require accommodation during the application process should speak with our HR Services team at 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday.

Nearest Major Market: Boston
Job Segment: Business Development, Pharmaceutical Sales, Pharmaceutical, Project Manager, Sales, Science, Technology

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