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Role Summary: Lead and coach Channel Partners to drive growth of his/her assigned GEHC product portfolio, drive financial results, ensure compliance and be accountable for keeping risk profile within the region norms and standards. Work closely with the Region, Zone and P&L commercial leaders and teams to deliver appropriate and effective channel strategies and support programs.
Essential Responsibilities: • Develop and implement a sales plan for assigned channel/distributor aimed at achieving and exceeding sales turnover and financial return, within the most cost-effective route and time-frame. Target new business accounts and opportunities as well as existing customers • Actively manage the relationship with the assigned distributor to ensure alignment with company objectives • Proceed distributor/channel with the support & information needed to facilitate their effectiveness • Maintain a high level of technical and commercial competence on relevant Life Sciences products, techniques and applications. • Accurately forecast sales and growth opportunities within designated territory, using sales tools and applications. Prepare and participate in business reviews/forecasts for Regional Sales Management, to ensure a constant flow of information between Channel/Distributor and the Company. • Maintain an awareness of competitor activities and developments and ensure that this information is collected and made available to the Regional Sales Manager.
Qualifications/Requirements: • Minimum 2 years relevant healthcare industry experience or minimum 3 years customer management experience • Bachelor's degree or a minimum of 3 years of account management/development experience. • A proven track-record of achieving and exceeding sales targets, and a desire to grow new business • Experience understanding customer needs and business drivers and using this knowledge to develop account plans and strategies (knowledge of the existing account areas/channels would be advantageous). • Excellent interpersonal skills including, teamworking skills and good communication skills • Persistence and tenacity in developing prospects and customers, and able to close business • Strong presentation, analytical and customer service skills • Self-starter able to manage time and organize and prioritize workload • Ability to communicate using English (or local language)
Desired Characteristics: 1. Matter of expertise in local Healthcare Legislation and regulations 2. Experience in managing sales channels of multiple products in Healthcare equipment sales and flow business sales 3. Direct and/ or indirect leadership experience 4. Exposure to business coaching within SME environment 5. MBA desirable, ability to analyze business models
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