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Country Manager France
Location - Paris ideally, however anywhere close to an airport in France

An opportunity has arisen to join a family- owned business founded in 1990. They are Europe's leading sequencing services provider with more than 10,000 customers from Academia, Healthcare and Industry worldwide. The company consistently contributes to the sequencing field with innovative products, scientific expertise and rigorous quality.

Due to their success they are now looking for a successful Sales Manager to run their sales team in France.

Duties and Responsibilities of the Country Manager role:
· Management of 4 scientific sales representatives in France
· Responsibility of the turnover and achieving set budgets of the French subsidiary
· Budget development, controlling and implementing of corrective actions to achieve goals, sales strategy and argumentation
· Support of the scientific sales representative
· Leadership, development, guidance of the scientific sales representatives
· Direct follow up of quotes, high value leads and manage the high value accounts
· Reporting on customer requests, competition and on any specific information of interest related to the market
· Attendance an defined conferences and events
· Infiltrate in to the UniCancer Network in France
· Travel to the Germany office once per month and the UK office when required

Requirements for the Country Manager role:
· A minimum of a Master's degree in Biology or Chemistry and is ideally familiar with DNA Sequencing (Sanger Sequencing and NextGen Sequencing technologies) and bioinformatic solutions
· Further the candidate should have at least 3 years' successful experience in sales and leadership management
· Fluent in French and English - an absolute advantage would be German language skills
· Located in Paris or near to an airport in France with a huge willingness to travel for customer visits and visits to the headquarter in Germany
· Furthermore the candidate should have connections to the UniCancer Network in France

To apply or find out further details of this position, please contact Penny Lilley - <> / +44 (0) 1494 818056.

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