Science and Technology Advisor (Next Gen Sequencing)

Location Japan
Job type Permanent
Salary 5,000,000 - 10,000,000 JPY
Reference 32970

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Biotechnology company who have been expanding rapidly across America, Europe and APAC. Company have leading technology in gene sequencing and new life science technology.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Partner closely with the sales team to generate, qualify, and close sales opportunities

  • Work with product management, R&D, applications, marketing, field sales and distributors to develop and disseminate content, strategy, collaborations, and go-to market activities

  • Maintain appropriate records and provides relevant information to help forecast business as needed

  • Gather, process, and disseminate competitive intelligence and market feedback both to field sales as well as internal product management colleagues

  • Provide weekly, monthly, and/or ad hoc business/activity reports as required

  • Coordinate and/or conducts both technical and promotional seminars, trade shows, vendor shows, and related activities as deemed necessary

  • Achieve assigned territory sales goals by calling on existing and potential new customers via field visits, email, telephone, video conference, etc

  • Work closely with sales team to develop specific account growth, penetration, and support activities

  • Provide mentorship, training, and education to colleagues, distributors, and/or customers as applicable

  • Participate in other global and regional Science & Technology Advisor team activities as required

REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong Oral and Written Communication skills including small and large group presentations

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field of study

  • Experience with NGS, immunology, cell biology, molecular biology, oncology, neuroscience via prior work experience and education

  • Ability to effectively network in and outside of the company

  • Ability to walk and or stand up to 8 hours a day, and travel to meet with customers

  • Organized, detail oriented and results driven

  • Proficient in using MS Office Suite (e.g. PowerPoint, Excel, Word)

  • Overnight travel up to 50% of the time based on territory

  • Valid driver’s license, acceptable motor vehicle, car insurance, and acceptable driving record

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD in a relevant field of study

  • Track record of success selling and negotiating

  • 5+ years commercial experience (Sales, Marketing, Support) in life science research industry serving academic, industrial, hospital, government, biotech and/or biopharmaceutical accounts

  • Deep and broad NGS experience

  • Single cell genomics experience

  • Experience using a CRM system (e.g. SFDC)