Sales Director, Healthcare, USA (Midwest or West)

BC Platforms is strengthening its sales team in North America and looking for an experienced sales professional in the Midwestern or Western region of the US to drive software platform sales.
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We are looking for a Sales Director, Healthcare to join our sales team in the Midwestern or Western region of the US. Reporting to the Executive Vice President, Global Sales, this person will leverage their relationships and experience to drive software platform sales in the healthcare space. You will work alongside senior management and both internal and external partners to set our commercial strategy for the region. Your responsibilities revolve around developing new business and managing key accounts. Revenue generation and continued strong growth will be the focus of this position.   

We expect from you:

  • Manage, plan and drive the development of key healthcare accounts in the region
  • Build long term commercial plans for agreed upon key accounts
  • Maintain relationships with our external partners 
  • Sell to C-Suite, Physicians, Researchers, IT, Procurement
  • Research complex organisations and position our solutions to address customer pain points
  • Develop use cases for new prospective customers and drive tactical plan toward deal close
  • Become a trusted advisor through consultative selling techniques
  • Perform effective sales presentations
  • Negotiate pricing and contractual agreements
  • Work well on both small ($100k) and large (>$2m) deals
  • Ensure that our clients receive the highest level of sales and operational customer service
  • Work with our solution team to craft and deliver high-quality responses to RFPs
  • Prospect and develop key senior-level relationships within the sector
  • Continuously learn and develop relevant industry skills
  • Self motivated with strong organisational skills and high desire to succeed
  • Excellent account management and client-advocacy skills
  • Advanced strategic thinking, selling, negotiating, and project management skills
  • Ability to generate leads in a new market

Your qualifications:

Critical knowledge acquired through academic study, business qualification or on-the-job experience:

  • Successful track record of selling software solutions within the Healthcare market
  • Proven history of excellent account management and client-advocacy skills
  • Expert knowledge of sales planning, prospecting and business development
  • Advanced strategic thinking, selling, negotiating, and project management skills

Critical experience: the type and minimum length of relevant experience to effectively perform in the job:

  • Knowledge of genomics, bioinformatics or related
  • 7-10 years overall experience in sales and/or business development.

Critical leadership capabilities:

  • Excellent leadership qualities required
  • Disciplined, motivated and able to drive her/himself in daily sales tasks

Critical technical, professional and personal capabilities:

  • First-rate enterprise selling, negotiation and deal-closing skills
  • Experience in the healthcare market and existing contacts within hospital systems across the Eastern U.S. highly preferred.
  • Ability to work in a fast-moving often-changing environment
  • Experience with Google Suite (gmail, drive, slides) and Microsoft Suite (powerpoint, word, excel)
  • Experience with SalesForce.com or similar CRM tool
  • College Degree required
  • Desire to advance professionally into future leadership roles

Additional Information

This role requires travel up to 75 %, including internationally.

Application

Please apply as soon as possible by clicking "Apply for this job". With any questions related to the job description, please send them to Executive Vice President, Global Sales, nino.dasilva@bcplatforms.com. 

Who we are

BC Platforms is a world leader in providing powerful genomic data management and analysis solutions to address some of the biggest healthcare challenges of today. Our high performing genomic data management platform enables flexible data integration, secure analysis and interpretation of molecular and clinical information. BC Platforms’ vision is to revolutionise drug development and personalise patient care. 

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Why BC Platforms?

  • Innovation

    Our solutions are innovative and unique. We concentrate our core competencies in building powerful software and providing researchers with the best technology.

  • Leadership

    BC Platforms aims to be the world's leading genetic and clinical data discovery company. And we're already making good on that goal!

  • Proficiency

    At BC Platforms you get to work with the best research institutes worldwide and solve the most interesting genetic and clinical data challenges to date.

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