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TS Sales Support Specialist

Date: Feb 7, 2019

Location: Moscow, RU

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID:  15621  

 

Join Terumo BCT as we unlock the potential of blood. We are the world leader in blood component technology, delivering products, services and solutions for customers and their patients worldwide. Through collaboration with our customers and a commitment to innovation, we are the only company with the unique combination of apheresis, manual and automated whole blood processing and pathogen reduction technologies coupled with robust technology, innovation and core competencies in therapeutic apheresis, cell collections and cell processing.

 

As the largest medical device manufacturing company headquartered in Colorado, we are home to more than 2,300 associates and our products are in use in more than 125 countries and territories. Our Global footprint includes more than 5,500 associates and partners with regional headquarters in Brussels, Buenos Aires, Singapore and Tokyo.

THERAPEUTIC SYSTEMS SALES SUPPORT SPECIALIST – RUSSIA/CIS

 

JOB SUMMARY

Working under direction from EMEA Sales Management Therapeutics Systems and the Russia/CIS Sales Consultant,  is responsible to support therapeutic business in designated area, through:

  • Ensuring a smooth, fast and efficient transfer of technology to routine use at customer sites
  • Leading implementation of Terumo BCT's technology platforms throughout designated region
  • Providing customer training and support
  • Provide support in Identifying Single Sales Opportunities

     

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Accountable for implementation and routine use of designated products throughout designated region
  • Responsible for application support from pre- sales to routine use of assigned technologies at customer site in close collaboration with distributor to ensure seamless integration within the commercial priorities
  • Provide implementation support for evaluations, validations, clinical & marketing studies with the aim of demonstrating competitive advantages or market acceptance of the product
  • Execute effective transfer of knowledge to customers during trainings at the customer site and at centrally organized trainings for groups of users
  • Provide on-call and on-site problem solving support related to assigned technologies
  • Maintain high level of product knowledge/ be an expert in the technology and successfully demonstrate systems to customers
  • Input in development & implementing of new customer training and  implementation tools & processes (e.g. e-tools for customer trainings)
  • During customer facing exercises, provide value based product information focusing on our differentiators and maximizing the utilization rate
  • Perform ongoing market assessment and customer specific technical needs, problems, and opportunities to increase commercial impact
  • Ensure frequent communication and input to the distributors to assure follow-up of identified sales leads
  • Identify the need for, and provides input to, improvements in protocols developed to support the use of Terumo BCT devices and applications
  • Provides input/feedback to marketing and product management to recommend changes in product design, manufacturing, quality and any other aspect of the product or service
  • Responsible for conducting in-service training
  • design the solution: Create solutions arround the product, model the value proposition, validate with different stakeholders in the sales process. Construct the product differentiators to support the distributors sales team.

     

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

 

Education

  • University background in Life Sciences or Engineering or equivalent by experience
  • PhD degree is considered an additional asset

 

Experience

  • A first work experience in a similar role/ related industry
  • Knowledge of the medical device sector
  •  Experience understanding business products & therapy applications

 

Skills

  • Terumo BCT's Core competencies

    (Instills Trust, Ensures Accountability, Plans & Aligns, Customer Focus, Collaborates)

  • Excellent written & verbal command of English and Russian languages
  • Knowledge of any additional local/ regional language is an asset
  • Strong overall communication skills
  • Strong training skills
  • Strong technical skills
  • Sales acumen/ customer focus
  • Good time management, prioritising skills
  • Problem- solving skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Cross cultural competence and tolerance

     

    PROFILE:

  • Ability to work well independently & autonomously
  • Ability to assess customer needs & identify commercial opportunities
  • Self- motivating
  • Driven
  • Reliable & accountable
  • Flexible mentality

     

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Obtain Sign- off on products prior to delivering training

 

Equipment

N/A

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • This position will be based in Russia, preferably Moscow
  • This position will report to the Sales Consultant Russia/CIS
  • Frequent travelling (up to 70%)    

Join Terumo BCT as we Unlock the potential of blood.

 

As we strive to make even safer, higher-quality transfusions available to more people, we can unlock the potential of blood and cell therapies. We can help our customers bring even more treatment options to patients through advanced blood therapies. We can support researchers in developing cellular therapies that may fundamentally improve health care. Terumo BCT is guided by our customers' needs, aspirations and ongoing drive to improve efficiency and patient outcomes.

 

Each associate has a positive impact on our future and the lives of the patients we ultimately serve.


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