Clinical Solutions Sales Specialist, AMR West (3964)

Job Location
Redwood City, CA
Job Description

Unique opportunity to join QIAGEN's Advanced Genomics sales team as a founding member.. Primarily responsible for sales of QIAGEN's Clinical Decision Support (a lab manager software) will launch in Q2 of 2015 to serve the unmet need of enabling clinical labs to scale interpretation of next generation sequencing assays. Product portfolio is a combination of legacy Ingenuity, Biobase and CLC Bio. Seeking motivated candidates with a desire to impact healthcare via cutting edge technologies. Those with entrepreneurial spirit, genomics technical knowledge and understanding of the clinical lab regulatory environment please apply!

- Clinical Bioinformatics Sales: Drive sales of QIAGEN clinical bioinformatics portfolio to achieve or exceed sales targets. Act as field expert on clinical portfolio. Use technical knowledge, customer focus and sales skills to generate, nurture and close sales opportunities. Establish sales with key customer labs to utilize as references for growth market portfolio. Coordinate and attend regional conferences.

- Manage Sales Process: Drive regional clinical sales by partnering with Marketing, Sales, Sales Development and Support by managing and closing new customers in sales funnel to move forward in the sales process. Utilize customer management database to build and monitor sales and forecast. Issue quotes for renewals and new business. Drive sales opportunities to close.

- Sales Reporting: Manage regional sales via forecasting, planning and precise communication.

- Market Domain Expertise: Drive regional Clinical Solutions sales via clinical genomics and molecular diagnostics market knowledge. Requires technical expertise from previous work in a clinical genetics lab or clinical bioinformatics capacity. Regional regulatory knowledge regarding assessing, scoring and reporting variant results is ideal.


- Scientific degree (B.S. or M.S.) in Molecular Biology, Genetic Counseling, Human Genetics or related fields, 3 years lab experience.
- Preferred experience as Clinical Geneticist or Variant Scientist/Analyst with knowledge of hereditary disease and somatic cancer.
- Previous diagnostics sales and/or marketing record and achievement preferred. Consultative selling skills desired.
- Excellent project and network management skills. Strong organizational skills.
- Extensive knowledge of/experience with Next Gen Sequencing technologies, applications, and markets.
- Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
- Fluency in English; additional language skills desirable.
- Based in the Western US, preferably Bay area or Southern California.

Travel:  Travel 65%

How to Apply

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About Our Organization

As the innovative market and technology leader, QIAGEN creates sample and assay technologies that enable access to content from any biological sample.

Our mission is to enable our customers to achieve outstanding success and breakthroughs in life sciences, applied testing, pharma, and molecular diagnostics. We thereby make improvements in life possible.

Our commitment to the markets, customers, and patients we serve drives our innovation and leadership in all areas where our sample and assay technologies are required.

The exceptional talent, skill, and passion of our employees are key to QIAGEN’s excellence, success and value.

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