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Danaher Corporation Application Consultant in Bologna, Italy

Leica Biosystems’ mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. We’re a global leader in cancer diagnostics with the most comprehensive portfolio from biopsy to diagnosis. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. Our associates know that every moment matters when it comes to cancer diagnostics. When you come to work, you’re helping develop solutions that enable accurate diagnoses to turn anxiety into answers. Join our diverse, global team of talented people, and be inspired to grow every day.

Leica Biosystems is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Diagnostics Companies at Danaher. Together, we’re working at the pace of change to improve patient lives with diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges.

At Leica Biosystems, our vision is to advance cancer diagnostics and improve lives.

The Application Consultant for Leica Biosystems is responsible to deliver first class scientific and applications support and training, perform demonstrations of Leica Biosystems Instruments and reagents, with promotion and sales of the LBS product portfolio.

The ultimate objective is to support customers throughout the entire buying journey whilst growing core reagent and product sales through market intelligence.

The Application Consultant will provide applications support and training, perform demonstrations of Leica Biosystems instruments to customers in their defined territory, ensuring Leica Biosystems products have maximum “uptime” through optimization of reagents and systems and therefore retain customers to generate reagent order intake.

The role will work in close conjunction with the entire (local) Leica Biosystems team to provide optimal customer support with demonstrations, tender responses, sales growth and margin. The role will assist in increasing market share through effective promotion and selling efforts and by defending achieved market share against competition.

This position is part of the Application Consultant team located in Emilia Romagna/Toscana and will be fully remote covering mainly center and north-east area.

This position will report to the SEM AS and Application Manager responsible for application consultants support for Italian markets.

If you thrive in an amazing, multifunctional and supporting role and want to work to build a world-class field application organization—read on.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

Major Responsibilities

Customer Acquisition and business development: Collaborate with Account Manager in researching and identifying potential new customers in line with strategic directives to generate sales and to expand the Leica Biosystems customer base. Key areas to target include current Leica Biosystems users, users of non-Leica Biosystems platforms, Clinical and Research customers. Identify and qualify opportunities to offer consumables and reagents with instrumentation to further increase sales in new market segments. Record all activities as requested by the (local) management.

Demo/Negotiations & Support: In collaboration with the entire (local) Leica Biosystems team, initiate and coordinate demos of Leica Biosystems products at customer sites. Lead customer visits for demonstration at LBS Facilities. Participate in seminars and meetings as necessary in order to promote existing and new products to customers in line with the existing promotional programs and strategies.

Perform or assist during value stream mapping projects in order to promote existing and new products to customers, addressing their specific needs.

Provide application support, with a commercial awareness, to customers as required including in-field troubleshooting of application problems and diagnosing rudimentary hardware and software failures.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Strong communication skills – able to make presentations in front of different audiences and stakeholders, holding a training class and Commercial awareness

  • Scientific Background

  • Fluent in English language

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Multinational companies

  • Pathology Laboratories work environments.

  • 3 years of previous experiences in same role in previous medical devices background

At Leica Biosystems we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, remote working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a remote work arrangement. Additional information about this remote work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Leica Biosystems can provide.

Competitive base pay and bonus/incentive pay and benefits (company car, smart phone) are provided in this role.

At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit www.danaher.com.

At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

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