Danaher Corporation Director Leica Microsystems MEA (f/m) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Danaher Company Description
Leica Microsystems is a world leader in microscopes and scientific instruments. Founded as a family business in the nineteenth century, the company’s history was marked by unparalleled innovation on its way to becoming a global enterprise. Its historically close cooperation with the scientific community is the key to Leica Microsystems’ tradition of innovation, which draws on users’ ideas and creates solutions tailored to their requirements. At the global level, Leica Microsystems is organized in three divisions, all of which are among the leaders in their respective fields: the Life Science Division, Industry Division, and Medical Division. Leica Microsystems has seven major plants and product development sites around the world. The company is represented in over 100 countries, has sales and service organizations in 20 countries, and an international network of distribution partners. Its headquarters are located in Wetzlar, Germany. Leica Microsystems, Inc offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Leica Microsystems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Description
Leica Microsystems Sales and Marketing Leadership in the region (70% of the mission): Sales Strategy: * Formulates and executes competitive sales and marketing strategies that align with the company regional and divisional directives to achieve short and long term revenue growth, ensuring that goals are consistent with Leica Microsystems vision and mission. * Translate strategy in actionable tactics on a daily basis, analyses KPI’s and define countermeasures into actions. Distribution Management: * Continuously evaluates and looks for optimum distribution channels for the relevant products in the Region. Set relevant targets/quotas with distributors and continually monitors performance throughout the year. Responsible of the compliance process Processes: * Apply DBS in all areas in order to have a lean and efficient sales organization in the region. Grew competitive funnel and accelerates installed base Growth through Funnel Management. People Management: * Manage the development and performance of his/her reports . Apply all HR tools for the organization in order to motivate, retain the associates and fill the talent funnel Platform level Commercial representation in the Middle-East (30% of the mission): * Create awareness among Life Science industry leaders, KOL, and purchasing and materials management directors in collaboration with distributors. * Increase awareness through custom programs to fit the regional cultural and Life Science settings. * Assist with sales and industry exhibition support and demonstrations * Drive growth initiatives across the different Operating Companies of the Life Sciences Platform of Danaher (Key Account Management, Visibility, Go to Market, etc).

Qualification
* University degree in a relevant discipline is required; an MBA or other advanced degree is ideal. * Direct sales experience, experience to manage a regional team for at least 3 years; * Proven track record of growing business faster than market for at least 3 years; * Experience in managing regional cross functional project * Experience in lean thinking (managing Kaizens, Green Belt, DBS significant experience) * Experience in selling * Strategic thinking * Excellent in modern sales methods * High level of energy to drive change * Experience in working in an international environment * Fluent English, another language would be a plus

Danaher Corporation Overview
Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% over 20 years. At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Organization: Leica Microsystems
Job Function: Sales
Primary Location: EMEA-Middle East/Africa (MEA)-AE-Dubai
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: SAL001348