Sr. Director Sales

    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
    West hills, CA
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    Job Description

    When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll be part a growing organization that empowers our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. With our outstanding financial performance, leading market positions and the largest investment in innovation in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

    How will you make an impact?
    This position is responsible for driving global sales for the Transplant Diagnostics business. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team this position is responsible for development and execution of the divisions commercial sales strategy to achieve long term growth and annual sales plan. This role will lead the Transplant Diagnostics business Global Commercial Organization; which includes technical sales consultants, commercial operations, contract management, and customer experience teams to deliver an integrated, exceptional experience to our customers. The leader will focus on strengthen competitive sales capabilities and evolving the global regional commercial model. This position will work closely with colleagues in Marketing, Operations, and Quality/Regulatory functions across the business to ensure the seamless execution of commercial sales results and overall customer experience.

    What will you do?
    • Implement and manage an optimal sales organization for the successful distribution of all TDX products across the global enterprise
    • Development of Annual Operating Plan and to manage successful implementation and execution
    • Support the annual Transplant Diagnostics business strategic planning process (development and execution)
    • Lead sales leadership team, responsible for global commercial organization through direct and global distribution channels
    • Develop strategies to drive sales growth, strong customer relations, new product adoption, technical support for all products and services, timely resolution of customer problems, and collection of market information as required.
    • Regularly communicate status of the sales organization and current market conditions to the Transplant Diagnostics business leadership team
    • Implement measureable metrics for direct and indirect sales teams
    • Lead monthly commercial governance process to ensure achievement of sales targets, forecast and new opportunities
    • Directly negotiate and/or approve financial arrangements with customers
    • Routinely evaluate departmental sales activities and performance, providing ongoing suggestions for improvement regarding departmental needs.
    • Responsible for the architecture of the incentive program for the Sales department
    • Implement Thermo Fisher Talent practices to develop team performance and engagement (Selection and hiring, Training, Performance management and development and incentives (commissions)
    • Work closely with Marketing, Customer Support/Product Specialists, Technical Training, R&D, and Operations to ensure AOP achievement, providing insights on channel feedback, product features and functions, trends, program needs, customer outreach programs and events
    • Maintain expense and budgetary discipline by following approved and set guidelines, policies, and procedures. Ensure that others do the same
    How will you get here?
    • BS or BA required, major in business or technical field preferred. MBA or other advanced degree a plus
    • 10 years of relevant experience required
    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
    • Strong business acumen with excellent analytical and problem structuring / solving skills
    • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain professional and personal relationships with key business partners and customers positively impacting business growth
    • Knowledge of the trends, financial and profitability drivers for the industry
    • Proven track record of effectively driving large scale initiatives from a business and cultural standpoint
    • Exceptional presentation development skills with mastery of Microsoft PowerPoint
    • Outstanding process orientation: must regard all activities as processes that can be continuously improved and act as an agent of change within the Group
    • Strong self-direction and initiative with desire to own and make decisions with input from colleagues and supervisors
    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them. Our global team of more than 75,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit

    Posting ID: 556644908Posted: 2020-05-21