Our client is a global leader in non-invasive neurosurgical treatments. The company is dedicated to improving patient lives by collaborating with physicians, medical institutions, academic researchers and regulatory bodies around the world.
They are currently looking for a Sales & Marketing Manager to cover France and kickstart sales from scratch. This is a full time, home office based position preferably in the greater Paris area with easy access to airport.
Required Experience and Skills:
At least 5 years in sales of capital medical devices in Europe
Experience developing sales channels via distributors
Confident negotiation, good attention to detail and evidence of an entrepreneurial mindset
A result driven approach with a proactive attitude
Excellent communication skills, with strong written and spoken English
Ability to act with limited supervision, using own initiative to continually grow the market
Good time-management skills and the ability to work independently
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a global company
Familiarity with Neurosurgery market is a plus
The Sales & Marketing Manager France has overall responsibility regarding marketing & sales plans in the region and is accountable for sales revenues. In addition, he leads the reimbursement processes and develops the business aspects of collaboration with partners in the territory. He is closely associated to the other activities of the company in the territory: site development, regulatory, service, training etc.
The territory includes France. In the future, as it becomes commercially justified, additional countries shall be added.
Define annually the region’s business goals (orders and sales), per quarter and per country
Build a pipeline of business opportunities for the rolling current and following years.
Manage and lead the sales team
Manage the relations with partners (distributors, GE, Siemens)
Define sales goals with partners for the region and work to implement
Ensure working relations with KOL
Develop the sales strategy for the three commercially released products: UF, Neuro and Oncology/Bone.
Follow up on detailed sales execution plans up to closure
Regularly update the commercial reporting tools (commercial trackers)
Develop efficient working relationships with business partners to ensure overall account coordination
Ensure service and disposables revenues according to goals.
Work to achieve company goals in number of treatments
Work with the VP marketing and the product managers to define marketing plans for the region
Help customize the sales/marketing tools needed to convey our value proposition.
Lead the process of obtaining reimbursement
Work with the reimbursement team to define a reimbursement strategy
Work with all stakeholders to get their support (patients, societies, insurers, administration etc.)