Strategic Sales Director Life Sciences Consulting

Industry Lines - Basel, Zürich, Frankfurt

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About Arcondis

Arcondis is a global consulting company with an exclusive focus on the healthcare and life science industries, with their particularly demanding requirements on quality and regulatory aspects. We have been managing challenges and solving problems for our clients in the areas of compliance, business processes,

information technology, and digital transformation since 2001. We create value through cross-functional, sophisticated delivery methodologies and intelligent implementation. Our clients love to work with us because of our unique skillsets, our pragmatic approach, and our will to win.

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Tasks and responsibilities

  • Develop and execute strategic sales plans to drive substantial revenue growth and achieve ambitious sales targets.

  • Lead strategic, transformational, and complex deals, ensuring a seamless journey from inception to contract closure.

  • Spearhead the adoption of consultative selling methodologies and share best practices with our global sales team.

  • Oversee all facets of the sales process, including strategic planning, lead generation, negotiation, and the successful execution of deals.

  • Provide input to create and implement powerful sales and marketing campaigns that accelerate organisational growth.

  • Collaborate closely with marketing team to analyse the effectiveness and impact of client marketing campaigns to optimise outcomes.

  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of customer needs, anticipate future requirements, and capitalise on opportunities for upselling and cross selling our extensive range of solutions and services.

  • Stay at the forefront of IT and digital best practices, as well as emerging trends in the pharmaceutical, MedTech, and hospital sectors, to drive innovation and maintain a competitive edge.

  • Identify and actively pursue new business opportunities by conducting comprehensive market research and engaging in proactive outreach initiatives.

  • Foster and cultivate strong relationships with key stakeholders in the life science industry, ensuring our brand remains top-of-mind.

We offer:

  • An opportunity to shape the future of healthcare by spearheading transformative deals.

  • A collaborative and innovative work environment, where your ideas are valued, and your contributions make a significant impact.

  • Autonomy in making strategic decisions and driving the sales function forward.

  • Flexible working environment, enabling a work-life balance.

  • Attractive compensation package, inclusive of performance-based incentives that reward exceptional achievements.

  • Professional growth and development opportunities.


Your profile

  • A bachelor's or master's degree in a relevant field, such as life sciences, business administration, sales, or marketing.

  • A successful track record of 10+ years in the life science industry (pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and public health) and/or consulting services, with a primary focus on sales and business development.

  • In-depth knowledge of the life sciences industry.

  • Exceptional communication skills, coupled with the ability to manage stakeholders effectively.

  • Experience in handling complex sales negotiations for large and diverse deals.

  • A results-oriented mindset, to consistently exceed sales targets and proactively drive business growth.

  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities to identify market trends, assess client needs, and develop customised client solutions.

  • Self-motivation and determination to consistently deliver outstanding results.

  • Advanced IT skills and proficiency in leveraging digital technologies to drive sales effectiveness and enhance customer engagement.

  • Proven track record of successfully selling digital transformation deals to established life sciences players in global markets, including Europe, USA, and Asia.


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