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Account Manager

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Position Type: Unfixed Term

We are looking for a Account Manager who will work and grow within the bioMérieux Japan Clinical Sales department and will report to Sales manager.

If needed: This position will be based in Japan, with travel expected 50% of the time.


What will your responsibilities be within bioMérieux?


  • Build and maintain relationship in order to promote instrumentation and reagents sales, insuring customer relationships are optimized to achieve sales targets and budget, while keeping the overview about the sales territory in terms of understanding the opportunities, risks and competition’s activities.
  • Ensure a sufficient number of visits to customers, respecting the objectives set in the territory. Respect the basics of the bioMérieux Sales Excellence principles
  • Develop own sales skills & knowledge of the products, services and customers by working closely with Senior Sales Management and more experienced sales representatives.
  • Interact cross-departmental co-operation, leading to best possible and efficient team work.
  • Prepare quotations, proposals, tenders for review by Senior Management prior to negotiation with customers.
  • Report on sales, activity and territory performance as required by organization.
  • Keep the Sales Force Automation (CRM tool) tool daily and correctly up-to-date (customer address, contacts, opportunities, activities..).
  • Ensure sales activities comply with legal and ethical standards as well as company policies.


Who are you?


Knowledge and skills:

  •  Native level Japanese skill
  • BS/BA degree in Science / Business related filed. Biology, Bacteriology, premedical or medical degree.
  • Experience working in laboratory environment or previous life sciences sales experience.
  • Sales Experience required, minimum of 3 years, 6 years selling experience, capital equipment sales preferred or experience working in laboratory environment,and/or previous life science sales experience.
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