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Industry Food Account Manager (F/M)

Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Sales & Key Account Management

A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. For almost 60 years and across the world, we have imagined and developed innovative diagnostics solutions to improve public health. Today, our teams are spread across 44 countries and serve 160 countries with the support of a large distribution network.
Come and join a family-owned global company with a long-term vision, and a human-centered culture.




What will your responsibilities be at bioMérieux?

Responsible for the sales growth and profitability in assigned sales area. The Sales Specialist  will reach set objectives, implement sales plans and monitor current sales performance.  The  portfolio includes all bioMérieux industry products : microbiology, molecular biology and immunoassays.

Support the existing installed for both equipment and reagents

Gain new customers in selected segment and maintaining good relations with existing customers in the assigned area.

Interface with the regional marketing team to build local strategy to identify most promising segment.

Liaise with local operations to align support functions.

This position is to be based in Istanbul and is a field based position with a high amount of travel in the designated area.


Who are you?

Bachelor Degree in life science field; Food Microbiology, Biology, Food Engineer, Veterinary or similar background.

Sales Experience required, minimum of 3 years selling experience IVD medical technology solutions, capital equipment sales preferred or experience working in laboratory environment, and/or previous industry sales experience

Proven ability to inspire, lead and influence customers, sales professionals and senior management stakeholders.

Strong commercial mind-set and stakeholder management skills

Native Turkish speaker and English proficiency is a must.

Good interpersonal skills, presentable and excellent communication skills.

No restrictions to frequent travel in Turkey or abroad

Proven working experience as a sales representative with proven sales track record

Able to work independently with 80% of the time in the field (locally)

Excellent command of Microsoft Office applications


Residing in Istanbul

bioMérieux welcomes applications from all individuals, regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, physical characteristics, social origin, disability, union membership, religion, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or any unlawful criterion under applicable law. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and avoiding discrimination.

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