Account Manager – Life Sciences (Sweden North) at QIAGEN


At the heart of QIAGEN’s business is a vision to make improvements in life possible.
We are on an exciting mission to make a real difference in science and healthcare. We are still the entrepreneurial company we started out as and have today achieved a size where we can bring our full power to many initiatives and to our presence across the globe.
Our most valuable asset are our employees – more than 6000 in over 35 locations around the world. Our ambition is to ensure we have outstanding and passionate people working in the best teams and we are constantly looking for new talent to join us.
There are few players who have shaped the world of modern science and healthcare as much as QIAGEN, and we have only just started.
If you are looking to advance your career, are seeking new challenges and opportunities, enjoy working in dynamic and international, diverse teams and want to make a real impact on people’s lives, then QIAGEN is where you need to be.
Join us. At QIAGEN, you make a difference every day.

Position Description

QIAGEN AB has an exciting new vacancy for an Account Manager in Sweden, preferably living in the Stockholm/Uppsala area. Our sales team work with Life Sciences customers to facilitate a customer-centric service and provide them with Sample to Insight solutions. We are looking for an Account Manager to drive and grow sales across the QIAGEN portfolio, supporting customers in the Uppsala/Stockholm region and Northern Sweden.
The Account Manager will be key in shaping and aligning customer requirements with the ideal QIAGEN solutions. You will be responsible for protecting, growing and proactively searching for new business within the territory for Life Sciences.
Key responsibilities:
  • Maintain contact with existing customers as well as develop new customers in order to achieve or exceed sales objectives.
  • Achieve or exceed objectives by actively selling to end users primarily at the customer site. Develop a working knowledge of current and potential activities that may affect revenues; Attend sales meetings.
  • Regularly report and forecast relevant market figures for sales management and organize and support at seminars and conferences.
  • Act as a champion for certain business areas.
  • Utilize the CRM database to input and provide information that will increase effectiveness and aid sales. #Li-remote

Position Requirements
  • Strong scientific background – ideally MSc in a Life Science subject or proven aptitude for laboratory techniques. Knowledge in molecular biology. Sales experience within Life Science business is an advantage.
  • Excellent listening, verbal, and written communication skills in Swedish and English at all business levels.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work in collaboration with field sales representatives and application specialists and with excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Willingness to travel, mostly within territory but also in Europe/Nordic for trainings and sales meetings; Driving license required.

This position is home-based. However we have an office in Stockholm (Kista) where the whole team meet regularly.

What we offer

At the heart of QIAGEN are our people who drive our success. We act with passion, always challenging the status quo to drive innovation and continuous improvement. We inspire with our leadership and make an impact with our actions. We create a collaborative, safe and engaging workplace which forms the basis for high performing individuals and teams. We drive accountability and entrepreneurial decision-making and want you to excel your growth and shape the future of QIAGEN.
QIAGEN is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, or disability.

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