Job ID R-404336 Date posted 06/24/2021

Be part of something bigger at BD. Here, you’ll help us share our innovative solutions with more clinics, physicians, pharmacies and medical entities which will in turn benefit the health and well-being of people and patients all over the nation. It’s an exciting, challenging and rewarding role, but you’ll be working from a place of strength thanks to our trusted name, and the belief in our products that you’ll quickly develop. Here, you’ll be channeling all your sales skills and experience into one singular goal: advancing the world of health™. At BD, you can make a true difference of one.

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BD IDS Account Executive - WA and OR

Job Description

Be part of something bigger!

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

About the role:

The Account Executive is responsible for selling and total account management activities for all products within the IDS Product Portfolio in hospitals and reference labs within the assigned territory.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Develops and implements a territory and strategic account sales plan involving multiple partners and buyers in the growth of the assigned products. Leads the development of an account plan specific to each hospital’s economic business drivers.

  • Optimally deploys clinically relevant product features / benefits and economic justification using existing selling tools as well as crafting new tools specific to each customer situation to define the value of our product offerings. Coordinates all decision makers to arrive at a contractual purchase agreement for these products.

  • Responsible for maintaining and growing the base revenue stream and ensuring customer happiness through consistent and ongoing customer contact.

  • Works successfully with BD customer facing associates (Product Specialists, Consumable Specialists, Lab Automation Specialists, National Accounts, Strategic Customer Group Leaders, Service Engineers, and Applications Specialists) as well as BD’s distribution partners to support the customer in growth and long-term retention activities.

  • Attains or exceeds the overall sales plan and provide customer support for the IDS product portfolio (Manual Microbiology, Blood Culture, ID/AST, Specimen Management, Molecular Testing, Cytology, and Respiratory Testing).

  • Recognized as the product specialist for driving the growth of our BACTEC , MGIT and Phoenix products.

  • Is responsible for the sales process consisting of the clinical laboratory (micro, molecular, virology), infectious disease clinicians, nursing / phlebotomy and hospital administration (Laboratory Committee, Value Analysis Team, Purchasing, Supply Chain Management, IT, Senior Levels of Hospital Administration) in the assigned territory.

  • Develops, documents, and drives the customer buying process through full utilization of a territory and strategic account sales plan involving multiple partners and buyers in the growth of the assigned products.

  • Calls on prospective customers, build demand, communicate medical, clinical and patient outcome benefits, deliver product information and demonstrations, prepare proposals and quotes within company guidelines.

  • Effectively demonstrates the soft and hard costs associated with the product portfolio by persuading multiple decision makers and influencers to orchestrate a successful product conversion within the institution.

  • Develops and closes accounts within the assigned geographic territory using a coordinated team selling model (Molecular Sales Specialists, Specimen Management Consultants, Lab Automation Specialists, National Accounts, Strategic Customer Group, Service Engineers, and Applications Specialists, Distribution Partners, Applications Specialist, Field Service, and Marketing).

  • Communicates and coordinates customer needs (inventory / supply chain updates, contract changes, competitive intelligence) to distributor to ensure account needs are met and or opportunities fully exploited.

  • Prioritizes and initiates direct sales calls with distributors to protect existing sales and identify additional revenue opportunities.

  • Forecasts activity and closes as the need arises by management.

  • Provides continuous support including post sales activities. Effectively connect with the Service organization to coordinate a successful installation transitioning to the long term customer satisfaction of the product.

  • Handles administrative duties as assigned: monitoring expenses to budget, timely administrative and call reporting, funnel and competitive data entries, new contracts and renewals, use and maintenance of Company assets and adhering to OHSA and Universal Lab precautions.

  • Lives the BD Values, including but not limited to, the BD Code of Conduct and AdvaMed rules.

Qualifications

  • BA / BS in Life Sciences, biological areas, business, or related field. Degree in Medical Technology (MT ASCP) or Microbiology preferred

  • Minimum 3 years sales success (top 20%) in broad range laboratory products with minimum 1 year clinical laboratory and / or complex account/hospital sales experience preferred.

  • A combination of clinical market sales, financial or technical selling experience required.

  • Capital equipment experience preferred.

  • Experience attaining or exceeding overall sales plan profitability, as well as, other assigned goals and objectives

  • Knowledge of selling process and the components to build / maintain customer loyalty.

  • Preparation, presentation and closing skills to include direct sales, use of distribution channel and/or team selling approach.

  • Strong organizational skills. Territory management, account assessment and relationship development. Analytical with financial orientation applicable to contract proposals and profitability, budget, and expense management.

  • Ability to develop markets for new technology and new medical practices.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid state-issued driver's license and meet BD's auto safety standards.

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Why join us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

To learn more about BD visit https://jobs.bd.com/

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