When you’re part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do challenging work, and be part of a team that values performance, quality and innovation.
As part of a successful, growing global organization you will be encouraged to perform at your best. With revenues of $20 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.
Job title - Life Science Sales Manager - Africa
must have an international mind set understanding that he / she is working for a multinational corporation; yet, he / she must act regionally with a strong understanding of what makes business successful in a multicultural landscape such as Africa.
This individual’s responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to the following specific responsibilities :
CANDIDATE SPECIFICATION : KEY SELECTION CRITERIA
2 years’ experience in a functional / specialist leadership role.
sales functions i.e. R&D / manufacturing.
Critical Competencies for Success
Leadership skills Proven ability to lead by example, and motivate people to embrace a vision. He / she is able to raise the energy level within the organization.
A committed coach, people developer and team builder. He / she must be able to articulate his / her strategy to the team to ensure seamless execution.
He / she will be able to influence people at all levels at regional and global organizations.
Operational Skills This individual will be required to deliver the annual revenue and growth expectations with a highly diverse portfolio and team.
He / she will have the ability to recruit, train, and develop an organization that is both high performing and sustainable.
Strategic and execution ability The individual needs to have the ability to look at things from a helicopter view; to organize a task, set clear direction, follow up on a timely basis, and hold others accountable to a high standard.
He / she will have broad knowledge on market trends and new business opportunities.
Success will be measured by
Overachievement of revenue against a defined plan
Faster than market growth (at least 5% in terms of share gain)
Employee engagement to be significantly higher than the company average.
Other Personal Characteristics
Continually looking to improve processes and people, a change agent.
Ability to operate in matrix environment