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Position: Technical Application Manager Single-use-Solutions
Avantor is currently strongly developing in the Biopharma space. As a mid-sized player, our strength is to combine strong market access through our VWR and Avantor channels with highly customizable, brand independent solutions, truly putting the need of the customer in the first place.
Through several acquisitions and the creation of a separate business unit, Avantor is investing strongly to become a reliable and dedicated partner in the Biopharma world and this is your chance to join us and have a true impact on this development, allowing you to also grow your career. The constructive and pleasant working atmosphere and the highly competent colleagues will help you to make it happen!
As a Technical Application Manager Single Use Solutions, you are responsible for identifying, developing, and closing new business opportunities for the Biopharma Production Business Unit. You are viewed by both the company and customers as a technical expert of Single Use-based products and services used in the clinical & commercial manufacture of biologics (e.g. Up-stream manufacture, Down-stream manufacture and Fill & Finish).
You are the single point of contact who makes things happen and drive the business forward in Switzerland
Raise regional awareness by promoting the Avantor value proposition as a manufacturer and supplier of Single Use products in supporting the manufacturing processes of various biologic-related product classes.
Support the Biopharma Account Management team with technical capabilities presentation, and a consultative sales approach to engage more technically experienced end users.
Work closely with technical end users to develop customer tailored Single Use products and services.
Build and sustain long lasting business relationships with customers in order to ensure brand loyalty.
Partner with sales management team in driving growth of the Single Use portfolio and implementing sales strategies to achieve sales growth in the EU region.
Champion internal alignment with Sales/Account Management and Product Management to ensure key customer opportunities are being managed and executed in an efficient manner.
Identify and lead the development or refinement of new custom manufacturing opportunities.
Managing a pipeline of opportunities and contracted business.
Visit with and facilitate senior level presentations to end customers.
Use of CRM system for consistent reporting and information exchange.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. A graduate degree MSc or PhD is a plus.
6-8 years of experience in biopharmaceutical manufacturing or supplying technical Single Use-based products and services to the biopharma industry.
Minimum 3 years in a bioprocess engineering or similar role in a biopharmaceutical manufacturing.
Proven track record in achieving sales targets.
Good knowledge of office applications (mainly PowerPoint, Excel , and Word)
Full Driver’s License.
Flexible in fast-changing environment and to work well under pressure.
Self-motivated team player and able to handle multiple priorities simultaneously.
Comfortable navigating within a matrix to ensure projects are established, maintained and executed in an efficient manner
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written English. Fluency in French and/or German is a plus.
Strong demonstration of collaboration across all functions and levels within an organization.
Good negotiation skills
Able and willing to travel approximately 50% of the time.
What we offer
In this growth phase, working in one of our company’s main development areas, this is an opportunity to approach the market with a strong value proposition, backed by dozens of technical and commercial experts and make the business grow in your area. We are convinced Avantor has a key role to play in this market, and having you making it happen, means you will grow with us.
We combine the market access of the largest companies out there, with an entrepreneurial spirit and a constructive working atmosphere. So you will benefit of an outstanding working environment.
It goes without saying that we also offer competitive compensation levels.
We will use the personal information that you have submitted to us in order to consider your application for the relevant role.
Less than 1 Year
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