Mar 24, 2018

Clinical Field Application Specialist, Next Generation Sequencing Job Placement - Thermo Fisher Scientific

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
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Job Description

Job Title:  Clinical Field Application Specialist, Next Generation Sequencing

Company Name: Thermo Fisher Scientific

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)


Job Summary: The Clinical Field Application Specialist, Next Generation Sequencing should have a background in Next Generation Sequencing and Diagnostics to further strengthen our team. You will be home office based near to our office in Dubai/Emirates. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and dynamic individual to join a fast paced global Life Sciences organization, at what is an exciting time in the growth of our business.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Develop Thermo Fisher business and relationship by providing:
  • Support the Clinical market on the operation of Thermo Fisher Scientific / Ion Torrent product portfolio in Next Generation Sequencing
  • Promotion of clinical solutions to existing customers, mainly Oncology related
  • Owning the implementation of assays and products / clinical solutions within customer sites
  • Responsible for maximizing customer satisfaction by aligning complex product solutions and services with key customer initiatives. Build and maintain relationships with key decision makers or potential influencers
  • Understanding the clinical landscape in their countries and develop a strategy how to best tackle the clinical markets in their regions
  • Manage relationships with key Thermo Fisher Scientific collaborating partners
  • Review and assist customers with their protocols and assays on Ion Torrent / Thermo Fisher instrumentation at in-house facilities and at customer sites
  • Help customers design and conducts experiments to assist in evaluations of Ion Torrent / Thermo Fisher products
  • Promote clinical solutions at customer sites and in conferences/user meetings
  • Work in collaboration with the regional stakeholders to set up best strategy for customer site
  • Build strong relationships with customers
  • Maintain and develop the CRM database
  • Maintain consistent and structured communication with counterparts and articulate summarized communication to Manager on a periodic basis
  • Obtain successful adoption of the technology within all applied markets while investigating the potential of other applications and solutions both pre-clinically and clinically
  • Align with other teams in the company on a regular basis
  • Estimated 50% travel, always plannable


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant should be a graduate (minimum) qualification in an appropriate science subject, molecular biology or bioinformatics preferred
  • Experience in molecular biology application is mandatory. Bioinformatics experience is strongly desirable
  • Previous experience as application specialist in the clinical market or any NGS/BFX experience desirable
  • Medical background, laboratory experience, and/or managed care knowledge desirable.
  • Clear understanding of the Diagnostic markets and ability to gather good market intelligence with respect to competitive products and vendors
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills
  • Ability to understand and articulate complex scientific literature and use extensive complex clinical data as a key factor in the sales process
  • Strong drive for success
  • Fluent in English language, Arabic is an advantage, other language competencies welcome.


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