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.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion and approximately 50,000 employees in 50 countries. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support.