Being a world leader in Cardiovascular and a leading player in Neuromodulation, LivaNova (approx. 4000 employees worldwide) is committed to applying its wealth of knowledge and technological expertise, acquired through decades of research and development to create therapies - products and services - that deliver the highest level of quality.
Working with our organization is not just a career; it's the chance to make a difference in the lives of more than one million patients every year, in over 80 countries.
The Regional Sales Manager Neuromodulation leads, manages, coordinates the LivaNova strategy and contributes to the success of the business in the assigned country / geography.
The Regional Sales Manager has the strategic vision on how to develop the LivaNova business in the assigned country and, at the same time, is focused on driving the right balance between the local needs along with aligning to the Regional needs representing us as one LivaNova.
ACTIVITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This role will incorporate but not be limited to the following :
Achieve all LivaNova sales objectives : orders, revenue, contribution margin, customer satisfaction & retention while staying within allocated base cost budget
Help in the Development of a comprehensive knowledge base of VNS Therapy, its uses, therapy areas & the market place to build credibility towards customers;
Help to identify, visit and develop new accounts, physicians, surgeons, neurologists, and nurses that have the potential to implant or to refer patients for implant;
Liaise with Patient Support groups and all relevant governmental bodies within your territory to foster awareness of the VNS therapy and to ensure reimbursement continuity and optimization of reimbursement;
Organize and attend training and meetings with health care professionals to enhance the knowledge of the VNS for Epilepsy and to ensure optimal treatment is provided;
Manage all the operations in the assigned country taking responsibility for profit, revenue, cash and quality targets
Successfully manage and collaborate with internal stakeholders both from Sales / Marketing & Operations making sure that the vision is aligned to the company's development plan in the assigned country
Support the organizational development through an inclusive approach, being able to lead the existing local sales team to achieve stretched targets
Demonstrate unbending ethical behavior and instilled a strong compliance throughout the organization by systems and walking the talk, ensuring knowledge of compliance and its company policies
Manage the Government relations in the country and interact with KOLs
Produce business performance reports on a monthly basis
Act as a primary customer point of contact and represent one LivaNova
Actively identify & drive boundary less selling opportunities within the assigned territory / country
Promote, identify and escalate commercial service needs
Attract, retain, train, and develop world-class employees
Understand and analyze market dynamics and competition to develop business opportunities. Provide on-going feedback to management
Develop programs to gather regional evidence of customer success, early adopters, show sites, and clinical evidence where appropriate
TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS :
This position will require extensive business travel of minimum 2 3 days per week.
R EQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Demonstrated success in sales;
Demonstrated management of a sales team
Selling experience in a medical field is a plus, preferably in a consultative role (e.g. Neuroscience Sales, HIV Sales, Oncology Sales, Diabetes Nurse Educators), where daily accountabilities are established, measured and rewarded.
Engaged : high work commitment and motivation. Showing perseverance and attention to detail;
Solution oriented : natural ability to respond to and control unexpected situations, and take initiatives to implement the best solution;
Achieving objectives : eagerness to generate results by assuming responsibility; recognizing opportunities and acting efficiently;
Structuring work : ability to add structure to a multitude of different tasks by making priority list, and working systematically;
Organizing : ability to translate strategy into specific measurable objectives, draw up transparent plans, using right resources and taking the necessary steps to avoid obstacles;
Innovating : proven creative thinking skills;
Influencing : talent for reaching goals by making good impression, getting others to accept ideas ;
Customer oriented attitude : natural tendency to put client first and to maintain constructive contacts;
Coping / controlling negative emotions : Ability to respond calmly and in a constructive way to frustrations, obstacles and opposition;
starter and independent thinker, with the aptitude to work autonomously
Robust interpersonal skills, with evidence of teamwork and collaboration
Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion :
LivaNova values equality and celebrates diversity. We are committed to ensuring that our recruitment process is fair, transparent and free from unlawful discrimination.
Our selection process is driven by the key demands / requirements for the role rather than bias or discrimination on the basis of a candidate’s sex, gender, age, marital status, veteran status, non-job-related disability / handicap or medical condition, family status, sexual orientation, religion, color, ethnicity, race or any other legally protected classification.
Background Checks at LivaNova :
Upon successful completion of the hiring process an offer may be extended. Please note, LivaNova reserves the right to conduct background investigations and / or reference checks on all its potential employees, where permitted by local legislation.
This offer therefore, is contingent upon a clearance of such a background investigation and / or reference check, and can be rescinded, where permitted by local legislation, based upon data received in the background check and / or refusal to cooperate with or any attempt to affect the results of this check.
This process is not currently valid in Germany.
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