Laboratory Corporation of America HLA Sales/Business Development Executive (Sr. Sales Representative) in Dallas, Texas

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH), an S&P 500 company is a leading life sciences company, providing comprehensive clinical laboratory and end-to-end drug development services. With a mission to improve health and improve lives, LabCorp delivers world-class diagnostics solutions, brings innovative medicines to patients faster and uses technology to provide better care. With net revenue in excess of $9 billion in 2016, LabCorp's 50,000 employees serve clients in 60 countries.

LabCorp has an exciting opportunity for a National Sales Executive to represent the Company within the transplant market. The ideal candidate will have established transplant center and registry relationships and an understanding of HLA typing technology.

The Sales Executive will be responsible for achieving sales objectives and conducting high level territory business development and account management for LabCorp's transplant product testing portfolio. Responsibilities include sales, business planning, client pricing and RFP input, conference participation, and collaboration with sales, scientific, and customer service teams. This is an opportunity for an experienced life science sales professional looking to grow his or her career with an industry leader. LabCorp's specialty team members thrive in an environment where ideas, innovation, and collaboration are valued.

This is a national field-based position to support our transplant testing (performed in Burlington, NC). Candidates can be located anywhere in the US.

Responsibilities:

  • Create and implement strategic territory sales plan to achieve revenue objectives

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with current and future clients

  • Communicate technical product information

  • Collaboratively work across functional departments and sales organizations

  • Establish high level business development partnerships

  • Create and execute marketing plans effectively

  • Manage budgets and expenses within guidelines

  • Contribute to market and competitive analyses

  • Complete administrative requirements timely and thoroughly

  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory/company requirements and guidelines

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Scientific field

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in life sciences sales or clinical laboratory testing / diagnostics sales

  • HLA or NGS experience preferred

  • Proven track record of success

  • Ability to understand and articulate complex scientific data and use it effectively in the sales process

  • Ability to exhibit product proficiency, active listening, effective communication and consultative sales skills

  • Ability to travel 50%

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with customer base, co-workers, and across multiple functional areas

  • Ability to develop and work with industry thought leaders

  • Training experience preferred

  • Self-sufficient individual who can seek out new opportunities independently

  • Superior time management and project prioritization abilities. Must be able to make practical decisions with minimal direction to achieve budget goals.

Shift

1

Schedule

1st Shift-Monday-Friday

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