Senior Sales Specialist (m/f/d) Genomic Services - DACH Region

Hiring By - Biostaffic



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Posted 4 months ago
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At Azenta, formerly Brooks Life Sciences, new ideas, new technologies and new ways of thinking are driving our future. Our customer-focused culture encourages employees to embrace innovation and challenge the status quo with novel thinking and collaborative work relationships.
Azenta Life Sciences is a global leader in the life sciences space with headquarters in Burlington, MA, and offices and operations worldwide. We are a market leader in automated bio sample management solutions and multiomics services across areas such as drug development, clinical and advanced cell therapies for the industry's top pharmaceutical, biotech, academic and healthcare institutions globally.
We provide unparalleled capabilities with our lab analysis, sample management and storage services, informatics software, and consumables, with the largest installed base managing over 1 billion samples globally.
As a global leader in R&D multiomics services, Azenta Life Sciences, leads the way in providing superior data quality with unparalleled technical support to enable researchers around the world to advance their scientific discoveries faster than ever before.
How You'll Make An Impact
The Senior Sales Specialist (m/f/d) is the primary driver of revenue for a portfolio of the Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) and Gene Synthesis (GS) products and services. Our NGS portfolio includes a complete offering of solutions, including both standard and custom services for extraction, library preparation, sequencing, and bioinformatics. The GS portfolio includes solutions for lentiviral and AAV production, genome editing including CRISPR, and targeted gene and cell therapies.
The ideal candidate (m/f/d) should be a dynamic and results-driven professional possessing technical expertise in the fields of NGS and Synthetic Biology. This individual will be accountable for driving the expansion of our products and services portfolio. As the Senior Sales Specialist (m/f/d), this role involves serving as the primary subject matter expert, fostering a comprehensive understanding of our multiomics and synthesis portfolio. This entails ongoing research and analysis of customer requirements to effectively tailor our solutions to meet their specific needs and address pain points.
What You'll Do
  • Collaborate closely with key stakeholders to develop and execute robust sales strategies aimed at amplifying market presence, accelerating product/service adoption, surpassing revenue targets, and achieving and exceeding annual sales goals within the Multiomics and Synthesis portfolio through successful implementation of consultative selling and account management strategies.
  • Prospect and Close Large-Scale Opportunities: Identify, pursue, and close high-value opportunities within the market.
  • Conduct targeted prospecting efforts and utilize effective sales techniques to secure substantial deals for our products and services.
  • Organize and conduct capabilities presentations to existing and potential new customers.
  • Perform continuous lead generation, account mapping, and identify decision-making units to sell effectively in a solution-oriented team selling approach.
  • Establishing New Business Relationships: Develop and/or nurture relationships with prospective customers, strategic partners, and industry stakeholders in leading Pharma, Biotech, Government agencies, Academic Centers. Leverage these connections to expand our customer base and drive sales growth.
  • Sales Pipeline Management: Develop and maintain a robust sales pipeline, actively tracking leads, opportunities, and customer interactions. Implement effective sales strategies to convert prospects into long-term, high-value customers.
  • Market Analysis and Insights: constantly monitor and assess market dynamics, competitor’s activity, business risks, opportunities and trend assessments to capitalize on emerging opportunities and stay ahead of market shifts.
  • Report these findings to the organization and address them through tailored strategic and tactical sales plans.
  • Portfolio Expansion and Enhancement: Manage and enhance our existing portfolio by identifying areas for improvement, innovation, and customization.
  • Continuously assess market needs to ensure our offerings remain competitive and appealing to potential customers.
  • Collaboration and Coordination: Collaborate cross-functionally with internal teams, including marketing, product development, and customer service, to align strategies and ensure seamless execution of sales initiatives.
  • Collaborate within a dynamic team environment to deliver customer-centric value that drives revenue growth.
  • Foster cross-functional partnerships with Regional Sales, Technical Support, and Product Management teams, ensuring seamless resource collaboration to effectively address customer needs.
What You`ll Bring
  • Bachelor's or Master`s Degree in a Life Sciences field.
  • Profound experience in Genomics or Synthetic Biology in a commercial role with a proven track record of success in sales or business development toles, exceeding targets and driving revenue growth.
  • Proven track record in scientific consulting on topics related to Sequencing, Synthetic Biology, cell and gene therapies, and molecular biology lab techniques.
  • Exhibits strong business acumen, decisive judgment, analytical prowess, and exceptional organizational abilities within a fast-paced setting. Adopts a consultative approach to effectively manage and nurture customer relationships.
  • Showcases exceptional negotiation skills, both in written and oral communication, coupled with outstanding presentation abilities. Proven track record of collaborating seamlessly with key stakeholders across internal and external organizations.
  • Proficient in maintaining and organizing opportunity pipelines, tasks, and events using CRM tools such as Salesforce or similar platforms. Proficiency in computer skills, including a strong command of commonly used Microsoft Office applications, ensuring efficient and effective utilization of technology in daily tasks and responsibilities.
  • Fluent in English and German, another language is a benefit.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
Working Conditions/ Schedule
  • Requires the ability and willingness to travel extensively within the DACH & Southern Europe regions for customer meetings, internal business gatherings, seminars, and conferences. This role necessitates flexibility for stays, accounting for up to 50% of the time. Additionally, occasional travel to North America may be expected.
Our Offer
  • Become part of a company that makes a positive contribution to launching groundbreaking scientific developments and therapies.
  • Contribute to innovative cell therapies and be a part of revolutionary cancer therapies.
  • Flexible working hours are a matter of course for us.
  • Take advantage of the operational opportunities in a growing, modern and innovative company within the health care/life science industry.
  • Experience an intensive exchange of experiences and a close cooperation in a worldwide network with our customers, friends and partners.
  • We offer the participation in national and international company events.
  • After your initial training, you will receive regular training and further education opportunities that are tailored to your needs.
  • A workplace that promotes your maximum.
  • You will participate in capital-forming benefits, numerous corporate benefits.
  • Positive corporate culture and practiced teamwork across all locations.
  • Individual development opportunities of your international competencies and language skills.
  • In order to provide our employees with a good work-life balance, we offer 30 days' vacation.
  • We have a partnership with pme Familienservice to support our employees in all life situations.
  • A stock program, life insurance, company pension scheme, profit-sharing and our corporate benefits program round off our offerings.
GENEWIZ Germany GmbH
from Azenta Life Sciences
Bahnhofstraße 86
04158 Leipzig
Christina Knappe (Senior Recruiter Central Europe)
Please apply with your complete application documents (cover letter, detailed CV, references) in English.
About Us
Azenta Life Sciences is a global life sciences leader headquartered in Burlington, MA, with offices and operation sites around the world. We are the market leader in automated biospecimen management solutions and genomic services in areas such as drug development, clinical and novel cell therapies for the world's leading pharmaceutical, biotech, academic and healthcare institutions. Our laboratory analysis, sample management and storage, informatics software and consumables services offer unparalleled capabilities and have the largest installed base managing over one billion samples worldwide.
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Azenta Life Sciences is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we do our utmost to ensure that there is no discrimination or bias against anyone applying for a job or in any phase of employment for reasons related to race, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, or gender identity.
We welcome and value diversity, to ensure that our work benefits from a broad range of viewpoints and perspectives. Our growing global reach gives us the opportunity to bring to our business an even richer diversity of experiences and capabilities. For assistance in the application process, please reach out to or call (978) 262-2400. Review EEO Poster Know Your Rights: WOrkplace Discrimination is Illegal (
Azenta Life Sciences participates in E-Verify®, and will provide the United States Federal Government with your form I-9 information to confirm you are authorized to work in the United States. For more information, please visit E-Verify® at E-Verify® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.
41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Germany

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 15, 2024
Company Overview
Azenta Life Sciences
Azenta Life Sciences

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Azenta (Nasdaq: AZTA) is a leading provider of life sciences solutions worldwide, enabling impactful breakthroughs and therapies to market faster. Azenta provides a full suite of reliable cold-chain sample management solutions and genomic services across areas such as drug development, clinical research and advanced cell therapies for the industry's top pharmaceutical, biotech, academic and healthcare institutions globally. Azenta is headquartered in Burlington, MA, with operations in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit
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