Strategic Account Executive - Great Lakes Region

at Quidel Corporation in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

The Opportunity

QuidelOrtho unites the strengths of Quidel Corporation and Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, creating a world-leading in vitro diagnostics company with award-winning expertise in immunoassay and molecular testing, clinical chemistry and transfusion medicine. We are more than 6,000 strong and do business in over 130 countries, providing answers with fast, accurate and consistent testing where and when they are needed most - home to hospital, lab to clinic.

Our culture puts our team members first and prioritizes actions that support happiness, inspiration and engagement. We strive to build meaningful connections with each other as we believe that employee happiness and business success are linked. Join us in our mission to transform the power of diagnostics into a healthier future for all.
The Role
As we continue to grow as QuidelOrtho, we are seeking a Strategic Account Executive in the Great Lakes region (IL/MI/IN). The Strategic Account Executive (SAE) is the key customer-facing contact, responsible to develop, maintain, and expand current customer business along with new business opportunities among assigned Integrated Delivery Networks (IDNs) within the region. The SAE is the point of contact for Regional Integrated Delivery Networks and drives customer solutions leveraging the entire QuidelOrtho portfolio of products. Manages and leverages targeted opportunities within a region to drive continuous growth and profitability for QuidelOrtho Corporation. Leads and guides a cross collaborative team on account specific strategies to include overall management of the account in maintenance and growth strategies.

This is a field based position supporting and located within Illinois, Michigan, and Indiana.

The Responsibilities

Achieves sales and profitability goals with each targeted customer

Establishes productive, professional relationships with key decision-makers and influencers at multiple levels with targeted customers including C-suite, laboratory leadership, Accounts Payable leaders, and technical buyers

Proactively assesses, clarifies, and validates customer needs on an on-going basis, influences and addresses customer expectations

Coordinates the involvement of Account Managers in the region, Specialty Sales, Marketing, Customer Support, Commercial Operations, Finance, and other company personnel to drive system solutions that meet account performance objectives

Proactively leads internal strategic account planning process through the development of market share objectives, financial targets, action plans, and critical milestones for quarterly, annual, and three-year horizon targets

Proactively communicates with Regional Sales Directors to provide both positive and constructive feedback on Account Manager sales behaviors and activities

Conveys timely information to the Regional Sales Director, Specialty Sales, Marketing, Sales Operations and others on field sales activities, events, changes, and trends to maximize sales, revenue, and marketing opportunities

Leads account strategies without authority and leverages opportunities through working with others through organized updates and check ins in growing and developing the business across complex IDN systems

Represents and sells the entire QuidelOrtho portfolio to all stakeholders acting as the brand ambassador to targeted clients within the region

Develops and maintains the sales forecast, current, accurate, and complete account and contact information, and records activity for targeted accounts in the CRM

Provides timely reports on all field sales activity, market events or changes that affect business, market research and customer information to maximize sales and marketing opportunities

Manages expense budget within guidelines to ensure return on investment

Carries out duties in compliance with established business policies and in accordance with QuidelOrtho's values

Perform other work-related duties as assigned

The Individual
Candidates should be aware that the Company currently requires customer-facing workers to meet Customer Credentialing requirements which may include but are not limited to, up to date immunizations. The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated where it is not an undue hardship to the company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local... For full info follow application link.

Equal employment opportunities for all employees. We fulfills this commitment through a variety of measures including internal & external posting of job openings, hiring, training & promoting individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, veteran status, disability, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age,or any other considerations made unlawful by federal,state or local law

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Job Posting: 11923694

Posted On: May 23, 2024

Updated On: Jun 13, 2024

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