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Medtronic Therapy Sales Specialist Neurosurgery in Eindhoven, Netherlands

Therapy Sales Specialist Neurosurgery


Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands

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Post Date:

Jun 22, 2021

Careers that Change Lives

Become part of a winning team with a growing and dynamic business - being responsible for our highly innovative Cranial Spinal Technologies (CST) products portfolio for our Dutch accounts.

we are currently looking for a fulltime commercial and customer-oriented field Therapy Sales Specialist with excellent communication/ interpersonal skills and natural ability to spot business opportunities. This is a great challenge for sales driven person with a at least 2 years commercial experience and relation management skills, an entrepreneurial spirit and healthcare or MedTech background. Fluency in Dutch and English is required.

A Day in the Life

We offer you a position where you will develop and support the Medtronic activities with our accounts for all Cranial/Spinal and Neurosurgery Technologies we offer with our PME-portfolio:

Power-tools / high-speed drills (MIDAS-REX), Neuro-Monitoring-Equipment (NIM Eclipse), Energy products (AEX-portfolio) and our Shunt-business in the defined sales territory of The Netherlands.

Here you can have a look at our products: https://www.medtronic.com/uk-en/healthcare-professionals/products.html

Main tasks/responsibilities:

Selling and account support:

Assigned geographic region The Netherlands

Providing clinical case support in OR to surgeons nursing staff in the operating theatre.

Analyses the market, develops an effective territory/account sales strategy, and presents the strategy to management to gain approval for implementation.

Acquires, maintains, and develops new and existing customers in this territory.

Identifies and addresses all key decision makers (clinical, administrative / economic) key opinion leaders and key referrals in all accounts and reports on them to the Country Sales Manager Spinal Cranial Technologies (CST) on a regular basis.

Close cooperation with Neurosurgical, Trauma and Orthopedic Departments and stakeholders.

Fosters clinical networks and develops referral structures.

Further develops existing accounts into new therapies and develops entirely new accounts.

Builds strong and long-lasting business relationships with key stakeholders and decision makers and those influential in the purchasing process.

Supports and/or leads high speed-drills, neuro-monitoring and advanced HF-surgery development projects.

Performs all activities to maximize sales (in line with the sales strategy).

Attends and participates in key professional congresses and events as required.

In conjunction with other members of the team, plans sales coverage/resources in the most effective and economical manner. Above average flexibility in working hours / schedule.

Identify and develop account potentials, account segmentation planning, documentation in CRM (salesforce.com).

Negotiate contract and terms, close deals.

Interfaces with Marketing, Therapy Sales Specialists Spine, Account Sales Representatives and IHS (Integrated Hospital Solutions) specialists.

Implements, promotes and supports the use of our new Cranial Neuro navigation therapies.

Internal and administrative

Reports all account, market and competitive information and trends and metrics in a comprehensive, complete and timely fashion.

Plans and prepares sales forecasts by account, product and therapy for the territory along with proposed meetings/customer activities and investments.

Carries out all administrative duties and all necessary reports in a timely and diligent manner, (i.e. boot stock reports, stock movement forms etc.). Provides minimum, but regular activity report to sales manager. Attends all required regional and national meetings.


Must Haves

Bachelors degree or its equivalent

Minimum of 2 years Medical device or surgical related sales experience

Fluency in Dutch and English

Ability to work in an operating room setting

Ability to deliver demos and product related trainings to existing and new customers

Ability to effectively build relationships with a wide range of clinical and Non-Clinical stakeholders

Ability to work independently and without supervision

Understanding of the national (Dutch) / local health care system

Knowledge of MS Office package

Demonstrate business acumen and use this accordingly

Strong computer skills (Outlook, Word, Excel)

Travel within the designated territory is required

Living in Central, Western or Northern part of the Netherlands

Drivers license

Nice to Haves

Clinical and/or technical background

Key Account Management skills (KAM)

General product and Therapy knowledge of the defined product scope

Proven ability to operate in a matrix environment and work effectively with sales force, physicians, nurses and hospital technicians.

In order to be successful in this role you need to be result-focused and be able to set priorities, manage projects / initiatives in a timely fashion. We expect you to be strong entrepreneur who brings passion, energy and excellence in execution to your work. Lastly you are a strong communicator, team player with high integrity standards, you are charismatic and enthusiastic with positive thinking and a can do attitude.

We Offer

In our 5th Tenet of our Mission we recognize the personal worth of employees by providing an employment framework that allows personal satisfaction in work accomplished, security, advancement opportunity, and means to share in the companys success.

Also, a competitive package is of course part of that. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package to all our employees:

31 holidays;

Possibility to purchase 8 extra holidays days;

Flexible working environment;

Annual Incentive Plan % depending on company results;

Pension scheme and group discount on healthcare insurances

Tax advantages on commuting, fitness plan, bicycle plan;

Training possibilities via Cornerstone/Harvard Manage Monitor/GetAbstract

Employee Assistance Program and Recognize! (our global recognition program)

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About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be. We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future. Whatever your specialty or ambitions, you can make a difference at Medtronic - both in the lives of others and your career. Join us in our commitment to take healthcare Further, Together.

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