Key Account Manager, Lucknow in Gurgaon, India at Cepheid

Date Posted: 3/14/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: CEP000892

About Us

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving healthcare through faster, more accurate diagnostic tests. With our GeneXpert® System, we’ve taken the most sophisticated molecular technology and packaged it into an automated, easy-to-use format that has quickly become the platform of choice worldwide. From the largest laboratories to small physician offices, our game-changing solution delivers critical answers when clinicians and patients need them most. Through strong molecular biology capabilities and ongoing product innovation, we are focused on developing tests for healthcare-associated infections, sexual health, critical infectious disease, virology, and oncology applications. Come join our vision for a better way and help make life better for us all! For more details, visit us at or follow us on Twitter (@CepheidNews).


Successfully drive a highly complex hospital & diagnostic labs sale from introduction of a new screening and diagnostic concepts through closure and implementation, working with physicians, laboratory, infection control, Quality Assurance and executive staff members to identify needs, gain consensus, and close new assay and instrumentation business as rapidly as possible.    

  • Responsible for managing and growing business in existing and new Cepheid accounts in assigned territory

  • Expands menu utilization and assay maximization in existing accounts

  • Sells additional instrumentation to customers

  • Negotiates and manages contracts - Introduces new testing concepts and products

  • Develops demand for and adoption of new assays

  • Develops and implements customer -specific action plans

  • Works closely with Field Application Specialists to develop sales strategies

  • Develops and delivers presentations and proposals

  • Hosts and assists with product shows in association with Marketing team

  • Manages customer data in the company database

Job Requirements


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • 4-8 years sales experience in hospital or clinical laboratory markets, experience with PCR will be an added advantage

  • Bachelor's Degree; Master's Degree desired

  • Strong track record of sales success, specifically in selling premium product

  • Expertise with demand creation and multi-departmental hospital and lab sales

  • Strengths in networking and relationship development

  • Strong oral and written communications skills

  • Skilled in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint applications

  • Skilled using a CRM application such as Microsoft Dynamics or

  • Location – within territory - Position is field based, requires travel in line with business needs

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.