Vice President, Global Sales Biotech in Port Washington, New York at Pall

Date Posted: 8/7/2019

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Job ID: LIF004316

About Us

Find what drives you on a team with a 70+ year history of being recognized for discovery, determination, and innovation.   As a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, Pall Corporation thrives on helping our customers protect people. Our portfolio is broad, so if your interests lie along the spectrum of Life Sciences to Industrial, you’ll find a rewarding role here.  Our career opportunities are as diverse as our products and they are all focused on creating better lives and a better planet.  At Pall, we believe that innovation is our legacy, our privilege, and our destiny. If that resonates with you, join us! 


Leading the global sales function for the biotechnology business unit, the Vice President of Global Sales is responsible for driving Pall's strategic sales activities, policies, objectives, and initiatives to ensure sustainable growth and profitability. Representing the company with its major customers and the public, this position is pivotal to improving key customer relationships. This role will provide leadership, management, and coaching to ensure sales force effectiveness and support of the overall operations of the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead global Biotech Territory Sales organization to meet or exceed AOP revenue and profit targets by driving sales of Biotech consumables, hardware, systems and new product introductions.
  • Identify select, large-scale opportunities and deploy resources to project teams tasked with winning orders.
  • Represent Pall Biotech at critical meetings with customers and Key Opinion Leaders.
  • Lead strategic growth initiatives.
  • Lead the global Biotech Win-the-Spec program to drive Pall Biotech products being specified in customers’ early-stage drug development process.
  • Lead the Continuous Bioprocessing program to demonstrate Pall’s capabilities and build customer intimacy and brand recognition.
  • Lead the Bioreactor program.
  • Use VOC to inform continuous improvement initiatives and instill discipline with respect to sales funnel management and other Standard Work and DBS tools.
  • Through critical insight on customer biotech/biopharmaceutical manufacturing processes, support team to formulate strategies to develop and support solutions that meet or exceed customers’ needs and expectations and simultaneously expand Biotech’s business by gaining market share in existing and new accounts.
  • Collaborate with Operations, Customer Service, Supply Chain and other teams in Pall to ensure full execution of our sales strategies in the region (including orders, shipments, AR collections, contracts including renewals).
  • Lead sales funnel reviews and ensure reporting of all business opportunities, solution concepts and strategies to Pall management through the use of CRM and provide voice of customer and applications feedback to product development teams.
  • Communicate business strategy and tactics clearly to your team and provide feedback to colleagues, the management team and other Pall teams on progress, opportunities and challenges in the geography.
  • Continually monitor technological changes, market trends, competitive products/pricing, and be a key participant in identifying and analyzing the products, services and solutions to be developed and delivered to the marketplace.
  • Use rewards and recognition to help cultivate a customer mindset, leadership at every level, performance excellence, teamwork and compliance with Danaher’s Code of Conduct.
  • Responsible for talent management to ensure the continued development for direct reports. Partner closely with the human resources organization in developing organizational capabilities through succession planning, organizational assessment, identification of key skill gaps, talent acquisition and talent development strategies that link with business goals.

Job Requirements


Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Business or Life Sciences discipline. Master’s degree preferred.
  • 15 years of Sales Management experience focusing on growth strategies, furthering customer relationships, consultative selling, contract negotiation skills and funnel management.
  • 7+ years of biotechnology experience selling relevant life science or related technologies, with an expert understanding of the biotechnology/biopharmaceutical manufacturing process flow.
  • Knowledge of GMP requirements for biomanufacturing.

Position Competencies:

  • Strong strategic thinker and general manager mindset; capable of translating business objectives into tactical action plans and milestones.
  • An intelligent, decisive, self-confident and results-oriented individual who possess a combination of mental flexibility, creativity, analytical ability and sound judgment.
  • Outstanding social skills, and be able to work across functional areas within a company culture that is high performance, self-directing and collegial.
  • Able to lead, energize, and influence a wide spectrum of people to achieve outstanding performance.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, with a hands-on, roll-up-the-sleeves attitude and a structured and pragmatic approach.
  • An effective collaborator and relationship builder, able to get results through influencing versus demanding by authority of position. A sought-after advisor.
  • Ability to visualize and position appropriate biotechnology product and service solutions.
  • Broad and comprehensive understanding of different commercial systems, theories and practices.
  • Industry knowledge and commercial awareness to drive financial and operational performance.
  • Contributes to the development of functional/operational long-term strategy and develops annual business plans to ensure alignment.

Diversity & Inclusion
At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Pall Corporation is proud to be part of the Danaher global family of more than 20 operating companies, driving meaningful innovation in some of today’s most dynamic, growing industries. 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 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 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.
Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.