Commercial Development Specialist – Brazil

Illumina Brazil (São Paulo SP, Brasil) Publicado 1 dia atrás

Job Description

The Commercial Development Specialist role is to increase awareness of the importance of genomics research and infrastructure in order to promote innovation and economic growth, with the aim of increasing large-scale projects, drive policy change and reimbursement for genetic/genomic testing, thereby increasing access to genetic/genomic testing and improve patient care.

Tasks and Responsibilities: 

  • Increase awareness amongst federal ministries, departments, agencies and funders of the importance of genomics research and infrastructure in order to promote innovation and economic growth, with the aim of increasing large-scale federal funding opportunities for genomics.

  • Uncover and develop large scale WGS projects/programs and drive a regional PopGen Initiative

  • Drive Policy Change at the government level to enable patriation of testing, reimbursement for genetic/genomic testing, and integration of cWGS into health systems

  • Interface with corporate Medical Affairs, Market Access and Government Affair teams to define regional strategies and execution of appropriate needs

  • Participates in strategic sales activities and works closely with local Territory Account Managers and District Sales Manager to achieve sales objectives

  • Maintains an effective, professional working relationship with internal customers and product development groups.

  • Attendance at tradeshows/conferences

  • Appropriately utilize company resources required to support a sale, with regard to company operating expenses.

  • Spend at least 50% of their time in the field developing customer relationships.

  • Represents the company professionally, scientifically, ethically and morally at all times.

  • All listed tasks and responsibilities are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional task and responsibilities.

Preferred Experiential Background:

  • 5+ years of experience in Life Science sales or a related area.

  • Working Proficiency in Portuguese, Spanish, and English both written and verbal.

  • Strong understanding of current trends, challenges, and opportunities within healthcare industry.

  • Strong technical background in molecular biology or genomics is required.

  • Well-developed professional and strategic sales skills with proven ability to develop and grow key accounts through networking at all levels on the customer organization.

  • Strong technical presentation skills. Comfortable interacting with audiences of different levels.

  • Able to develop and maintain current knowledge of genomics and sequencing applications

  • Highly self-motivated, independent, and successful individual who enjoys a challenging and dynamic work environment

  • Strong desire to win business and establish long term customer relationships

  • Excellent time management, organizational and interpersonal skills.

  • Team player with exceptional interpersonal skills.

  • Detail and service-oriented individual.

  • Highly adaptable and independent

Educational requirement:
BA/BS or MS degree in Life Sciences, PhD preferred

At Illumina, we strive to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace by cultivating an environment in which everyone contributes to our mission. Built on a strong foundation, Illumina has always been rooted in openness, collaboration, and seeking alternative views and perspectives to propel innovation in genomics. We are proud to confirm a zero-net gap in pay, regardless of gender, ethnicity, or race. We also have several Employee Resource Groups (ERG) that deliver career development experiences, increase cultural awareness, and demonstrate our collective commitment to diversity and inclusion in the communities we live and work. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information. If you require accommodation to complete the application or interview process, please contact To learn more, visit: [...]

Commercial Development Specialist – Brazil

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