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Area Sales Manager - Belgium

RemoteBrussels, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, BelgiumSales

Job description

Why Sakura?

When it comes to diagnosing cancer, there’s no time to waste!

At Sakura, we’re driven by our desire to advance cancer diagnosis through fully automated anatomic pathology and by providing our partners & patients with best-in-class innovations, quality and customer care.

What we do:

We empower pathology professionals all over the world by providing integrated solutions to deliver accurate & fast diagnoses of cancer, to optimize treatment success for each life we touch!

The opportunity:

To drive profitable and sustainable business growth of Sakura Belgium, we are looking for an experienced sales professional with proven sales experience in diagnostic instruments to cover Belgium.

Key responsibilities:

  • Achieve sales targets as defined in the local year plan, with a strong focus on the strategic products SMART Automation.
  • Establish and maintain valuable business relationships with our customers.
  • Understand the needs of our customers and translate those into solutions.
  • Handle potential customer complaints and mitigate claims, ensuring closure to satisfaction of both parts.
  • Utilize our CRM (Oracle) as part of your daily activities, ensuring visibility of your pipeline & customer information.
  • Prepare and analyse of the monthly sales report.
  • Monitor competition and report business trends in the market.
  • Collaborate with the regional Marketing colleagues & the regional Field Service Engineers.
  • Realization of the personal- and team-goals, formulated in the beginning of the fiscal year.

Job requirements

We perfectly match if:

you have

  • Higher Vocational Education or Master Degree.
  • Commercial experience in medical diagnostics market (haematology; clinical chemistry), with preferred experience in histology, pathology, cytology, IHC and high capital investments.
  • Experience with advanced Staining is a plus.
  • Experience with leasing / cost per test.
  • Consultative Selling knowledge and experience.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Good IT skills.


  • are fluent in French, Flemish & English.
  • are self-organised, structured and independent.
  • shows a strong customer focus.
  • are reliable, have a good eye for detail & winner's mentality.
  • have a great presentation, communication and negotiation skills.
  • have a pragmatic can-do attitude.

We offer you:

  • An attractive salary package including a good pension plan & health insurance.
  • Annual bonus.
  • Company car.
  • a collaborative work environment.

And last but not least, a great job opportunity where you have full ownership of your work, recognition of your achievements and professional development opportunities.

The invitation:

Our culture is friendly and open. We believe that the development of our people enables the company's growth.

By joining us, you will be part of:

  • An inspiring community with a mission that matters! ''advancing cancer diagnostics''.
  • Our International organization who's leaded by a supportive & inspiring management.
  • A financial healthy & privately owned company.

Interested in speaking to us?

Does the above appeal to you? Apply by sending your CV via LinkedIn or our website.
To learn more about Sakura, please visit our website & follow us on LinkedIn.