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Sales Operations Specialist

  • Alphen aan den Rijn, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

Job description

Why Sakura?

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

At Sakura, we’re driven by our desire to advance cancer diagnosis through fully automated anatomic pathology and by providing our partners 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:

We are seeking a seasoned Sales Operations Specialist to focus on creating efficient processes around customer contracts and ensuring our sales organisation is compliant with the internal and external processes and regulations. 

You work closely with Sales and Legal to empower the sales organisation to be compliant to said rules and regulations, monitor and identify risks and streamline processes to improve overall sales efficiency.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience managing Customer Contracts, relevant experience as Sales Operations Specialist within an international company, have a strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. 

If you are passionate about sales operations and enjoy contributing to the success of a dynamic team, we would love to hear from you!

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain policies and procedures.
  • Ensure compliance of customer contracts.
  • Ensure a smooth process for evaluating contracts with non-standard terms and conditions.
  • Create sales and sales operations dashboards to monitor contract compliance.
  • Train salespeople and all employees directly involved in sales on how to comply with internal and external regulations.
  • Support the sales organization to ensure compliance awareness.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to optimize sales processes.
  • Monitor adherence to internal and external policies and procedures.
  • Conduct internal audits to identify potential risks and weaknesses in sales contract compliance.
  • Identify compliance risks associated with customer contracts and internal sales processes.
  • Liaise with legal to identify and mitigate contractual risks.
  • Oversee contract execution, ensuring all parties fulfil their contractual obligations.

Job requirements

We perfectly match if you

  • have proven experience (minimum 3 years) in contract management or Sales Operations.
  • have a good ability to interpret regulations & a basic understanding of the legal framework.
  • have excellent negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • have the ability to work effectively in a multicultural team environment.

and you

  • have an excellent command of English, both written & spoken.
  • have a higher vocational or master’s degree in Economics, Business Administration or comparable.
  • are self-organised and structured.
  • liaise easily with internal stakeholders.

We offer you:

  • A competitive salary.
  • 8% holiday allowance & 29 paid holidays (full-time based) to recharge your batteries.
  • Annual bonus of max. 8%.
  • Fully paid pension plan (according to the Dutch law).
  • Laptop.
  • Birthday gift & a gym discount to stay fit.
  • A Good work-life balance & hybrid working option.
  • A lease plan for an ergonomic home workplace.
  • a daily freshly prepared lunch: we eat all together at 12h30!

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.

To learn more about Sakura, please visit our career page & follow us on LinkedIn.

*Acquisition in response to our job postings is not appreciated. This means that we think we can find a suitable colleague on our own.

*Please note that we don't offer sponsorship visa. Only candidates with valid EU work visa will be considered.