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Sales Consultant, Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT)

Boston, Massachusetts, Houston, Texas, Los Angeles, California, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Miami, Florida


We provide our customers with critical knowledge, expertise and innovative detection, imaging, software, and services solutions so that they can make better decisions for better outcomes. At PerkinElmer, we make a difference everyday – helping scientists, clinicians and governments detect earlier and more accurately to improve the health and safety of people and the environment. Our solutions range from enabling the discovery of more effective diagnostics and therapies, to making sure that the food we eat, the water we drink, and our environment are safe from contaminants. PerkinElmer is looking for a motivated, proven and experienced sales professional to expand our growth in the life science arena. If you are entrepreneurial and enjoy selling capital equipment by employing a consultative sales approach utilizing various organizational assets with the ability to understand scientific application and supporting technology than this is a great opportunity for you.

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  • Boston, MA
  • Houston, TX
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Miami, FL
Status Regular Job ID JR-011280

Each year PerkinElmer products and services support the global screening of 10 million women and 35 million babies for genetic and metabolic disorders.  Each year 25,000 babies with rare disease get lifesaving treatments as a direct result of our newborn screening capabilities.

Vanadis™ NIPT will be the first non-invasive prenatal testing platform designed to simplify screening for trisomies 21, 18 and 13 by eliminating the need for complex DNA amplification and analysis. The result will be a complete NIPT platform that any diagnostic lab can install, operate and connect with their existing LIMS system.

Key Responsibilities

  • This position will manage a territory and target clinical laboratories. The position reports to the VP and GM for Vanadis
  • Responsible for driving Vanadis Sales – delivers revenue target for assigned territory
  • Formulate long-term business growth strategy for the territory and define milestones to measure success
  • Proactively identify new business opportunities for Vanadis and partner with respective sales leaders to convert these opportunities into revenue
  • Opportunistically promote and sell adjacent products and services such as preeclampsia and prenatal biochemical screens
  • Develop and foster close relationships with key opinion leaders (KOL) in the territory
  • Ability and willingness to “roll-up sleeves” to get things done in a team environment
  • Self-motivated, entrepreneurial candidate who can work remotely and independently
  • Close interactions with customers to differentiate product features
  • Work with sales and marketing to produce leads through attending local meetings as well as proactive outbound marketing
  • Negotiate agreements, provision customer training, and product assimilation support

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3+ years’ experience in the clinical laboratory space (OB/GYN and/or Prenatal Testing)
  • 3+ years’ experience in customer facing position

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years experience in sales
  • Ability to travel 25% of time
  • Significant prior experience in Non-invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT)
  • In-depth knowledge of laboratory specimen logistics
  • Experience reading and understanding peer-reviewed articles
  • In-depth knowledge of US prenatal diagnostic testing space
  • In-depth knowledge of reimbursement landscape in the territory
  • In-depth knowledge of physician office workflow
  • Understands the customer and required compliance regulations for our products and processes
  • Experience working successfully in a fast-paced environment
  • Must possess the presentation skills and professionalism to project a professional image, both internally and externally.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills are essential


PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

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