Key Account Manager

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  1. Permanent
  2. English
  3. Mid-Senior level
  4. Communications, Sales & Marketing
  5. Basel
  6. Healthcare & Life Sciences
  7. Account Management, Pharmaceutical, Chemestry
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On behalf of our client, a multinational and leading company in the area of Life Sciences, Swisslinx is seeking a Key Account Manager, to join their team in Basel.

This position will entail some travel, covering several important clients across the UK, France, Germany and Switzerland. As such, we are ideally looking for candidates with a strong understanding of relationship management, a solid technical background in a relevant field, and the desire to undertake a mobile position.

Your Mission:

- Act as the first point of contact with key accounts and maintain a strong understanding of their business and specific needs
- Develop strong relationships with clients – at all relevant levels – and provide support and advice
- Identify leads / opportunties and participate in strategy formulating in order to add value and expand the portfolio
- Offer mentorship and guidance to more junior members of the team
- Manage client escalations and see to their issues / problems – looking internally to ensure the right resources are in place to offer solutions
- Be well versed in the company`s offerings, to better present solutions to key accounts
- Leading contract negotiation and establishing terms and conditions

Your Background:

- University education in Chemistry, Pharmaceuticals, or related Life Sciences subjects
- Strong commercial experience – selling products within the pharmaceutical sector
- Strong English language skills (French or German a plus, but not a requirement)
- Able to travel to meet clients

Our client offers an international and flexible working environment. Further, you will get the chance to work within an established company, dealing with high profile clients.

If you would like to learn more, please share with me your CV at

Look forward to hearing from you!

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