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Account Manager / Applied Solutions_Life Science (Tokyo)

A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


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Account manager Industry and Testing segment


A results-driven sales representative to actively seek out and engage customers in manufacturing industries and analytical testing laboratories and prospects and provide complete and appropriate portfolios for these customers in order to develop top-line revenue growth, customer acquisition levels and profitability.


Manage sales targets

Manage and grow customers within a defined territory

First point of contact to customers in the territory 

Develop customer segments and selling strategies in industry segments utilizing for our Life Science.

Develop and maintain the relationships with Key Opinion Leaders (KOL)

Develop internal and external partnerships to drive sales

Monitors competition by gathering marketplace information on pricing, products, delivery schedules, merchandising techniques, etc.

Identify and secure new business by making corporate level sales calls, preparing presentations, and on national tradeshows, and/or conferences

Provides daily activity and historical records in SFDC

Supply team members with relevant market intelligence to help them win business

Collaborate with other teams/ members to solve issues and inquiries 




Required qualifications:

  • willingness to learn new things (Merck's procedures, products, technology, values & culture etc.)

  • self-starter mindset


  • knowledge of sales (especially direct sales) basics or a strong willingness to learn to make up for a lack thereof

  • excellent communication skills

  • bioscience-related sales experience or a strong willingness to learn to make up for a lack thereof

  • ability to communicate in English (especially reading and writing), with comfort (to a degree that she/he does not fear or avoid communication in English)


Preferred qualications:

  • bioscience academic or work background (e.g. a BA in biology or direct sales experience)

  • business level English skills























  • 新規顧客獲得・新規ビジネス(既存顧客より)
    • お問い合わせ(主にオンライン)の対応・技術提案 (社内マーケティングとコミュニケーション・サポートを得ながら)
    • 仕様書作成・カスタム製品の場合
    • 契約書取り交わし
    • 既存顧客に対して、競合切り替え(ワークフロー提案)
  • 既存ビジネス
    • 定期的なコミュニケーション
    • フォーキャスト作成・安定供給のため(社内サプライチェーンとの調整)
    • 納入後の問い合わせ、トラブル対応・(社内各部署との調整)
    • 価格交渉
    • 仕様書更新
  • 社内
    • CRM(SFDC)によるフォーキャスト・活動内容の記録
    • ITツール(Tableau、Qulick viewなど)を使った営業数字進捗確認
    • 営業トピックスのアップデート
  • 必要なスキル・経験:
  • 新しいことに挑戦し、知識を学習する意欲(メルクの製品やシステム、社風など)
  • セルフスターターであること(自分で問題を見つけられること)
  • 営業一般の知識と経験(直接販売が好ましい)、あるいは経験不足を補うだけの旺盛な学習意欲
  • 優れたコミュニケーション・スキル
  • サイエンス系の大学学位と業務経験、あるいは経験不足を補うだけの旺盛な学習意欲
  • 基本的英語力(特に読み書き)。少なくとも英語でのコミュニケーションを敬遠しないこと
  • 優遇スキル・経験
  • サイエンス系の学位とディレクト・セールス経験
  • ビジネス・レベルの英語力



Recruiting Contact: Maiko Yamasue


What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!


Curious? Apply and find more information at https://jobs.vibrantm.com

Job Requisition ID:  233681
Location:  Tokyo
Career Level:  D - Professional (4-9 years)
Working time model: 

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