Discovery Account Manager Belgium South (including Luxembourg and Brussels)

Beckman Coulter

Beckman Coulter

Sales & Business Development
Brussels, Belgium
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024

Be part of something altogether life-changing!

Working at Cytiva means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40+ countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term.

Forming part of the Biotechnology segment at Danaher, we bring together dedicated technical expertise and talent to develop the next generation of life-changing therapeutics.

Purpose: Drive overall customer success aligned to the Cytiva strategy and goals leveraging all of the Cytiva account team. Owns the overall customer relationship across the account. Primary contact between the company and customers and grows the business through an understanding of the market, an awareness and familiarity with the needs of customer, and knowledge of the product portfolio.


  • Account Manager owns the customer relationship and accounts representing the entire Cytiva portfolio.
  • Accountable to grow the consumables portfolio within their assigned territory within all customer segments.
  • ·Work cross-functionally across Cytiva Operating Companies to develop solutions and offerings to enable your assigned customer’s success across their workflows.
  • ·Builds a strategic plan in their assigned accounts to partner with Cytiva colleagues and distribution partners to develop and implement annual account plans in Academic, (translational) Applied Markets and R&D labs across the Life Sciences industry to grow Cytiva business
  • ·Achieve the quarterly and yearly operating plan within a defined territory while driving customer satisfaction and customer retention.
  • Be accountable for timely and accurate forecasting of pipeline & sales using our CRM.
  • Proactively build a strong technical understanding of our products and our customer’s applications in particular the priority workflows and portfolios.
  • Take the lead on contract and pricing negotiation in addition to complex and strategic deal development at assigned accounts. Assist in proposal preparation and presentation to customers.
  • ·Possess a “hunting” mindset to lead generate and develop new account.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree or similar in Life science, ideally master degree in Life science.
  • 5 years commercial experience in the Life Sciences industry
  • Strong understanding of protein science, chromatography, cell culture and filtration
  • Fluent in French and English and Dutch is a plus
  • Experience in developing business through distribution partners.

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Proven track record in sales and business development.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experienced in effectively using sales database like CRM based tools

At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit

At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.