Regional Sales Manager – Territory: ANZ and India



Regional Sales Manager - Territory: ANZ and India

Pacific Biosciences (NASDAQ: PACB) is helping scientists forge a better understanding of biology by providing a unique long-read sequencing technology that generates more complete and accurate data, giving them more insights. Our sequencing systems allow scientists to characterize genomes, transcriptomes, and epigenomes from any organism. Scientists use our technology in areas such as human biomedical research, plant and animal sciences, and microbiology and infectious disease studies. Become part of the new paradigm in long-read sequencing and help shape the future of genomic study by joining the PacBio team.


Directly responsible for sales objectives, customer satisfaction and customer relations in the defined territory

Qualify and develop opportunities within the territory as well as maintain and grow the existing customer base

Develop and execute territory and account specific sales plans that exceed assigned territory revenue targets

Establish and build relationships with key decision makers and economic buyers

Effectively work as a team player with our sales channel partners to ensure they are up to date with PacBio technology. Able to motivate and mentor Sales Channel Partner team members to achieve PacBio sales target and support requirements.

Utilize and maintain CRM system (ie SFDC) to effectively communicate within internal organization

Responsible for accurately forecasting territory revenue and sufficiently documenting within CRM

Ensure annual sales objectives are exceeded and territory will generate continued positive growth

Coordinate the sales, marketing and service and applications support efforts by our distributors/dealers in the defined territories

Develop and execute a business plan(s) to meet annual fiscal sales goals and long term growth at the specific key accounts

Will be recognized as the lead representative for Pacific Biosciences for the territory assigned and will be looked on by the customer as the key consultative and operational point of contact.

Conduct effective customer presentations/seminars to provide updates and maintain communications..

Identify and communicate best practices derived from key account experience to cross-pollinate into programs that can serve as tools and training for the general sales team

Provide general intelligence on key competitors

Work effectively with PacBio sales operations, marketing, customer support, technical support, and legal department to ensure customer satisfaction

Coordinates, facilitates and presents the quarterly forecast for the business. Responsible for weekly meetings to understand variance to forecast and presents MCF (Major customer forecast) and MBF (Managers binding forecast) to APAC General Manager

Facilitate forecasting calls to develop consistent forecasting methodology

Facilitate the key account plan documents for viewing by management

Work with sales and marketing teams to assess and develop tactics for penetration of accounts with high throughput sequencing platforms

Help out in other territories as required and requested by your Manager

Position Requirements:

Significant territory management and sales experience in high end capital instrumentation and consumables is required

Previous experience in managing multi-million dollar accounts and track record of continued growth

7+ years or equivalent direct sales with preferably management experience directly selling into the life sciences and clinical research markets required

Competitive nature and proven track record of high capital sales success

Scientific or Technical Degree is required, advanced degree preferred

Ability to engage and build relationships at the highest level within customer organizations is critical (President/CEO, CTO/CSO and CFO and other key influencers)

Ability to integrate and be accepted as a consultative resource for key decision makers within large organizations and build and implement a strategic business plan that will result in continued growth and solid customer relations

High scientific aptitude with understanding of scientific applications and technology developments as it relates to customer requirements as well as the potential competitive landscape

Strategically minded with ability to work independently and highly adaptable

Comfort and acumen for public speaking and the ability to deliver key presentations

Strong communication and partnering skills with ability to operate as a team player

Role will require 50% travel at a minimum

All listed tasks and responsibilities are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional tasks and responsibilities.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability, gender identity, and sexual orientation.


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