BIOVIA Sales Director


United States - CA, San Francisco

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Your Mission: 

The BIOVIA Sales Director for North American (NAM) Enterprise Market is responsible for achieving revenue objectives leading a team of BIOVIA Strategic Solution Sales Specialists across the US in identifying sales opportunities, qualifying opportunities and efficiently bringing opportunities to successful closure. The Director is also responsible for maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction and personal involvement in customer relationships in order to remain consistent with 3DS Life Sciences business principles.

  • Management of a team of Regional Strategic Solution Sales Specialist across the US as part of the responsibility for driving bookings and revenue for the NAM Enterprise Market organization. 

  • Consistent attainment of all revenue and booking targets within assigned territory, per targets based on position referenced above

  • Development and execution of strategic sales plans as they relate to specific opportunities and accounts within assigned territory – focus on value propositions and building pipeline for strategic solution areas. 

  • Represent 3DS Life Sciences in the field in a manner consistent with company business principles and ethics

  • Responsible for Sales Solutions Specialists and their execution of sales actives, and the closing of sales transactions with clients and prospects

  • Coordination of resources within sales and other departments in order to achieve objectives

  • Provide strong substantiated feedback on solution areas.   Be the center of the loop on this feedback for product teams. 

  • Manage Sales Solutions Specialists to create, maintain and update sales plans, account and opportunity data within company systems.

  • Quarterly and/or annual sales targets differ by title/position and are covered under a separate document


Your Competencies:

  • Demonstrated consistent track record in leading teams that exceed sales targets

  • Demonstrated consistent tenacity and drive to achieve goals

  • Strong application software sales experience

  • Working knowledge of life sciences industry

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated success with process approached selling

  • Ability to gain executive credibility, understand organizational political dynamics and competitive awareness

  • Strong business planning and organizational skills

Your Education & Experience: 

  • Bachelors degree required

  • Requires a minimum of 5-10 years of successful relevant experience

  • West Coast location preferred

As with all roles, Medidata sets ranges based on a number of factors including function, level, candidate expertise and experience, and geographic location.

  • The salary range for positions that will be physically based in the NYC Metro Area is  $139,500- $186,000.

  • The salary range for positions that will be physically based in the California Bay Area is  $147,750- $197,000.

  • The salary range for positions that will be physically based in the Boston Metro Area is $137,250- $183,000.

  • The salary range for positions that will be physically based in Texas or Ohio is $126,000- $168,000.

  • The salary range for positions that will be physically based in all other locations within the United States is $137,250- $183,000.

Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Medidata provides to compensate and recognize employees for their work. Most sales positions are eligible for a commission on the terms of applicable plan documents, and many of Medidata’s non-sales positions are eligible for annual bonuses. Medidata believes that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most and provides best-in-class benefits, including medical, dental, life and disability insurance; 401(k) matching; unlimited paid time off; and 10 paid holidays per year.

Equal Employment Opportunity

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Medidata are based on merit, qualifications and abilities. Medidata is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or medical or common conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, familial status, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, military service, application for military service, genetic information, receipt of free medical care, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. Medidata will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Covid Statement

Our Company requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to provide documentation of full vaccination, unless qualified for a medical, religious or state-required accommodation or otherwise exempt consistent with applicable law. Although accommodation requests will be considered (and granted where appropriate/possible), it may be determined that a candidate is unable to adequately perform the essential functions of the position without imposing an undue hardship due to customer requirements, staffing needs, or other business reasons. Definition of full-vaccination: Employees are considered to be fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine.