Your Global OEM Partner for
Optoelectronic Module Solutions

Volpi AG

We drive innovations for next generation instrumentation in the area of human diagnostic and life sciences. Fortune 500 companies rely on our development and manufacturing of optoelectronic systems tailored to their applications. With our sites in Schlieren, Zürich, Switzerland and Auburn, NY, USA we work in proximity of our customers and provide excellent service and outstanding quality:

For our Sales and Business Development team in Schlieren, Zürich, Switzerland, we are looking to immediately recruit an


Business Development Manager - 100% (m/w)


Your Tasks:
  • Lead and execute strategic plans to ensure Long term growth in both existing and potential new customers and markets and develop an own sales funnel of engineering and OEM projects
  • Build long-term relationships with existing and prospective customers, including key personnel in Marketing, Engineering, Research, Manufacturing and Supply Chain
  • Develop and expand the consulting/engineering/manufacturing/life cycle management services with existing customers in close collaboration with business development and executive management
  • Identify and communicate customer product and technology requirements throughout Volpi
  • Compile quotes and review and negotiate contracts
  • Drive for results to achieve customer satisfaction, sales, growth, account development and other key metrics
  • Entrepreneurial thinking and acting with a focus on value creation for the customer and value capturing for the enterprise


Your Profile: 
  • 5+ years of experiece in B2B Business Development, ideally in OEM IVD and life science Research industry or Consulting for this or nearby industries
  • Strong customer orientation in combination with excellent intercultural communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or engineering, Master’s preferred
  • Sophisticated communication skills, including group presentation, negotiation and influencing
  • Experience with multi-level selling strategies to complex and large organizations
  • Understanding of technologically sophisticated solutions and the development of complex systems in collaboration with various partner companies
  • Ability to prepare and comprehend complex written reports and other documents
  • Very good knowledge of the target markets and key customers in the IVD and life science research industry; understanding of the appropriate business logic and culture
  • Excellence in implementation and above average target and results orientation
  • Very high level of commitment, discipline, perseverance and resilience
  • Willingness to travel 30-40%


What we offer:

Working with our large global customers, we have a driving desire to make a positive impact on people’s lives through improved healthcare diagnostics. Would you like to work in a dynamic and international environment for a company that has aggressive growth targets? An attractive compensation package will be offered to the successful candidate.

Are you interested in this challenge? We look forward to receiving your complete application in English by email.



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