Vice President Sales Europe

Do you see it as a challenge to create our European sales organization and be the driving force behind the European market launch of a brand new surgical product line that challenges the status quo in minimally invasive surgery?

The job

In the ambitious and challenging role of Vice President Sales Europe, you will be the driving force behind the European market launch of symphonX™, a revolutionary surgery solution that captures the claimed benefits of single-port, laparoscopic surgery. You are responsible for creating and expanding Fortimedix Surgical’s market position and for driving revenues of this novel product platform. We expect you to build and guide an excellent sales team of clinical specialists and sales representatives with extensive knowledge and experience within the field of general surgery and gynaecology. You will realize the sales targets and see to successful achievement of our market growth goals in Europe. This job is based in Europe.

Your talents

The perfect candidate has an excellent understanding of minimally invasive surgery and a broad international network within this area of Key Opinion Leaders, medical specialists, OR staff and purchasing officers. You are able to build strong long term relationships and you are an experienced and results-driven leader who stands his ground. Using your excellent commercial skills and combining those with a strong customer focus, you understand how to generate sales growth. Our customers consider you as their sparring partner, you actively look for common interests, and you are creative in finding new sales opportunities. You are an ambassador in carrying out the organization’s vision, strategy and its ambitions. You always strive for the best and by doing so you contribute to the growth of our organization.

Qualifications & competencies

  • Master degree in business administration (with a specialization in sales & marketing)
  • Extensive knowledge and experience within the field of minimally invasive surgery
  • At least 7 years of experience with setting up and managing international sales organizations
  • Results-driven
  • Decisive and convincing
  • Self-starter and proactive
  • Commercial and customer-oriented
  • Enthusiastic and motivating
  • Winning mentality
  • Comfortable working in an international environment

The offering

We present a challenging job in an inspiring and rapidly developing high-tech company, where an open, professional and pleasant working culture is greatly valued. We embrace initiatives, ownership and a strong team spirit. By providing autonomy, we support you to be creative and to organize the job in accordance with the overall company goals. We are committed to supporting your professional and personal development and giving you the opportunity to cooperate with talented people.

We offer a competitive salary with an attractive incentive package and we guarantee a pleasant working environment!


If you are interested, or have any questions regarding this vacancy or the applying procedure in general, please contact:

Thema Group - Partner in Life Science Recruitment
Peter Kremer / Recruitment Partner
+31(0)413-24 36 36 / +31(0)6-51 84 61 62

Acquisition regarding this vacancy is not appreciated

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