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Managing Director

Referentienr.: Tags: South Africa, Professional, Full time, Randburg

Sysmex, a Global Health Care Company in the Medical Diagnostics Industry has a vacancy in their South Africa affiliate, Sysmex South Africa (SSA) for a Managing Director.

The Managing Director role will focus on developing and growing the direct and indirect business in South Africa; Urinalysis, Life Science and third party business.

The main purpose of the job role:

To provide leadership and direction to a well-established team and business in the Medical Diagnostics Industry. An ideal candidate will have a proven track record of engaging with key medical stakeholders in South Africa and be able to identify and drive opportunities for Sysmex products and services.

The role requires medical and technical support for commercial activities including sales, marketing and operational excellence. This role is supported by a global management team and operates under the regional headquarters of Sysmex EMEA.

Candidate Requirements:

  • A tertiary qualification relevant to the job role and 5-7 years IVD, health care, life sciences or medical devices working experience at a Senior Management level.
  • Excellent knowledge of the South African health care system; funding, tendering and procurement structures with exposure to an established network of health care decision makers.
  • Working experience in a small or medium Multi-National or International organisation will be an advantage.
  • A passion for healthcare development and the ability to manage and lead a small team of professionals and young talent into the future.
  • Willing to travel - locally, nationally and internationally

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive and support the SSA management team to identify opportunities, create commercial projects and drive direct sales into the South African healthcare landscape.
  • Network and influence Key Opinion Leaders and support the team to gain market share for the Sysmex products. Ability to create credibility in terms of your influences and value add to the healthcare industry through operational excellence.
  • Develop and roll out the strategic goals. Manage the daily operations and Human Capital to secure the growth and development of SSA business in South Africa.

An independent self-starter, with a passion for the IVD/Health Care industry who meets the above requirements can submit a CV for Attention: Hans Hassenpflug at SSA e-mail:

Salary negotiable with benefits. Closing date 15/11/2019. If applicants have no response by 30 November 2019 please consider application as unsuccessful.

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