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Stryker Area Manager for Medical in Eastern Europe, Russia & Israel in Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • Are you driven and results oriented?

  • Do you have a passion for building long term relationships with customers and improving patient outcomes?

  • Are you looking to be part of a market leader in the medical technology industry?

Who we want

Metrics-oriented managers. People who are always tracking important business metrics to ensure projects meet expectations and budget

Sets direction. An innovator who defines ways to create value and deliver on Stryker’s mission and strategic imperatives.

Effective communicators. People who can interpret information clearly and accurately to concisely communicate results and recommendations to stakeholders, senior management, and their teams

Managers who drive performance. People who implement process improvements and leverage the talent of their team to consistently increase performance and productivity.

Quality-focused team drivers. People who push their team to deliver the highest quality products and solutions in a timely manner

What you will do

As an Area Manager for Medical you will provide vision, direction and leadership in the development, implementation and execution of strategic plans focused on sales growth and brand recognition of Stryker Medical products in Eastern Europe, Russia and Israel. In this role you will hold full responsibility to achieve and exceed annual sales revenue & margin targets for Eastern Europe Region. Your high commercial sense is needed when it comes to providing direction, coaching and leadership for sales team within scope of responsibility. You will be expected to spend the majority of your time in the field working with your team, the Business Development Managers, to ensure success through Indirect Channel Partners within the region. Duties include, but not limited to: selection of talent, personal and professional development of team, performance management, development and implementation of country business plans, strong adherence to compliance, regulatory requirements and strong business ethics.

What you need

  • University degree, or equivalent, higher level of education in Business, Medical and/or Economy/Technical.

  • Minimum of 10 years sales & marketing experience, within a multinational company in the medical devices/disposables/capital equipment field.

  • Minimum of 5 year’s experience in sales management.

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in dealer management.

  • English - proficient in both written & spoken English.

  • Russian is desirable.

  • Strong selling, negotiation and communications skills.

  • Strategic and analytical thinking abilities and able to take decisions.

  • High level of trust and integrity.

  • Ability to work in a team and to solve problems.

  • Proactive style.

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.

  • Diplomacy and awareness of cultural issues.

  • Flexibility to travel within / beyond the territory.

  • Demonstrated success in building, managing, motivating and developing strong sales team.

  • This role has authority for setting individual targets, allocation of work/job scope, staff development, promotions, and recruitment within the team.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 75%

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. More information is available at

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