Solution Sales Specialist - RTSM / IRT Sales & Marketing Remote, United Kingdom

Company: Medidata

Position at Medidata Solutions

Medidata & Dassault Systèmes Life Sciences Engagement team: empowering people and energizing passion to change the world and create the future.

Dassault Systèmes, with 35 years of experience transforming the way products are designed, produced and supported has combined with Medidata, developers of the world’s most-used platform for clinical development, commercial and real world data. Our Life Sciences sales and marketing teams bring together all of Dassault Systemes life science capabilities in one go-to-market organization, providing our clients with life science domain focus and expertise to accelerate their business. As one organization we are leading the transformation in life sciences. Unique in the industry, we provide our clients with an integrated business and scientific platform from discovery and preclinical development, through clinical trials, all the way to manufacturing and commercialization. Discover the future of life sciences:  

We know that diverse teams win and are fully committed to selecting leaders and employees that represent the markets in which we operate. Dassault Systemes Life Sciences & Healthcare, led by Medidata co-founder Tarek Sherif, has global operations and employees in the US, Europe and Asia.

Your Mission:

The Solution Sales team members are sales representatives that take specific products to market across our customer segments. They build relationships, have a new business profile and act as product and domain experts for specific components of the Medidata Clinical Cloud to drive sales. Beyond driving incremental revenue for the organization, we set the dialogue in the marketplace for the Medidata Clinical Cloud by working in concert with R&D, Marketing (Field & Product), Market Development, Account Sales and the Value teams. The Sales Solution Specialist – Platform and Strategic Monitoring will help shape and execute Medidata’s Strategic Monitoring go-to-market strategy for the sponsor organizations that Medidata serves. The Strategic Monitoring portfolio comprises of Risk-based Monitoring (RBM), Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS), Centralised Statistical Analysis (CSA) and Payments.

Within RTSM you will be responsible for the business development of Medidata’s platform offering to support RTSM trials. This team works closely with life sciences companies and CROs to execute clinical trials. As a Solution Sales Specialist with Medidata, you are the primary resource responsible for driving, prospecting and closing sales across the RTSM franchise

  • Primary responsibility is driving quarter over quarter incremental sales and revenue for Medidata’s Strategic Monitoring / RTSM  business
  • Personal ownership of key deals, with responsibility to forecast, progress and close Strategic Monitoring / RTSM opportunities month by month and quarter by quarter
  • Collaborate with Pre-Sales, Marketing, Professional Services, Partner teams and Account Managers to qualify opportunities, continue to build product momentum and increase Medidata Strategic Monitoring / RTSM market share
  • Work in concert with Global and Regional Account Managers and Partner teams to execute on sales strategies, in part, by presenting and evangelizing the value of Medidata’s Strategic Monitoring / RTMS solutions directly to Sponsors, Academic Research Organizations, and Governmental Agencies
  • Assist and support Account managers and Business Development teams in speaking with prospective customer functional groups such as Clinical Finance, Clinical Operations, Data Management, Clinical Study Teams, IT, etc.
  • Aid in supporting, establishing and managing quarterly Field Marketing activities for the Strategic Monitoring / RTSM portfolio, including, but not limited to webinars, conference attendance and presentation, customer and industry events
  • Aid in supporting, establishing and managing quarterly Product Marketing activities (including, but not limited to – white papers, press releases, case studies, etc.)
  • Design the talk tracks for email and cold call campaigns to be used by both Inside Sales and Market Development
  • Work alongside Global Learning & Development to develop and deliver training offerings to scale the solution area with the direct sales force
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Your Competencies:

  • Strong knowledge of the biopharmaceutical clinical trials R&D process and the CRO landscape
  • Software and services sales experience in the biopharma industry with a strong track record of consistently meeting or exceeding targets. Selling experience and understanding of SaaS sales cycles is preferred
  • Experience in Strategic Monitoring (Risk Based Monitoring, Clinical Trial Management System, Payments, Centralised Statistical Analytics) will be an advantage.  An area adjacent to this will considered.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and manage relationships with customers and partners at a management-level and focussed on driving new business.
  • Perform qualification and discovery with new clients to drive pipeline growth by identifying scientific and business value for the client
  • Ability to listen actively and think logically, strategically, and tactically to solve complex problem
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills
  • Self-motivated, demonstrating an ability to assume responsibility and work autonomously in a professional manner
  • Comfort with sustained business travel of 30-50%
  • Experience with sales forecasting, pipeline management, quarterly goal attainment, territory plan development
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to maintain a positive outlook is critical.

Your Education & Experience:

  • Requires relevant field sales experience

Dassault Systemes and Medidata are making a real difference in the lives of patients everywhere by accelerating critical drug and medical device research and development, manufacturing and commercialization, to enable life-saving drugs and medical devices to get to market faster. Our products sit at the convergence of the Technology and Life Sciences industries, one of the most exciting areas for global innovation.

With Medidata’s record of more than 20,000 clinical trials giving us the largest collection of clinical trial data in the world, we also pioneer innovative, advanced applications and intelligent data analytics, bringing an unmatched level of insights to our clients, enabling them to make the decisions that allow them to reach waiting patients sooner.


MDSOL Europe Ltd is an equal opportunity employer.  We welcome all applications irrespective of race, gender, gender reassignment, age, religion or belief, relationship status, pregnancy/maternity, sexual orientation or disability.

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