Sr Account Executive (Healthcare and Life Science)

Job Locations CN-Beijing
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Are you a problem solver, explorer, and knowledge seeker – always asking, “What if?”


If so, then you may be the new team member we’re looking for. Because at SAS, your curiosity matters – whether you’re developing algorithms, creating customer experiences or answering critical questions. Curiosity is our code, and the opportunities here are endless.


What we do 

We’re the leader in analytics. Through our software and services, we inspire customers around the world to transform data into intelligence. Our curiosity fuels innovation, pushing boundaries, challenging the status quo and changing the way we live.


What you’ll do

We’re looking for a strategic sales professional to drive client engagement and revenue growth in the Healthcare and Life Science sector across North China. In this role, you will be introducing some of the most cutting-edge analytics solutions to the target business.


You will:

  • Manage full-cycle sales of software, solutions and services to current and prospective customers; partner with other sales/pre-sales/domain/personnel to position and leverage sales opportunities to acquire, grow and retain customers within assigned territory.
  • Fulfill wide range of requests for information from prospective customers. Qualify level of opportunity and resources required.
  • Prospect within a territory or account to uncover business needs.
  • Implement aspects of territory and account management and development; identify accounts with high "close" potential, qualify, advance opportunity through milestone steps of sales cycle and forecast time frames to close business within Orion.
  • Work closely with pre-sales resources and executives to facilitate timely response to highly qualified, high revenue potential opportunities.
  • Prepare standard/complex quotations and proposal information as needed; works with other departments to create and finalize contracts and set time schedules for delivery services.
  • Follow up with customers to track satisfaction levels and to discover additional revenue opportunities.
  • Develop a good understanding of company pricing, licensing procedures and approvals matrix.


What we’re looking for

  • Proven track record in a field sales capacity with a focus on solution selling.
  • Good insights into healthcare and life science sector with a consultative selling approach. 
  • Knowledge of advanced sales techniques; solid understanding on software acquisitions cycles and buying influences.
  • Proven ability to analyze and evaluate territory dynamics and develop a complex sales plan; ability to communicate technical and business concepts and relate them to SAS applications and user needs; ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Moves fast, resourceful, and resilient.
  • Full proficiency in Mandarin and business-level English.
  • Ability to travel domestically on a frequent basis.
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Business, Marketing, MIS, or other relevant disciplines.
  • You’re curious, passionate, authentic and accountable. These are our values and influence everything we do.


The nice to have

  • Hands-on experience in selling analytics solutions.
  • Public speaking experience.
  • Fluent English language skill.



  • We love living the #SASlife and believe that happy, healthy people have a passion for life, and bring that energy to work. No matter what your specialty or where you are in the world, your unique contributions will make a difference.
  • Our multi-dimensional culture blends our different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Here, it isn’t about fitting into our culture, it’s about adding to it - and we can’t wait to see what you’ll bring.



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