Senior Account Executive - Healthcare

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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 are currently seeking a Senior Account Executive for our Healthcare customers. In this role you will be working with large enterprise clients where you will have responsibility for SAS Institute’s value proposition with your customers, managing strategic and tactical governance, co-operating closely with your customers to improve and optimize current business as well as identifying and prioritizing new opportunities.


You will lead, drive and orchestrate the account team, and together with the team manage the entire customer relationship including business planning, sales processes, customer satisfaction and consulting engagements.


Ready to help us raise the standards of health care?


Analytics and big data can improve the lives of patients, make medical staff more efficient, and stretch strained health care budgets further. If you have a sales talent, experience with the healthcare sector, and a passion for cutting-edge solutions that can truly make a difference in peoples’ lives, then look no further. Your next challenge is right here.

New medicines, treatments, and technologies, an aging population, changes in organization, and many other trends contribute to increased costs and complexity in the healthcare system.


As the leader in analytics, SAS Institute is well-placed to assist in the evolution of smarter solutions, and increased use of data in the healthcare system.


If you want to help our clients to make smarter decisions that improve hospital patient treatments, reduce wrongly prescribed medication, or provide better opportunities for preventive medicine, you should join SAS Institute as an Account Executive. You will be responsible for selling software solutions to existing and potential new customers within the healthcare industry.


You will

  • Develop a sales strategy for your territory and manage your sales pipeline
  • Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders and decision makers in order to reach your goals
  • Identify sales opportunities and act on them
  • Be the point of contact during the customer lifecycle including the implementation phase to ensure client satisfaction
  • Represent SAS at customer events, seminars and similar market initiatives

What we are looking for

  • Considerable experience within solution selling and value based software sales
  • Capable to work in a systematic manner and follow sales processes eg. Proactive Selling
  • Understanding of the healthcare industry
  • Experience in contract negotiations regarding solution/IT sales ideally in public procurement processes
  • Great communications skills both in Norwegian and English



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.


Additional Information


SAS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


The level of this position will be determined based on the applicant's education, skills and experience. We know that the confidence gap can get in the way of excellent candidates, so please don’t hesitate to apply even if you don’t think you have the necessary experience – we’d love to hear from you.


Resumes may be considered in the order they are received. SAS employees performing certain job functions may require access to technology or software subject to export or import regulations. To comply with these regulations, SAS may obtain nationality or citizenship information from applicants for employment. SAS collects this information solely for trade law compliance purposes and does not use it to discriminate unfairly in the hiring process.


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