Diagnostics Country Head

Job Description

Diagnostics Country Business Lead – Sweden

Are you an experienced leader of people who has a strong drive and a hyper focus on delivering results? Are you someone who thrives in challenging situations, someone who initiates actions and has a positive/can do attitude throughout? We have a great opportunity to join our team!  

 At Siemens Healthineers Sweden, we are looking for a laboratory diagnostics head to lead and motivate a team of 13 mostly sales and product marketing professionals. In this role, we can guarantee that no two days will be the same which is also reflected in the wide range of challenges and obstacles that need to be overcome. Among other things, you will develop and implement the overall diagnostics commercial strategy within Sweden while relentlessly driving to exceed business goals. Furthermore, through your superior coaching and mentoring skills, you will inspire and motivate your team of 13 direct reports to ensure a productive and healthy team environment. Finally, you will effectively champion the voice of the customer to internal stakeholders, balancing their needs with the goals of the organization.

As Diagnostics (DX) Country Business Lead, you become key player for the further development of the company business and is a great opportunity to influence, add value, and make a substantial difference for Siemens Healthineers, Swedish Healthcare, the society and patients.

You become a part of Siemens Healthineers, an innovation leader within Diagnostics Imaging, Lab Diagnostics, Point of Care, Digital Health and Enterprise Services Solutions with solid growth and development in the Swedish market in recent years. Siemens Healthineers is currently in an exciting transformation and development phase, focusing on improving the way of working to be able to deliver optimal and effective solutions for Swedish Healthcare.

The company

Siemens Healthineers is a leading global medical technology company with over 170 years of experience and 18,000 innovative patents. More than 48,000 dedicated professionals in over 70 countries are driven to shape the future of healthcare. Siemens Healthineers generated revenue worth 13.4 billion euros and profits over 2.1 billion euros in the fiscal year 2018.

Siemens Healthcare AB, as part of Siemens Healthineers’ global organization, operates in Sweden and is a part of the Nordic & Baltic Zone. The revenue was in 2018 approximately 93 M€ and the company employs 190 people.

Siemens Healthineers stand together with their customers around the world to support them in delivering high quality care to their patients. An estimated 5 million patients across the globe benefit every day from the company’s innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services.

Siemens Healthineers is the employer of choice for all those, who like to learn and reinvent themselves. The company attracts people who want to contribute to more than just business success – people who seek a unifying sense of purpose in what they do.

Read more about the company and its’ services at https://www.siemens-healthineers.com/

and https://www.siemens-healthineers.com/se/

Diagnostics Country Business Lead – Sweden


Reporting Structure (matrix):

In Country:                                 Managing Director Sweden

In Zone/Functional:                  Nordic Zone Business Lead – DX

As a member of the Swedish Management Team, the DX Country Business Lead has the overall responsibility for driving commitment and accountability of the DX team to achieve / exceed business goals.



Results Orientation:


  • Responsible for ensuring the success of business goals

  • Responsible for the achievement of Orders, Revenues and Market Share targets

  • Responsible for annual, quarterly and monthly forecasting demands

  • Responsible for developing creative new approaches to achieving sales goals

  • Responsible for the management of assigned cost center

  • Responsible for all A&P expenditures. (conferences, VIP visits and sponsorships)


Strategy Development and Execution:


  • Responsible for the development, implementation, execution and tracking of a sales strategy to achieve business results

  • Responsible for driving team to execute marketing programs

  • Responsible for driving pricing excellence




  • Champions the “voice of the customer” to internal stakeholders, balancing the customer needs with the financial goals of the company

  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of business relationships with key opinion leaders in the market

  • Responsible for the monitoring of industry developments and following market changes via market research, sales calls and analysis of competitive information.

  • Responsible for customer events in Sweden

  • Responsible for Tradeshow and Congress presence in Sweden


    Teamwork & Leadership


  • Responsible for the development of a strong team environment within own team as well as other internal stakeholders, which is essential towards achieving a solution-based approach

  • Partners with internal stakeholders (finance, service, project management, legal, HR, etc) to achieve goals

  • Removes obstacles and supports direct reports to achieve business goals

  • Responsible for the coaching and mentoring of direct reports

  • Responsible for performance management of direct reports

  • Responsible for training requirements of direct reports

  • Champions, Leads and Supports Corporate Key Account strategy development and implementation of associated activities




  • Proven experience and consistent performance (minimum 10 yrs) in leading sales/marketing teams and developing customer accounts in the Nordic Healthcare market, preferably in Laboratory Diagnostics

  • In-depth knowledge of the Swedish Healthcare market with a very good understanding of the financial and commercial side

  • Experience in transforming processes and organizations leveraging digital and automation solutions

  • Experience in developing and implementing innovative and creative business approaches to expand sales coverage

  • Willingness to travel for work in Sweden and abroad

  • Driving license (minimum: B)




  • History of driving change within complex business environment

  • Strong understanding of laboratory diagnostics’ customer needs

  • Strong leadership and influence skills, particularly within a matrix organization

  • Strong background in a customer focused environment

  • Demonstrates passion for customers and customer relationship building

  • Detail-oriented, self-starter with strong organizational skills. This team player must be flexible, enthusiastic and possess an energetic personality.

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills, presentation skills and negotiating skills to motivate and direct a sales and marketing organization

  • Can maintain composure to achieve objectives under pressure

  • Has strong negotiation skills.

  • Has strong knowledge in CRM management including the use of opportunity management /pricing processes and tools.

  • Financial Acumen and understanding of finance concepts in diagnostics business is definite asset

  • Strong analytical skills to deal with complex business issues

  • Effective time management and conflict resolution skills since the job requirements encompass interaction with a large number of inside and outside customers


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business and/or Healthcare. Master’s Degree Preferable


  • Swedish and English are optimal. Danish or Norwegian and English would also be an option.


We are looking forward to receive your application (CV and personal letter) no later than February 1st, 2020. If you have further questions about the role, please contact HR Business Partner Birgitta Tarring Lindberg at + 46 70 782 7034.


Siemens Healthineers supports diversity in the workplace. We offer the same opportunities to everyone and see diversity as an asset, because shifting backgrounds and life experiences among employees raises the dynamics of the group. Diversity increases the chances of seeing things from different perspectives and finding new, innovative solutions to problems.


Siemens Healthineers offers solid terms of employment, package and benefits.



Job ID: 196209

Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare AB, dARE. Stockholm, SWE

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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