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Field Service and Applications Specialist (R1115174)

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  • Post Date: May 21, 2020
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Job Overview


  • Provide on-site installation of systems, maintenance, troubleshooting and training to ensure a smooth and rapid start-up for customers.
  • Provide support to the customer during the evaluation and validation process
  • Monitor sites and provide trainings (system, software, reagents and connectivity) as and when required.


  • Record information related to installations, training, customer support and follow-up in SFDC as well as market intelligence data and reporting to the country programme manager
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with customers, ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction through proactive attitude and actions to optimize system performance
  • Conduct proactively preventive maintenance and modifications, reactive repairs and installations and de-installations, in a timely, productive, and cost-effective way
  • Interpret customers’ needs and take responsibility for problem resolution amongst other functions liaising with the customer on administrative and technical matters
  • Manage all aspects of field support, which is not limited to system hardware and software, PCs, and networking
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders to address customer concerns, determine corrective action and customer follow-up
  • Spares management including stock levels


  • Diploma Engineering or Biology, Bachelor’s Degree with experience in Molecular Biology an advantage
  • Experience working with various KOL’s within Zimbabwe is desirable
  • Local language knowledge such as Shona and Ndebele desirable
  • Results driven and self-motivated with a demonstrated ability to achieve measurable goals
  • Knowledge of diagnostic market
  • Experience working in Africa is an advantage
  • Expertise with generating commercial leads
  • Experience with customer base within territory a plus
  • Strengths in networking and relationship development
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Integrates with the sales team in planning and executing business growth strategy
  • Networks with the scientific community to grow the business


This role will involve frequent travel for business and as such you must be able to travel accordingly.

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Job Detail
  • QualificationDiploma
  • Experience3-5 Years
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