Director of Strategic Accounts: Infectious Disease at Tempus (Chicago, IL)

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Passionate about making a difference in the world of infectious disease?

Are you looking to help pioneer the next generation of intelligent diagnostics to help patients live healthier and longer lives?

With one of the most advanced clinical testing laboratories in the country, along with our expertise in AI, Tempus is uniquely positioned to contribute to the management and fight against Infectious Disease. We are looking for a Director of Strategic Accounts to join our rapidly growing U.S. Infectious Disease Sales Team. 

What You Will Do

  • Develop Tempus partnerships: Negotiate, secure, and manage national and regional partnership contracts with institutions across the US to support their unique testing needs. 
  • Navigate multiple client stakeholders: Employ a nuanced enterprise sales approach to understand influencers and decision makers across the customer relationship and influence them to act quickly.
  • Manage the business: Determine expected returns on potential contracts, estimates of market potential, and necessary investment to successfully engage leading strategic accounts.
  • Influence leadership: Provide feedback with proactive solutions to the leadership team regarding customer response to partnership opportunities.

The successful candidate for this role will be:

  • Independent: You are independent and require minimal support from leadership. This is your book of business, and you’re ready to hit the ground running.
  • Action-oriented and organized: Proactive mindset that bridges ideas to implementable solutions, helping move both internal and external stakeholders to quickly solve problems.
  • Creative: Has the ability to come up with innovative solutions to customer problems and can strategically position Tempus with key stakeholders
  • Experienced: Has strong stakeholder relationships and proven ability to navigate multi-faceted customer organizations with repeated success.
  • A leader: Wins followers with a positive and energetic approach to work and life.
  • Clear communicator: Shows exceptional project management, articulation of issues, and an ability to navigate Tempus stakeholders across teams to solve problems.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in a Science or Business discipline; Advanced degree (MBA, MS, PhD or Healthcare certification) desired.
  • Minimum of 5 years of related strategic account experience (preferred in the Infectious Disease and/or diagnostic industry but not mandatory).
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What are Tempus Perks + Benefits

Tempus Benefits Overview

Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Short Term Disability Insurance
Flexible Spending Account
Commuter Benefits
Parental Leave
Charitable Matching Program
Mental Health Support Platform
Pet Insurance
Company Cafeteria with Breakfast, Lunch & Grab & Go Options
Stocked Kitchen with Snacks
On-Site Barista
Discounted Gym Membership
Discounted Divvy Membership
Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives
Team & Company Outings

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Highly diverse management team
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning

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