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Business Development Director – In Vitro Diagnostics (IVD)

Irving, Texas

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There are Sales roles. And then there are Sales roles with Quest. After all, this is a place where your sales skills will help make a difference to healthcare for millions. Working to grow and maintain our business with new and existing customers across General Diagnostics and a variety of specialty areas from Oncology to Women’s Health and Cardiology, your talents will make more impact. And, no matter what you’re working on, your professional development will benefit. With countless opportunities to reach your future career goals through mentorship, team collaboration, and in-depth training, we’ll help you find success at Quest.

“Being a Quest Account Executive, being able to sell those tests that are underutilized, but then eventually benefit the practice and benefit those patients, is always a great way to end your day, knowing that you’ve helped other people and you’ve helped your community.”

- Christopher D’Andrade, Women’s Health Account Executive

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See how your career can grow

As part of our supportive and collaborative team, you will be inspired to develop and achieve your career aspirations. From comprehensive learning opportunities to skill-building activities, we invest in you–personally and professionally. And as a sales professional, there’s no one-size-fits all approach to success–you can forge a rewarding career path in several different ways. Here is just one example of a career path you can take.

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Job Details

Category Sales Location Irving, Texas Job function Sales Job family Sales
Shift Day Employee type Regular Full-Time Work mode Remote

Quest Diagnostics has proven expertise critical to the successful development, validation, and commercialization of in vitro diagnostics, and we share the commitment to scientific rigor, patient safety, and regulatory compliance. We work on diagnostic trials of every kind - regardless of size, population, setting, stage, or pathway. We serve as an extension of developments team to successfully execute on all phases of medical device and diagnostic trials.

The Business Development Director – In Vitro Diagnostics (IVD) will be responsible for growing the commercial presence and success of our broad suite of diagnostics trails services. This position is responsible for generating specific project sales for the within a specific territory and set of accounts (device manufacturers, etc.). This is an individual contributor new business development/sales opportunity with regular travel.


  • Partner with Business Leaders to drive sales with consultative selling approach that includes building trust/credibility with clients and partners, understand client context and business requirements, connecting client needs to our capabilities, and articulate the benefits of Quest Diagnostics IVD Services
  • Prospect and establish new client relationships
  • Write and present proposals and executive-level presentations
  • Lead client communication and contract tracking throughout all phases of the sales process
  • Perform sales responsibilities including solutions overview, pricing and proposal development, pipeline management, and leading client meetings
  • Coordinate with delivery team to meet client needs and grow existing relationships
  • Provide market feedback from clients and prospects on clinical informatics needs and work with operations team to refine existing solutions and design new ones
  • Work with partners to qualify and promote capabilities to existing clients
  • Cultivate client relationships to upsell accounts with new / additional services. Understand competitive threats and positioning
  • Participate in marketing activities to drive awareness and strengthen brand for Quest capabilities
  • Participate in strategic planning to grow IVD Services business

Required Work Experience:

  • 5+ years of market/program development, in the IVD services business
  • Demonstrated experience writing proposals and closing deals with prospects and existing clients
  • Exceptionally self-motivated and directed
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language
  • Hunter mentality a must 

Preferred Work Experience:

  • Working knowledge of Medical Device/IVD
  • Experience selling diagnostics trials

Bachelor’s Degree Required

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Culture

We’ve built a welcoming, inclusive workplace where people are inspired to learn, develop, and progress in their careers. There’s stability, so you can explore many career paths in one field. There’s flexibility, helping you to build a fulfilling life and rewarding career. There’s training and development to align your work with your business success. No wonder there’s more to discover at Quest.

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Benefits

We’re committed to helping our people live a healthier lifestyle. One way we do this is by offering a comprehensive total rewards package, so you can take care of yourself and the ones you love. Find out how our benefits provide you with everything you need to thrive—now and in the future.

  • Medical, supplemental health, dental, and vision

    From medical, dental, and vision coverage plans designed to meet your needs, to supplemental health plans for an additional layer of financial protection, you can rest assured that your health is high on our agenda.

  • 401(k)

    You’re eligible to join the Quest Diagnostics 401(k) Plan on your date of hire. The company will match up to 5% of your annual salary.

  • Virtual work options

    Quest Virtual Model allows eligible Quest employees to work either a hybrid schedule (two to three days from home per workweek), a near-site schedule (primarily from home with occasional work in a Quest office), or fully remote. Decisions are made on a case-by-case basis with the employee’s manager and HR Business Partner.

  • Sales incentive plan

    Uncapped incentive and 9-month new hire tiered incentive guarantee. Incentive is paid out quarterly.

  • Training

    Comprehensive sales training program and educational assistance offerings.

  • Transportation

    Company-supplied vehicle.

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