Scientific Consultant at SVI

Our company is looking for a scientific consultant in image processing and microscopy, who will help us work with and support life scientists at research institutes across the globe. Do you have experience in image processing and/or microscopy, are interested in consultative selling to a wide range of life sciences specialists and are a strong communicator and team player, you may be the person we’re looking for!

SVI is an innovative company that offers the Huygens microscopy imaging software for high quality deconvolution and image restoration, combined with 2D-5D visualisation and analysis. We closely work with universities and leading organisations in the field. The position is office-based in our headquarters in Hilversum, Netherlands (commuting distance from Amsterdam and Utrecht) and offers the opportunity for occasional traveling to conferences and meetings

In this role, you will become an internationally recognized imaging specialist, who helps scientists get the most out of their microscopy data and guide them through the software purchasing process. You’ll get the opportunity to work in our highly motivated, competent and experienced interdisciplinary team consisting of senior scientists and business innovators,, and make a real difference for our customers. You’ll be working with cutting-edge technologies and facing the exclusive challenge of making it accessible to a wide audience.

The offer:

  • High growth potential facilitated training on the job by our imaging specialists
  • Develop yourself to become an internationally recognized imaging specialist
  • Working with innovative imaging software and scientists across the globe
  • Full time position with partially a competitive commission-based salary
  • Dynamic and informal work environment
  • Occasional international traveling to conferences & meetings

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical training and support to imaging software clients and prospects via web conferencing, email and phone.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with customers to maintain long-term customer intimacy and revenue flow.
  • Develop new business, quote and drive leads using consultative selling
  • Follow up on inbound leads from multiple channels: email, telephone, website, online articles, events and social media
  • Gain and maintain comprehensive knowledge of the SVI Huygens Imaging Software

Your profile

  • Background in life sciences and microscopy at University or PhD level
  • Interest in high-tech life sciences , microscopy and software
  • Interest and/or affinity for communication, sales, support and management
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Team-oriented person
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English, Dutch is a bonus
  • Living in the Netherlands


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