Sales and Application Specialist - Nordic team

10. Oct 2023 | 4 min read

Sales and Application Specialist - Nordic team

Gentian Diagnostics AB is looking for a Sales and Application Specialist to join our Nordic sales team. You will be part of the Nordic Sales and Application team, based in Norway or Sweden, and help secure and develop the growing distribution of Gentian’s and third-party products in Nordic countries. This includes identifying new opportunities and keeping in contact with existing customers, being the first line of communication and aid in technical customer support, and overall contribute to development and implementation of a commercial execution plan for the Nordic countries.

We’re looking for a motivated, proactive and self-driven person with high customer focus and a winning spirit.

We can offer a challenging and interesting position with opportunities for professional and personal growth in a social, informal environment with highly skilled colleagues in Norway and Sweden in a growing, high technology company within the In-Vitro Diagnostics sector.


Typical tasks include:

  • Identify, develop and successfully execute leads for both Gentian’s product portfolio and third-party products in Sweden, Norway and other Nordic countries.
  • Visit customers and build and maintain good relationships with both customers and vendors, both pre and post sales
  • Provide first line technical/product support/information and troubleshooting to Nordic customers
  • Prepare and present product presentations when necessary, and represent Gentian at conferences and meetings
  • Identify potential sites and support assay setup at new customers sites, key institutions, KOLs and early adopter sites
  • Contribute to the product specific pages on website when necessary, and upon request be required to assist with various other tasks
  • Cooperate with QA/RA to contribute to the fulfilment of all relevant Norwegian and Swedish regulatory requirements valid for the products

Preferred qualifications and skills

  • Minimum a bachelor’s degree in a scientific field (e.g. biochemistry/biology/biotechnology). Relevant work-experience can compensate for the lack of a formal degree
  • Sales, marketing or customer facing experience. Preferably 1-3 years commercial experience in a life science company
  • Previous work experience in a laboratory setting
  • Good oral and written communication skills in both English and Norwegian/Swedish
  • Skilled in IT-tools, especially Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Experience of ERP/CRM systems


Personal skills

  • Proactive and self-driven
  • Ability to work very independently and efficiently
  • Customer focused
  • Flexible and positive
  • Ability to communicate in a professional and friendly manner
  • Available for travelling
  • Analytical and organised

If you are attracted by a dynamic, innovative organisation in a global arena, then Gentian Diagnostics can be an interesting workplace for you.

For questions regarding the position, please contact Aleksandra Havelka, MD Gentian Diagnostics AB.

Mobile: +46 702995724, e-mail: 


To apply, please send your cover letter and CV to 


About Gentian Diagnostics

Gentian develops and market high quality, in vitro diagnostic assays for the global clinical laboratory market, both human and veterinary. Gentian´s products have gained substantial market share due to their high quality from utilising our proprietary, innovative technology for nanoparticle enhanced diagnostic tests. Gentian performs production, R&D, marketing and distribution from their headquarters in Moss, Norway and their representative offices in Sweden, China and US. Several exciting and original diagnostic products are in the pipeline, and new employment opportunities are being created. The Swedish subsidiary, Gentian Diagnostics AB, markets and sells products from Gentian AS and other manufacturers to laboratories and hospitals in Nordic countries with focus on gastroenterology, nephrology, rheumatology, allergy, clinical chemistry and immunology.


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