Account Manager

Job profile

As account manager you play a key role in Synthon’s Marketing and Sales team. This team is responsible for the business-to-business product sales − mainly in Europe and to a certain extent in South Africa, Australia and North America. Your main responsibilities consist of building, expanding and maintaining relationships with our partners, discussing commercial terms based on in-depth market knowledge, extending and expanding contracts and product forecasting. You are commercially responsible for product launches and creating new business opportunities.

Job mission

You proactively extend our business with partners through your professional and interpersonal contact skills. You work closely together with your colleagues in the Marketing and Sales team. In addition, you will collaborate with various disciplines within the company. Travelling is part of the job, on average once or twice per month for one or two days, mainly within the European Union.

You will report to the head Account Management Established Markets.

Your profile

Your letter of motivation and CV should show that you have:

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in either a medical or commercial field of study
  • Ideally at least 5 years’ experience in a commercial position in the (generic) pharmaceutical industry or related industry
  • Outstanding command of the English language
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A strong interest in or experience in working in a commercial environment
  • The will to develop your professional skills and grow to the next level.

Personal skills

In interviews you will be able to demonstrate that you are analytical, flexible, open-minded and energetic and you work in a well-organized manner. You take initiative and you are able to convince others on the basis of sound arguments. You have the personality and determination to act in an international, fast-growing, commercial and ambitious business. Finally, you are a positive thinker and a real team player who will collaborate to reach departmental goals.


We offer our employees a working environment in which trust, pride and joy play an important role and as such we have been acknowledged as a Great Place to Work® in 2017 and 2019.  We understand our economic, social and environmental impact on the wider world. We care - for each other, for partners, for patients and for society at large. We support various educational initiatives and actively contribute to charitable causes and to the development of the communities worldwide to which we belong.

More specifically, we offer our employees:

  • A professional, yet pleasant and informal working environment with short communication lines, focus on cooperation and appreciation of initiatives
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Good working conditions with attention to ergonomic support
  • A keen eye on work/life balance
  • A yearly outing with all colleagues and other inspiring company events.


Contract hours: full time.
Company car.
Contract: initially for a fixed term of 12 months, with an outlook on a contract for an indefinite term.

Location: Nijmegen.

Application and important dates

If you are interested in this position and you would like to join our company, we look forward to your application. You can apply via our website Please send your application before 10 November 2020. The first round of interviews will take place on 17 November 2020. The second round of interviews will take place on 23 November 2020.


For further information, please contact Berend Ros, head Account Management Established Markets at tel. +31 (0)24 372 77 00.

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