Scientific Sales Specialist | Laboratory Equipment

Recruiter
Seltek Consultants Ltd
Location
South East England
Salary
Up to £45K (£55K OTE/Package)
Posted
13 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a high achiever with a passion for science and innovation with 2-3 years instrument sales experience in the Life Science sector? Do you love to understand and define customer problems, work across an organisation to create and deliver a solution, then help key stakeholders understand the value and unique selling points of the solutions created? Do you want to work in a dynamic environment for a rapidly growing company?

Then this could be the role for you! My client specialises in the manufacture and distribution of innovative laboratory equipment in the field of biotechnology, cell biology, biomaterial sciences, SPR, proteomics, microbiology and virology. Reporting to the UK Director, you would lead sales activities while developing and maintaining relationships - primarily with new but also existing customers. You would have account management experience in academic, government, private pharma/biotech and food industries, and arrange technical presentations, product evaluations as well as site visits and follow ups, and provide a high standard of technical customer support and service. You would need to effectively manage the sales funnel from new lead generation, quotation through to close, and not be afraid to ask questions that uncover critical "pain points" in customer workflows.

Educated to MSc/PhD in Cell Biology, Biology, Protein science, Immunology, Neuroscience or Biochemistry, experience in life science industry required, cell analysis reagent and/or instrumentation industry experience highly desired. A background in proteomics, and familiarity with the drug discovery process is highly desired, with strong verbal and written communication skills, you know how to tailor your message for a variety of audiences, technical to sales-oriented, experienced to novice. a proven ability to prioritise work independently, but seek help when needed. You know that getting things done quickly means leveraging the experience of others.

To learn more about this unique role, contact Chris.