Friday, June 19, 2015

Account Manager | Laboratory Products | West England | to £32K (£38K OTE)

An innovative market leader in scientific laboratory products is now looking to recruit an Account Manager to cover West England and Wales.


Our client is a diversified technology company with a proud history of developing breakthrough technologies that significantly improve people£s lives. They have been changing the world through innovation for more than 150 years, integrating scientific discovery with market need. They focus on high-impact growth opportunities in the telecommunications, flat panel display, environmental, life sciences and semiconductor industries.


This opportunity will be joining the life science sales team specialising in a wide variety of consumables, including plasticware and glassware for laboratory use. You will manage your own territory as well as working alongside distributors. With supportive management which is keen to develop its staff you will be given autonomy to run your territory as if it were your own business.


This is an ideal opportunity for someone with sales experience in the life science industry who wishes to move into an account manager role for a leading brand with an exceptional reputation.


This company is looking for someone with strong communication skills, who is an excellent relationship builder and keen to learn and develop. In return you will receive full product training as well as a competitive salary, great benefits and a generous bonus.


If you have a degree in life sciences, ideally coupled with some laboratory experience with cell culture and/or genomics and selling within a similar field please get in contact!


I am available on 01279657716 or rachel@seltekconsultants.co.uk


Job Ref: 904005


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Account Manager | Laboratory Products | West England | to £32K (£38K OTE)

Use you science degree in a customer facing role | South East UK | to £28K (£35K OTE)

Would you like to step out of the lab and get into a commercial environment that values your scientific background?


Are you comfortable on the phone and self-motivated?


If so, why don’t you join us at Seltek Consultants? We are a boutique recruitment agency specialised in customer-facing roles in the scientific and medical industry. We focus on quality and take great pride in offering a very consultative approach to the recruitment process, allowing us to be highly successful in finding the right person for a business. We work with scientific companies, from small start-up to global corporates and find them the best people in their market for roles in Sales & Business Development, Marketing, Technical Support & Applications.


We are a friendly team of 7 recruitment consultants and we are growing! Upon joining us you will be trained on all aspects of recruitment and then start building your own £desk£ with support from all of us. This means you will find new client companies, take job orders from them, find and interview candidates, and so much more. You will never get bored in this job as your daily activities will be so varied! You£ll spend most of your time talking to people on the phone: relationship-building and proactivity being key.


This is a commission based role so, after a probation period of 6 months, your earnings will reflect your successes! And if money motivation is not enough, wait until you make your first (and many more) placement: there is nothing like the feeling of making your candidate and client happy!


I am keen to speak to people with a degree, MSc or even PhD in Life Sciences, Chemistry or Physics who want to leave the lab behind and get into the commercial world.


We are based in Bishop£s Stortford which is located half-way between Cambridge and London, and 10 min away from Stansted airport.


If you want to know more about this opportunity, call Keren on 01279 657 716. You can email your CV to keren@seltekconsultants.co.uk, but pick up the phone if this is the career for you.


Job Ref: 904003


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Use you science degree in a customer facing role | South East UK | to £28K (£35K OTE)

Team Leader Sales | Genomics | Western Europe | to €100K (€150K OTE)

Are you keen to take on the challenge of leading a European sales team?


This is a chance to grow your own European sales team quickly and set up operations!


This company is a market leader for genomics in Asia and is expanding to Europe and the US. Currently they have the largest market share in Asia and the highest throughput. They have 1000 employees and will be distinctive in the European market for their rare full service solution, taking the sample and running the NGS service and then also bioinformatics data analysis. With a high end range of the most high throughput instrumentation and the ability to provide a fast high quality service at a competitive price they will likely be hard to beat!


They are able to invest in hiring a whole European team quickly. You will have marketing support and will also work closely with the general manager and CEO to get the European operation set up. Initially you will be using your knowledge of the market to develop business in Europe, with an initial focus on Germany, the Netherlands and Nordics regions. First the focus will likely be on the research market with a goal to head into the pharmaceutical and clinical markets once things have got moving. You will soon be responsible for hiring your own sales team, you will need this support quickly to grow business across Europe. There is already a UK subsidiary and you will have a colleague in the UK. This company has a very open culture where you can bring in and use your ideas. If you have ideas and are keen to make things happen then this is going to be a fantastic opportunity to see fast results!


The CEO, general manager and marketing who you will be working most closely with initially are all very friendly and open. They look forward to having you on board to make Europe a success with them!


To hear more about this rare opportunity call Caroline on 01279 657716 or caroline@seltekconsultants.co.uk.


Job Ref: 903995


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Team Leader Sales | Genomics | Western Europe | to €100K (€150K OTE)

Tactical Marketing | Cell Lines | South East UK | to £30K

Join a fun, fast-paced organisation to develop your career!


Take control of your work and work closely with product managers and the e-commerce team to deliver enticing tactical marketing. You will be generating marketing literature to keeping customers engaged and updated via the website, emailers, scientific posters, white papers and more.


You will be working in a team of enthusiastic, motivated people £ product managers, digital marketing, sales and also distributors, who are keen to make a difference. You will be responsible for engaging the sales team and distributors regarding marketing strategy.


This company has had huge success after being founded only about ten years ago; you will be joining during a big growth phase which looks set to continue. This is a fantastic opportunity if you are proactive and able to pave your own way without micromanagement. In this environment you can use your ideas and make a positive impact.


The products you will be focusing on are a range of isogenic cell lines which are used for applications such as disease models for personalised medicine research.


If you have a life science background and some marketing experience or a CIM and are keen to hear more, call Caroline on 01279 657716 or caroline@seltekconsultants.co.uk.


Job Ref: 904000


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Tactical Marketing | Cell Lines | South East UK | to £30K

Field Sales Specialist | Laboratory Products | South East UK | to £35K (£44K OTE)

My client distributes the latest laboratory products for over 60 leading manufacturers in the life science market.


This company has 48 years experience in supplying high quality laboratory equipment and consumables to private research institutes, universities, hospitals and biopharmaceutical companies.


They are looking for a sales representative to manage and grow accounts in Cambridge, North London and the surrounding Home Counties.


You will be a consultative seller promoting their complete portfolio of products from tissue culture plastics (such as Corning) to equipment (such as Carl Zeiss) as well as their growing number of own branded products.


A life science degree is essential for this role and would suit EITHER an experienced field sales person (from any industry), an internal sales specialist looking for a step into field sales or a recent graduate who has a flair for dealing with customers and a desire for sales.


The basic salary on offer will reflect your experience (up to £35k) with bonus earning potential of up to £9k which is paid monthly. A company car, iPad, smart phone, laptop and attractive pension plan are also provided.


Please get in touch via phone or email to discuss further: 01279657716 or rachel@seltekconsultants.co.uk.


Job Ref: 904001


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Field Sales Specialist | Laboratory Products | South East UK | to £35K (£44K OTE)

Account Manager | Life Sciences | Scotland | to £38K (£46K OTE)

A growing supplier of life science research products are expanding in the UK and have created a new Account Managers position in Scotland due to promotion. The company have a wide and diverse range of research instruments and consumables used within the cell biology, immunology and molecular biology research arena. The role will involve managing all commercial activity in Scotland, this will include academic, biotechnology and CRO based customers, this is an established territory and the current acccount manager will be on hand to support the hand over process as he has been promoted and is staying within the business.


We are keen to consider a range of experience, you will however need a good understanding of molecular/cell biology research techniques gained from a degree and research experience or MSc/PhD studies. If you are looking for your first commercial role in a supportive company that have novel and innovative products this role could be for you. Alternatively if you have internal sales experience or existing field sales experience and are looking for a new challenge you should contact us.


This is a fabulous opportunity to join a growing life science company that appreciate and recognise individuals and are open to ideas from the team, we have supported this company for 20 years and cannot recommend the culture and people highly enough, they have a tremendous staff retention rate and promote regularly from within. Contact Scott on 01279 657716 or email scott@seltekconsultants.co.uk


Job Ref: 903999


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Account Manager | Life Sciences | Scotland | to £38K (£46K OTE)

Account Director | Medical Communications | North West UK| to £50K (£60K OTE)

A chance chance to work alongside the Senior Account Director and VP directly in a highly respected Medical Communications business! With no communications challenge too great, this company offers a very different approach and innovative methods and channel to help pharmaceutical clients get their message across. You will be responsible for developing client relationships in large accounts, commercial strategy of the accounts to grow the business further, managing the operations of projects and ensuring they are delivered on-time and within budget, and leading cross functional teams. To be eligible, you will need commercial experience within the pharmaceutical industry and/or medical communications industry. You will need to show you’ve handled pharma products from pre to post launch and have managed a significant portfolio. In return, you get a strong starting salary, great comprehensive benefits package, an lots of opportunity! Please contact Phil at Seltek on 01279 657716 or phil@seltekconsultants.co.uk if you think you’ve got what it takes!



Account Director | Medical Communications | North West UK| to £50K (£60K OTE)

Friday, June 12, 2015

Client Service Director | Medical Communications | North West UK

My client, a leader in medical communications, is currently seeking a Client Services Director who wants to get fully involved, share their thoughts and ideas, and help shape the debate of future developments in the industry.


You will oversee the successful delivery of medical communications services and products whilst challenging clients to engage with new and innovative solutions. The Client Services Director provides leadership of all the account teams and operates high level customer relationship management skills, project and financial management skills to ensure that budgets and timescales are met and commercial KPIs are achieved.


You will need to have a solid commercial background in medical communications and bring experience of leading large multi-disciplinary account teams. You will also need a proven background in building strategic relationships and winning new business.


If you believe you have the experience, knowledge and also the belief of leading some of the best talent in the country please contact me at Alfie@seltek.eu.


Job ref: 10364


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Client Service Director | Medical Communications | North West UK

Sales | Bioproduction Equipment | North UK | to £45K

  • Are you looking for a territory sales role with huge bonus earning potential?

  • Would like the a sales role where you feel like you are running your own business?

A European company who sell a wide variety of high quality bioproduction products to the bioprocessing and vaccine production industries are looking to hire a salesperson to manage and maintain accounts across North UK.


Working with one other person in the UK you will be responsible for looking after established accounts as well as exploring new opportunities from vaccine manufacturers, academia and contract manufacturing organisations. The product range consists of single-use consumable products to capital equipment. For example, you will be selling bottle assemblies, tissue culture biomaterials, bioreactor kits, tube sealing/welding equipment and harvest machinery to mention a few.


This role would suit a life science sales professional who is looking for the flexibility and autonomy that a smaller company can provide. If you enjoy problem solving to establish and present complete solutions to your customers this is an ideal role. You have the potential to earn large bonuses within the role – typically from £20-45k on top of an attractive basic salary. Company car (of value £25k) laptop and contributory pension are also provided.


Please contact Rachel Bowman to discuss this role in more detail: 01279657716 or rachel@seltekconsultants.co.uk


Key words: sales, KAM, CMO, vaccine, field sales, cell culture, tissue engineering, cell lines, biomaterials, cell harvesting


Job Ref: 10363


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Sales | Bioproduction Equipment | North UK | to £45K

Scientific Director | Medical Writing | London or Macclesfield | to £45K (£50K OTE)

My client, a leading medical communications company is looking for a bright Scientific Director. You will have experience in medical writing and, ideally, communication and strategy planning. You will also require excellent communication skills in order to interact with senior members of the client team and work with thought leaders to create innovative communication projects.


An advanced science degree in neurology is required.You should also have a broad range of therapy area expertise and be prepared to take on new fields with enthusiasm.


You will provide senior scientific leadership on a particular account with unrivalled levels of insight and input into the strategic medical affairs operations of a multinational pharmaceutical company, on a neurology therapy. My client is looking for a dedicated and creative individual to design and deliver strategic and high-level tactical communications for both internal and external use


Excellent quality control and project management skills and an ability to inspire high performance are also essential.



Scientific Director | Medical Writing | London or Macclesfield | to £45K (£50K OTE)

Friday, May 22, 2015

Office Based Sales | Science | German Speaking | to £25K (£28K OTE)

Are you a science graduate with fluency in German and unsure which career path you want to take after your degree?


Are you competitive and strive to be the best?


Do you find it easy to meet new people and are confident to introduce yourself without feeling intimidated?


These are the skills that this marketing leading scientific company look for when hiring people to work in their internal commercial team.


We have an exciting position, based in Cambridge, for someone who is looking to combine their science degree and language skills. The company offer a supportive environment to train and support their junior team members. All they ask for is someone motivated and willing to put in 100% to succeed.


The company offer excellent training and career prospects as well as an excellent benefits package.


Are you interested to find out more? if so, please contact Caroline on 01279657716 or caroline@seltekconsultants.co.uk


Job Ref: 10347


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Office Based Sales | Science | German Speaking | to £25K (£28K OTE)

Key Account Manager | Molecular Biology | Scotland / N. East / Ireland | to £43K (£55K OTE)

A leading life science company has created a new position through internal promotion and is now recruiting for a Key Account Manager to cover defined accounts in Scotland, NE UK and Ireland. The customer base are specifically industrial accounts involved in the manufacture of products used in the life science, food, beverage and medical; device sectors. You will be working with end users and purchasers at all levels and be able to build strong working relationships with the customer base. You will be supported by an internal sales team, customer support and technical specialists.We are keen to speak to those with life science sales experience, a Chemistry background would be ideal but is not essential. Previous experience of managing key accounts within the life science arena is necessary, this could be from the academic, biotech or pharma research market. To discuss this great opportunity in more detail contact Scott on 01279 657716 or email scott@seltekconsultants.co.uk


Job ref: 10346


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Key Account Manager | Molecular Biology | Scotland / N. East / Ireland | to £43K (£55K OTE)

Technical Support | Molecular Biology Research Products | 1 year contract | to £28K

Product Category: Molecular Biology Research Products


Are you seeking a career outside of the laboratory, working for a successful global life science company where you can still use your technical expertise?


Would you enjoy working in a team, offering world class customer service and support to scientists involved with the latest research in molecular biology?


Would you enjoy helping scientists over the phone so they can use their technology to their full potential?


This is a fantastic opportunity for graduates, post-docs or those in a laboratory in industry who want to escape to a commercial setting which offers stability, great benefits, stimulating work environment and progression opportunities.


As a technical support specialist you will be office-based responding with all enquiries relating to the company’s functional genomics portfolio. You will enjoy troubleshooting over the phone, recommending alternative solutions and assisting with the development of your customers research projects.


This company are an established and reputable company that pride themselves on delivering exceptional customer care. You will representing the brand and be capable of building strong relationships with their customers.


This one year contract has an attractive salary and pension plan on offer. You will receive full product and customer service training. This experience would be a great door opener to those just starting their career or considering a career move.


Please get in touch if you a graduate with research experience or MSc/PhD level scientist with hands on experience of molecular biology research techniques, siRNA/shRNA, epigenetics, PCR, or antibody based assays. Excellent communication skills and a proactive attitude will be essential.


This role is based on the idyllic south coast of England and relocation support will be provided for those moving for the role.


Please get in touch with Rachel Bowman to discuss further: rachel@seltekconsultants.co.uk / 01279657716


Key words: functional genomics, technical support specialist, siRNA, shRNA, CRISPR, ZFN, cell based assays, DNA purification, molecular biology


Job Ref: 10344


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Technical Support | Molecular Biology Research Products | 1 year contract | to £28K

Strategic Product Manager - Europe | UK Based | to £55K (£65K OTE)

A global life science company that supplies specialised products and services, often customised to specific customer needs within the pharmaceutical market is expanding its commercial team in Europe and is keen to recruit a Strategic Product Manager. This is a unique role within the sector and incorporates several elements of marketing, business development and operations!


Strategic Product Manager - Europe | UK Based | to £55K (£65K OTE)

Key Account Executive | Food Safety Products | Scotland Office Base + UK travel

A high technology business dedicated to the development and marketing of novel diagnostic kits is hiring a Key Account Executive as a result of expansion and growth.


These kits focus on topical concerns about the quality and safety of food and agricultural products, from the quality of seed that goes into the ground, right through the chain to the safety of fully processed food products. This company have recently won an award for international trade and development, one of the highest awards bestowed on a UK company.


Reporting to the UK Sales Manager, you will enjoy managing defined accounts and exploring new areas of growth for the business. You will assume responsibility for group account strategy and work with territory representatives to enforce a top down and bottom up approach to sales.


Another focus of this role is promoting the contract laboratory services this company also provide. You would work closely with the marketing team and territory sales specialists in order to encourage existing and new customers to use their latest analytical testing services.


You will be the only person with such a role within this organisation and it is imperative that you are able to build strong relationships with your customers and colleagues. Strategising and ensuring that the company stay ahead of the competition, you will be mainly office based in Scotland with approximately 30% travel a month to visit key customers across UK and Ireland.


This role would suit someone with excellent relationship management skills and field sales experience who is looking to step into a key account management position. A life science, food related or technical degree would be preferable but someone with relevant life science sales experience would also be considered.


For more information please contact Rachel on 01279657716 or rachel@seltekconsultants.co.uk.


Job ref: 10333


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Key Account Executive | Food Safety Products | Scotland Office Base + UK travel