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Friday, January 29, 2010

Welcome to The Wonders!

"The Seltek Hotsheet February 2010"

After The Noughties...The Wonders! The next decade will, I'm sure, be called The Twenties in a sensible fashion. But The Wonders is apparently the moniker that has been chosen to describe the 2010-2019 years!

Whatever!

But...what delights will The Wonders hold for all of us? And in particular this year 2010.

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Internal Sales Team Leader - South East UK - Life Science - £35K (£50K OTE)

A rapidly expanding life science company that are leaders in their field are expanding their commercial team within the UK and are now keen to recruit an Internal Sales Team Leader who will be instrumental in establishing a European inside sales team function for the company.

The role will involve helping the company to establish this new resource within the business, setting KPI's and ensuring that their is clarity in the function and how the team relate to the field sales teams in the EMEA. You will be expected to lead by example and will have a region that you personally take responsability for. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a technology leader and have a genuine impact on their business in Europe.
The successful candidate will be a life science graduate with a track record of sales success in the life science sector. Those with internal sales or team leadership in the life science sector are of particular interest although field sales people looking for a step into team leadership should still contact us. This is an exciting time for the company and future career opportunities will undoubtedly be available, call Scott soon to find out more.

Job Ref: 7710

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Applications Specialist - Spain - Bioinformatics - £30K (£45K OTE)

A state of the art life science company that develops IT solutions for the genomic and proteomic research arena is keen to recruit an Applications Specialist. The role will be predominately based from the companies offices in Spain, although there will be some European travel and involve supporting sales activities in English speaking countries.

You will be expected to present the latest software solutions to researchers and develop solutions for customers to allow them to accelerate their research programmes. You will support the field sales team and will be the technical force within the commercial team. This is a fabulous opportunity to join a growing, high technology company based in a fantastic part of the world who will provide training and support to ensure your success in this role.

The successful candidate will be a BSc with research experience or PhD level scientist in bioinformatics. Those who have QPCR, microarray or gene expression research experience and have utilised software to analyse the data generated will be of high interest. Excellent communication skills and a genuine enthusiasm about scientific software is essential, call Scott soon to find out more about this opportunity.

Job Ref: 7709

Cell Imaging Capital Sales - Northern UK - £40K (£50K OTE)

Do you want to sell a unique range of scientific instruments? If so, I have the job for you! This is the opportunity for you to join a company which sells cutting edge technology in the flow cytometry / cell imaging arena. You would be working for a small company with a huge reputation in the life science market.

You will be responsible for the sale of cell imaging instrumentation and associated products into the pharmaceutical, research and academic markets. Educated to degree level or above in a biological subject, you will have a good base understanding of histology or cell biology, molecular biology and immunology. If you have knowledge of flow cytometry that is an added bonus. Previous experience of technical selling instruments or reagents in a life science company is highly desirable.The role will be covering the North East and Scotland. Ideally you will be based in the North or in Scotland.

You must be a self motivated person and have excellent interpersonal skills, as well as being able to work equally well on your own and as part of a team. This is a great opportunity for you to combine your technical knowledge in the cell imaging area with sales. Sales acumen is more important than advanced technical knowledge as there is the support available in-house to help you get up to speed. Please Jonathan Pearse or email jon@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 7708

Sales Specialist - Cell Imaging - London - £40K (£50K OTE)

Do you want to sell a unique range of scientific instruments? If so, I have the job for you! This is the opportunity for you to join a company which sells cutting edge technology in the flow/cell imaging arena. You would be working for a small company with a huge reputation in the life science market. You will be responsible for the sale of cell imaging instrumentation and associated products into the pharmaceutical, research and academic markets.

Educated to degree level or above in a biological subject, you will ideally have a good understanding of histology or cell biology, molecular biology and immunology. If you have knowledge of flow cytometry that would be a bonus! Previous experience of technical selling instruments or reagents in a life science company and the territory is highly desirable as sales acumen is more important than absolute technical knowledge.The role will be covering the Greater London area. You must be a self motivated person and have excellent interpersonal skills, as well as being able to work equally well on your own and as part of a team. This is a great opportunity for you to combine your technical knowledge in the cell imaging area with the thrill of a sales role! If you think you have the skills to join this fantastic team, contact me now!

Job Ref: 7707

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Assistant Product Manager - Chemicals - London - £30K (£33K OTE)

This is a rare product management opportunity in chemicals. It's a diverse role covering marketing campaigns, customer surveys, technical promotions, telesales, stock management and field based customer visits.

You will be based at the North London offices and support the product manager covering a major range of bulk chemicals. This diverse role will also include preparing quotations and visiting customers 1-2 times per week. The company is well established and the product range is backed by major international principals.

Ideally you will have a science degree (chemistry preferred) and some commercial or sales experience. There is also a performance bonus for achievement. To discuss further please cal Jonathan Pearse on 01279 657716 or email jon@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 7706

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Technical Support Specialist Spanish- Germany- Genomic Research- €35K (€40K OTE)

This is an outstanding opportunity for someone looking for their first step out of research into a more commercial role yet still very focused on the science.

A globally recognised leader in the genomic research arena is keen to recruit a Spanish speaking Technical Support Representative who will be office based from their German offices. You will join a team who support customers and internal staff throughout Europe and focus on Spanish speaking customers. You will answer queries by telephone and e-mail and ensure that technical queries no matter how demanding or unusual are handled and resolved.

Full training and support will be provided to ensure you are successful in the job. The successful candidate will be an MSc or PhD level scientist with an excellent understanding of molecular biology techniques, be fluent in Spanish and happy to live and work in Germany. Excellent communication skills are essential along with creative problem solving skills, full training and support will be provided. Call Scott soon to find out more.

Job Ref: 7703

Technical Support Specialist Italian - Europe - Genomic Research- €35K (€40K OTE)

This is an outstanding opportunity for someone looking for their first step out of research into a more commercial role yet still very focused on the science.

A globally recognised leader in the genomic research arena is keen to recruit an Italian speaking Technical Support Representative who will be office based from their German offices. You will join a team who support customers and internal staff throughout Europe and focus on Italian speaking customers. You will answer queries by telephone and e-mail and ensure that technical queries no matter how demanding or unusual are handled and resolved.

Full training and support will be provided to ensure you are successful in the job. The successful candidate will be an MSc or PhD level scientist with an excellent understanding of molecular biology techniques, be fluent in Italian and happy to live and work in Germany. Excellent communication skills are essential along with creative problem solving skills, full training and support will be provided. Call Scott soon to find out more.

Job Ref: 7702

Technical Support Specialist French - Germany - Genomic Research- €35K (€40K OTE)

This is an outstanding opportunity for someone looking for their first step out of research into a more commercial role yet still very focused on the science.

A globally recognised leader in the genomic research arena is keen to recruit a French speaking Technical Support Representative who will be office based from their German offices. You will join a team who support customers and internal staff throughout Europe and focus on French speaking customers. You will answer queries by telephone and e-mail and ensure that technical queries no matter how demanding or unusual are handled and resolved.

Full training and support will be provided to ensure you are successful in the job. The successful candidate will be an MSc or PhD level scientist with an excellent understanding of molecular biology techniques, be fluent in French and happy to live and work in Germany. Excellent communication skills are essential along with creative problem solving skills, full training and support will be provided. Call Scott soon to find out more.

Job Ref: 7701

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Account Manager - Coatings and Inks - North UK - £40K (£44K OTE)

International speciality chemicals distributor is looking for a sales professional to sell their range of products into the coatings and inks sectors.

The role is field based from a home office and covering the North of the UK. This is an opportunity to further your career in sales or take your first step from a technical chemist background into sales. The role will allow you to grow existing accounts and develop business in new accounts.

Ideally you will be a chemistry graduate with experience in sales or from a technical chemist capacity within the paints / inks manufacturing sector. Please call Jonathan to discuss the role further or email jon@seltekconsultants.co.uk.

Job Ref: 7700

Regional Marketing Manager EMEAA - Applied Testing - £40K (£44K OTE)

Do you want to step into marketing from sales? Well here is your chance...One of the world's leading suppliers of automated solutions used in human molecular diagnostics is looking to recruit a Regional Marketing Manager!

Main responsibilities will be the development and communication and implementation of annual marketing plans to achieve business targets. Equal importance will be placed on your ability to manage the marketing mix by target segment and the promotion of relevant automated solutions from across broad product portfolios, which inspire customers to choose the company as a partner. Specific tasks will be focused on customer first activities, driving business and building the company's competitive position across the whole EMEAA region.

You will have at least a BSc in a molecular biology related subject and should have some proven experience in marketing or sales of instruments within the commercial science industry. You will be responsible for driving automated solutions in applied markets such as forensics/ genetic identity and veterinary diagnostics where the company offers sample and assay technologies. Experience of sales and /or marketing to applied testing markets would be a considerable advantage. The position is based in their German offices or offices in the South of the UK. Willingness to travel is essential as these roles involve a reasonable amount of pan-European travel. For more information about this great opportunity call in today!

Job Ref: 7699

Technical Support Representative - Molecular Biology - Scotland - £26K (£28K OTE)

A leading life science company is expanding its technical support team and is now keen to recruit a Technical Support Representative who will work as part of a team supporting customers and field sales people in the UK.

The role will be office based predominantly, and will involve providing technical advice and support to users within the UK. You will field calls and e-mails and be expected to resolve technical queries. These will range in complexity, but you will be supported by a highly knowledgeable team to ensure you can provide solutions to end users and the sales team.

The successful candidate will have an MSc or PhD in molecular biology or biochemistry and have a good understanding of molecular research techniques. Excellent communication skills and high levels of organisation are essential, although previous technical support experience is not necessary. Those looking for their first step into the commercial world may just have found their perfect opportunity! Call Scott soon to find out more.

Job Ref: 7698

Monday, January 18, 2010

Account Manager - Instrumentation - South East UK - £35K (£47K OTE)

A leading brand in the life science sector is expanding its sales team and is keen to recruit an Account Manager in the Cambridge/East Anglia region to focus purely on developing sales for their range of life science research instruments.

You will have a range of instruments to promote which will include QPCR, DNA extraction, platforms and flow cytometry systems. The area is well established and there is a healthy pipeline of sales already developed, but you will be expected to develop these further and continue to build the business.

The successful candidate will be a life science graduate with research experience or a PhD in molecular biology or biochemistry with ideally some commercial experience in applications or sales. Those with strong hands-on technical experience who are now keen and committed to moving into a commercial role should still contact us as the company can train and support those that are new to sales. This is an exceptional opportunity to move into a focused instrument sales role that will require strong technical skills and commercial acumen. To discuss the role in detail contact Scott soon.

Job Ref: 7697

Friday, January 15, 2010

Sales - Industrial and Coatings Chemicals - North East UK - £40K (£44K OTE)

Commercially focussed speciality chemicals distributor is looking for a sales professional to sell their range speciality chemicals into Industrial coatings , sealants and adhesives , construction , paper and wood.

The main focus is on coatings then sealants / adhesives and the ideal candidate would have a good knowledge of the industrial coating s industry , either from a technical standpoint as a possible sales trainee or have good commercial knowledge of the UK customer base. The role is field based from a home office.

The company offers a supportive culture to allow you to focus on sales and a good commercial acumen is required to help you see where your time will be best spent for sales results. This well established company has a friendly yet focussed attitude. Please call Jonathan to discuss the role further or email jon@seltekconsultants.co.uk.

Job Ref: 7696

Technical Sales - Immunology - North UK - £28K (£33K OTE)

This is a great opportunity to join a world leader in cell and biomolecular separation technology in a key role within the company. Well known for their innovative and novel products, our client is keen to recruit a enthusiastic biomedical scientist or immunologist to cover the Birmingham to Newcastle region.

Our client is open to considering a trainee. You will have a relevant degree together with some lab experience in immunology or haematology, either in research or the clinical environment and be looking to make a move into sales with a highly supportive company. Offering an attractive package, the company will help train and support you, ensuring you quickly become an effective team member. To hear more, please call Jonathan Pearse or email jon@seltekconsultants.co.uk.

Job Ref: 7695

Sales Engineer - Software - South UK - £30K (£33K OTE)

A great opportunity has arisen to enter the world of commerce as a Sales Representative! This world leading company provides solutions for scientists and engineers who are working in research and development as well as academia. The software has become well established as a leading technology to help scientists and engineers develop innovative products and processes and it's particularly suited to those in research and development. However it has also become a very important technology for academia, both teaching and research. Most universities across the world are already using the software but there remains huge potential to grow business further.

This is an excellent opportunity to develop your career in an ambitious office. You will be responsible for a range of activities where the focus is developing new sales opportunities. This will include managing a leads database and following up on all leads generated by focused marketing campaigns, establishing contacts with leading academics, being aware of relevant research programmes that are being funded and where this particular software can play a role, creating marketing campaigns, arranging on-site seminars and workshops and taking ownership of ensuring that these are well attended, working with a technical support team to ensure the company's technology is properly presented and consistently seeking new opportunties.

You will have at least a Masters in physics or engineering (chemical/mechanical) and some experience using mathematical models will stand you in good stead. Whilst not essential, those candidates with some experience selling complex software systems will have an advantage. For more information please call Jonathan on 01279 657716 or email jon@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 7694

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Product Manager - Genomics - Southern UK - £42K (£48K OTE)

This is a very exciting opportunity within an expanding company to join as a Product Manager for an innovative range of genomic research products.

The role will come with a great deal of autonomy and you will define the strategic direction of the product area in the UK and distributor markets. You will implement the marketing plan and ensure set goals are achieved by addressing the marketing mix, customer strategies, channel strategies, product launches, promotional plans and product life cycle management. You will be involved in training the sales team and be continually developing your knowledge and expertise in the genomic arena to ensure potential commercial opportunities are identified.

The successful candidate will be a graduate or PhD level scientist with a good understanding of the molecular biology research area. Previous marketing or product management experience is required within the life science sector. To discuss this fantastic opportunity to manage the success of a leading product line in the UK call Scott soon.

Job Ref: 7693

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Account Manager - Home Counties - Laboratory Supplies - £34K (£43K OTE)

A highly recognised and respected manufacturer of laboratory research products has created a new opportunity for an Account Manager in the London and the Southern Home Counties region.

The role will involve managing a well established group of customers who are predominantly large academic research centres, and promoting a large range of laboratory supplies which will include a number of highly innovative products. You will be expected to deal with end users, heads of labs as well as purchasing managers, and structure large scale supplier contracts.

The successful candidate will be a life science graduate, and an understanding of analytical chemistry or chromatography would be desirable. Previous sales experience within the laboratory sector is essential: you should be proactive and highly motivated. This is a brilliant opportunity to join a leading company which has a large market presence. They offer a structured development path with multiple career opportunities in the longer term. Call Scott soon to discuss this opportunity in greater detail.

Job Ref: 7692

Account Manager - Home Counties - Cell Culture / Chromatography - £34K (£43K OTE)

This is a brilliant opportunity to join a globally recognised leader in the life science market as an Account Manager covering the North London, Middlesex, Hertfordshire and Essex region. This is a highly established region that has been very well looked after to date.

The role will involve managing a number of existing accounts within the territory which include academic, biotech and pharma customers. Beyond account maintenance you will be expected to identify opportunities to grow the business further within these established accounts. The company has a very wide portfolio of products that includes all essential laboratory consumables.

The successful candidate will be a life science graduate; knowledge of cell culture techniques and/or chromatography would be of particular interest but is not essential although previous life science sales experience is required. You should be highly motivated and have a solid track record of achieving set targets and objectives. Full training and support will be available to the successful candidate in this world class company. Call soon to find out more.

Job Ref: 7691

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Strategic Account Manager - Midlands - Protein Research Instruments - £35K (£45K OTE)

This is a rare opportunity to join a global brand leader in the life science arena! Due to internal promotion a post for a Strategic Account Manager has become available to take over responsibility for the South West/Oxon/Midlands/Wales region of the UK. This is a highly strategic role and will involve developing sales for a range of instruments that is orientated around the protein research arena. This is a solution-based sales process and you will be expected to build strong, long term relationships with key research centres in the region. You will have the support of sales specialists in specific product areas to help with technical demonstrations. However you will take the lead in the commercial discussions and feed information back to the development teams to ensure the company will meet the customers future research needs. The successful candidate will be a life science graduate in biochemistry or a protein related research area with previous sales experience within the life science arena. You should have previously had some capital equipment sales experience and be experienced in mapping out customers and building long term, strategic relationships. This is an exciting opportunity to take a lead role in this company's success in the UK. Great career opportunities are available in the longer term and an industry leading marketing, applications and sales team is there to support you. Call Scott soon to discuss this position confidence.

Job Ref: 7690

Sales Specialist Chromatography - Home Counties - £34K (£43K OTE)

This is a fabulous opportunity to join a market leading manufacturer of research instruments as a Sales Specialist focusing specifically on a range of chromatography based systems in the Thames Valley/Midlands region. The role has been created through internal promotion and you will be taking over a very well looked after region. The position will involve developing sales for a range of chromatography systems in the region with biotech, academic and biopharmaceutical companies. As a specialist you will be expected to demonstrate the systems, discuss application issues and become involved in technical discussions with the customer to identify the best solutions for their needs. The successful candidate will be a graduate with excellent hands-on knowledge of chromatography, gel filtration, ion exchange and HPLC. Previous commercial experience is highly desirable, this would suit those in internal sales or consumable sales looking to step up to an instrument sales role with a market leading company. If you have the technical background, tenacity, determination and genuine awareness of what it takes to be successful in a sales role and are searching for that first step you should still contact us to discuss this post. This is a great opportunity to benefit from great training and support and a globally recognised brand leader. Call Scott soon to find out more

Job Ref: 7689

Monday, January 11, 2010

Sales Executive - Carbon Emission Reduction - South East - £40K (£75K OTE)

This dynamic service company has a huge reputation for helping their prestigious clients manage all their energy requirements, reduce costs and help the environment through carbon emission reduction. Your role will be to make potential new clients aware of the cost savings that can be made through efficient use of resources and the company's comprehensive services which include energy surveys, procurement of energy contracts, automatic metering, billing validation, landlord and tenant apportionment, and legislation updates. You do not need industry knowledge as full training will be given. However you will be expected to have a track record of success in business- to-business sales. This will particularly appeal to those who have a strong vision of their future and have achieved results through their own planning, sales activity and order closing rather than working to a corporate style. Reporting to the Managing Director, this is a unique opportunity in a business which rewards high performance both in remuneration and status. If this appeals to you and you would like to play your part in helping one of the worlds most urgent issues, telephone or email Rod Lock today.

Job Ref: 7687

Thursday, January 07, 2010

Account Manager - Genomic & Proteomic Research - South UK - £45K (£85K OTE)

A highly innovative life science company that has expanded very rapidly over the last five years is keen to recruit an Account Manager in either the South East or South West of the UK to support their growth. The company has a highly innovative platform technology that is at the cutting edge of the genomic and proteomic research arena. The role will involve developing sales of their technology with academic, biotech and pharmaceutical research departments in the region. You will be supported by an excellent marketing, applications and technical support group. You will be expected to be highly technically competent to demonstrate the systems and develop a strong sales pipeline. The successful candidate will be a graduate with research experience or a PhD level scientist in molecular biology or biochemistry with a proven track record of sales success within the life science market. Previous capital equipment sales experience is not essential; however a proven sales ability is! This is an truely exceptional opportunity to join a leading company with tremendous plans for the future. They can offer a dynamic, growth orientated environment with genuine career opportunities and one of the best financial packages in the industry. To discuss this further call Scott Peacock in confidence.

Job Ref: 7686

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Business Development Manager - Europe - Stem Cell Research - £45K (£50K OTE)

A highly innovative manufacturer of genomic products to the life science industry has a growing portfolio of products dedicated to the primary and stem cell research arena. The company is keen to recruit a Business Development Manager to manage the growth of their sales in this highly specialised area throughout the EMEA region. The role will involve focusing on a core group of 20 accounts that are involved in large scale research projects in the stem cell arena in Europe to ensure long term relationships are developed and sales growth is achieved in the short, medium and long term. You will network with key opinion leaders in the cell culture arena, attend conferences and present your company's cutting edge research solutions to the market. The successful candidate will be a graduate with research experience or have a PhD with a good understanding of cell culture techniques, those with stem or primary cell culture experience will be of high interest. So use your life science sales experience and love of European travel to grab this very exciting opportunity to join a leading company at the cutting edge of research. Call soon for more details.

Job Ref: 7685