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Friday, April 30, 2010

Strategic Account Manager - Midlands/South West UK - Protein Research - to £40K (£50K 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: 7790

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Monday, April 26, 2010

Sales Specialist - Genomics - North West - to £33K (£45K OTE)

A leading life science company that has shown strong and consistent sales growth over the last two years has made an internal promotion and is now keen to recruit a Life Science Sales Specialist to look after a number of accounts in the M62 region of the UK.

Accounts will include academic, biotech and pharmaceutical customers. This region has been very well looked after to date and you will benefit from a detailed hand-over period as the current sales specialist will be remaining within the business. As a sales specialist you will be expected to have a strong technical understanding of a range of genomic, cell biology and proteomic research products.

The successful candidate will possess a PhD or BSc with appropriate research experience in molecular biology or biochemistry. Previous life science sales experience will be necessary within an similar product area. Those that are in field applications within the genomics market looking to step into a technical sales role should also contact us.

This is a brilliant opportunity to join a globally recognised brand leader in an extremely well looked after region. Full support and ongoing career opportunities will be available. Contact us soon to find out more!

Job Ref: 7788

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Friday, April 23, 2010

Microscopy Sales Engineer - London & Home Counties - to £30K (£36K OTE)

Here is a gold-plated opportunity with a global, high-tech company with over 3500 employees and annual turnover of approx $1 Billion. We have the honour of presenting an opportunity for a Sales Engineer to support their growing UK business, and to promote their range of research-grade cameras in life-science microscopy. The role mainly consists of sales and technical support of high-quality CCD and scientific CMOS cameras in the biomedical and life science market. But you will also get involved in customer visits to demonstrate cameras (camera installation, software operation, image acquisition), attendance at exhibitions/trade shows, and customer training ( hardware & software ). The role is office based with approximately 30-40% UK -wide travel. (including Ireland) The following skills will be required: practical experience of microscope imaging ( eg fluorescence microscopy ). Technical sales experience is desirable but not necessary. Knowledge of microscopy applications and techniques ( eg FRET, TIRF etc ) is much more important. This role is open to those with good practical microscopy skills with sales experience or the character and enthusiasm to break into their first sales role. Please call Jonathan Pearse on 01279 657716 or email jon@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 7786

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

An 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

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Account Manager - Construction Chemicals - South UK - to £40K (£44k OTE)

Do you have a good understanding of the construction chemicals sector? Would you like to work for an international company with a well respected reputation? If yes, we have a new role involving managing existing business and developing new accounts within the construction chemicals sector.

Full large company support will be given with initial on-site training. This home based role ( South or Midlands based ) will be involve approx. three days a week on the road targeting new and existing construction chemicals accounts.

Previous construction chemicals sales experience would be an advantage but we are also keen to speak with you without sales experience if you have a good understanding of chemicals applied to the construction industry. If you have the knowledge of the industry our client will be flexible regarding your background and qualifications.

A company car or allowance, plus annual bonus, pension and benefits is on offer. Call Jonathan Pearse on 01279 657716 or email jon@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 7673

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Thursday, April 22, 2010

Trainee or Experienced Flow Cytometry Sales - Thames Valley - £Neg

Do you love flow cytometry ? Would you like to work for a great brand with an experienced team to support you and full sales training and support? If yes, then we have a rare opportunity for you to move from the lab into sales.

The sales process is very technical and driven by providing solutions and technical support to clients - don t think 'hard sell', think 'hard science'! You will be supported by a highly experienced team with a great level of technical expertise who know how to make your transition from the lab a positive move. If you are already experienced you will benefit from a like-minded team would work as a group to really drive your results forward.

You will need significant practical experience of flow cytometry from the lab as you will be supporting both instruments and consumables sales - discussing with peer scientists and end users.

The geography of the role extends from the M4 to Birmingham, including South Wales, Oxford, Coventry, Warwick, Nuneaton etc. You will need to live on or very close to the patch. A very competitive package is on offer depending on your level of experience and for those in the lab considering a move an introductory discussion can be arranged. Please give me a call to explore further : Jonathan Pearse 01279 657716, or email jon@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 7785

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Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Internal Territory Sales UK - Covering Nordic Region - Antibodies / Proteins - to £27K (£29K OTE)

Here is a great new office and field based sales opportunity in London if you can speak Danish, Norwegian or Swedish. This is your chance to break into sales as a trainee or further develop you skills.

From the London office based you will be covering the Nordic territory selling a range of antibodies and recombinant proteins. Approximately one week per month will be spent travelling in the territory, meeting customers face to face and attending trade shows and exhibitions.

No sales experience is required for this role however it would be an advantage to have had some customer facing experience or telephone based interaction with customers. You will need a relevant degree and language skills for this role ideally with some office based experience. Please call Jonathan Pearse on 01279 657716 or email jon@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 7784

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Applications Specialist - Europe - Genomic IT Solutions - to £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 could be based from the company's offices in Spain or field based from the UK or France. There will be some European travel and involve supporting sales activities in English and French 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, and European language skills would also 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: 7783

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Sales Account Manager - South UK - Clinical Chemistry / Diagnostics - to £40K (£46K OTE)

Do you want to work in the clinical chemistry / diagnostics sector? This role offers a developed territory running from Birmingham to South Wales , Oxford and the South West, and a great team atmosphere, free from micro-management. The range includes HPLC for diagnostics and immunoassay instrumentation plus a range of associated reagents.

This role will give you exposure to capital equipment sales and includes a good mix of reagent sales to balance the portfolio. This field based role can be worked from your home in the area, and full product training will be provided.

To be considered you will have sales experience into the NHS or diagnostic labs / healthcare sector labs. If you have sector knowledge and sales experience with a life science academic background then the company will train you on the products to allow you to be successful.

The products are high quality instruments and reagents from a mid-sized company that believes in quality and service. The role is approximately 60% account management and the rest is new business via leads and prospecting. This is an urgent role so please contact me now to discuss. Jonathan Pearse 01279 657716.

Job Ref: 7755

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Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Technical Support Specialist - Italian Speaking - Based Germany - Molecular Biology - to €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 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 that supports customers and internal staff throughout Europe, and your task will be to focus on Italian speaking customers. You will answer queries by telephone and e-mail and ensure that technical queries are handled and resolved properly, no matter how demanding or unusual they are! 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 cellular and molecular biology techniques, fluent in Italian and happy to live and work in Germany. Excellent communication skills are essential along with creative problem solving skills. Call Scott soon to find out more.

Job Ref: 7782

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Technical Support Specialist - Scotland - Molecular Research - to £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: 7781

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Field Service Engineer - Germany - Optical Instruments - to €55K (€62K OTE)

A rapidly expanding manufacturer of research instruments is expanding its field service engineering team in Germany and is now looking for a Field Service Engineer based in the central Germany region.

The role will involve installation, routine and preventative service visits and emergency call outs to customers' laboratories. The optically based instruments are used in a wide variety of research laboratories at universities, biotechnology and pharmaceutical research centres for genomic research.

The successful candidate will live in central Germany and have service engineering experience within the scientific sector, and experience with optically based instruments is desirable. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing company that can offer long term career potential! Contact us soon to find out more.

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Monday, April 19, 2010

Scientific Instruments - Field Service Engineer - North East UK - to £30K (£33K OTE)

A leading manufacturer of instrumentation used widely in the flow cytometry and clinical chemistry field is looking for a Clinical Service Engineer to cover the North East territory.

Based from a home office in the area, you will be responsible for both the installation of equipment, and preventative maintenance of a range of instrumentation used mainly in hospital laboratories. You will also provide general support to the customers and be the main face of the company to their customers.

To be successful in your application you must have at least a HNC in a technical engineering subject and experience of servicing life science instrumentation. Any experience of working within a hospital environment would be advantageous. Excellent interpersonal skills are essential for this position and although this position is primarily based in and around the North East, you should be prepared to travel throughout the UK on an ad hoc basis.

In return for your hard work, this company offer an excellent benefits package which includes a company car, private healthcare and dental cover, pension scheme and 25 days holiday! If you feel this is the job for you, contact me now! Jonathan Pearse 01279 657716, email jon@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 7779

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Account Manager - London & South East - Cell / Molecular Biology - to £40K (£52k OTE)

A great new opportunity has become available within a leading life science company through expansion of the sales team in the UK, they are keen to hire an Account Manager to look after accounts in the London, Surrey and Sussex region.

This area will focus on large academic centres in london and not for profit research centres, you will also look after a pharmaceutical account in the region. The products range from consumables and kit based genomic research products to bench top instrumentation. The target for the region is highly achievable and there is a huge amount of potential to grow sales in the area.

The successful candidate will be a life science graduate with a good understanding of cell culture and molecular biology techniques. Previous life science sales experience is required within the region. To find out more about this exciting opportunity call us soon.

Job Ref: 7778

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Thursday, April 15, 2010

Technical Support Specialist - North West - Molecular Diagnostics - £Neg

A highly innovative life science company that has developed a range of unique molecular diagnostic products is keen to recruit a Technical Support Specialist based from their offices in the North West of the UK.

The role will be varied and involve providing support and advice for customers and distribution channels, you will also develop customer training programmes and establish a customer service programme. There will be occasional travel, up to 20% of your time in Europe, USA and occasionally further afield to support customers and assist distributors with demonstrations and training on the products. This will be a varied role where you will have a great deal of autonomy; being the only technical support specialist in the company you will be expected to take a lead in training customers and distributors.

The successful candidate will be a life science graduate or have a higher level qualification with experience in real-time PCR, microarrays and /or invitro diagnostics. This is an ideal opportunity for those looking for their first move into a commercial role that will allow you to develop marketing and customer support skills. You will be supported by a highly skilled commercial team and be given lots of support to ensure your success. It is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly expanding company that has developed unique products, and they have more products in development with huge potential. Contact us soon to discuss this opportunity in detail.

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Account Manager - North East UK - Laboratory Products - to £30K (£42K OTE)

A leading supplier of laboratory products is very keen to recruit an Account Manager to manage and grow accounts in the Leeds, Sheffield, Newcastle region of the UK. There are a number of established accounts with excellent relationships developed, yet still plenty of opportunity to grow sales within the territory further. The company is very well known and is a leading name within the life science market.

Training and development will be available to ensure your success along with support from a very active marketing team. This is an ideal opportunity for a science graduate to move from a commercial role outside of science into their first scientific sales position.

The successful candidate will be a science graduate with some hands on laboratory experience. Previous sales experience is desirable but not essential as your personality and attitude are the most important characteristics. To discuss your suitability call us soon and tell us why you are the right person for this post.

Job Ref: 7773

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Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Senior Chemistry Systems Support Specialist - Thames Valley - £32K (£36K OTE)

Our client is a major manufacturer of chemistry , clinical chemistry and diagnostics instrumentation. The role is to give technical support across the product range from an office base and to train customers on the instrumentation both on the clients' site and from the office based labs. You will offer front line telephone support and troubleshooting, and a full applications support service.

Full training will be given on the products, but it is expected that you will have a chemistry background with instrumentation experience. A full EU driving licence is also required and there will be visits to customer sites.

You will form part of a well supported team operating from the UK corporate headquarters and will benefit from large company support and training. The working environment is employee focused with a great team atmosphere. If this role sounds like a match to you experience please call Jonathan Pearse on 01279 657716 or email jon@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 7772

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Tactical Marketing Manager EMEA - Laboratory Supplies - £60K (£80K OTE)

A globally recognised brand within the life science research arena is recruiting a Tactical Marketing Manager EMEA based within Europe who will take responsibility for collaborating with the regional sales and marketing organisations to define and to ensure the strategy is implemented in each of the regions.

You will work closely with the regional sales development teams to develop a regional tactical plan to improve sales effectiveness, maximise sales revenue and margin growth and manage expenses related to tactical marketing activities. This is a crucial role within the business and you will be responsible for ensuring the sales teams throughout Europe deliver expected sales results for your product group by translating the strategic vision into a workable tactical plan across the EMEA region.

The successful candidate will be a life science graduate with a number of years of successful sales, business development and/or marketing management experience. Previous European experience would be highly beneficial; excellent communication skills and the ability to manage through influence is essential. To find out more in confidence call Scott soon.

Job Ref: 7771

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Monday, April 12, 2010

Applications & Sales Scientist - Gene Expression - Europe - £Neg

This is a great opportunity to join one of the most well known and respected Life Science organisations in rare technical and commercial post. You will be working for a company at the forefront of technology, supporting a cutting edge portfolio of products throughout Europe. With a great brand, team atmosphere and benefits package your efforts will be rewarded. The role involves offering tele-based applications support in the areas of gene expression, qRT-PCR, epigenetics and RNAi and also a tele-sales function. You will handle inbound calls, offer experimental design advice, follow up on technical and sales leads, qPCR data analysis and optimisation, gather customer intelligence and spot opportunities, generate leads through the web, conferences and networking, work closely with field sales team and attend key customer visits or seminars. This varied role will really increase your skill in the areas of applications support and sales. You will need a minimum of MSc (PhD preferred) and have lab based experience in a molecular biology environment. You will need to be fluent in English PLUS one of the following : German, Dutch, French, Spanish or Italian and have a full EU driving license as some European travel will be involved. The role is office based from one of the following locations: Crawley, Rome, Madrid, Paris or Hilden. Please call Jonathan Pearse on 01279 657716 or email jon@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 7770

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Thursday, April 01, 2010

International Product Manager - Immunodiagnostics - to £40K

Do you have Product Management experience?

Do you have sales experience?

Would you like to be an International Product Manager?

If the answer is yes - this position could be for you!


One of the market leaders in immunodiagnostics are looking to recruit an International Product Manager. The organisation specialises in the manufacture of immunodiagnostic kits, used globally within hospitals and healthcare organisations. You will be responsible for the promotion of products in line with the marketing plan, production of promotional literature and monitoring sales vs budget proposals to maximise sales. You will be involved in product development throughout the global territory. Liaising with executives within the pharmaceutical industry, you will produce marketing literature and take part in event organisations when required. This is an exciting position for someone who is currently working as a project manager looking to work for an international, well known diagnostic company, with the opportunity to travel internationally. To be successful in your application, you will have a degree in Biology (Biochemistry or Immunology would be highly advantageous) and have a good understanding of the diagnostic market. Product management and sales experience is essential!

You must also have experience of system (and associated reagents) product launches. It would be advantageous if you have international commercial experience, but this is not essential.

Still interested? Then please send your CV to Kristina@seltekconsultants.co.uk or call me on 01279 657716

Job Ref: 7768

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International Product Specialist - Diagnostics - to £24K

Do you have a good knowledge of the diagnostic industry and a degree in a biology related subject?

Are you someone who can demonstrate the ability to think quickly under pressure?

Would you like to start a career in marketing?

If the answer is yes - this position could be for you!


One of the market leaders in immunodiagnostics are looking to recruit an International Product Specialist. The organisation specialises in the manufacture of immunodiagnostic kits, used globally within hospitals and healthcare organisations. You will be responsible for the product development throughout the global territory. Liaising with executives within the pharmaceutical industry, you will produce marketing literature and take part in event organisations when required. This is an exciting position for someone who would like to start a career in marketing, with the opportunity to travel internationally. To be successful in your application, you will have a degree in Biology (Biochemistry or Immunology would be highly advantageous) and have a good understanding of the diagnostic market.

Sales experience is desirable but not essential. You would be at an advantage if you have experience of product launches or new product development marketing experience, but again, this is not essential.

Still interested? Then please send your CV to kristina@seltekconsultants.co.uk or call me on 01279 657716

Job Ref: 7767

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