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Thursday, December 23, 2010

Account Manager - Laboratory Consumables - North UK - to £28K (£36K OTE)

A leading life science company is keen to recruit an Account Manager to manage the North East region of the UK. This will start at Nottingham and go to Newcastle including Sheffield and Leeds. The company has a range of laboratory consumables and a strong customer base within the region that will need to be maintained and grown further. The company is happy to offer full training and development opportunities for employees and would therefore be happy to consider those who are looking for their first field sales role within the life science industry.

The successful candidate will be a life science graduate and have an outgoing, proactive attitude with excellent communication skills. Previous commercial experience would be valued, but most importantly you should have clear reasons for wanting to move into a field sales role and a clear understanding of what it would involve. Call us soon to find out more and tell us why you are the person for this company!

Job Ref: 8062

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Senior Compliance Associate - Clinical Research - London - to £39K

One of the leading global CROs is looking to recruit a Senior Compliance Associate to join their offices in the UK.
It's a rare opportunity in QA for someone who wants to acquire the experience required to become a QA Manager in the near future
You will be responsible for GCP audits, QA reviews and evaluations and writing of SOPs. You will also provide training to clinical research staff on GCP regulations.
You will be required to provide input and assistance to Business Development for time and cost proposal development and provide project management oversight for compliance-related tasks and programs
To be successful in this role you must have experience in a similar position in clinical research, regulatory affairs or a relevant healthcare research position. You must have relevant GLP audit work experience ideally gained in a CRO and strong working experience of GLP, GMP and GCP Audits
You will be required to travel up to 40% of the time, and have the motivation and drive to work independently.

Job Ref: 8061

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Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Regional Marketing Manager - Biotech - UK or Germany

Can you market a great company with innovative cutting edge products?
Top biotech company needs your help to continue spreading the good news.

The position reports to the head of Academia Marketing, Europe and North America, and is based in Germany or the United Kingdom. The main responsibilities will be to develop and implement the annual marketing plan across all European countries, to achieve business targets for specific projects within Academia, such as e-commerce, consignment programme, cancer focus and biobanking. The person will also participate, along with other members of a Regional Business Team, in the development and implementation of the company s vision and direction in Europe. Equal importance will be placed on the ability to manage the marketing mix by target segment and the promotion of relevant products from across the portfolio.


To be successful you will need a good understanding of the academic market and commercial experience from a sales or marketing background. A sound knowledge of molecular biology is required with a minimum of Bsc qualification.

The role can be based in the UK (South East) or Germany.

To discuss the opportunity in more detail please call Jonathan Pearse on 01279 657716 or email Jon@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8058

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Key Account Manager - South West - Life Science Research Tools

Do you need to boost your brand? You could be working for one of the premier international life science companies whose innovative products are recognised world-wide. Constant research and development keeps this company at the forefront of life science research tools and you will have the attention of your customers when you speak to them about new products.

The role is based in the South West area of the UK and is dedicated to looking after the key accounts in the region. Great products and your ability to create relationships will ensure you are successful in 2011.Typical accounts would be academic institutes / universities and research hospitals. Up to ten key accounts could be expected.

To qualify for this role you will need life science sales experience and a good understanding of managing key accounts. A PhD or Masters is preferred but your ability is more important so if you have a BSc plus sales experience then please get in touch.

The salary package is good with significant bonuses and a market-leading benefits package. Please call Jonathan Pearse to discuss in more detail.
01279 657716 or email jon@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8055

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Monday, December 20, 2010

Lab Equipment Sales - Contract to Perm - M4 Corridor - to £35K (£42K OTE)

Are you flexible for a contract? This opportunity in the lab equipment and instruments will be available in the New Year covering a c. 12 month period. The role is in the lab equipment and instruments sector and is ideal if you are looking to get into this market. The role has a possibility to go permanent and is a great way to start working for this customer focussed company.

The role will be covering the M4 corridor area so you will need to be located in or near to this area.

Rewards include a competitive salary, annual bonus and attractive quarterly incentive bonuses that could earn you ££'s - call for details.

To match the requirements of this role you will need relevant sales experience - probably within the lab market sector . Qualifications are open however a degree in Chemistry or life sciences would be most appropriate.
For a confidential discussion please call Jonathan Pearse on 01279 657716 or email jon@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8054

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Sales - Lab Equipment & Instruments - Scotland - to £35K (£42K OTE)

Live Scotland? Love sales? Hot new opportunity in the lab equipment sector has just become available with a profitable customer-focussed company. The company offers a comprehensive range of lab equipment ranging in value from £ a few thousand to £60K and a supporting stream of lower value consumable to help hit those new year targets. This role will be mainly focussed on the equipment ranges and there is a strong web marketing presence to support consumable sales.

The role is based in Scotland and will be selling to a wide cross section of scientific laboratory customers and also includes attractive products for the utilities industry where water quality testing is important. The range of products is competitive and the company is able to quickly react to customer needs to maximise the chance of making a sale.

Rewards include a competitive salary, annual bonus and attractive quarterly incentive bonuses that could earn you ££'s - call for details.

To match the requirements of this role you will need relevant sales experience - preferably within the lab market sector . Qualifications are open however a degree in Chemistry or life sciences would be most appropriate.
For a confidential discussion please call Jonathan Pearse on 01279 657716 or email jon@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8052

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Thursday, December 16, 2010

Field Development Scientist - Environmental Services - South UK - to £30K

A UK based company specialising in environmental services within pest management is looking to looking to recruit a Field Development Scientist.
Being a member of the development team you will report directly to the development manager and will be responsible for product development within the company, playing a pivotal role in planning and execution of GEP field trials and semi-field developmental testing for product development and registration purposes. Trials will be conducted both in-house and with collaborators in the UK and overseas.
Essentially you will have a bachelor s degree in Biological Science, Modules to have included Entomology, field biology, statistical and data analyses and have previous experience of invertebrate pest field trial planning and management in the agricultural, food processing or public health sectors.
You will have a good knowledge of GEP/GLP system with understanding of study planning through to finalisation at study director level, as well as being able to demonstrate successful trial project management including trial design, implementation and monitoring
Benefits include private medical insurance (MHD), contributory pension scheme (8%), life cover, performance based reward scheme and routine out-patient treatment.
For more information please contact Guy Buncombe on 01279 657716

Job Ref: 8049

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Diagnostics Sales Specialist - Europe - Molecular Diagnostics - €70K (€115K OTE)

This is a wonderful opportunity to join one of the fastest growing life science companies in Europe, as a part of this expansion they have formed a specialist team of sales professionals to target the molecular diagnostics market in Europe.

This role will involve managing the sales acivity focused within the diagnostics arena in central and Northern Europe. You will work with localised sales teams taking a lead on diagnostic initiatives, form relationships with key opinion leadres in the region and attend relevant conferences to build the companies brand and presence within this gowth area. You will act as the product champion within the region and be expected to interact regularly with sales and marketing teams in Europe to ensure the diagnostic market is recieving the support it needs to flourish.

The successful candidate will be a life science graduate with a good understanding of the cytogenetic market place, previous sales or product management experience is necesary within the molecular diagnostics arena. A highly competitive financial package can be put together for the right candidate, call us soon to discuss this post in confidence.

Job Ref: 8046

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Trainee Account Manager - Home Counties - to £22K (£30K OTE)

This is a great opportunity for those looking to move into their first commercial role within the life science industry! A full and extensive training plan will be designed to your specific needs to ensure that you are successful.

The role will be office based, and you will benefit from the help and advice given to you by an experienced team of sales people. You will be responsible for promoting a range of services to the life science industry, building long term working relationships leading ultimately to repeat business. This is an ideal opportunity for those looking for a move from a laboratory setting or those with a life science background and commercial experience outside of the life science sector.

The successful candidate will be a life science graduate, have excellent communication skills and be able to work from a Hertfordshire based office. Full training and ongoing support will be provided to ensure you are successful within this leading organisation. Call us soon to find out more!

Job Ref: 8045

Monday, December 13, 2010

Regional Account Manager - Peptide Synthesis - South UK - to £35K (£50K OTE)

If you are looking for the next step in your career and a position where you can really make a difference then this is the role for you! This is a chance to join a small but strong, profitable company and take charge of developing the business.

This company sells a range of bespoke peptide synthesis products, microbiology media, molecular biology reagents, and a range of other products. They are now looking for a Regional Account Manager who has an entrepreneurial spirit, is self motivated with the drive to succeed. Ideally you will be located in the Oxford, London, South East territory although the M62 region is also an option.

The role will involve managing and developing the business within these accounts as well as sourcing new leads for business development. You will be in charge of your own time and be measured on results. You will be dealing with academia, biotech, research and pharmaceutical industries. There is also great potential to grow the business in industrial markets.

The successful candidate will be a life science graduate with scientific sales experience. Knowledge of product areas such as peptide synthesis, microbiology or electrophoresis will be advantageous. You will be self motivated, with excellent communication skills and a successful sales track record. There are exciting plans of career development for the right candidate.

If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, the drive to succeed and a successful sales track record then please contact Talissa Fernando on 01279 657716 or Talissa@seltekconsultants.co.uk.

Job Ref: 8044

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Thursday, December 09, 2010

Account Manager - Drug Development Research Products - South East UK - to £35K (£40K OTE)

A well known and market leading company that offer a range of preclinical and early stage drug development research products is expanding its sales team and is keen to recruit an Account Manager to develop accounts within the Cambridge, London, Oxford and Midlands region of the UK.

The role will have a number of high value pharmaceutical accounts within it that will require managing and developing further along with biotech and academic customers. The company have a wide and loyal user base and have a relationship based sales approach, excellent communication skills and strong technical ability will be essential to succeed in this role. You will be part of a global team and have technical experts to call upon to help in specific sales processes.

The successful candidate will be a life science graduate with research experience or have a higher level qualification in molecular biology with previous life science sales experience. This is a great opportunity to join a strong brand in the research market within an established region, call us soon to find out more.

Job Ref: 8043

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Product Specialist - Transgenic Research Tools - South East UK - to £35K (£40K OTE)

A Product Specialist position has become available in a market leading company within their chosen field of expertise, the company are experts at providing transgenic research tools and services to the preclinical drug discovery field.

This role will be focused on developing their business within the academic market specifically in the South East, Thames Valley and Midlands regions of the UK. The products and services the company offer are of a high value and sale lead times are long, the sales process will invariably have a number of decision makers and is a relationship based process.

The successful candidate will be a life science graduate or have a higher level qualification within the molecular biology field, those with hands on transgenic experience will be of particular interest. Previous sales experience is highly desirable but may not be necesary for the right candidate. Call us soon to find out more about this excellent opportunity to join a highly respected life science company that are in a market leading position.

Job Ref: 8042

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Sales Specialist - Biotech/Industrial/Pharma Research - North West UK

This is a great opportunity to join a globally recognised brand within the life science arena, due to recent promotion a position as a Sales Specialist has become available within the company. The role can be based from either the M62/Northern UK to Scotland regions.

You will focus your commercial activity on the biotechnology, industrial and pharmaceutical research arena. The products are varied and are often developed/optimised and ultimately customised for users specific needs, this is a relationship based sales role that requires an excellent commercial aptitude.

The successful candidate will be a life science graduate, although chemists will still be considered with a track record of sales success within the life science arena. Whilst custom based sales experience would be desirable this is not essential, to find out more bout this great opportunity contact us soon to find out more.

Job Ref: 8041

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Chemistry & Biologics Sales-Manufactured Products - Thames Valley

Our client is an international market leader in the field of chemistry and life science products to the scientific and manufacturing industry. They are a trusted brand and versatile manufacturer and supplier of chemicals and biologically based products to a wide cross section of industrial manufacturing, biotechnology and specialist industries requiring fine chemicals or custom designed materials.

The role is to take charge of a business territory with a turnover of £multi-millions. The customer based is diverse; from traditional manufacturing such as coatings or the glass industry to biotechnology e.g. diagnostics or new technologies. You will have the autonomy to control your market and will be responsible for pricing and strategic input in the region. You will be managing major accounts and also developing new customers; with a focus on identifying and assessing new market opportunities. Approximately 2/3 of the products are manufactured or tailored to the clients requirements so the role is really suitable for those comfortable selling a package of services or solutions, making this role more involved than traditional product sales roles. Getting to the heart of customer requirements and designing a sales package for their needs will form a major part of the role.

To be suitable for this opportunity you will need to have a chemistry or biology-based degree coupled with good sales experience. A background or interest in biotechnology would be an advantage for the role. An ability to open new clients and manage an existing portfolio of business will be needed as the client base is varied and you will be looking for new growth areas in the territory. A good background for the role would be selling into science or industry with an emphasis on manufactured products and services.

A competitive package is on offer with a full benefits and commission structure. The company invests heavily in new product R&D as well as employee development so your career will have every opportunity to grow with the company.

Please call Jonathan Pearse on 01279 657716 or email Jon@seltekconsultants.co.uk to discuss further.

Job Ref: 8040

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Tuesday, December 07, 2010

Account Manager - Consumables and Kits - South East UK - to £35K (£47K OTE)

A very well known life science company that supplies a range of consumables and kits to laboratories across the UK is keen to recruit an Account Manager to manage and develop a group of high profile accounts in the South East of the UK.

The role will specifically focus on the large pharmaceutical customers, GSK, Pfizer and Novartis as well as others. The company has existing relationships with these customers and is keen to develop this area further, hence the implementation of a dedicated account manager to these accounts.

The successful candidate will be a life science graduate with previous sales experience within the life science sector. This should include some experience of working with large pharmaceutical customers. This is an exciting opportunity to move into a highly visible and focused position with a very strong brand within the industry. Call Seltek now to find out more!

Job Ref: 8034

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Friday, December 03, 2010

Technical Marketing Writer - Netherlands - Molecular Biology Instruments

A leading international life science organisation with cutting edge molecular biology instruments and consumables is looking for a Technical & Marketing Writer to produce compelling literature across the product ranges.

You' ll write exciting short and long copy for websites, microsites, banners and emails as part of an integrated direct marketing team that will drive revenues and leads. Playing an active role in the direct marketing team, you ll create scientific content as well as building interactive tools and responsive mails.

To be considered for this role you will need to be able to write fluently in English and have a knowledge of molecular biology or possess a similar background. It is expected that you will be a native English speaker. This role is based in the Netherlands. Please call Jonathan Pearse on 01279 657716 or email jon@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8030

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Thursday, December 02, 2010

Account Manager - Sweden - Life Science Research - to SKR480K (SKR600K OTE)

A well known brand within the life science research arena is keen to recruit an Account Manager to manage sales within Sweden and Denmark due to an internal promotion. The company have a range of molecular and cell biology based products and have an established customer base which includes some key pharmaceutical accounts within the region.

You will be expected to develop sales within existing accounts and grow the business further, the region has been very well managed to date and you will benefit from a hand over period as the current account manager is staying within the company.
The successful candidate will be a life science graduate or have a higher level qualification in molecular biology or a related subject. Previous sales experience within the life science sector will be necesary, excellent communication skills and the enthusiasm to build sales further is essential. To discuss this great opportunity in detail contact us in confidence.

Job Ref: 8029

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Technical Manager - Water Treatment Industry - South UK - to £37K (£43K OTE)

This opportunity is with a highly successful speciality chemical manufacturing company with an expanding water treatment division that has exciting potential for further growth. This opportunity has arisen to join as a technical manager. The company has a range of water treatment solutions that has been established in many major UK corporate companies and offers an environmentally sound solution to many of the industry's challenges. Can you help to support the business growth from a technical standpoint and help solve customer issues?

The role will involve:-
  • Maintenance of the company s existing business as well as being involved in a hands on capacity
  • Dealing with customers' specific water and waste water issues. This will involve meeting and speaking to customers in UK and Europe as required
  • Advise distributors and customers on laboratory testing procedures and application to processes
  • Knowledge of laboratory procedures including jar testing and effluent and sludge optimisation
  • Knowledge of water and wastewater processes, including clarification, DAF and dewatering
  • Application of chemicals to the aforementioned processes and the ability to optimise
  • Market awareness and development of new products in reaction to the market and any specific enquiries
  • Ability to communicate with engineers and other technical staff in a knowledgeable manner
  • Independent thought and self motivation essential
  • Applicants should possess a high degree of initiative and have a proactive approach
The successful candidate will have experience of industrial effluent treatment methods and water treatment systems. A related degree, i.e. engineering, environmental science etc. will be of benefit. The experience required for this role is water treatment knowledge on a plant or industrial scale. Specifically effluent and waste water management although clean water management forms a part of the role.

For more details about the role please give me a call : Jonathan Pearse 01279 657716 or email jon@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8027

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Wednesday, December 01, 2010

European Account Manager - Computational Chemistry Software - Europe - to £30K (£45K OTE)

A rapidly expanding company that manufacture a leading range of software used within the computational chemistry field is growing its commercial team in Europe and is keen to recruit an Account Manager based within the UK or mainland Europe.

This is a proactive role and will involve contacting pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to introduce the companies range of software tools, you will conduct webinars and on site demonstrations to develop and build a strong sales pipeline. To date the company has doubled its sales every 2 years and is keen to maintain this fantastic momentum.

The successful candidate will have a chemistry background with some previous scientific sales experience. High levels of self motivation and the desire to hunt out news business is essential. Contact us soon to discuss this great opportunity who are in a growth phase.

Job Ref: 8026

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