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Friday, February 25, 2011

Account Manager - Drug Development Research - UK - to £35 (£41K OTE)

A well known and market leading company that offers 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, Midlands and M62 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 has a wide and loyal user base. 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 ideally previous life science sales experience. Those without previous life science sales experience should have some commercial experience to call upon. 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: 8128

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Thursday, February 24, 2011

Applications Specialist - Flow Cytometry - UK - to £38K (£44K OTE)

Are you experienced in flow cytometry? Would you like to work in a more commercial environment? We are working with a leader in flow cytometry instrumentation and are looking for a new field applications specialist to join the current team. The company has a global brand and the technology to impress customers and need you to help demonstrate and showcase their instruments.

The role is UK wide and covers Ireland too. As part of an applications team you will support and train customers across the UK and this will involve :
· Providing in-house and on-site training and support to UK/Ireland customer base
· Provide field-based support to UK and Ireland sales force by delivery of customer focused instrument and reagent demonstrations, and through delivery of seminars, workshops and other sales related activities
· Troubleshoot and resolve end-user flow cytometry application problems
· Develop and deliver product training to internal customers, and provide on-line and telephone support to external customers as required

You will work with the commercial teams and help deliver technical support to clients.

The role has an extensive travel requirement and so daily travel should be expected with overnight stays averaging two nights per week, although this may not be every week.
To be right for the role you will possess extensive knowledge of flow cytometry , ideally with a knowledge of cell sorting, and experience from a clinical setting would be an advantage. Prior commercial experience is not required although would be of interest to the client.

To perform this role you can be based anywhere in the UK so geographical location is not an issue for this opportunity. The salary and bonus + package is very competitive. Please call Jonathan Pearse on 01279 657716 or email jon@seltekconsultants.co.uk to discuss.

Job Ref: 8127

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Sales Representative - Research Labware - UK to £35K (£44K OTE)

Do you want to work for an international brand with a broad portfolio of products in a territory turning over multi-million $ turnover? This is for you if the answer is yes.

As part of the Labware team you will provide customers and distributors with technical, market and sales support. Key to this role is the ability to identify opportunities, by understanding the needs of customers. In the future, the products will be evolving and including tissue culture solutions for cell therapy and regenerative medicine. Knowledge of tissue culture will therefore be essential for this position.

Responsibilities
Technical selling of Labware products to a targeted customer base in Life Science Research and Industry.
Supporting direct marketing activities within the defined territory.
To develop relationships with key opinion leaders in the tissue culture and drug discovery market within the territory.
To manage sales through our distributors by developing strong relationships with their relevant employees on the territory.

A large proportion of the sales is through distribution and this will allow you to develop skills in this area combined with direct sales to selected key market areas.

To be right for this role you will need sales experience with some tissue culture knowledge (ideally from a lab environment) and be able to cover London, Kent, Surrey, Sussex and Dorset.

Please call Jonathan Pearse on 01279 657716 or email jon@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8126

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Friday, February 18, 2011

Marketing Coordinator (Northern Europe) - UK based - to £25K

We are looking for those with a passion for marketing to drive the growth in the newly created territory of Northern Europe for an expanding and successful life science company. By implementing the sales and marketing strategy for the territory, you will be the key to delivering sales growth and product portfolio adoption. This will involve coordinating awareness and promotional campaigns as well as visiting key customers and opinion leaders within the territory. The role requires a degree of travel and overnight stays.

Your role and responsibilities will include:

* Accountability for achieving budgeted revenue for region
* Implementation of a strategic marketing plan for new and existing products on an account by account basis for the region
* Coordinate language specific awareness emails
* Coordinate language specific promotional campaigns
* Attend and organize conferences and meetings in line with a strategic marketing for the region
* Maintain close connection with key customers in region.

You will have a bachelors degree in a life science discipline and have experience working in a laboratory environment. We are looking for someone who is a creative thinker, and is proactive in taking the initiative. You should be able to demonstrate a good understanding of strategic and tactical marketing techniques. In addition, you will need to be a confident individual, a good communicator and be able to follow through in all of your projects. Previous experience of sales and marketing to life science professionals is highly desirable.

Job Ref: 8121

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Thursday, February 17, 2011

Technical Manager - Water Treatment Industry - 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 is 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: 8120

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Key Account Manager - Life Science - UK

This is a very rare opportunity to take on a highly strategic and commercially significant role within a leading life science company.

The role will involve taking a lead on the management of key accounts in the UK and Northern Europe. These are predominantly large pharmaceutical accounts that are already established and require you to manage the relationships to ensure the company benefits from the implementation of the supplier agreements put in place. You will liaise with regional sales teams, marketing and all operational departments to ensure these key accounts are supported. You will also have a small team of internal sales people that will be supporting your work and who will report to you directly.

The successful candidate will be a life science graduate with previous commercial experience within the life science arena, excellent project management skills and the ability to influence customers is essential. This is a wonderful opportunity to join a leading life science company who can offer long term career development, call us soon in confidence to find out more.

Job Ref: 8115

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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Technical Support Specialist - Life Sciences - South UK - to £28K (£29K OTE)

A globally recognised leader within the life science sector is keen to recruit a Technical Support Specialist at their offices in the UK.

The role will involve answering technical queries by e-mail and telephone from customers across the UK for a large range of molecular and cellular biology kits and consumables. You will also support field sales colleagues from a technical perspective and attend trade shows in the UK occasionally. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to move into their first commercial role from a research background.

The successful candidate will be a graduate with research experience or be MSc or PhD with a strong understanding of molecular and cellular biology techniques (cell signalling, QPCR, siRNA etc) Excellent communication skills and an analytical approach to problem solving will be essential. You will join a team at head office and be offered full and complete training to ensure your success in the role. Due to the size of the company further career opportunities will undoubtedly be available to you. Call us soon to find out more.

Job Ref: 8116

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Thursday, February 10, 2011

Internal Account Manager - Life Sciences - South UK - to £26K (£30K OTE)

This is a wonderful opportunity for someone looking to start their career in the commercial life science arena, a globally recognised brand is keen to recruit an Internal Account Manager based from their offices.

You will be part of a team of 7 people and be responsible for managing a number of accounts by telephone and e-mail, providing sales support to a team of field sales people. You will also on occassion have to answer technical queries, pricing questions and conduct product specific sales calls to customers. In essence you will gain a thorough understanding and grounding of how sales works within the life science arena. This company are global and take career development seriously, the role is open due to internal promotion!

The successful candidate will be a life science graduate with excellent communication skills both verbally and written. Energy, drive and enthusiasm are essential. Contact us soon to tell us why you are the person for this job.

Job Ref: 8112

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Technical Sales Specialist - Molecular Biology -South UK - to £34K (£44K OTE)

A high profile manufacture of molecular biology research consumables, kits and instrumentation is keen to recruit a Technical Sales Specialist to manage a very well established and high profile territorry.

The region will include Cambridge, Hertfordshire and North London which has a number of leading academic, biotech and not-for-profit research institutions. This region has been very well managed to date and is performing well; the high volume of research occurring in the area means there is always great potential for further sales development! You will be supported by a dedicated UK technical support and marketing team and have a highly approachable and inspiring sales manager on hand to help ensure your success.

You should be a life science graduate with molecular biology research experience or be MSc/PhD qualified. Previous sales experience within the life science sector is essential, ideally within this region. Call us soon to find out more about this great opportunity to join a leading brand in the life science market.

Job Ref: 8111

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Life-Science Sales Executives - Molecular Analysis Instruments - UK - to £35K (£48K OTE)

Here s an opportunity to step up to cutting edge technology! Our client has a terrific range of advanced cellular and molecular analysis instruments offering solutions to scientists and technologists in the life sciences. These include cell analysers, gel documentation systems and biomedical detection systems.

You should have a science degree, an understanding of cell biology,immunology or molecular biology, and some experience selling high value instrumentation. However, this is a selling role so don t worry about demonstrating or discussing complex techniques to clients; you will have the help of a product specialist who will be delighted to handle that!

Also there will be no corporate style directions of who to see and where to go. In this small innovative company you are given the freedom to find and develop your own clients - and believe me, once you ve seen the quality and range of their novel products, you ll be raring to get out and tell the world about them. They call it entrepreneurial relationship selling . And to help you keep track of all the interest, leads and orders as they come flowing in there is a great CRM software package on your company laptop. Expect weekly reporting and sales meetings once a month to discuss and exchange strategies and tactics with your manager and colleagues.

Here s the boring bit, but stay with me. You ll get a company car, mobile phone, some paid holidays (if you can bear to drag yourself away from selling), pension scheme and, more interestingly, a chance to earn some serious bonus.

If this isn t just too exciting, give me a call now for further information and let s get the ball rolling.

Job Ref: 8110

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Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Regional Sales Manager - Spain - Molecular Biology - to €75K (€115K OTE)

An outstanding opportunity to join a growing life science company in Europe has become available due to continued sales growth and expansion. The company is keen to appoint a Regional Sales Manager to lead a sales team in Spain and Southern Europe.

The role will involve managing an established group of account managers to develop the region further. You will be involved in complex sales situations and take a lead in driving the business forward, and the performance management of your team, and regular interaction with the wider European sales management team will all be a part of the role.

The company is keen to speak to those with a strong molecular biology background and previous sales team leadership experience within the life science sector. You will be a clear and confident communicator who can inspire and motivate a highly talented field sales team. To discuss this position in confidence contact us soon.

Job Ref: 8107

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Account Manager - Sweden - Molecular Biology - to kr 400,000 (kr 700,000 OTE)

A rapidly expanding life science company is keen to recruit an Account Manager in Sweden to manage and further develop its customer base in the region. The company manufactures a range of genomic research instruments and associated consumables and services which are highly regarded and technology leaders. There has been a surge of interest and business in Sweden hence the need for a dedicated account manager in the region.

The successful candidate will be a PhD level molecular biologist or have compensating research experience. Previous life science sales experience to the genomic market will be necessary. This is a fabulous opportunity to join a leading company that is highly innovative and is growing rapidly.

Job Ref: 8106

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Monday, February 07, 2011

Field Service Engineer - Sweden - to Swedish Krona500,000 (Swedish Krona550,000 OTE)

A rapidly expanding manufacturer of research instruments is expanding its field service engineering team in Sweden and is now looking for a Field Service Engineer based in that area.

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 and proteomic research.

The successful candidate will live in Sweden 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.

Job Ref: 8105

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Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Internal Sales Specialists *2 - Life Science Research Products - South UK

A globally recognised manufacturer of life science research products has created two new opportunities within its inside sales team. These roles are predominantly office based and offer an unusual degree of variety.

You will be expected to manage and drive direct sales initiatives within the UK to generate new business, and to support the field based sales team and customers that are not managed by the field based sales team. You will also be the first point of contact for a number of distribution channels in the UK and provide both technical and commercial support to them. Whilst this role is office based you will have the opportunity to visit customers occasionally and meet with distributors.

The successful candidate will be a life science graduate ideally with some existing commercial experience, this could be outside of the scientific sector. Those without this commercial experience who feel they have the drive and communication skills to be successful should contact us.

Job Ref: 8102

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Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Opto-Mechanical Technician - UK

Our client is a global, high-technology company with over 3500 employees and annual turnover of approximately $1 billion. To support the growing UK customer base we require an Opto-Mechanical Technician to provide technical support & service of opto-mechanical equipment in the digital pathology and pharmaceutical industries.
Responsibilities:
Ø Installation of opto-mechanical slide scanning and drug-screening
equipment at customer sites in UK and Eire.
Ø Support the sales engineer during equipment demonstrations.
Ø Post-sales technical support - fault diagnosis and repair.
Ø Perform routine maintenance of installed systems at customer sites.
Ø Maintain and update demonstration equipment.
Ø Provide customer training.
Required Qualifications/Skills
Ø Degree preferred - science or engineering discipline; however, HND may be considered.
Ø Solid opto-mechanical engineering skills, with aptitude for practical, hands-on technical problem-solving / trouble-shooting.
Ø Familiarity with microscope stages, CCD sensors, optics, optical filters, laser-diodes etc.
Ø PC literate - able to install operating systems, working knowledge of software / hardware integration, basic computer architecture etc.
Ø Good interpersonal skills. Be comfortable dealing directly with customers by phone, email and in person.
Ø Ability to work as part of a team - close interaction with UK sales engineers and technical experts in the parent company HQ required.
Ø Ability to travel 30 - 40%.
Ø Clean driving licence.

Job Ref: 8093

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Account Manager - Life Science - London - to £32K (£42K OTE)

A leading life science company is expanding its commercial team and is keen to recruit an Account Manager to support and grow further a very select group of high value customers within the South East of the UK. These will include all of the major pharmaceutical research centres who are established customers yet can still be grown further with careful relationship based account management skills. The company have a range of research consumables that are considered a premium brand within the research arena.

The successful candidate will be a life science graduate with ideally some laboratory sales experience looking for a step up into a focused commercial role. Those without previous sales experience should still apply as full training and support can be provided, excellent communication skills and a genuine commitment to move into a sales role is essential. Contact us soon to find out more.

Job Ref: 8099

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