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Friday, July 29, 2011

Trainee Marketing Account Manager - Science Communications - South UK - to £25K

Summary
A specialist life science and healthcare communications agency is looking to expand its team and recruit an Account Executive or Account Manager.

The Company
This company is well respected in the market, and works with a large range of established clients, from start-ups to multi-national corporations within the life science and healthcare arena.

They pride themselves on their friendly and open working environment. They welcome the options of their staff, and value their input for developments within the business.

This company only hires self-starters who are fast-trackers, not a journeyman/woman

The Role
You will be involved in managing marketing communications campaigns eg PR and scientific communications, e-marketing, online promotions, brochures and graphics as well as liaising with clients, prospects, suppliers and the international life science trade media.

The Person

You must be educated in a life science discipline (ideally PhD). You will be outgoing, bright and highly commercially aware. Marketing must be something you either want to get into or that interests you.
If you have worked in PR or marketing before, even outside of the industry, this will be highly advantageous.

Please contact kristina@seltekconsultants.co.uk for more information

Job Ref: 8324

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Thursday, July 28, 2011

Field Application Scientist - AFM - South East UK - to £35K

One of the market leaders in atomic force microscopy (AFM) is looking to recruit a field application scientist to cover UK, Ireland and Scandinavia. The company provides a great deal of training and support, with great potential for progression.

As a Field Application Scientist, you will deliver demonstrations to customers, support the sales force, as well as taking ownership of the demonstration labs and providing technical and application advice to customers. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who wants to start a career outside the lab.
A PhD with extensive AFM usage will be essential. You will need to be a good communicator, a good problem solver, as well as an expert in AFM.

For more information, please contact Kristina on kristina@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8323

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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Connect With Steve on Google+ (invites available!!!)

It's still early days and Google+ is still in beta/invite only mode, so the jury is still out on whether or not it will rival the other established social networks. However it is receiving some positive reviews and having done a little experimenting myself I can confirm there are some nice "touches".

I plan to post new science jobs and news stories to Google+ in much the same way as I do on Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter. I'd be delighted for you to add me to one of your Google+ circles, you can find my profile here - https://plus.google.com/114796940330047177310/.

Alternatively, if you don't have a Google+ account but would like to try it out, just leave your name & email address as a comment on this post and I'll send you an invite. Alternatively (if confidentiality is required), just email that information to me - steve@seltekconsultants.co.uk.

Trainee Immunology/Haemotology Account Manager - South East UK - to £30K (£36K OTE)

An exciting opportunity has arisen, for an enthusiastic individual to join a highly successful sales team in a major biotech company. The company is renowned for providing products and services for biomedical research and cellular therapy; having created the gold standard method in magnetic cell separation.

The company is looking for a Technical Sales Representative to maintain a key territory covering North London, Hertfordshire and surrounding areas. You must live within the territory.
You will be field based and able to handle existing customer accounts, as well as the ability to develop new business. Your scientific background will enable you to demonstrate all of the company's products and provide strong technical support to customers.

You should be qualified to at least degree level in immunology or other biomedical or biological subject, with cell separation experience preferable. The successful candidate will be a well organised individual, with good interpersonal skills and some commercial flair. Previous sales experience or immunology/haematological laboratory experience is preferable but not essential

In return for your efforts, the position offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualification , an on-target bonus scheme, benefits and a company car. It is also a great opportunity to join a friendly team and an industry leader in cell separation.

Job Ref: 8300

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Field Application Scientist - AFM - South East UK - to £35K

One of the market leaders in atomic force microscopy (AFM) is looking to recruit a field application scientist to cover UK, Ireland and Scandinavia. The company provides a great deal of training and support, with great potential for progression.

As a Field Application Scientist, you will deliver demonstrations to customers, support the sales force, as well as taking ownership of the demonstration labs and providing technical and application advice to customers. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who wants to start a career outside the lab.
A PhD with extensive AFM usage will be essential. You will need to be a good communicator, a good problem solver, as well as an expert in AFM.

For more information, please contact Kristina on kristina@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8297

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Manager, Clinical Support - Optometry - Europe - to €70K

This is a rare opportunity to join an innovative ophthalmic medical device company which is developing ground-breaking vision correction technologies for post-cataract surgery patients.
They are looking for an experienced optometry specialist to work with the ophthalmic surgeons throughout Europe and provide technical and application support on this innovative lens which is the only one of its kind on the market.
This position has arisen due to expansion throughout Europe, and you will be involved in working alongside the European team to ensure the surgeons are fully aware of the product's applications.
This lens has been twelve years in development. The company is now moving away from R&D and becoming more commercially active. Europe has a designated Sales Director who is involved in promoting this product throughout Europe, and a Director of Clinical Support who you will report to. You will act as a specialist in Europe for this lens, and be at hand to answer any technical queries regarding the application of this lens.
This company offers a small, friendly working environment. You can be home based anywhere in mainland Europe (in particular Germany, Spain, Italy, France or Czech Republic), and be expected to travel to visit the surgeons on a frequent basis.
The prospects are unlimited in this company, and the role will be what you make it! The company offers a strong support structure, but also the freedom for you to work independently.
So, if you are currently working in optometry, and would like the opportunity to work as a clinical support specialist, then please contact Kristina on Kristina@SeltekConsultants.co.uk for more detail.

Job Ref: 8294

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Hospital Representative - Obstetrics & Gynecology - South East UK - to £45K (£52K OTE)

This global company is looking to hire a medical representative to join their diagnostic team in the UK.
Southern England M4/M40

This is a new position created specifically to promote diagnostic instrumentation to primary and secondary care. You will work exclusively for a leading diagnostic company, which is a market leader with a well-known, global brand.

You will promote these instruments to obstetrics and gynaecology consultants in hospitals, as well as GP specialists and other influential professionals.

You will need to be a dynamic individual who is open minded and flexible. You will have secondary care experience - a small amount will be enough.

In return, you will be given an excellent salary and bonus scheme, as well as a choice of executive level car. You will also benefit from an excellent pension scheme, healthcare, gym membership and much more!
Please email Kristina on kristina@seltekconsultants.co.uk to apply or find out more

Job Ref: 8285

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Monday, July 25, 2011

Technical Support Specialists *2 - Genomic Research - South West UK - to £28K

This is a great opportunity for those who are in a research role looking for their first step out of the laboratory. A globally recognised leader within the life science research market has made a number of internal promotions and is now keen to recruit two Technical Support Specialists to join their office based team.

The role will involve providing technical support to customers and colleagues within the genomic research arena broadly speaking. The company manufactuer a wide range of research products and have customers throughout the UK who often have technical queries, application and product based enquiries that you will handle by telephone and e-mail. Occassionally you will visit customers in the field and deliver product specific seminars, attend trade shows and discuss collaborations, this is encouraged by the company. Specific areas of interest include Cells and cell based assays, Epigenetics, Functional Genomics and RNAi, Stem cell biology and Transgenics.

The successful candidate will be a graduate with research experience in the field of molecular biology, those with an MSc or PhD are welcome. Excellent communication skills and a genuine desire to move into a technical support role is essential. To discuss these exciting opportunities to join a thriving company who can offer extensive training and development opportunities contact us soon.

Job Ref: 8321

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Sales Representative - Lab Equipment - South East UK - to £35K (£45K OTE)

A medium sized premium lab equipment company has two exciting opportunities for experienced life science sales people in East Anglia and the North East. This company sells exclusive equipment which is UKAS accredited and also provides full service and installation.

Sales experience in the life science sector ideally within this territory with a proven track record of success is essential. The successful candidate should have excellent organisation skills with a good memory, and will be able to build positive relationships with customers. This role is field based and you should be able to handle existing customer accounts and have the ability to develop new business.

The company offers a competitive salary and for successfully hitting your targets you will receive monthly and annual bonuses with an additional 5% of any sales above your target.

Job Ref: 8320

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Product Specialist and Applications - Powder Flow Instrumentation - West Midlands - to £38K (£44K OTE)

This successful, growing instrumentation company has a worldwide reputation in the field of materials science and process engineering. Their products are sold to some of the largest global companies.

The role : the majority of your time will be spent as an applications and product specialist in instrumentation relating to materials science. This will involve dealing with all technical customer enquiries, providing pre- and post-sales support. This also includes advising customers on methodology, data analysis and interpretation. You will provide expert opinion and evaluate client samples and requirements.
Ad-hoc travel will be required to perform installations and post-sales training and attending meetings to discuss process and data interpretation issues. Distributor training and support will form part of the role as well as attending exhibitions and conferences in Europe and occasionally worldwide.

There will be some sales involvement such as responding to enquiries, quotation requests and sample requests and sales demonstrations to prospective clients.
Arranging and presenting at seminars in-house and externally. This is a role you can grow with as the company is expanding and there are different career options on offer.

Full training on the technology will be given.
The ideal background for the role would be engineering, physical properties characterisation, particle analysis, powder flow technology. Commercial experience would be an advantage however this role is open to you if you have a suitable technical background and are keen to progress your career in a commercial role with a successful company.

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

Job Ref: 8314

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Friday, July 22, 2011

Account Manager - Genomic / Proteomic Research - North Europe - to €60K (€95K 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 Denmark, ideally around the Copenhagen region. The company has a extremely novel platform technology and associated consumables 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 commercially aware and able to develop your technical skill to demonstrate the systems and develop a strong sales pipeline.

The successful candidate will be a graduate 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 a truly 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: 8319

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Thursday, July 21, 2011

Field Applications Scientist - Genomics Research - South UK - To £37K (£41K OTE)

A highly innovative life science company is expanding its applications team in Europe and is keen to recruit a Field Applications Specialist to be based at their UK office in the South East/Thames Valley region.

The role will involve supporting customers by telephone and e-mail when in the office and visiting customer sites in the UK and Europe when needed to solve application issues, help train users and to demonstate the instruments and technology to support the field sales team. The role will be varied and you will interact regularly with the internal customer support team, field applications team and sales team along with the customers of course! This will be a technically stimulating role and require at times an innovative and creative approach to solve novel technical queries.

As this role has been created through company growth they are happy to develop someones commercial/customer based skills and will therefore be happy to consider those with strong technical backgrounds in the genomics research area. You will have a MSc or PhD with ideally some research experience in genomics with excellent communication skills, a second European language would be a bonus but is not essential. Due to the nature of the role there will be approximately 30% European travel requiring time away from home. Any experience within the molecular diagnostics, microarray or clinical genetics research area would be of particular interest. This is an outstanding opportunity to join a respected manufacturer who are expanding in Europe, they will train and support your development to ensure your success and can offer longer term career development opportunities, contact us soon to find out more.

Job Ref: 8318

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Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Manager, Clinical Support - Optometry - Europe - to €70K

This is a rare opportunity to join an innovative ophthalmic medical device company which is developing ground-breaking vision correction technologies for post-cataract surgery patients.
They are looking for an experienced optometry specialist to work with the ophthalmic surgeons throughout Europe and provide technical and application support on this innovative lens which is the only one of its kind on the market.
This position has arisen due to expansion throughout Europe, and you will be involved in working alongside the European team to ensure the surgeons are fully aware of the product's applications.
This lens has been twelve years in development. The company is now moving away from R&D and becoming more commercially active. Europe has a designated Sales Director who is involved in promoting this product throughout Europe, and a Director of Clinical Support who you will report to. You will act as a specialist in Europe for this lens, and be at hand to answer any technical queries regarding the application of this lens.
This company offers a small, friendly working environment. You can be home based anywhere in mainland Europe (in particular Germany, Spain, Italy, France or Czech Republic), and be expected to travel to visit the surgeons on a frequent basis.
The prospects are unlimited in this company, and the role will be what you make it! The company offers a strong support structure, but also the freedom for you to work independently.
So, if you are currently working in optometry, and would like the opportunity to work as a clinical support specialist, then please contact Kristina on Kristina@SeltekConsultants.co.uk for more detail.

Job Ref: 8294

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Area Manager - Laboratory Equipment - South East UK - to £35K (£65K OTE)

A leading international laboratory and process technology company is keen to recruit two Area Managers for North and South London and the surrounding counties to join its sales team.

The role will involve selling a broad range of consumables and bench top laboratory equipment to biotech, pharmaceutical, chemical, food and beverage laboratories.

The company is keen to hire an enthusiastic individual with a positive outlook who will be proactive in generating new business. It is essential that you already live within the territory. You will have experience selling consumables or chemicals and know the territory. Those who have a laboratory background and are committed to moving into sales and can demonstrate genuine drive and tenacity should still contact us.
The company can offer full product and sales training along with an open ended commission scheme that rewards over achievers. They have a strong brand presence in the market which will help ensure that the sales targets are very achievable! Call us soon to find out more.

Job Ref: 8317

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Microbiology Sales Specialist - French Speaker - Scotland

The Company:
This is an excellent opportunity to work for an award winning, medium sized diagnostics company. This company is investing heavily in their microbiology product range.

The company sells a wide range of novel diagnostic kits used to test contaminants, toxins and pathogens in food and agricultural products. They are continually developing novel kits, and are investing continuously in microbiology testing. This role will work exclusively on their growing microbiology diagnostic market.

The Role:
The role will give you the opportunity to sell diagnostic kits, consumables and a small amount of capital equipment. The role will be office based in the UK, with the chance to travel to France to meet with your clients on a regular basis. You will be the product specialist for the microbiology products, and work on expanding this highly invested area throughout France.
You will be fully product trained, and be given sales training if needs be.

The Person:
You may be a an experienced sales person selling into the right area - they can be flexible on salary depending on experience. Microbiology understanding will be required.
If you have a strong microbiology background (in particular, testing for microbe contamination in samples) and really want to develop a career in sales, then please also apply, as they are happy to train the candidate in sales, you must be a good communicator and possess the drive to work in sales.
You must be fluent in French.

How to appy:
Please email Kristina at kristina@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8316

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Distribution Sales Specialist - Life Science - Scotland - to £27K

The Company:
This is an excellent opportunity to work for an award winning, medium sized diagnostics company.

The company sells a wide range of novel diagnostic kits used to test contaminants, toxins and pathogens in food and agricultural products. They are continually developing novel kits, and are investing heavily in microbiology testing.

The Role:
You will be involved in managing the distribution network within EMEA. You will be responsible in increasing business through the distributors, as well as training and acting as the product specialist for any technical queries.

The Person:
Experience in the life science sector is not required. If you have a have a life science degree, sales experience and understand distribution networks then please apply

How to apply:
Please contact Kristina on kristina@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8315

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Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Product Specialist and Applications - Instrumentation - West Midlands - to £40K (£42K OTE)

The role : the majority of your time will be spent as an applications and product specialist. This will involve dealing will all technical customer enquires. This includes advising customers on methodology, data analysis and interpretation. Providing expert opinion and evaluating client samples and requirements.
Ad-hoc travel will be required including installation and training post sales and meetings to discuss process and data interpretation issues. Distributor training and support will form part of the as well as attending exhibitions and conferences.

There will be some sales involvement such as responding to enquiries, quotation requests and sample requests and sales demonstrations to prospective clients.
Arranging and presenting at seminars in-house and externally. This is a role you can grow with as the company is expanding and there are different career options on offer.

Full training on the technology will be given.
The ideal background for the role would be engineering, physical properties characterisation, particle analysis, powder flow technology. Commercial experience would be an advantage however this role is open to you if you have a suitable technical background and are keen to progress you career with a commercial role in a successful company.

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

Job Ref: 8314

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Key Account Manager - Chemicals - UK - to £40K (£44K OTE)

Growing fine chemicals company who have seen impressive sales growth in the last few years and want to continue this success with an additional salesperson to cover all parts of the UK. The company is family owned with a longstanding reputation and are experts in their specialist field. Growing, successful and ready hire !

The role will be selling into the Uk market into areas such as Pharmaceutical and Flavour and Fragrance. The portfolio is applicable to wider markets but this is the core area. The territory will be flexible but likely to be from the South to the Midlands of the UK . The North may be included depending on where you live and the business areas you have experience with. The range is a specialised value-added offering and more details can be discussed when you contact me. The company has a friendly team working atmosphere combined with a professional and hardworking approach. If you think you fit this profile please get in touch!

The ideal background will be experience selling into the chemicals industry, ideally Pharmaceutical or Flavour and Fragrance although other relevant sectors may be very interesting. Please call me for more information on 01279 657716 or email jon@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8307

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Monday, July 18, 2011

Account Manager - Healthcare Communications Agency - South UK - to £32K (£38K OTE)

A specialist life science and healthcare communications agency is expanding and looking for a Account Manager in the South of England. This agency works with a range of established clients, from start-ups to multi-national corporations within the medical diagnostic, equipment and device arena.

The role consists of healthcare writing, media relations, marcoms and account handling. The company is looking for an individual with strong writing skills, who is happy to manage numerous writing and marketing and communication projects for clients, from day one.

You will write press releases, articles, e-marketing and interview various healthcare professionals. You will ideally have PR and/or writing experience and demonstrable ability to work well with others and have worked within the healthcare industry.

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of the B2B marketing mix (PR, events, print/online advertising, web/e-marketing and social media) and good interpersonal skills.

Please contact kristina@seltekconsultants.co.uk for more information

Job Ref: 8313

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Sales Specialist - Protein Separation Instruments - South East UK - to £40K (£52K OTE)

A leading life science company have recently made an internal promotion and now need to recruit a Sales Specialist in the South East of the UK to work with a leading range of instruments.

You will act as a product specialist integrating within a larger team of account managers supporting sales for a range of protein purification and separation instruments and associated consumables. You will provide specialist technical knowledge and support to customers, work with tenders and map out commercial opportunities for the company. This region has been very well managed to date and is the highest profile region within the UK.

The successful candidate will be a life science graduate with a good technical background in chromatography and protein separation. Previous sales experience is necesary within a capital equipment environment, excellent communication skills and the ability to work within a matrix based structure is essential. This is an outstanding opportunity to join the market leader in their chosen field of expertise who have a track record of promoting from within, call us soon to find out more.

Job Ref: 8312

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Hospital Representative - Obstetrics & Gynecology - South East UK - to £45K (£52K OTE)

This global company is looking to hire a medical representative to join their diagnostic team in the UK.
Southern England M4/M40

This is a new position created specifically to promote diagnostic instrumentation to primary and secondary care. You will work exclusively for a leading diagnostic company, which is a market leader with a well-known, global brand.

You will promote these instruments to obstetrics and gynaecology consultants in hospitals, as well as GP specialists and other influential professionals.

You will need to be a dynamic individual who is open minded and flexible. You will have secondary care experience - a small amount will be enough.

In return, you will be given an excellent salary and bonus scheme, as well as a choice of executive level car. You will also benefit from an excellent pension scheme, healthcare, gym membership and much more!
Please email Kristina on kristina@seltekconsultants.co.uk to apply or find out more

Job Ref: 8285

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Friday, July 15, 2011

Technical Support Specialist - Molecular Biology - South UK - to £32K (£35K OTE)

This is a brilliant opportunity for a recent PhD or post doctoral researcher looking to move away from research into their first commercial role. A rapidly expanding life science company is now keen to recruit and train a Microarray Applications Specialist based from their offices in the South East of the UK.

The role will involve managing customer support issues by telephone and e-mail. This will include application development and advice, trouble shooting user issues and you will also become involved in training users on the hardware and analysis software. Their technology is in both the microarray field and associated analysis software.

The successful candidate will be a PhD level molecular biologist with excellent communication and presentation skills, those with hands on use of microarray systems are of particular interest. The company is happy to train on their specific systems and customer based activity to ensure you develop in this role and are successful. The company is expanding rapidly and will be a tremendously exciting place to be. Promotion opportunities will clearly be available in the future as this is one of the fastest growing biotechnology companies within the UK! Call us soon to find out more.

Job Ref: 8311

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Thursday, July 14, 2011

Operations/Site Director - Organics, APIs and Intermediates - UK to £85K (£100K OTE)

An exceptional position has become available for an Operations Director within a leading manufacturer of organics, active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and intermediates.

The role has an extensive remit encompassing overall leadership of all manufacturing activities, full P&L responsibility, compliance and regulation issues, leadership of a senior management team including succession planning and broader pan-European coordination of activity with other sites.

The company is keen to recruit a genuine leader who is comfortable with change management and who can effect a cultural change within the business. Previous experience within a GMP manufacturing leadership role is essential from either a contract manufacturing or pharmaceutical company. In return the company can offer a competitive package with genuine opportunities for further career development. To discuss this opportunity in confidence contact Scott Peacock.

Job Ref: 8310

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Wednesday, July 13, 2011

International Sales - Laser Products - North West UK - to £50K (£75K OTE)

Our client is a rapidly expanding laser products manufacturer with exciting growth plans. The business is there, the R&D, manufacturing and support is in place, now the company needs your selling skills to help them grow further!

The role will be selling to selected international territories and will involve the sale of the company's range of lasers. These have a wide range of industrial and research applications. Based mainly from the head office in the North West you will have the chance to develop international sales experience. Approximately one week per month travel will be required in the territory - this will be defined depending on the candidate's skills, previous sales experience and/or language skills.

If you have a relevant degree background such as physics, optics or engineering and have technical sales experience (this can be from a variety of industries) then we would like to speak with you. If you have sold a technical scientific product and have some physics knowlege (A-level could be sufficient) then please get in touch. Sales experience is essential, a second language would be a big advantage but not a must-have.

A generous salary package is on offer, plus an OTE bonus scheme - salary is dependent on experience.

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

Job Ref: 8309

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Key Account Manager - Speciality Chemicals - North UK - to £35K (£36K OTE)

Highly successful speciality chemicals company based in the North of England. The company has grown steadily over the last 7 years and is still experiencing impressive growth. This new role is due to continued expansion. They benefit from an extremely strong product offering from a range of blue chip multi-national principals and are well placed to offer a very competitive service.

Your role will be to increase business across the whole product range and this will take you into many different market sectors. Initially you will inherit a good portfolio of existing clients and will be able to grow and add to these. The role is initially focussed on the whole of the UK, however opportunities exist to move into the European market later. If you have existing European experience this exposure could be accelerated. New product development projects may also form a part of the role and underlines the company's ability to offer what the market needs.

This is a great chance to join a growing company who can offer autonomy and flexibility and in-built career progression opportunities. This company has the right product mix at the right prices and backed by a quality service - can you use your sales skills to take them further?

Job Ref: 8308

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Chemical Industry Sector Specialist - UK - to £45K (£57K OTE)

The group company is a multi-billion privately owned organisation with offices in 170 countries. This role is with a smaller pioneering division who are leading the way in developing a new commercial approach to large UK market opportunities. With the 'gold standard' in terms of products and an active career development ethos this is the time to join! The last 3 years have been record-breaking with sales up 50% over that period and a huge rise in profitability.

The role is to take a whole-market approach to their product range and how it can be presented and tailored to the Chemicals Industry. This is different to the usual product-led approach and this sector review approach has been successfully applied to other relevant markets in the business. You will be canvassing and researching the scope, needs, size, demands and geography of the market and creating strategic solutions to bring a value-added approach. This can be from product positioning or new range recommendations to the proposal of new infrastructure or service offerings.

If you can determine the needs of the market and offer solid business-case backed recommendations your solutions will be taken seriously.

You will also be involved in championing the Chemicals Industry internally as a segment specialist and will train and influence the sales team on how to approach for maximum impact.

Prior knowledge of the company s product range is not required but it is expected that you will have sold to the Chemicals Industry and have a good knowledge of the likely drivers and requirements of the UK s largest industrial sector. If you have sold into the industry and have good commercial acumen then this role is for you. It is likely that you will have sold a more complex range rather than a commodity item as this role is about a value added solution approach. As an example you may have sold cap-ex or instrumentation or value added services.

You can be based from any location for this role.

Job Ref: 8301

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Thursday, July 07, 2011

Field Service Engineer - Liquid Handling / HTS - UK to £40K (£43K OTE)

A highly innovative life science company that manufactures a range of instruments used within drug discovery and research laboratories, is expanding its service team within Europe and is keen to recruit a Field Service Engineer within the UK.

The role will involve supporting customers across the UK and Europe, you will be part of a team of three people providing this support. Travel will be kept to an acceptable level. You will install systems, provide routine and preventative maintenance visits, emergency visits and train customers on the correct operation of the systems. The company has enjoyed consistent success with its unique technology platforms and is growing its service team due to this increased install-base.

The successful candidate will have an electromechanical background and field service experience within the life science research arena. Ideally you will have a background in liquid handling automation. Excellent communication skills and the ability to plan and schedule your own work load are essential. To discuss this exciting opportunity call us soon.

Job Ref: 8305

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Wednesday, July 06, 2011

Sales Specialist: Chemistry: UK & EMEA - to £45K (£60K OTE)

One of the world favourite providers of chemistry products and services with an instantly recognisable brand presence and a proven record in developing careers and talent within their business.

This role will see you take charge of the UK and EMEA territory as a specialist in the field of small scale chemical products and supply services, dealing across all markets including Pharmaceutical, Academic, Biotech and Laboratory. From drug discovery to general laboratories you will be introducing the full service range from the company. This could include promoting relevant chemistry product groups, packaging requirements, consignment stocking agreements, 3rd party vendor arrangements , discovery chem. product library software etc. In essence a full range of product groups, logistics and commercial services based around lab scale chemicals.

From a home office you can be based anywhere in the UK or Northern Europe and will spend 75% of your time travelling in the field. The majority of the business will be UK based so that is the ideal location, European accounts will be covered on an as-needed basis.
This role is dealing at high levels to create a strong business partnerships so the ability to operate at senior levels is required, as is a strategic approach to sales and business development.

To be right for this role you will ideally have a chemistry degree background or similar and significant commercial sales exposure to some or all of the relevant market sectors. Of particular interest would be exposure to drug discovery or pharmaceuticals industries. The credibility and experience to present a wide range of services to a senior audience is expected. European sales experience would be an advantage.

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

Job Ref: 8304

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Sales Specialist - Life Science Capital Equipment - UK - to £40K (£48K OTE)

One of the largest life science organisations and a leader in career and professional development.

The role is to take charge of the full range of capital equipment instrumentation across a patch extending from Cambridge (50% of the business) to Sheffield, including Norwich, Leicester, and the Midlands.
This is a high value cap-ex role and is for you if you are comfortable for a longer sales cycle and more strategic selling approach. Maintaining a full and active prospect pipeline is the key to being successful. The good news is that the company have the market leading instruments in their discipline so if a customer is in the market for this equipment , your brand is likely to be top of their list. The rest is over to you!

The company offer outstanding professional development and will take you further in your career. A full supporting applications team will support the process so you will spend your time engaged in sales activities rather than demonstrations. Commercial aptitude with more strategic sales cycles is more important than high level technical ability.

A background in scientific sales would be expected and the ideal technical base would be protein chemistry. The role is open to those demonstrable commercial acumen including those looking to step up to instrumentation sales. Previous cap-ex sales experience is an advantage.

Job Ref: 8303

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Development Engineer - Nano-Scale Imaging - South East UK - to £50K

A small but growing nano-scale imaging and metrology company in the south of England requires a development engineer to deliver exciting new imaging products to the market. The employees of this company work together in a collaborative manner and require someone able to join the team environment.

This role will involve development of instrument control, developing tests for the hardware, working with vendors to develop the software and hardware and get parts made to specification. The successful candidate will also generate documentation for the product including assembly instructions and customer documentation.

The successful candidate will have a physics or engineering degree and experience working as a development engineer with some experience developing code using Labview including communications to external hardware. Labview PXI, RealTime and/or FPGA experience would be advantageous. You should be able to extend code written in C/C++/.NET for development of instrument control and front end interfaces, including developing image presentation algorithms. You will also have experience with embedded coding including microcontroller (e.g. PIC) firmware. Software configuration control and formal documentation processes advantageous.

Job Ref: 8276

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Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Field Applications Specialist - Flow Cytometry - UK to £35K (£38K OTE)

A leading life science company that manufacture hardware, software and reagents for the flow cytometry research field is keen to recruit a Field Applications Specialist.

The role will involve supporting customers at their sites across the UK and Ireland by handling product demonstrations, developing customer led application solutions and trouble shooting technical issues at customer laboratories. You will also be involved in training customers on their new systems and ensuring that they are supported regularly to ensure they are utilising the systems fully. You will present the technology at trade shows and run seminars building key opinion leader credability.

You will be a life science graduate with a good understanding of flow cytometry, you should have previous research experience with flow cytometry instruments and associated cell biology reagents. Excellent presentation skills along with very strong communications skills will be essential. This is a great opportunity to join a globally recognised life science company who can offer long term career development opportunities. Call us soon to find out more.

Job Ref: 8302

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Trainee Immunology/Haematology Account Manager - South East UK - to £30K (£36K OTE)

An exciting opportunity has arisen, for an enthusiastic individual to join a highly successful sales team in a major biotech company. The company is renowned for providing products and services for biomedical research and cellular therapy; having created the gold standard method in magnetic cell separation.
The company is looking for a Technical Sales Representative to maintain a key territory covering North London, Hertfordshire and surrounding areas. You must live within the territory.
You will be field based and able to handle existing customer accounts, as well as the ability to develop new business. Your scientific background will enable you to demonstrate all of the company's products and provide strong technical support to customers.

You should be qualified to at least degree level in immunology or other biomedical or biological subject, with cell separation experience preferable. The successful candidate will be a well organised individual, with good interpersonal skills and some commercial flair. Previous sales experience or immunology/haematological laboratory experience is preferable but not essential

In return for your efforts, the position offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualification , an on-target bonus scheme, benefits and a company car. It is also a great opportunity to join a friendly team and an industry leader in cell separation.

Job Ref: 8300

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Monday, July 04, 2011

Account Manager - Genomic / Proteomic Research - France - to €60K (€95K 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 the Northern France region. The company has a extremely novel platform technology and associated consumables 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 commercially aware and able to develop your technical skill to demonstrate the systems and develop a strong sales pipeline.

The successful candidate will be a graduate 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 a truly 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: 8298

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Field Application Scientist - Atomic Force Microscopy - South East UK - to £35K

One of the market leaders in atomic force microscopy (AFM) is looking to recruit a field application scientist to cover UK, Ireland and Scandinavia. The company provides a great deal of training and support, with great potential for progression.

As a Field Application Scientist, you will deliver demonstrations to customers, support the sales force, as well as taking ownership of the demonstration labs and providing technical and application advice to customers. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who wants to start a career outside the lab.
A PhD with extensive AFM usage will be essential. You will need to be a good communicator, a good problem solver, as well as an expert in AFM.

For more information, please contact Kristina on kristina@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8297

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Software Developer - Scientific Test Data - South East UK - to £28K

A small company that develops software systems for the acquisition and management of scientific test data is looking to recruit a Software Developer to join their team in East Anglia.
They are looking for a graduate to join the team in a computing/IT role, focusing on web and product development. You will primarily be helping to improve the online presence and assisting development of their products and internal systems.
There are several web-based systems that need constantly building upon, including the main company website and internal systems for project management, document control etc.
You will take on much of the responsibility for developing these further. There will also be opportunities to contribute to product developments. This could range from assisting with development on web and desktop applications to creating data reporting systems using SQL.
Whilst computer skills are central to the role, a computer science degree is not essential if you have developed relevant skills whilst studying a different discipline. You will have experience of writing XHTML/CSS code and using object-oriented programming languages such as PHP.
Please contact Kristina on kristina@seltekconsultants.co.uk or 01279 657716

Job Ref: 8295

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Manager, Clinical Support - Optometry - Europe

This is a rare opportunity to join an innovative ophthalmic medical device company which is developing ground-breaking vision correction technologies for post-cataract surgery patients.
They are looking for an experienced optometry specialist to work with the ophthalmic surgeons throughout Europe and provide technical and application support on this innovative lens which is the only one of its kind on the market.
This position has arisen due to expansion throughout Europe, and you will be involved in working alongside the European team to ensure the surgeons are fully aware of the product's applications.
This lens has been twelve years in development. The company is now moving away from R&D and becoming more commercially active. Europe has a designated Sales Director who is involved in promoting this product throughout Europe, and a Director of Clinical Support who you will report to. You will act as a specialist in Europe for this lens, and be at hand to answer any technical queries regarding the application of this lens.
This company offers a small, friendly working environment. You can be home based anywhere in mainland Europe (in particular Germany, Spain, Italy, France or Czech Republic), and be expected to travel to visit the surgeons on a frequent basis.
The prospects are unlimited in this company, and the role will be what you make it! The company offers a strong support structure, but also the freedom for you to work independently.
So, if you are currently working in optometry, and would like the opportunity to work as a clinical support specialist, then please contact Kristina on Kristina@SeltekConsultants.co.uk for more detail.

Job Ref: 8294

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Friday, July 01, 2011

Area Manager - Laboratory Equipment - UK - to £35K (£65K OTE)

A leading international laboratory and process technology company is keen to recruit an Area Manager for London to join its sales team.

The role will involve selling a broad range of consumables and bench top laboratory equipment to biotech, pharmaceutical, chemical, food and beverage laboratories.

The company is keen to hire an enthusiastic individual with a positive outlook who will be proactive in generating new business. It is essential that you already live within the territory. You will have experience selling consumables or chemicals and know the territory. Those who have a laboratory background and are committed to moving into sales and can demonstrate genuine drive and tenacity should still contact us.
The company can offer full product and sales training along with an open ended commission scheme that rewards over achievers. They have a strong brand presence in the market which will help ensure that the sales targets are very achievable! Call us soon to find out more.

Job Ref: 8291

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Water Treatment Chemist - UK - to £30K (£32K OTE)

This is a great chance to join a very successful industrial chemicals supplier and be fully trained as a technical specialist in water treatment chemicals. The company has international offices and a great reputation in their speciality areas.

The role has two main functions - to be fully trained as a technical specialist in the water treatment chemicals business. This will involve the full spectrum of industrial water testing techniques and will also give you the knowledge to help customers with their technical enquiries relating to waste water treatment solutions.
The second function of the role will give you exposure to the manufacturing plant where you will learn the technical skills relating to the blending and production of the water treatment chemicals
This is a great chance to get into the industrial speciality chemicals sector and is ideal for those with a degree in chemical engineering or environmental chemistry. Of specific interest would be exposure to process chemistry or relevant industrial experience dealing with small-scale lab to industrial-scale applications.

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

Job Ref: 8292

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