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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Field Service Engineer - Germany - Electron Microsocopy - to €50K (€55K OTE)

If you are a hands-on person, who loves to take things apart and put them back together; we have the ideal position for you. We are looking for a great candidate with an electrical engineering degree or with compensating industry experience for an opportunity in the German life science industry.

This position will specialise in the installation and service of electron microscopes in universities, biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, in locations across Germany and Eastern Europe.

This is a great opportunity to join a globally recognised company which will provide support and training whilst giving you the chance to develop your career.

Based in Munich this role will require travel to sites in Germany and neighbouring countries.

The ideal candidate will be an electromechanical engineer with some service experience. However those with experience of life science imaging instruments will be at an advantage and any knowledge of electron microscopy would be of high interest.

In return for a candidate with the right attitude and interests, our client is offering a complete training package with a competitive salary.

Contact Tom now for a free confidential discussion on 01279 657 716 or email tom@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8602

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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Seltek's Early 2012 Results Mirror Reported Upturn!

Well, the snowdrops, crocuses, and even the daffodils were out in January, and I think we all know that early signs of spring do not necessarily mean we're in for a heatwave. And in fact the blast of cold weather at the beginning of February makes me concerned for those delicate shoots of early growth. So it is merely in the spirit of reporting the facts that we can announce that the first few weeks of 2012 at Seltek suggest that the report mentioned above may contain a grain or reality:

2012/2011 Statistics
New Candidates Interviewed: +152%
Candidate interviews Arranged with Recruiting Companies: +258%
New Job Orders Taken On: +126%
12 month String of Sales: +121%

We can't promise you a bed of roses (or snowdrops, crocuses or daffodils come to that!), but if you'd like to join a team with the strongest possible positive mental attitude, and will to win, and you're interested in a career as a recruitment consultant, then please contact Guy Buncombe on 01279 657716 or email - guy@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Monday, February 27, 2012

Sales Specialist - Analytical Chemistry - Scotland - to £38K (£50K OTE)

A globally renowned life science company is now looking for an Analytical Chemistry Sales Specialist to join their growing team within the UK.

The role will involve managing sales for your product portfolio in Scotland and the North East of the UK region where there are a number of very high profile academic and biotechnology accounts. As an Analytical Chemistry Specialist you will support regional account managers in the territory, build relationships with targeted departments and key opinion leaders and develop sales further within existing and new accounts. You will be the technical expert within the analytical chemistry product portfolio within this region and be involved in new product introductions and identifying commercial opportunities for the company.

The successful candidate will be a graduate with research experience or have an MSc or PhD level qualification in analytical chemistry. Previous sales experience within the life science arena is desirable, and those with applications or limited industry sales experience should still contact us. This is a great opportunity to step into a targeted, product specific position where you will support regional account managers. Call us soon to find out more!

Job Ref: 8601

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Friday, February 24, 2012

Wanna Get Fired? Do These 10 Things!

An excellent article by David Gee, Business Communications Consultant of www.staffingtalk.com

Most of the posts here on the pages of Staffing Talk have to do with hiring people, not firing them. And that is as it should be. But when a member of the editorial staff at this fine site sent me a survey about the Top 10 reasons companies fire people, I thought I would share it.
So anyway, let’s going going with the list, best ways to get fired...

Account Manager - Molecular Biology - Northern France - to €55K (€99K OTE)

Would you like a sales role where you earn commission on everything that you sell?

If you have instrument sales experience and a strong technical background in molecular biology and are looking for a sales role with big rewards for success then this is the role for you!

This genomics company have recently restructured and brought out new products into the clinical diagnostic market. There are more new products coming out soon and so this well supported territory still has room for you to make you mark. The territory combines the security of an established academic customer base but also the challenge of changing clinics over to a different diagnostic instrument.

The territory for this role covers Paris and the surrounding area, so you will need to be located there and speak both English and French fluently. You will have support and training to get you going and the sales manager you will report will allow successful people autonomy.

For more information about this exciting opportunity, please call Caroline Searby on 01279 657716 or email caroline@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8599

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Thursday, February 23, 2012

EU Marketing Manager - Virology and Oncology - UK - to £60K

This growing diagnostic company has entered a new phase of expansion, and is looking for a specialist marketing manager to focus on the oncology and virology applications of their key products.
This company has grown rapidly within the last year, and is forecasting further growth over the next 12 months. You will work closely with the EU team, direct sales, distributors and US headquarters to achieve goals though design and execution of marketing programs and provide leads, guidance, support, tools and training to the EU sales team and distributors. You will be expected to participate to the EU marketing processes such as tactical marketing, business and strategic planning and identify, quantify and report market segments opportunities
You will have the opportunity to work independently and have the autonomy to grow and develop within the role.
You will need to show proven success in a marketing role with significant experience in the virology and/or oncology marketplace
Please email Kristina Southcott - Kristina@seltekconsultants.co.uk for more information.

Job Ref: 8598

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Food Ingredients Technologist - New Product Development - North West UK - to £20K (£23K OTE)

New product development is one of the most important departments for a fast growing; successful company and we have a great opportunity for someone with a background in food technology or food science in this area.

With a hands-off management approach my client is looking for someone to use their knowledge and innovation to help create new products to introduce into the speciality food ingredient market.

Offering training and support this role is an ideal first step into new product development, for the candidate with the right attitude and understanding of the chemical composition of food.

Those with experience in product development will be at an advantage.

Based in West Yorkshire this role offers a strong employment package and a product performance based bonus.

Contact Tom now for a free confidential discussion on 01279 657 716 or tom@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8597

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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Instrument sales - Germany - to €60K (€80K OTE)

Would you like to sell into an extremely lucrative territory, which still has significant room for growth?

If you enjoy the challenge on developing business in a new market, exceed your sales targets and would like potential for a sales manager role if you are successful in this role, then this is the role for you! This is a well respected company which has developed a novel technology. They have no direct competitors so they have a lot of interest from customers, making this an excellent opportunity to increase sales and achieve bonuses. They are increasing the size of their direct sales teams throughout Europe and with continued success sales manager roles will later become available.

The successful candidate will speak German and English fluently and will be based in Germany. You will have a proven track record of sales success, within the life science instrument market, ideally to the pharmaceutical industry as this is where the company is focussing on increasing it's market share. The company is looking for a sales person who can hit the ground running and boost sales in Germany, a market with huge potential for growth.

The company offers a competitive salary and benefits and you will be rewarded for every sale; the bonus is uncapped.

For more information about this exciting opportunity, please call Caroline Searby on 01279 657716 or email caroline@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8596

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Sales & Technical Support Engineer - Pumps - South East UK - to £25K (£30K OTE)

This is a great opportunity for an engineer who is looking for their first commercial role as a small yet growing manufacturer of pumps is keen to recruit a Sales & Technical Support Engineer. The company is privately owned and has grown by over 20% every year to date and due to this they are investing in their business and are keen to add to the team.
The position will be varied and will include producing quotations and specifications from engineering drawings, provide technical support to customers, consulting engineers and architects. You will also compile technical documentation including operating and maintenance manuals. Incoming sales queries will be passed to you and you will be responsible for arousing interest amongst existing customers, in new products as they are launched. Due to the size of the company you will be involved in all areas of the company and encouraged to voice your opinions and ideas that you feel will improve the business. As you grow in confidence and ability greater responsibility will be given and a number of opportunities will be available to you.

The successful candidate will be a graduate engineer or have practical engineering experience; knowledge of CAD would be desirable but is not essential. Excellent communication skills and a genuine desire to be part of a growing company is essential! Contact us soon to find out more about this exciting opportunity.

Job Ref: 8595

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Account Manager - Genomic Research - Scotland / North West - to £40K (£78K OTE)

A leading manufacturer of genomic research products focused on the research and clinical arena is expanding its commercial team within the UK and due to an internal promotion is now keen to recruit an Account Manager!

This role will involve managing a number of well established accounts in the M62, Newcastle, Scotland and Ireland region. You will be expected to develop new business and expand business within established accounts. Core customers include academic centres, and biotechnology and cytogenetic research facilities in the region. Sales responsibility will be in excess of $4M.

The successful candidate will be a life science graduate with a good understanding of genomic research techniques and previous life science sales experience. Those that have experience of selling to cytogenetic facilities and/or academic centres will be of particular interest. Excellent sales skills and a hunger to suceed and grow business are essential as the company is keen to re-assert its dominance in its field. This is a wonderful opportunity to join a highly respected company that is a real innovator! Several new products have been launched recently and more will be coming to market shortly. Financially the company is offering a tremedous package which includes an uncapped commission scheme that has no threshold. You will earn commission from pound one of sales! Contact us soon to find out more in confidence.

Job Ref: 8593

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Sales Manager - Industrial Bioscience Chemicals - Northern Europe - to €70K (€87K OTE)

This company is an international bioscience chemicals manufacturer with one of the best reputations in the market. A constant programme of research and innovation keeps their portfolio at the forefront of the market and sets the standard for others to follow. The culture of the company is supportive and truly international in outlook.
The role on offer is a European Sales Manager position focusing on Northern Europe and other European territories (to be confirmed). This includes the sales of bulk scale biochemical products across the region, managing existing accounts and a strong emphasis on new business development within current and new prospective customers. The role is about growing the territory and you will be given support and a great portfolio of products.
The products apply to a number of target sectors including personal care (speciality materials), textile processing, fermentation applications and other industrial applications. Full training will be offered to give you the confidence to offer solutions to the market.
A primary focus will be on the Scandinavian region; however other areas of Europe such as the Benelux or even wider territories could be included. Travel will be approximately 50% of your time.
This is not a commodity item sale! The role requires the ability to understand the needs of the various market sectors and create and deliver a solution to the customer based on technical or commercial requirements. This rare role combines technical and commercial skills with a leading manufacturer.
The job can be home based and the ideal location is Scandinavia, with the Benelux or possibly the UK a potential base. A scientific degree (ideally chemical or bioscience related) and significant sales experience is required. A big advantage would be prior knowledge of the personal care or textiles processing industries; however this is not essential. An ability to create new business and engage new customers is key element.
For a confidential discussion and more information please contact Jonathan Pearse on 01279 657716 or email jon@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8592

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Friday, February 17, 2012

Regional Technical Manager - Europe - Animal Feed Additives - Western Europe - to €60K (€75K OTE)

A major international organisation in the animal nutrition sector is expanding and looking for a Regional Technical Manager. The company has offices across Western Europe and is recognised to be the leader in its market sector. Having invested heavily in R&D the company's product portfolio is expanding and new innovations are in the pipeline.
Could you help to support the technical sales process and assist customers with choosing the best solutions for their needs?

The role can be based from most Western or Eastern European locations, and you will support direct and distributor-led sales from a technical view point. You will provide technical input regarding the company s range of enzyme-based feed additives and other technologies. Specifically you will need expertise in the pig/poultry feed sector. The role will involve approximately 50% travel across the region and you will support the local country business managers and distribution networks.
Your technical advice will help deliver the solutions to the customers' needs and is a vital part of the sales process.
To be right for this role you will need a good technical knowledge of pig or poultry nutrition, including the role of enzyme based additives. You should be willing to travel across Europe approximately 50% of your time and ideally have some existing commercial experience; this could be from a similar role or from a technical support role looking to move up into a field based commercial role.
Two roles are available:
1) Fluency in English is required, and another European language would be an advantage.
2) Fluency in English with Russian
Please contact Jonathan Pearse on 0044 1279 657716 or email jon@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8588

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Junior Account Executive - UK - to £24K

A unique opportunity has become available within a global, international PR and communications consultancy dedicated to the life science industry.

Due to continued commercial success they are expanding their operations and are keen to recruit a Junior Account Executive, this is an opportunity to take your first step into the world of marketing, communications and PR dedicated to the life science market. You will join a global team of over 300 people and be based from their central London offices where you will support experienced colleagues in supporting existing clients by researching editorial calendars, developing your knowledge of key publications that are relevant to specific clients to support creative PR plans. You will build relationships with journalists to ensure you are up to date on scheduled topics, editorial opportunities and competitor activity. As you gain in experience and confidence you will be encouraged to take on more responsability and become involved in writing press releases and other marketing material as directed by the client.

We are keen to speak to life science graduates who have strong organisational skills, excellent verbal and written communications are essential along with the ability to work to deadlines in a pressurised environment. Any previous exposure to marketing or PR would be ideal however this is not essential. Contact us soon to find out more about this exciting opportunity to forge a long term career in the world of life science marketing.

Job Ref: 8587

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

Are you looking for a challenging new chemical sales opportunity? My client is a major chemicals manufacturer owned by a large international organisation. They are financially stable and able to offer you full support as you will be selling into a wide range of industries which will enable you to build and maintain the broad customer base.
The company is growing and investing £multi-millions to maintain its competitive edge.

You will be visiting and managing key and new accounts so it is expected you will be on the road three to four days per week. The territory covered is the UK and possibly Ireland. A mix of technical and straight commercial sales is expected as the product range includes commodity ranges through to higher margin speciality products.

The ideal candidate will have chemical sales experience and be educated to degree level in chemistry or equivalent. If you have a chemical degree and relevant sales experience or a good knowledge of the chemical industry and are looking to step up to sales you are also encouraged to get in touch as the client is open to a variety of possible backgrounds. Please call Jonathan Pearse on 01279 657716 or email me on Jon@seltekconsultants.co.uk.

Job Ref: 8586

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Sales Manager MEA - Animal Nutrition - Western Europe - to €70K (€100K OTE)

If you have a background in Animal Nutrition or Veterinary Science we have a fantastic opportunity for you to join a major international nutrition and health organisation.

Due to significant global growth they are looking for a Middle East and Africa Sales Manager to support key sales and distribution networks across MEA.

Your technical understanding is an essential aspect to providing solutions to the customers' requirements and ensuring the sales process. This role will allow a candidate with existing commercial experience to be involved with strategic and operational decisions affecting the MEA territory.
The role will be based in Belgium but experience of the MEA region and a good understanding of the cultural differences between Western and Middle Eastern business cultures are highly desirable.

Fluency in English is required; candidates with any additional language skills will be at an advantage.

Offering a fantastic employment package with car, pension, healthcare and great career prospects, this is a great chance for a focused candidate with a suitable background to excel in this international company that prides itself on its professional and results orientated atmosphere.

Job Ref: 8585

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Product Development Lead - Animal Nutrition - Western Europe - to €65K (€75K OTE)

The Company:

A true market leader with an international outlook and a great reputation for innovation. The company is employee focussed and creates an exciting working culture and prospect for further career development.



Role Outline:

Lead a group of scientists responsible for overseeing the Development phase of the Animal Nutrition new product development process

Be a key member of the project teams responsible for product development - comprising Research, Technical Services, Regulatory, Intellectual Property and Product Management teams

Liaise and network with leading contract research organisations globally to deliver high quality data on time and to budget

Develop and maintain a high scientific profile to support the clients healthy nutrition solutions for the animal feed industry



Key responsibilities:

Line management responsibilities for four people in the Animal Nutrition Development team

Budgetary responsibility for all Development research

Planning and execution of research trials with leading contract research organisations globally, to meet agreed timescales and budgets

Liaise with Product Management, Technical Services, Regulatory and Intellectual Property teams to ensure maximum value capture from new product and service solutions

Produce internal summary reports to target deadlines to speed effective decision-making within the new product development process

Produce scientific papers and present at scientific conferences to support our clients Animal Nutrition s profile in supplying healthy nutrition solutions to the animal feed industry


For this role you will need:

MSc or, preferably, PhD in animal science or a related discipline
Good understanding of the animal feed industry through several years of commercial experience
Good scientific, animal nutrition and microbial knowledge at Research, Development and applied levels is desirable
Ability to think strategically and make a significant contribution to the sustainable profit development of the business
Able to fully utilise Information Technology with extensive experience in the design and statistical analysis of trials
Leadership and people management skills
Multilingual skills an advantage

Job Ref: 8583

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Thursday, February 16, 2012

Sales Account Managers - Molecular Biology - UK - to £45K (£60K OTE)

Have you been successful in a sales role but found there is no room for you to progress your career in your current company?

Do you want to work for a stable but growing company with opportunities for career progression? If so, this is the role for you! This American life science company is expanding its team in Europe due to excellent sales growth, with 60% growth in the UK during 2011. They now have plans to almost double their global team during this year. They will continue to grow their European sales team over the next two years and offer excellent opportunities to grow within the company, moving into different roles or into management.

This role will be home based covering the UK and Scandinavia. You will be supported initially in maintaining current sales and will develop business further.

They are looking for someone with a life science degree and some experience working in a laboratory using molecular biology techniques. A proven track record of success in sales, particularly selling services is required. This role is home based so they are looking for a self-motivated, outgoing person who can keep themselves motivated to work independently and achieve their sales targets.

For more information about this exciting opportunity, please call Caroline Searby on 01279 657716 or email caroline@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8584

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Customer Service Representative - Diagnostics - Germany - to €40K

This growing molecular diagnostic company has entered a new phase of expansion, and is looking to develop a strong presence in Germany. The products which have previously been sold through distributors are now sold direct, and the company is looking to recruit a Customer Service Representative to support the German team. This company has grown rapidly within the last year, and are forecasting further growth over the next 12 months. It's a varied role with responsibility for a range of activities including order processing/customer service, sales support, accounts, equipment and office management as well as supporting the customer service representatives . The ideal candidate will have experience in a fast paced customer service role, preferably in the medical diagnostics or healthcare industry. If you do not have experience working in the diagnostics or healthcare industry, you must be educated in a scientific discipline. Please email Kristina at Kristina@seltekconsultants.co.uk for more information

Job Ref: 8582

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Field Service Engineer - Diagnostic Equipment - France - to €40K

This growing molecular diagnostic company has entered a new phase of growth throughout Europe. The company already has a strong presence in France, and is continuing to grow rapidly. They are looking to recruit a Field Service Engineer to support customers in France
This company has grown rapidly within the last year, and is forecasting further growth over the next 12 months. You will be responsible for all field service activities throughout France, including installation, training and servicing
You will have the opportunity to work independently and have the autonomy to grow and develop within the role.
You will need to show proven success as a field service engineer with significant experience in diagnostics/healthcare.
Please email Kristina Southcott - Kristina@seltekconsultants.co.uk for more information.

Job Ref: 8581

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Field Service Engineer - Diagnostic Equipment - Germany - to €55K

This growing molecular diagnostic company has entered a new phase of expansion, and is looking to develop a strong presence in Germany. The products which have previously been sold through distributors are now sold direct, and the company is looking to recruit a Field Service Engineer to support customers in Germany
This company has grown rapidly within the last year, and is forecasting further growth over the next 12 months. You will be responsible for all field service activities throughout Germany, including installation, training and servicing
You will have the opportunity to work independently and have the autonomy to grow and develop within the role.
You will need to show proven success as a field service engineer with significant experience in diagnostics/healthcare.
Please email Kristina Southcott - Kristina@seltekconsultants.co.uk for more information.

Job Ref: 8580

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Monday, February 13, 2012

Sales Manager - Microscopy - Germany - to €60K (€80K OTE)

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join one of the leaders in the nanotechnology industry! This innovative company is looking to recruit a Sales Manager to cover the German Territory. This is a fantastic opportunity build a career in a leading organisation.
The company offers a wide range of instruments and associated consumables and services. You will be responsible for the instrumentation side of the business. You will be given a lot of autonomy to grow and develop within the role. You will need to be a self-starter and have the personality and attitude to succeed in a sales role.

You will be responsible for handling customer requests, generating and executing sales plans and maintaining accurate forecasting practices. You will also have some product development involvement, initiating promotional activities and working with the factories to introduce new products

You will need to have some knowledge of atomic force microscopy from your BSc or MSc. A fluency in German and sales experience within the industry is essential.

You will need excellent communication skills, commercial acumen and a strong sales background.

If you are interested in finding out more information about this exciting opportunity please contact Kristina Southcott on kristina@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8579

Friday, February 10, 2012

Technical Sales Manager - Belgium - to €65K

If you have a background in animal nutrition or agriculture we have a fantastic opportunity for you to join a major international nutrition and health organisation.

Due to significant global growth they are looking for a Technical Sales Manager to support key accounts in Belgium and North West Europe.

Your technical understanding will contribute to the solutions to the customers' requirements and is a vital part of the sales process. This role will allow a candidate with existing commercial experience to be involved with strategic and operational decisions affecting both the territory and northern Europe.
The role will be based in Belgium so fluency in Dutch and English is required; candidates with any additional language skills will be at an advantage.

Offering a fantastic employment package with car, pension, healthcare and great career prospects, this is a great chance for a focused candidate with a suitable background to excel in this international company that prides itself on its informal but professional atmosphere.

Job Ref: 8577

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Monday, February 06, 2012

Marketing Manager - Diagnostics - Germany

This growing molecular diagnostic company has entered a new phase of expansion, and is looking to develop a strong presence in Germany. The products which have previously been sold through distributors are now sold direct, and the company is looking to recruit a Marketing Manager to support the sales channels in Germany, establish relationships with Key Opinion Leaders and drive promotional and marketing activities.
This company has grown rapidly within the last year, and is forecasting further growth over the next 12 months. You will be responsible for all marketing activities throughout Germany, including preparing and implementing the marketing plan, developing key messages, value propositions, marketing programmes, and sales tools for associated products as well as training the sales force on optimal usage of marketing and sales tools.
You will have the opportunity to work independently and have the autonomy to grow and develop within the role.
You will need to show proven success in product management/marketing with significant experience in diagnostics/healthcare.
Please email Kristina Southcott - Kristina@seltekconsultants.co.uk for more information.

Job Ref: 8574

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Sales Executive - Chemicals - UK - to £30K (£31K OTE)

A European market leader in the production of specific polymer intermediates and specialties is expanding its commercial team within the UK and is keen to recruit a dedicated Sales Executive. The company is focused on strengthening its UK presence and this exciting new position is key to the company s growth plans.
The group's activities include research, development, production, marketing and sales of organic anhydrides (phthalic, maleic and its derivatives , catalysts and trimellitic), derivatives (plasticizers, resins and compounds) and special esters. Group sales are in excess of Euros 500 million.

The role will involve building relationships with existing and prospective customers to sell the features and benefits of the company s product lines. You will be responsible for planning and executing sales activities and using market intelligence to develop new and existing business. You will also budget and forecast volumes, values and margins, and ensure that quotations to customers meet the customers and the company s needs. You will inherit existing warm accounts and have the time and support to develop the territory. The territory covers the North of the UK and Scotland or Midlands/South depending on your location. You will need to live within a commutable distance of the Derbyshire offices.

You will need a science degree ideally with some sales experience. Experience in chemical sales is not required, however this would be an advantage. This is your chance to break into the chemicals industry and full training will be given. This is a rare opportunity and trainees will also be considered for the role.
The company offers a competitive remuneration package including bonus, company car, healthcare, pension, mobile phone and laptop.

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

Job Ref: 8572

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Friday, February 03, 2012

In Vitro Diagnostics Scientist - South East UK - to £33K

We have a fantastic opportunity for someone to lead the product development for the In vitro diagnostic kits for a well renowned Blue Chip healthcare company.

The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of IVD assay and platform technologies, with technical expertise in key disciplines of IVD product development to work with cross-functional teams on technology assessment and provide decision-making inputs.

Based in the south of the UK this role is ideal for someone with experience of completing the development cycles from the concept stage through analytical and clinical validations and regulatory submissions (PMA or 510k).

Any experience with the commercialisation of FDA-regulated IVD products is highly desirable.

In return for your expertise and experience you will be given a generous employment package and benefits and the opportunity to join this world renown

Contact Tom now for a free confidential discussion on 01279 657 716 or tom@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8571

Field Service Engineer - Germany - Transmission Electron Microscopes - to €55K

We are looking for a great all round candidate with an electronics or physics degree or with compensating industry experience for a fantastic opportunity in the life science industry.

This position will specialise in the installation and service of transmission electron microscopes in universities, biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, in locations across Germany and Eastern Europe.

This is a great opportunity to join a globally recognised company which will provide support and give you career development.

Based in Munich this role will require travel to sites in Germany and neighbouring countries.

The ideal candidate will be a TEM electromechanical engineer with at least 12 months of field service experience. However those with experience of life science instruments will be at an advantage and any knowledge of transmission electron microscopy would be of high interest.

Contact Tom now for a free confidential discussion on 01279 657 716 or email tom@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8570

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Thursday, February 02, 2012

Service Manager - Germany - Research Instruments - to €85K (€100K OTE)

An expanding manufacturer of research instruments is growing in Europe and needs to strengthen its service leadership team in Germany and is now keen to recruit a Service Manager to lead and support a team of field service engineers across Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

The role will involve supporting the team from a leadership perspective and ensuring best use of resources in the region. You will also represent the service function in European management meetings and ensure that the expected level of customer support is achieved and that additional resources are added when needed.

The successful candidate will have a track record of leading and managing a team of field based service engineers in Germany, those with experience of the life science research arena will be of particular interest. This is a wonderful opportunity to join a growing company who can offer long term career growth potential, contact us in confidence.

Job Ref: 8569

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Distribution and Sales Manager - Refractive Implants - Western Europe - to €70K (€100K OTE))

A market leader in ophthalmic products is looking to recruit a Distribution and Sales Manager to cover the European territory. You will need to be based in Switzerland, Germany, France or Belgium.
This is a global company which is rapidly expanding throughout Europe, this is an exciting time to join the team! You will be responsible for managing the activity of the distributors by ensuring they are fully product trained and hitting the set targets for sales growth. You will also work alongside the key opinion leaders to increase brand awareness and further develop the IOLs within the marketplace. You will be fully responsible for the product training of the distributers as well as ensuring the customer is fully trained and aware of the applications of the product.
You will need to have a good technical understanding of the field of ophthalmics. Existing commercial experience within the ophthalmic sector is desirable but this is not essential.
In return, you will be offered a competitive remuneration package and the opportunity to work within a global, expanding, ophthalmic market leader!
For more information, please contact Kristina Southcott on Kristina@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8568

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Marketing Associate - South West UK - to £30K

Would you like to work in a small team where you will be able to gain more and broader experience than just the marketing which the job title suggests?

As well as working on newsletters, flyers and the website in this new role, you will have the opportunity to get involved in sales activities and go out to conferences and on some customer visits. The company is owned by a large pharmaceutical company but has a small team in Europe, which is doing well so that this role has opened due to the expansion of the team.

This company is looking for a driven, enthusiastic personality with some marketing experience in the life science industry with a relevant degree. As they are growing in Europe, fluency in German would be preferable. Some experience of editing or designing websites would also be very beneficial for this role.

For more information about this exciting opportunity, please call Caroline Searby on 01279 657716 or email caroline@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8566

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Field Application Scientist - Germany - Biochemistry - to €60K

One of the global market leaders in proteomic research instrumentation are looking to recruit a Field Application Scientist to join their team in Germany.
You will be involved in supporting Account Managers to sell products through joint sales calls, lead follow up, on site seminars, regional seminars, trade shows and user meetings as well as supporting customers to adopt the products through demonstration and sample work up in customer laboratories.
This is a highly technical role, so you will require a strong biochemistry background. (PHD preferred). Existing experience in a similar role will be an advantage, but not essential
This company is rapidly growing, so will offer you good development and growth prospects. The products are novel and are quickly overtaking competitors to become market leader.
For more information, please email Kristina@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8529

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Wednesday, February 01, 2012

Food Ingredients - Trainee - Business Development Executive - to £30K

We are looking for a great all round candidate with a Food Science or Food Technology degree, or someone with compensating industry experience, for a fantastic opportunity in the food ingredients industry.

Our client, backed by a major German food manufacturing company, is looking to grow the UK market by introducing a major yeast extract product to the food ingredients sector.

This trainee position comes with a car, a very attractive employment package and great opportunities for growth and development within the food ingredients industry.

This role focuses upon the development of new business partnerships and with a generous starting salary without the pressure of sales targets, this role is perfect for someone looking for their first step to move into the food ingredients sector in the UK.

Based in London, this role will require travel across the UK.

In return for your understanding of food science you will be offered a generous salary, company car, mobile phone and laptop and the chance to grow a strong network with some high profile clients in the food and beverage industry.

This role is required to start immediately, so what are you waiting for?

Contact Tom now for a free confidential discussion on 01279 657 716 or email tom@seltekconsultants.co.uk

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