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Wednesday, June 27, 2012

European Sales Manager - South Europe - to €75K (€90K OTE)

A highly innovative life science company is searching for a European Sales Manager to work on a 9-12 month fixed term contract.

The role will involve the daily leadership and support of a sales team across the UK, Benelux, Scandinavia, France and Spanish region.  The teams are in place and performing well, but regular travel within the region to offer senior sales support will be necessary.  Analysis of sales activity, key opinion leader work and forecasting quarterly sales activity and reporting this to the European leadership team will all be part of the role.

The successful candidate will be living in France or Belgium, be a life science graduate and have a strong track record of success in a sales leadership function.  Those with an understanding of molecular biology research would be of high interest.  This role will be for a 9-12 month fixed term contract in the first instance.  To discuss this opportunity in greater detail contact Scott in confidence.

Job Ref: 8767


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GCP Quality Assurance Officer - South East UK - to £25K

An exciting pharmaceuticals company in Cambridge is looking to bring a Quality Assurance Officer into the company quality assurance team.
The company is currently involved in some interesting research into alternative therapies for unmet medical needs and as such requires and enthusiastic and dedicated individual to support the 2012 audits.  You will be reporting directly into the clinical QA manager in this interactive role and as such you will need to be familiar with working in a multi discipline and busy team.
Following an impressive training programme, you will be responsible for the following:
· Full administration of audit related activities including scheduling and organising of audits, maintaining the corrective and preventative actions database, and archiving relevant documents
· Supporting regulatory inspections
· Supporting QA related training and reference material activities
· Managing key aspects of SOP administration for the site
In order to be considered for this role you must be able to demonstrate the following:
· Experience in Quality Assurance
· Excellent organisational and time management skills
· Strong oral and written communication skills


This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to make their first move into a role within quality assurance following previous experience in pharmaceuticals. Alternatively, exceptional recent graduates will also be considered.

For a confidential discussion about this role contact Emma on 01279 657716 or emma@seltekconsultant.co.uk

Job Ref: 8766



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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Medical Software Engineer - South East UK - to £40K (£48K OTE)

Do you have experience developing Windows based applications? Are you looking to join innovative company where you will gain exposure to a range of high-tech sectors?

If so we have a fantastic opportunity for you.

We are looking for an experienced Medical Software Engineer for a leading design and development consultancy firm.

Your experience and knowledge of developing windows based applications using Microsoft Visual Studio, .NET and WPF will be used to help define client projects and relationships.

You will have a degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent experience, but it will be your initiative to problem solve by working alone and as part of a team that will set you apart from others.

Any candidates with a proven track record in developing medical or scientific applications are invited to apply. Those with knowledge of the full software development life-cycle should get in contact.

You will be a member of, and supported by, a team of highly technical and dedicated product developers that will deliver quality products to the high-end medical and scientific industries.

This role provides you with exposure to a variety of industries that allows you to focus and specialise in.

In return for your skills and experience you will be offered a competitive salary and bonus scheme with a range of extra benefits.

Contact Tom now for a free confidential discussion on 01279 657716 or tom@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8765



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Friday, June 22, 2012

Quality Manager - Environmental Testing - UK - to £30K

Are you experienced in the implementation of ISO 17025? If so, a leading environmental testing facility in Hertfordshire is looking for an experienced Quality Manager to join their team.   With clients based all over the world this organisation provides specialist contract analysis to service and industrial companies, predominantly in monitoring chemical contamination in water. As part of a much larger organisation you will have the opportunity to broaden you industry knowledge as well as the potential to travel.  The purpose of this role is to ensure the laboratory is compliant with UKAS/ISO/MCERTs at all times, including the implementation of the laboratory quality system.  Your key accountabilities will include:
-Be the subject matter expert for all ISO 17025 and UKAS related queries
-Maintain the quality management system
-Ensure all equipment and instrumentation is serviced and calibrated in accordance with the relevant certification
-Be a point of contact for external clients regarding sample progression
-Provide assistance and training to junior members of the team on quality issues
In order to be considered for this role, you will need to demonstrate a strong background in quality and be of graduate calibre.  Please note that unless you satisfy the following, you will NOT be considered for this post:
1) Experienced in ISO 17025
2) Previous quality manager experience
3) From an environmental background
This is a great opportunity to join a large organisation that offers support, development and an excellent benefits package.  For a free and confidential discussion about this role, please contact Emma on emma@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8762



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Thursday, June 21, 2012

European Sales Manager - Fixed Term Contract - UK\France\Benelux - to £65K (£75K OTE)

A highly innovative life science company are searching for a European Sales Manager to work on a 9-12 month fixed term contract basis.

The role will involve the daily leadership and support of a sales team across the UK, Benelux, Scandics, France and Spanish region.  The teams are in place and performing well, regular travel within the region to offer senior sales support will be necesary, analysis of sales activity, key opinion leader work and forecasting quarterly sales activity and reporting this to the European leadership team will all be part of the role.

The successful candidate will be a life science graduate with a strong track record of success in a sales leadership function, those with an understanding of the molecular biology research would be of high interest.  This role will be for a 9-12 month fixed term contract in the first instance, to discuss this opportunity in greater detail contact Scott in confidence.

Job Ref: 8761


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Product Developer - Applied Sciences - UK - to £45K

A well established market leader in the scientific product design and development industry is looking for Physicists and Engineers to join their leading applied science division.

We are looking to speak to people who have a great understanding of one of the following; Piezoelectronic devices, mechanical or electrical engineering, or experience in the development of optical based scientific devices.

Talented researchers from leading UK institutions are invited to apply.

We have a range of opportunities within this highly technical product development team, from scientist to design to engineer based roles.

Anyone who feels they are at the cutting edge of their scientific field is encouraged to get in contact for a free confidential discussion with Tom on 01279 657 716 or tom@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8760



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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Inside Technical Engineer - South France - Molecular Diagnostics - to €36K (€40K OTE)

This rapidly growing molecular diagnostics company is looking for a French speaking service engineer to be based in their offices in the South of France.

This company has grown rapidly within the last year, and is forecasting further growth over the next 12 months.
You will assess incoming requests from end-users and distributors across Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia and provide technical support for the products to customers and the field sales team.

This is a new position within the company and they are looking for someone with an engineering / electronics / automation background to join their team in France. Strong communication skills are essential, along with a sound understanding of electronics. Fluency in English is essential with a good level of French.

For more information, please email Kristina Southcott on Kristina@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8759



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Marketing Manager - Europe - Molecular Biology - to £50K (£70K OTE)

A highly innovative life science company that has shown tremendous sales growth across Europe over the last 5 years is expanding its marketing team and is now keen to recruit a Marketing Manager in Europe.

The role will involve positioning the products and services the company offer, you will be very commercially focused and spend at least 50% of your time at seminars, trade shows and engaging with key opinion leaders to drive excitment and market understanding of the companies products and services thereby supporting the European sales team.  You will analyse sales activity by region and present this information to management, train sales teams and complete product launches.  This will be a varied role where you will act as a fulcrum point between sales, marketing, marcomms, applications and product development!

The successful candidate will be a graduate with research experience or a PhD level scientist in molecular biology with previous experience in a product management or marketing management role within the life science sector.  This is an outstanding opportunity to join a globally recognised leader in their chosen field, contact us in confidence soon.

Job Ref: 8758


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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Immunology/Haematology Account Manager - 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.

The company is looking for a Technical Sales Representative to maintain a key territory covering Southampton, Bristol, Bath, M4 Corridor, Cardiff and Surrey. 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 hands on experience in the laboratory, working on cell separation and Immunology/haematology techniques. The successful candidate will be a well organised individual, with good interpersonal skills and some commercial flair. Previous sales 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 this research area.
For more information, please contact Kristina on kristina@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8757



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Marketing Coordinator Europe - South East UK - to £35K

A leading life science company is expanding its marcomms team in Europe and is now keen to recruit a Marketing Coordinator to support a team of product managers across Europe with their marcomms activity.

The role will involve executing and analysing marketing communications activities for Europe via both print and electronic media, you will monitor, summarise and report on all marcomms activity in the region and assess effectiveness and impact.

The successful candidate will be a graduate in either a life science subject or marketing with experience in a marcomms position.  Excellent communication skills and a thorough understanding of all aspects of marketing communications is essential.  A motivated creative thinker is needed to join this globally recognised leader who can provide on going training and support along with further career opportunities.

Job Ref: 8756


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Monday, June 18, 2012

Biomedical Scientist - to £40K

 Are you a senior Biomedical Scientist (previously known as BMS grade II) with experience in a medical devices or biopharmaceutical company?
I am looking for a highly motivated histology and immunohistochemistry experienced scientist to join a new company based in Cambridgeshire to support the implementation of prototype level product development (including all associated activities) predominantly in oncology.
Therefore, you will be proficient in the use of immunohistochemical techniques, in situ hybridisation, automated platforms and digital pathology systems in addition to tissue processing, TMA production, embedding and cutting.
 To be successful in this role, you will need to be HPC registered.

As you will be part of a fast paced, multidisciplinary and dynamic environment, you will need to have excellent time management skills, ability to work to tight deadlines, and an acute attention to detail.

The company offers a competitive salary and benefits package and great opportunities within in a fast growing company.

Please note that you must be eligible to work in the UK as sponsorship is not offered with this position.

Job Ref: 8749



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Friday, June 15, 2012

Field Service Engineer - South East UK - to £35K (£38K OTE)

Are you looking for your next role as a field service engineer?

We are currently working with a leading manufacturer which sells a range of instruments. This company has an established international brand. This role will be providing service support on the full instrument range both in- house and at customer sites. The service support will be mechanical, electronic engineering and software related.

This company is looking for people with experience as field service engineer and mechanical or electronic engineering qualifications plus experience with software. Full technical training will be provided.
For more information about this exciting opportunity, please call Caroline Searby on 01279 657716 or email caroline@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8755



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Distribution Manager EMEA - Molecular Biology - to £45K (£80K OTE)

A globally recognised life science company who are considered to be leaders in their chosen field are expanding their operations in Europe and have an opportunity for a Distribution Manager to join their team in Europe.

The role will involve managing, supporting and further developing distribution channels across the EMEA region for a range of molecular biology and PCR based products and services that the company manufacture and offer to the research market.  The role will require regular travel throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa and can be based from anywhere within Europe.

The successful candidate will be a life science graduate or PhD with a good understanding of molecular biology research techniques and have previous distributor management experience, those in a sales management position or product management position use to driving sales through others should still contact us.  This is an exceptional opportunity within a highly innovative company who can offer long term career opportunities, call Scott in confidence to discuss this in detail.

Job Ref: 8754


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Account Manager - Netherlands - to €54K (€63K OTE)

This small, rapidly growing company is looking to recruit an experienced sales person to join their team in the Netherlands.

You will be responsible for promoting sales of the product portfolios, attaining and/or exceeding territory budgetary goals through sales success across key product areas.
The company is a small organisation with around 40 employees across Europe. They pride themselves in their fun, open working culture and provide excellent training programs.
You will be selling high-end capital equipment as well as some reagents and consumables.

You will need to be educated to at least BSc or PhD level in a life science discipline with some proven sales experience. Excellent knowledge of Dutch and English is essential.
For more information, please contact Kristina Southcott on Kristina@Seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8753



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Thursday, June 14, 2012

Key Account Manager - South West - to £35K (£42K OTE)

Do you have the skills to contribute to the continued success of an established quality brand?
If so, this role is for you! We are currently working with a leading antibody and instrument manufacturer. This company is well regarded in the industry for the quality of their products which are used for diagnostic purposes. This position is well supported by application specialists and field service engineers, enabling you to get on and sell. We are looking for a talented sales specialist who can develop both instrument and antibody sales.  You will be selling predominantly to clinical diagnostic laboratories as well as to research.
This company is looking for someone with laboratory experience, ideally for antibody applications such as immunohistochemistry,  or FISH, and a proven track record of success in sales. You will be driven, independent and use your initiative to exceed targets. You will need to be able to build strong relationships, maintain consumable sales and also build instrument sales.
For more information about this exciting opportunity, please call Caroline Searby on 01279 657716 or email caroline@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8752



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Sales Specialist - London - South East UK - to £35K (£45K OTE)

Would you like a good level of autonomy to achieve success with the security of an established company?

If you would like to hit the ground running and work independently, then this is the role for you as you will have a good level of autonomy. This exciting new opportunity is for an experienced life science sales person in London. You will be selling a premium range of instrumentation into academic, biotech, pharma and hospital labs.

The successful candidate will have consumables or equipment sales experience in the life science sector. You should have excellent communication and relationship building skills and the ability to develop new business in addition to handling existing customer accounts.

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.

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

Job Ref: 8751



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Product Manager - Personal Care - UK - to £40K (£42K OTE)

Would you be excited by the prospect of launching a newly created personal care division within a well-respected, profitable and long-established speciality chemicals company?
The company is highly successful and has doubled its turnover in recent years. It has a strong market presence  in a number of specialty divisions including flavour/fragrance, nutrition and other industrial sectors.

The role will involve taking our client's established product ranges into the personal care sector and developing business both within sales accounts and via supplier development. The role will involve travel across the UK, Ireland and Europe and is office based (in the Oxfordshire area) when not travelling. If you have sales experience in the personal care sector and like the idea of creating and running your own division then this rare role is for you. You will have the freedom to develop the market and help define the company strategy in this area.
For this opportunity you will need sales experience within the personal care sector and the willingness to develop a new market sector.
Ideally you will have a chemistry degree or similar although this is not essential.
For a confidential discussion please call Jonathan Pearse on 01279 657716 or email jon@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8750



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Wednesday, June 13, 2012

UK Territory Manager - South of England - Medical Devices - to £40K (£70K OTE)

We have a fantastic opportunity with an innovative medical device company. Having experienced significant growth across their global markets, they are looking to expand the team with a UK based Southern Sales Person.

With significant earnings potential this role will focus on developing the sales of high-end capital equipment into secondary care institutions across the south of the UK.

The company is focused on delivering results for its customers and this role offers you a generous bonus scheme and the after sales support required to maintain the company s reputation as a market leader.

If you have experience or knowledge of sales in a hospital environment please contact me for a confidential discussion.

This role is a fantastic opportunity for you if you have the ability to identify and win new business and offers tremendous uncapped earnings potential.

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

Job Ref: 8748



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Scientific Software Developer - Cambridge - 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. Your main role will be to help improve the online presence and assist the 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 development. 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 for more information.

Job Ref: 8746



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Business Manager - Feed additives - Poland - to €55K (€68K OTE)

The company is a world leading animal nutrition additives business with a global reputation for innovation and quality.   With offices across Europe and a network of professionals in key commercial functions you will be fully supported in the role with outstanding career prospects for high achievers.
The role is to take control of the Polish market for a range of existing and new animal nutrition additives, and to manage the sales growth both directly and via distribution.  The role is fully supported but you will have a senior level of autonomy and decision-making responsibility.  The role will include regional strategy input as well as implementing global deals and managing the key commercial accounts.
Travel across the territory will be approximately 40% and will include occasional international travel. A technical understanding of animal nutrition is required however there is specific technical support available to support the sales process.
To be successful in the role you will need a significant level of commercial sales experience in the Polish animal nutrition market  at a senior level.   A relevant technical understanding of feed additives is required, ideally within the monogastric species group.
For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity and the career prospects please call Jonathan Pearse on  +44 1279 657716.  Or email jon@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8744



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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Sales - Fine & Speciality Chemicals - UK - to £33K (£34K OTE)

A European market leader in the production of specific polymer intermediates and specialities 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.

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: 8745



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Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Trainee Sales Engineer - Microscopy Software - France or Benelux - to €40K (€60K OTE)

A well established and highly regarded innovator within the life science field is looking to recruit a Sales Engineer to cover France, Benelux and Switzerland and manage and develop sales within this region.  The company has developed 3D and 4D imaging software to assist confocal microscopists analyse the data that they are producing.

This company has a strong presence in the market and has been established for over two decades. Growing over 40% last year - the company is continuing to expand - so the opportunities at this company are fantastic!

The role is open due to promotion. The territory is very well managed and you will have the support of the previous territory manager to ease you into the role.

The successful candidate will be a PhD in a biomedical sciences subject and have hands-on experience with confocal microscopy and excellent bioinformatics experience. You can be based anywhere in France, Benelux or in Geneva

This is a rare opportunity to join a growing company which offers tremendous earning potential with a very generous uncapped commission scheme.

For more information or to apply - please email Kristina Southcott on kristina@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8743



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Internal Technical Support Specialist - Molecular - Germany - to €39K (€42K OTE)

This rapidly growing molecular diagnostics company is looking for a German Technical Support Representative to be based in their offices in the Germany.
This company has grown rapidly within the last year, and is forecasting further growth over the next 12 months. This will be a highly technical role where you will be supporting the customers and field sales teams as well as running demonstrations in their in-house laboratory and maintaining the in-house technical support laboratory and the instruments in it.

This is a new position within the company and they are looking for a life science graduate with fluent English and German to join their team in Germany. Hands-on PCR laboratory experience is essential. Strong communication skills are essential, along with a sound understanding of biology.
For more information, please email Kristina Southcott on Kristina@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8742



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Marketing & Business Executive - Food Ingredients - South East UK - to £30K

We are looking for someone with sales or marketing experience in the food industry coupled with a technical or scientific knowledge of food, for a great opportunity in the food ingredients industry.

Our client, backed by a major European food manufacturing company, is looking to grow the UK market by introducing their yeast and yeast extract product range 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 scientific understanding of food 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.

With a chance to start immediately, what are you waiting for?

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

Job Ref: 8741



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Friday, June 01, 2012

Pharmacovigilence Associate - South East UK - to £25K

An exciting pharmaceuticals company in Cambridge is looking to hire a Pharmacovigilance Associate to join their team on a permanent basis.
The company is currently involved in some interesting research into alternative therapies for unmet medical needs and as such requires and enthusiastic and dedicated individual to join their team.
You will be working on a global level ensuring the safety of these therapies in both clinical trials and post-marketing settings.
Following an impressive training programme, you will be responsible for the following:
· Data entry, review and assessment of adverse events reports using the global safety database
· Literature review for current products
· Authoring of standard operating procedures and contributing to the Pharmacovigilance processes
· Creation of safety reports for regulatory dossiers ensuring quality control at all times.
In order to be considered for this role you must be able to demonstrate the following:
· Life-science degree with a strong understanding of medical terminology
· Excellent attention to detail, be well-organised and able to deal with conflicting priorities
· Keen to broaden your knowledge in drug safety

Due to the nature of the role, you will also be required to demonstrate excellent communication skills both oral and written including narrative writing.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to make their first move into Pharmacovigilence following previous experience in pharmaceuticals. Alternatively, exceptional recent graduates will also be considered.

For a confidential discussion about this role contact Emma on 01279 657716 or emma@seltekconsultant.co.uk

Job Ref: 8738



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