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Thursday, October 25, 2012

Field Service Engineer | Healthcare | Munich Area | to €55K (€60K OTE)

A leading provider of molecular diagnostic research platforms are looking to expand its team and recruit a Field Service Engineer for Germany.

This company is fast becoming the key player in this field, and is continuing to grow rapidly.

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: 8919

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Laboratory Technician | South East UK | PCR/qPCR | to £30K

Do you want to work in a brand new laboratory with cutting edge technology for a company that is setting out to revolutionise the health of peoples' lives? 

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Laboratory Technician to join our client in the east of the UK.

This role is ideal if you want to be involved with conducting the research to develop innovative technology for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

If you have a background using PCR/qPCR preparation techniques this role would be a perfect first step into the commercial scientific industry. The role will primiarly be focused on the preparation of DNA, RNA and cDNA, agarose gel electrophoresis, restriction digests and ligations, bacterial transformations and analysis of sequence data to support the research into cancer biomarkers.

This role would support the current research scientists and give you the opportunity to further your skills by working closely with them in a close knit team.

In return for your knowledge and previous laboratory experience you will be offered a generous employment package and the opportunity to grow both personally and professionally in a cutting edge company with ambitious goals.

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

Due to the urgency of this role our client is only accepting applications from those with a valid UK work permit. Those without are asked not to apply.

Job Ref: 8918

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Molecular Diagnostics Territory Manager | North West Germany | to €60K (€72K OTE)

A leading provider of molecular diagnostic research platforms is looking to expand its team and recruit a Territory Manager to cover the North West of Germany  (main accounts are in Hannover and Bremen).

This company is  fast becoming the key player in this field, and is continuing to grow rapidly.

You will be responsible for driving a highly complex diagnostic sale from introduction of new screening and diagnostic concepts through closure and implementation, working with physicians, laboratory, and executive staff members to identify needs, gain consensus, and close business as rapidly as possible.

You will need to show proven sales success in either the life science, diagnostics or healthcare arena. You will need to be a motivated individual who is happy to grow business, not just manage existing accounts.

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

Job Ref: 8916

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Technical Consultant | Laboratory IT Systems & Software | South UK | to £45K

Technical Consultant Required!

Our Client, a large laboratory IT system and software provider , has a requirement for an experienced technical consultant to work within the delivery environment organising and overseeing all customer-based IT implementations, developing quality processes and documentation for installation to satisfy the customer and business requirements

You will operate within the service environment organising and overseeing all customer-based IT activities, developing quality processes for finding and resolving incidents and problems to meet defined service level agreements to satisfy the customer and business requirements and to keep abreast of ongoing and future working practices, products and technologies within the IT and pathology domain.

Some of the main responsibilities of the this position include;

·         To act on a consultancy basis for completing any pre-sales requirements. These may include, but are not limited to&

·         Review customers’ existing infrastructure

·         Platform sizing and design.

·         Match to contractual performance, availability, etc

·         Manage suppliers and get best value.

·         Documentation requirements and development, e.g. Environmental reports, solutions design, etc

·         To work within the delivery environment completing required customer based IT implementation project work. This may include but is not limited to&

·         Work with hardware suppliers to manage, configure and implement the appropriate solutions on site.

·         Configure hardware maintenance plans.

·         Design, agree and implement remote access capabilities.

·         Agree backup, virus protection, etc policies with clients

·         Documentation requirements and development, e.g. Server build and configuration audits, disaster recovery, support handover, etc.

·         To act on a consultancy basis with the project delivery/management team for technical issues.

·         To work within the Service environment organising and overseeing all customer based IT activities. This may include but is not limited to&

·         Assist with / review / management of network infrastructure issues including network design and configuration.

·         Assist with / review / management of hardware platform issues including SAN/Cluster configuration

·         Assist with / review / management of general infrastructure issues including TPS incompatibilities. i.e. Seagate Backup exec, virus protection.

·         Processes review regarding handover and support of implemented platforms including remote monitoring tools for server hardware support

·         Improvements to remote access in general.

·         Participate in strategy for deployment of applications

·         To understand, comply and develop with customer and CliniSys procedures, working practices and directives in a timely manner.

·         To understand our Customers short and long term strategies, advise and assist with CliniSys products to facilitate these needs.

·         To be conversant with the core functionality of Pathology products and that of general disciplines

·         To develop and maintain rapport with end users by displaying a detailed understanding of their IT environment and Pathology issues/pressures.

·         Where required, to establish and maintain high levels of call ownership - resolving, progressing and managing all calls to a satisfactory conclusion on the company's call management system, ensuring that appropriate parties (including the caller) are kept up to date on call progress.

·         To act on a consultancy basis to aid with internal IT projects, support and development when required

·         To establish a quality working relationship with end users and solve their problems in a timely fashion by using and developing diagnosis, analytical, problem solving, discipline specific and technical skills to achieve Service Levels.

·         To behave as a role model: for delivering results; for enthusiasm and enjoyment of your work; for teamwork; for coaching and mentoring of colleagues and team members and for professional standards of behaviour.

·         To partake in the training of clients and other members of staff as and when required to resolve or aid resolution of service desk incidents.

·         To attend agreed meetings with Clients where appropriate to resolve or aid the resolution of service desk incidents or problems.

Education and Experience:

·         Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.

·         Experience in the UK or Ireland Health sectors preferred.

·         Minimum two years’ experience within an IT environment.

·         Microsoft Certified Professional or Microsoft Certified Software Engineer qualifications (or equivalent).

·         Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience providing the knowledge/skills/abilities listed above may be substituted.

If you are interested in this position and wish to apply or find out more, please contact Edward on 01279 657 716 or email Edward@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8915

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Second Line Service Desk Analyst | South UK | to £28K

Service Desk Analyst Required!

Our client, a large laboratory IT and software provider has a requirement for a second line service desk analyst to work within the service desk environment reviewing and resolving incidents as logged by customers within Service Level Agreement timescales as directed by the Service Desk Supervisor and the Support Services Manager, to satisfy the customer and business requirements, and to keep abreast of ongoing and future Laboratory regulations, working practices, products and technologies within the pathology discipline.

The main responsibilities of this position include;

·         To understand, comply and develop with customer and company procedures, working practices and directives in a timely manner.

·         Contribute to the development of product Software

·         To understand our Customers short and long term strategies, advise and assist with the companys products to facilitate these needs.

·         To be fully conversant with the core functionality of Pathology products and that of general disciplines

·         To fully understand the service the organisation has been engaged to deliver in line with contractual and other customer expectations.

·         To develop and maintain rapport with end users by displaying a detailed understanding of their IT environment and Pathology issues/pressures.

·         To establish and maintain high levels of call ownership - resolving, progressing and managing all calls to a satisfactory conclusion on the company call management system, ensuring that appropriate parties (including the caller) are kept up to date on call progress.

·         To establish a quality working relationship with end users and solve their problems in a timely fashion by using and developing diagnosis, analytical, problem solving, discipline specific and technical skills to achieve Service Levels.

·         To work with the Third Line Service Desk Analysts for mentoring and development of diagnosis, analytical, problem solving, discipline specific and technical skills to achieve service levels.

·         To behave as a role model: for delivering results; for enthusiasm and enjoyment of your work; for teamwork; for coaching and mentoring of colleagues and team members and for professional standards of behaviour.

Ideally you will have BMS ½ status in the UK health sector and hold a Bachelors degree.

Moderate experience within an IT or software providers organisation is desirable but not essential.

If you are interested in finding out more or applying for this position, please contact Edward on 01279 657 716 or email Edward@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8914

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Regulatory Affairs Professional (chemicals) | North UK | to £35K

Regulatory Affairs Professional Required!

Our client is currently looking for a Regulatory Affairs professional to join their REACH (Chemicals) department. 

The main responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to;

·               Compiling regulatory submissions within a small team of regulatory professionals

·               Preparing technical dossiers and chemical safety reports in compliance with the Biocidal Products Regulation and REACH requirements

·               Developing regulatory strategies by checking compliance with relevant guidelines and implementing strategies for dossier submission

·               Evaluating study protocols and study reports.

Qualifications:

Chemistry graduate, ideally with post-graduate qualification(s) or relevant experience working in research and development within the chemicals industry. Candidates with equivalent academic qualifications in another scientific discipline will be considered.

Skills:

·               Practical experience of managing regulatory projects

·               Preparing technical dossiers and risk assessments for Biocidal Products and chemicals, including liaison on a technical level with industry and regulators.

·               Enthusiasm and aptitude to manage regulatory projects

·               Liaising with clients and technical personnel is essential, plus good organisational and communication skills.

·               Excellent IT skills and a working knowledge of standard software packages are required.

If you are interested in this positions and want to find out more apply, please contact Edward on 01279 657 716 or email Edward@seltekconsultants.co.uk

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Pharmaceutical Microbiology Manager | North UK | to £32K

Microbiology Manager Required!

Our client is currently seeking to recruit a Pharmceutical Microbiology Manager for their site in Derby.  In this senior level role the successful candidate will provide oversight and co-ordinate the routine running of the Pharmaceutical Microbiology Laboratory and will assume the role of technical expert for Pharmaceutical Microbiology on site.

Key Responsibilities

·               Oversee, manage and support the day to day running of the Pharmaceutical Microbiology Laboratory

·               Ensures technical expertise within the department through ongoing professional development of team members.

·               Manage and control microbial testing of pharmaceutical products for release.

·               Provide technical expertise in pharmaceutical microbiology.

·               Support management team in decision and policymaking.

·               Provide support during regulatory audits.

·               Collating and presenting analytical data.

·               Support Business Development through internal / external presentations, meetings and technical input as required

Person Specification Criteria

Essential Skills & Experience

·               Candidates must possess demonstrable leadership and management of multi-disciplinary / skilled teams gained within a pharmaceutical microbiology laboratory environment

·               BSc in Microbiology.

·               Ensure high quality standards are maintained in areas of responsibility and that industry best practice is adopted in accordance with current GLP, GMP and regulatory body directives.

·               Plan and budget for future resources in the Pharmaceutical Microbiology Laboratory so that efficiency of performance can be maintained in a continuous and predictable manner.

·               Project management skills; leading and managing projects.

·               Knowledge of pharmaceutical and food standards / regulations.

Desirable Skills & Experience

·               Already technically proficient with the microbiological analysis of pharmaceutical products you should possess a broad and relevant skill set.

·               Experience of writing technical reports and validation protocols.

·               Superb attention to detail with the ability to meet deadlines.

·               Excellent written, verbal and communication skills.

·               Experience of designing and implementing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

If you are interested in finding out more and applying for this position, please contact Edward on 01279 657 716 or email Edward@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8909

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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Senior Chemist - Laboratory Manufacture | South West UK | to £35K

Senior Chemist Required!

Our client has a current requirement for a Senior Chemist to (under the direction of the Laboratory Manufacturing Team Leader) carry out GMP and non-GMP chemical production on an up to 20L scale ensuring project targets are met and company standards are maintained.

The key accountabilities of this position are:

-              Ensure a high standard of safety, tidiness and equipment maintenance in laboratory areas at all times.

-              Carry out 20L non-GMP/GMP laboratory production efficiently, safely and compliant with quality procedures to ensure project objectives are met.

-              Document manufacture operations, experiments and results accurately and compliant with quality procedures.

-              Maintain equipment in the lab production areas.

-              Provide solutions to technical problems.

-              Provide technical support for plant during manufacture.

-              Take responsibility for organization of the manufacture to ensure timelines are met

-              As projects demand, support R&D projects as senior chemist (guided by a lead chemist) on projects to develop processes for manufacture at laboratory or plant scale, by planning and performing small and large scale (up to 20L) experiments efficiently and safely to ensure project objectives are met and by being involved in analysis and interpretation of results, and review of R&D strategies ensuring safety, efficiency & quality. 

-              Support the lead chemist or team leader with technical written and verbal customer communication.

-              Liaise with other site departments (e.g. R&D, Safety, Transfer group, Plant, Quality, Project Management, Analytical etc) to ensure project targets are met.

-              Communicate fully and in a timely manner all progress and issues to colleagues and management as required.

-              Actively contribute to sustaining and increasing the expertise of the PR&D group.

-              Train members of the development team in GMP systems and procedures immediately relevant to laboratory manufacture.

-              Take part in process improvement projects (to reduce cost, increase efficiency and improve quality).

A PhD in Organic Chemistry is desirable, however a BSc with extensive cGMP manufacture will also be considered.

If you are interested in applying for this position and want to find out more, please contact Edward on 01279 657716 or email edward@seltekconsultants.com

Job Ref: 8913

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Senior QC Analyst | Chemistry | to £35K

Experienced QC Analyst required

Our client currently requires an experienced, high calibre Quality Control Analyst to own the testing of quality control samples according to set procedures in conformance with quality assurance procedures and cGMP practices. Use your skill and experience to perform right first time and world-class analysis. Undertake indirect QC activities such as calibration and method validation and verification. Actively represent QC and support projects where assigned as the responsible QC Analyst.

Main duties would involve:

·               Use your skill and knowledge to own analytical testing of samples submitted to QC in accordance with approved procedures and scientific principles

·               Promptly review analytical data at the point of completion 

·               Prepare Quality Documentation

·               Carry out all duties in accordance with the QC responsibility matrix, work in an efficient and tidy manner, and comply with company safety & environmental policies

·               Self-manage daily workload and priorities with reference to QC schedule and demonstrate ownership and initiative

·               Effective communication to ensure the efficient and safe working of the department

·               Apply skills and knowledge to problem solving and trouble-shooting

·               Maintain and update own skills and knowledge to meet the needs of the business, encouraging knowledge sharing across the team

·               Become an expert in a specific technical area

·               Confidence in communicating with multiple stakeholders/customers, internal and external

·               Actively represent and champion the QC department across the site (act as a representative)

·               Proactively provide suggestions for process improvements, drive changes and work according to the QC goals

·               Undertake additional responsibilities and demonstrate flexibility to ensure the efficient operation of the department

·               Training of peers and other staff

An honours degree or equivalent in chemistry or a related discipline is essential, an MSc or PhD being desirable as well as demonstrable skill in analytical chemistry techniques at a level appropriate for working in a progressive cGMP QC laboratory.

If you are interested in this position and want to find out more and apply, please contact Edward on 01279 657716 or email edward@seltekconsultants.com

Job Ref: 8912

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Process Research & Development Supervisor | South UK | to £50K

High calibre chemical Supervisor required!

Our client is currently seeking an experienced Supervisor to lead their growing team of high-calibre PR&D Chemists. Reporting to the Head of Chemical & Analytical Development, you will lead and manage the PR&D team ensuring that the group works to develop safe, robust, cost-effective processes and support their subsequent transfer to production. You will need to achieve this in ways that consistently meet both business and customer requirements.

The role will involve overseeing all PR&D projects from a technical perspective, providing expert project support in synthetic organic methodology, physicochemical properties, purification technologies and chemical engineering principles so as to enable technical problems to be overcome and project deliverables to be consistently met. You will also assist with the evaluation of customer enquiries, scope the associated technical work, and closely partner operational colleagues and Project Management to effectively achieve consistent delivery of both business and customer requirements.

Coming from a contract manufacturing background within the pharma industry, significant experience of managing chemical process research and development projects with a major focus on the safe, cost-effective process scale-up and transfer to cGMP production, both on kilolaboratory and plant scales is preferred, along with extensive practical experience in route identification, route selection, initial scale-up development, process optimisation and transfer of new processes to production equipment. Qualified to PhD level, you will have excellent analytical, leadership and interpersonal skills to enable you to effectively build relationships and generate exceptional results.

Job Ref: 8911

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Monday, October 22, 2012

Territory Manager | Molecular Diagnostics | Scotland and N. Ireland | to £38K (£46K OTE)

An exciting position has arisen with this rapidly expanding molecular diagnostics company who are looking for an experienced sales person to cover the Scotland and Northern Ireland territory

 

This company has grown rapidly within the last year, and is forecasting further growth over the next 12 months. You will be responsible for driving a highly complex diagnostic sale from the introduction of new screening and diagnostic concepts through closure and implementation, working with physicians, laboratory, and executive staff members to identify needs, gain consensus, and close business as rapidly as possible.

You will need to show proven sales success in either the life science, diagnostics or healthcare arena. You will need to be a motivated individual who is happy to grow business, not just manage existing accounts.

An excellent remuneration package is on offer. 20% bonus, £7K car allowance, 7.5% non-contributory pension, childcare vouchers, laptop, mobile.

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

Job Ref: 8905

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Friday, October 19, 2012

Territory Manager | Molecular Diagnostics | Scotland and N. Ireland | to £38K (£46K OTE)

An exciting position has arisen with this rapidly expanding molecular diagnostics company who are looking for an experienced sales person to cover the Scotland and Northern Ireland territory

This company has grown rapidly within the last year, and is forecasting further growth over the next 12 months. You will be responsible for driving a highly complex diagnostic sale from the introduction of new screening and diagnostic concepts through closure and implementation, working with physicians, laboratory, and executive staff members to identify needs, gain consensus, and close business as rapidly as possible.

You will need to show proven sales success in either the life science, diagnostics or healthcare arena. You will need to be a motivated individual who is happy to grow business, not just manage existing accounts.

An excellent remuneration package is on offer. 20% bonus, £7K car allowance, 7.5% non-contributory pension, childcare vouchers, laptop, mobile.

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

Job Ref: 8905

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Thursday, October 18, 2012

Technical Services Representative | Flow Cytometry | South West UK | to £33K (£35K OTE)

A highly innovative life science company is expanding its technical support group in the UK and is keen to recruit a Technical Services Representative based from their head office. 

The role will involve handling by telephone and e-mail technical enquiries in a timely and accurate manner from customers and the sales team.  You will also support the marketing team by writing technical documents for marketing literature when needed and you will also be involved in training the sales team from a technical perspective on products and new product introductions. 

The successful candidate will have a life science degree or higher level qualification with hands-on laboratory experience of using flow cytometry, enzyme activity, western blotting, protein expression, bioassy, ELISA techniques.  Excellent communication skills will be essential along with good relationship building abilities.  Full training and support will be given to ensure your success.  This is a wonderful opportunity to join a highly regarded life science company which can offer long term career options.

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Technical Support Specialist | Analytical Chemistry | South West UK | to £32K (£33K OTE)

A leading life science company is keen to recruit a Technical Support Specialist to handle technical queries for the extensive range of analytical chemistry products that the company manufactures. 

The role will be office based and you will be part of a team handling technical customer enquiries, troubleshooting customer issues and assisting customers with the development of experimental work by telephone and e-mail.  You will also provide technical advice to field sales teams when required and support the sales teams from a technical perspective. 

The successful candidate will be a graduate or have a higher level qualification with hands-on research experience using HPLC, GC, LC-MS techniques.  A second European language will be necessary, ideally French or Dutch along with excellent communication skills.  No previous commercial experience is necessary so this is an ideal opportunity to move into a international company that can offer extensive training and a long term career opportunities.

Job Ref: 8903

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Ultrasound Applications and Sales Specialist | Midlands, UK | to £38K (£40K OTE)

UK Ultrasound Sales and Applications Specialist Wanted!

We have a fantastic opportunity for someone who has a combination of clinical ultrasound experience and a proven track record in sales.

Our client, a distributor of medical devices, has experienced explosive growth over the past few years. Through a combination of their supportive management style and team focus they have gone from a 3rd party device servicing organisation to successfully selling high end capital equipment to UK healthcare institutions.

As part of their continual plan to grow they have expanded their product portfolio with brand new, state of the art ultrasound systems, and they are expanding their sales team with an Ultrasound Sales & Applications Specialist. 

To be successful in this role you will need to have a clinical background of ultrasound with a proven track record in medical device sales. If you have sold ultrasound equipment previously, this would be beneficial.

This role is focused on driving and supporting the sales of ultrasound equipment across the UK. The companys bonus scheme will reward those who can focus their sales efforts in a particular territory, whilst supporting the other UK account managers with clinical demonstrations and support.

Those without experience of using ultrasound equipment in a clinical hospital environment are asked not to apply.

For more information contact Tom now, for a free confidential discussion on 01279 657 716 or tom@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8902

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Monday, October 15, 2012

ICP Mass Spec Service Engineer | South UK | to £40K (£43K OTE)

This is a great service engineering opportunity with a stable growing company. This well established Analytical instrumentation service provider is expanding its product portfolio into ICP-Mass Spec. They are therefore keen to recruit an ICP-Mass Spec field service engineer .

The successful candidate will have an analytical background with a sound understanding of ICP-Mass spec. You will have proven servicing experience and be attracted to the idea of working for a relatively small company where you'll play an integral part to its continued success. 

Job Ref: 8901

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Territory Manager | Molecular Diagnostics | SW England & S Wales | to £32K (£36K OTE)

This leading supplier of diagnostics equipment and consumables is keen to recruit a Sales Specialist for their microbiology and molecular biology product range.

This role is largely account management, selling to NHS microbiology laboratories across the South West of England and South Wales. This territory has the second largest turnover in the UK

Ideally you will be located in and around the Bristol, Cardiff, Cheltenham, Gloucester area. The successful candidate will have a life science background and a good technical knowledge in microbiology. Relevant commercial experience would be advantageous. This is an exciting opportunity to work a successful company experiencing record profits.

This could be an ideal first step into the commercial world or an attractive role for a more experienced sales person.

Please contact Kristina Southcott on kristina@seltekconsultants.co.uk for more information

               

Job Ref: 8900

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Territory Manager | Molecular Diagnostics | Scotland | to £30K (£35K OTE)

This leading supplier of diagnostics equipment and consumables is keen to recruit a Sales Specialist for their microbiology and molecular biology product range.

This role is largely account management, selling to NHS microbiology laboratories across Scotland. This territory has had excellent double digit growth over the last 12 months.

The successful candidate will have a life science background and a good technical knowledge in microbiology. Relevant commercial experience would be advantageous. This is an exciting opportunity to work a successful company experiencing record profits.

This could be an ideal first step into the commercial world or an attractive role for a more experienced sales person.

Please contact Kristina Southcott on kristina@seltekconsultants.co.uk for more information

               

Job Ref: 8899

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Friday, October 12, 2012

Business Development Manager | Germany | Molecular Biology | to €120K (€200K OTE)

A rare opportunity is now available in South Germany and Switzerland for an experienced molecular / stem cell sales specialist who has been selling life science products into the pharmaceutical industry.

If you can close high-end deals with pharmaceutical companies and enjoy a strategic business development role, forging new collaborations with scientific researchers, this could be the role for you. This company has spent ten years developing exceptional stem cell products which are now used as a more relevant drug testing model than animal stem cells for use in clinical trials and avoids the ethical issues of using embryonic cells. Their global sales success has been huge considering they have only been selling their products for three years.

You will have the opportunity to build your own sales team in Europe over the next couple of years so leadership experience is preferred, with experience growing a sales team being ideal.

You should have have cell biology and genomics laboratory and sales experience in addition to a proven track record of experience selling life science products to the pharmaceutical industry.  You should be located in South Germany or Switzerland and speak fluent German and fluent English.  Leadership or management experience will be beneficial.

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

Job Ref: 8898

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Microbiology Technical Account Manager | Dusseldorf / Cologne Germany | £52K (£62K OTE)

A world leader in diagnostic testing systems is looking to recruit a Microbiology Technical Account Manager to be based in the Dusseldorf / Cologne area of Germany.

This company sells its microbial testing systems, kits and reagents into many of the world's leading pharmaceutical and consumer product companies, and its testing systems ensure the safety and quality of products bound for consumers.

You will be responsible for providing training and application support on the companys products as well as growing business in the region by acquiring new accounts and maintaining and growing existing accounts.

The company is seeking a high-energy, self-motivated person who has the ability to travel (approximately 50%) and work from a home-based office.

You will need a good level of commercial experience and be educated in a life science subject (microbiology, biology or food science preferred) with a few years of laboratory experience. Experience with diagnostic procedures in the food, pharmaceutical, and or cosmetic industry would be an advantage

Fluency in German and English is essential.

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

Job Ref: 8897

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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Field Service Engineer | Research Instruments | Midlands | to £36K (£42K OTE)

A leading manufacturer of life science research instruments is keen to recruit a Field Service Engineer in the Midlands region of the UK.  The company manufactures a range of instruments used in research laboratories in academic, biotech and pharmaceutical sectors.  This region has a high number of academic research centres within it.  The role will involve installation, routine maintenance and emergency repair visits to customer sites. 

The successful candidate will be educated to HND or above in electromechanical engineering.  Previous field based service experience is necessary along with a good understanding of optically-based instrumentation.  Full training and support will be provided along with career development opportunities.  To discuss this excellent opportunity to join a highly innovative leader within the life science industry contact us soon.

Job Ref: 8896

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Tuesday, October 09, 2012

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

Medical sales people wanted! We have a fantastic opening with an innovative medical device company.

This is a rare opportunity to join a market leading organisation that offers tremendous uncapped earnings and growth potential.

Having experienced significant growth across their global markets, our client is looking to expand the team with a UK based Southern Sales Person.

This role will focus on developing the sales of high-end capital equipment into secondary care institutions across the south of the UK. Experience securing high-value deals within the NHS and Private hospitals is essential.

This company focuses on delivering outstanding results for its customers, both in terms of quality and professionalism. This role is ideal if you are looking to join an organisation that prides its role within British and Global Healthcare.

Covering areas of the south of England this role is perfect for someone looking to step up from a commercial role in other areas of healthcare.

In addition to the generous bonus scheme this role comes with a full benefits package including Car allowance, Pension, private Health cover and sports membership.

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: 8895

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Monday, October 08, 2012

Internal Sales Manager | Scientific Products | South East UK | to £33K (£41K OTE)

A leading life science company is creating an entirely new internal account management team of 5 people to concentrate on a specific business sector and as a part of this expansion plan is keen to recruit an Internal Sales team Leader to manage this team of 5 internal account managers. 

The role will involve training, motivating and supporting this team on a daily basis, handling high level commercial negotiations when required and taking a leading role in integrating this team into the wider European sales function within the business.  This is an exciting opportunity to take on a high profile role in one of the fastest growing product areas of the company.  You will attend trade shows in Europe and liaise with marketing to ensure your team are receiving the necessary support. 

The successful candidate will be a life science graduate with previous life science sales experience, this could be field sales or internal sales.  No previous management experience is required however clear ideas of how you would motivate and support a team will be required.  Full training and management support will be provided to ensure you have the skills and confidence to deliver the sales growth that is expected from the team.  To discuss this position in detail contact Scott.

Job Ref: 8894

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Internal Sales Specialist | Spanish Speaker | South East UK | to £28K (£31K OTE)

A wonderful opportunity has become available within a globally recognised life science company for an Internal Sales Specialist focusing on Spanish speaking countries.  The company, due to a recent acquisition, is establishing a new inside sales team for Europe for a very focused group of scientific products. 

This role will involve building relationships with current active accounts in Spain via the telephone, and growing sales further within these accounts.  You will be given a group of approximately 200 accounts and be expected to manage, nurture and develop them by understanding their needs and highlighting products that could help the customer further.  You will introduce new products to your accounts and engage with field sales teams occasionally.  It is anticipated that you will attend two trade shows per year where you will have the opportunity to meet customers.  This is an ideal first step into the commercial world of a leading life science company.  Full and extensive training will be provided to ensure your success, and a progressive career development plan will be developed with you to allow for progression as your abilities grow. 

The successful candidate will be a life science graduate with fluency in Spanish and must be keen to get into a commercial career and have clear reasons for wanting to move into this type of role.  Excellent communication skills, and a friendly and engaging personality will be essential.  You will also need a high degree of attention to detail.  Do contact us soon to explore this opportunity further.

Job Ref: 8893

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Internal Sales Specialist - Italian Speaker | South East UK | to £28K (£31K OTE)

A wonderful opportunity has become available within a globally recognised life science company for an Internal Sales Specialist focusing on Italian speaking countries.  The company, due to a recent acquisition, is establishing a new inside sales team for Europe for a very focused group of scientific products. 

This role will involve building relationships with current active accounts in Italy via the telephone, and growing sales further within these accounts.  You will be given a group of approximately 200 accounts and be expected to manage, nurture and develop them by understanding their needs and highlighting products that could help the customer further.  You will introduce new products to your accounts and engage with field sales teams occasionally.  It is anticipated that you will attend two trade shows per year where you will have the opportunity to meet customers.  This is an ideal first step into the commercial world of a leading life science company.  Full and extensive training will be provided to ensure your success, and a progressive career development plan will be developed with you to allow for progression as your abilities grow. 

The successful candidate will be a life science graduate with fluency in Italian and must be keen to get into a commercial career and have clear reasons for wanting to move into this type of role.  Excellent communication skills, and a friendly and engaging personality will be essential.  You will also need a high degree of attention to detail.  Do contact us soon to explore this opportunity further.

Job Ref: 8892

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Internal Sales Specialist | French Speaker | South East UK | to £28K (£31K OTE)

A wonderful opportunity has become available within a globally recognised life science company for an Internal Sales Specialist focusing on French speaking countries.  The company, due to a recent acquisition, is establishing a new inside sales team for Europe for a very focused group of scientific products. 

This role will involve building relationships with current active accounts in France via the telephone, and growing sales further within these accounts.  You will be given a group of approximately 200 accounts and be expected to manage, nurture and develop them by understanding their needs and highlighting products that could help the customer further.  You will introduce new products to your accounts and engage with field sales teams occasionally.  It is anticipated that you will attend two trade shows per year where you will have the opportunity to meet customers.  This is an ideal first step into the commercial world of a leading life science company.  Full and extensive training will be provided to ensure your success, and a progressive career development plan will be developed with you to allow for progression as your abilities grow. 

The successful candidate will be a life science graduate with fluency in French and must be keen to get into a commercial career and have clear reasons for wanting to move into this type of role.  Excellent communication skills, and a friendly and engaging personality will be essential.  You will also need a high degree of attention to detail.  Do contact us soon to explore this opportunity further.

Job Ref: 8891

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Internal Sales Specialist | German Speaker | South East UK | to £28K (£31K OTE)

A wonderful opportunity has become available within a globally recognised life science company for an Internal Sales Specialist focusing on German speaking countries.  The company, due to a recent acquisition, is establishing a new inside sales team for Europe for a very focused group of scientific products. 

This role will involve building relationships with current active accounts in Germany via the telephone, and growing sales further within these accounts.  You will be given a group of approximately 200 accounts and be expected to manage, nurture and develop them by understanding their needs and highlighting products that could help the customer further.  You will introduce new products to your accounts and engage with field sales teams occasionally.  It is anticipated that you will attend two trade shows per year where you will have the opportunity to meet customers.  This is an ideal first step into the commercial world of a leading life science company.  Full and extensive training will be provided to ensure your success, and a progressive career development plan will be developed with you to allow for progression as your abilities grow. 

The successful candidate will be a life science graduate with fluency in German and must be keen to get into a commercial career and have clear reasons for wanting to move into this type of role.  Excellent communication skills, and a friendly and engaging personality will be essential.  You will also need a high degree of attention to detail.  Do contact us soon to explore this opportunity further.

Job Ref: 8890

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Internal Sales Specialist | Scientific Products | South East UK | to £28K basic (£31K OTE)

A wonderful opportunity has become available within a globally recognised life science company for an Internal Sales Specialist.  The company, due to a recent acquisition, is establishing a new inside sales team for Europe for a very focused group of scientific products. 

The role will involve building relationships with current active accounts via the telephone, and growing sales further within these accounts.  You will be given a group of approximately 200 accounts and be expected to manage, nurture and develop them by understanding their needs and highlighting products that could help the customer.  You will introduce new products to your accounts and engage with field sales teams occasionally.  It is anticipated that you will attend two trade shows per year where you will have the opportunity to meet customers.  This is an ideal first step into the commercial world of a leading life science company.  Full and extensive training will be provided to ensure your success and a progressive career development plan will be developed with you to allow for progression as your abilities grow. 

The successful candidate will be a life science graduate and most importantly must be keen to get into a commercial career and have clear reasons for wanting to move into this type of role.  Excellent communication skills, and a friendly and engaging personality will be essential.  You will also need a high degree of attention to detail.  Do contact us soon to explore this opportunity further.

Job Ref: 8889

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Thursday, October 04, 2012

Product Support Specialist | Spectrophotometry | South East UK | to £25K (£30K OTE)

·         Are you a graduate looking for your first role in a science company?

·         Would you enjoy the opportunity to travel internationally?

This role is a varied role combining field applications, office based technical support of both customers and the office team and some promotional work. If you enjoy travelling to meet customers but also prefer to have team environment in the office to go to then this is a fantastic role combining both.

You will be supporting users with specialised spectrophotometry instruments, including installation, servicing and upgrading the instruments and training customers. You will travel globally as this company has customers worldwide. In addition you will be supporting the office staff technically and will promote the aftersales service contracts to the customers.

You will need a degree in chemistry, physics or biochemistry and experience in a customer facing role, this does not have to be in science. However, experience in a commercial scientific role would be advantageous.

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

Job Ref: 8887

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Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Ultrasound Clinical Applications Specialist | UK | to £50K

Ultrasound Clinical Applications Specialist Wanted!
Ultrasound Clinical Applications Specialist wanted to join a global organisation that is expanding their UK team due to significant success and growth.
You will use your experience in Ultrasound to provide clinical demonstrations on the benefits of this company’s Ultrasound equipment.
You will be given a free hand to plan your working week, motivated by a combination of a hands-off management style and a competitive bonus scheme.
This is an ideal organisation for those who are looking to operate without the red-tape found in larger corporations. Innovation and dynamic solutions are key words for this organisation’s UK plan.
You will have a background in clinical ultrasound and will be comfortable traveling in this field based role.
Those without experience of using Ultrasound equipment in a clinical hospital environment are asked not to apply.

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

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Technical Specialist | Analytical Chemistry | Wales | to £30K

·         Do you enjoy explaining scientific breakthroughs to others as well as keeping your hand in helping to develop new products?

·         Have you extensive hands on GCMS experience and want to move into a more commercial role?

Then look no further!

Our client, world renowned for their analytical products would like to recruit a creative, broad thinking chemist  who would take responsibility for supporting clients, distributors and sales staff on the products as well as providing input into promotional copy, application notes and scientific papers.

They offer a pleasant work environment, a positive and enthusiastic team to work alongside and great career prospects.

For an informal discussion please contact Kristina Southcott on kristina@seltekconsultants.co.uk

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Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Sales Executive | Diagnostics | Germany | to €60K (€70K OTE)


  • Are you currently selling diagnostic products in Germany?
  • Would you like a greater degree of independence and opportunities to progress your career?

If so, this field sales role for a growing, well respected European diagnostics company may be for you!
This company is an established manufacturer of innovative products, with a great reputation for the quality and range, many are exclusive. They also offer excellent sales training and support with a competitive salary and benefits and your success will be rewarded with a percentage of your personal annual profit! This position is based in the southwest of Germany.

The successful candidate should be able to maintain the current level of sales and also develop business by identifying new opportunities. Experience selling medical diagnostics and fluency in both German and English a life science degree are essential.

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

Job Ref: 8885

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Monday, October 01, 2012

Trainee Account Manager | Analytical Chemsitry | Wales | to £18K (£20K OTE)

This specialist manufacturer of analytical scientific instrumentation is looking for an Inside Sales Representative to join their office in the UK.

This company prides itself in providing a stable, friendly working environment.

The role will involve direct sales of consumables and accessories to a global customer base. Day to day, the role will involve following up on new customer contacts to explore sales opportunities, monitoring/assisting with quoting/configuring, reviewing and processing of customer orders, and by working as part of the sales / technical support team to provide pre- and post-sale technical/applications support to users in the field.

The position is full-time and office-based.

They are looking for someone with a scientific degree in a chemistry based subject and someone with a great deal of enthusiasm and sales acumen.

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

Job Ref: 8884

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Product Development | Senior Engineer | Electron Microsocopy | to £55K

We have a fantastic opportunity with a market leader in the electron microscopy industry which is looking for an experienced engineer to lead its UK product development team.

Our client, a leader in the electron microscopy industry, is expanding due to their significant and continual global growth and now wants to develop their product range with a focused and driven UK research and development operation.

Innovation and the ability to deliver projects on time are essential for this role as will be your experience in developing high tech, scientific equipment and instruments. 

Those who have experience in thinking outside the box and developing innovative solutions to problems are invited to apply for a confidential discussion.

Due to the urgency of this position, those without experience of developing or managing the product development cycle for high tech equipment in the UK are asked not to apply.

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

Job Ref: 8883

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Field Service Engineer | Germany | Research Instruments | to €55K (€65K OTE)

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

The role will involve installation, routine and preventative service visits and emergency call outs to customers' laboratories.  The optically based instruments are used in a wide variety of research laboratories at universities, biotechnology and pharmaceutical research centres for genomic and proteomic research. 

The successful candidate will live in the Munich region and have service engineering experience within the scientific sector; and experience with optically based instruments is desirable.  This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing company that can offer long term career potential!  Contact us soon to find out more.

Job Ref: 8882

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Senior Scientist | South West UK | to £45K

Senior Scientist Required!
An excellent opportunity has risen for a senior scientist to work within a research & development team in the department of a major scientific and technical support company.
The role will be responsible for supporting and leading various studies providing technical advice, working closely with project managers and customers, defining future requirements and providing ongoing project support.
The company is looking for someone technically-oriented, with the ability to apply research knowledge in an operational context.  The ability to work as part of a team and a track record of leading studies is a must.
Due to the nature of the role and the responsibilities it comes with, my client needs someone with a degree in a relevant technical/numerate discipline, a significant level of professional experience and experience of operational analysis methodologies and techniques, both qualitative and quantitative.
In return, the company is offering a very competitive salary, along with an excellent package including but not limited to a pension, flexible working hours, an on-site gym and exercise classes and discounted travel options.
There is great scope in this position for growth - team, group and department leader positions are within reach.
For more information and a confidential discussion of this role, please contact Edward on 01279 657716 or email edward@seltekconsultants.co.uk
Job Ref: 8881

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UK Territory Manager | Neurophysiology | South UK

Neurophysiology Territory Manager Wanted!

 

A leading medical organisation is looking to expand its UK operations with a new Territory Manager focused on selling their range of neurophysiological diagnostic equipment to the NHS and secondary care markets.

 

You will be responsible for the sales growth of the neurological diagnostic products across the UK. Success in this role will come from a driven and ambitious individual who sees the changes within the NHS as an opportunity for innovative products.

 

This position is a business development role that will offer the candidate with the right drive the opportunity for growth into a management or senior role within this organisation.

 

To be considered for this role you will need to have a proven track record in medical capital equipment sales and strong hands-on knowledge of neurological equipment and practices, ideally in a clinical or hospital setting.

 

For a candidate with the right skill set this role offers a competitive salary and bonus scheme, with the opportunity to develop this role into a senior management or director position.

 

Due to the seniority of this position, those without experience of selling neurological diagnostic equipment to the UK healthcare industry are asked not to apply.

 

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

Job Ref: 8879

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Development Scientist | Animal Nutrition | South West UK

Our client is an innovative market leader in animal feed additives with a global reputation for new product development.  They offer real career prospects and a supportive professional environment. 

As a Development Scientist (Animal Nutrition) you will be a key member of the project team responsible for product development.  You will interact with research, technical services, regulatory, intellectual property and product management teams.

You will have budgetary responsibility for associated projects and plan and execute research trials with leading contract research organisations around the world.  Networking with these organisations you will be involved in producing high quality data which will support the company’s high scientific profile in nutrition solutions for the animal feed industry.

You will produce scientific papers and present them at conferences to support the animal nutrition division’s profile as market leader.

This is an interactive role and will liaise with product management, technical services, regulatory and intellectual property teams to ensure they are able to gain maximum value from new product and service solutions. This could involve internal technical support and delivering training sessions with colleagues.

For this role you will need an MSc ( with some research experience) or PhD in animal science or a related discipline - the focus should be monogastric nutrition.  A basic understanding of the animal feed industry will be beneficial.  

Relevant industry experience in the field of animal nutrition development science will be a significant advantage but is not essential if you can demonstrate the  calibre and ability to contribute to this field.

The salary is commensurate with experience. The role is office based in the South of the UK.

For a confidential discussion please call Jonathan Pearse on  +44 (0) 1279 657716 or email jon@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 8878