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Friday, June 27, 2014

Business Manager | Instrumentation | UK | to £42K (£60K OTE)

A growing life science company that has a strong brand within the UK market is keen to recruit a Business Manager due to continued growth and new product introductions. The role is varied and ultimately critical to the companies continued expansion within the instrumentation market. You will be involved in supporting a field sales team in the UK from a technical and sales perspective, identifying product portfolio needs, pricing and discounting issues and engaging with key opinion leaders to drive interest in the product group.


We are keen to speak to life science graduates with a good understanding of cell biology based techniques, flow cytometry would be of particular interest. Previous sales experience is essential within the life science sector, ideally within an instrument based setting. If you are entrepreneurial in character yet want to be part of a close knit team this is the role for you, an open ended commission scheme is available based of profit. To discuss this position in greater detail call Scott on 01279 657716 or email scott@seltekconsultants.co.uk


Job Ref: 9865


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Business Manager | Instrumentation | UK | to £42K (£60K OTE)

Regional Sales Manager | Critical Care Equipment | East and South East England | to £38K (£50K OTE)

  • Do you have experience selling cardiac monitoring devices?

  • Are you looking to work with a premium product portfolio?

If so, we have a fantastic opportunity for you. Our client is looking for an experienced sales person to market their high end cardiac monitoring portfolio into the East and South East regions.


This role is ideal for those who enjoy working with the minimum of supervision, and with the ability to manage and develop key accounts in the region. Those with a good understanding of capital equipment monitoring products sold into the ICU & Critical Care environments will be at an advantage.


The ideal candidate will see the changes in the NHS as an opportunity for new business and will be able to demonstrate a successful track record in selling to the NHS and private sector hospitals.


With good prospects for growth and a competitive employment package this role is perfect for an experienced medical sales person looking for a new challenge whilst being supported by an international brand.


This role is a fantastic opportunity for anyone with a suitable background.


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


Job Ref: 9864


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Regional Sales Manager | Critical Care Equipment | East and South East England | to £38K (£50K OTE)

Field Service Engineer - European Travel | South East UK | to £50K (£53K OTE)

A biotechnology company with one of the highest growth rates in Europe is expanding its field service team to ensure it provides the expected level of support to its customer base in Europe. The company manufacture a unique platform based system that has proven to be hugely popular with the research community. Joining an established team of 4 engineers you will support customers in the UK and Europe installing, carrying out preventative maintenance and repair visits when required. You will be expected to be relatively autonomous yet have the support of your colleagues when necessary, full training will be given to ensure you are confident with their instruments.


This is a rare opportunity to join a wonderful team of experienced service engineers at a time of exceptional growth, further career opportunities will become available and a market leading financial package is on offer!


We are keen to speak with experienced service engineers within the life science sector, perhaps having experience with liquid handling automation, mass spectrometers, NGS platforms or other complex instruments used within a research laboratory. To discuss this position in greater detail contact Scott on 01279 657716 or email scott@seltekconsultants.co.uk


Job Ref: 9863


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Field Service Engineer - European Travel | South East UK | to £50K (£53K OTE)

Regional Sales Manager | Critical Care Equipment | Midlands & South Wales | to £35K (£50K OTE)

  • Do you have experience selling cardiac monitoring devices?

  • Are you looking to work with a premium product portfolio?

If so, we have a fantastic opportunity for you. Our client is looking for an experienced sales person to market their high end cardiac monitoring portfolio into the Midlands and South West regions.


This role is ideal for those who enjoy working with the minimum of supervision, and with the ability to manage and develop key accounts in the region. Those with a good understanding of capital equipment monitoring products sold into the ICU & Critical Care environments will be at an advantage.


The ideal candidate will see the changes in the NHS as an opportunity for new business and will be able to demonstrate a successful track record in selling to the NHS and private sector hospitals.


With good prospects for growth and a competitive employment package this role is perfect for an experienced medical sales person looking for a new challenge whilst being supported by an international brand.


This role is a fantastic opportunity for anyone with a suitable background.


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


Job Ref: 9862


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Regional Sales Manager | Critical Care Equipment | Midlands & South Wales | to £35K (£50K OTE)

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Ultrasound Service Engineer | South UK | to £40K (£42K OTE)

  • Are you a fully trained Ultrasound Service Engineer?

  • Are you unhappy with the recent changes to your working hours?

  • Are you looking for a better work/life balance?

If so we have the only opportunity you want to consider. We are currently working for the number one independent servicer of Diagnostic Ultrasound machines in the UK.


This company has gone from strength to strength by only employing ex-OEM (original equipment manufacturer) engineers. Priding themselves in offering the highest quality of service has meant their business has grown organically through word-of-mouth recommendations.


You will be given a high level of autonomy to co-ordinate your diary, giving you the ability to provide the best service and support you can.


To be considered for this role you will need to have experience servicing diagnostic Ultrasound machines and will have ideally worked for one of the major manufacturers doing such a role.


You will be responsible for key hospitals across the London & South UK region.


For a confidential discussion contact Tom on 01279 65 77 16 or tom@seltekconsultants.co.uk


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Ultrasound Service Engineer | South UK | to £40K (£42K OTE)

Ultrasound Applications Specialist | East of England | to £40K (£60K OTE)

  • Are you a full qualified Ultrasound Sonographer?

  • Are you looking to make a change and break away from the routine work of the NHS?

  • Do you enjoy helping others?

If so, have you ever considered a career as an Ultrasound Applications Specialist? I have a great opportunity to join a well-established, yet growing organisation that over the last 12 months, have successfully supported a number of sonographers, with no prior commercial experience, joining their applications team.


The team now has a strong mixture of both experienced and relatively junior applications specialists. Enabling you the opportunity to work with both, and learn from both. You will be given a high degree of support and training, ensuring that you have all the tools at your disposal to be effective in this role, much like the other clinical members of the team who have made this successful transition.


This global business has a close knit team here in the UK, which allows for a great working environment and would ensure you are a valued member of the team, not just a number on a spreadsheet.


This role will be primarily focused on providing pre & post-sales demonstrations and training across hospitals and accounts in the East of England. You will also have the opportunity to exhibit at key congresses and conferences across the UK.


In addition to the comprehensive training program you will be offered a competitive starting salary and a number of additional benefits which include private health cover, a company car, a significant pension contribution and an uncapped Bonus scheme. This if your territory hits target and the UK hits target will offer tremendous earnings potential in the region of an additional 50-60% of your basic salary.


Contact Tom for a free, confidential discussion on 01279 65 77 16 or tom@seltekconsultants.co.uk


Job Ref: 9860


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Ultrasound Applications Specialist | East of England | to £40K (£60K OTE)

Territory Sales Manager | Ultrasound | North UK | to £40K (£55K OTE)

  • Do you have experience selling to radiology (Medical Imaging) departments?

  • Are you looking for a high level of clinical support?

  • Are you looking for a new challenge?

If so, we have the only opportunity you need to consider. We are recruiting for a fast growing European business that is having a high level of success selling their high value capital equipment into radiology and imaging departments across the UK.


They are looking to continue and build upon that success with a North UK based, territory sales position. This role is the last of a group of 6 positions that they have recently put into their UK operation.


You will be joining a group of experienced imaging sales professionals and clinical applications specialists, giving you and the company the greatest foundation to build upon.


Your role will be to develop new business across the North of the UK Region, whilst maintaining relationships and sales with key accounts.


In return for your experience you will be offered a competitive starting salary and a number of benefits which include Company Car, a strong Private Pension scheme, Private Health cover and an uncapped commission structure that comes into effect from day 1 of your employment.


The key to success in this role is a focused and methodical approach to the sales coupled with developing a strong relationship with your clinical applications team. Your combined efforts will lead to success, which in turn will lead to significant personal earnings.


Contact Tom for a free, confidential discussion on 01279 65 77 16 or tom@seltekconsultants.co.uk


Job Ref: 9855


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Territory Sales Manager | Ultrasound | North UK | to £40K (£55K OTE)

European Distribution Manager | Ophthalmology | to €73K (€100K OTE)

My client is a manufacturer of high quality, well designed ophthalmology instruments that are looking at expanding their commercial team and to appoint a European Distribution Manager.

The company pride themselves in providing niche, top end, quality products and excellent customer service. They base the design of their instrument on what their customers are looking for, and ensure that the product feels, looks and functions with quality in mind.

Due to excellent growth across Europe, they are looking to hire a European Distribution Manager to implement their European growth plans. You would be responsible for managing and growing the distribution network and sales teams. You will be involved in product training and spend time in the field with the commercial teams during their visits. You will also be responsible liaising with new and existing Key Opinion Leaders.

The company are highly regarded across the US and are quickly being recognised across Europe. They are looking for an individual with an excellent understanding of the ophthalmology sector; ideally in cataract surgery. Strong commercial experience in ophthalmology is essential; you will need excellent contacts in the field across Europe; as well as strong sales ability.

You can be located in most European countries, but you will need to be close to a major international airport. The salary will be dependent on your country. It will come with a 40% variable bonus and other country dependent benefits.

To discuss this role confidentially, or to apply, please contact Kristina Wraight on kristina@seltekconsultants.co.uk or +44 (0) 1639 698225

Job Ref: 9847

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European Distribution Manager | Ophthalmology | to £73K (£100K OTE)

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Trainee European Account Executive | Molecular Biology | South East UK | to £26K (£41K OTE)

  • Are you looking to develop a business career using your molecular PhD and European language skills?

  • Are you looking to progress and earn more than you could in research?

  • Would you enjoy training in sunny California?

If you are fed up with working in the laboratory, can’t see opportunities to progress and would like to improve your prospects in terms of salary then this could be the right opportunity for you!


You will be using your strong technical background in molecular biology plus communication skills to develop and take control of your own career quickly!


You will be developing business for high -end technical instrumentation and associated reagents. In order to help you achieve success, you will be given continuous training and support. You will have internal training in the UK and in California, plus external training courses and weekly one to one meetings with your manager. You will learn lots from working closely with your colleagues in the office and the field too.


Candidates weve placed with this company before tell us this is an extremely enjoyable environment that’s fun to work in. You will be joining a high energy office based team, mostly with molecular PhDs and various language skills. They organise social activities such as dinners together. You will also be working closely with the field sales team. This means you will learn quickly about their roles and will develop good working relationships, occasionally joining them out in the field in Europe to meet customers.


You will have opportunities to progress your career quickly – people in this team have been promoted into sales supervisor or field based roles within just a year or two. You will also have a competitive salary plus the biggest bonuses you will find in an office based role, even bigger than many field based roles! You will also have free gym membership, 10% pension, private healthcare plus additional benefits.


This is a business focused role for a leading manufacturer of molecular instrumentation. This is a very technical style of sales and will require knowledge and experience with techniques such as qPCR, microarray or next generation sequencing from a PhD or laboratory research. You will be identifying customers in new markets in Europe as the company is currently experiencing a phase of growth. Consulting with customers and managing these accounts by understanding their research interests and their current technology. Then you will be helping them to understand how your technology can help them.


If you speak a European language and have a molecular PhD and would like to discuss this role contact Caroline on 01279 657716 or caroline@seltekconsultants.co.uk .


Job Ref: 9859


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Trainee European Account Executive | Molecular Biology | South East UK | to £26K (£41K OTE)

Marketing Manager EMEA | Genotyping | South East UK | to £58K

  • Do you have sales and marketing experience?

  • Do you have experience in the genotyping market?

  • Would you be interested in a European marketing manager role for a leading manufacturer of genomics workflow solutions?

This company has had solid success selling its portfolio to the academic market and is developing sales in new markets. This role is focussed on their already successful move into genotyping and agrigenomics markets. Through acquisition they have increased their product portfolio so they offer a full workflow solution.


This role comes at an exciting time for the company and is open due to promotion. You will be reporting directly to the Marketing Director for Europe.


This role is market not product focussed. You will be responsible for market development from a marketing perspective.


You will be looking after existing products and working on the launch of new products. You will be involved in the development of regional strategy and business plan for genotyping and agrigenomics customers across Europe. You will be engaging decision makers. You will be involved in pan-European and even global deals, liaising with your counterparts in Asia and the USA and the specialist genotyping team. You will be acting as the voice of the customer and the field based team to get feedback into the corporate office. This role will involve lots of market development activity, engaging key opinion leaders and getting involved in translational projects.You will be developing tactical plans and executing these projects to increase business in the target market. As a marketing manager you will be holding the commercial team together; equipping and supporting the sales and field applications team with sales tools and feeding back to product development.


Due to the close contact with the sales team you will have sales experience and ideally tactical marketing experience. Experience in genotyping markets would be ideal. To discuss this role contact Caroline on 01279 657716 or caroline@seltekconsultants.co.uk .


Job Ref: 9848


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Marketing Manager EMEA | Genotyping | South East UK | to £58K

Marketing Manager | Translational & Pharma | South East UK | to £58K (£70K OTE)

  • Do you have sales and marketing experience?

  • Would you be interested in a European marketing manager role for a leading manufacturer of genomics workflow solutions?

This company has had solid success selling its portfolio to the academic market and is developing sales in new markets. This role is focussed on their move into translational research, clinics and pharma. Through acquisition they have increased their product portfolio so they offer a full workflow solution.

This role comes at an exciting time for the company and is open due to promotion. You will be reporting directly to the Marketing Director for Europe.

This role is market not product focussed. You will be responsible for market development from a marketing perspective. You will be involved in the development of regional strategy for translational science and pharma customers across Europe. You will be acting as the voice of the customer and the field based team to get feedback into the corporate office. This role will involve lots of market development activity, engaging key opinion leaders and getting involved in translational projects.

You will be developing tactical plans and executing these projects to increase business in the target market. You will be equipping and supporting the sales and field applications team with sales tools. As a marketing manager you will be central to the commercial team and feeding back customer requirements for product development.

Due to the close contact with the sales team you will have sales experience and both strategical and tactical marketing experience. To discuss this role please contact Caroline on 01279 657716 or caroline@seltekconsultants.co.uk .


Job Ref: 9832


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Marketing Manager | Translational & Pharma | South East UK | to £58K (£70K OTE)

Monday, June 23, 2014

Ultrasound Service Engineer | South UK | to £40K (£42K OTE)

  • Are you a fully trained Ultrasound Service Engineer?

  • Are you unhappy with the recent changes to your working hours?

  • Are you looking for a better work/life balance?

If so we have the only opportunity you want to consider. We are currently working for the number one independent servicer of Diagnostic Ultrasound machines in the UK.


This company has gone from strength to strength by only employing ex-OEM (original equipment manufacturer) engineers. Priding themselves in offering the highest quality of service has meant their business has grown organically through word-of-mouth recommendations.


You will be given a high level of autonomy to co-ordinate your diary, giving you the ability to provide the best service and support you can.


To be considered for this role you will need to have experience servicing diagnostic Ultrasound machines and will have ideally worked for one of the major manufacturers doing such a role.


You will be responsible for key hospitals across the London & South UK region.


For a confidential discussion contact Tom on 01279 65 77 16 or tom@seltekconsultants.co.uk


Job ref: 9858


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Ultrasound Service Engineer | South UK | to £40K (£42K OTE)

Friday, June 20, 2014

Technical Support Engineer | Analytical Chemistry | North West UK | to £28K

Do you want to use your Chemistry or Life sciences degree and analytical chemistry experience in a customer focused role?

A leading manufacturer of analytical chemistry instruments is looking to expand its Technical Support team based in NW England.

You will be responsible for troubleshooting on instruments and software products and providing application support to customers. You will use your problem-solving and communication skills to address technical enquiries from scientists by phone, email and remote computer access. This is a rare career opportunity as this role could evolve into a more expert technical support role, applications-driven role or a field-based service engineering career.

This role comes with private healthcare and pension. Extensive training and support will be provided and no previous customer-facing experience is required.

For more information about this opportunity contact Keren on +44 (0)1279 657716 or keren@seltekconsultants.co.uk.


Job Ref: 9857


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Technical Support Engineer | Analytical Chemistry | North West UK | to £28K

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Product Manager | NGS | Global | South UK | to £55K (£65K OTE)

Are you in a sales or business development role looking for the opportunity to move into a Product Management position? If so read on! A highly innovative biotechnology company is expanding its marketing team within the UK and is keen to recruit a Global Product Manager to manage a molecular genetics product portfolio. The role will be broad involving all traditional product management activities along with identifying trends in the market and working closely with the R&D teams to shape product development activity and the future product mix. You will be managing products from their inception al the way through their product life cycle. You will have the support of a highly experienced and talented Director who will be there to develop your marketing skills.


We are keen to speak with those who have a detailed understanding of the clinical molecular genetics/NGS/cytogenetics space, as mentioned this could be from a sales or applications perspective as marketing training and support can be provided. Clearly if you have had any exposure to marketing/product management in this sector we would be excited to hear from you.


To discuss this opportunity in detail contact Scott on 01279 657716 or email scott@seltekconsultants.co.uk


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Product Manager | NGS | Global | South UK | to £55K (£65K OTE)

Internal Sales Specialist | South East UK | to £25K (£35K OTE)

If you are looking for your first position within the commercial life science sector this is the role for you! A leading service provider within the life science sector is keen to recruit an Internal Sales person to develop sales with existing customers and identify new potential companies that will want to work with them. The role will involve working at their central London office 2-3 days per week contacting existing companies that they work with to maintain the business along with exploring new contacts, you will also have the opportunity to meet potential clients 2 days per week in the UK and also attend exhibitions in the UK and internationally on occasion.


We are keen to speak with science graduates who have excellent communication skills and are keen to enter the commercial world within the scientific arena, any previous sales experience would be desirable but is not essential. To discuss this role contact Scott on 01279 657716 or email scott@seltekconsultants.co.uk


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Internal Sales Specialist | South East UK | to £25K (£35K OTE)

Lateral Flow Immunoassay Development Scientist | Midlands / South East | to £35K

Would you like to be part of an enthusiastic R&D team that are working towards developing a point-of-care screening device? Do you enjoy problem solving and would describe yourself as a proactive person?


Our client is a world specialist in the development of non-invasive, portable diagnostic screening technology. We have a unique opportunity for a scientist who has significant laboratory experience related to lateral flow immunoassay testing. The role is to act as a guru to support and guide a team that formulates immunoassays for the detection of drug metabolites in human samples.


Although the company is new it has already attracted worldwide interest in its technology and is growing rapidly. If you want the excitement of being part of something pioneering and working alongside a collaborative and intelligent team then please get in touch.


You will need to have a relevant scientific degree as well as significant experience of lateral flow immunoassay technology and knowledge of fluorescence detection gained from a commercial environment.


The company has a unique product in the market and offers extensive training and support. The company is growing and there are defined career advancement opportunities.


On offer is a competitive salary based on experience and a pension scheme. There is also future bonus potential based on your contribution.


Please contact Rachel Bowman on 01279 657716 or rachel@seltekconsultants.co.uk for more information.


Job Ref: 9852


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Lateral Flow Immunoassay Development Scientist | Midlands / South East | to £35K

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Rheology Instruments Sales | North UK | to £37K (£50K OTE)

An innovative company producing high-end laboratory measuring instruments is growing its product range and looking to recruit a sales specialist in the North of the UK. The company has a highly regarded international brand and is a leading company in its market.


The company is the one of the global leaders in the measurement of density, concentration and carbon dioxide, and in the field of rheometry. The role itself will involve prospecting new business, visiting clients and conducting demonstrations and sales presentations. You will be responsible for managing your own territory – maximising sales and developing and managing customer relationships. This role will be focussed on the rheometry range of instruments, selling into sectors such as academia, food and polymers.


The territory is the North of the UK with the majority of the business in the M62 corridor.


You will need a degree in materials science, chemistry, engineering, physics or a similar field. You will be strongly considered for the role if you have instrument sales experience or sales experience to the relevant customer base or you have rheology or related materials science knowledge and are focussed on breaking into the commercial sales sector as a trainee. Full Product training will be given and the client has an established 2 week off-site training programme and on-going technical support.


The company offers a competitive base salary and commission of 3% on all sales. Included in the package is a company car, mobile phone and pension scheme.


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


Job Ref: 9853


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Rheology Instruments Sales | North UK | to £37K (£50K OTE)

Aussendiensttechniker | Molekulare Diagnostik | Deutschland | to €69K (€75K OTE)

  • Do you have experience servicing life science or diagnostic instrumentation?

  • Would you like to be integral to the growth of an up and coming diagnostics manufacturer?

This young global company specialises in molecular diagnostics. The attractive product portfolio is ahead of the competition with NGS based tests! The product range covers the full workflow, from DNA extraction to result. They are continuing to develop and launch new tests to boost their portfolio and sales are increasing rapidly so they are continuing to expand their European service and support team.


Everyone in the team gets involved and takes on additional responsibilities outside of their job description, helping the company to develop and set up processes. They have a supportive team atmosphere enabling quick decisions to be made. Every member of the team can potentially have a large impact on the future development of the organisation. The current employees tell us this makes it a very rewarding place to work.


You will be responsible for installing, maintaining and fixing equipment across Germany and occasionally in the UK and France. Their German sales team have been very successful and as a result this new role has been opened because the existing service engineer for Germany is unable to continue managing the workload alone.


You will be based in Germany and will have service engineering experience on life science or diagnostic laboratory instruments. Experience with Next Generation Sequencing instruments would be ideal but this is not a requirement. You should be fluent in both English and German as you will use both languages for this role.


To discuss this exciting opportunity in confidence contact Caroline on 01279 657716 or caroline@seltekconsultants.co.uk.


Job ref: 9851


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Aussendiensttechniker | Molekulare Diagnostik | Deutschland | to €69K (€75K OTE)

Regional Sales Manager | Ultrasound | East UK | to £40K (£65K OTE)

Do you want a career with one of the global leaders and innovators within ultrasound?


A diverse sales role has become available within the small medical branch of a multi-billion pound turnover global company, in a ?1m territory covering the East of England.


You should have significant experience selling capital equipment to the NHS (Ultrasound or imaging is a distinct advantage).


In return you will have excellent earning potential, exceptional support and training, and positive team atmosphere. The company is welcome to suggestions of how to work best which will allow you to make a real impact.


They have recently launched two new professional ultrasound products, with world-beating image quality, unique probes, and improved ergonomics and comfort for the user.


Your goal will be sell the portfolio of products with the assistance of the clinical applications team, to increase their market share.


This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to be part of the continuing growth in the ultrasound market by offering this highly-regarded product range.


Please call Phil for a confidential discussion on 01279 657716 or email philip@seltekconsultants.co.uk


Job Ref: 9850


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Regional Sales Manager | Ultrasound | East UK | to £40K (£65K OTE)

Monday, June 16, 2014

Life Science Reagent Sales | UK based covering Scandinavia

This is a rare opportunity to join a well-known life science reagents specialist with a reputation for good quality consultative advice over pushy hard-sell tactics. If you are looking for a professional and supportive environment then this the role for you.

The company supplies an extensive range of antibodies, cytokines and recombinant proteins and has a loyal customer base. If you are looking for a friendly supportive culture then this organisation is ideal!

The role will be covering the Scandinavian region and will be primarily office based from West London. Travel usually be in 1 week blocks c. 5-6 times per year on average.You will need to be able to commute to the West London area.

The role requires fluency in English, a second language is not essential.

If you enjoy selling using an open and consultative approach then this style is what we are looking for. You will need a BSc/Masters in a relevant life science field and some sales or similar commercial experience is required. In return you will receive a competitive salary, annual bonus scheme (one months salary) , commission and a car/allowance. If the grind of an aggressive sales culture is wearing you down, dont miss out on this opportunity!

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


Job Ref: 9846


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Life Science Reagent Sales | UK based covering Scandinavia

Business Development Executive France | Lignees cellulaires

The company is a UK biotechnology company that combines a long scientific heritage in translational research with a world-leading gene editing platform based upon homologous recombination. The Company is a trusted supplier of genetically-defined cell lines, reporter gene assay kits, genomic reference standards and contract research services to organizations engaged in bio-pharmaceutical process optimization, drug discovery & development, and clinical diagnostic development. The organisation aspires to provide science-driven research solutions that lead to the advancement in the understanding of the genetic basis of disease and the delivery of better healthcare outcomes for patients


The Company has built substantial drug discovery expertise in oncology and is a leading provider of translational genomics research tools and drug discovery services to support the development of personalized medicines.


We are recruiting for a Business Development / Sales Executive to expand the sales team in Europe in their cell line product/reagent business. This key role will generate awareness and sell Isogenic cell lines, Reporter kits, custom cell line generation kits and cellular models and gene modulation kits.


Responsibilities:

Commercial Sales is the life blood of any company and you will be part of a vibrant organisation. You must be able to drive short-term revenue and build long-term relationships.


Mission:


  • Grow new business revenue and establish business relationships within the region

  • Implement corporate sales and marketing plans

  • Secure and retain business through professional, consultative, proactive sales activities directed at decision-makers and decision influencers at new clients

  • Individual will position the company as a primary or preferred provider for disease model cell lines, endogenous reporter kits and custom cell engineering services and kits

  • Interact with operations and marketing to close new business and develop long-term relationships

  • Interact positively with the entire business development team

Skills and Abilities:


  • Demonstrated sales ability coupled with sales planning and ability to execute an agreed sales strategy

  • An understanding of cell-based assays in drug discovery

  • Ability to assess client needs and craft recommendations through effective written and oral presentations

  • Analytical skills; ability to read, analyze, and interpret data, produce reports and documents to support sales arguments

  • Ability to identify leads, assess the value of new business/product opportunities and close deals

  • Solid technical background coupled with a commercial attitude and desire to succeed

Characteristics:


  • Demonstrated business acumen and responds proactively to business challenges

  • Self-motivated and driven to achieve goals

  • Makes good business decisions and solves problems

  • Established network of contacts in the local drug discovery industry

  • Able to lead the business development process, coordinate multinational teams and support deal negotiations to reach final agreements

  • Person should be persuasive and be effective in negotiation

Qualifications:


  • Minimum BS, MS / PhD preferable, in a Life Sciences discipline

  • Sales experience is desirable however the company are also looking to speak with you if you have a strong technical background and a desire to move into sales.

  • Demonstrable understanding of cell-based assays, cell and molecular biology ESSENTIAL

Location:


  • Home based in France or Belgium

  • This position requires frequent travel in Europe.

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


Job Ref: 9845


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Business Development Executive France | Lignees cellulaires

Business Development Manager | Early Drug Discovery | Europe | to £56K (£70K OTE)

A global contract research organisation is keen to recruit a new Business Development Manager in Europe to focus specifically on their preclinical drug discovery services. You will be responsible for identifying and developing new clients across Europe involved in early stage drug discovery research work, there are some defined key accounts that you will also manage relationships with. The nature of the sales process is complex and project based requiring the involvement of several other departments to develop clear and relevant proposals that can be presented to customers.


This company have clear market advantages over their competitors and are growing globally, further expansion is planned and further career development opportunities will exist.


We are keen to speak with those who have a proven track record of business development within the preclinical drug discovery services sector, a strong deals” sheet with the ability to negotiate multi million pound contracts. To discuss this opportunity in confidence contact Scott on 01279 657716 or email scott@seltekconsultants.co.uk.


Job Ref: 9844


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Business Development Manager | Early Drug Discovery | Europe | to £56K (£70K OTE)

Friday, June 13, 2014

Field Applications Specialist | HTS Liquid Handling | Europe | to £60K

Do you have a strong technical background in automated liquid handling or HTS platforms within a genomic, proteomic or screening environment, if so we have a tremendous opportunity for you! We are recruiting for a highly innovative manufacturer of an automated liquid handling platform who are expanding their applications team and now need to hire a Field Applications Scientist. 

The role will involve pre sales demonstrations in the field and post sales technical training and support on the systems, you will be involved in developing new applications on the platform and conduct technical seminars and write white papers. There will be pan European travel as you will be supporting a European sales team.

As mentioned we are keen to speak with very experienced HTS or automated liquid handling users who have excellent communication skills and are ready for a new challenge. Those with the ability to speak French would be highly regarded although this is not absolutely essential, no previous applications experience is necessary as the technical background is the most important aspect of the role.

To discuss this opportunity in greater detail call Scott on 01279 657716 or email scott@seltekconsultants.co.uk in confidence.


Job Ref: 9843


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Field Applications Specialist | HTS Liquid Handling | Europe | to £60K

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Use your PhD and Spanish/Italian language skills! | South East UK | to £26K (£41K OTE)

  • Do you have a molecular biology PhD or laboratory experience?

  • Are you keen to begin your career outside of the laboratory in a market leading global genomics manufacturer?

  • Are you looking for a role where you can use your molecular biology experience to introduce customers to innovative products?

An extremely successful leader in genomics is hiring for a fluent speaker of both Spanish and Italian to join their commercial team of 10 who work with European customers. The products are instruments used by molecular biologists in a range of industries. Some of these markets are well established, others are new and developing so you will have existing customers to look after but will also be developing new business in exciting new markets such as biobanks, diagnostic laboratories, crop and livestock improvement. This company has a large R & D team and are continually improving existing and launching new innovative instruments which are changing the use of genomics globally.


This team has fun supportive atmosphere. The team are achieving their set targets and so are being awarded good bonuses and there are plans for future expansion to include new team members later this year and to increase the size of the team further next year.


You will be thoroughly trained on the products and on your commercial role. The existing team, including the manager, are extremely friendly and supportive and will support you to help you achieve success quickly. You will benefit from good opportunities for future career progression and an excellent benefits package.


If you are a fluent Italian, Spanish and English speaker with molecular experience either from a PhD or a laboratory role, and are looking for a role outside of the laboratory call Caroline on 01279 657716 or caroline@seltekconsultants.co.uk.


Job Ref: 9838


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Use your PhD and Spanish/Italian language skills! | South East UK | to £26K (£41K OTE)

Use your molecular PhD and French communication skills! | South East UK | to £26K (£41K OTE)

  • Do you have a molecular biology PhD or laboratory experience?

  • Are you keen to begin your career outside of the laboratory in a market leading global genomics manufacturer?

  • Are you looking for a role where you can use your molecular biology experience to introduce customers to innovative products?

An extremely successful leader in genomics is hiring for a French speaker to join their commercial team of 10 who work with European customers. The products are instruments used by molecular biologists in a range of industries. Some of these markets are well established, others are new and developing so you will have existing customers to look after but will also be developing new business in exciting new markets such as biobanks, diagnostic laboratories, crop and livestock improvement. This company has a large R & D team and are continually improving existing and launching new innovative instruments which are changing the use of genomics globally.


This team has fun supportive atmosphere. The team are achieving their set targets and so are being awarded good bonuses and there are plans for future expansion to include new team members later this year and to increase the size of the team further next year.


You will be thoroughly trained on the products and on your commercial role. The existing team, including the manager, are extremely friendly and supportive and will support you to help you achieve success quickly. You will benefit from good opportunities for future career progression and an excellent benefits package.


If you are a fluent French and English speaker with molecular experience either from a PhD or a laboratory role, and are looking for a role outside of the laboratory call Caroline on 01279 657716 or caroline@seltekconsultants.co.uk.


Job Ref: 9837


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Use your molecular PhD and French communication skills! | South East UK | to £26K (£41K OTE)

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

PhD in Nanotechnology? Good communicator? Happy to travel? to £35K (£45K OTE)

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the leaders in the nanotechnology industry. This innovative company is looking to recruit a Business Development Manager to cover the midlands and south of the UK. This is a fantastic opportunity to build a strong career in a leading organisation.


This company offers a fantastic range of surface measurement instruments from Atomic Force, surface profilers, 3D optical microscopes and mechanical testing instruments.


This territory has been very well managed. This role is open due to promotion, so there will be a strong handover period. You will be responsible for the academic and industrial accounts. There will be a particular emphasis on the industrial accounts, so experience working in industry with similar instruments or sales experience into the industry sector would be ideal.


This company offer fantastic career progression and personal development. You will have the opportunity to work with one of the best known players in this market with the support of a strong sales manager and continuous training.


You will need excellent communication skills, commercial acumen and a strong drive to get into sales. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of AFM, metrology, mechanical testing or surface profiling. Sales experience into industrial accounts is preferred, although, an exceptional physical sciences graduate with some commercial experience outside of the industry, and experience using these systems in an industrial setting will also be considered.


A competitive package is on offer. A 70:30 split on salary/bonus with a company car, healthcare, pension, mobile, laptop and a range of other benefits.


For more information, please contact Kristina Wraight on 01639698225 or Kristina@seltekconsultants.co.uk


Job Ref: 9841


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PhD in Nanotechnology? Good communicator? Happy to travel? to £35K (£45K OTE)

Career change for Biomedical Scientists | South East UK | to £32K (£38K OTE)

Do you have experience working in a Clinical Laboratory? Are you ready to escape the NHS structure?Do you want to work for a company that offers you training and career progression?Do you enjoy supporting colleagues or troubleshooting? If so, this role could be for you! One of my favourite clients is looking for a Biomedical Scientist to work as an Inhouse Clinical Application Specialist to be based in their offices in the Western Home Counties. 

The company is gaining a reputation in the industry for the quality of their products. They manufacture molecular diagnostic instrumentation and associated kits used in the detection of infectious diseases. The products are not only the most accurate, but are also among the fastest in the market. They also have a fantastic product pipeline for 2014, which is very exciting. 

Your main responsibilities will include ensuring customer satisfaction by providing information, and by troubleshooting issues on the company’s instruments and reagents over the phone and by email.

They are looking for a passionate individual with relevant experience as a Microbiological Laboratory Technician or Clinical Laboratory Scientist for Microbiology in a hospital or commercial clinical laboratory. Excellent communication skills are essential. 

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


Job Ref: 9840


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Career change for Biomedical Scientists | South East UK | to £32K (£38K OTE)

Senior Mechanical Engineer | Medical or IVD device development | to £65K

Are you a Mechanical Engineer with experience of project management within a medical or In-Vitro Diagnostics device development?


Do you want to make a difference to the laboratory automation landscape by bringing an innovative product to the market?


Our client develops and manufactures game-changing laboratory automation equipment. This rapidly growing company is taking on a new challenge and adding a new product in automation of IVD applications to its pipeline.


You are an experienced senior Mechanical Engineer with a successful track record of multidisciplinary project management. With both technical and project management responsibilities and reporting directly to the CTO, you will be involved in managing, developing and delivering an early stage concept through to a CE-IVD marked product. You will work as part of an interactive team and help to shape the company’s future. This is an excellent opportunity to take a leading role in the development of a disruptive technology and have direct impact on the success and future of the company.


Key responsibilities:


  • Hands on Mechanical Development of a CE-IVD marked product.

  • Project management of a multidisciplinary project, including: hardware, reagents and consumables.

  • Supporting all phases of the product from development through to production and product lifecycle management.

  • Working with the management team to define product strategy and future product requirements.

  • Working with quality and regulatory personnel to ensure documentation and product compliance with the target directives.

  • Bimonthly reporting to both CTO and CEO of project progress against forecast.

  • Mitigation planning.

Requirements (all essential):


  • Significant experience of hands-on managing technically challenging, multidisciplinary projects within a medical or IVD device development.

  • Minimum degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering or similar.

  • Track record of problem solving ability and taking development projects from seed through to launched product in medical or IVD applications.

  • Ability, confidence and knowledge to understand and challenge the product development from first principles.

  • Broad knowledge of mechanical, instrumentation and fluidic systems.

  • High level of regulatory and quality understanding for development and launch of medical or IVD products, containing mechanical hardware, consumables and reagents.

  • High level of injection moulding knowledge.

  • Willingness for global travel.

For more information about this opportunity contact Keren on +44 (0)1279 657716 or keren@seltekconsultants.co.uk.


Job Ref: 9839


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Senior Mechanical Engineer | Medical or IVD device development | to £65K

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

European Distribution Account Manager | Ophthalmology | Midlands | to £45K (£50K OTE)

A medium sized, fast growing ophthalmology manufacturer is looking to grow its team and appoint a distribution account manager to manage and grow their distribution network across Europe.


You will work closely with the Sales and Marketing Director to establish yourself as the contact throughout Europe. You will be responsible for managing the sales through the distribution networks as well as sourcing new distributors and partners. You will attend conferences and bring back product ideas to the development team.


This company has very exciting growth plans and excellent career prospects. With a nearly non-existent staff turnover, you will feel part of a close, integrated team and really feel like you have input into the growth of the company.


You will need a strong understanding of the ophthalmology sector with some sales experience into the industry. Frequent european travel is expected.


If you feel you have the right background and would like to find out if this position is right for you, please call Kristina Wraight on 01639698225 or kristina@seltekconsultants.co.uk for a confidential discussion.


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European Distribution Account Manager | Ophthalmology | Midlands | to £45K (£50K OTE)

Instrumentation Specialist | Ophthalmology | Netherlands | to €54K (€65K OTE)

  • Do you have sales experience in the field of ophthalmology?

  • Have you sold capital equipment into the healthcare sector in the Netherlands?

  • Are you looking for an opportunity to develop business for a new line of exciting instrumentation?

  • Are you looking for a company that wants to invest in your personal development?

If yes, this role is for you.


This role is open due to a high level of interest in a new line of instrumentation used to assist in retinal surgery. This company has had excellent success in the last 6 months, and are looking for a dedicated instrumentation sales person to focus on this new line of products across the Netherlands.


They are looking for someone who has sold instruments into the ophthalmology sector in the Netherlands as well as the passion and drive to make a real impact to this business.


For more information, please contact Kristina Wraight on +441639698225 or kristina@seltekconsultants.co.uk


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Instrumentation Specialist | Ophthalmology | Netherlands | to €54K (€65K OTE)

Thursday, June 05, 2014

Field Applications & Servicing Specialist | ICP-MS | UK

  • Are you an ICP-MS advanced user with applications and method development experience?

  • Are you itching to get out of the lab and want to get out in the field?

  • Or maybe you are an ICP-MS Application Specialist up for a new challenge?
A rare opportunity has arisen to work for a major international ICP-MS manufacturer as a field ICP-MS Applications & Servicing specialist. The role involves training customers, instrument installation and routine servicing. You will be out in the field helping your customers with their ICP-MS needs, covering the area between the A50 and the M4 (central England).

This role comes with a very competitive salary, a large corporate benefits package and a company car (or car allowance). Extensive training and support will be provided, and no previous servicing experience is required!

For more information about this opportunity contact Keren on +44 (0)1279 657716 or keren@seltekconsultants.co.uk.

Job Ref: 9833

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Field Applications & Servicing Specialist | ICP-MS | UK | to £45K

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Clinical Application Specialist | South France | to €40K (€44K OTE)

One of my favourite clients is looking for an Inhouse Clinical Application Specialist.


The company is gaining a reputation in the industry for the quality of their products. They manufacture molecular diagnostic instrumentation and associated kits used in the detection of infectious diseases. The products are not only the most accurate, but are also among the fastest in the market. They also have a fantastic product pipeline for 2014, which is very exciting.


Your main responsibilities will include ensuring customer satisfaction by providing information, and by troubleshooting issues on the company’s instruments and reagents over the phone and by email.


They are looking for a passionate individual with relevant experience as a Microbiological Laboratory Technician or Clinical Laboratory Scientist for Microbiology in a hospital or commercial clinical laboratory. Excellent communication skills are essential. Fluent English is essential. This position will be based in the South of France.


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


Job Ref: 9831


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Clinical Application Specialist | South France | to €40K (€44K OTE)

Account Manager | Critical Care Equipment | South Thames & South East | to £38K (£50K OTE)

Are you looking to join a fast growing, market leading, medical device manufacturer that offers tremendous uncapped earnings 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. Those with experience in selling to ICUs & Critical Care environments are invited to apply.


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.


Experience securing high-value deals within the NHS and private hospitals is essential to be considered for this position.


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: 9830


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Account Manager | Critical Care Equipment | South Thames & South East | to £38K (£50K OTE)

Account Manager | Critical Care | North Thames & East Anglia | to £40K (£52K OTE)

If you have experience in the sales of medical or capital equipment we have a fantastic opportunity for you. Our client is looking for an experienced sales person to market their product portfolio into the East of England and North London market.


This role is ideal for those who enjoy working with the minimum of supervision, and with the ability to manage and develop key accounts in the region. Those with a good understanding of capital equipment products sold into the ICU & Critical Care environments will be at an advantage.


The ideal candidate will see the changes in the NHS as an opportunity for new business and will be able to demonstrate a successful track record in selling to the NHS and private sector hospitals.


With good prospects for growth and a competitive employment package this role is perfect for an experienced medical sales person looking for a new challenge whilst being supported by an international brand.


This role is a fantastic opportunity for anyone with a suitable background.


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


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Account Manager | Critical Care | North Thames & East Anglia | to £40K (£52K OTE)

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Account Manager | UK | Life Science Software | to £55K (£100K OTE)

A rare and exciting opportunity has become available within the life science software solutions field for an Account Manager. The company have a large range of market leading software solutions to manage, analyse and store the vast amount of data generated by modern research techniques in commercial laboratories around the world. The role will involve managing defined accounts across the UK and Northern Europe which are Pharma and Biotech research centres to build strategic relationships and effect purchasing decisions at CIO/VP level within these customers.


We are keen to speak with life science graduates who have a successful track record of either life science software sales experience or high value customisable instrument sales experience. You must be able to demonstrate a solution based selling approach to customers and have worked at a senior level. To discuss this exceptional opportunity contact Scott at 01279 657716 or email scott@seltekconsultants.co.uk


Job Ref: 9826


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Account Manager | UK | Life Science Software | to £55K (£100K OTE)

Technical Specialist & Product Manager | Automation Solutions | East Anglia | to £40K (£60K OTE)

Our client has developed a unique product range (instrument and consumables) for the automation of QC tablet testing/dissolution. About 100 million of these tests are performed globally per year and at the moment only 2% of these are done by automation, which means there is a vast market waiting to be seized.


Upon joining this small but fast growing company as a technical specialist/product manager, you will be developing the product commercially and technically. Initially you will act as a technical specialist involved in global applications work, supporting the sales team and distribution network. As the role develops, you will be more involved in the continuous evolution of the product range, using feedback from customers and liaising with the development team. Working with Sales and Marketing, you will define the strategic direction of the product in the UK and global distribution markets. This role is office-based in East Anglia with 20% international travel.


You will require a degree in Chemistry (ideally with an HPLC related background) and experience in a QC environment. You will have commercial experience as part of an equipment sales/support process. If you meet these requirements and are an ambitious individual ready to roll your sleeves up, you could earn up to a £40K basic salary and £50-60K OTE. Moreover this position could evolve into a more senior commercial position within the company.


For more information about this opportunity contact Keren on +44 (0)1279 657716 or keren@seltekconsultants.co.uk.


Job Ref: 9825


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Technical Specialist & Product Manager | Automation Solutions | East Anglia | to £40K (£60K OTE)