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Friday, January 30, 2015

Technical Training Specialist | Diagnostics, Virology | South of France | to €45K (€49K OTE)

Do you want to work for a leading molecular diagnostics company known for the accuracy, rapidity and ease of use of their products?

Are you fluent in French & English and have experience in virology?

Our client has a fantastic product portfolio in diagnostics and is currently expanding their infectious diseases range. They are looking for a technical training specialist who will be dedicated to their East & West African customers and local service providers. You will be part of an international team who are highly customer satisfaction oriented.

Your responsibilities will include:

– Supporting end users and local service providers with regular training on systems and TB, Ebola and HIV products

– Participating in training material improvement and implementation of eLearning

– Translating training materials into appropriate languages

– International travel (c. 30%)

This position combines the exciting aspects of an application specialist job (customer-facing, training, advising) with involvement in the development of training material (e.g. eLearning, videos). You will have excellent communication skills along with cultural sensitivity to interact with people internationally.

You will need to have experience in virology, ideally including work on TB. Customer-facing experience from the diagnostics industry is desirable. Fluency in English and French is essential.

Package: Salary up to c. 45,000 Euros + 10% company bonus + pension + healthcare + 25 days holidays. The company will also consider supporting relocation costs if necessary.

For more information about this opportunity contact Keren on +441279 657716 or keren@seltekconsultants.co.uk.

Job Ref: 10155

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Technical Training Specialist | Diagnostics, Virology | South of France | to €45K (€49K OTE)

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Regional Distribution Director | Ophthalmology | Middle East/Africa

Do you have experience dealing with distributors??


My client is a European based medical ophthalmology manufacturer! They have a fantastic reputation with the surgeons and clinical professionals that use them and are also very well respected by their competitors


In this role, you would be responsible for managing and growing the distribution network and sales teams. You could also be involved in product training and spending time in the field with the commercial teams during their visits. You may also be required to liaise with the key opinion leaders and also grow this network too.


They are looking for an individual with a great understanding of the ophthalmology sector, specifically vitreoretinal surgery. However, any medical device distribution experience will initially be considered.


In return, they offer a comprehensive package, with a very strong remuneration and bonus structure.


Please contact Phil on +44 (0)1279 657716 or phil@seltekconsultants.co.uk for more information!


Job Ref: 10148


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Regional Distribution Director | Ophthalmology | Middle East/Africa

Area Sales Manager | Vitreoretinal | Mid Germany | to €60K (€75K OTE)

  • Can you speak German and English??

  • Are you experience with ophthalmology capital equipment, specifically vitreoretinal equipment??

There is an opportunity in around the Baden Württemberg area of Germany for an Area Sales Manager for this very highly respected European Ophthalmology manufacturer! They have an excellent reputation with surgeons, who have very positive reviews about their products. Now would be an ideal time to join the business as they continue to grow and gain more business!


You will be promote and selling their range of capital and consumable ophthalmology products into critical care and theatre environments in the hospital. You will be working in a clinical applications specialist, who will use their technical knowledge on demonstrations and training. You must have experience with vitreoretinal products to be considered.


You do not have to be currently living in Germany, but if this is the case, you would need to relocate.


In return, you will get a market leading package, with great benefits, and a large bonus potential!


Please contact Phil on 01279 657716 or phil@seltekconsultants.co.uk for more information!


Job Ref: 10147


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Area Sales Manager | Vitreoretinal | Mid Germany | to €60K (€75K OTE)

Field Service Engineer | Spectroscopy | Germany | to £55K (£60K OTE)

A well-respected outsourced service engineering company based in the UK is looking for a field service engineer based in Germany.


The role will involve service, maintenance and repair of scientific instrumentation e.g. mass spectroscopy, GC-MS, HPLC etc. Specific service engineering experience on these instruments is not required as full training will be provided.


The role offers an extra bonus scheme based upon customer satisfaction and retention which could be up to £6-7K per year.


Ideally you will be based between Dusseldorf and Dresden.


For this role you will need good technical and practical engineering skills with experience of laboratory automation or instrumentation.


The role will also involve the promotion of other company products so good communication and an interest in commercial activities will also be required.


For this role you will need to be fluent in German and English.


The role offers a base salary + bonus + company car + pension contributions


For a confidential discussion please contact Jonathan Pearse on +44 (0) 2380 786754 or email Jon@seltekconsultants.co.uk


Job Ref: 10146


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Field Service Engineer | Spectroscopy | Germany | to £55K (£60K OTE)

Remote Support Engineer | CT | South East | to £45K

  • Do you want to work for a market leader in healthcare??

  • Are you not a fan of driving thousands of miles a week, being in the field and away from home so much?

My client is one of the world’s best known and largest healthcare organisations. They have a fantastic reputation, not only for their top of the range products, but also for their company culture and working environment. They are currently looking for a Remote Support Engineer with expertise in CT imaging.


Ideally degree or HNC educated, you will only require a few years experience engineering specifically on CT products to be eligible. Strong communication skills will be paramount for this role! If you have some computer networking knowledge or experience, you will have an advantage.


In return, you will get an exceptional starting salary, with a very comprehensive and flexible benefits package, again one of the very top in the industry


Please contact Phil on 01279 657716 or phil@seltekconsultants.co.uk for more information!


Job Ref: 10145


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Remote Support Engineer | CT | South East | to £45K

Area Sales Manager | Vitreoretinal equipment | South West Germany | to €60K (€75K OTE)

  • Can you speak German and English??

  • Are you experience with ophthalmology capital equipment, specifically vitreoretinal equipment??

There is an opportunity in around the Stuggart area of Germany for an Area Sales Manager for this very highly respected European Ophthalmology manufacturer! They have an excellent reputation with surgeons, who have very positive reviews about their products. Now would be an ideal time to join the business as they continue to grow and gain more business!


You will be promote and selling their range of capital and consumable ophthalmology products into critical care and theatre environments in the hospital. You will be working in a clinical applications specialist, who will use their technical knowledge on demonstrations and training. You must have experience with vitreoretinal products to be considered.


You do not have to be currently living in Germany, but if this is the case, you would need to relocate.


In return, you will get a market leading package, with great benefits, and a large bonus potential!


Please contact Phil on 01279 657716 or phil@seltekconsultants.co.uk for more information!


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Area Sales Manager | Vitreoretinal equipment | South West Germany | to €60K (€75K OTE)

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Account Manager | Oxford | to £28K (£37K OTE)

A rare opportunity has become available due to continued expansion of the sales team in the UK for an Account Manager to join a world leading life science company in the Oxford region. This is an opportunity for someone with limited commercial experience to step into their first field based sales position with a high profile life science company, the role will involve supporting a very experienced key account manager with one defined academic accounts within Oxford. You will work very closely with this key account manager and take a product and a site based approach to map out and win business within this large academic centre.

We are keen to speak with life science graduate, MSc or PhD level scientists who can demonstrate commercial awareness, this could have been gained from outside of the scientific arena or from an inside sales role within the industry. You will have a defined career path to climb and will be aiming at gaining a key account manager position within 18 months to 2 years.To discuss this exciting position contact Scott on 01279 657716 or email scott@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 10142

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Account Manager | Oxford | to £38K (£37K OTE)

Monday, January 26, 2015

Account Manager - London | to £28K (£37K OTE)

A rare opportunity has become available due to continued expansion of the sales team in the UK for an Account Manager to join a world leading life science company. This is an opportunity for someone with limited commercial experience to step into their first field based sales position with a high profile life science company, the role will involve supporting a very experienced key account manager with two defined academic accounts within London. You will work very closely with this key account manager and take a product and site based approach to map out and win business within these large academic centres.We are keen to speak with life science graduate, MSc or PhD level scientists who can demonstrate commercial awareness, this could have been gained from outside of the scientific arena or from an inside sales role within the industry. You will have a defined career path to climb and will be aiming at gaining a key account manager position within 18 months to 2 years.To discuss this exciting position contact Scott on 01279 657716 or email scott@seltekconsultants.co.uk


Job Ref: 10141


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Account Manager - London | to £28K (£37K OTE)

Client Manager | Pharmaceutical Market Research | South East UK

Would you like to work with one of the world’s best and high respected research consultancy businesses?


My client works in over 50 different disease areas with the healthcare and pharmaceutical market. They concentrate on delivering a very bespoke service based of specific needs from a client. They work with over 80% of the world’s biggest brands! This organisation is the best places to be for job satisfaction and career development!


The Client Manager is responsible for delivery of research project to their small and mid sized accounts (approximately £250-500k), strategic account planning with Client Directors to drive more business within existing accounts, focusing on adding value to the brands that you work with.


You should have experience working in pharmaceutical market research, preferably managing people and projects.


In return you will get a great starting salary with bonus, a very generous car allowance, and excellent package.


Please contact Phil on 01279 657716 or phil@seltekconsultants.co.uk for more information!


Job Ref: 10139


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Client Manager | Pharmaceutical Market Research | South East UK

Friday, January 23, 2015

Ultrasound Application Specialist | UK | to £45K

PACS, HL7, WINDOWS, ULTRASOUND, GYNACOLOGY, OBSTETRICS, APPLICATIONS

  • Are you Tech savvy with experience in the use of ultrasound?

  • Are you getting fed up of listening to every inappropriate detail of people’s lives and would like an opportunity in a far more exciting environment?
An opportunity has arisen to train as an applications specialist with my client, who is a leader in ultrasound products and health systems. They are looking for the ideal candidate to be based in the south, but willing to travel around the UK. You will be giving pre-sales demonstrations and after-sales support training to clinical staff. You will also get the chance to support and train the current and new sales representatives.

Ideally, the successful candidate will have both clinical sonography experience and an IT background along with technical knowledge to provide application expertise and deliver customer training. . You have the choice of how you manage your time and where you work. So you could be Working from home 2 days a week and be out on sites 3 days a week.

In return, you will receive a generous package, a starting salary of between £40k and 45k (depending on experience) Benefits include car allowance, pension contributions.

If you have an outgoing character and plenty of enthusiasm please send your CV to Alfie@seltekconsultants.co.uk

PACS, HL7, WINDOWS, ULTRASOUND, GYNACOLOGY, OBSTETRICS, APPLICATIONS

Job Ref: 10140

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Ultrasound Application Specialist | UK | to £45K

Field Applications Specialist | NGS Diagnostics | UK | to £45K (£50K OTE)

  • Would you like to join an innovative molecular diagnostics provider?

  • Do you want to be part of an entrepreneurial organisation with huge growth opportunities?

  • Would you like to supporting next generation sequencing solutions for oncology?

This company provides a full NGS workflow solution for oncology diagnostics. Their solution includes products from patient sample through to data analysis. They are having huge success in Europe and are now focussing more on increasing their UK NHS customer base. This role is hugely integral to their small UK team. This is a great time to join as they are launching new products and going through a period of team growth.


You will be forging strong relationships with existing and potential customers. This is a key role because customers will rely on your experience to support them through the decision to purchase. You will be demonstrating instruments, answering queries, training them on the instruments and supporting the products if customers encounter problems when using them. You will be a reliable point of contact that they trust for technical advice. You will be working closely with the sales team and the team outside of Europe is in close contact so you will benefit from their positive team spirit.


This role will be covering the UK. The majority of the customers are in the Midlands and South. There will be some nights away for training and very occasional travel in Europe if your team members need additional support.The company are team spirited, entrepreneurial and motivated to make their products a huge success. They are definitely on the way up a steep curve of success so this is the perfect time to join them!


If you are an experienced applications specialist for instruments used for Next Generation Sequencing, microarray or qPCR and you are considering your next challenge, contact Caroline to speak confidentially on 01279 657716 or caroline@seltekconsultants.co.uk.


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Field Applications Specialist | NGS Diagnostics | UK | to £45K (£50K OTE)

Senior Director | Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Research | Midlands / South UK

Do you want to work for one of the fastest growing, global market research businesses??


My client has being going for over 40 years, performed close to 1,000 research projects and works in over 50 different disease areas with the healthcare and pharmaceutical market. Focusing on understanding their client’s business and needs allows them to specifically tailor the outputs to each individual project, giving the very highest quality of service. Working with a large number of the biggest brands in the world and operating in over 50 countries, this organisation is the best places to be for job satisfaction and career development!


They are currently looking for a Senior Client Director to lead their rapidly growing pharmaceutical team in London. You will be building revenue and delivering growth from a number of major existing £multi-million accounts, up-selling and cross selling, once you have a full understanding of their business goal and marketing plans. Your significant market research background will allow you to have expertise in analysis of market data, to enable you to create compelling answers and solutions for the projects.


To be considered, you have significant experience in a client focused market research role within pharmaceuticals (quantitative or qualitative). Within this experience, you must have managed £million + accounts, responsible for P+L, budgeting and forecasting, and lead teams. If you have had global research experience, that will be a distinct advantage. Additional languages are also highly desired.


In return, you will get a very competitive starting salary, with bonus, and a fantastic benefits package!


Please contact Phil on 01279 657716 or phil@seltekconsultants.co.uk for more information!


Job Ref: 10119


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Senior Director | Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Research | Midlands / South UK

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Business Development Associate | Epigenetics | South East UK | to £40K (£52K OTE)

  • Do you have a PhD in molecular biology?

  • Do you have at least 2 years of commercial experience in the scientific industry?

For a long time we thought that our genes were our destiny. However, with the study of epigenetics, we are now starting to understand how environmental factors can affect what information we pass on to the next generations.


My client is a growing start-up that has taken on the responsibility to bring epigenetics to the forefront of scientific research internationally. They have developed a unique kit for the sequencing of epigenetic markers in DNA and are developing new products as well as partnership opportunities with laboratories around the globe.


They are looking for a Business Development Associate to join their dynamic team. You will develop business globally via direct sales (of the kits but also promoting the science), building relationships with new and existing customers and feeding ideas from customers back to the R&D team.


You will hold a PhD in molecular biology (or equivalent laboratory experience) and some previous commercial experience in the scientific industry (ideally in the genomics or related sector). Experience in epigenetics and/or sequencing is desirable but not essential. The role includes ca. 30% of global travel.


Every employee gets shares in the company, and since the people behind it are also behind what is now a market leader in genomics, this is a really exciting time to join the company as you will grow together with it.


If you are a relationship-builder and passionate about the science but also about selling, please get in touch with Keren on 01279 657 716 or keren@seltekconsultants.co.uk.


Job Ref: 10138


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Business Development Associate | Epigenetics | South East UK | to £40K (£52K OTE)

Sales Specialist | Molecular Biology | South UK | to £43K (£65K OTE)

A leading manufacturer of molecular biology research products is expanding its commercial team in the South of the UK and is keen to recruit a Sales Specialist to focus specifically on commercial research accounts. These will include pharma, biotech and CRO customers across the South of the UK, the company have seen tremendous growth in this customer group over the past year hence the additional headcount. You will be supported by an excellent marketing and technical support team but be expected to have a detailed understanding of many molecular research techniques.


We are keen to hear from MSc or PhD level molecular biologists who have sales experience to the pharma, biotech or CRO customer base now ready to focus in a dedicated way to this customer segment. This is a great opportunity to join a small team who are showing tremendous sales growth, the company have a wonderful reputation in the research market for quality and are a recognised brand. To discuss this role in greater detail contact Scott on 01279 657716 or email scott@seltekconsultants.co.uk


Job Ref: 10137


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Sales Specialist | Molecular Biology | South UK | to £43K (£65K OTE)

Clinical Sales Specialist | North UK & Scotland | to £45K (£60K OTE)

A leading life science company is expanding its commercial team in the UK and is keen to recruit a Strategic Account Manager to focus specifically on the clinical diagnostics sector in the North of the UK and Scotland. The role will involve developing the clinical diagnostics business for a very well known brand within the research arena, to do this you will need to map the key customers and identify the correct approach to winning acceptance for their products.


We are keen to speak with graduates with research experience in molecular biology or MSc or PhD qualified molecular biologists with sales experience to the clinical diagnostics sector in the North of the UK or Scotland. You should have managed NHS customers before and understand the purchasing process within the clinical sector.


This is a rare opportunity to join a global brand in the genomic arena who are expanding their business in the UK, they offer a supportive environment and are renowned for their quality of products and depth of scientific knowledge of their commercial team. To discuss this role in greater detail contact Scott on 01279 657716 or email scott@seltekconsultants.co.uk


Job Ref: 10136


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Clinical Sales Specialist | North UK & Scotland | to £45K (£60K OTE)

Technical Sales Specialist | Laboratory Instruments & Equipment | Central UK | to £35K (£45K OTE)

Are you a consultative seller of scientific equipment/instruments?


Our client is a privately owned distributor selling laboratory equipment to industrial manufacturing companies (e.g. metal, aviation, automotive, food & beverage) as well as utilities,environmental and biotech labs.


We are currently looking for a self-starter with a good track-record of instrument or equipment sales, keen to take on an important territory in central England. This territory has been growing over 15% every year. You will be home-based (ideally near Derby, Nottingham or Leicester) and spend 4 days in the field visiting customers and 1 day at home planning your sales. You will have a good level of IT for CRM/pipeline management.


Package: up to £35K (£44K OTE), company car lease (£425/month), pension, shares after 1 year.


This company is growing, stable and employee-focussed and has a great reputation in the market! If you are a passionate seller looking to join a well-motivated, supportive and friendly sales team, this could be your next career move!

For more information about this opportunity contact Jonathan Pearse on 02380 786754 or jon@seltekconsultants.co.uk


Job Ref: 10133


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Technical Sales Specialist | Laboratory Instruments & Equipment | Central UK | to £35K (£45K OTE)

Account Manager | Cell products | Germany/Aus/Swiss region

The company supplies cutting edge genomics research tools to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, research and clinical sectors.


They are rapidly expanding and offer the potential for rapid career advancement.


The role is to develop sales in the Central European region with a focus on Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The products are in the consumable value range and will be targeting hospitals and clinics with a range of molecular reference standards for use in determining the effectiveness of diagnostics.


This is a business generation role and a chance to build business from an early level and get ahead of the completion.


For this opportunity you will need a strong background in genomics, molecular biology or molecular pathology. A PhD or similar level or research experience would be expected.


Sales experience is not essential if you are very motivated to enter the commercial sector however any sales experience would be an advantage.


The role is based is the Germany, Austria or Switzerland area and fluent German and English is required for this role. There is also a possibility this role could be based in the UK with regular travel to the region.


To discuss in more detail please contact Jonathan Pearse on +44(0) 2380 786 754 or email jon@seltekconsultants.co.uk


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Account Manager | Cell products | Germany/Aus/Swiss region

Instrument sales - Environmental & Chemistry applications | North West UK | to £36K (£48K OTE)

An innovative and international manufacturer producing specialised laboratory measuring instrumentation is looking to recruit a Sales Engineer in the North West Region The company has an brand that is well-known for quality and is a leading company in its market sector.


The business is 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 focus on a range of microwave instruments that are used in chemical synthesis and also in the preparation on samples for analytical work. The role will cover the Northern half of the UK.


The successful candidate will have a degree in science, chemistry, engineering, physics or a similar field. You will also have a proven track record of success in technical sales, preferably with experience selling instrumentation. There is a strong preference for you to be based in the North West region.


The company offers an excellent remuneration package including a company car, mobile phone, pension scheme and 3% commission on all sales.


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


Job Ref: 10122


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Instrument sales - Environmental & Chemistry applications | North West UK | to £36K (£48K OTE)

Internal Applications and Sales Support - Microscopy | South East

Here is a great opportunity with a global, high-tech company with over 3500 employees and an annual turnover of approximately $1 billion.


We are presenting an opening for an internal applications and sales support engineer to support their growing UK business, and to promote their range of research-grade cameras and microscope imaging systems in life-science microscopy.


The role consists of sales and technical support of microscopy imaging systems, high-quality CCD and scientific CMOS cameras in the biomedical and life science market. Full training on these products will be provided.


You will be primarily office based but there is also the opportunity to get involved with joint customer visits to demonstrate cameras (camera installation, software operation, image acquisition) and attendance at exhibitions/trade shows.


This role is part of an expanding team and will be the office based support to the field sales group. Your success will be measured by your contribution to the overall team results. The company is very supportive and you will be able to develop your product and commercial skills.


The role is office based with occasional UK -wide travel. The offices are situated between London and Cambridge.


The role requires a degree in life science, any experience with microscopes, camera systems or pathology would be an advantage. No previous commercial experience is required, however you will need to demonstrate a flair for dealing with customers and be able to explain why you would be interested to move into the commercial sector.


Please call Jonathan Pearse on +44(0) 2380 786 754 or email jon@seltekconsultants.co.uk


Job Ref: 10121


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Internal Applications and Sales Support - Microscopy | South East

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Product Manager | Ventilators | Switzerland | to chf100K (chf110K OTE)

  • Can you speak a good level of German?

  • Do you have a experience with ventilation products?

An exciting new product manager position has become available with a global manufacturer – They are widely known as having some of the best products in the market!


You would be responsible for creating all the marketing information for new products, co-ordinating national and EU marketing campaigns, and analysing the marketing trends and competitors activities to guide the future direction of their products.


Experience working either in sales or marketing with ventilators is essential. You should also have a good level of German and English, both written and verbal. It would be a particular advantage if you had a clinical background previous to this. You should already be living in Switzerland or willing to relocate.


In return, you will get an exceptional salary and bonus package which is almost unmatched anywhere else in Europe!


Please contact Phil on 01279 657716 or phil@seltekconsultants.co.uk for more information!


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Product Manager | Ventilators | Switzerland | to chf100K (chf110K OTE)

Sales | Genomics | Office based | Italian & Spanish speaking | South East | to £35K (£50K OTE)

  • Are you an experienced inside sales or field sales person looking for a technical sales opportunity?

  • Are you a BSc/MSc/PhD graduate in a biological science?

  • Would you like to work for a market leading global genomics manufacturer?

An extremely successful leader in genomics is hiring a fluent Spanish and Italian speaker to join their commercial team of 12 who work with European customers. The products are instruments used by molecular biologists in a range of industries. You will 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 a fun supportive atmosphere. They 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 offering more opportunities for promotion.


This is an ideal role if you enjoy sales and would prefer not to be out on the road everyday but still want to progress your career. This team is highly valued within the organisation. The existing team, including the manager, are extremely friendly and supportive so you will have every opportunity to achieve success quickly. You will also benefit from large bonus potential and an excellent benefits package. You will even get the chance to go out to California for training!


If you are a fluent Spanish, Italian and English speaker with sales experience and a bioscience degree, call Caroline on 01279 657716 or caroline@seltekconsultants.co.uk.


Job Ref: 10129


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Sales | Genomics | Office based | Italian & Spanish speaking | South East | to £35K (£50K OTE)

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Customer Service Executive | French Speaking | Scotland | to £19K

  • Fluent French speaker?

  • Looking to use your microbiology degree in a customer focused role?

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


This company are going through an exciting phase of growth across Europe and are looking to hire a customer service executive to be involved in all aspects of business support and development from their French customer base.


Based in the company headquarters in Scotland, you will be supporting the French sales manager with completion of sales orders, product enquiries, marketing and organisation of exhibitions. You will be handling these responsibilities over the phone and email as well as translating product collateral from English to French so a good command of the French language is critical.


This role would be an ideal for a French speaking graduate who is looking for their first commercial role and who would describe themselves as highly organised and a great communicator.


For more information, please contact Rachel on 01279657716 or rachel@seltekconsultants.co.uk


Job Ref: 10128


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Customer Service Executive | French Speaking | Scotland | to £19K

Monday, January 19, 2015

Technical Support Engineer | Molecular Biology Instruments | NW England | to £28K (£30K OTE)

  • Do you want to use your Life sciences degree and molecular biology (instruments-based) experience in a customer focused role?

  • A leading manufacturer of laboratory 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 rare opportunity contact Keren on 01279 657716 or keren@seltekconsultants.co.uk.


Job Ref: 10127


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Technical Support Engineer | Molecular Biology Instruments | NW England | to £28K (£30K OTE)

Field Service Engineer - trainee | LC-MS | M4 corridor | to £35K (£38K OTE)

  • Do you have extensive hands-on experience of LC-MS including method development and/or maintenance?

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

A leading manufacturer of analytical chemistry instruments is expanding its service team within the UK and is keen to recruit someone with hands-on use of LCMS and train them to become a field service engineer. Once fully trained and confident in your abilities you will be installing, servicing and handling emergency breakdowns of high value analytical chemistry instruments at customer laboratories in the Oxford/M4 corridor area.

Initially you will have extensive training on the products and service protocol before working alongside a very experienced engineer in the field with the aim of working independently as and when you are ready for this.


I am keen to speak with chemistry graduates who have some hands-on laboratory experience using LCMS. Those who have had to carry out calibration/maintenance and running repairs would be of particular interest. Candidates currently working as LC-MS service engineers will also be considered.


Package: Basic salary £25-35K (depending on experience), 10% company bonus, a company car, private healthcare and pension. Extensive training and support will be provided and no previous customer-facing experience is required!


This is a rare opportunity to step in or develop your career in the field service arena! Contact Keren on 01279 657716 or email keren@seltekconsultants.co.uk for further information.


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Field Service Engineer - trainee | LC-MS | M4 corridor | to £35K (£38K OTE)

Thursday, January 15, 2015

European Distribution Manager | Laboratory Instrumentation | UK based | to £50K (£60k OTE)

Do you have European Distribution Management experience in the lab instrumentation market?

If so, this might be the role for you!

An ambitious lab instruments manufacturer is looking for a European Regional Sales Manager. Their laboratory product range consists mainly of heating/cooling equipment. The company prides itself on product quality and first class customer service and is well respected in the industry.


You will be responsible for increasing sales throughout Europe by managing, training and supporting the distribution network. This role involves 20-25% travel throughout Europe. You will ideally be located within commuting distance to the office in East Anglia but a home office anywhere in the UK will also be considered.


You will need to hit the ground running so previous European Distribution Management experience is essential. You will have previously used KPI to monitor distributors performance, as well as used corrective actions to drive sales. You do not need any particular technical background since the products are fairly simple and in-house product training will be provided.


Package: Basic salary £35-50K (depending on experience) + uncapped bonus + car allowance + pension.

If you are interested in this opportunity, contact Keren on 01279 657 716 or keren@seltekconsultants.co.uk.


Job Ref: 10124


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European Distribution Manager | Laboratory Instrumentation | UK based | to £50K (£60k OTE)

Digital Marketing Assistant | South East UK | to £28K

  • Do you have any website auditing and maintenance experience or a strong interest in digital marketing and a keen eye for detail?

  • Would you like to work for a manufacturer of scientific equipment and be involved with the websites of its various distributors worldwide?
Our client is an established lab instruments manufacturer and is looking for Digital Marketing Assistant based in their office in East Anglia. The company prides itself on product quality and first class customer service and is well respected in the industry.

This vacancy has been created to ensure the company’s products are accurately and consistently presented on their distributors websites and that their distributor representation is better than their competitors.

This role requires strong analytical skills with an eye for detail since, for at least the first 6 months, 80% of the role will consist in planning audit and maintaining these various distributors websites (examining the structure and content of websites including titles, descriptions, content navigation and other factors such as website SEO). You will be comfortable working on repetitive tasks without loss of attention to detail. Your communication skills will allow a smooth interaction with web designers internationally.

Other duties will include assisting the company’s marketing executive with the general maintenance of the brands web presence (including social media, mobile app etc.). In this role, the ratio of web analysis to other digital marketing duties will evolve over time as the auditing is completed (6 to 12 months).

You will ideally have some marketing and/or web-based experience. Previous HTML coding, web analytics and SEO experience is not essential but preferable. Package: salary depending on experience (£22-28K), pension + 21 days holiday. This role will initially report to the Global Sales & Marketing Manager.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please get in contact with Rachel on 01279 657 716 or Rachel@seltekconsultants.co.uk

Job Ref: 10120

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Digital Marketing Assistant | South East UK | to £28K

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Marketing Manager EMEA | Cardiac Implantable Devices |Europe | to £60K (£75K OTE)

  • Are you ready to join a world leader with over 20,000 of their cardiovascular devices installed globally?

  • Are you an experienced marketing professional with broad exposure product development and market analytics?
My client operates throughout the EU and USA. They design and manufacturer the highest quality and innovative cardiac implantable devices available on the market today. They are looking for a Marketing Manager to cover their operations through Europe, Middle East and Africa regions.

You will be responsible for developing marketing plans to support the sales staff in driving the business forward, fully involved in EU product launches, understanding and applying market research to reinvent, refine and create new product line strategies. You will also be growing and maintain the key opinion leader network to help test and validate your market strategy.

To be eligible, you should be degree educated (Science, engineering and business preferred), with a track record of success working independently on project and managing multiple projects simultaneously. Experience working in cross-functional teams is highly desired. Previous sales experience advantageous.

In return, you will get a very generous starting salary with bonus, private healthcare, great pension scheme and a fully encompassing benefits package.

Please contact Phil on 01279 657716 or phil@seltekconsultants.co.uk for more details!

Job Ref: 10118

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Marketing Manager EMEA | Cardiac Implantable Devices |Europe | to £60K (£75K OTE)

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Product Manager Cytogenetics - Global | South West UK | to £50K (£55K OTE)

A growing UK biotechnology company that operates globally is keen to recruit a Global Product Manager to its marketing team through expansion of the team and product portfolio. The role will involve taking a strategic marketing lead for a defined group of products within the molecular genetics/diagnostics field, you will be involved in all areas from product development discussions, pre and post launch campaigns and product life cycle management. You will be supported by a great marcomms team and have a high degree of autonomy. As this is a UK company you will have the opportunity to liaise directly with the R&D teams and also directly influence the strategy on a global scale.


We are keen to speak with experienced product managers within the clinical diagnostics/molecular diagnostics or cytogenetics field. We would also be keen to speak with those with strong cytogenetics experience in sales or applications roles now looking to move into a product management position. To discuss this rare opportunity in confidence contact Scott on 01279 657716 or email scott@seltekconsultants.co.uk


Job Ref: 10115


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Product Manager Cytogenetics - Global | South West UK | to £50K (£55K OTE)

Marketing Executive | London | to £23K (£25K OTE)

A wonderful opportunity has become available for someone who is keen to take their first step into the commercial side of the life science industry without the pressure of sales targets! Our client is effectively the voice of the Biotechnology industry in the UK and has a large membership group promoting investment and working relationships within the biotechnology sector. The company is keen to recruit a Membership and Marketing Executive who will join their commercial team and help co-ordinate all aspects of the relationship with existing members, help deliver the marketing plan and support the commercial team in retaining members by developing excellent working relationships with them.


We are keen to speak with life science graduates or marketing graduates who are happy to commute to central London daily and have a genuine interest in the commercial world as it relates to the biotechnology industry. Excellent written and verbal communication skills will be essential. This is a tremendous opportunity to start your career within one of the fastest growing industries in the world! Contact Scott on 01279 657716 or email scott@seltekconsultants.co.uk


Job Ref: 10114


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Marketing Executive | London | to £23K (£25K OTE)

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Business Development | NGS products | France | to €75K (€105K OTE)

  • Do you enjoy developing new business?

  • Would you like to be one of the first employees for a new European team in the genomics market?

  • Would you like to work for an established, privately owned and profitable manufacturer?

If so, this may be the role for you!


This established manufacturer has the exciting feel of a spin-out in Europe with the security and structure because it is a profitable, privately owned company based in the US. They are leaders in the growing NGS market where their products are well regarded.


They have developed a new European team over the past year and are looking for a business developer within the genomics market to be based in France. The company is extremely customer focussed and takes great pride in providing excellent instruments and support so you will be an integral part of this well respected team. You will be working autonomously, taking control of France, Belgium, Portugal, Spain and French-speaking Switzerland as a territory. With support from field applications, field service and customer service to help you to look after your customers and maintain the strong company reputation. There are already some existing customers and as the NGS market is continuing to boom in new markets such as clinical you should easily be able to develop new business.


You will be part of a motivated, friendly team who are keen to help you to get things up and running. This is a wonderful opportunity to use your previous sales experience within the genomics sector to build something for yourself and to be a part of this growing team in Europe.


To discuss this rare opportunity, please contact Caroline Searby on 01279 657716 or caroline@seltekconsultants.co.uk


Job Ref: 10113


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Business Development | NGS products | France | to €75K (€105K OTE)

Inside Sales Specialist (Trainee) | Biology Products | Midlands | to £27K (£29K OTE)

Looking to move out of the lab into your first sales role?


This is a rare opportunity to join a technology leading company which provides widely used cell-based assays to pharma, biotech and academic labs.


The company is looking for a driven individual to join their sales team in the West Midlands, ideally someone from a biological sciences background who is keen to move into their first sales role.


As an Inside Sales Specialist, you will develop sales across Northern Europe through effective telephone based sales activity. You will have full support of an experienced sales team along with ongoing training to ensure your confidence and success into this role.


You will have an MSc or PhD in biological sciences (ideally in immunology and/or oncology), a natural ability to engage people and show a passion for sales. Excellent communication skills, high levels of enthusiasm and energy are essential.


For more information about this opportunity contact Keren on 01279 657716 or keren@seltekconsultants.co.uk.


Job Ref: 10111


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Inside Sales Specialist (Trainee) | Biology Products | Midlands | to £27K (£29K OTE)

Field Service Engineer & Applications Specialist | HPLC & GC | Entry level | to £25K (£27K OTE)

  • Do you want to use your Chemistry or Life sciences degree and HPLC, GC and/or MS experience in a customer focused role?

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

A leading manufacturer of analytical chemistry instruments is looking to expand its team of Field Service Engineers. This is a rare entry-level role which comes with fantastic training and career progression opportunities.


The role involves instrument installation and routine servicing of HPLC, GC (and later on MS), as well as training customers and supporting them with method development and applications. You will be out in the field helping customers with their analytical instruments needs.


Package: Basic salary £22-25K (depending on experience), 10% company bonus, a company car, private healthcare and pension. Extensive training and support will be provided and no previous customer-facing experience is required!


You will be based in Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Warwickshire or Worcestershire, ideally near a motorway, or prepared to relocate.


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


Job Ref: 10110


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Field Service Engineer & Applications Specialist | HPLC & GC | Entry level | to £25K (£27K OTE)

Technical Support Engineer | Analytical Chemistry | NW England | to £28K (£30K OTE)

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 01279 657716 or keren@seltekconsultants.co.uk.


Job Ref: 10109


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Technical Support Engineer | Analytical Chemistry | NW England | to £28K (£30K OTE)

Business Development Associate | Epigenetics | South East UK | to £38K (£49K OTE)

  • Do you have a PhD in molecular biology?

  • Do you have some commercial experience in the scientific industry or evidence of an entrepreneurial mind (e.g. business competition)?

For a long time we thought that our genes were our destiny. However, with the study of epigenetics, we are now starting to understand how environmental factors can affect what information we pass on to the next generations.


My client is a growing start-up that has taken on the responsibility to bring epigenetics to the forefront of scientific research internationally. They have developed a unique kit for the sequencing of epigenetic markers in DNA and are developing new products as well as partnership opportunities with laboratories around the globe.


They are looking for a Business Development Associate to join their dynamic team. You will develop business across Europe via direct sales (of the kits but also promoting the science), building relationships with new and existing customers and feeding ideas from customers back to the R&D team.


You will hold a PhD in molecular biology (or equivalent laboratory experience) and some previous commercial/entrepreneurial experience. Experience in epigenetics and/or sequencing is desirable but not essential. The role includes ca. 30% of European travel.


Every employee gets shares in the company, and since the people behind it are also behind what is now a market leader in genomics, this is a really exciting time to join the company as you will grow together with it.


If you are a relationship-builder and passionate about the science but also about selling, please get in touch with Keren on 01279 657 716 or keren@seltekconsultants.co.uk.


Job Ref: 10108


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Business Development Associate | Epigenetics | South East UK | to £38K (£49K OTE)

Senior Product Manager | Oncology | Cambridge

A world leading supplier of cancer research products is searching for an enthusiastic and experienced marketing professional to join their global marketing team.


This exciting opportunity will involve:


  • Managing all marketing activities for the cancer research product line- from strategic planning to tactical marketing. This will involve collaboration with both regional and global marketing teams.

  • Working closely with the product development and manufacturing teams to implement improvement strategies you have established from customer feedback and competitor analysis.

  • Support international teams and distributors by resolving problems and product training.

  • Management of a budget for all marketing activities.

The company is a leading manufacturer and distributor of antibodies, proteins and biochemical products with established customers in the academic and biotech markets. They provide a high energy environment where you can take control from day one.


This role is a superb opportunity for someone who has product management experience in the life science industry that is seeking a senior role where they can enjoy working within a global team looking after an extensive product line.


You will be based at the company’s Cambridge office and a very attractive salary as well as a very friendly working environment is on offer.


For more information please contact Rachel Bowman on 01279657716 or rachel@seltekconsultants.co.uk


Job Ref: 10107


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Senior Product Manager | Oncology | Cambridge

Monday, January 05, 2015

Field Applications & Laboratory | NGS | West Midlands | to £40K

  • Are you working in an NHS lab looking for your next step into a field applications role?

  • Do you have a passion for molecular diagnostics?

  • Would you like to get involved in supporting next generation sequencing solutions for oncology?

This is a rare and extremely exciting opportunity to keep one foot in the lab whilst experiencing a commercial role at the same time! This company provides a full NGS workflow solution for oncology diagnostics. Their products go all the way from patient sample through to data analysis. They are having huge success in Europe and are now focussing more on increasing their UK NHS customer base. This role is hugely integral to their small UK team. You will be carrying out a dual role, part field applications specialist and part lab based.


You will utilise your molecular experience in an NHS laboratory. So if you have a background using qPCR, microarray or NGS as a biomedical or clinical scientist this could be a perfect opportunity to use your experience. Working on a project along with a PhD student, you will be responsible for running this company’s NGS system and products using patient samples to collect and analyse data for the oncology testing range. Your initial focus will be on melanoma, small cell lung cancer and colorectal cancer. This role is vital to increasing business in the NHS as it will enable the company to build up a package of data to help them to prove themselves in this market and achieve national procurement.


The field applications part of the role will run alongside this. You will be forging strong relationships with existing and potential customers. This is a key role because customers will rely on your experience to support them through the decision to purchase. You will be demonstrating instruments, answering queries, training on the instruments and supporting the products if customers encounter problems when using them. You will be a reliable point of contact that they trust for technical advice. So if you find it naturally easy to connect with people and enjoy training junior members of your team this could work very well for you.


The company are team spirited, entrepreneurial and motivated to make their products a huge success. They are definitely on the way up a steep curve of success so this is the perfect time to join them!


If you are a registered Biomedical Scientist or Clinical Science and would like to use your experience to progress in industry and take on a new challenge in an exciting company who are launching new products and going through a period of team growth contact Caroline to speak confidentially on 01279 657716 or caroline@seltekconsultants.co.uk.


Job Ref: 10105


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Field Applications & Laboratory | NGS | West Midlands | to £40K

Business Development | Genomics Clinical Software | Europe | to €80K (€110K OTE)

  • Are you looking for an innovative company in the Next Generation Sequencing market?

  • Are you keen to close the bottleneck caused by bioinformatics to speed up diagnostics and improve healthcare?

  • Do you want to shape a company’s future?

This role is with an innovative company which is commercialising a technology which speeds up and reduces the cost of data analysis for Next generation sequencing in the clinical market. They will offer a cloud based solution which could be used with other software providers analytical products.


This company is aiming to be the gold standard in high performance accelerated genomics. As such they have hired the best people to support them in their product development. They also have the experience to make this solution extremely secure to ensure patient data privacy. They have maintained the integrity of the science behind the service but have the ability to speed this up rather than using simplified alternative algorithms. This reduces the cost as well as the time between patient sample and result.


With an excellent service ready to release they are now hiring for their first commercial team members. This company clearly has a strong technical team of IT and engineering staff. But they have a commercially savvy CEO and Commercial manager with vast experience commercialising technical products/services. This means that they have the experience to make this a success and will give you the opportunity to be heavily involved in shaping your role but also the future of this company.


In this position as a business development manager you will be promoting the service offering in Europe, ensuring that users publish data and using this to drive new business via developing relationships with potential customers. You will also be developing relationships with distributors and also identifying potential partners.


This is the time to be involved in bioinformatics for the genomics market.


If you are experienced in business development or in a consultative sales role in the NGS clinical market, and are keen to use this entrepreneurial start up environment, call Caroline on 01279 657716 or caroline@seltekconsultants.co.uk.


Job ref: 10094


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Business Development | Genomics Clinical Software | Europe | to €80K (€110K OTE)

Product Manager | Genomics Clinical Software | Belgium | to €80K

  • Are you looking for an innovative company in the Next Generation Sequencing market?

  • Are you keen to close the bottleneck caused by bioinformatics to speed up diagnostics and improve healthcare?

  • Do you want to shape a company’s future?

This role is with an innovative company which is commercialising a technology which speeds up and reduces the cost of data analysis for Next generation sequencing in the clinical market. They will offer a cloud based solution which could be used with other software providers analytical products.


This company is aiming to be the gold standard in high performance accelerated genomics. As such they have hired the best people to support them in their product development. They also have the experience to make this solution extremely secure to ensure patient data privacy. They have maintained the integrity of the science behind the service but have the ability to speed this up rather than using simplified alternative algorithms. This reduces the cost as well as the time between patient sample and result.


With an excellent service ready to release they are now hiring for their first commercial team members. This company clearly has a strong technical team of IT and engineering staff. But they have a commercially savvy CEO and Commercial manager with vast experience commercialising technical products/services. This means that they have the experience to make this a success and will give you the opportunity to be heavily involved in shaping your role but also the future of this company.


As a product manager you will be working closely with sales and marketing to feedback from the customers and the product development team. You will be looking at the market and competitors and placing your product effectively. You will work closely with sales, marketing and the development team.


This is the time to be involved in bioinformatics for the genomics market.


If you can understand what the NGS users in the clinical market want, have experience working with genomics and bioinformatics in a clinical laboratory environment and are keen to use this in a commercial environment, call Caroline on 01279 657716 or caroline@seltekconsultants.co.uk.


Job Ref: 10093


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Product Manager | Genomics Clinical Software | Belgium | to €80K

Product Specialist | Spectrophotometers | South East UK | to £27K (£32K OTE)

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

  • Would you enjoy the opportunity to travel internationally and help customers?

This role is a varied role combining office based technical support and supporting customers by servicing and fixing their instruments. You will also do some promotional work. If you enjoy travelling and like the idea of getting out to meet customers and developing relationships with them to help them to achieve the best they can from the products they have bought from you then this is a great opportunity for you. But you will also have a friendly team environment in the office with 6 people in your immediate team.


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 experience with spectrophotometers and should be confident to install and fix these after some training. You should also have some 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: 1007


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Product Specialist | Spectrophotometers | South East UK | to £27K (£32K OTE)