Scientific Account Manager (Life Sciences Instrumentation)

  • Job Reference: RH1752LSNHC
  • Date Posted: 24 May 2018
  • Location: Luton, Bedfordshire
  • Salary: £39,000 to £40,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + 19% Bonus + Car + Benefits Package
  • Sector: Laboratory, Pharmaceutical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

My client is part of one of the largest medical and laboratory equipment suppliers in the world. This instantly recognisable brand leader supplies a wide range of life science based laboratory systems to the research sector, and offers 'best in class' solutions across their range of products and systems. Key product areas include systems used within the fields of life sciences, haematology, clinical chemistry, microbiology, immunology and pathology. Supported by a truly multi-national 'blue-chip' technology group, their commitment to investment in Research and Development is second to none in their industry, ensuring that they remain a market leader. At the core of their business lie product innovation, excellent customer service and good people.

The Role - Account Manager, Life Sciences

Following expansion, they seek to recruit a customer focused Account Manager, responsible for managing sales accounts across their range of Electrophoresis and Western Blotting, Chromatography and PCR instrumentation.

1: To achieve/exceed sales targets in line with an agreed Territory Management Plan.

2: To further develop the territory by effective planning, forecasting and management of the business in line with agreed strategy.

3: To maintain a high level of customer service / contact through regular sales call. Maintain and build new relationships.

4: To provide quotations and complete tenders and Managed Service Contracts

5: To provide market & competitor information and activities and customer feedback to Management.

6: To liaise with Technical Support, Order processing, Service, Product Managers and Applications Specialists to ensure customer requirement are met. To investigate and resolve complaints quickly and efficiently.

7: To update customer database on SF.C and site visit reports and prepare monthly report for Sales Manager.

8: To attend quarterly Sales Meeting and represent the company at exhibitions.

Your Background - Account Manager, Life Sciences

To succeed in this exciting role, you will ideally have technical sales experience, gained within a life science environment. You will ideally have experience in Electrophoresis and Western Blotting, Chromatography, PCR or other types of life sciences instrumentation.

Applications are also welcome from science professionals whom have hands on experience of working with life sciences instrumentation, and are keen to move into a more commercial customer facing role, wanting to work for a market leading life sciences instrumentation manufacturer offering excellent career development and opportunities for career progression.

The Benefits - Account Manager, Life Sciences

In return, my client is offering a fantastic remuneration and benefits package, including competitive basic salary, annual bonus, car or car allowance, excellent benefits, and the opportunity to progress your career within a truly global market-leading organisation.