Account Manager (South West) - Life Sciences Consumables

£22,000 - £28,000 per annum

  • Life Science
  • Experienced
  • UK
  • South West
  • Permanent

Account Manager - Life Sciences Consumables

Location: South West - Cardiff, Swansea, Newport, Bristol, Bath, Reading, Southampton & Exeter

Salary Package: £22,000 - £28,000 DOE + £5,000 Bonus + VW Golf TDI Company Car + Laptop + Mobile Phone (IPhone) + Tablet + Company Credit Card + 5% Pension + Health Care + 20 Days Holiday + Christmas Leave + Fantastic Career Progression

• Are you currently working in a lab role and looking to get into a new career that will enable you to pursue your passion for science AND sales?
• Do you want to work for an award winning, high growth manufacturing company that truly rewards success?

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for an award winning manufacturer of Liquid Handling Technology who have experienced an impressive 15% average year on year sales growth for the last twelve years and have successfully grown by over 9% in 2015. They are a dynamic company with a focus on new product development; they have extended their portfolio and now have an extensive range of products including pipettes, pipette tips, gloves, PCR and high through put consumables. This a team focused organisation that empowers its UK sales and marketing team through regular training, sales meetings and inspirational management. They just keep winning awards and keep on growing!

The Role:

• They immediately seek a highly dedicated, enthusiastic and customer focused Account Manager to be responsible for existing account management and new business development in the South West - with the key areas being: Bristol, Cardiff, Swansea, Newport, Bath, Reading, Southampton & Exeter
• The role will encompass 80% account management and 20% business development selling a diverse product and premium, high quality range of laboratory consumables and pipette calibration services
• Reporting to the Southern Regional Sales Manager, you will be tasked with selling the company’s products and services in territory to Universities, Biotech, Pharma and life science research institutes
• You will also have great existing key accounts with fantastic revenue and customer/ client relationships to manage

The Requirements:

• No previous sales experience is required - however you must have a true desire for sales, using your Scientific Degree to your advantage with technical knowledge of the Life Sciences products - sales would be desirable
• You must have a minimum of a BSc in a Life Science subject i.e. Molecular Biology, Micro Biology, Biological Sciences, Immunology, Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Science, Human Sciences or equivalent
• A real determined, self-motivated, enthusiastic, rewards driven, articulate, well presented person and able to convey technical information
• Experience working in a laboratory dealing with Molecular Biology techniques i.e. PCR, electrophoresis, ELISA, pipetting, cell culture, sample storage, southern or western blotting etc
• Ideally you will have interacted with scientific sales representatives (shadowing) or been involved in the buying or selling of laboratory products (procurement)
• Have strong customer service skills
• You must possess a full and clean UK driver’s license to be considered and be eligible to work in the EU
• Full sales & product training will be given

Apply right now by calling Oliver Gill - Specialist Recruitment Consultant at Langton Howarth Ltd on 0113 243 3499 or email your up to date word CV to Langton Howarth is the market leading scientific supplies company placing people into dream jobs across the UK and Europe daily.

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