Product Manager – Life Sciences & Laboratory Supplies

£18,000 - £24,000 per annum

  • Life Science
  • Experienced
  • UK
  • South East
  • Permanent

Product Manager – Life Sciences & Laboratory Supplies

Salary: £18,000 - £24,000 DOE + Up to 6% Pension Scheme + Private Medical Cover + Medicash Scheme + 25 Days Holiday + 8 Bank Holidays + Buy or Sell 5 Holidays + Cycle to Work Scheme + Profit Share Scheme

Location: Office based in Cambridge

The requirements of the Product Manager:

• To be succesful in the role of Product Manager you will have a minimum of a BSc in a scientific/ Chemistry related subject, e.g. Biology, Chemistry or Biochemistry

• Must have experience (1 year +) in either a Laboratory Technician/ Assistant role, or working in a marketing, product manager, public relations, QA/RA, sales, customer services, customer support, tele-sales/ tele-business position or any similar type position is critical in order to be successful, you must be working in a customer/client focussed role right now (has to be business to business and not retail/ shop environment)

• A team player who is driven by providing efficient operations and thrives on change and constantly striving to improve things around them, and excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills are essential

• As the Customer Support Advisor you will hold a full UK driving licence as the companies offices are hard to reach by public transport, cyclists would also be considered if local to the Over, Cambridge area

The role of the Product Manager:

• Development of new business by managing assigned product ranges and the addition of new product lines from existing and new suppliers

• Specifically working with the Business Development and Technical Director to increase sales of our manufactured products portfolio including exploitation of our Intellectual property in all market sectors

• Provide Technical Support and cover as required

• Carry out sales and dealer visits and attend trade shows as required

• Administer product entry and/or product changes on to websites

• Provide accurate quotations and respond to UK, European and Overseas customer enquires in a helpful, timely and professional manner

• Provide and maintain appropriate sales channels via promotions, social media, offers and new product introductions

• Assist in the structuring and implementation of targeted campaigns, with follow up and dissemination of feedback

• Liaise with suppliers and other agents as required

• Complete and maintain accurate records

My Client & Opportunity:

• My client is one of the market leading manufacturers and distributors within the life sciences industry who have an exciting and innovative product portfolio of laboratory products, instrumentation and consumables that are outsourced to the end users in the; Academia, R&D, Bio Tech & Industrial sectors. They have built an outstanding reputation over the last 60 years and they have secured the trust of over 600 manufacturers to be the face for the sale of their products

• This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to make their first step into a commercial/ marketing based scientific position, with opportunities to progress in the company in a variety of other roles

In order to be considered for this role you must have the right to work in the UK
Apply today by sending your word CV to Ben Atherton of Langton Howarth Ltd via email to or call Ben in confidence right now for more information on 0113 243 3499.

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Up to 6% Pension Scheme + Private Medical Cover + Medicash Scheme + 25 Days Holiday + 8 Bank Holidays + Buy or Sell 5 Holidays + Cycle to Work Scheme + Profit Share Scheme

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