Posted 2 months ago

Applications Sales Representative – Middle Eastern or African Language Required

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience + £4,000 Incentive Bonus (£1,000 per Quarter) + Pension Scheme + Healthcare + 20 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays + Xmas Shutdown + Child Care Vouchers + Free Onsite Parking

Based: Office based in St. Neots, Cambridgeshire

The Requirements of the Applications Sales Representative:

  • To be successful in the role of Applications Sales Representative you must have an academic background in either the following: Scientific Higher Education qualification, Scientific Technical degree (BSc or MSc), or equivalent experience in either a science discipline or mechanical engineering required
  • Some former sales support or customer service, or retail experience across any industry is an advantage, Export/ International experience is highly beneficial
  • Experience of working in an analytical laboratory environment with analytical/chromatography techniques would be a distinct advantage
  • Team player, self-motivated with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent time management, ability to meet deadlines and to work effectively under pressure
  • Must be able to speak a Middle Eastern or African language as you will be dealing with that market (Arabic, Hebrew, Turkish, Kurdish, Persian/Farsi, Swahili, Somali, Berber, Hausa, Yoruba, Oromo, Fulani etc.)
  • Live in a commutable distance to my client’s office in St Neots
  • Hold a full UK Driving Licence

The Responsibilities of the Applications Sales Representative:

  • As the Applications Sales Representative you will work as part of the applications support team at the company’s offices in Cambridge but speaking with Scientists, Salespeople, Laboratory Managers and Procurement/ distributors in Africa and the Middle East (Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Dubai etc) via phone and email as well as Skype
  • The product portfolio you will be responsible for selling and supporting include: Laboratory Instruments and Consumables such as Balances and Scales, Calibration, Electrical Products, Filtration, Flow, Levels, Valves, Flowmeters, Water Quality, Furniture, Heating and Cooling Equipment, Material Handling and Storage, Pumps, Safety and Temperature Measurement Products
  • You will be accountable for the Export Sales target in conjunction and working closely with the Export Sales team, targets will be pre-determined by the Internal Sales Lead and Group Commercial Director
  • Generate quotations in QuoteWerks Software for Export customers
  • Answer inbound telephone calls in a professional and business-like manner, as well as e-mail queries in a timely manner and if required reach out to Product Sales Managers and Technical Support resources (both internal and external) to ensure customers are given accurate and detailed responses to any technical questions
  • Act upon enquiries generated through the Company’s various promotional and marketing activities and administer and update their status on the company’s systems (CRM)
  • If required make sales visits to customer site, attend trade shows, seminars, exhibitions and other promotional activities on behalf of the company under the direction of the Internal Sales Lead

My Client:

  • My client is amongst the industry leaders in the supply and service of chromatography equipment and consumables used extensively in the Pharmaceutical, Environmental, Biotechnology industries as well as Academia. They were established over 13 years ago and offer clients an unrivalled service choice on GC, LC, GCMS, CTC, Dissolution and online SPE products
  • An extremely entrepreneurial organisation where everyone’s opinion matters, everyone’s impact is valued, and you have immediate access/ support from Director Level

For more information about the role or to apply send your CV now to or call Ben Atherton today on 0113 243 3499.

To be considered for this role you must have the full right to work in the UK.

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