Area Sales Manager – Immunology & Autoimmunity Clinical Diagnostics

Full Time
Leeds, Northeast, Northwest, Scotland, UK
Posted 10 months ago

Area Sales Manager – Immunology & Autoimmunity Clinical Diagnostics

Territory: Northeast England and Scotland

Ideal home locations: Living anywhere on territory which includes the Glasgow, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Middlesborough, York, Leeds, Hull, Bradford, Huddersfield regions

My client is a global market leading manufacturer and supplier of cutting-edge clinical diagnostics equipment, assays and reagents which are used internationally for the screening and monitoring of various diseases in the areas of Oncology (Multiple Myeloma), Diabetes, Hemoglobinopathy and other rare pathologies

New product development is a key reason for our client’s exponential growth, and they are always launching exciting new products into the market to enhance their market leading position and reputation for superior product quality & unrivalled customer experience!

Key responsibilities of the Area Sales Manager Immunology & Autoimmunity Clinical Diagnostics:

  • Achieve agreed sales and profit targets for instrumentation and reagents
  • Responsible for managing and developing growth for my client’s business and for coordinating company activity within a designated territory for both active customer accounts and prospective accounts
  • To identify key decision makers and stakeholders across each account and effectively implement our sales cycle to ensure positive tender outcomes
  • Responsible for all communications between personnel and the customer and for ensuring new product implementations go smoothly
  • Develop demand for, and adoption of, new assays and instrumentation
  • Work closely with internal resources to develop and implement customer specific strategies
  • Identify and inform the Commercial Manager and Product Manager of competitor activities or customer trends within the territory
  • Monitor and manage contract compliance, often engaging with Managed Service Providers
  • Proactive assistance in tender projects, working closely with my client’s personnel to develop tailored proposals
  • Awareness of and proactive adaption to local changes to customer structure, including laboratory networking and consolidation, procurement hubs and developments in clinical care and commissioning pathways
  • Maintain diary schedule and manage customer information in the CRM (Microsoft Dynamics)
  • Deliver product and scientific presentations to customers, focusing on how the solution can address their established needs

The requirements of the Area Sales Manager – Immunology & Autoimmunity Clinical Diagnostics::

  • The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2+ years of proven NHS diagnostic sales experience selling instruments and/or assays or reagents ideally in the field of In Vitro Diagnostics (IVD)/Clinical Diagnostics
  • You could have experience selling products in areas such as Autoimmunity, Immunology, Pathology, Clinical Chemistry, Oncology, Blood Transfusion, Clinical Microbiology, Capillary Electrophoresis or any other related area in clinical diagnostics/IVD
  • You could also be a customer focused industry based Applications Specialist/Technical specialist who wants to progress into sales OR a commercially aware Biomedical Scientist in the NHS who wants to carve a career in clinical diagnostic sales
  • Knowledge of Immunology, Serum Protein Electrophoresis, HB screening or HbA1c would be a big advantage
  • You will have a BSc Degree or HND in a life sciences subject, ideally this would be in areas such as Biomedical Science, Genetics, Molecular Biology,
  • Experience in negotiating and managing contracts, both directly and as a third-party supplier
  • Experience in managing the submission of successful tender proposals
  • Experience in dealing with multiple customers and ability to manage VIP customer relationships
  • Demonstration of strong team-working, especially in a matrix environment
  • Proven experience in IT skills. (MS word, Excel, Power point, use of Microsoft Dynamics CRM)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to travel and stay away from home when required
  • Full and ideally clean UK driving licence and valid passport

Base Salary & Benefits:

  • Base Salary Circa £40,000 – £55,000 (DOE)
  • 15% OTE which is paid quarterly and uncapped
  • Private Healthcare
  • Pension
  • Company Car
  • 25 Days Holiday + 8 Statutory Bank Holidays
  • Laptop + Mobile Phone

For more information about the role or to apply send your CV now to or call Oliver Gill today on +44 (0) 113 243 3499.

You must have the right to work in the UK.

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