Posted 2 weeks ago

Category Manager – PCR

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience + Pension Scheme + Healthcare + 20 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays + Xmas Shutdown + Child Care Vouchers + Free Onsite Parking

Based: St Neots

The Requirements of the Category Manager:

  • Educated to a degree level within a life science discipline such as Biology, Biochemistry, Biomedical Science or a related field
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of customer service and relationship building in a B2B environment
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of the features and benefits of PCR and related products
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of sales techniques through the use of effective questioning and objection handling
  • Confident user of Microsoft Office suite
  • Eye for detail, time management & interpersonal skills
  • Desirable attributes: strategic commercial mindset, natural project manager, confident communicator, detail oriented, curious and creative, problem solver, quick learner, adaptable

The Responsibilities of the Category Manager:

  • Demonstrate the ability to deliver results within deadlines
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of ROI to the client
  • Assist in training of EMEA Sales Team and Distributors of PCR Products
  • Provide prompt and accurate technical support for end user and Distributor/ Service Company alike, via phone, online or in person
  • Work closely with the local sales teams in the UK, France and Germany
  • Grow customer base through cold calling and dual calling with other team members
  • Be able to identify market changes and communicate back to business leaders

My Client:

  • My client is amongst the industry leaders in the supply and service of Life Science equipment and consumables used extensively in the Pharmaceutical, Environmental, Biotechnology industries as well as Academia
  • They are a well-established manufacturer of laboratory equipment who in recent years have acquired numerous other business from their field to expand their product offering
  • 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 Owen 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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