Full Time
Posted 3 months ago

Key Account Manager – Life Sciences and Diagnostics

Salary: £35,000 – £40,000 + up to £16,000 Bonus + Fully Expensed Company Car + Pension + Healthcare + Dental and Optical Health Plan + Laptop and Mobile Phone + 24 Days Holiday (+ Stats)

Home Based: Home Counties & East Anglia (St Albans, Cambridge, Chelmsford, Colchester, Ipswich, Luton, Norwich, Stevenage or Southend-on-Sea)

The Requirements:

  • As the Key Account Manager you will have 3-4 years minimum sales experience within the Diagnostics/ Clinical NHS market or in the Life Sciences, Laboratory Consumables/ Scientific Reagents or Lab Equipment industry dealing with laboratories, clinicians, procurement, academia and the biotechnology/ research sector
  • Must hold a Life Science, Biological, Chemistry/ related degree as the Key Account Manager
  • In order to be successful within the Territory Sales Manager role you must hold a Full UK driving licence
  • Be living on patch in the North Thames area: St Albans, Cambridge, Chelmsford, Colchester, Ipswich, Luton, Norwich, Romford, Stevenage or Southend-on-Sea

The Responsibilities:

  • Achieve the forecast sales for the territory by working with customers to sell them existing and new products to include: Laboratory and Diagnostics Equipment, Consumables and Reagents i.e. PCR Consumables, Pipettes, Pipette Tips, Tissue Culture Plastics and Sample Handling as well as 20% Equipment – Small Benchtop machines, Electrophoresis, Thermal Cyclers and ELISA processors as well as many other Laboratory machines
  • To acquire a thorough knowledge of the appropriate products so that the customer can be technically supported and informed of the benefits of purchasing the products, working mainly with accounts in NHS/ Clinical, Academia and Life Science research
  • Maintain records on a daily basis of customer visits and other activity by using the computerised system provided as well as action daily requests by and for customers visited that day
  • Acquire a thorough knowledge of all competitor companies and their products to know who you are competing against and to show how services/products could be improved
  • Submit an analysis of activity by call, outlet group and detail by product group as well as report in writing monthly
  • The role will encompass mainly Account Management and small amount of Business Development so you will be identifying and developing current Key Accounts on the assigned territory dealing with end users/researchers in the Laboratory all the way to Managers/ Heads of Departments

The Company and Opportunity:

  • My client is a British, privately owned laboratory supplies and diagnostic’s products company who after over 40 years of successful business have dedicated themselves to personalised customer service and support, with a passion for finding new ways to help science improve people’s lives
  • Through their worldwide connections with leading manufacturers, established and also emerging suppliers, they source the best products to help solve the problems scientist face in the laboratory every day. Being a smaller sized company, career progression is a standard part of the companies benefits so now is a great time to join this fast-growing entrepreneurial company

Apply right now by calling Ben Atherton – International Recruitment Manager at Langton Howarth Ltd on 0113 243 3499 or email your up to date CV to ben@langtonhowarth.com Langton Howarth is the market leading scientific supplies company placing people into dream jobs across the UK and Europe daily.

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