Life Sciences Sales Specialist – Capital Equipment & Consumables (UK Based)

Posted 2 months ago

Territory: Oxford, Cambridge & London – ‘Golden Triangle’

This is an exciting time to join a new and growing Life Science team and work for the UK’s largest independent laboratory supplier. If you have the drive and enthusiasm needed to support our client’sambitious growth plans. Relish the opportunity to work with innovative and cost-efficient solutions from some of the world’s leading life science companies specialising in the areas laboratory research such as Molecular Biology/Cell Biology, Gene Expression, DNA/RNA, Electrophoresis, Bioprocess, Sample Preparation Cell Culture/ Tissue Culture, PCR, Pipettes / Pipetting

Day-to-Day duties of the role:

  • Achieve Sales and Margin target set by the company focussing on the high turnover golden triangle territory; London, Oxford and Cambridge
  • Visit customers to promote and sell the Laboratory equipment and consumables/ Life Science products range which is currently combatting the fight against COVID-19/ Coronavirus with their DNA/RNA and PCR range, as well as other high quality products in fields across Cell & Molecular Biology and all the named laboratory techniques/ products as above
  • Support the other Field Sales Team members with customer visits and demonstrations or any other required field/ remote selling activity, partnering with customers such as Reserach/ Academia, Biopharma and Pharmaceutical accounts and many more
  • Provide customers with timely responses and quotations
  • Generate leads for key suppliers and provide regular feedback on open opportunities
  • Attend joint customer visits with key suppliers as well as product training sessions hosted by key suppliers
  • Identify new business opportunities within the territory
  • Keep up to speed with new market trends in the Life Science sector
  • Manage and maintain CRM to capture data on activity, leads and actions

The requirements:

  • Ideally you will have experience of selling Life Science/ Laboratory consumables and /or equipment for companies such as Avantor/ VWR, Thermo Fisher, Bio-Rad, (could be working in inside sales or field based sales right now) as an Account Manager, Sales Representative, Area Manager, Business Development Manager, Territory Manager or similar
  • Strong technical knowledge of Life Science Research, including disciplines such as Molecular Biology and Cell Biology, Cell / Tissue Culture, Electrophoresis or similar as mentioned above
  • Willing to travel up within the territory, and must be living in a commute distance within the Oxford, Cambridge and London area
  • Full right to work in the UK and you must have a full driving licence

Salary and Benefits:

  • £30,000 – £35,000 basic
  • £30,000 bonus potential (depending on performance)
  • Company Car or Allowance
  • Holiday entitlement 24 Days plus Bank Holidays

For more information about the role or to apply send your CV now to or call Ben Atherton (International Recruitment Manager) today on +44 (0) 113 243 3499.

You must have the right to work in the UK to be considered for this role.

Langton Howarth also operates a recommend a friend referral scheme. So, if you know someone who would be good for the role, email your nominated candidate’s name and contact details in confidence via email too, and we will ensure you receive £100 (o/e) of vouchers from a high street retailer of your choice once we have successfully placed the person referred by you.

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