Posted 2 weeks ago

Technical Product Specialist
Salary: Negotiable DOE + OTE + Pension + £500 Car Allowance Per Month + 20 Days Holiday Per Year + 8 Bank Holidays + Mobile Phone + Laptop
Territory: South UK (London, Oxford, Cambridge)
Home Based: London or surrounding areas

The requirements of the Product Specialist:

  • To be considered for this position you will have either existing life sciences field sales experience (2+ years) selling technical scientific research equipment into Academia, Biotech or Pharmaceutical sectors
  • Right now, you will be selling laboratory environment using equipment in areas such as: Microscopy, Electrophoresis, PCR, Cell Imaging, Cell Counting, Molecular Imaging, NGS, Microarray, DNA Documentation, Electron Microscopy or similar areas
  • Educated to either a MSc or PhD level in one of the following areas: Cell Biology (preferred), Molecular Biology, Immunology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Cancer Biology or very closely related area
  • You will have a consultative sales approach and be able to have high level scientific discussions with customers
  • Must have a Full UK driving license and be fully able to travel throughout the territory and other areas as required
  • Excellent communication skills are required with the ability to express information in a clear and concise manner
  • Be Self-motivated and comfortable working with little to no direction

The role of the Product Specialist:

  • Managing the Southern UK territory you will be responsible for identifying new opportunities, following up on potential leads and establishing contact with existing customers in both Academia & Biotech sectors
  • You will also monitor technology trends in order to identify emerging scientific markets and potential new products for distribution in order to expand revenue
  • Collaborate with the management team to improve marketing materials and expand the company’s marketing presence in Southern UK
  • Attend industry trade shows to accumulate new leads and make productive contact with existing clients
  • Update client information in the company contact database
  • Stay on top of industry trends to identify potential opportunities for company growth

My Client:

  • With over 25 years of industry experience my client has established themselves as an industry leading and trusted life science organisation who sells products & service contracts across cell, molecular and biochemical applications within the academia & research sectors
  • They specialise in cutting edge equipment and technology to include Next Generation Sequencing, PCR Max, Live Cell Imaging & Cell Isolation equipment
  • They are continuously exhibiting growth and development year on year and immediately require an enthusiastic and outgoing Product Specialist to join their already successful sales team

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

In order to be considered for the role you must have the right to work in the UK.

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