Posted 2 weeks ago

Technical Sales Consultant – Northern Italy

Salary: Basic is open (depending on experience) + excellent uncapped Bonus scheme + Company Car + Pension + Holidays + Healthcare + Mobile Phone + Excellent Career Progression

Location: Milan, Italy (home office based)

The Requirements:

  • As the Technical Sales Consultant you must have 2+ Years of experience within a: Area Sales Manager, Sales Representative, Account Manager, Territory Manager or similar role working in the Life Sciences reagents/ Laboratory Consumables industry, ideally you will be selling Immunology or Cell Biology products or additionally you could be selling Molecular Biology / Reagents, Assays, Arrays, ELISA or Western Blotting, Luminex, Antigen Quantification OR you could be based in the laboratory currently using the above techniques, and you will be someone that wants to change your career path into a rewarding sales career
  • Hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline, a Cellular Biology, Biochemistry or Molecular Biology background would be beneficial, or Luminex, Cell and Gene Therapy knowledge in order to be technically strong within the Technical Sales Consultant role
  • With the role being based in 80% in Milan, Italy and within the outskirts of this city you will be living here in order to cover the accounts effectively as the Technical Sales Consultant
  • You will hold a full driving licence in order to be considered as this is a home/ field-based position

The Responsibilities:

  • Selling biological reagents (Assays, Arrays, ELISA or Western Blotting, Luminex, Antigen Quantification) to the Life Science Industry (Academia and Hospitals), acquiring new business and growing existing sales within the defined territory
  • Concentrating on the key accounts within the territory to maximise all potential business opportunities
  • Build the customer database in the defined territory, introduce and sell products to customers
  • To handle commercial issues arising e.g. Negotiations, tenders, etc. In conjunction with management and attend scientific exhibitions
  • Provide technical advice to customers where necessary, this will be a highly consultative sales role so you will be using your previous research skills to relate to the customers (dealing with Scientists/ researchers all the way through to principal investigators)
  • Feedback to Management and the internal sales team on the sales area, successes and difficulties of implementing your sales strategy, competition and the state of the market via regular sales reports, and through the CRM system

The Company and Opportunity:

  • As the Technical Sales Consultant you will join a multimillion-dollar company within the Life Science market with offices globally. They sell a range of biotechnology products including Assays, Proteins, Antibodies, ELISA’s, Reagents, Western Blotting, Flow Cytometry and Stem Cell/ Cell Culture
  • Their main customers are research institutes, hospitals and universities. They have a very prestigious reputation in the market for the quality of their products and pride themselves on this success and customer service skills – they currently successfully solve over 1000 cases per month
  • This is a company that is gobbling up competitors and their European HQ is based in the UK where they have fitted state of the art laboratory and demo facilities on site, and they have now extended their operation to include service and maintenance provision of installed instruments
  • So, if you want to work for a company that is truly going places and is well on the way to achieving its growth ambition to 1 billion dollars in the next 5 years, then this is the organisation for you!

Apply right now by calling Ben Atherton – International Recruitment Manager at Langton Howarth Ltd on +44 (0) 113 243 3499 or email your up to date CV to Langton Howarth is the market leading scientific supplies company placing people into dream jobs across the UK and Europe daily.

To be considered for this role you must have the right to work in Italy

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