Posted 3 months ago

Territory Account Manager – South of France
Salary: €45,000 – €55,000 + $40,000 OTE Uncapped & Paid Quarterly + Company Car or Car Allowance + Private healthcare and medical cash back plan + Auto-enrolment pension scheme + Employee Share Purchase Scheme + 25 days holiday (plus public holidays) + 11 ATT Days
Territory: South of France

Ideal home location: Ideally you will be living in the Lyon or Marseille areas

The Requirements of the Territory Sales Manager:

  • You will already have 4+ years’ sales experience selling a range of laboratory equipment and/or consumables such as PCR/qPCR Plates, 2D-coded Sample Storage Tubes, Assay Microplates, NGS Instruments or other related product areas such as Automated Liquid Handling Robotics, Manual Liquid Handling, ELISA kits, Antibodies, Cell Lines, DNA/RNA Reagents or closely related areas
  • Educated to BSc level or higher in a Life Sciences subject (Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Genetics, Immunology, Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry or closely related area)
  • Practical laboratory experience, ideally with sample storage knowledge
  • Living on territory and knowledge of customers and accounts within Pharma, Biotech, Academia
  • Evidence of being an enthusiastic self-starter who is results orientated
  • Bright, self-motivated, passionate and tenacious in character
  • Organised & have good presentation skills to present during technical demonstrations & sales calls
  • Good listening and communication skills
  • High level of negotiation skills
  • Motivation to achieve individual sales targets
  • You must hold a full EU driving licence and valid passport

The Role of the Territory Sales Manager:

  • Managing the South of France territory, you will be responsible for selling my clients complete portfolio of Life Sciences Consumables and Instruments
  • You will be focused on growing accounts within the Biobanking, Hospital & University Research departments, Biotechnology & Drug Discovery markets, as well as identifying new markets
  • Maintain contact and follow up with customer accounts to ensure that needs are understood and supplied
  • Monitor targets and sales within the territory and manage any gaps against target and expected performance
  • Organising mini exhibitions of products at customer sites; follow up leads and ensure that comprehensive information and support is provided to customers
  • Be aware of industry trends and be able to act as a source of information for customers, generating a role as a point of contact that adds value
  • Feedback on customers’ requirements and make recommendations on strategies to improve sales and customer marketing
  • Reinforce the company’s position as a supplier of high-quality sample Management products, delivered with a quality service
  • Attend and facilitate exhibitions as and when required Maintain and increase ‘face to face’ customer interaction with efficient territory planning
  • Ensure accurate management of CRM records (SFDC) within the territory

The Company:

  • My client is a market leading manufacturer of innovative scientific equipment, consumables and associated devices that support scientific research and advance drug discovery
  • Currently they operate in two main markets/ applications – Drug Discovery: typically, pharmaceutical companies wanting to store chemical compound samples to research Biobanking: academic/research institutes wanting to store biological samples
  • Operating globally, with the UK, Europe, USA and Japan accounting for the majority of their market – you have ultimate autonomy, managing your own diary but at the same time the company will support you with training and personal development!

Apply today by sending your word CV to Oliver Gill of Langton Howarth Ltd via email to or call Oliver in confidence right now for more information on either: 0113 243 3499 or 07792 488 206.

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

Langton Howarth also operates a recommend a friend referral scheme. So, if you know someone who could be good for the Territory Account Manager job, email your nominated candidate’s name and contact details in confidence via email too, and we’ll ensure you receive circa €115.00 of vouchers from a high street retailer of your choice once we have successfully placed the person referred by you.

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