Business Manager (Molecular Biology) - Cambridge

  • Job Reference: H701
  • Date Posted: 9 February 2021
  • Recruiter: Harrington Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Cambridge
  • Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: bonus, commission, pension, private healthcare
  • Sector: Sales, Molecular Biology / Life Science
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Consultants
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  • Telephone: 0800 471 4703

Job Description

The Role:

You will create the long-term goal and strategy for the development of your portfolio using data analysis, market research and by working with and supporting the key internal stakeholders (marketing, sales, customer service/finance) to grow and execute these techniques. You will be accountable for the Molecular Biology portfolio.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Have strong knowledge of your portfolio
  • Establish opportunities (accounts, products, ranges, suppliers, tenders) from your current portfolio using data analysis, market research and by working with key internal stakeholders (marketing, sales, customer service/finance)
  • Evaluate market competition compared to established opportunities
  • Know, recognize target markets and position key product/ranges/suppliers
  • Complete and bid for recognized tenders
  • Create annual sales reports and short and long-term goals and strategies
  • Guide key internal stakeholders the discovery and implementation of methods to meet your objectives and accomplish your strategies
  • Create and up-keep positive, proactive and profitable relationships with your suppliers
  • Promote the Company as a strong channel to aid in your suppliers goals
  • Liaise clearly and often, meeting the requirements of each individual supplier
  • Set clear calculations for reporting and deliver on these predictions
  • Motivate engagement by your suppliers and aid their marketing/sales goals
  • identify and investigate customer reviews and liaise this to your suppliers
  • Establish new, emerging and fast developing markets
  • Investigate into these markets and assess suitability for the Company
  • Establish gaps in your current portfolio
  • Establish new suppliers/products to meet show market requirements and fill gaps in your current portfolio
  • Assess established suppliers and determine suitability for the Company
  • Research and recognise the wants and requirements of a new possible supplier and match the Company’s strengths to their requirements
  • Make proposals that advertise the Company as a strong distribution partner
  • Form positive networks with possible new suppliers
  • Motivate and encourage internal and external stakeholders about your portfolio, making strong, positive networks
  • Meet often with internal stakeholders, including marketing, sales and customer service/finance, to aid and follow up agreed methods
  • Assist in the growth of strong network building between key target customers and the sales team
  • Give internal (sales/marketing) sales and technical training as needed

The Person:

  • PhD or substantial experience and understanding of applicable molecular biology methods
  • Substantial understanding of the life science market progressed from a marketing/PM background
  • A great knowledge of distribution channels and collaboration techniques in this industry
  • A desire for new life science technologies and the ability to establish which of these valid in the future
  • Be results focused with the urge to set and meet agreed objectives
  • The ability to highlight and organise various projects at the same time whilst meeting agreed timelines
  • A strong work manner and a positive, can-do demeanor
  • Strong networking skills including well-developed listening, written and verbal communication skills
  • Willing and able to travel often within the UK and occasionally internationally
  • Full driving license
  • Fluency in written and spoken English