Technical Sales Specialist - East Midlands

Job Description

The Position:

We are looking for an experienced Sales Specialist to join our sales team. Accountable for growing and up-keeping efficient customer networks, your aim will be to increase sales of the Company’s product portfolio and services of the Company in the Life Sciences customer sector. You will be responsible for sales of the Company’s Molecular portfolio, including all reagents, in the Cambridge/ East Midlands area.

The focus will be Top Research institutions centered in Cambridge/ East Midlands and surrounding areas including the management of the tender response process, and leading and implementing the territory strategy for the Company’s products.

As a Technical Sales Specialist you must be customer orientated, getting to know the customer buying process and giving on-site customer presentation, training and pre and post-sales guidance.

You will be required to keep up with and communicate a high level of market and product understanding and to help the growth of marketing strategy and marketing ideas, complying with Business Unit and Company strategies.

Main Skills/ Experience:

Educated to Master’s Degree or higher in the field of life sciences subject (Genetics, Biochemistry or Molecular Biology) or similar, you will have lab experience (ideally in NGS) with good knowledge of NA extraction methods. The experience of hands on NGS methods, and knowledge of NGS bioinformatics is not required, but it would be a bonus.

Flexible, strong with excellent negotiation skills within the scientific market, you have a strong track record in sales area management. Your fantastic communication skills enable you to grow strong relationships along multi-disciplinary teams internally and externally.

Excellent problem-solving skills, you will understand obstructions to accepting new solutions and be able to push positive sales results. With a high level of management skills, you will push commercial greatness on your area whilst utilising the newest digital sales engagement equipment.

Full training will be given and you should either live within the territory or be willing to relocate.