Sales Specialist Diagnostics

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  • Sales Specialist for global diagnostics company.
  • Covering Cambridgeshire and East Midlands.
  • Sales expertise within Sequencing, qPCR and NAP technologies.
  • Excellent salary, bonus and car allowance.

Zest Scientific is partnered with a global diagnostic company specialising within the Molecular Diagnostics and Life Science research space, with particular focus on Sequencing, qPCR and NAP technologies.

We are looking to identify a strong sales professional from the scientific community with extensive knowledge of Next-Generation Sequencing laboratory experience with a clear understanding of qPCR and NA extraction techniques.

This role will cover the East of England and the Midlands.

This is a very specific Sales Specialist vacancy, so please read all of the requirements before applying and please note, my client cannot offer sponsorship at this time.

The candidate:

  • Ideally educated to MSc Degree or higher in the field of life sciences subject (Genetics, Biochemistry or Molecular Biology) or equivalent.
  • You possess NGS laboratory experience with a clear understanding of qPCR and NA extraction techniques. The experience of hands-on NGS techniques and the understanding of NGS bioinformatics is not essential, but it would be an advantage.
  • Resilient, tenacious with strong negotiation skills within the scientific market, you have a strong track record in sales territory management. Your excellent communication skills enable you to build strong partnerships across multi-disciplinary teams internally and externally.
  • Full training will be provided and you should either live within the territory or be willing to relocate.

The role:

  • We are looking for a highly technical Sales Specialist to join our Sequencing Solutions sales team.
  • Responsible for building and maintaining effective customer relationships, your aim will be to maximise sales of Sequencing, qPCR and NAP product portfolio and services
  • You will be accountable for sales of Sequencing, qPCR and extraction systems portfolio, including all reagents, in Cambridge accounts, and parts of the East Midlands and East region of England.
  • The focus will be Top Research institutions centred around Cambridge, Nottingham, Leicester areas, including the management of the tender response process, and leading and implementing the territory strategy for Sequencing Solutions products.
  • As a Sales Specialist, you must be customer focused, understanding the customer purchasing process and providing onsite customer presentation, training and pre and post-sales support.
  • You will be expected to maintain and communicate a high level of market and product knowledge and to aid the development of marketing strategy and marketing plans, aligning with Business Unit and Company strategies.