Account Manager

  • Salary: Up to £35,000+ OTE
  • REF Number: 00046765
  • Consultant: Naynesh Mistry
  • Contact: 01246 457700
  • Date Published: 10.10.2019
  • Sector: Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Diagnostics, Instrumentation
  • Location: North West
  • Discipline: Research And Development, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry

Naynesh Mistry at CK Group is recruiting for a Account Manager (central regions), to join an independent world class manufacturer and supplier of microbiology and diagnostic products for clinical, industrial and veterinary testing, on a permanent basis. Our client is based in Bootle, Merseyside, however this role will cover Central England and can be field/home based. Applicants must be based on territory, and willing to travel as this sales area covers a large geographical area (Milton Keynes up to Newcastle upon Tyne). The role will require, at times, overnight stays. You will be provided with company car, laptop/tablet, mobile phone.

The Company: Our client has over 60 years experience at the fore front of medical expertise. Originally founded to manufacture antibiotic sensitivity test discs their product range has greatly expanded over the years, and they now supply a huge variety of customers in hospital, private clinical, public health and veterinary laboratories as well as blood banks, food and water testing facilities and pharmaceutical companies.

My client are looking to recruit a Sales professional to build up their sales of existing products and to help with the launch of their exciting new ranges.

The ideal candidate would be an experienced Biomedical Scientist, microbiologist, or scientist with a life science discipline such as molecular biology. They would possess a good understanding of in-vitro diagnostic products, and practical experience of working in a laboratory environment, ideally within a clinical environment.

You will also possess a strong business development approach to identifying market opportunities, a good understanding of NHS procurement processes and the empathy to strengthen our existing good customer relationships.

Purpose and Objective: To achieve the volume and profit objectives for a designated product portfolio, within a specified sales territory, with the aim of assisting the company achieve its overall sales and profitability targets, delivering year on year sales and profit growth.

Your Background:

  • Degree in Science, Clinical Microbiology, Biology, or equivalent
  • Good understanding of clinical laboratory diagnostic methodologies - practical experience of working in a microbiology laboratory an advantage.
  • Ideally experience in selling to the UK hospital laboratory diagnostic market.
  • Experience in responding to and winning formal tenders an advantage.
  • Experience in key/major accounts management/development an advantage.

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Naynesh Mistry on 01246 457703 or email Alternatively, please click on the link below to apply online now. Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained.

CK Science is an Equal Opportunities employer who welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference 46765 in all correspondence.


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