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Covering the following locations: Derby, Liverpool, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Nottingham, Sheffield, York

An exciting life science Key Account Manager position across the North UK!

TERRITORY: North UK
CLIENTS: Academia & Research

Employee Profile
-The individual should have a strong background in life science research to a minimum PhD level. -Previous sales experience within the life science field is essential. The company places strong emphasis on building highly collaborative relationships with customers so excellent communication and relationship building skills are key.
-The individual should be able to demonstrate drive to meet or exceed sales targets, be well organised and act as a team player at all times. They should be organised with excellent time-management, communication skills and be highly customer-focused. In addition, they should be well versed in office-based computer packages (especially Excel) with previous experience of using and reporting on CRM and revenue data.

Role and Key Responsibilities
-A professional sales role to develop sales within Key Academic accounts
-Selling an extensive range of highly innovative life science products and customized solutions to academic researchers in established, well supported accounts
-Deliver a high level of personal service to customers at all times.
-Work cohesively with our Inside Sales Specialists to create a dedicated customer support team.
-Build, execute and deliver strategic goals for the territory.
-Communicate internally in an effective manner using existing tools and methods.
-Maintain a customer relationship management (CRM) database for customers in the territory.
-Build revenue budgets for key accounts.
-Sell an extensive range of highly innovative life science products to Academic and Government funded laboratories.
-Continue collaborative customer interactions and build awareness of the business in all accounts.
-Continue technical learning of products as they come to market.
-Prospect and map new customers while identifying relevant customers for new product launches.

Qualifications and Education Requirements
-PhD in Life Sciences (preferred) with at least 1 years' sales experience or a life science degree with 2 or more years' experience.
-Full, clean driving license

Employee Profile
-Candidate should be self-motivated, determined and personable
-Highly organized, structured; skilled at managing time effectively and able to deliver under pressure
-Capable of learning and communicating features and benefits of highly innovative products to customers
-Able to listen, respond to customer needs, be flexible and keen to take on challenges


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* Salary Guide
£30,000-£50,000
North UK
Job Ref: 65752

Liam Whelan

Executive Recruiter

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James Higgins

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james@zenopa.com +44 1494 818 009

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