Regional Account Manager - UK

Posted 12 June by Langton Howarth Ltd
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Salary: Negotiable (DOE) + £30,000 Bonus + Company Car or Car Allowance + Pension + Health Care and Insurance + Life Insurance + 25 Days Annual Holidays (Plus Bank Holidays) + Mobile Phone + Laptop + Excellent Career Progression

Based/ Territory: UK or you could be based anywhere in the Benelux

The Requirements:

  • As the Regional Account Manager you will have a minimum of 2 years field based sales experience selling Laboratory Consumables or RNA/DNA Kits/ Reagents and/or technology platform sales is a strong plus, you will have a very good knowledge of the 'Chromogenic in situ hybridization platform’ and job titles you could hold are: Account Manager, Sales Specialist, Regional Sales Manager, Business Development Manager or Area Sales Manager
  • You will hold a minimum of a BSc in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, or a closely related scientific subject such as: Immunohistochemistry, Gene expression or Functional Genomics in order to be technically sufficient as the Regional Account Manager
  • Within the Regional Account Manager role a good knowledge of the Gene Expression or Functional Genomics, or related markets is a must and experience (either practical or sales) in any of these areas is a strong plus
  • The characteristic/attribute requirements for this role include: must be able to demonstrate the ability to meet sales goals, hold excellent communication and negotiation skills, have the ability to implement strategic and tactical plans both independently and with a team as well as showcase organisational, prioritisation and planning skills required for successful account management, territory management, and project management

The Responsibilities:

  • As the Regional Account Manager your primary responsibility is the sale of the company’s present and future products and services based on its RNAscope and future technologies to Industry and Biotech, you will be essential to the continued success and growth of the company’s European operations
  • You will be generating and qualifying sales leads, closing profitable business by meeting or exceeding sales goals/ objectives whilst building and managing accounts in the assigned territory
  • Increase customer awareness of the company and its platforms whilst being an advocate for new company technologies
  • Create and maintain relationships with customers to promote penetration, retention and loyalty, devising and implementing successful account and territory strategies that support increased sales and the strategic goals of the Company
  • Work as a team with Sales, Marketing and Product Development to identify product improvements and new product opportunities, whilst reducing competitive barriers to increasing sales

The Company and Opportunity:

  • Our client is a market leader in the field of molecular pathology and tissue-based diagnostics, their core technology is the world’s first multiplex fluorescent and chromogenic in situ hybridization platform capable of detecting and quantifying RNA biomarkers in situ at single molecule sensitivity
  • Their technology is an ideal platform for developing the next generation of tissue-based companion diagnostics, the organisation are truly committed to continued innovation to bridge the gap between basic research and clinical medicine to fulfil the promise of personalised medicine
  • They have recently acquisitioned with a large multimillion-dollar company within the Life Science market with offices globally, this company are gobbling up competitors and their European HQ is based in the UK where they have fitted state of the art laboratory and demo facilities on site

Required skills

  • Functional Genomics
  • Gene Expression
  • in Situ Hybridization
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Pathology

Reference: 38204902

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