Key Account Manager – Life Sciences

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Scientific Equipment

Are you a well-educated individual within the Life Sciences / Biotechnology industry?

Do you have an interest in utilising your education to forge a meaningful career within technical sales?

This multi-national lab supplier is looking for a technical individual to join their team and manage key accounts in the Northeast London region.

Why This Company?

This multi-billion-pound organisation has an astounding reputation worldwide in the Life Sciences sector, with thousands of employees and over half a million customers across the globe.

With a brand synopsis for quality, reliability, and service, they continue to dominate the Life Science sector, supplying resources to customers and making meaningful contributions to the world.

About The Role

Following in-depth training of my client’s product range and services, you will be responsible for maintaining and developing relations with major universities/research organisations in the North London region.

You will initially be introduced to key customers/accounts in the region to help further develop your understanding of the industry.

Other responsibilities will include;

  • Developing existing Key Accounts in the North London region
  • Developing relationships and generating sales of my client’s range of benchtop lab equipment and consumables (reagents, protein production, cell culture media)
  • 3-4 days per week – on the road meeting with clients (typically using Train / Tube)
  • 1-2 days per week – working remotely, dealing with admin, planning, conducting teams meetings, booking appointments etc.
  • Following up on site visits with relevant calls and emails
  • Developing and implementing strategic business plans to manage and develop the key accounts effectively
  • Promoting products at conferences, seminars and workshops
  • Achieving sales objectives
  • Handling customer enquiries
  • Maintaining an accurate and up-to-date CRM

About You

You will be based in the London / Greater London area and possess a Master’s or PhD in Biology, Microbiology, Bioscience, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology or affiliated.

Technical Sales experience within the Life Sciences industry would be highly beneficial; however, it is not essential. What is essential is having the right attitude/characteristics (ambitious, personable, intelligent, clear communicator, flair for building lasting relationships).

Should you not possess existing technical sales experience, it is essential you have lab experience working with proteins, cells, DNA, RNA etc.

Other key skills include:

  • Personable, with excellent communication skills
  • Fantastic numeracy skills
  • Commercial acumen
  • Great problem-solving skills
  • Competent use of Microsoft Office, Outlook & CRM
  • Experienced working as part of a team & on own initiative
  • The ability to build & maintain trusting relationships


Interested in this role? Here’s what happens next…

Click the apply button below to send us your CV. If we think you’re a great fit for this role, we’ll be in touch in the next couple of days.

Thank you for taking the time to read about this opportunity. We look forward to hearing from you,

Team Mase.


Job Ref: 141-7366

Key Account Manager

Location: Greater London

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