Senior Sales Account Manager – Life Science / BioTech

Senior Sales Account Manager – Life Science / BioTech – Oxford / Work From Home – up to £95k (OTE)

We are on the hunt for a Senior Sales Account Manager, with experience in the Life Science or BioTech sectors, to join a global biotech company, growing rapidly in the UK. 

The Senior Sales Account Manager will be responsible for implementing sales and marketing strategy and tactics for product/service lines to achieve sales and profit goals. You will use your knowledge and external contacts to expand and deliver profitable initiatives and drive business expansion. 

We’re looking for someone with knowledge of the Biological and CRO market with fluent English; German or French language skills are beneficial. This role will require overnight travel up to 40% of the time, so the ability and flexibility to do this is required. 

Key responsibilities as the Senior Sales Account Manager will include: 

  • Achieving agreed monthly, quarterly and yearly sales target and/or profit goals
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of sales strategies and tactics for products / services
  • Sharing market knowledge and customer feedback with senior management, sales and marketing teams
  • Producing written reports and documentation of sales activities
  • Driving business expansion in collaboration with other teams
  • Plus more 

What we’re looking for: 

  • Successful sales account management experience
  • 5+ years successful sales experience in Life Science or BioTech sector
  • Degree in Life Science discipline (or similar) with hands on laboratory experience
  • Experience of ADD (Antibody Drug Discovery), GCT (Gene and Cell Therapy) and/or CDMO (Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisation) is sought
  • Knowledge of the Biological and CRO market with an emphasis on one or more of the following highly beneficial: Gene Synthesis, Protein, Peptide, BioAssay, Antibody or Cell Line Products/Services
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Fluent English with German or French skills a bonus
  • IT literate
  • Ability to travel overnight up to 40% of time


This is a great opportunity to join a global organisation rapidly expanding in the UK. If you feel this is the role for you and you have the life science / bio tech sales experience we’re looking for, then please submit your CV ASAP, quoting ‘AE – Senior Sales Account Manager – Life Science / BioTech’

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