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Key Accounts Manager / Raw Materials Business Unit

Company: Aalto Bio Reagents Ltd

Location: Aalto Bio Reagents HQ Dublin, Ireland

The Role:

Aalto Bio Regeants Ltd. are a manufacturer and producer of some of the fastest growing target proteins and antibodies in the emerging tropical disease and infectious disease space. Aalto Bio Reagents was the first company to develop a set of proteins for Chikungunya in 2014, Zika Virus in 2015  and  Dengue in 2016, Yellow Fever and Westnile in 2017. As we continue to expand our footprint in the European and U S market space we are looking to expand our scientific sales team with an additional key account manager with global scope to join our young and vibrant sales team. Aalto Bio Reagents prides itself in being one of the most technical protein companies in this space and we see ourselves as an extension of the R&D arm of most of our blue chip IVD partners.

The candidate:

We are seeking a senior commercial candidate with a number of years of commercial experience developing a raw material business for this key account manager role with a ‘hunter’ approach to seeking and closing new business in the protein and antibody space. With a love of science and a can do attitude the candidate will be a self starter and a team player that work well with the existing commercial  team at Aalto Bio Reagents. Ideally a minimum of a BSc or higher is required but more importantly has a love of science as we continue to diversify and develop our product ranges moving forward.

The Package :

A basic salary commission package, profit share and pension program are all part of this package which will be set for the right candidate with the right experience.

If this position is of interest to you please contact Philip Noone, MD

Technical Sales & Web Content Management Assistant – 2B Scientific Ltd

Location: Oxford

Salary: Circa £20,000

One of Europe’s fastest growing Life Science Distribution companies is looking for a suitable candidate for:

  • Web Content Management:
    • Through an Excel spreadsheet and Windows based platform
    • Manage output through to various 3rd party portals across the Life Science industry
    • We presently represent 130+ supplying partners in the UK and European Life Science research market, so an adaptable approach is required.
  • Implement online pricing and marketing strategies with the Sales & Marketing Dept to update technical content on website and various purchasing portals
  • Statistical analysis and reporting
  • Become a primary contact for technical sales based enquires
  • Attend conferences and meeting suppliers for marketing strategies
  • Support general 2BScientific activities when required, including:
    • Procurement
    • Stock Maintenance
    • Assisting Shipping Department


  • Data / Information analysis
  • Written / Oral Communications
  • Organisation
  • Statistical Analysis
  • General Maths Skills
  • Data Entry Skills
  • Microsoft Office Skills
  • Self-Development / Motivation

Educated to degree standard in a numerate course (knowledge of Life Science is an advantage, but not essential).Must be a flexible reliable team player, able to demonstrate good communication skills, and problem solving abilities. There will be opportunities to travel

Particulars of Position:

  • To become main web content manager for online platforms
  • To become the main analyst for
  • To support sales point of contact for customers
  • To sales at Exhibitions
  • Back up functions – to be trained in:
    • Accounts software
    • Help in shipping / logistics
    • Web content update
    • Product updates
    • General Marketing functions

If you are interested in applying for the above position please contact Farjad Ahmed.

Sales Director

Company Name: Medix Biochemica                                                                                                     

Company Location: London, Greater London, United Kingdom

Job description

We´re looking for a Sales Director for our company’s bioreagent sales in the EMEA and APAC (excluding China) areas. Applicant’s location is flexible (home based), but major European countries are preferred.


    • Manage the corresponding sales team
    • Personally manage the entire sales cycle for selected key markets and customers
    • Maintain and expand client base within the assigned territories
    • Achieve monthly and quarterly sales objectives
    • Maintain sales pipeline and provide regular sales forecasts and activity reports


    • 5+ years of proven sales success in the IVD industry with experience from managing sales teams
    • Wide network of contacts within the IVD industry
    • Knowledge and experience from the immunochemistry market is a bonus
    • A degree in biochemistry, business, or marketing is preferred
    • Experience in CRM solutions
    • Experience in negotiating pricing and supply agreements
    • Customer-focused mentality
    • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
    • French and German language skills is a bonus
    • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office
    • Ability to travel extensively

If this position is of interest to you please contact Kristina Brown

Current positions from Ark Talent

Below are some key jobs on offer from our network sponsor Ark Talent. If you are interested in any of these positions please follow the reverlant links below or please talk to James Howson at Art Talent.

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Area Sales Manager 

Location: Territory

1 x South West England

1 x Midlands

1 x Scotland

Salary: £40k basic, 10 percent bonus and company car

Our client; one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of resin floor and wall finishes is looking for Area Sales Manager’s to maximise the sales in the South West of England, Midlands and Scotland. You will be developing existing accounts and creating new business through strategic sales.

The key responsibilities will include:

  • Produce a business plan and deliver maximum sales, volume and profit
  • Visit and develop relationships with Flooring contractors
  • Perform presentations
  • Visiting key, opportunity, new and existing clients
  • Provide advice on flooring
  • Handle potential claims and complaints
  • Negotiating term contracts and supplies
  • Negotiating price increases
  • Encourage and develop a team culture across the company
  • Analyse market trends
  • Co-ordinate monthly demand forecasts and identify opportunities and threats
  • Provide monthly update

The ideal candidate will have worked within a sales role selling resin flooring or similar products and must have experience of the customer base in the relevant market.

You will work from home and must live in a location suitable for the sales area involved. You will also need to hold a clean driver’s license.

Project Manager

Location: North London

Salary: £25k- £35k

Our client is a leading manufacturer of personal care and pharmaceuticals products, offering a full service from product concept through to production.

What does this position require?
-A project manager within a fast paced company who has an aptitude for MS project.
-To lead a cross- functional project team and be responsible for the overall delivery of pharma and/ or toiletry products projects in accordance with customer agreed MS project time plans.
-Successfully launching new products and managing product change in the business.

Role responsibilities:

  • To be responsible for the overall delivery of pharma and/ or toiletry product development projects in accordance with customer time-frame.
  • Raise and regularly update project plans to track actions required from project start to delivery to customer. This includes both new product projects and existing product projects.
  • Chair project review meetings to review project progress. Hold team accountable for their actions in delivering projects.
  • Schedule and take minutes of all project related meetings such as review meetings, stage- gate meetings, risk assessment and pre- and post- launch review meetings.
  • To manage risk and issues in the project and develop contingency plans where required in collaboration with the account manager. Escalate risk to the senior management team and the customer.
  • To effectively manage the discontinuation of products.
  • Ensure account managers and customers are kept up to date with any timing concerns/ issues.
  • Ensure compliance with SOP 7.3 design and development and all associated work instructions. WI F0709-8 product change procedure and F0894-1 discontinuation of products.

My client is looking for someone who is experienced in the development of pharma/ cosmetic/ toiletry products and understands the full process from product concept to production.
Training will be provided in areas where project management experience is lacking.

Molecular Biologist

Location: Cambridgeshire.

Salary: Dependent on experience

Basis: Initial twelve month fixed-term contract.

My client are an expanding organisation with expertise in developing antibodies for therapeutic drugs. My client are seeking a Molecular Biologist with responsibilities in DNA preparation for utilisation in transient expression of various recombinant proteins for drug discovery purposes.

Key Responsibilities:

-Supporting antibody discovery functions via molecular biology.

-Molecular technical responsibilities include cloning protein antigen coding sequences, antibody coding sequences into expression vectors. PCR. Plasmid DNA preparation. PCR and Sanger sequencing.

-Cell culture, transfection & other techniques where appropriate.

Key essentials:

-BSc (or equivalent), discipline with molecular biology experience e.g. cloning and preparation of plasmid DNA (mini, maxi, mega preps) for protein expression.

-Intuitive, innovative thinker.

Key preferences:

-Working knowledge of in mammalian cell line , preferably antibodies recombinant protein expression.

-Knowledge of stable cell line generation.

If you have a position you would like us to advertise please contact Kristina Brown.