Sales Team Lead

Job Title: Sales Team Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, England
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-03-26
Reference: BH-105015
Contact Name: Charles Leach
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 26, 2019 12:22

Job Description

Scientific Sales Team Lead/Supervisor – Cambridge – Permanent

Whilst science is usually associated with research based laboratories, there are plenty of exciting opportunities for those scientifically inclined yet more commercially focused. My client, a genetics and molecular biology, market leading Biotechnology Company with a global presence, is currently seeking the expertise of a Scientific Sales Team Lead/Supervisor to develop and mentor their team, whilst spearheading the sales department in providing their flagship products to market.

Scientific Sales Team Lead/Supervisor Key Responsibilities:

  • Day to day management of the global inside Sales team, ensuring incoming inquiries, complaints and other customer interactions are processed and resolved in a timely and effective manner.
  • Monitor, mentors, coaches and trains the members of the Inside Sales team & provides regular & routine feedback on the team’s achievement of agreed performance metrics.
  • Managing inbound customer inquiries and outbound customer contact, creating and qualifying sales leads, generating opportunities and securing orders.
  • Reviews marketing qualified leads & reaches out to customers in the appropriate manner, generating opportunities for client business.
  • Actions own leads and opportunities to generate customer orders & sales.
  • Generates and issues quotations for standard products and services & answers questions on product pricing
  • Records customer interactions into Horizon’s CRM system & ensures accuracy of customer data
  • Partners with Marketing, Product Management and Sales teams to initiate and coordinate marketing campaigns and other sales lead generation activities
  • Undertakes relevant project work and additional responsibilities as appropriate and agreed with the Global Head of Customer Services
Scientific Sales Team Lead/Supervisor Key Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a life sciences related subject (essential)
  • At least 2 years’ Sales Experience in a busy, dynamic environment. Previous experience selling scientific equipment/services is highly desired.
  • Experience mentoring/guiding sales staff is desired but not absolutely essential.
  • Knowledge of CRM systems such as Salesforce would be an advantage
  • Excellent English skills in both written and verbal communications, with the ability to develop long lasting relationships with clients
  • Strong client management skills, understanding how best to service their needs and what their requirements are from first contact
  • Enthusiastic personality, able to transfer this in line with company goals and aspirations
This permanent opportunity as a Scientific Sales Team Lead/Supervisor is currently available on a permanent basis and offers the right individual a fantastic opportunity with a true market leader in genetic products and services.
Please call Charles on 01619427163 for more information on rates and applying.