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Business Development Executive

Business Development Executive

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At HistologiX we support our clients’ cutting-edge research, helping innovative
biopharmaceuticals, monoclonal antibodies, biomarkers and immune oncology
treatments gain regulatory approval.

 

We are a niche GLP compliant laboratory with our experienced scientific team
providing specialist immunohistochemistry (IHC), histology, digital pathology and
image analysis solutions working with pharmaceutical and biotechnology
companies worldwide.

 

• Do you want to use your scientific background but don’t want to work in the
lab?
• Are you keen to join our fast-growing multidisciplinary team with excellent
career progression?
• Would you thrive working in a flexible and friendly work environment?
If yes, then we have an exciting opportunity for you to take that leap of faith and
move into Business Development.

 

This Business Development Executive role would suit someone with experience in a
commercial scientific setting or with a science background who is keen to move
into a commercially focused role away from the lab. Experience in Histology and
IHC is preferred, but we will provide intensive training and support to get you up
to speed.

 

Responsibilities and Duties
A client focussed approach with strong customer service is key to our business.
Your main duties and responsibilities are:

• To work with clients in order to understand their technical requirements
and to be able to generate accurate quotations in a timely manner
• Support the qualification of new business opportunities
• Attend customer conference calls, being prepared to discuss requirements
and quotations
• To be part of various exhibitions attended by HistologiX throughout the year
(when we can!)
• Maintain up to date and accurate records within our CRM
• Provide accurate sales reporting and forecasting of future opportunities
• Engage effectively with other teams and individuals within HistologiX to
drive enquiries forward and provide clients with the information they need
as efficiently as possible
• Manage customer expectations with effective communication

 

Qualifications and Skills
• Degree in Life Sciences preferred
• Experience in Histology and IHC preferred
• Experience of or a desire to work in a commercial role away from the lab
• Capable of self-motivation and independence
• Client focussed approach with the ability to build strong client relationships
• Ability to work effectively under pressure
• Willingness to travel Internationally
• Strong communication skills
• Ability to deal with stakeholders at all levels internally and externally
• Good organisation skills
• Strong IT skills, in particular using Excel

 

Ideal experience:
• Commercial lab experience: 3 years
Required education:
• Life Science Degree

 

Job Location:
• Home-based or Nottingham NG1

 

This is fantastic opportunity for someone with lab experience who is keen to work
in science though away from the lab. If this sounds like a challenge you would be
interested in, then please send in your CV and covering letter or give us a call for
an informal discussion in the first instance.