Scientific Associate Business Manager (Reagents)

Scientific Associate Business Manager (Reagents)

Job Title: Scientific Associate Business Manager (Reagents)
Contract Type: Immediate Start Graduate Role
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Start Date: asap
Reference: BBBH3300_1626169737
Contact Name: Mark Newland
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 13, 2021 10:48

Job Description

Scientific Associate Business Manager (Reagents)
Job Location: Cambridge, East of England
Job Salary: £22,000 - £25,000 plus bonus
Job Sectors: Technical Sales / Technical Support / Scientific Support / Scientific Sales / Life Sciences / Biology Graduate Jobs / Bioscience Graduate Jobs / Science Graduate Jobs / PhD Jobs

Our client, a leader in providing products for scientific research, is looking for a recent life science graduate with lab experience, or an MSc or PhD graduate to join their team in a Technical Support Specialist capacity.
They are looking for an Associate Business Manager you will work within the reagents business management team. You will have responsibility for the management and success of a small portfolio of reagents suppliers whilst supporting the reagents supplier portfolio as a whole. This role offers significant opportunities for career development and progression and is offered with ample training.

Job Responsibilities:

Portfolio management
- Identify opportunities (accounts, products, ranges, suppliers, tenders) from your existing portfolio using data analysis, market research and by working with key internal stakeholders (marketing, sales, customer service/finance)
- Assess market competition compared to identified opportunities
- Understand, identify target markets and position key product/ranges/suppliers
- Set yearly sales forecasts and short and long-term objectives and strategies

Supplier management
- Create and maintain positive, productive and profitable partnerships with your suppliers
- Set clear expectations for reporting and deliver on these expectations
- Encourage engagement by your suppliers and support their marketing/sales plans
- Collect and analyse customer feedback and communicate this to your suppliers

Skills and experience required.
- A Life Science Graduate with a 2:1 or above.
- A passion for life science research and a desire to enter the commercial life science market
- A strong work ethic with a positive, can-do attitude and the drive to learn and progress
- Be results orientated with the drive to set and meet agreed objectives
- The ability to translate analysis into actionable, practical strategies
- Strong interpersonal skills including well-developed listening, written and verbal communication skills
- Strong Excel based data management, manipulation and reporting skills
- Full driving license
- Fluency in written and spoken English