Technical Sales Specialist, Benelux

Technical Sales

Do you know your quantitative Western Blot from your fluorescent Imaging? Do you possess the natural qualities of a true consultative sales professional? Have you sold more scientific capital equipment than you’ve eaten hot meals? Can you navigate yourself around Netherlands & Belgium better than a Satnav?!


My client provides innovative Solutions to quantify and analyse novel proteins for the drug discovery and biomedical research sector with powerful Imaging, western blot and multiplex technologies; serving major Pharma, Biotechnology and Research customer segments globally. Due to sustained growth, they are now looking to add a proven Technical Sales Specialist as their first direct Benelux employee!

Reporting directly into the European Sales Director, the Technical Sales Specialist acts with full autonomy and takes full accountability for existing and new business in the Benelux region residing home office in a major part of The Netherlands. You will act as a true scientific consultant to unearth and upsell new solutions based on client applications, confident to discuss topics such as biomarkers, oncology and many more!

The ideal candidate will speak fluent English and ideally Dutch, possess a minimum of 2-3 years successful technical sales or business development experience ideally selling Proteomic related solutions into Pharma, Biotech and Biomedical research markets across the Benelux sector.

The position will entail >50% travel to exceed targets and has an immediate start date.

What should the Technical Sales Specialist be able to demonstrate?

  • Minimum 3+ years proven experience selling high-end Life Science instruments & kits into the Benelux market; with strong bias for proteomic research solutions.
  • Established network of Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology customers in the Benelux.
  • True consultative sales professional able to demonstrate success with complex scientific capital equipment and maintaining reagent run rates.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry or related Life Science domain; hands on experience with Proteomic platforms is highly attractive.

This is a newly defined hire and considering notice periods, we’re looking to appoint the Technical Sales Specialist as soon as possible!

If you satisfy the above and to apply, contact me directly with a copy of your updated CV and rationale why you are the best candidate for the job!

  • ADDED: 26/06/2019

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