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Biochemistry Instrument Sales Specialist (JHB) (LC_631)

Scientific (Sales)

ESSENTIALS
Essentials: BSc Hons and/or MSc Chemistry or Biochemistry with at least 3~5 years external Sales experience in laboratory instrumentation, hands on protein biochemistry experience, HPLC and GC experience, South African citizen, outstanding command of English, own car and driver’s license essential.
 
Location:  Johannesburg (with travel across provinces).
Salary: competitive basic + incentives and benefits
 
DETAILS
Fantastic opportunity for a Scientist with sales experience to join an existing dynamic national sales team in a well-known Lab supply distributor company. The focus of the role will be on sales of Protein Biochemistry & Chromatography related equipment and consumables, including HPLC.
 
The successful candidate will be responsible for new business development and sales, visiting customers, equipment demonstrations, after sales and customer support. Responsibilities also include sales reporting, planning and sales related admin.
 
This role is well supported by a strong infrastructure within the company, a varied customer base, strong leadership, excellent product ranges and experienced Application Specialists. Travel is integral to the position.  
 
REQUIREMENTS
    • BSc Hons / Master’s Degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry
    • 3 ~ 5 years or more External Sales Rep experience is required
    • Hands on lab experience in Protein Biochemistry, HPLC / GC / GCMS
    • Highly skilled in communications and presentations in English
    • Excellent sales and negotiation skills
    • Independent worker with highly developed people skills
    • Highly computer literate
 
APPLICATION INFORMATION
Commencement:   As soon as possible OR when the right person is available.
 
Application information:  Please apply online below.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted