Chemistry, Life Science & Engineering Recruitment

Commercial Director


  • Home-based
  • £Competitive
  • Scientific Sales & Marketing

About this job

Our client is an international market leader in life sciences, providing world leading products to a broad range of sectors.

We are seeking a commercial director, experienced in the management of sales teams, to join our client’s scientific software department to lead their EMEA sales team. The software portfolio is paramount in providing a means of visualization within Electron Microscopy, Materials Sciences and Structural Analysis.

In this position, you will be tasked with:

  • Communicating with assigned sales representatives in order to communicate, strategize, plan and implement sales efforts within the region
  • Work with sales representatives to build customer pricing strategies and proposals
  • Develop major account relationships at the executive level
  • Communicate effectively with the Global Sales and Services Director

With a solid background in scientific software sales, you will use your expertise in niche technical sectors to lead a small team of 6 Account Managers (EMEA) providing guidance and support to your business partners.

This position will suit someone with strong technical sales & people management experience, with the tenacity and resilience to maintain and grow a thriving sales territory. You must be willing and able to travel up to 50% of your time, within Europe.

Due to the nature of the business, a strong software sales background is highly desirable.

Working in a customer facing role with sales and support responsibilities, you will have excellent communication skills – additional languages would be a plus.

This is a challenging Senior position within a market leading organisation and you will be rewarded with a very generous compensation package (base salary + commission + car allowance).

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Keywords: commercial director, sales manager, scientific software sales, life science, electron microscopy, EM, materials science, structural analysis, Home office, Eindhoven, UK, London, Cambridge, Manchester, Glasgow, France, Paris, Netherlands, Germany, Frankfurt, VRS8231AH

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