Sales Manager - Spectroscopy - Career Development Opportunity

Didcot, Oxfordshire
Up to £70,000 per annum +shares, benefits, bonus
05 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Sales Manager - Revolutionary Spectroscopy - Career Development Opportunity
Didcot + Flexible Working + Significant Travel
Up to £70,000 + laptop, iPad, mobile, home broadband line + pension scheme, after probation period + private medical cover + share options + Performance Bonus

An excellent career-development opportunity for a candidate specifically with spectroscopy experience (possibly Near Infrared, UV/Visible or Mid Infrared) or from other process analysis companies including Gas Chromatographs, Liquid Chromatographs (HPLC) used in a manufacturing process environment. 

The Opportunity: 

We are a well-backed company in process of launching our first product: a mid-IR spectrometer for in-line process measurement in the chemical, bio-renewable, oil & gas and pharmaceutical industries.

To drive the sales growth we are looking to hire a Sales Manager covering the chemical and biorenewables sector, focused on the UK, EU and North America.

This is an excellent opportunity to get in to a high-potential, high growth UK technology company early in its development, with the ability to influence and drive the sales direction of the company.

The Company:

The company is bringing an exciting new optical spectrometer technology to market. We have an strong team of scientists developing the product and we are now recruiting a Sales Manager as we transition to the commercialisation phase of our development.

Our target customers are managing complex production environments, predominantly in the chemical and bio-renewables industries, and many of them already have a detailed understanding of spectrometer technology.

Main Activities and Key Roles of the Sales Manager:

+ You will be responsible for developing and delivering the global sales strategy. Initially you will be responsible for generating sales directly but will transition in to managing a sales team and distributor network for global sales across multiple industries
+ Delivering initial sales of process spectrometers to the chemical and bio-renewables industries, 
+ Providing “voice of the customer” input to the product strategy and product development process
+ Developing, in conjunction with the CEO, the global sales strategy through a mix of direct, OEM and distributor sales channels
+ Identifying, recruiting and managing direct sales people and distributors in order to maximise commercial benefit 
+ Becoming part of the management team developing and implementing the overall strategy of the company

Mandatory Qualifications and Experience Required:

+ Appropriate, tangible prior experience of managing sales in a process analysis company, ideally with strong spectroscopy experience
+ Experience of building and managing a direct sales organisation and a distributor network

Other Information:

This position is based at our offices in South Oxfordshire. The successful candidate must be local enough to the office to be able to spend 2-3 days per week in the office but the role will require a large degree of travel, both in the UK and overseas, with significant time likely to be required in the US

You may have worked in the following capacities:
Spectroscopy Sales Engineer, Spectroscopy Sales Specialist, Spectroscopy Sales Business Manager, Spectroscopy Head of Sales.

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