Business Development Executive – North UK

Location: North UK/Scotland/Ireland Salary: Competitive  Ref: ALS 2345

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Agenda are acting as a dedicated recruitment partner to a prestigious employee-focused organisation within the life science sector. The business is well established and are a genuine frontrunner in their marketplace.

In order to capitalise on their success, they are now seeking an experienced life science business development executive to further grow their business. Whilst the location for the successful candidate can be flexible, you must be able to commit to regular travel across the territory which will predominantly be the North of the UK and include travel to Ireland also.

In addition to a well-structured organisational setup and a team-focused mentality, this company can offer continued development and opportunities to progress in the future.

Basic Requirements:

  • Significant experience in business development with a proven track record of success in client-facing roles
  • Current industry sales experience within the life science industry
  • Proven experience of capital equipment sales – preferably with autoclaves, VHPs and/or washers
  • Strong selling and negotiation skills to build strong customer relationships
  • Ability to network, strategise, and develop sustainable long-term plans within a territory

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for building a strong, sustainable pipeline and achieving set sales targets
  • Develop and implement strategic sales plans to achieve corporate goals in the assigned market
  • Identify and analyse business opportunities, and formulate plans to capture opportunities
  • Develop and maintain key business relationships across a broad sphere of influence, both internally and externally
  • Understand customer needs and diligently translate this back to colleagues in order to create customised proposals
  • Contact prospective customer/partner companies to further explore business opportunities and manage negotiations
  • Participate in conferences and networking events, and organise targeted seminars and promotional events within the territory
  • Proactively manage sales administration process and maintain accuracy of client relationship management database

Agenda and its clients only recruit people who are passionate about animal care and welfare, people with integrity who are honest and trustworthy and who have a great work ethic.  To enable us to hire the very best people we will conduct a full and comprehensive background and pre-employment screening as an essential part of the recruitment process.


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