Business Development Executive

LOCATION: Nottingham     SALARY: £25,000 – £28,000   REF: ALS 2543

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Our client, a GLP compliant laboratory with an experienced scientific team providing specialist immunohistochemistry (IHC), histology, digital pathology and image analysis solutions are seeking a Business Development Executive. The role would suit someone who is experience in a commercial scientific setting or with a science background who is keen to move into a commercially focused role away from the lab. This role can be home based, office based or a mix of both, but you will be expected to be in the office for key meetings and client visits.

Basic Requirements:

  • Degree in Life Sciences
  • Experience in Histology and IHC preferred
  • Experience of or a desire to work in a commercial role away from the lab
  • Capable of self-motivation and independence
  • Client focussed approach with the ability to build strong client relationships
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Willingness to travel Internationally
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to deal with stakeholders at all levels internally and externally
  • Good organisation skills
  • Strong IT skills, in particular using Excel
  • Commercial lab experience- 3 years

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To work with clients in order to understand their technical requirements and to be able to generate accurate quotations in a timely manner
  • Support the qualification of new business opportunities
  • To be part of various exhibitions attended throughout the year
  • Maintain up to date and accurate records within our CRM
  • Provide accurate sales reporting and forecasting of future opportunities
  • Attend customer conference calls, being prepared to discuss requirements and quotations
  • Engage effectively with other teams and individuals within the company to drive enquiries forward and provide clients with the information they need as efficiently as possible
  • Manage customer expectations with effective communication

Agenda only recruits 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 comprehensive background and pre-employment screening, which is an essential part of Agenda’s recruitment process.


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