Training Business Development Manager

R-84996 | Reading, United Kingdom

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Job Description

Are you looking for a rewarding role where you can make a positive impact, working with the world's most innovative food and Life Sciences companies?

Join our diverse team today and help us deliver real world solutions for a brighter future!

Reading Scientific Services Limited (RSSL – Parent Company Mondelēz international) is a multi-award-winning food and pharmaceutical research organisation, pushing the boundaries of science to make our world safer, healthier and more sustainable. Our clients, based across 70 countries, trust us to deliver intelligent solutions to real-world problems through rigorous analytical testing, cutting-edge research and development, customised consultancy and training services.

When you join RSSL, you’re joining a global network enriched by our parent company Mondelēz International. Our diverse team includes 23 nationalities from 350 members and, all together, we are committed to transforming lives through science, innovation, and collaboration.

If you share our passion for science and innovation, we’d love to hear from you!

As a Business Development Manager (Training Operation Team), you will look after our Training services for the Pharmaceutical Sector and you will:

  • Deliver sales revenue target through direct and indirect sales to existing and new customers Develop customer management strategies

  • Lead high value opportunities as required

  • Also provide support to wider commercial team activities.

Primary Accountabilities / Responsibilities:

1. Managing existing business and developing new business opportunities with current and new accounts

2. Acting as the principal contact between the client and RSSL Training Operation team in order to achieve sales growth.

3. To support development of and cross sell service offerings to a number of strategic accounts.

4. Optimise client interaction (calls and meetings) by ‘selling-on’ other services to clients, where appropriate.

5. Represent RSSL Training at external events (conferences, exhibitions, seminars and industry meetings)

6. Support the Head of Training and Marketing departments by providing market information to make decisions, leading to the development and growth of the RSSL Training business.

7. Demonstrate RSSL Training courses knowledge to provide service and phone assistance when problem occur in order to maintain current sale and customer satisfaction.

8. Track & report competitor activities.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience:

  • Have a proven scientific background with recognised qualifications - HND or equivalent qualification.

  • Project management skills

  • Have an understanding of laboratory work and its application to solving customer problems.

  • High level of interpersonal skills and technical credibility to develop excellent working relationships with both clients and laboratory staff.

  • Outgoing proactive approach, energy, drive, enthusiasm and the ability to motivate others.

  • Team player, plus ability to work on own initiative

  • Excellent inter-personal skills, with the ability to interact effectively by telephone, written communication and face-to-face.

  • An organised approach, capable of working on several projects at any one time and able to prioritise requests.

  • The ability to offer valuable advice and guidance on a broad range of scientific techniques to clients

  • The ability to create solutions to complex scientific and business issues.

More about this role

Location: anywhere in the UK, individual is required to be in the office at base location (Reading) once per week.

Travel requirements: Open to travel anywhere in the UK/ Europe etc. (30-50% travel required)

Must have-Full UK driving license

No Relocation support available

Business Unit Summary

Reading Scientific Services Ltd (RSSL) is a cutting-edge contract research organisation (CRO), providing research, analysis and consultancy to the food, consumer goods and life science sectors. Whether we are creating new products, validating medicines or solving investigations, we take pride in being a leader in our field, serving clients from across 70 countries. Enriched by our parent company, Mondelēz International, our team are committed to transforming lives through science, innovation and collaboration.

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RSSL is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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