Vice President Sales and Marketing – Commercial – Life Sciences – Ref.: 130523DE

Filled Positions
  • Date posted: 22nd May 2023
Job Description

Our UK-based client is an established Life Science company which provides instruments and specialist consumables for the global pharmaceutical and academic research community. Their leading platform is a next generation single cell analysis system for antibody discovery and cell line development. The VP Sales and Marketing will develop and implement the Company’s global Sales and Marketing strategy and 5-year plan, building out their global commercial capabilities. Other responsibilities include:


  • Perform commercial due diligence on competitive or other target companies.
  • Build the Company’s business profile via advertising, (digital) marketing, exhibitions, conference presentations and client visits.
  • Assistance in demonstrating and presenting the Company’s commercial plans to external Parties.
  • Responsible for sales and marketing in UK and other select regions (not covered by direct sales or distributors).
  • Responsible for managing distributor managers, marketing managers, sales managers, and product managers.
  • Proactively recommend new relevant services, product ideas or alliance partners.
  • Serve as a key Sales executive for the Company.
  • Present Sales and Marketing reports or presentations to the Board and other Third Parties.


Candidates to have a minimum of a Batchelors degree in Biology, Biochemistry or Chemistry or a relevant Life Sciences area (e.g. cell biology, molecular biology). The role holder will also have a minimum 8 years’ experience in successfully selling high value instrumentation and services to Biopharma, established experience of leading a commercial team and possess a strong EMEA network in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry.