Business Development

Laboratory & Healthcare Sales Executive

Posted on:

Wednesday 1st March 2023

Overview of role:


We are currently recruiting for a Laboratory & Healthcare Sales Executive for our client in the water technologies industry based in North Co. Kildare.




  • Achieve your quarterly and annual order intake targets for each business area
  • Seek out new profitable opportunities to expand the core business
  • Acquire a good knowledge of competitors’ offerings and their sales strategies
  • Report back to the management team on market conditions and market trends
  • Improve the profit margin on all sales with a minimum requirement of maintaining the initial sales margin
  • Obtain an understanding and an evaluation of customer requirements
  • Maintain customer contact and, wherever possible, expand the business through the existing or new customer base
  • Carry-out regular customer liaison meetings and actively manage key accounts
  • Inform customers of the costs of keeping old equipment and the benefit of upgrading to newer and more economical systems
  • Maintain accurate customer product files and up-to-date details
  • Produce quantitative business results
  • Work to maintain the Company’s leadership position within the marketplace
  • Manage and maintain your own calendar weekly, having a minimum of 4 weeks planned in advance
  • Update ACT Database on a weekly basis
  • Receive and handle queries from customers and evaluate their requirements and follow-through on the work to be carried out
  • Interact with the internal service operations team and the Service Engineers to maximise opportunities while maximising our internal knowledge
  • Maintain regular telephone contact with the office and other members of the sales team
  • Show a genuine interest in the business and suggest ways of improving the business to the Service Business Manager




  • A relevant 3rd level qualification in Science, Engineering or Technology
  • A working knowledge of the Laboratory and Healthcare Industry is beneficial
  • Very strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Strong attention to detail and highly organised
  • Ability to work within a team at all levels and work on own initiative
  • Proven track record in achievement of sales targets
  • Flexibility is important in this role as there may be a need to work outside normal working hours, take on ad-hoc duties and stay away from home overnight on occasions


This is a full-time, permanent role which will cover a nationwide territory.

The salary on offer is €50K – €55K DOE, Plus commission, company vehicle, pension and healthcare.

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