Inside Account Manager dedicated to Merck Group

Posted 14 Jan 2020

Scotland - all, Scotland - United Kingdom

Req Id 202015


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our around 56,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Your Role: 

An exciting new opportunity has arisen in our company as Inside Account Manager dedicated to Merck Group UK/Ireland. This position will be part of Research Global Strategic Accounts (GSA). In coordination with the global team you will be responsible to grow current intercompany business and creating/executing on additional opportunities to meet or exceed sales targets in your territory. Call planning, pipeline management, lead identification and qualification, proactive sales calling and performance monitoring to drive the sales and achieve the set sales target will be part of your work routine. You will also be able to work closely with other business units and functions such as eBusiness, Technical Services, Marketing, Sales Support, Customer Service, Manufacturing and Supply Chain on a regular basis. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to actively plan and execute the roll-out of our B2B platform internally in close collaboration with your Western European team lead.

Who You Are: 

  • Scientific degree and/or experience in account management 
  • Good knowledge of our portfolio & B2B platform
  • Able to work autonomously and collaboratively as part of a global team
  • Ability to create/interpret accurate sales data/forecasts
  • Able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Able to build and maintain strong relationships and trust with internal partners and customers
  • Flexible and willing to travel within territory (up to 20% of your time)


To all recruitment agencies/suppliers: we are lucky enough to receive fantastic applications and have an in house recruitment team. Therefore unless you are formally requested by a member of the in house recruitment team to support us and then given access to our portal you are not engaged to work with us. Please do not contact hiring managers directly or send speculative profiles or CVs – we will not accept these as an introduction and you will not be paid any fee or considered for our preferred supplier list.

What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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