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Sales Administrator – Quotation Specialist

Tissue Solutions (www.tissue-solutions.com) is a leading provider of human bio-specimens for researchers worldwide which are used by our clients to develop and test new therapies. We are ISO 9001:2015 certified and provide the pharmaceutical and biotech industries with high quality sample sets from a global network of more than 150 sources. Samples include diseased and normal tissue in fresh, frozen, and FFPE formats. We guarantee samples with the highest possible ethical compliance, offering reliable and efficient sourcing of biological material globally.

To support our continued growth this is a new position for a Sales Administrator – Quotation Specialist.

  • You will be primarily responsible for handling straightforward price and requests for quotes (RFQ’s) from our Business Development team and overseas Sales Distributors, via email or over the phone and following up on pending or issued quotations.
  • Focus on straightforward quotation enquiries for standard products & services.
  • Prepare pricing and lead-time from standard price lists from suppliers, ensuring they are kept up to date.
  • Manage stock and pricing information from our suppliers ensuring it is in a format that is readily accessible to our overseas Distributors and Business Development Team.
  • Proactively engage with Distributors using phone and email, to identify current and future requirements.
  • When applicable handle requests for information (e.g., shipping/delivery dates)
  • Actively utilize our database to record activities, ensuring contact details are accurate, duplicates are removed, new information is added and accurate call / visit logs are entered.

Good administration, oral and written communication skills, along with a head for figures are essential. You need to be a highly motivated self-starter, with the ability to think innovatively and work independently. Other key skills needed are:

  • Approximately 3 years of sales management experience. 
Quoting experience strongly preferred.
  • Ideally a qualification in life sciences or experience in sales for a life science company.
  • Ability to motivate distributors and effectively engage with customers.  You need to be 
commercially astute with strong negotiating, relationship and networking skills.
  • Reasoning Ability to solve practical customer problems.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions, data and details furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to work with people across different cultures and nationalities.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as customer quotes/contracts, marketing materials, and customer tissue specifications. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

If you would like to apply then please send your covering letter, CV along with details of salary expectations to careers@tissue-solutions.com.

We are hiring, come and join our team!

Due to our continued growth we are now looking for an experienced Procurement and Distributor Manager.

Tissue Solutions is a leading provider of human bio-specimens for researchers worldwide to help our clients develop and test new therapies. Incorporated in 2007, we are ISO 9001:2015 certified and provide the pharmaceutical and biotech industries with high quality sample sets from a global network of more than 150 sources. Samples include diseased and normal tissue in fresh, frozen, and FFPE formats. We guarantee samples with the highest possible ethical compliance, offering reliable and efficient sourcing of biological material globally.

Please contact us for more details on careers@tissue-solutions.com.

Tissue Solutions Ltd to Attend 2017 BIO International Convention in San Diego, CA

Tissue Solutions Ltd announced they will be attending BIO International Convention, located this year in San Diego, CA on June 19-22.

Key to BIO is the networking meetings, with companies working to collaborate and showcasing their products and services. Last year, more than 35,000+ meetings were scheduled through the partnering system for 2016 between 3,500 companies and in only 3.5 days. Tissue Solutions is looking forward to joining and meeting with other industry leaders at this exciting event.

If you are attending, and are interested in finding out about using or sourcing human biomaterials for research, Tissue Solutions can help and will be taking meetings throughout the conference. You can schedule meeting requests with Derek McFerran, Business Development Director through the partnering system http://convention.bio.org/partner

If you would like to set up a meeting outwith partnering hours please contact Derek directly on Derek@tissue-solutions.com or call us on +44(0) 141 299 0055

We look forward to meeting with you in San Diego.

About Tissue Solutions Ltd
Tissue Solutions Ltd helps pharma & biotech companies and CROs source human samples for research worldwide. Tissue Solutions Ltd extensive network of collection sites make them the perfect partner finding banked samples samples or managing custom collections to support your research needs.

To learn more about Tissue Solutions, please contact:

Derek McFerran
Buiness Development Director
Derek@tissue-solutions.com
+44(0) 141 299 0055

Introduction to our New European Business Development Manager

Michaela-Tissue-solutionsMeet Michaela, our new Business Development Manager at Tissue Solutions, responsible for strengthening our relationships with our European clients in the Healthcare, Pharma and Biotech sectors as well as CROs.

I am Michaela, and I very much enjoy working with our clients, understanding more about their projects and being able to support them with the bespoke services we offer. It is a great privilege to be able to make a contribution to the development of new therapeutics, diagnostic tests and technologies, and see further down the line what a great difference this makes to patients. Before joining Tissue Solutions, I spent 14 years working with a range of global suppliers of products and services to clients in Pharma and Biotech as well as Academic Researchers and CMOs.

My role at Tissue Solutions is to support the great work of our clients by sourcing the human tissue and biofluids that are vital for research projects allowing them to concentrate on the development of the science. Tissue Solutions have access to more than 100 sources worldwide and supply ethically acquired and fully consented quality human tissue for research.

No two days are the same at Tissue Solutions, it is an exciting, vibrant and dedicated company who are passionate about what they do for their clients. I am looking forward to working with my clients on future projects, understanding their needs and providing them with research materials of the highest quality to support their projects, and developing good relationships with them.

Away from Tissue Solutions, I enjoy quality time with my family, outdoor activities and my involvement with a local amateur dramatics group.

Should you have any requests, questions or enquires then please contact me at michaela@tissue-solutions.com or on +44 7826 555433 and I will be happy to assist you.

Best Wishes
Mit freundlichen Grüßen,
Michaela

Tissue Solutions Ltd Celebrates Living Wage Commitment

Tissue Solutions Ltd are now an accredited Living Wage Employer. The rapidly expanding company has seen a record year, with sales almost doubling after a restructuring in 2015. The move has been welcomed by the Poverty Alliance who deliver the Scottish Living Wage Accreditation Initiative in partnership with the Living Wage Foundation.

The Living Wage commitment will see everyone working at Tissue Solutions LTD, receive a minimum hourly wage of £8.25 – significantly higher than the highest band of the national minimum wage rate of £7.20 which only applies to over 25s.The company went one step further by extending the Living Wage rate to all interns on temporary contracts too.

The Living Wage is an hourly rate set independently and updated annually which is a voluntary rate for employers. The Living Wage is calculated according to the basic cost of living using the ‘Minimum Income Standard’ for the UK. Decisions about what to include in this standard are set by the public; it is a social consensus about what people need to make ends meet.

Tissue Solutions Return to Europe’s Leading Biomarkers Congress for 2017

Tissue Solutions are once more returning to Oxford Global’s Biomarkers Congress. Going into its 12th year and returning to Manchester, UK, this event will delve into the insights into the latest biomarker innovations, technologies, and drivers into biomarker development such as systems biology, population genetics, data analytics and precision medicine.

Attending this event on 21-22 February 2017 at the Manchester Central Convention Complex, we are looking forward to discovering collaborative solutions to biomarker discovery and development challenges. Industry leaders will discuss the latest opportunities in biomarkers in drug discovery, biomarker assay development & validation, safety, translation in therapeutic areas such as neurological, oncology, immune-oncology, cardiovascular, inflammatory rare diseases, COPD, and microbiome disease markers.

If you are interested in attending, we can help with guest passes at a reduced rate. Please e-mail us at enquiries@tissue-solutions.com to find out further details.

Meet Wilma, our new Business Development Manager

wilma-tissue-solutionsMeet Wilma, our new Business Development Manager at Tissue Solutions, responsible for strengthening our relationships with academic researchers and research Institutes globally.

I’m Wilma. I have a passion for science, interacting with people and learning about new technologies and drug discovery. Before joining Tissue Solutions, I spent 15 years working with an international provider of services to Life Science researchers. I also have experience of working with the NHS and understand the challenges faced in the delivery of such a fantastic service.

My role at Tissue Solutions is to support the excellent work of the academic researchers by sourcing the human tissue and biofluids that are vital for your research work while you concentrate on the development of the science. Tissue Solutions have access to more than 100 sources worldwide to access not only the difficult to find samples but also the samples such as PBMC’s that you may require on a day to day basis at short notice.

No two days are the same at Tissue Solutions, it is a exciting, vibrant and dedicated company who are passionate about what we do for our clients. I am looking forward to working with you in the future sourcing the vital samples that you require for your research and developing good relationships with my clients.

Away from Tissue Solutions, I enjoy the outdoor life, a cold glass of wine, a good book and quality time with my family.

Should you have any requests, questions or enquires then please contact me at Wilma@tissue-solutions.com or on 07825685273 and I will be happy to assist you.