Account Manager Biotechnology - Downstream Processing

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Account Manager Biotechnology Downstream Processing

Reaching out to and reeling in new clients. Advising existing customers. These are just a few of the tasks of an Account Manager at I&L Biosystems.

Do you have a commercial mindset and a winners mentality?
Then we are looking for you! Take a look at our vacancy!

Full-time · Troisdorf


Salesperson, relationship manager, consultant: you are all these things and more. You represent our organisation in your dealings with major players in the biotechnology sector. This means we will give you lots of responsibility and autonomy to perform your duties and take ownership for your own success. This role offers the opportunity to drive sales, manage key relationships, and help customers solve their workflow challenges. If you need support, you can always reach out to your colleagues.

A few examples of your activities:

  • You represent our organisation European wide and you make sure that you meet the needs of our customers and maintain a positive relationship to identify sales opportunities, generate interest, analyse the opportunity and prepare quotations to exceed our sales targets.

  • Strong focus at customer relationship management with new and existing customers and acting as primary contact for assigned accounts.

  • Close co-operation with product management, the application team and supplier partner.

  • Develop and execute sales strategies. Exceeding revenue targets while working with internal teams to deliver solutions and meeting customer requirements.

  • Present solutions to enhance the customer's workflow and identify cross-selling opportunities.

  • Driving the sales pipeline effectively by managing sales opportunities, preparing and presenting proposals, securing deals and monitoring customer satisfaction.

  • Develop strategic account plans outlining objectives, tactics and timelines.

  • Maintain accurate records of customer interactions and projects in the CRM system to assure proper business projections.


I&L Biosystems is a leading European wide solutions provider of best-in-class and innovative laboratory solutions. For more than 30 years we have been the go-to partner for the procurement and service of high-end lab solutions for customers in biotechnology, cell biology and microbiology. We distinguish ourselves by our scientific expertise, personal touch and service level.

Our European Campus is located in Troisdorf - Germany. In this international role you will work closely with colleagues across Europe. We guarantee you will feel at home in our organisation right from the start.


  • You have a science degree in Biochemistry/Bioprocessing/Engineering (B.Sc. or M.Sc.) or a comparable qualification

  • You have a technical and practical understanding of DSP (filtration, chromatography)

  • You have five years sales experience of capital equipment and downstream processing products to biopharma customers

  • You are familiar with the industry's GMP manufacturing standards for GMP-compliant, scalable processes

  • You have a commercial mindset and can-do mentality

  • You have the ability to travel around 60% of working time

  • You have excellent communication skills

  • You enjoy working internationally

  • A very good spoken and written level in English


  • A pleasant and collegial working atmosphere with an internal "Duz" culture in which we share knowledge and support each other

  • Team events with all European I&L locations to get to know your international colleagues better and to further strengthen the team spirit

  • International (product) trainings and practice-based courses via our brand-new I&L Academy.

  • Flexible worktime in a flexitime model

  • Home Office

  • An attractive subsidised BAV

  • Company car

  • A 13th month's salary in the sense of vacation and christmas payment

Learning & development
Company parties & team events
Informal atmosphere
Devices included


Does this sound like the perfect job for you? Don't let this opportunity pass you by! Let us know who you are and what motivates you by uploading your CV and letter of motivation (each as a pdf file) via the button at the bottom of this page. We will get back to you within five working days after receiving your application.