For nearly 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.
An Account Manager is responsible for selling the innovative Microbial Solutions portfolio focused on rapid microbiological products to major accounts in Canada. You will be expected to maintain existing accounts and further maximize opportunities within the established territory through market research and sales activities. You will be responsible for achieving quarterly and annual sales targets for the assigned products and services.
The following are minimum requirements related to the Account Manager II
- Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.), scientific education required, microbiology discipline helpful;
- Minimum 3-5 years sales experience, preferably in the pharma market;
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills in French and English
About the Microbial Solutions business
Protecting the integrity of our customer’s products demands rigorous quality control, a critical task made easier with the help of a reliable partner. Charles River is the partner, offering innovative, flexible solutions and technical expertise to support you every step of the way. We’ve purposefully built our portfolio to bring progressive products and services that deliver accurate, relevant and reliable data to fuel confident decision on product quality and contamination control.
We lead the market with products and services that meet diverse needs of the pharmaceutical, consumer, beauty, dairy, beverage and food industries. Our unique combination of Endosafe® endotoxin testing, Celsis® rapid microbial detection and Accugenix® microbial identification and strain typing keeps our customers manufacturing operations running efficiently and smoothly.
About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.
With over 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015.
At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016.