Sales Manager DACH

Who are you?

  • You’ve studied in the field of Biology, Life Sciences, Chemistry, Pharmacy or related or have at least 3 years of working experience in a similar field.
  • 3-5 years of working experience in a similar role.
  • We will consider work experience in a laboratory environment as a plus
  • You are customer-oriented and outgoing
  • You have an entrepreneurial attitude, and you can deal with a significant amount of autonomy and independence
  • You quickly make contact with stakeholders at all levels within an organization
  • You also have the attitude to help others to do great
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills in German and English, we see Dutch as a bonus

Perks & Benefits

  • Grow with us! We understand the importance of personal development in your career and life. That’s why we provide a substantial budget for training, conferences, or a (career) coach. We want to contribute and give you the time, tools, and space needed to discover your strengths when working with us.
  • We offer an environment where people get the opportunity to grow and learn by doing. We embrace mistakes and learn from them.
  • There is room for sparring with colleagues, to try new things, and buddy-up to learn from each other.
  • Kind and friendly working atmosphere. We are a scaling-up company with a start-up vibe and a major corporate firm’s (Eppendorf) back-up.
  • We offer the opportunity to do short-term assignments abroad for experience, personal development, and hopefully, fun.
  • A pension scheme so you can retire happily
  • Home office setup, we get you your proper home office setup
  • Flexible working options
  • Working from home allowance and commuting allowance
  • Bonus, when we do well, we all profit together
  • 25 days of holiday leave per year
  • Work hard, party hard, goal celebrations, Friday drinks, team outings, and our South African colleagues promised us a Braai.
  • An attractive salary with clear and transparent growth potential to match with your personal ambitions and plans
  • Most of all, we want to be that employer that wants to make sure you walk around happy

What are you going to do?

Your job as our Sales Manager is to drive the sales of our products by closing contracts with our clients and partners in the DACH region. The purpose of your role, together with your team, is to achieve market share gains and secure long-term profitability and sustainable growth so we can keep helping scientists elevating their life science research.

Together with your team lead (Global Sales Director), you determine the global sales strategy and translate this to into a plan for the DACH region, including sales targets. You will have the responsibility for the P&L and budget of the DACH region.

Due to your past lab experience, you can guide and advise the client regarding optimizing and digitizing their lab workflows.

We are a scaling-up organization. You will play both a strategic and hands-on role. You will lead the DACH sales team, which currently consists of one other team member, but will grow over the upcoming period. At the same time, you will be responsible for handling the key accounts in the DACH region.

About us

With our software solutions, we help modern scientists in R&D laboratories of academic institutes, pharma, biotech companies, and start-ups in the process of digitizing their workflows. We facilitate our clients to exploit the enormous potential of life sciences and to accelerate research. We contribute to the added value that life sciences research can offer our world and work with researchers to enable discoveries in various fields. Our clients work on topics ranging from cancer research, sustainable food production in areas where cultivation seems impossible, or the development of COVID-19 vaccines, and many more.

What working as a Sales Manager within eLabNext makes unique is:

  • You get to work with leading laboratories in life sciences and learn about the latest developments in their research.
  • Work with impact! Help your customers be successful and see the result of your work when innovations reach the market.
  • Develop your life science, IT, and commercial skills all in one job!
  • Be part of an international and multi-disciplinary team and learn from your colleagues.

Have questions or want to find out more?

For more information about this vacancy, please get in touch with Jasper Dijkstra, Director of Business Development at eLabNext in The Netherlands

phone +31 50 ​720 00 55 or email:

How to apply

Interested, and do you want to apply? You can do this by sending your motivation letter and CV to We consider applications until the position is filled.

If we are enthusiastic, we will invite you for an introductory meeting. Following the COVID-19 regulations, this will most likely be a digital meeting. We evaluate our recruitment process every week and follow the advice of the Cabinet and RIVM.

An assessment can be part of the selection process. Recruiters, no please.

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