AS - Downstream

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Sales, Product development, Commercial Operations
  3. China
Posting date: 08 Apr 2019

ProClinical is partnering with a leading biotechnology company to advertise a vacancy for an Application Specialist position. The organisation offers cutting-edge products and services for the development, quality assurance, and production processes of the biopharmaceutical industry, covering fermentation, cell cultivation, filtration, purification, fluid management, and lab technologies. Based in Shanghai, this position is an exciting opportunity to work with an innovative and prestigious organisation that is strongly rooted in the scientific community.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Using technical knowledge to qualify customer needs, assist/support customer requirements, and shorten sales cycles.
  • Supporting customers through hands-on trial support and optimisation which allows customers to select the right product and achieve their expected results.
  • Providing technical support to local sales team and helping them qualify and close orders through established customers technical acceptance of the superiority of our products.
  • Coordinating activities with Sales Reps.
  • Gathering and communicating information on customer product pipelines, market trends, applications, and competitive activities to global Media Marketing Team.
  • Contributing to the rapid growth and expansion of the portfolio whilst remaining consistent with SSB strategy and goals.

Skills and Requirements:

  • A Master's degree in biotechnology, biochemistry, or a similar life science discipline.
  • At least 5 years of experience in the life sciences industry in process development.
  • Proven skills of relevant process unit operations in cGMP Bioprocessing.
  • Good Market Knowledge, focusing on Customers and Competitors.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in both English and Mandarin.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

Please click on the Apply button. Please include a short note outlining why you are interested in the role and why you think you are suitable.

In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Lily Zhao at +86 21 51694106 or upload your CV on our website -

A full job description is available on request.

ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.