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Danaher Corporation Account Manager in Cambridge, United Kingdom

Leica Microsystems has helped shape the future of microscopy for over 170 years by developing groundbreaking optical and digital solutions. As a global leader, we’re driven by continuous improvement to excite our customers and to create the best work environment for our people. Customer focus, innovation, and teamwork are at the core of our culture and the foundation of our success.

Want to be part of a company whose products are part of cutting-edge research around the world? Join Leica Microsystems in our commitment for brilliant solutions and insight.

Leica Microsystems is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

Account Manager

This very interesting position is in covering Cambridge and surrounding areas and reports to the UK Sales Manager.


  • Proactively seeking out opportunities to build new business relationships across all microscopy applications and markets, with the exception of Industrial and Clinical customers.

This will be achieved through brand promotion and active selling strategies with the implementation of key skills gained from DBS training. Essential to this position will be an enthusiasm to drive the business in a competitive market, combined with detailed and accurate pipeline activity managed through SFDC.

In addition, the

demonstration of good technical skills gained in a life science environment or similar scientific sales role would be a distinct advantage.


  • Proven Sales record in a similar environment.

  • Ability to drive business success by demonstrating consistent and hardworking sales growth over a period of time.

  • Technical ability to demonstrate Microscopy & Imaging products.

  • Strong communication skills and sound business acumen.

  • Effective time management and personal organisation.


Whilst a degree in the Life Sciences, or equivalent is preferable, of equal value is strong sales experience in a relevant industry.

A background in microscopy would also be helpful.


  • Competitive salary

  • Sales Bonus

  • Company Car

  • Health Care

  • Pension

  • Paid Annual leave


Learn more about what we do and who we are by watching our company video “We Are Leica”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zHmalqMXN4

Are you interested to discover new opportunities in an innovative, team-oriented environment? Do apply online with your complete documents (cover letter, CV, certificates).

We are looking forward to your application!

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.