Sales Development Manager, United Kingdom

We are seeking a Sales Development Manager, UK to bring novel, advanced products and technology for genetic analysis on single DNA molecules to the market in the area of next generation sequencing

Do you want to be a part of an interdisciplinary dynamic team who shares the vision of better healthcare by improving next generation sequencing and securing the integrity of DNA information? 

Today, genes are easily decoded by advanced DNA sequencers. Already, sequencing forms an integrated part of R&D programs in the pharmaceutical industry, diagnosis and clinician’s decisions on the best possible treatment regimens for patients in leading hospitals. Future healthcare will increasingly depend on accurate detection of genetic variations by sequencing.

Samplix enables the holy grail in genetics; to perform genetic analysis on single DNA molecules. Single DNA molecule analysis eliminates the risk of interaction between different DNA molecules. Samplix has developed a proprietary single molecule microfluidics XdropÔ technology that maintains the integrity of DNA and allows for error proof sequencing.


We are looking for an experienced and highly motivated Sales Development Manager for United Kingdom and Ireland. You have strong technical knowledge in the area of next generation sequencing with credibility to effectively consult on solutions, products and technologies with key decision makers. You are excited to work with a dynamic team of talented professionals to introduce and grow the Xdrop™ technology and products in your region. With your strong business acumen you will build a territory strategic sales plan to deliver on commercial targets and actively build awareness of Samplix’ products. You will report to VP Commercial Operations.


  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationship with key decision makers and other customers through technical consultation on solutions and products and understanding of customer business needs to win the business
  • Build and execute a territory business plan in alignment with the Field Application Scientists to meet or exceed commercial targets in your region
  • Actively demonstrate strong prospecting and closing skills
  • Commitment to accurate and timely sales process management including sales forecasting and pipeline management through use of the CRM system and other relevant IT tools
  • Conducting technical sales presentations at customers and key opinion makers as well as at workshops/seminars primarily in your region
  • Work actively with Marketing & Communication, Product Management and R&D to provide feedback from the market as well as feedback on demand generating activities


  • Minimum 2 years of consultative sales experience from Life Science and Genomics market and an understanding of DNA sequencing technologies – a Master’s or Ph.D degree is desirable
  • Ideally history of working relationship with key thought leaders in Next Generation Sequencing
  • Strong organizational capability, ability to work independently as well as ability to collaborate with colleagues
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to effectively engage with the customer and across multi-disciplinary teams within Samplix.
  • Up to 60% travel time


We offer a great job with development opportunities in a highly motivating, professional and friendly environment. You may be looking for a new career path or you may simply be looking to make a difference in a small hard-working organization. You will be offered the opportunity to spearhead and drive the introduction of highly advanced products on a very high scientific level for a highly motivated and educated group of customers around the world. The job will be challenging and rewarding at the same time.


Please send the application to Henrik M. Pfundheller, VP Commercial Operations at Samplix at with the Subject Line: SDM – UK. Applications will be considered as they are submitted. Your application will be treated in accordance with our policies for processing of personal data incorporating the General Data Protection Regulation of the EU.


Next Generation Sequencing makes it possible to decipher all genes of human beings which may reveal genetic variations important for diagnosis and personalized treatment. In the past 10 years, sequencing has paved the way for astonishing discoveries within medicine. Samplix’ Xdrop™ sample preparation products allow scientists and clinicians to target the sequencing towards relevant genetic regions thereby obtaining significantly higher quality and certainty in the genetic analysis.


Samplix has developed proprietary products for targeted single molecule enrichment of DNA and RNA. Samplix’ technologies are based on advanced microfluidics which in a simple work process partitions millions of molecules in droplets thereby enabling high quality targeted enrichment of large fragments (>100 kb) for subsequent sequencing.


Henrik M. Pfundheller
VP Commercial Operations
Samplix ApS
Mileparken 28
2730 Herlev
+45 40902106