Business Development Director - Biologics CDMO

Posted 06 April 2023
Salary Competitive
Job type Full Time
Discipline Large Molecule
Contact NameOliver Masson

Job description

Mantell Associates are currently partnered with a full service biologics CDMO which aims to strengthen its commercial team by appointing a Director of Business Development. Your day-to-day work will be characterised by new business development, key account management as well as commercial strategy and positioning the business accordingly in the market.

Business Development Director - Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overseeing Sales, Business Development, and Marketing endeavours for the organisation

  • Focus on the portfolio of sales solutions that the company implement for their customers

  • Display high-level consulting competence, while showing a deep understanding and working closely with customers on different challenges

  • Maintain close contact with the relevant decision-makers of your customers, in different areas of that company

  • Stay informed about which questions are "driving" your customers and recognise early on where new needs and challenges lie, and show ways in which these can be mastered individually

  • Acquisition of new projects, control of the entire sales process

Business Development Director - Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Chemistry, Biology, Pharmaceutics, or a Life Science area, or an equivalent degree

  • Several years of experience in Business Development for a biologics CDMO

  • Experience selling commercial GMP services within the field of biologics

  • Experience in converting a high degree of customer orientation and excellent advice into sales success and long-term customer relationships

  • Knowledge of the pharmaceutical and drug discovery industries, including drug candidate and substance development, biology, DMPK, and pharmacology

  • Technical knowledge and subject matter expertise in the field of biological drug manufacturing

Mantell Associates is a specialist Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences headhunting firm. For more information on this role, please contact Ollie at or at +44 (0)20 3854 7722.