Business Development Director - Cell & Gene Therapy CDMO

Posted 02 May 2023
Salary Competitive
Job type Full Time
Discipline Large Molecule
Contact NameOllie Masson

Job description

Mantell Associates is partnered with a fast-growing CDMO within the Cell & Gene Therapy space which aims to strengthen its commercial team by hiring a new Director of Business Development. Your day-to-day work will be consist of driving sales activity, new business development and further developing the company's portfolio of clients.

Business Development Director - Responsibilities:

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

  • Focus on the portfolio of solutions that the company offer to their customers

  • Participate in the expansion of the business area by driving revenue

  • Display high-level consulting competence, while showing a deep understanding of the Cell & Gene therapy market to assist customers on different challenges

  • Maintain relationships with the relevant decision-makers of your customers, in the different areas of the 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 business across North America

  • Develop tailor-made solutions involving colleagues from a wide variety of areas and coordinate joint activities - internal cross-departmental cooperation will also play a central role in your work

Business Development Director - Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Chemistry, Biology, or a relevant Life Science area

  • Several years of experience in new Business Development

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

  • Knowledge of the Cell & Gene Therapy market as well as the contract manufacturing field

  • Understanding of the challenges faced by biopharma within advanced therapies

  • Personable, motivated and proven experience being the face of a CDMO business

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