Business Development Director - CRO & CDMO - Europe

Posted 02 December 2021
SalarySalary Competitive
Job type Full Time
Contact NameRamona Joita-Asprei

Job description

​Mantell Associates are proud to be partnered with one of the most dynamic and innovative CRO & CDMO's in the industry, and continue on helping their growth. Due to their global presence and state-of-the-art facilities, they are able to provide a sea of services such as bioanalysis, drug substances, formulation development, clinical trial manufacturing, commercial manufacturing, clinical pharmacology, data sciences and on top of all of that, they also offer drug development consulting. On their search for a Business Development Director the ideal candidate would come from a either a CRO or CDMO background and possess a high level of market awareness, knowledge of drug development and have direct experience of selling in the areas of either drug substance or drug product development, clinical manufacturing, or clinical supply groups.

Business Development Director - Responsibilities:

  • Deliver the territory sales target, through the development and pro-active management of a strong deal pipeline.

  • Know your territory. Where are the molecules? What stage of development? What will the next opportunity be for us and when?

  • Arrange client visits “solo” or with scientific support to present the company's vision, capabilities and expertise and convert client needs to new business.

  • Frequent travel within the territory is essential.

Business Development - Requirements:

  • A coherent understanding of the drug development process.

  • A current, fluent knowledge of the marketplace, clients, and competitors.

  • An established network of clients and industry contacts.

  • Ability to interact at levels ranging from VP’s to Development Team scientists.

  • Self-starter/motivated with a hunger for new deals and a “can do” attitude.

Mantell Associates is a specialist Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Executive Search organisation. For more information on this role, contact Ramona Joita-Asprei on +44 (0)20 3778 0990or