Business Development Director (EU) - Biologics CDMO

Posted 08 November 2023
Salary Negotiable
LocationUnited States of America
Job type Full Time
Discipline Large Molecule
ReferenceBBBH1072_1699527922
Contact NameZara Kennedy

Job description

Mantell Associates are working closely with a biologics CDMO who is seeking a Director of Business Development to strengthen its Commercial team. In this role, you will oversee the entire product and service portfolio and take immediate responsibility for assigned customers.

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Business Development Director - Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic oversight for all Sales, Business Development, and Marketing activities of the organisation

  • Identify and develop new business opportunities to expand the company's reach and impact

  • Foster long-term relationships with clients using existing networks and other sales tools to grow the client base

  • Maintain close contact with key decision-makers at customer organisations across different departments

  • Work closely with the Marketing team to develop strategies for attracting and retaining clients and raising awareness of the company's services to increase revenue

  • Lead project acquisition - negotiate contracts, generate client proposals and bids, and close deals to meet business objectives

  • Collaborate with colleagues from various areas to develop tailored solutions and encourage internal cross-departmental cooperation

  • Attend and participate in key conferences to enhance company visibility and identify new opportunities


Business Development Director - Requirements:

  • Hold a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Chemistry, Biology, Pharmaceutics, Life Sciences, or a related field

  • Strong leadership experience in Sales/Business Development and Key Account Management within a Commercial function

  • Demonstrated ability to translate customer orientation and expert advice into sales success and long-term customer relationships

  • Strong networking skills and ability to build relationships with diverse stakeholders

  • Possess technical knowledge and subject matter expertise

  • Proven track record of successfully establishing strategic partnerships

  • Exhibit excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Highly organised and detail-oriented, with the ability to manage multiple projects and clients simultaneously

  • Comfortable utilising technology as a key part of the sales process


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 7700.