Business Development Director - Large Molecule

Posted 05 March 2023
Salary Highly Competitive
Job type Full Time
Discipline Large Molecule
Contact NameFernand Desjarlais

Job description

​Mantell Associates are currently partnered with one of the most innovative Large Molecule CDMO organisations. Further expansion in terms of territory is paramount with a key client base already established within Europe, the next goal is to expand commercial capabilities into the USA through a proactive individual who can make an immediate impact selling products and services from the get go.

Business Development Director - Responsibilities

  • To support the growth in the area of advanced therapies, specifically focused around plasmid DNA and other manufacturing service areas

  • Integrate and contribute to the strategic growth of the business by using areas marketing and strategic sales

  • Identify new leads and follow up with these and bring on new business in a proactive hunter role, someone that is comfortable with winning new business and being a self starter from the moment you step through the door

  • Acquisition of new and differing projects in terms of scope, controlling the sales process from conception to delivery

Business Development Director - Requirements

  • Bachelors (and preferable Masters) based in biology, chemistry, biochemistry or similar educational background

  • Minimum of 5 years commercial business development experience at (bio)pharmaceutical organizations, ideally in the CDMO sector

  • More than 3 years experience in the field of plasmid DNA manufacturing services, mRNA or cell and gene therapy

  • Proven track record in the commercial space in relevant CDMO settings

  • Enjoys being part of a growing and already established international organization, comfortable with speaking to new customers and can build long lasting professional relationships

  • Excellent verbal and written communication as well as technical presentation skills to some of the largest names in the Biotechnology space

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.