Business Development Director - Large Molecule

Posted 12 March 2023
Salary Highly Competitive
LocationUnited States of America
Job type Full Time
Discipline Large Molecule
Contact NameFernand Desjarlais

Job description

​Mantell Associates are currently partnered with a leading global CDMO looking to bring on a consummate commercial individual based on the West Coast specifically San Diego. Are you a proactive hunter who can win new business and comfortably have high level conversation with some of the largest names in the space? This organization are one of global leaders looking for a new and exciting challenge, then please reach out today!

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 or +44 203 854 7708