Commercial Development Director - CDMO - US

Posted 17 November 2021
Salary175,000 - 215,000
LocationUnited States of America
Job type Full Time
DisciplineCDMO & CMO
Contact NameVincent Mackay

Job description

​Mantell Associates are proudly partnered with one of the fastest growing CDMO’s on the planet regarding a senior commercial development opportunity.


Our client is building out a Business Unit which focuses on their Gene Therapy work. Since signing several major investment deals with private equity firms they are now heavily investing into the commercial side of their business.


Commercial Development Director - Responsibilities:

  • Manage the business acquisition process for introduction of new and existing products.

  • Create offerings and value proposition to meet the needs of small, mid, and large pharma & biotech

  • Develop plan for generating and qualifying leads with Marketing.

  • Work with Sales & BD team to ensure follow up, provide sales and technical tools and assistance in the selling process.

  • Manage commercial input for capital projects and ensure decisions are aligned to the market, business, and portfolio management decisions.

  • Provides weekly and monthly updates to management on the progress of sales and business development activities, the overall portfolio, issues and an outlook on sales and profitability for the current and future years.


Commercial Development Director - Requirements:

  • Education: BS in Life Science, Engineering, and 5 years’ experience in CDMO Commercial Development, Sales and/or Business Development.

  • Demonstrates strong account management, project management, customer relationship skills, and communication skills.

  • Experience in Cell Therapy manufacturing or R&D a plus.


Mantell Associates is a specialist Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Executive Search organisation. For more information on this role, contact Vincent Mackay on +44 (0)20 8066 1520 or