Head of Business Development - CDMO

Posted 10 January 2023
Salary Competitive
Job type Full Time
DisciplineLarge MoleculeCell & Gene Therapy
Contact NameOnur Dilek

Job description

Mantell Associates is partnered with a rapidly growing CDMO on their search for a Head of Business Development, where you will be an integral member of the leadership team and responsible for the entire commercial function. Your responsibility will be to play a key role in identifying and developing prospects to expand the portfolio and growth, through a combination of organic and inorganic focus globally. Do you have CDMO experience and aim to be a part of an innovative organisation with huge growth potential?

This company is experiencing an exciting period of growth and transformation, focused on various areas across formulation research and development of biological drugs and vaccines including process development and analytical servicesYou will have the opportunity to work with a company focused on building a sustainable culture, focused on improving the quality of life for humanity.


Head of Business Development Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading a solid Business Development team (10+ people) with the responsibility for sales, marketing, and proposals.

  • Identifying and creating sales goals & strategies to achieve these within the budget frame together with the team – aligned with the company strategy, mission and vision.

  • Ensuring that the team is organised accordingly to reach the goals and responsibilities.

  • Executing Business Development strategy by discovering new business segments, account strategies and technology while establishing strategic partnerships globally

  • Developing business relationships with existing clients through key account management.

Head of Business Development Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline and preferably a PhD or MSc.

  • 6+ years of CDMO/CRO experience

  • 5+ plus years of experience in leadership

  • Experience across project management, business development, sales and marketing for international markets

  • Drug product experience in the field of biologics, gene and cell therapy products and/or vaccines.

Mantell Associates is a specialist Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Headhunting firm. For more information on this role, please get in touch with Onur Dilek at onur.dilek@mantellassociates.com.