Mantell Associates is partnered with a rapidly growing organisation on their search for a Head of Business Development, where you will be an integral member of the leadership team and responsible for the 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.
Head of Business Development - Responsibilities:
Lead a solid Business Development team with the responsibility for sales, marketing, and proposals
Identify and create sales goals & strategies to achieve these within the budget frame together with the team – aligned with the company strategy, mission and vision
Ensure that the team is organised accordingly to reach the goals and responsibilities
Execute Business Development strategy by discovering new business segments, account strategies and technology while establishing strategic partnerships globally
Develop business relationships with existing clients through key account management
Oversee your team’s Sales, Business Development, and Marketing activities
Build and develop the team as needed, and provide training for new team members
Work effectively with the Marketing team to design marketing strategies that attract and retain clients, promote company capabilities and services, and generate revenue
Head of Business Development - Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline and preferably a PhD or MSc.
Strong and proven leadership experience of Commercial teams
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
Possess professional work experience in a Commercial function, including Sales/Business Development and Key Account Management
Excel at building and expanding networks with individuals from diverse backgrounds and industries
Prove a track record of establishing successful strategic partnerships
Possess exceptional verbal and written communication skills
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.