Head of Business Unit – Government – CDMO – USA

Posted 16 September 2021
Salary200,000 - 350,000
LocationUnited States of America
Job type Full Time
DisciplineCDMO & CMO
Contact NameOliver Masson

Job description

Mantell Associates are proudly partnered with one of the fastest growing CDMO’s on the globe regarding a senior leadership opportunity. Our client are seeking a new Head of Business Unit to lead a new franchise within the organisation.

Our client are building out a Business Unit which focuses on their government work. Since signing a number of major deals with public bodies, they now require a senior executive to oversee this function.

Head of Business Unit – Responsibilities:

  • Full responsibility for a major Business Unit

  • Responsibility for Sales & Business Development as well pipeline / portfolio implementation, P&L management, attracting customers and ensuring relationships with various decision makers within the customer’s organization

  • Evaluating and managing new strategic business opportunities, initiatives, mergers, acquisitions, partnerships, alliances and/or joint ventures

  • Negotiates relationships with other business and technology leaders in the field

  • Display high level leadership and set out strategy for future business growth of Business Unit

Head of Business Unit – Requirements:

  • Minimum Bachelors in Life Sciences or a related discipline (MBA preferred) and 10 years’ experience in Commercial Operations, Sales and/or Business Development, Manufacturing Operations in Governments and NGOs

  • P&L responsibility experience in driving business growth and profitability.

  • Demonstrable success in handling large scale business and contracts

  • Extensive knowledge of the drug development lifecycle

  • Proven leadership experience within the field of Biotechnology

Mantell Associates is a specialist Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Executive Search organisation. For more information on this role, contact Ollie Masson on +44 (0)20 8066 1520 or oliver.masson@mantellassociates.com.