Senior Director of Business Development - Small Molecule CDMO

Posted 09 November 2022
Salary Competitive
Job type Full Time
DisciplineSmall Molecule
Contact NameLuke Heath

Job description

Mantell Associates have partnered with a market leading CDMO in their space on the search for a new Senior Director of Business Development focusing on the European Market.

Are looking to progress your skills and improve your knowledge and expertise?

Do you want to take the next step in your career with a market leading CDMO?

This is an incredible opportunity with the leading peptide specialist in the world as well as a developer of other technologies on top of this. They have experienced incredible growth over their 17 year career especially in the last 2 years and are now looking to take on a Business Developer to lead that expansion within the European market.


Senior Director of Business Development Responsibilities:

  • Maximize sales and profit within assigned territory/area of focus by executing development or commercial contracts.

  • Contribute to the development and achieve Sales/Margin Plan and Long-Range Plan goals.

  • Develop strategy of prospecting and account development through the identification, scouting and progression of opportunities in identified areas of focus as identified by Senior Management.

  • Responsible for the quotation, financial justification and contract negotiation and completion of all facets of sales/business development.

  • Independently engage functional area support, as required to complete these responsibilities.

  • Demonstrated success in closing large complex deals without significant management support.

  • Connects business concepts to generate a winnable strategy.

  • Identify, present and champion opportunities and business solutions within Management for evaluation and decision to drive business award.

Senior Director of Business Development Requirements:

  • 5-10 years in pharmaceutical contract manufacturing sales and/or business development role.

  • Minimum of 5 years of contract negotiations experience.

  • Must be able to immediately establish high credibility factor with clients and have positive initial impact when meeting with key account management.

  • Must have developed good financial, analytical skills, negotiation skills and both oral and written communication skills.


Mantell Associates is a specialist Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences headhunting firm working with the most exciting clients in the industry. For more information get in contact with Luke Heath on +44 203 3854 7700 or if you're looking to hear further details.