Vice President of Business Development - Cell & Gene - Europe

Posted 03 May 2022
Job type Full Time
DisciplineLarge Molecule
Contact NameCarl Gbolade

Job description

Mantell Associates is currently partnered with one of the most exciting Cell and Gene companies who are one of the fastest growing organisations across the US & Europe. They are currently looking to strengthen their Commercial team through the appointment of a Vice President of Business Development focused on Gene Therapy and this position will be reporting directly to the CCO (Chief Commercial Officer) of the organisation.

Vice President of Business Development - Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain long term client relationships resulting in the expansion of client base, build awareness of company capabilities and services and generate revenue

  • Developing new clients through the use of existing networks and other sales tools

  • Independently identifying and developing relevant resources for sales and business development.

  • Collaborate with members of the commercial team to ensure an excellent client experience across all client interactions from needs assessment through delivery and follow up.

  • Collaborate effectively with the Director of Marketing to develop marketing strategies and attract/retain clients.

  • Negotiate contracts & agreements

  • Create/Generate client proposals and bids

  • Identify and attend key conferences for the purpose of growing company visibility

Vice President of Business Development - Requirements:

  • Minimum of 10 years of professional work experience within a Commercial function including Sales/Business Development & Key Account Management

  • Life Science background ideally a Bachelor’s Degree

  • Experience within a Cell and Gene environment is essential

  • Strong ability to build and grow networks of connections with people of all types and backgrounds.

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

  • Independent critical thinking and creative problem solving skills.

  • Comfortable and confident using technology as an integral part of the sales process, with particular experience using Salesforce.

  • Highly organized and detail-oriented, with the ability to keep multiple projects and client engagements active at once.

Mantell Associates is a specialist Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Executive Search Firm. For more information on this role, contact Carl Gbolade on +44 (0)20 3778 0990 or