Business Development Director, Drug Discovery EU - CRDMO

Hiring By - Biostaffic


Norvenich, Nordrhein-Westfalen - Germany

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Posted 4 months ago
Job details

Mantell Associates has partnered with a leading CRDMO who is seeking a Director of Business Development to strengthen its Commercial team. In this role, you will oversee the entire product and service portfolio and take immediate responsibility for assigned customers.

Located anywhere in the EU, with a preference on Germany or France selling Drug Discovery services.

Business Development Director, Drug Discovery EU - Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic oversight for all Sales, Business Development, and Marketing activities of the organisation
  • Sell Drug Discovery services across the EU
  • Identify and develop new business opportunities to expand the company's reach and impact
  • Foster long-term relationships with clients using existing networks and other sales tools to grow the client base
  • Maintain close contact with key decision-makers at customer organisations across different departments
  • Work closely with the Marketing team to develop strategies for attracting and retaining clients and raising awareness of the company's services to increase revenue
  • Lead project acquisition - negotiate contracts, generate client proposals and bids, and close deals to meet business objectives
  • Collaborate with colleagues from various areas to develop tailored solutions and encourage internal cross-departmental cooperation
  • Attend and participate in key conferences to enhance company visibility and identify new opportunities

Business Development Director, Drug Discovery EU - Requirements:

  • Hold a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Chemistry, Biology, Pharmaceutics, Life Sciences, or a related field
  • Experience selling drug discovery services across the EU
  • Strong leadership experience in Sales/Business Development and Key Account Management within a Commercial function
  • Demonstrated ability to translate customer orientation and expert advice into sales success and long-term customer relationships
  • Strong networking skills and ability to build relationships with diverse stakeholders
  • Possess technical knowledge and subject matter expertise
  • Proven track record of successfully establishing strategic partnerships
  • Exhibit excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Highly organised and detail-oriented, with the ability to manage multiple projects and clients simultaneously
  • Comfortable utilising technology as a key part of the sales process

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.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Norvenich, Nordrhein-Westfalen - Germany

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 15, 2024
Company Overview
Mantell Associates
Mantell Associates

Current Openings: 0

Mantell Associates is an industry backed, multidiscipline global Life Science and Pharmaceutical headhunting firm focused on providing staffing solutions, in particular to the Biotech, Pharmaceutical, Large Molecule, Cell & Gene Therapy, CRO & Clinical Operations, Small Molecule, and Life Science Consulting sectors with its headquarters based in the City of London, and offices in Miami and Zug. With success ranging across C-Suite, Commercial and Operational support, we pride ourselves on our ability to bring the top talent on the market to our clients, and the best opportunities to the top talent. Our services span across our Partnership Service, Contingency, Executive Search and Project Management modules meaning that we are able to cater to our clients every need, from Senior Business appointments all the way through to large bulk business projects. At Mantell Associates, we pride ourselves on our long-term partnerships and our ability to assist people and companies to develop and grow.
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