Business Development Manager

  • Location

    United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Pharmaceutical, Organic Chemistry

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  • Contact:

    Peter Rowland

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  • Published:

    over 3 years ago

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We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a BD Manager to join a leading contract drug discovery and development company.


The role:


Reporting to the VP of Business Development you will identify and develop new business and grow current accounts in Europe.




  • Using consultative and strategic sales skills prospect new business and grow current accounts.
  • Lead the preparation and plan activities to agreed KPI’s 6 months in advance.
  • Proactively identify new business opportunities and attend relevant conferences across the Europe to build rapport with potential key customer contacts.
  • Respond to and follow through on sales enquiries and leads.
  • Drive new business development within your territory developing new customers.
  • Achieve sales, profit, and strategic objectives for the territory.
  • Monitor and report on activities and provide relevant and timely management information.
  • Actively manage the sales process, including lead generation; consultative selling; negotiation and close.
  • Manage and maintain a pipeline and through the CRM software.



To be successful in this role:


Candidates will be degree or PhD qualified in Chemistry and have experience in a business development role within the Pharmaceutical industry. Ideally you will have experience in selling drug discovery or drug development services and have an in-depth knowledge of preclinical development in either analytical chemistry, Drug Discovery, API development, Process Development or formulation.


Working remotely, it is expected travel will be about 60% of the time.





Key words: Pharmaceutical, CRO, drug discovery, Drug Development, PRD, Process Development, GMP, Sales, BD Manager, Business Development, Salesforce.