Business Development Manager - Biotech

Business Development Manager - Biotech

Job Title: Business Development Manager - Biotech
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxford
Salary: Excellent base plus OTE, car allowance and benefits package
Start Date: 2019-07-02
Reference: 16197 JH
Contact Name: James Hume
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 05, 2019 15:00

Job Description

A cutting edge Biotech who are based in Oxford are recruiting for a Business Development Manager to be responsible for seeking new and managing existing relationships in Europe.  They are a growing company with an increasing presence in the market because of their cutting-edge technologies and the solutions they provide for the discovery, development and manufacture of Cell & Gene Therapies. 
The technology they have developed provides solutions to the major challenges when scaling up processes or manufacturing therapies by using their proprietary suite of technologies and automated cell engineering capabilities.  They prefer to work in a collaborative manner working with a small pool of companies to ensure a close relationship to complement their licensing and other service work.
Job Summary:
The role of the Business Development Manager is to take responsibility for the Mainland Europe territory to promote their unique technologies and services by seeking new relationships and managing existing relationships.  You will be reporting to the VP for Business Development who is based in the US and you will work with them to develop and implement the strategy for your territory.  Mapping out the key companies and decisions makers to then make approaches with the purpose to develop a longer-term collaboration. 
Due to the nature of the company’s technology you will have the ability to build bespoke packages depending on the client’s needs to best meet these and deal with changing situations.  As they are a growing company this is an excellent opportunity to take the role on and develop it further and earn further rewards and future career developments.
Desired Skills and Experience:
For this opportunity, you will need to be educated to degree level in a relevant scientific area with experience of working in the biologics, antibodies, life sciences cell or gene therapy sector.  You will need to have sales experience in one of these sectors promoting similar services and products, preferably with European experience.  Experience as a scientist is not essential but is advantageous to your application