Business Development Manager - Biotech, EU

Business Development Manager - Biotech, EU

Job Title: Business Development Manager - Biotech, EU
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £0 - £58000 per annum, Benefits: bonus, pension, life insurance, health insurance, 28 days holiday
Start Date: 2019-12-09
Reference: V-45999
Contact Name: James Hume
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 09, 2019 15:06

Job Description

The role of Business Development Manager is an influential position with a leading UK Biotech based in Central London who provide services to support the R&D and manufacture of cell & gene therapies.  Using their cutting edge technologies and abilities where they have successfully scaled therapies to progress through clinical trials and commercialise others.

They are now seeking a Business Development manager to take on their European activities with a focus on BENELUX and Germany.  This is an established territory that you will be taking over with the task to further develop this in line with the company’s continued growth plans.

As a Business Development Manager, you will set out the strategy for the territory to build on the existing framework to continue its development.  Plus, how you will seek out and approach new targets to win further business and ensure a pipeline of projects enters into the company.  You will predominantly be seeking fee for service business as well as other collaborative R&D projects.  From the Biotech sector including companies who are developing the next generation of life changing therapies.  With the autonomy to develop the region as you see fit using your expertise and creativity to keep ahead of the competition.

For this opportunity you will need to be educated to at least BSc level with demonstrable experience in sales within the life sciences sector.  You will need to have experience of working in a similar role in account management, sales, or business development, in the Life Sciences sectors.  With proven experience of securing deals and success in sales environments. Experience of working in Europe in particular Germany or the Benelux region is advantageous to your application.  

This is a field-based role but there is the requirement to be able to attend their central London offices once a week. 

The Company:
The company are a center of excellence that is at the forefront of creating a viable and sustainable cell and gene therapy industry in the UK.  Their headquarters are in central London where they have built a market leading multidisciplinary team that has the ability to take a therapy from concept through the development cycle to the market.  They collaborate with both academia and industry and they are able to provide the scientific, clinical and commercial expertise needed to overcome the challenges that hinder the commercialisation of these fast developing, cutting edge technologies.