Head of Commercial

Hobson Prior
Hertfordshire, Stevenage, England
£75000 - £80000 per annum
Closing date
20 Sep 2020
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Hobson Prior are working with a top pharmaceutical organisation who are looking for a Head of Commercial to join their manufacturing centre on a permanent basis in Stevenage. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of something challenging and unique.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Accountable to take lead business development responsibility for the expansion of the organisation's manufacturing centre and associated cluster.
  • Source, develop and manage the collaborator relationships at the manufacturing centre.
  • Lead, develop and manage the key relationships at the organisation as part of the overall business development matrix.
  • Develop and transact ancillary collaborations and fee for service work with collaborators within the organisation.
  • Any other such duties as are reasonable for the successful delivery of the company's mission.
  • Line management responsibility, currently for a single Business Development Manager.

Key Skills:

  • Able to evaluate complex situations and find solutions for them in a professional manner.
  • Project ownership and pride in its delivery.
  • Flexibility towards work assignments and new learning.


  • Honours degree in a relevant biological or commercial discipline.
  • You will have at least 5 to 10 years' experience within a similar business development role within the cell and gene therapy or biologics industry, preferably within the contract manufacturing industry.
  • A high-level awareness of GMP manufacturing.

Apply now:

If you are interested in learning more or applying to this exciting opportunity then please click "Apply" and upload a copy of your CV. Alternatively, for further details or to talk directly to a life sciences recruitment specialist directly, please select "Contact me" at the top of this page.

Hobson Prior is a leading life sciences recruiter focused on finding exceptional people and matching them with the finest positions across the globe. Hobson Prior is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Providing recruitment solutions across the life sciences industry

Hobson Prior is a leading specialist life sciences recruiter focused on finding and placing outstanding candidates across Europe and the Asia Pacific. We work proactively and with integrity, communicate in a professional and honest manner and invest time to understand and match the exact requirements of our clients and candidates.

Our highly selective clients trust us to source and secure interim and permanent candidates who’ll make a real difference to the success of their business. Our candidates, the best in the industry, often choose to work with us exclusively because we offer the best opportunities in their specialist field.

Representing who we are and what we stand for, our values influence the way we serve our clients and candidates and the way we interact with each other.

We identified them collaboratively – as a team – and so feel 100% invested in them. Together, we think they provide the best possible outcomes all who work with us.

Our standards are set high. We work to a rigorous set of processes to ensure that our conduct is professional, ethical and delivered with integrity at all times.

We are dedicated to finding the very best solutions for our clients and candidates, always going the extra mile to deliver measureable value.

We are guided by our experience and knowledge to provide the best possible service and support to our candidates, clients and colleagues. Our approach is consultative and collaborative.

We focus solely on our chosen market, developing expert consultants who know their industry in depth and specialise within it.

We find great candidates, developing relationships with them regardless of whether they are actively looking. This means we are able to provide both candidates and clients with unique opportunities.

Driven by results, we have plans to expand across different global regions and markets and have confidence in our ability to grow successfully through our core focus.

Contact Us
  • Wellington Gate
  • 7-9 Church Rd
  • TN1 1HT
  • GB
  • 01892 612 612
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