Sr Dir of Strategic Accounts

Maidenhead, , United Kingdom
Closing date
27 Sep 2020

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Sales / Commercial, Business Development
Full Time
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Job Overview:
Covance is now part of LabCorp. LabCorp, anS&P500 company, is a leading global life sciences company that is deeply integrated in guiding patient care, providing comprehensive clinical laboratory and end-to-end drug development services. With a mission to improve health and improve lives, LabCorp delivers world-class diagnostic solutions, brings innovative medicines to patients faster and uses technology to improve the delivery of care. LabCorp reported net revenues of over$10 billionin 2017.

We are recruiting for a Business Development Director to join our Clinical group within Covance.
  • Excellent understanding of the drug development continuum
  • Strong team player: ability to work very closely with colleagues, share leads and form highly effective collaborations
  • Significant (at least 5 years) commercial expertise, ideally in a CRO or other Life Sciences environment
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, ability to form strong and effective relationships internally and externally
  • Ability to adapt your style and approach to different audiences internally and externally
  • Experience of presenting to executives and/or senior levels within a client organization
  • Able to work autonomously and effectively, managing your own priorities in conjunction with those of your colleagues and your clients
  • Proven ability to identify, develop and implement creative and innovative strategies that lead to effective long term client relationships
  • Experience of developing a 'large' account by effective networking and prospecting, building a sales pipeline, delivering creative proposals and delivering opportunities
  • Willingness to travel, around 50% of the role will include visiting clients across Europe with some travel to the US for meetings and conferences

  • Bachelors degree in life science or business field preferred
  • Significant (at least 5 years) commercial expertise, ideally in a CRO or other Life Sciences environment

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Join our growing team and discover your extraordinary potential

We are recognized as a leader in drug development because of our exceptional people. At Covance, we embrace and celebrate the different strengths, experiences and perspectives of our 20,000+ team members across the globe. Our team is driven by an energizing purpose to improve health and improve lives. Here, you can play a role in bringing new scientific discoveries to life and make a difference in the lives of millions. And, our comprehensive service portfolio provides the opportunity to explore diverse projects and unique career paths across the drug development spectrum.

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  • Maidenhead Office Park
  • Westacott Way
  • Maidenhead
  • SL6 3QH
  • United Kingdom
  • Mini-site: Covance
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