Senior Business Development Director - Pre-clinical Drug Development & Analytical testing - Germany

RBW Consulting
Germany (DE)
Up to 100k + lucrative bonus scheme
Closing date
8 Oct 2020

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R & D , Pre - clinical, Sales / Commercial, Business Development, Sales
Full Time
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I have an exciting new opportunity for a Senior Director of Business Development for an exciting Pre-clinical CRO who are experiencing exponential growth and are building out their European business development team. This role is with a global integrated drug discovery partner who offer drug discovery support at every stage of the early discovery phase up to the pre-clinical research phase. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful growing business in a role with great visibility, autonomy and career opportunities.

You will require strong business development experience selling drug development and analytical services and will need to demonstrate a strong track record of success selling into the pharmaceutical/biotech market within Germany and Austria

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Actively networking in the pharma and biotech industries to establish relationships and to identify potential opportunities
  • Establish and manage an effective business development plan to maximize organization growth on entrusted market, by achieving entrusted sales targets
  • Research and identify target markets, build relationships, perform in-depth presentations, strategic analysis, and execution of implemented plans for Selvita’s drug development portfolio
  • Actively participate in proposal preparation, negotiations of contracts in the substantive, legal and financial dimension
  • Cooperation in managing the product and service portfolio of the company
  • Business trips with a focus on obtaining new business contacts and strengthening current relationships with clients

Key Requirements:

  • Extensive business development/sales experience at a pre-clinical CRO
  • Solid understanding of commercialization and the principles of drug development together with with practical knowledge about GMP/GLP work environment
  • Strong ability to build relationships with key business partners new and current customers to impact growth
  • Excellent at business development and sales strategy planning and execution with a strong results-oriented approach
  • Highly developed commercial sensibility; ability to recognize growth opportunities and execute on them
  • Excellent communication, marketing, and presentation skills
  • Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, responsibility and a positive attitude
  • Excellent English and native German or French skills
  • MSc/BSc in Life Sciences (Ph.D. would be an asset)
  • Driving license

To apply for this role, please send an up to date cv to and/or call me on +44 1293 908 646

At RBW Consulting we provide a truly modern approach to recruitment, offering a consultancy based solution to clients and candidates alike which we believe elevates us ahead of all our competitors.  Driven by our five core values, each of our Consultants demonstrates; Growth Mindset, Professionalism, Commitment, Honesty & Fairness to provide the best services we can to everyone we work with.

With unparalleled candidate networks we are the first to hear of new and exciting opportunities in the industry.  All Consultants at RBW focus in their own vertical niche, and it is this way of working which means we can honestly say our Consultants are true experts in their field.  

Our areas of specialism are:

  • Health Economics and Market Access
  • Biometrics
  • Clinical Research
  • Medical Affairs
  • CRO Business Development
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Data Science
  • Pre-Clinical Research
  • Healthcare Communications
  • Human Resources
  • Patient Recruitment
  • Legal & Compliance
  • Search & Selection

With coverage across the UK, Europe and the United States, RBW consistently has a range of new, exciting and lucrative opportunities on either a permanent or contract basis, from Junior right up to Board level appointments.  To find out more about any of these opportunities, or if you just want to have a general discussion about what is available to you, please call +44 (0) 1293 584 300 or email

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