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Director, Business Development - German or French Speaking - EMEA - Homebased

Employer
Worldwide Clinical Trials
Location
France;Homeworking
Salary
Competitive
Start date
17 May 2024
Closing date
16 Jun 2024

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Discipline
Sales / Commercial, Business Development
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Job Details

Who we are

Worldwide Clinical Trials (Worldwide), a leading global contract research organization (CRO), works in partnership with biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies to create customized solutions that advance new medications - from discovery to reality. Anchored in our company’s scientific heritage, our dedicated therapeutic focus on cardiovascular, metabolic, neuroscience, oncology, and rare diseases, is applied to develop flexible plans and solve problems quickly for our customers.

Our talented team of 3,000+ professionals spans 60+ countries. We are united in cause with our customers to improve the lives of patients through new and innovative therapies.

Why Worldwide

We believe everyone plays an important role in making a world of difference for patients and their caregivers. From our hands-on, accessible leaders, to our cohesive and supportive teams, we are committed to enabling professionals from all backgrounds and experiences to succeed. We prioritize cultivating a diverse and inclusive environment that continues to promote collaboration and creativity. We are proud to be a workplace where people thrive by being themselves and are inspired to do their best work every day. Join us!

What the Director, Business Development does at Worldwide.

The Director of Business Development will have a proven track record in building productive client relationships in the clinical research or health sciences industries.

Able to achieve and maintain effective client relationships. Must be able to design and deliver powerful solution-driven capabilities and proposal defense presentations in collaboration with highly skilled clinical and operation personnel; create business opportunities through client needs identification and relationship building; proactively work with customer and project teams to resolve client concerns by helping to creating specific action plans that support the customer and the project team.

Makes sales calls to prospective new clients to initiate new business relationships. Utilizes strategies and implements tactics to persuade prospective sponsors to contract with Worldwide Clinical Trials. Coordinates the efforts for response to Requests for Proposals/Information. Represents Worldwide at industry-related conferences and trade shows.

What you will do
  • Achieve individual revenue and sales objectives through proactive communication and sales for the Worldwide Clinical Trials late phase services to assigned clients.
  • Connect the Worldwide team to your establish network of biotechnology and pharmaceutical contacts.
  • Identify new contact leads for potential Phase II-IV Worldwide business.
  • Develop and implement individual, territory and key account strategies that are specifically geared to the growth and retention of the client base.
  • Responsible for aiding the development of project proposals including but not limited to communicating with clients, internal Project Directors and Project Managers and providing text and supporting study budget reviews..
  • Coordinates and attends trade shows including making exhibition arrangements, organizing meetings, and hospitality suite arrangements. Ensures that trade show activities run smoothly and are within budget.

What you will bring to the role
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure without supervision
  • Excellent communication skills with a high degree of professionalism
  • Good organizational skills; ability to prioritize, delegate, and evaluate work.
  • Strong, and effective presentation skills; ability to convincingly present features and benefits of service to clients
  • Strong interpersonal skills creating and maintaining a positive dialogue with both clients and colleagues
  • Excellent negotiating skills

Your experience
  • BA/BS in business or life sciences
  • MS or MBA preferred
  • Clinical Operations background preferred
  • Extensive knowledge in sales methods and practices
  • Knowledgeable in the drug development process preferably gained within a CRO
  • Four (4) to six (6) years of experience in Bioanalytical Laboratory, Central Laboratory, Phase I, IIB Clinical Research or CRO industries and at least five (5) years prior sales experience
  • Fluent in English language - written and oral

We love knowing that someone is going to have a better life because of the work we do.

To view our other roles, check out our careers page at www.worldwide.com/careers! For more information on Worldwide, visit www.Worldwide.com or connect with us on LinkedIn.

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Brief Company Description; 

We’re a global, midsize CRO that pushes boundaries, innovates and invents because the path to a cure for the world’s most persistent diseases is not paved by those who play it safe. It is built by those who take pioneering, creative approaches and implement them with quality and excellence.

We are Worldwide Clinical Trials, and we are a global team of over 3,000 experts, bright thinkers, dreamers and doers and, together, we are changing the way the world experiences CROs – in the best possible way.

Our mission is to work with passion and purpose every day to improve lives and we are looking for others who value this same pursuit.

 

Company info
Website
Mini-site
Worldwide Clinical Trials
Telephone
+44 115 956 7711
Location
1st Floor Waterfront House
Beeston Business Park
Beeston
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG9 1LA
GB

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