Global Specialist Executive Search & Career Development

Experienced Business Development Executive

Leading Drug Discovery CRO

UK, East Midlands, Europe

  • ChemExec℠ Ref No: CX000376 | Posted date: 25/04/2019

  • Seniority: Specialist
  • Salary: GBP Competitive
  • Package details: Uncapped bonus, pension
  • Sector: Bio and Fine Chemicals
  • Closing date: 24/06/2019
  • Client Ref: 1000965
Company Overview

Our client is a leading drug discovery and pre-clinical development CRO offering services from synthesis of single compounds to full management medicinal chemistry projects. 

Job Description

The company is a fast growing chemistry CRO looking for a business development executive that can support the next stage of the company's growth, though  developing new business internationally across Europe and the USA and account managing existing clients. The successful candidate will have the opportunity of being home based visiting the UK headquarters as and when required, reporting directly to the director of business development.

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate will have the following skill sets:

  • Scientific background, to BSc level or beyond
  • Previous experience in a customer-facing/BD role within a chemical, pharmaceutical or life sciences environment, though candidates with a strong desire to now develop this area of your career after laboratory experience would also be considered
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Willingness to travel as required to develop business opportunities