Business Development Executive - Pharmaceutical
This is a permanent opportunity paying a negotiable salary, car allowance plus bonus. This is a home based role.
Kenton Black Scientific is a recruitment partner to a global Pharmaceutical contract testing laboratory based in UK. They are looking to hire a BD executive to join their team who will be responsible for business development activities within UK.
Responsible for identification and winning of laboratory services business to achieve business plan with allocated markets/clients.
Assists the Director of Business Development with preparation of wider strategic business planning.
Contract / commercial management.
Account Development planning. Analysis of clients’ organisation and activities to assess the potential requirements that the clients may have.
Responsible for bring in new business in accordance with company strategy
Generate new leads and increase up selling
Responsible for efficiently managing existing client portfolios/ account management
To provide marketing information to the management team on competitor’s activity and new business opportunities.
Provide input on reporting, forecasting and planning market intelligence and new business activities
To undertake price reviews and annual renegotiation of commercial agreements.
Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences
Proven experience in sales within scientific industry – i.e pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical or biotechnology. However happy to consider who comes from other scientific sales background as well
The job holder needs to have knowledge of the product commercialisation and manufacturing / supply chain process for their clients and markets and in particular the testing and service requirements therein.
Proven networking skills – must be able to network internally across all functions and externally with client organizations, other service providers and industry bodies.
Must be able to influence and be credible at a senior level within client organizations.
Excellent presentation, communication and written skills
Excellent experience time management
Experience in working within target driven environment
Ability to successfully present information regarding company services to the clients
Current and valid driving license.