Vice President of Business Development

South East England Permanent
  • High growth CDMO
  • High bonus potential

About Our Client

Outsourced research, development and manufacturing services provider to bio-pharmaceutical companies.

Job Description

The Vice President of Business Development manages new business development solutions across the UK or EU for CDMO services. These include specific capabilities such as the development of biological drugs for clinical trials through Phase III and small-scale commercial manufacturing. Other services include protein engineering, cell line development, immunology services, bioanalytical and bioassay services and chemistry and bioconjugation, including Antibody Drug Conjugation (ADC).


  • Identify new leads and opportunities for all business units
  • Lead the nurture and growth opportunities with established clients
  • Provide solutions to clients to help ensure their success in getting their products developed and manufactured to provide therapies or reagents for patients
  • Build relationships and partnerships with third parties who are using any of the company services or technologies to maximise commercial opportunities
  • Identify opportunities for strategic relationships with academic and commercial organisations to embed company capabilities as a primary service and technology provider
  • Identify market-led opportunities to extend service offerings and to ensure that the current offerings remain competitive
  • Collaborate with other members of the Business Development, Scientific, Technology and Proposal teams to maximise the potential for client and company success

The Successful Applicant

A successful and proven new business developer of CDMO services, preferably in biologics or chemistry and ideally ADCs. You will also demonstrate:

  • The desire and commitment to proactively develop and will new business
  • Possess excellent communications skills
  • Proven ability to negotiate high-value and complex contracts to close
  • BS degree or Master in Life Sciences, or related areas
  • Knowledge and experience in developing sales in the early stage of product development
  • Experience of transferable CRO (Contract Research Organisations) can be considered.

What's on Offer

Highly competitive basic plus 60-70% bonus and benefits.

Candidates can be considered from across the UK.

Mark Lawson-Jones
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Phone number
07342 073 140

Job summary

Job function
Executive Search
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
South East England
Contract type
Consultant name
Mark Lawson-Jones
Consultant phone
07342 073 140
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