08th January 2019

Head of Business Development

Reference: BBBH15549

Location: Belfast Job Type: Permanent Date Posted: 08/01/2019

Are you an experienced business development professional within the pharma, diagnostics or medical device industry?

Do you have a successful track record of winning new business and managing high value accounts on a large geographical scale?

Would you like to work for a local company experiencing rapid growth on a global scale?

This is a fantastic new opportunity within an already well established company going from strength to strength. If interested please call Alex on 02890 313157 or email alex@abacus.jobs

Our client provides dynamic and innovative analytics solutions to global pharmaceutical, diagnostics and medical device markets with unique expertise in precision medicine studies.

Applications are invited for a senior business development professional who wants to be part of a positive and creative environment to expand the business and build on existing success. This is an outstanding opportunity for a business development professional with experience in selling clinical trials services to develop their career, building the business development function through tactical and strategic actions.

Key duties

  • Generate and qualify new leads and prospects for the business products & services
  • Through accurate revenue planning and forecasting, generate sales revenue in target markets and geographies meeting quarterly and annual targets
  • Develop strong internal and external global business relationships and networks supporting strategic and tactical revenue generation
  • Lead client contract negotiations and coordinate the writing of customer quotes, proposals and business presentations
  • Support the development of sales and marketing collateral and tailor it to specific opportunities

Essential Criteria

  • A successful record in Business Development of services to the Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences sectors
  • Thorough knowledge of pharmaceutical industry, terminology and practices
  • Evidence of strong presentation skills and ability to prepare clear and concise presentation materials.
  • Proven ability in negotiating with large and small companies
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences or related discipline

Desirable criteria:

  • Familiarity with statistical analysis of clinical trial data
  • Knowledge of Clinical Trails and Precision Medicine

If you are an energetic, highly motivated professional with drive and ambition, we’d love to hear from you. Our client offers a competitive salary with extensive benefits including generous holiday entitlement, staff bonus scheme and private health insurance. This role provides a fantastic opportunity for professional development through exposure to a variety of challenges with the chance to learn and develop new skills.

Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant in Abacus on 02890313157 for a confidential career discussion. Did you know? Abacus is NI’s only Highly Rated Recruiter with 4.5 Stars for customer satisfaction (Independent review site Feefo).

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Alex Noble

Alex Noble

Team Leader, Business Services

028 9099 8458

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