Qualified Person (QP)

  • Ref: LS-BDMSCO
  • Location: Scotland / Remote
  • Sector: Medical Devices
  • Contract: Permanent

Job Description

CDM Life Sciences are working with a renowned CRO dedicated to providing exceptional clinical research and scientific solutions to clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries.

Job Summary:

As a Business Development Manager, you will be a key player in expanding our business portfolio, forging strong partnerships, and driving revenue growth. You will identify and cultivate new business opportunities, develop strategic relationships with potential clients, and collaborate closely with our scientific and operational teams to deliver exceptional CRO solutions that exceed client expectations.

Key Responsibilities:

• Client Acquisition: Prospect, identify, and engage with potential clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical
device industries to promote our CRO services. Establish and maintain a robust pipeline of opportunities for business
• Strategic Partnership: Develop and nurture strategic relationships with key decision-makers and stakeholders in target
organizations. Collaborate with internal teams to understand client needs and tailor customized solutions that address their
unique requirements.
• Proposal Development: Lead the preparation of high-quality proposals, presentations, and contract negotiations, ensuring
alignment with client needs and industry standards. Demonstrate a deep understanding of our services and capabilities.
• Market Intelligence: Keep abreast of industry trends, market dynamics, and competitor activities to identify new growth
opportunities and stay ahead in the CRO landscape.
• Networking and Events: Represent [Company Name] at conferences, trade shows, and industry events to raise our profile
and expand our professional network.
• Revenue Forecasting: Work closely with the executive team to develop revenue forecasts, track progress, and report on
business development performance regularly.
• Client Relationship Management: Foster strong, long-lasting relationships with existing clients, ensuring a high level of
client satisfaction and seeking opportunities for upselling and cross-selling.
• Collaboration: Collaborate with internal cross-functional teams, including scientific, clinical, and operational departments,
to ensure seamless project delivery and client satisfaction.

Qualifications and Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences, Business, or a related field. An advanced degree (MBA, MSc, or PhD) is a plus.

Experience: Proven track record of at least 5 years in business development or sales roles within the CRO industry, with a strong understanding of clinical research and drug development.

Industry Knowledge: In-depth knowledge of the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries, with a deep understanding of the drug development process and clinical trials.

Network: A well-established network of contacts within the CRO space and the ability to leverage these relationships to generate business opportunities.

Communication Skills: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively present proposals, negotiate contracts, and build strong client relationships.

Goal-Oriented: Self-motivated and results-driven with a strong sense of accountability for meeting and exceeding business development targets.

Team Player: Collaborative and capable of working effectively with cross-functional teams to achieve shared goals.
Travel: Willingness to travel domestically and internationally as required for client meetings and industry events.

To apply or for more information call Richard Hendry on 07525834272 or email r.hendry@cdmrecruitment.com


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