For 70 years, charles river employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapiesWhen you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globeWhether your background is in life sciences, finance, it, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we performIn return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.
Important: in order to be considered for this position, a resume/cv must be uploaded and submitted during the application processPlease make sure work history and education are added correctly.
The business development director will be leading and coordinating manufacturing sales efforts in the western na geography representing charles river`s development/manufacturing, manufacturing testing support and marketing initiatives in north america for gene therapies, dna, plasmid and viral vector business units.
The role will require coordinating with leadership and other sales team members across business units as well as product development teams to expand existing client revenue and close new businessThe position will require coordination for proposal generation, technical support, site visits and key opinion leader relationships needed for business growth and to support overall marketing efforts.
This position will work remotelyCharles river is offering a competitive package including a base salary and commission as well as 401k, medical and dental benefits and could require up to 35% travel in north america.
The business development director role will require the following:
Develop a sales strategy within the territory aligned with each business unit annual objectives
Work with executive team for forecasting, trends, revenue modeling and financial risk analysis of business opportunities
Collaboration with team members for cross selling to clients and prospects
Manage prospects and client within crm and develop leads from global databases
Participate in north american and global sales meetings
Assist team with trends, including competitive, market analysis in key areas of cell/gene and advanced therapeutic markets
Management of crm leads and updates, and reporting up to management teams on activities within the territory
Develop a feedback cadence with internal team members such as sme`s and project management to help improve communication and success in the business
Travel when required for site visits, team meetings, conferences and other key events
Perform all other related duties as assigned.
A bachelor`s degree is requiredA graduate degree (ma, mba, or other relevant field of study) is highly preferred for this position.
The position requires 10 or more years of biotech, healthcare or diagnostics experience with a focus, at least within the last 5 years of sales and marketing with a specific focus in gene therapies, regenerative medicine and/or advanced therapeutics.
Previous experience at mid to senior levels of sales and/or business development roles is highly desired and experience in small to medium sized sales and marketing efforts or high levels of collaboration with marketing would be highly valued.
Strong communications and facilitative leadership skills are expected.
Position requires experience in one or more of the following areas: cell therapy, gene therapy, regenerative medicine, biotechnology, diagnostics, or media, reagents and disposables or tools.
Important: a resume is required to be considered for this positionIf you have not uploaded your resume in your candidate profile, please return to upload field and attach your resume/cv.
Charles river is a u.sFederal contractorAs a result, we must follow the presidential executive order to mandate vaccinations, and ensure our employees are fully vaccinated against covid-19 by december 8, 2021Our main priority is the wellbeing, health, and safety of our peopleWe will be requiring proof of vaccination from all employees.
Anyone with requests for disability-related and/or religious exemptions should contact talent acquisition (email@example.com) so that information can be provided about the accommodation process at charles river.
About corporate functions
The corporate functions provide operational support across charles river in areas such as human resources, finance, it, legal, sales, quality assurance, marketing, and corporate developmentThey partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standardsThe functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement.