Business Development Director - France

Job title : Business Development Director - France
Location : Île-de-France
Job type : Permanent
Salary : Negotiable
Contact name : Emma Hobbs
Contact number : +44 (0) 207 255 6660
Contact email :
This role can be home-based in France

The Organisation

The Business Development Director is responsible for identifying, targeting, and securing new business through professional and consultative sales activities directed at decision-makers and decision influencers. Working in close collaboration with the Solutions Consultants, Commercial Operations and an Account Leader you will be instrumental in the strategy and execution of your client accounts.

Working for this global clinical research organisation you will be encouraged to challenge the status quo, to take ownership and drive initiative to do things better, smarter, faster, and more accurately.

Job Profile
As a Business Development Director you will be responsible for:
*Actively leveraging potential new business opportunities within specified customer accounts
*Developing strategic sales plans for each target account
Leading the proposal strategy and development in collaboration with Business Operations to ensure client needs are addressed
*Understanding the clients' development and commercial strategy, product development portfolio, and offer solutions to their challenges
*Project confidence and expertise in the approach and engagement with key decision makers
*Proactively engaging clients across all key functions up and down the sponsor organization; maintaining high visibility within the client organization and become the trusted advisor

Knowledge and Experience
We are looking for a candidate who has multiple years previous experience working in a business to business pharmaceutical services environment, preferably in a CRO or a Life Sciences Consultancy, to have a solid understanding of the principles in drug discovery and development along with a proven track record of surpassing sales gaols.

To learn more about this opportunity please reach out to Emma on