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Senior Business Development Director

Personal Genome Diagnostics

Personal Genome Diagnostics

Sales & Business Development
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Friday, May 26, 2023

We have just created a new, unique and exciting opportunity to join our Sales organization.

If you are passionate about drug development, have an entrepreneurial spirit and are ready for a new challenge this role could be perfect for you?

Are you looking for the chance to lead, drive and execute our commercial strategy in India? Then this is exactly the opportunity you are looking for!

Who are we?

We are Fortrea (formerly Covance/Labcorp) a leading global contract research organization located in 90 countries around the world. We are a company who through our 19,000+ employees is completely focused on the successful delivery of Clinical trials to our clients located all over the world.

We are focused on the conduct of Clinical trials to support the development of drugs, medical devices and diagnostics. As a forward looking, nimble organisation we are looking for innovative and creative thinkers who will champion and be the proud voice of our customers as they strive to have their products to market sooner and solve many of todays unmet medical and health challenges.

What we need?

Fortrea is currently seeking an experienced Senior Business Development Director to join us in India, this truly represents and incredibly exciting opportunity for the right person to join a very successful global sales team.

The Senior Business Development Director will need a pioneering perspective and be tasked with driving and delivering business from our current and new Indian Pharmaceutical and Biotech clients.

About you

This role will be home based in India. You will have a background in a Clinical CRO although we would consider candidates from other scientific backgrounds who have strong business development skills and experience of clinical trials.

In addition, the ideal candidate should be able to offer:

  • Excellent understanding of the drug development continuum

  • Insightful understanding of the Indian Pharmaceutical/Biotech markets

  • Strong team player: ability to work very closely with colleagues in and across countries/regions

  • Significant (at least 5 years) commercial expertise, ideally in a CRO or other Life Sciences environment

  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, ability to form strong and effective relationships internally and externally

  • Ability to adapt your style and approach to different audiences internally and externally

  • Experience of presenting to executives and/or senior levels within a client organization

  • Ability to establish meaningful relationships with executives and/or senior levels within a client organization

  • Able to work autonomously and effectively, managing your own priorities in conjunction with those of your colleagues and your clients

  • Proven ability to identify, develop and implement creative and innovative strategies that lead to effective long term client relationships

  • Ability to drive development of new business in country, develop targeted accounts by effective networking and prospecting, deliver creative proposals and build a sales pipeline

  • Willingness to travel, around 50% of the role will include visiting clients across India with some travel to the other regions for meetings and conferences

  • Bachelors degree in life science or business field preferred

In Return we offer

At Fortrea, everything we do is centered around clinical trials, how we can help our customers to bring their solutions forward and make their journeys easier.

We offer opportunities to work on diverse, challenging projects with bright, enthusiastic colleagues while building a flexible and rewarding career with highly competitive salaries and remuneration packages. Fortrea’s ongoing success offers team members unsurpassed growth and career development opportunities.

So, if you are passionate about healthcare, have passion, commercial acumen and are flexible in your way of working and thinking, then please do not hesitate to get in touch.

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