Senior Director, Business Development

Posted 2 months ago
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Sr/Director of Business Development – Remote – Ireland

Global Life Science Hub are partnered with a niche CRO specialist within the booming Rare Disease and Oncology sector. With a heavy focus on Novel Drug Development, they are quickly becoming the “go-to” CRO due to their extensive knowledge and abilities.

Due to their continuous success, they have experienced growth in their headcount of 60% in the last 12 months and an incredible 97% over the previous 24, leaving them with a tight-knit team of 1,000 employees globally.

With ambitious plans to expand on their $70 million revenue from 2022, they’re now searching for an experienced business developer who will work closely with Project Management and finance to establish key partnerships with new and existing clients.


  • Analyse, innovate and creates a plan for engaging the target market, identify, prioritise and lead sales growth through external events, client contact activity, create client’s relationship and partnership.
  • Initiates, coordinates, and develops strategic plans and sales strategies within a specified territory or accounts.
  • Monitor and track competitor CRO activities.
  • Plan and attend major industrial events and tradeshows.
  • Manage major proposals, identify potential clients, track, build relationships and close sales opportunities.
  • Lead and support business development team members in collaboration with Operations
  • Oversee and support business development plans that result in achieving annual and quarterly sales targets.


  • You must have at least 3 years’ experience in a business development role within a Clinical CRO. No candidates outside of the pharmaceutical industry will be considered.
  • BSc in a Pharmaceutical related field
  • Must have experience winning new business and not just account management.
  • Ability to travel when new prospects are identified.


The Global Life Science Hub are a niche Life Science headhunting firm. We place professionals across Europe and the US for a variety of Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and CRO companies ranging from small start-ups to large global organisations.

If you’re interested, please apply below. If this position doesn’t interest you, please visit our website for a list of more vacancies –