Senior Manager of Business Development

We are looking for a highly entrepreneurial Senior Manager of Business Development.  This is a 100% remote position to be based in the Boston area.  Our client is the leading company in next generation proteomics with services and products for precise, high-content protein quantification. They provide services to pharma, biotechnology, agriculture and life science companies globally. The company’s goal is to make next generation proteomics widely available through contract research services and a portfolio of innovative reagents and software products.  They work with customers from early R&D to late clinical stages of the drug development pipeline.

 

 

You will drive business development activities and strengthen the company’s presence on the US East Coast with key responsibilities including:

  • Plan and engage in active customer acquisition on roadshows and conferences
  • Visit interested customers and present the company’s technology and offerings in close collaboration with other members of the business development and operations team
  • Draft research plan proposals and consult customers in the set-up and planning of contract research projects
  • Support the development of targeted messaging and marketing campaign, engaging with follow-up emails and initiating first discussion
  • Support the organization of technical workshops/seminars in the Greater Boston Area featuring the company’s latest R&D advances

 

 

We are looking for someone who has industry experience from one or more of the following areas:

  • Proteomics, or other areas of the omics space
  • Biomarker discovery
  • Diagnostic field who understands the field of application of these technologies
  • Biomarker validation
  • Drug discovery

 

 

Profile:

  • At least 4 years of commercial business development experience working for providers of complex products or services.  Has put sales/BD processes in place and has a clear interest in disruptive and innovative technologies, and their applications.
  • Strong interest in connecting the scientific research with a business approach, and in exploring the cutting edge of interdisciplinary research
  • Consultative
  • Able to explain highly technical and scientific information to a range of audiences
  • Strong motivation to drive business in an emerging market from both technical and strategic perspective
  • Willingness and flexibility to travel frequently for customer visits and conferences and to the company’s HQ in Zurich and participate in trainings
  • MSc or PhD degree in life sciences, natural sciences or related subjects, knowledge in omics-related research is a plus