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Business Development Director

Employment Type:
Type of Job:
Medical Communications Jobs, Healthcare Consultancy Jobs, Medical Education Jobs
North West England
Salary Description:
Great salary and benefits
UK Pound
ID Search & Selection
Job Ref:
PID 3947

Our client is a leading global medical communication agency which is seeking a Business Development Director to join their team in Cheshire.

They provide comprehensive and innovative services to the healthcare industry and are seeking an experienced relationship builder to play a key role in an integrated team, supporting the development and delivery of solutions to address their clients’ needs. Working across an impressive range of therapeutic areas, they create inspiring solutions for the complex strategic challenges faced by their clients.

This is a great opportunity to join a market leading agency. In addition to an excellent salary you can expect benefits including bonus, healthcare, pension and much more. Our client fosters a vibrant and sociable team environment that encourages professionals who want to make a difference in healthcare.


  • To lead profitable new business growth for the company, working with the senior team to meet the business targets for the year and longer-term development objectives
  • Define and agree a new business growth strategy and plan aligned with the overall business plan
  • Manage the balance between new business growth and supporting organic growth
  • As part of strategic business planning, inspire, inform and shape the vision for leading medical communications and medical strategy
  • To ensure the optimal response to all client requests including RFIs, RFPs and pitch opportunities
  • Support the senior team to define and monitor the best practice business growth process including targeting, lead generation, proposal development, team selection, and internal business growth training
  • To work collaboratively with our integrated scientific and client services team, assessing all client accounts for opportunities
  • Generating proposals through all stages from concept development to winning new work
  • Ensuring any new account or account work starts well and meets client expectations
  • Identify and lead opportunities to pitch for new full programmes of work and coach winning pitch teams
  • Be a strategic partner for clients to solve problems through creativity and innovation
  • Build and maintain strong relationships across the organisation

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Degree level qualification, preferably in a life science
  • Proven ability of successful consultative selling within a medical communications agency setting
  • Strong operational knowledge of medical communications and the global pharmaceutical industry
  • Strong consultative selling skills
  • Proven ability to build consensus and work effectively within an integrated, multi-functional team
  • Ability to identify and acquire insights and apply these to the client context to generate effective and differentiating solutions
  • Proven ability to lead and coach teams

If you are ready to joined the management team, work collaboratively and apply your consultative approach to sales, call us today for full details.

ID Search & Selection has been successfully placing candidates in healthcare communications jobs for over 15 years. Along the way we’ve built many long term relationships with candidates and clients. We’re now trusted recruitment partners to many leading companies, big, small, network and independent.

Our consultants are knowledgeable and professional and will be happy to offer information and advice. We are with you every step of the way, providing a supportive and communicative service that we will tailor to your unique needs.

Jon Gawley would love to hear from you on 01932 797996.

Contact Details:
ID Search & Selection
Tel: + 44 (0) 1932 797996
Contact: Jon Gawley

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