Vice President of Business Development (Europe)

A world-leading CRO are looking for an experienced VP of Business Development to be a key member of their Commercial Team and support their continuing growth. The individual will lead a growing team of regional BD directors and work closely with the Chief Commercial Officer.


Key responsibilities and duties of the VP of Business Development (Europe) include:

  • Build a robust pipeline of high quality, actionable opportunities that achieve annual revenue.
  • Develop profitable and sustainable sales growth through engagement of current and potential customers.
  • Establish, develop, and maintain positive business and customer relationships.
  • Perform B2B sales activities from lead generation through contract closure and beyond.


The ideal candidate will:

  • Be educated to degree level or equivalent, in a scientific, business, or life sciences field with a fundamental understanding of drug discovery and the outsourcing market and processes.
  • Have proven success in a target driven Business Development role within the CRO, Biotech, or pharma markets.
  • The ability to successfully manage small teams, driving them to deliver against commercial targets.

Interested? Send us your resume at apply@leadcandidate.com

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