Business Development Executive / Manager

Dependent on Experience
01 Nov 2018
29 Nov 2018
Eve Hegarty
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Business Development Manager to join a growing life sciences company based in the Glasgow area.

As the Business Development Manager you will engage with clients at a technical sales level to identify their biosafety testing needs and provide a scientific solution.

Our client are a well established life sciences service provider. They have a global footprint and are currently recognised as the global benchmark for quality and integrity.


In addition to the above, your duties as the Business Development Manager will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will be responsible for advising clients on biosafety testing services, helping customers meet the regulatory requirements for safety on their biopharmaceutical and vaccines.

2. As a customer facing company representative, you will promote the company with a professional and targeted approach.

3. You will build and maintain professional business relationships, managing your sales territory to ensure KPIs are met with existing and new accounts.

4. You will communicate competitor activities, market trends and changing client priorities.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Business Development Manager we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a life sciences related discipline, eg. Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Virology, or similar.

2. Proven track records of sales within the life sciences or biotech industry. You will be expected to demonstrate skills in persuasion, negotiating and selling. Ownership and the ability to drive own KPIs and targets.

3. Knowledge of the biotechnology market and biosafety requirements would be a benefit.

4. Prior customer facing experience (eg. customer F2F meetings) would also be a benefit.

Note: This role will be based on site in Glasgow, however we are looking for someone who is flexible to travel nationally and internationally up to 50% of the time.

Key Words: Business Development | Sales | KPIs | Life Sciences | Biosafety | biotechnology | Biotech | Microbiology | Virology | Molecular Biology

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.