Business Development Manager - Asia

£40000 to £50000 per annum
04 Jun 2019
02 Jul 2019
Alex Dobson
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Business Development Manager - Asia to join a leading Life Science company based in London. As the Business Development Manager - Asia you will be responsible for identifying and securing funding and R&D grants in the Asian market, whilst maintaining strong academic relationships and market knowledge. This is a Mandarin Chinese or Japanese speaking role.


Your duties as the Business Development Manager - Asia will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Build relationships in the Asian market with clinical, academic and commercial communities, ensuring a flow of high quality projects.

2. Identifying and securing transactions to secure projects which can be supported by our client, either through core funding or external collaborative R&D grants.

3. Asses key market areas of Cell and Gene Therapy to identify needs, enabling targeting of organisations which are developing new technologies.

4. Build close working relationships with UK and Asian Technology Transfer Offices


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

1. A BSc in a relevant Life Science subject, although an MSc or PhD in preferable. Must be able to communicate in either Mandarin Chinese or Japanese

2. Proven industry experience in Sales or Business Development in the Life Science / Cell and Gene Therapy Sector, and experience managing key relationships.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with Technology Transfer in an academic or innovative environment. As well as experience of Grant Supported R&D collaborations and EU grants eg. Wellcome trust, Horizon 2020, Innovate UK.

Key Words: Technology Transfer / Collaborations / Grants / Horizon 2020 / Welcome Trust / Innovate UK / Cell therapy / Gene Therapy / South UK / Business Development / Sales / R&D Collaborations / Life Sciences / Academic / Relationship Management /

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer that is happy to 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 scientists supporting science. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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