Account Director (Biologics Drug Substance)

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
Not specified
Closing date
4 Jun 2022

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Biology, Biotechnology, Sales
Contract Type
Full Time
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Do you have a Sales or Business Development background working within the Biologics Drug Substance space? If so, this could be the job you've been looking for.

We are currently looking for a Account Director (Biologics Drug Substance) to join a leading drug substance development and manufacturing business. You will be based in Europe with easy access to an airport for international travel, which will approximately account for 50% of the role.

As the Account Director (Biologics Drug Substance) you will be responsible for establishing new biologics drug substance partnerships within your territory (primarily across Europe). Success will be largely measured by sales and revenue growth and requires a high level of technical and commercial acumen.


Your duties as the Account Director (Biologics Drug Substance) will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Develop and execute on the territory sales plan with the objective to achieve annual sales targets through closing of new deals. Identify, open, lead and close business development deals with new and existing clients; promoting company visibility, growth and profitability.

2. You will have overall responsibility to manage the business development activities for a given target territory. Responsible for building and continued increase in the opportunity pipeline. Implement strategies aimed toward increasing revenue and market share in the target region.

3. Organise and attend site visits with prospective clients; setting agendas, coordinating team participation and leading discussions. Follow with diligent feedback and strategies to address any concerns.

4. Develop, nurture and maintain a positive, constructive and trusting working relationship with members of relevant internal teams at both site locations. Provide market intelligence acquired through sales initiatives to business development and other cross-functional teams.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Account Director (Biologics Drug Substance) we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree qualification in a Life Sciences or Biological discipline. Ideally qualified with an advanced qualification, such as a MSc, Phd or MBA.

2. The successful candidate will have Biologics Industry Technical sales experience. This could be a combination of biologics drug substance technical / operations experience, with a combination of technical sales or commercial operations.

3. You will have a broad knowledge of the Biologics industry with a focus on, EU Market trends, EU Regulatory knowledge and Competitive selling strategies. Experience using Salesforce would be a bonus.

Key Words: Business Development | Sales | Account Management | Account Director | Biologics | Drug Substance |

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties 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 professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.


Hyper Recruitment Solutions is a specialist and highly compliant recruitment consultancy dedicated to the Science and Technology sectors.

Hyper Recruitment Solutions (HRS), founded and run by Ricky Martin and in partnership with Lord Alan Sugar, has a wealth of recruitment expertise as well as compliance and commercial awareness. We offer a range of permanent, temporary and contract staff.

Our vision is to provide recruitment solutions which will assist in the improvement and quality of life for all. To do so, HRS will focus on the support of sectors whose primary focus is in making the world a better place. This could be working for a Pharmaceutical company who is developing new and existing therapeutics or an FMCG business who is making the latest consumer products in a sustainable and efficient way. We want to provide a service to those areas of actual need which will have an impact on us all.

We provide services across a broad range of industries including the following specialist sectors:

• Biotechnology
• Pharmaceutical
• Medical Device
• Clinical Research
• Food / FMCG
• Engineering
• Science

With all jobseekers we are looking to form close relationships where we can offer you the most accurate and useful advice. We intend to not only find and present the most ideal career options to you, but we want to provide advice on the entire recruitment process. We are a business who listens and advises and as shown on our website we have a clear ‘candidate commitment’ to ensure your search is in the most professional and capable hands. Some of the key areas we focus on include:

• Quality Assurance (including Qualified Persons)
• Clinical Research (all phases and therapeutic fields)
• Bioinformatics
• Research & Development
• Consumer Insight and Sensory
• Lean and Continuous Improvement
• Engineering (all disciplines)
• Manufacturing, Scale up and Technology Transfer
• Packaging and Sustainability 
• Medical Affairs
• Sales and Business Development
• Information Systems & Technology
• Executive Appointments

HRS has been awarded membership to the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) and APSCo (Association of Professional Staffing Companies). This is to assure all clients and candidates that our processes and practices comply with all relevant government and recruitment industry regulations.

Lord Sugar, Ricky Martin and everyone at HRS look forward to working with you. Please do not hesitate to visit our website or contact us via
Telephone: 02032 255 120

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0203 910 2980
Amshold House
Goldings Hill

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