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Commercial Director

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Experience Dependent
East Sussex
Job Reference: J5638611
Status: Open to Applications
Updated: 13/11/2023

Role Overview

We are currently looking for a Commercial Director to join a leading Pharmaceutical company based in the East Sussex area. As the Commercial Director you will be responsible for advancing our clients position in the pharmaceutical sector by strategically driving business growth and cultivating client relationships. The Commercial Director will lead the commercial team in achieving revenue targets, securing new business opportunities, and maintaining our commitment to excellence in pharmaceutical development and manufacturing. This role is instrumental in shaping the future success of our company and forms part of the site Senior Leadership team.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Your duties as the Commercial Director will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Develop and implement commercial strategies that align with the company goals and objectives and provide leadership to identify and pursue business opportunities, with a focus on fostering long-term client relationships.

2. As the Commercial Director you will drive revenue growth by identifying and securing new business opportunities with clients, lead the negotiation of complex contracts to ensure mutually beneficial agreements as well as identify and develop partnerships with suitable organisations that will enhance our clients service and delivery.

3. As part of your role you will cultivate and maintain strong relationships with key clients, understanding their needs and positioning the company as a trusted partner. You will also build and lead a high-performing commercial team, providing guidance on industry trends, client needs, and effective sales strategies.

4. Foster a collaborative and results-oriented culture across the company, stay abreast of pharmaceutical regulations and compliance requirements, ensuring that all commercial activities adhere to industry standards.

Role Requirements

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

1. Relevant degree in a scientific discipline (i.e Chemistry / Pharmaceutical Chemistry / Pharmaceutical Management) with proven industry experience in a senior commercial leadership role within the pharmaceutical industry.

2. Prior experience working with a Pharmaceutical CDMO or services company will be advantageous on application, however those who have led commercial negotiations and activities via third parties and or out licensing engagements will naturally be considered also.

3. This is a people leadership role as much as taking a hand ons approach to all commercial activities, and as such we are looking to identify proven success in driving business development and sales within a CDMO environment via a team.

Key Words: Pharmaceutical Leadership / Commercial Director / CCO / Chief Commercial Officer / Head of Business Development / Senior Leadership appointment / Pharmaceutical Business Development
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Ricky Martin

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Ricky Martin


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.
Sectors: Pharmaceutical, Contract Manufacturing Organisation
Skills: Executive - Pharmaceutical, Executive - CRO / CMO, Commercial - Contract Organisations (i.e CMO) - Business Development, Commercial - Contract Organisations (i.e CMO) - Commercial Manager / Director
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