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Head of Business Development - Manufacturing

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Experience Dependent
Essex, Essex
Job Reference: J5635785
Status: Open to Applications
Updated: 29/09/2022
We are currently looking for a Head of Business Development - Manufacturing to join a growing Life Sciences company based in the Essex area (field based role). This is a unique role, sitting in the senior leadership team. It will offer the opportunity to not only achieve the business aims of the organisation, but to shape the delivery of a new manufacturing collaboration model to support the companys ongoing expansion and deliver significant UK impact via a novel business model. This is a field based position with an expection of time on site to be 1-2 days a week driven by customer expectations.

The role will drive forward new business opportunities to achieve the aims of establishing a world leading UK ecosystem to support manufacture and delivery to patients of life transforming therapies. This senior role will take the day to day responsibility for all business development activities, directly delivering the business development interactions with UK and international collaborators for this site. It will also drive the business development strategy for the whole manufacturing and supply-chain related projects.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Your duties as the Head of Business Development - Manufacturing will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Deliver the business development strategy, aims, goals and targets of the business.

2. Take lead business development responsibility within the unit.

3. Work as part of a wider team to drive the strategy for all manufacturing and supply chain innovation for the whole of the business.

4. Source, develop and manage the collaborator relationships.

5. Lead, develop and manage the key relationships as part of the overall business development matrix.

6. Report into and support the senior leadership team.

7. Provide ongoing market feedback to constantly inform evolution of the business development / operational strategy.

Role Requirements

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

1. Relevant degree in a life sciences or commercial discipline. In addition, you will have experience within a similar business development role within the cell and gene therapy or biologics industry, preferably within manufacturing. A high level awareness of the overall requirements of GMP manufacturing.

2. Highly motivated, pragmatic and practical to support the mission of the business. Ability to evaluate complex situations and find solutions for them in a professional manner.

3. Experience of motivating and developing teams, and excellent track record of successful personnel leadership.

4. Willingness to travel, with approximately 50% of time spent working from different sites and travelling to other locations as required.
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Ben Hamlin

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Ben Hamlin


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, Biotechnology, Contract Research Organisation, Contract Manufacturing Organisation, Contract Testing Organisation, Life Sciences, Cell & Gene Therapy, Bioprocessing, Animal Health, Science, Drug Discovery
Skills: Operations - Production / Manufacturing Management, Operations - Operations Management, Operations - Factory Management, Operations - Site Management, Operations - Business Improvement, Commercial - BD - Pharmaceutical / Biotechnology, Operations - Procurement / Supply Chain, Production / Manufacturing - Pharma / Biotech - Management, Production / Manufacturing - Pharma / Biotech - Head of / Director, Operations - Head of Research, Procurement / Supply Chain - Supply Chain Specialist, Procurement / Supply Chain - Supply Chain Manager, Operations - Programme Manager, Commercial - Pharmaceutical - Business Development, Commercial - Biotechnology - Business Development, Commercial - Life Science - Business Development, Commercial - BD - Commercial Manager / Director, Commercial - Biotechnology - Commercial Manager / Director, Commercial - Life Science - Commercial Manager / Director, Commercial - Pharmaceutical - Commercial Manager / Director, Procurement / Supply Chain - Supply Chain Director
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