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Business Development Executive

Surrey   •  Permanent, Full time

Business Development Executive

Discipline: Medical Information/SaaS to the Pharma and Medical sectors

Location: Surrey

Salary: competitive plus attractive bonus

An exciting expansion opportunity with a market leading organisation looking to develop a commercially aware scientist into a Business Development role. Working from the company’s offices in Surrey but spending some time out with customers, this role will be working within a successful commercial team. The position will focus on developing opportunities with new prospective clients from lead generation through to closing the sale. It would suit a degree qualified scientist with previous customer experience who is looking to secure an exciting new role with a market leader who provide vital solutions to clinicians and pharmaceutical professionals.

Duties & responsibilities:

  • Prospecting for new business via phone, email and face to face activities
  • Manage customer relationships to enhance business relationships and secure/improve revenue
  • Own all aspects of the sales process from lead identification, negotiating contracts/licences and closing
  • Focus on targeting recurring annual revenue streams with new customers
  • Effective use of CRM to record all sales activities
  • Work closely with technical support teams to provide excellent aftersales support to customers

Skills & Expertise:

  • Preferable two years’ experience in a customer focused role
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience in a relevant scientific or medical discipline
  • Knowledge of the UK Pharma/Life Science and/or Regulatory sectors
  • Strong presentation skills and skilled with PowerPoint
  • Ability to communicate at all levels within a business from junior staff to Senior Executives
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Strong client facing skills

This role will be part office and part field based so candidates should have a UK driving license and happy to travel throughout the UK to develop sales opportunities. Although mainly office based there may be occasional needs for overnight stays when attending events/exhibitions or when visiting regionally based clients

Our client is offering a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious, success orientated individual looking to make their mark in a commercial scientific role. They are offering an attractive salary plus uncapped and lucrative bonus scheme that will reward individuals for success and achievement.

For additional information please contact Richard Taylor
  • Agency: Taylorollinson
  • Contact: Richard Taylor
  • Posted: 16th January 2020
  • Expires: 13th February 2020


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