Wishing you could use your chemistry training in more of a business role in industry, but not wanting to do sales? Want a team who will help you learn and support you managing external partnerships? Looking for a dynamic, growing company with excellent resources and career opportunities for growth? Our client is a global leader in drug R&D services, from early discovery through commercialization, and looking to add a Scientific Business Development Manager to the team in San Diego. This individual is primarily responsible for supporting business development activities in the chemistry arena (med chem and CMC). The role provides an opportunity for a highly-motivated individual to get trained in project/client management, interface with R&D and BD scientists (internally and externally), and develop a fulfilling career path. The ideal candidate will have an MS/PhD in chemistry and some prior experience working in the pharmaceutical/biotech setting. This is NOT a sales position. Roles such as this can be an excellent path to more business-related positions in life science organizations. To be considered you should enjoy working in a fast-paced, multi-faceted environment and have

  • MS or Ph.D. in chemistry with 2-8+ year’s experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry in a scientific role — San Diego
  • MS or Ph.D. in chemistry 5-15 year’s experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry in a scientific role – East Coast (anywhere NY to NC)
  • Strong skills in communication and relationship building
  • Drive and independence while also enjoying working with and supporting other team members
  • Ability to manage a project including deliverables, timelines, etc. and coordinate efforts between multiple stakeholders
  • Abilities to identify and solve problems, multitask, and learn
  • Willingness to travel occasionally

Preferably, also

  • Project management experience (a plus, but not necessary)
  • Experience and comfort with working with multiple cultures and nationalities

To apply for this position, confidentially email us here.