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Account Director - Pharma

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FPSG is delighted to be working with our new client in Biotech. We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Account Director/Business Development Director with a strong background in Chemistry Services. This PE-backed organization is growing rapidly and changing the market in the drug discovery and development world in recent times. They are built on state-of-the-art technology with 100's of patents, and this has led to multiple deals worth $100's of millions.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for spearheading sales of chemistry services to new and existing clients.

The successful candidate will be a driven and results-oriented individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


  • Develop and implement sales strategies to achieve sales targets and increase revenue
  • Identify and prospect new clients and maintain relationships with existing clients
  • Understand the chemistry services offered by the company and effectively communicate their benefits to potential clients
  • Attend trade shows, conferences, and other industry events to promote the company's services and generate leads
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to clients and stakeholders
  • Collaborate with the marketing team to develop marketing materials and campaigns
  • Provide feedback to the management team on market trends, client needs, and competitor activity
  • Keep up-to-date with industry developments and trends


  • Bachelor's degree or above in Science (PhD in Chemistry would be ideal)
  • Minimum 2 years' experience in sales, preferably in the chemistry or life science industry
  • Bench Scientist experience in Pharmaceutical or Biotech company is a plus
  • Proven track record of achieving sales targets and driving revenue growth
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong negotiation and closing skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Over 25% of travel is required


We are Disability Confident and neurodiverse aware. If you have a disability, please tell us if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you in your application or with your recruitment process

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