PhD - Business Dev - 25% Travel - Zurich

£94236 - £109942 per annum + bonus + car
Jul 28, 2017
Aug 27, 2017
Natalie Gillbanks
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Full Time


PhD - Business Dev - 25% Travel - Zurich

Recruiting for a Business Development Manager to work across the European market for a leading start-up within the biotech industry. Reporting directly to the Chief Commercial Officer who will be very involved in your professional development.

This is an excellent experience for someone who has just graduated with a PhD in proteomics or bioinformatics and who wants to gain commercial experience. You will be part of a team of 6 Business Developers who are enthusiastic and driven and who are also commercialising and bringing to market this unique technology.

This is a sales position where you will be involved in active acquisition and maintaining of new customers. Moreover, you will have the responsibility of identifying, analysing and finding new ways to offer the company's services as well as building and maintaining strong relationships with key accounts in targeted Life Science industries. In addition, the position includes hands-on tasks like the creation of marketing materials, participation in congresses, reviewing contracts, writing research plans etc.


  • At least 3 years commercial experience within the Life Science industry (e.g. pharma/biotech)
  • Fluent English and any other language being advantageous
  • Life Science degree (or equivalent) ideally in biological sciences
  • Strong sales acumen and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to develop relationships and work in a dynamic environment
  • Willingness to travel 25% across Europe

Interested? Get in touch to find out more. Interviews next week.

Key Words: business development manager, proteomics, business developer, business development, pharma, biotech, Switzerland, sales, commercial, CH

Due to the Swiss restrictions on the work permit, we can only consider only applications from Swiss and EU citizens. We ask for your understanding.

For a confidential discussion about sales, or to apply, then send your CV in a Word document to or call me, Natalie Gillbanks, Pharmaceutical Sales Consultant for Switzerland on 0435 08 08 17.

NonStop is one of the largest and fastest growing specialised life sciences recruitment companies in Europe. We are proud members of the APSCo life sciences group who ensure we meet the highest quality standards within the recruitment industry. Our offices are located in the UK, Switzerland and the Czech Republic and we hold labour leasing licences across Europe. Please visit our website for a full list of the niche markets we cover.

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