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Business Development Director (DOCS-EU)

Any EU Location
Reference: 044656
Business Development Director / Strategic Account Executive
Based – anywhere in Europe, ideally Ireland/UK *LI-MB1

DOCS (a division within ICON) is a leading provider of global resourcing solutions to the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries and are currently looking to strengthen our successful Business Development team through the recruitment of a Business Development Director / Strategic Account Executive with responsibility for the European territory.

As a BD Director you will be responsible for generating new and repeat business for DOCS, as well as managing a global top 3 Pharma client , by doing so, promoting our services throughout the Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology industries.

Working cross functionally, you will ensure a smooth process at all stages which maximises the opportunity for success.  You will build strong relationships throughout your geographic responsibility, highlighting ICON / DOCS’s strength in operations and promoting us as the choice partner in Functional Service Provision.

As a leading global CRO we are looking to recruit an individual who can drive relationships and seize growth opportunities, building upon our existing strategic partnership arrangements and networking throughout the industry for future partnership opportunities.To be successful in this role you should have a background within areas such as Strategic Resourcing Solutions, Program In-sourcing, Strategic Capacity Management, Functional Service Provision (FSP) and Hybrid Service Delivery – ideally within a CRO environment.

  • Specialised know how of methods, instruments and techniques in business development / recruitment
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical industry
  • Min. 5 years sales/business development experience
  • Academic working and thinking level.
  • Fluent in English (verbal and written)
  • Experience in international service oriented working environment
Benefits of Working in ICON 

ICON enjoys a strong reputation for quality and is focused on staff development.  We make it our mission to attract the most diverse and creative minds into the business and we continually strive to provide opportunities for our people to excel, grow and build a great career.  We understand that our greatest asset is the skills and talents of our people and they are truly what set us apart.  
Other than working with a great team of smart and energetic people, we also offer a very competitive benefits package.  

We care about our people as they are the key to our success. We provide an open and friendly work environment where we empower people and provide them with opportunities to develop their long term career.   

ICON is an equal opportunity employer -  M/F/D/V and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment


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