BDD/Associate VP Business Development

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Commercial Operations
  3. France
Paris, France
Posting date: 14 Mar 2024

Proclinical is seeking a BDD/Associate VP Business Development individual. The successful candidate will manage existing and new business opportunities in the ADME-Tox field. This includes customer management, new business generation, and direct client interaction. This customer-facing role requires a deep understanding of clients' needs and the ability to address these effectively.


  • Develop opportunities and close deals by understanding customer's requirements, presenting and structuring a business and scientific framework.
  • Coordinate and attend meetings with current or potential customers, internal Company personnel and others to meet customer needs.
  • Build and maintain strong internal and external customer relationships.
  • Manage and execute the RFI/RFP processes including interactions with both sales and technical staff.
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of products and services, and their impact on customer projects.
  • Drive additional revenue opportunities from within existing company relationships.
  • Answer web enquiries and follow up with contacts for other potential business development opportunities.
  • Attend Company meetings, key conferences and workshops.
  • Maintain CRM (Salesforce).

Key Skills and Requirements:

  • BS degree in life sciences required. Advanced degree in life sciences preferred.
  • Experience within the biotech or pharmaceutical industry and relevant business development experience.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects efficiently with a high degree of independence.
  • Strong knowledge of the licensing/business development landscape.
  • Ability to develop deal structures, write proposals and working knowledge of industry deal trends.
  • Demonstrated, strong negotiating skills and ability to conduct and successfully conclude negotiations on deals.
  • Ability to work well with multi-disciplinary teams to ensure cross-functional collaboration.
  • Ability to travel is required.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Nicolas Daniel at

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.