VP Business Development / Business Development Director / Product Development (Research)

£Excellent Salary
29 Mar 2012
15 Apr 2012
Full Time
Contract Type

 VP Business Development / Business Development Director / Product Development (Research)

Huntingdon – commutable Cambridge, Peterborough, Northampton, Bedford, St Neots

£Excellent Salary


Our client is one of the world’s largest and successful contract research organisations.


This role falls within the agro, chemical, food & veterinary (ACFV) division which constitutes 20% of their global business. Due to significant growth year on year for the past 5 years they are now seeking an exceptional, sales-minded VP Business Development to drive and expand their world class environmental consulting and safety testing business world-wide.


This is a high profile senior management position requiring scientific aptitude and strong sales and business development acumen with demonstrated results. The VP Business Development will lead and engage in potential business development activities with all relevant organisations and in collaboration with the Global Head of Sales and the Director of Environmental Sciences Operations, to drive and implement the strategy for growth for the division. This individual will have a strong network within the relevant industry / industries and use it well to add to a growing portfolio of ACFV customers and businesses.


The ideal VP Business Development will have significant experience within the agrochemical or chemical, preferably both, industries and have a thorough understanding of the safety testing required and the regulations that drive the testing. You will have a demonstrable knowledge of agrochemical or industry chemical product development and be able to identify the type, extent and timing of testing or regulatory activities needed to support the life cycle.


The VP Business Development will lead a team of dedicated business development directors, who are located around the world, and ensure performance and growth targets are met and exceeded.


Keywords: VP Business Development, Business Development Director, Product Development, Research, Agro, Chemical, Food, Veterinary, Environmental Sales, Environmental Safety Testing, Environmental Testing Regulations, Scientific, Environmental Sciences, Agrochemical.




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