Business Development Manager - (R1014923) in Oldham, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 10/3/2018

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Job Description

Join us on our exciting journey!

IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.

Business Development Manager

Location: UK area

Overview of company:

Foresight, an IQVIA company, is a leading Global Provider of Pharmacovigilance (PV) and Risk Management (RM) Solutions which include PV& RM Consulting Services, Hosting & Managed Services and proprietary PV& RM Applications. From business process redesign to technology implementations, all of our services and solutions are delivered with precise, timely, and cost-effective execution to help our clients achieve lower operational costs, minimize potential litigation costs and manage risk.


The Business Development Manager works collaboratively with other colleagues to increase sales within the life sciences industry. Responsibilities include full cycle sales including: target identification, securing and managing client meetings, listening and understanding client needs, addressing client concerns/objections, managing Foresight Subject Matter Experts in defining opportunities, proposing solutions, negotiating, obtaining SOWs and closing the deal.

Foresight’s Sales Professionals are expected to quickly develop credibility with customers/prospects and build trust through professionalism and knowledge of Foresight services and products.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

•       Prospect accounts focusing on products and services

•       Identify and develop new accounts and follow up on existing leads

•       Develop and maintain productive relationships with key target accounts

•       Manage assigned accounts to generate both incremental and repeatable annual business

•       Initiate and manage RFI and RFP process and negotiate terms for all account programs and projects

•       Work collaboratively with the Professional Services Organization to ensure a complete and professional delivery of software and service solutions

•       Expand product portfolio in the PV market

•       Collaborate with Executives and SMEs to maximize account coverage

•       Maintain knowledgeable understanding of changing regulatory guidelines and mandates affecting the industry community

Job Requirements

•       Must demonstrate a sustained (3+ years) and successful track record selling professional services to Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Medical Device, and/or Clinical Research Organizations

•       Demonstrated track record of success working with senior level management in a fast paced growth environment is essential

•       Full sales cycle experience is required: Prospect, Identify opportunities, Propose Solutions (writing proposals), Negotiate, Close

•       Strong written and verbal English skills, quality-oriented proposal writing and proposal management experience

•       Ambitious, driven and self-motivated personality adaptable to a fast paced high volume and high velocity sales organization

•       Bachelor’s degree or higher required

•       Willing to travel throughout the UK and internationally, estimated up to 80%

•       Reside in the UK area

•       Highly preferred capabilities:

o   Background in Software as a Service (SaaS) market

o   Selling drug safety consulting services and products

o   Possess an understanding of the regulatory pharmacovigilance process for both pre-marketed and post-marketed stages of a product

o   Experience working with Regulatory Affairs Departments, Product Safety related departments, or Regulatory Submissions.

o   Experience with data-mining or statistical signal detection products

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes.

Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!

We invite you to join IQVIA™.

Job ID: ï»¿R1014923