Sr./Manager of Business Development

Burlington, MA, USA | (Hybrid/Remote)

ProtaGene is a world-leading analytic CRO partner for the biopharmaceutical and cell and gene therapy industries. From research through product commercialization, we provide the most advanced, integrated, and Quality system driven analytic capabilities and packages for biologic therapeutics as well as cell and gene therapy platforms. Our deep history of analytical leadership in protein-based therapeutics stems from the merger of Protagen Protein Services in Europe and BioAnalytix in the US. In 2021 GeneWerk’s unique capabilities in vector safety, integration site analysis, and bioinformatics were integrated into our platforms and service offerings, establishing ProtaGene. The organization operates over four sites in Europe and North America, and works with leading large pharma, biopharmaceutical, and gene therapy companies worldwide.

Candidate Role

We are seeking a highly talented and driven individual to expand the North America (US and Canada) sales in the biologics and cell and gene therapy space. This is a unique opportunity to join a quickly growing dynamic team undergoing global expansion, and to play a key role in the next stages of organic and acquisitive growth, with a particular focus on the high-growth North American markets. This role will report into the Executive Director of Business Development. Location: East/West Coast; Hybrid-Remote

Key Responsibilities

  • Expand the analytic customer base and sales volume in the assigned territory and markets
  • Assist in the development of direct sales programs for the assigned analytic platforms
  • Develop pipeline with successful new sales bookings to meet/exceed plan
  • Increase the value of current customers while attracting new ones
  • Research organizations and individuals to find new opportunities
  • Cultivate strong relationships with key clients and new clients
  • Collaborate internally with internal operations, sales, and marketing teams
  • Develop sales proposals for clients and achieve short- and long-term sales goals and plans
  • Regularly Assess and report progress in meeting objectives
  • Contribute to development of strategy, tactics, sales plans, and targets
  • Identify and report on business opportunities in target markets
  • Represent the business at virtual and in-person conferences, trade fairs and networking events
  • Maintain compliance with internal policies


  • Minimum of 3+ years of relevant industry experience (CRO/Pharmaceutical/Gene and Cell Therapy) in BD/Sales
  • Degree in Life Sciences (e.g., Biotechnology, Biology, Pharmaceuticals) highly desirable
  • Experience with proven BD/Sales success in Biologics and/or Gene Therapy Markets
  • Ability to travel when required
  • Adept at using CRM and other sales technology platforms
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint

Key Attributes

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Highly disciplined and with focus through task completion
  • Ability to handle ambiguity and uncertainty
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to cultivate productive client relationships
  • Successful win-win negotiation skills

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