Director, Business Development (US - Remote) 1

Date: Sep 12, 2023

Location: US

Company: Cytel Software Corporation

Cytel provides unrivaled biostatistics and operations research knowledge to our customers in the life sciences industries in the form of both software and services.  At Cytel, we work hard to create successful careers with significant professional growth for our employees, as a result of which they work hard to make Cytel successful. Cytel is a place where talent, experience and integrity come together to advance the state of clinical development.


Join Cytel as a Director, Business Development managing accounts in our US territory (East Coast Preferred but not required).


Your Impact


You are responsible for growing and managing new and existing customers in your assigned territory, selling clinical trial design, data analysis and real-world evidence solutions to emerging and mid-sized biotechnology companies.


You will work closely with current and prospective customers as a trusted advisor to deeply understand their unique company challenges and goals. You will consult with customers to create solutions that will help them reach their business goals while evangelizing Cytel's vision and account strategies.  


What we are looking for


  • Demonstrated track record of  minimum 3-5 years selling services into the biopharmaceutical, CRO, and/or life sciences industries.
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree, preferably in relevant scientific discipline or statistics.
  • Knowledge of the drug development process with particular emphasis on the services needed to support clinical trials in Phases I-IV.
  • Experience creating positive meeting opportunities at senior levels in clinical development or equivalent groups.
  • Experience in lead generation activities to support the development a robust multi-million dollar sales pipeline.
  • Ability and desire to learn and articulate technical aspects and Cytel’s value propositions.
  • Good communications skills and ability to interact with a diverse, international customer base including senior management and executives at prospects and existing clients.
  • Strong problem-solving skills coupled with the capacity to understand and articulate primary issues around key clinical technology.
  • Organizational skills to secure internal support and resources (people, marketing materials, etc.)
  • Entrepreneurial and self-motivated, without the need for significant infrastructure and support, an understanding of the dynamics of small, high-growth companies, the ability to work in a rapidly changing environment with research driven founders.


Some of Your Main Responsibilities and Deliverables May Include


  • Managing the end to end sales process through engagement of appropriate resources such as Subject Matter Experts, Consultants, Executive Leadership, Marketing, Lead Generation etc.
  • Build market awareness and create new sales, successfully positioning the company’s strategy, vision, and market leadership with key business executives and functional decision-makers in all customers and prospects.
  • Organize and manage industry events and working groups to generate market interest
  • Remain current on relevant industry and internal company products, pricing, markets, plans and developments.
  • Seek and provide customer and market awareness to Cytel including presenting opportunities for evaluation that could expand the company’s market and product reach.
  • Create and maintain a sales pipeline to ensure over-achievement selling Cytel consulting and operational services as well as potential custom software solutions
  • Maintaining a long-term perspective to maximize overall revenue generation while being able to generate short term results


What’s in it for you


  • You will have the opportunity to play an integral role helping our clients and the industry shape the future of drug development
  • You will be part of an exciting new chapter in Cytel’s history with high growth and opportunities to progress in Senior and Leadership positions within the company
  • Work in an environment designed for an entrepreneurial minded person with a lot of energy, ideas and courage for their implementation
  • Freedom to design and own your go-to market strategy and leverage the best and brightest minds in the industry


At Cytel, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes.



Cytel Inc. is an Equal Employment / Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristics protected by law.

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