DEF/422/16 Business Development Manager - Pharmaceutical - Weybridge, UK
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- Full Time
DEF/422/16 Business Development Manager - Pharmaceutical
Animal and Plant Health Agency
Closing date: 3 Nov 2016
Location: APHA Weybridge - Weybourne Building, New Haw, Surrey, KT15 3NB
Reference number: 1510096
Salary: £36,870 - £42,760
Grade: Senior Executive Officer
Contract type: Permanent
Business area: Other - Business Development Unit/Commercial Department
Type of role: Business Management and Improvement
Working pattern: Flexible working, Full-time
Number of posts: 1
At the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) we safeguard animal and plant health for the benefit of people, the environment and the economy. APHA Scientific is our commercial brand which helps APHA increase its efficiency, resilience and impact. It provides services that customers cannot find elsewhere and is instrumental in enhancing the international reputation of the Agency.
An exciting opportunity awaits the right person to grow our commercial business in primarily the pharmaceutical sector through active business development, key account management and excellent customer care.
This is a high impact outward facing position requiring business opportunity assessment, project development, costing and contract negotiation with both new and existing customers.
The successful candidate must have international sales experience and a background preferably in the pharmaceutical industry with experience of research and development in microbiology.
In addition the candidate should have good communication skills (in negotiations, presentations and "one to one") have strong interpersonal skills, an aptitude for rapid assimilation of information and excellent analytical skills.
- A degree in a biological science subject is required.
- Post graduate business qualifications are desirable.
You will be asked to supply evidence of meeting these competencies when you apply.
- Achieving commercial outcomes
- Delivering at pace
- Making effective decisions
- Collaborating and partnering
Civil Service pension schemes may be available for successful candidates.
Staff restaurant & free car parking
Things you need to know
Successful candidates must pass basic security checks.
Candidates will be subject to UK immigration requirements as well as Civil Service nationality rules.
If you're applying for a role requiring security clearance please be aware that foreign or dual nationality is not an automatic bar. However certain posts may have restrictions which could affect those who do not have sole British nationality or who have personal connections with certain countries outside the UK.
Selection process details
As part of the application process you will be asked to complete a CV.
Further details around what this will entail are listed on the application form.
Appointment from interview.
Please note depending on volume of applications an Initial Sift may be conducted on the Lead Competency, candidates must pass this competency for their application to be progressed.
Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.
Candidates in their probationary period are eligible to apply for vacancies within this department.
Grade entry qualifications
A degree in a biological science subject is required.
Post graduate business qualifications are desirable.
Working for the Civil Service
The Civil Service Code sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.
We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles.
The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. There is a guaranteed interview scheme (GIS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.
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Contact point for applicants
If you require further information or would like to discuss the role please contact - Claudio Busato
Sift/interview dates and location
Sift and interview dates to be confirmed.
Interviews to take place at APHA Weybridge.
A reserve list may be held for a period of 6 months from which further appointments can be made.
To apply now, please click on the 'Apply' button.