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Senior Business Development Director

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Mapa de ubicación: San Francisco, California, United States Full time R1270069

Descripción del trabajo

Job Overview

Establish and manage an effective business development program to maximize organizational growth. Direct business development activities to achieve sales and new business goals from identification through contract award. Establish and maintain relationships with senior levels within customer organization and within IQVIA Transnational, Inc.

Essential Functions

  • Manage staff in accordance with organization’s policies and applicable legislation.  

  • Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance and guiding professional development; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing employee relations issues and resolving problems.

  • Approve actions on human resources matters, including salary administration.

  • Establish and manage an effective sales program to maximize organization growth.

  • Provide direction and serve as a resource for sales staff members, including performance management, career progression, and professional development.

  • Utilize established industry network to assist junior sales staff in relationship development and to identify potential business opportunities.

  • Continuously monitor status of Customer Account Plans and business targets to ensure a pipeline of opportunities is maintained.

  • Collaborate with Senior Management and functional managers as needed to identify operations team members for proposal defense meetings.

  • Actively participates in proposal preparation meetings and/or proposal defense meetings as needed.

  • Represent respective Sales Team to Senior Management on key business updates related to sales activities.

  • Research and identify target markets, build relationships, perform in-depth presentations, strategic analysis, and execution of implemented plans for IQVIA service Lines.

  • Ensure that the sales team members are sufficiently trained to meet their job objectives.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Management Req

  • 15 years relevant industry experience (CRO/Pharmaceutical), and/or sales experience, including 10 years of management responsibility Req Or

  • Equivalent combination of education, training and experience Req

  • Proven track record at developing  mid-level and high-level contacts

  • Strategic business  and Industry awareness and the ability to translate emerging Industry trends relevant to the organization

  • Solid understanding of commercialization and the principles of drug discovery and development

  • Adaptability and flexibility to changing priorities

  • Demonstrated ability to work creatively and effectively in a fast-paced environment

  • Attention to detail and ability to work simultaneously on multiple priorities

  • Excellent skills using Microsoft Office Suite: MS PowerPoint, MS Word, and MS Excel

  • Excellent presentation, communication, and negotiation skills

  • Ability to influence others both internally and externally

  • Ability to work independently and as a team player

  • Experience and ability to progressively coach and mentor employees

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients

At IQVIA, we believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. The advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services we provide to the life sciences industry are made possible by our 70,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable law.

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities.  Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at to arrange for such an accommodation.

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