Junior Business Development Manager (Maternity Cover) - Portugal

About Chanelle Pharma:

Chanelle Pharma is Ireland’s largest indigenous generic pharmaceutical manufacturer of both medical and veterinary products.

Serving customers in 96 countries worldwide, Chanelle Pharma is a partner of choice in the development and manufacturing of pharmaceutical products to the world’s leading human generic and animal health multinationals and distributors. We are passionate about understanding and addressing the challenges facing our medical and veterinary customers and bringing them innovative and effective products and solutions. 

The Opportunity:

In this role, you will manage the sales and business development activities in the territory of action with the assistance of the senior business development peers to meet the revenue, market share, through innovative commercial plans aligned with the company strategy. Collaborate with the business development team members to develop an R&D pipeline that is aligned with the company long term strategy. Become highly familiar with the Territory’s geography requirement in order to properly and accurately influence business development.


In this role you will report into Head of Medical Business


· Selectively targets and chooses to build relationships with industry leaders, e.g. generic partners, innovative OTC companies or agents in order to negotiate and close licensing and supply deals in collaboration with senior business development peers;

· Manages the customers in the territory of action with regular business reviews and develops a plan to increase sales and profitability in short and medium term with the assistance from senior business development peers;

· Develops new business by consistently investigating the market and working with business partners to identify new selling opportunities;

· Collaborates with new ideas and product evaluations for strengthening company’s pipeline;

· Communicates and maintains close contact with customers, obtaining feedback to identify developing problems, resolve conflicts and misunderstandings before they can deteriorate the business relationship with assistance from senior business development peers;

· Keeps Head Office well informed of all business development approvals.


· Knowledge and track record within the European pharmaceutical market, and additional knowledge or network about other markets would be a plus;

· At least 2 year in pharmaceutical industry and in an international and multidisciplinary environment;

· Be familiar with the appropriate regulations in the industry;

· Good knowledge of business development, marketing and sales experience;

· Strong drive, enthusiasm, self-motivation and has a zeal to close deals;

· Ability to prioritize and work multiple projects simultaneously;

· Excellent interpersonal, organizational and presentation skills;

· Autonomous, proactive, self-assured and a high degree of personal integrity;

· Strong project management skills;

· Ability to analyze situations and opportunities quickly;



· Pharma related study (Pharmacy, Chemical, Medicine or others);

· Excellent communications skills (verbal, written, listening, conveying messages in English);

· Exceptional customer service skills, broad business acumen and skill set from which to understand and optimize a solution;

· Advanced English skills, more advanced or proficient skills of other languages is a plus

· Solid computer skills, using MS Office in particularly Excel.


Work Environment: 

· Office base

· There will be a requirement for international travel of approx. 2 to 3 weeks per month on average (including a trip to head office for 4 days each 2 months);

· Laptop and credit card will be provided by the company;

· All travel arrangements are arranged by the travel department in head office Ireland (all flights are in economy class)

Junior Business Development Manager (Maternity Cover) – Portugal

Reference No: J0326