Head, Business Development (Medical Affairs)

The iQ Group Global

The primary purpose of the role is to network within the pharmaceutical industry and source new business.

  • What starts here, changes the world
  • Innovative company with brilliant minds and a vibrant culture
  • Develop a trusted advisor relationship with key client accounts
About Us

Have you imagined a world free of disease? At The iQ Group Global, that’s all we think about. We provide a turnkey solution for life sciences companies, spanning from corporate advisory and investment banking, through to research, development, commercialisation and sales. The iQ Group Global facilitates an end-to-end solution along the drug lifecycle creating the medicines of tomorrow.
About the role
The primary goal of the Head, Business Development (Medical Affairs) position is to is to source new business for CRC using both your strong medical affairs, commercial and management skills along with your ability to leverage existing networks and build new relationships with relevant decision-makers within the medical affairs industry.

About you

The successful candidate can readily assimilate both scientific and business information, exercise sound judgement, and capitalise on insights that lead to positive opportunities.

They will possess the ability to think innovatively to develop commercial models that differ from competitors. They have the ability to build a pipeline of opportunities through disciplined research and analysis as well as strong negotiation skills and confidence in liaising with “C-suite” medical and commercial client representatives.
Essential Experience
  • At least 5 years working in a medical affair's or CRO capacity within the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry
  • At least 5 years in a business development or business sales role in either industry
  • Proven track record interacting with key decision-makers, in particular senior executives such as CEO’s, CFOs, medical and commercial director
  • Experience using structured methodology towards business development and formulating commercial approaches or models to differentiate an organisation from its competition
  • Use of databases, CRMs and entering/reporting data
Technical Skills
  • Solid knowledge of Medical Affairs, Market Access and/or CRO activities and therapeutic product life cycle management
  • Knowledge of contract organisation business development processes
Preferred Experience
  • Solid pre-existing relationships or networks within industry
  • Medical/scientific related public relation

  • Medical, pharmacy, nursing or other life science degree
  • Business or commerce degree
  • MBA or other post graduate business degree (preferred)
Sounds like you?

If you are a self-motivated individual who believes your expertise matches this role and would like to join a growing organisation driven by a culture that supports innovation, leadership and collaboration, we would like to hear from you!   
How to apply

If you are looking to join an innovative and progressive company with brilliant minds and a vibrant culture, then the sky is the limit for what you can achieve in this key role.