Vice President, Global Business Development

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Lead, develop and build Ancillare’s global business development function. 


  • Plan, develop, organize, direct and evaluate the organization’s business development operation and performance.
  • Hire, train, coach, mentor and manage a team of business development and proposal professionals to meet Company and departmental objectives.
  • Represent Ancillare in a professional manner by upholding Ancillare’s values, embracing diversity and leading with empathy.
  • Implement metrics and management systems to track progress of individuals, teams and the overall business development operation.
  • Manage client relationships to ensure Ancillare’s clients have a world class customer experience; all customer needs should be satisfactorily met or exceeded, and that fully outsourced, long-lasting engagements are created and sustained.
  • Uncover new sources of revenue and promote company deliverables with existing clients.
  • Ensure all deliverables are met and work with clients and project management staff to manage expectations and results.
  • Build network of potential clients to drive new business opportunities and grow pipeline of potential business.
  • Manage the sales process from initial contact to RFI/RFP completion to implementation and transition plans.
  • Manage the overall sales and margin goals of the business development operation.
  • Effectively lead, supervise, coach, mentor, train and evaluate performance of team members assigned, identifying performance gaps and recommending development opportunities as may be required.
  • Meet and or exceed defined goals and agreed to activities as defined in the Ancillare Commission Plan.
  • Attend trade shows and other marketing events to promote Ancillare.
  • Ensure the accurateness of the Company’s proposal to our clients’ needs, inclusive of regulatory and legal compliance.
  • Evaluate the establishment of business development operations internationally to attract global clients.
  • Ability and desire to work a project to completion meeting and or exceeding timeline deliverables.
  • Demonstrate and drive the Ancillare mission, values and strategy.
  • Participate and contribute positively to process improvement initiatives.
  • Effectively collaborate with internal colleagues and business partners to successfully complete tasks accurately and timely.
  • Participate and contribute positively to process improvement initiatives.
  • Travel as may be required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree required, will consider equivalent work experience in lieu of degree. Advanced degree a plus.
  • 10+ years of proven business development experience required.
  • 5+ years of experience in a pharmaceutical/biotech, CRO, or related industry preferred.
  • Experience working in a startup organization highly desirable.


  • Ability to effectively communicate in English both written and verbal.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills.
  • Great strategic planning, organizational, and creative thinking skills.
  • Ability to partner and successfully gain collaboration across all levels of the organization.
  • Strong relationship management skills with ability to effectively partner with external and internal clients.
  • Superior business development operations practical knowledge.
  • Ability to work both strategically and tactically, and independently as well as in a team effort.
  • Strong leadership skills with a professional presence and demeanor to champion the organization.
  • Excellent negotiation skills and ability.
  • Ability to travel up to 70% of the time, as needed.
  • Organized, strong record retention and time management skills.
  • Ability to effectively develop, organize, and manage multiple tasks.
  • Proficient in the use of lap-top computer with working knowledge of software systems such as Microsoft Office.
  • Must have a proven track record of dependability, consistency & reliability.
  • Flexibility to work under pressure while maintaining a professional demeanor.