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A multinational pharmaceutical company is actively recruiting a Business Development Manager – MENA to be based in Dubai, UAE

Please note that you must meet all the criteria set out below for your application to be considered. Suitable candidates will be contacted within 5 working days. If you are not contacted by us within that time, please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion.

Key aspects of the role include:

  • Responsible for in-licensing activities to expand product portfolio and to support the company’s growth objectives
  • Supporting the BD team in the evaluation of projects in other geographies, primarily covering the needs of the MENA markets
  • Analyzing market data and forecasting the product demand across multiple MENA markets
  • Negotiating agreements with external partners on BD projects
  • Supporting the Senior BD Manager in building a vision on the evolution of the company’s product portfolio
  • Coordinating cross-functional collaboration and identifying sources of risk / delay and propose mitigating actions
  • Ensuring the timely execution and delivery of BD projects
  • Acting as a key link between the BD function and all other relevant departments
  • Acting as an integral part of the Corporate Development Team, travelling to various annual events in Europe and MENA
  • Identifying areas of improvement to develop and maintain strong partnerships

To be successful you will need to meet the following:

  • Advanced Degree in Biology, Life Sciences, Pharmacy, Medicine or equivalent with a strong scientific background in pharmaceutical molecules is a pre-requisite
  • 3 – 5 years of working experience as Business Development Manager in the Pharmaceutical industry in the MENA region (Jordan, Iraq, UAE and KSA mainly)
  • Exposure to go-to-market activities, regulatory affairs and bodies in MENA markets or related functions is a plus.
  • Willing to travel across the MENA region and to Europe: up to 50% of time
  • Must be fluent in Arabic Language (both written and verbal)
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Strategic thinker, self-starter, independent and hands on
  • Strongly familiar with review of legal documents (Licensing Agreements)
  • Ability to quickly adapt to market changes

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    • Location: Dubai
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