Sr Dir, Business Development
Syneos Health Clinical
Toronto, ON
  • (18008431)
Why Syneos Health? Join a game-changing company that is reinventing the way therapies are developed and commercialized. Created through the merger of two industry leading companies, INC Research and inVentiv Health, we bring together more than 22,000 clinical and commercial minds to create a better, smarter, faster way to get biopharmaceutical therapies into the hands of patients who need them most. Evolve in a global company that is always looking for ways to work smarter and more efficiently as the only fully integrated Biopharmaceutical Accelerator. You'll be supported with comprehensive resources based on today's emerging technologies, data, science and knowledge - instead of practices from the past. Teaming with some of the most talented professionals in the industry, you'll gain exposure and work in a dynamic environment to over-deliver and outperform. A career with Syneos Health means your everyday work improves patients’ lives around the world.

We are currently looking to strengthen our Early Phase Business Development team.

Develops and fosters relationships with key decision-makers at biotechnological and pharmaceutical companies and maintains complementary development pipelines to secure business opportunities for the Company in an assigned geographical location. Assists in mentoring Directors and Associate Directors within the Business Development team.

Essential Functions:
Analyzes industry activity and develops an annual business plan for specific market segments and assigned accounts. Participates with management in the development and implementation of the sales plan which includes forecasting territory sales and activity objectives. Reviews annual business plan on a quarterly basis to determine where adjustments may be required.
Plans and implements monthly objectives of the sales action plan, including budgeting of time and resources, and communication with staff, as appropriate, to achieve sales action goals and objectives.
Develops account strategies for all appropriate clients. Anticipates and identifies client challenges, real and perceived, and partners with the appropriate operations team leader to provide solutions in accordance with Company policies and procedures.
Maintains up-to-date and accurate records within the database, for accounts (active and targeted) within geographic territory. This includes items such as account profiles, individual contact details, opportunities and communications.
Maintains current professional level of knowledge in Central Nervous System (CNS), Oncology, Pediatrics and Data Management information to serve as a basis for providing “value added” expanded Company services to all appropriate clients.
Participates in weekly updates to management and the Business Development team of new activities in the assigned territory, with urgent and important issues being shared with management as they arise.
Actively participates at professional meetings and conventions as appropriate.


BA/BS degree in a science related field, or equivalent related education and experience, plus moderate experience in clinical research and business development. MBA/PhD/MD degrees preferred. Strong skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), email, and voicemail. Effective presentation, documentation, and interpersonal skills with a strong team-oriented approach. Ability to perform several tasks simultaneously to meet demanding deadlines. Must have valid, current driver’s license and ability to secure corporate credit card.

Tasks, duties, and responsibilities as listed in this job description are not exhaustive. The Company, at its sole discretion and with no prior notice, may assign other tasks, duties, and job responsibilities. Equivalent experience, skills, and/or education will also be considered so qualifications of incumbents may differ from those listed in the Job Description. The Company, at its sole discretion, will determine what constitutes as equivalent to the qualifications described above. Further, nothing contained herein should be construed to create an employment contract. Occasionally, required skills/experiences for jobs are expressed in brief terms. Any language contained herein is intended to fully comply with all obligations imposed by the legislation of each country in which it operates, including the implementation of the EU Equality Directive, in relation to the recruitment and employment of its employees.

Primary Location North America - CAN-Toronto-720-King-Street-W
Other Locations North America - US Home-Based, North America - CAN-Home-Based
Job Business Development
Schedule Full-time
Travel Yes, 50 % of the Time
Employee Status Regular
Expected Salary Range 175,525 - 206,500