Green Bioactives Ltd – Head of Business Development

Established in 2020, Green Bioactives Ltd (GBL) is an exciting and innovative early-stage company which has developed a sustainable, reliable, economical plant cell-based biomanufacturing platform for plant-derived biomolecules. Green Bioactives is pioneering the discovery, development and sustainable production of high value natural products in plant cells and employing production processes that help protect and sustain the environment. Green Bioactives aim to become the world’s leading supplier of safe, natural and sustainable plant-derived biomolecules.

Head of Business Development

A highly experienced Business Development Director /Manager, reporting to the CEO, you will be responsible for undertaking, leading and managing business development to ensure the realisation of Green Bioactives’ global growth and development plans through targeted customer / partner acquisition, engagement and development.

You will be focused on leading business development and securing, developing and retaining strategic customers / partners within Green Bioactive’s proven target markets, including Pharmaceuticals, Food and Drink, Agriculture, Nutraceuticals, Personal Care & Cosmetics, Health & Wellbeing and Traditional Medicines.

You will be directly responsible for;

  • Supporting the executive team in defining the strategic growth plan for the organisation and developing and expanding all commercial activity to ensure the generation of sustainable revenue streams;
  • Assessment of the competitive landscape and working with the leadership team to develop and implement marketing and sales activities to meet the company’s growth projections;
  • Leading and undertaking business development activities to ensure realisation of the business and technology vision;
  • Negotiating coherent, effective commercial proposals with global target customers, ensuring both near-term business growth and longer-term opportunity maximisation to ensure sales forecasts and target revenues are achieved;
  • Preparing, negotiating and closing complex value proposition deals within target sector markets and providing accurate data in relation to sector penetration and growth impact;
  • Ensuring that Green Bioactives can measure performance against relevant global sustainability goals and targets;
  • Preparation and reporting on operational sales forecasts and delivering on-target revenues;
  • Securing and negotiating relationships and contractual agreements with new and existing customers;
  • Supporting the executive team in seeking out, identifying and securing sources of development stage funding;
  • Working with legal counsel in relation to managing IP, competitive intelligence, licensing and accompanying legal activities.
  • Minimum degree qualified within a relevant life sciences discipline, ideally possessing an MBA, you will have a wealth of experience as a senior Business Development professional with responsibility for undertaking, leading and managing customer acquisition and business growth in strategic business role within a dynamic start-up or blue-chip life-sciences organisation, previous experience within a biomanufacturing environment would be a distinct advantage.

    You will be able to demonstrate a proven ability to undertake, lead and manage effective and targeted business and sales growth with a clear demonstration of success in developing and negotiating highly profitable commercial proposals with a comprehensive network of target customers in one or more of Green Bioactives’ biomanufacturing platform’s key fields of commercial application.

    An energetic and highly professional “self-starter”, you will have an inherent ability to rapidly adapt to meet the demands of working within a small, dynamic multi-functional team. Possessing first class commercial acumen, your well-honed communication, negotiation and presentation skills will have ensured successful revenue generation across multiple sectors and technologies.

    In conjunction with affording the opportunity to lead business development and associated growth within a highly innovative organisation, you will be rewarded with an industry leading remuneration package and be afforded a genuine opportunity to play a key role within a dynamic team developing unique, highly innovative products to solve global plant sustainability and yield challenges.

    Eden Scott is working as recruitment partner with Green Bioactives and any direct or referral applications will be forwarded to them for inclusion in the recruitment campaign – any candidate submissions from alternative sources will not be considered.

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