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Date:  Mar 25, 2024
Location:  Home Office
Company:  Wacker BioTech US Inc.
Do you want to take responsibility and make a difference with your work? With your expertise, we can achieve great goals together. We are WACKER - Reliable. Determined. Ambitious. As one of the world's most research-intensive chemical companies, we've been making countless products that are an integral part of your everyday life possible for over 100 years. From vegan food to resource-efficient buildings to solar cells, we develop sustainable solutions that change the future.
To strengthen our team in Home Office,
we are looking for you as a(n) Business Development Manager (BioPharma).


We are seeking a Business Development Manager to join our growing team and support the growth in the advanced therapies space. This position will be responsible for working together with the Business Development team in North America with a focus on plasmid DNA, mRNA recombinant proteins, and related manufacturing services. This position will greatly increase our prospective activities on the US East Coast and contribute to sales and marketing activities to meet Wacker Biotech’s revenue and growth targets. The successful candidate will help sharpen and further refine the marketing strategy and engage the biotechnology industry to identify new leads.


Job Responsibilities

  • Identify new Leads in the pDNA, mRNA and proteins manufacturing space, establish communication, explore their needs, build strong relationships, and successfully win the opportunity. Participate in the relevant conferences and present WACKER Biotech’s capabilities.
  • Develop a strong relationship with the lead’s relevant contact person, organize visits to the lead’s facilities or to our facilities, showcasing our capabilities and identifying the leads service requirements. Ensure the timely preparation of proposals for our CDMO services and efficient conclusion of manufacturing service agreements
  • Establish a continuous market monitoring, identify trends and liaise with Operations to develop new solutions


Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology or similar relevant education. Preferably Masters degree.
  • 4+ year relevant industry sales/business development experience
  • 2+ years of experience in the field of plasmid DNA, mRNA, proteins manufacturing services or cell and gene therapy at a commercial CDMO
  • Experience in business development and negotiating service contracts.
  • Track record of successful deals in the relevant CDMO industry.
  • Related experience with Biopharma cGMP manufacturing processes.
  • Ability to approach new customers and values building long term customer relations.
  • Excellent verbal / written communication and technical presentation skills.
  • Ability to build relationships with internal employees to coordinate successful business development objectives
  • Demonstrated ability to execute customer proposals independently, gather competitive information and supports the BD strategy.
  • Track record of establishing relationships and creating a partnerships with employees across the organization, both on a regional and international level.
  • Ability to air travel, attend Biotech conferences and give presentations (+40% travel)
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Enjoys working in a growing and dynamic biotech atmosphere and being part of an international setting 


This position will sit on the East coast or ideally close to Boston's biotech hub. 

What do we offer?
WACKER is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability. We are innovators, researchers, and pioneers and we believe that our individual differences are our collective strength. We foster an inclusive environment that promotes individuality, celebrates diversity, and builds cohesive teams. Together, we create exceptional value for our employees, our customers, and our communities by creating a culture of inclusion and equity that enables, empowers, and values our diverse contributions. 
WACKER strives to reward its employees in a fair and equitable manner. Our Total Rewards Package considers employee wellbeing and is comprised of compensation, benefits, work-life balance, performance & recognition, and career development.
  • Compensation and Incentive plans
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance effective day 1
  • Paid Time Off in addition to personal days and holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • Wellbeing fund
  • Flexible hybrid work arrangements
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Career development and advancement opportunities
  • Support for Community Involvement
We are looking forward to your online application at
Reference Code: 25812 
The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job.
A minimum requirement for this US-based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent unrestricted basis.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position, including for any type of US permanent residency (e.g., for a green card).
WACKER is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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