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Business Development Manager, Galway



Galway, Ireland 

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Job Reference:

BPD 005-20

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Job Description:

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full-time fixed term position as a Marketing Research Associate with BioProbe Diagnostics Ltd., Unit 204, Business Innovation Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway. This is initially a 12-month position with a possible contract extension.
BioProbe Diagnostics (BPD) is a spin out company from NUI Galway (NUIG) established in 2017. It has been established to commercialise novel Nucleic Acid Diagnostics (NAD) proprietary technologies for the detection and identification of microbial contaminants associated with the environmental and industrial sectors. BPD is currently working on the validation of the companies’ initial NAD product, namely Bio-Lp-1, which will add novel capability to Legionella testing.
Job Purpose:
Bio-LP-1 is a novel rapid test which has the capacity to transform the environmental global testing landscape for the human pathogen Legionella. The successful candidate will be responsible for business development and commercialisation of platform technologies associated with BioProbe Diagnostics.
Duties include:
  • Lead the development of BPD’s business strategy
  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with current and potential partner organisations and customers
  • Ensure appropriate legal and business contracts are in place with supplier, contract manufacturers and distributors
  • Promote sales of BPD’s initial product Bio-Lp-1
  • Ensure key hires are trained and in place to manage BPD’s sales strategy
  • Establish after-sales supports services
  • Liaise with external marketing, sales and distribution partners to ensure optimal sales performance
  • Contribute to research to identify new and unexplored future market opportunities

Job Requirements:

Qualifications/ Essential Criteria
  • Demonstrable experience leading project from start-up to completion
  • Bachelor’s degree in communication, sales & marketing or a relevant discipline required
  • Excellent analytical, conceptual, verbal and written communication skills are necessary
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is essential
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task; ability to work efficiently and independently in a fast-paced environment required
  • Strong interpersonal and troubleshooting skills essential
  • Advanced ability to use all Microsoft Office and other Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Teams, Outlook, SharePoint, CRM, etc.)
Desirable Criteria
  • An MBA in Business would be advantageous
  • An interest in the life science, diagnostics and medtech industries
  • Adaptability and an ability to learn quickly and apply new knowledge
  • Previous experience in a start-up business development role
To apply for this job please send one file containing a cover letter and CV to info@bioprobedx.com with job reference number in email subject line

Salary Benefits:

We will offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience.

Employment Type:

Full time
Company Info
BioProbe Diagnostics Ltd
Unit 204 Business Innovation Centre, NUI Galway
Galway, Galway, Ireland
Web Site: https://bioprobedx.com/
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