Business Developer Manager (M/F/Div) - Remote Position

Req ID #:  177731

Kaarst, DE, 41564

For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

We are currently looking for an Account Manager to join the DACH team focusing on North - East Germany. Whilst field based, you will ideally be based near Berlin. This is a remote position; working for an internationally renowned business, you will be joining a sales team -composed of 8 persons-  who has consistently achieved on their targets working collaboratively as a team with a focus on maintaining and strengthening existing client relationships as well as developing new business from the innovative brand portfolio. Directly reporting to our Regional Manager,  will be benefiting from our internal training, you will be joining a Great Place to Work!

Key Responsibilities

•    Managing existing client relationships, guiding and advising on services and pitching new products/services to them
•    New business within the territory 
•    Engage key decision makers and follow up prospects through phone and email
•    Develop and maintain excellent relationships with clients


•    Educated to degree level in a science, business or marketing related field
•    Previous experience in a sales role within a R&D, clinical or a CRO environment is advantageous
•    A mix of inbound and outbound calling is essential
•    Microbiology knowledge/experience
•    Excellent communication skills
•    Fluent German and English speaker

About Microbial Solutions
Our Microbial Solutions business group has a comprehensive portfolio of endotoxin testing, microbial detection and microbial identification products and services is unlike any other, and has been purposefully designed to meet the complex and ever-changing needs of the industry. We help clients to ensure product safety and quality with easy-to-use yet robust testing solutions that satisfy regulatory requirements, support critical decision making and improve operational efficiencies.


About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.


With over 17,000 employees within 90 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2019, revenue increased to $2.62 billion.


At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.



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