Business Development & Portfolio Manager - London

City of London
£40000 - £50000 per annum
07 Mar 2013
04 Apr 2013
Sarra Gwilym
Contract Type
Full Time

Business Development / Portfolio Development Manager,West London- Up to £50K

We are now working with a leading Generics company in the London area, with recent promotion within the business they are now looking for a Business & Portfolio Development Manager to focus on the management, reporting and delivery of strategic business development projects from product selection to launch and to manage the Pharma pipeline activities efficiently among cross functional departments globally. In addition this role will include a commercial aspect which requires commercial liaison and negotiation with group/third party manufacturers as well as local customers.


  • UK/EU molecules commercial market assessment, co-ordination and recommendation planning of EU CTD Dossier filing investments
  • Tracking of EU dossier filling progress for represented markets and reporting to Country Head
  • Primary & Secondary data analysis to provide up to date market (pricing, sizing, competitor, IP) information on pipeline generics portfolio
  • Leading successful implementation & launch of selected generic molecules, project managing launch oversight from national license approval through to launch orders, artwork update, production, finished product dispatch & QC/QP release.
  • Liaising closely with internal/external departments for any prospective molecule and formalizing market strategy with wider BD teams.
  • Leading the project management of technical FP/API site transfer activity both commercially and technically. Commercially this involves analysing & sharing product commercial data for cost/volume expectations with third party contract manufacturers.
  • Evaluating project budget expectations & providing justified recommendations for commercial viability.
  • Technically - close liaison with regulatory/QA teams and third party manufacturer contacts to ensure audit compliance & efficient license update while resolving any arising issues to gain timely progress of projects through to site validation.
  • Exchanging CDA's and commercial terms to formalise commercial agreements with third party manufacturers. Ensuring all risks and clauses are duly approved by directors/global legal team.
  • Assist supply chain manager with collating customer rolling forecasts and BD team product requirements on monthly basis. Ensuring accuracy to avoid out of stock or over stock scenario


  • Must have minimum 2 to 3 years of Generic Pharma experience in similar role
  • Science graduate desirable
  • Fluent in verbal and written English is mandatory
  • Proficient in analysing various data sources (IMS Health, NHS PCA, Wave Data, Rama XL) to provide meaningful information
  • Sound knowledge of UK/EU Regulatory and Compliance requirements
  • Experience in project managing/co-ordinating technical site transfer activity
  • Knowledge of contract manufacturing commercial terms and co-ordinating finalization of commercial agreements.


For further information please contact Sarra Gwilym on 0207 758 7311 or forward your CV following the details below.

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