The Economist Group (TEG) is a leading source of insight and analysis on the intersection of international markets, policy, technology and society. Within the, Economist Impact acts as a thought leader and think-tank on the mega-themes influencing the future environment, bringing together our unique set of policy consulting, marketing services and amplification capabilities. Leveraging our global media reach and world-renowned research expertise, this division of 200+ around the globe works with an array of clients across sectors to support major strategic initiatives, targeted stakeholder engagement and communications efforts.
As part of Economist Impact, our Global Health practice offers independent, specialised evidence synthesis, policy assessment and strategic analyses for organisations across the healthcare ecosystem. With an extensive history of analysing the intersection of healthcare and local markets, this practice drives effective decisions and impactful external engagement for leading industry players, governments and NGOs. Through the combined strengths of an interdisciplinary team of health experts and TEG convening power, our work helps influence key trends in health and wellbeing.
Currently we are seeking a highly motivated and talented Business Development Manager, Pharma to join our dynamic and mission driven health practice. Reporting to the VP of Client Partnerships, this role is instrumental in supporting the continual growth of the practice with key accounts and new pharma clientele. This person will be an integral part of the global team selling a range of policy, research and marketing solutions that support client strategies and foster the movement towards value in future health systems. The role will also serve as an adviser to our clients and internal teams in the creation of strategic programmes.
The ideal candidate will have both experience and a genuine interest in the health sector, with the ability to understand the dynamics and strategies of pharmaceutical firms. The person will have strong consultative skills, identifying customer needs, crafting effective proposals in conjunction with the practice team and presenting TEG’s proven ability to deliver impactful solutions. This also entails demonstrating success in building an organic pipeline through new project development, client issued RFPs and strategic partnerships. Lastly, the successful candidate will also be able to navigate complex pharma structures, driving relationships as the practice’s commercial lead for many of the East Coast based key Healthcare accounts and prospecting opportunities with new organizations across the region.
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