Director Consulting Services - Life Sciences
Preston, UK
1d ago

Director Consulting Services - Life Sciences

Position Description

Are you a driver of change with the talent to inspire clients and colleagues?

As a leader and Director at CGI, you’ll help shape the UK’s digital revolution and take responsibility for some of the world’s most ambitious transformation projects.

CGI is a growing company and we are searching for an experienced and enthusiastic Business Development Director for the Life Sciences sectors, focussed on Business Growth.

Reporting to the Sector lead for the London Metro, this is a key strategic role, with the primary goal of driving business growth and executing on CGI’s future vision and go-to-market strategy for this dynamic sector.

We are a Top 100 employer, so when you start your CGI story, not only will you be improving people’s lives, but you can be sure we’ll do the same for you.

And, the even better news? Our collaborative teams will keep you inspired and will support you to do what you do best, but better.

Bring your talent to CGI and help us deliver the future, now.

Your future duties and responsibilities

The primary goal of this role is to bring CGI’s end-to-end offering to new clients in Life Sciences sectors. You will take responsibility for seeking out and identifying new opportunities, building pipeline and delivering against a sales target with quality, profitable and sustainable wins.

Establishing and nurturing of strong client relationships is key as you work to understand the clients’ business, the markets they operate in, and challenges they face and to be able to respond effectively with a plan of how to meet these.

You will lead the shaping and developing of the CGI offering, steering the pursuit team to ensure that we secure the deal and that it contributes to our profitable growth.

With a passion for innovation and creativity you will also contribute to and provide leadership of CGI’s go-to-market strategy, providing insight to the business on market trends affecting client.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

Successful candidates will be highly driven and creative individuals, able to identify and work with a range of customers, understand their needs, and develop business and technical solutions with them.

You will have a proven record of accomplishment in generating new business (new client, new offering or new business area) in the Life Sciences sector.

You will have demonstrable experience of selling a range of IT services including consultancy, major systems integration solutions, IP and managed services and we require you to have knowledge and experience within the Life Sciences sector including current challenges and selling environments.

You will have strong business acumen, strong collaboration, and leadership and stakeholder management skills and you must be a self-starter, who can lead deals and manage matrix teams.


Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership.

All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

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No unsolicited agency referrals please.

CGI is an equal opportunity employer.

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