Job Description and Tasks
PUXANO is looking for a motivated Director Business Development and Sales to further mature the PUXANO business and sales engine. Being part of a young company, you will have an important role in the further growth of PUXANO from start-up to scale-up. Key activities include:
- finding new business opportunities whereby PUXANO platform technologies can be deployed as service packages for structure-based protein research (e.g. gene to structure services, LNP QC, epitope mapping, protein interaction studies)
- developing partnerships with pharmaceutical, biotechnology or other protein-based companies related to protein engineering (vaccine development, protein therapeutics, protein-based crop protection products)
- setting up a sales pipeline for the PXN cryo-EM Grids and the PUXANO procondor platform products.
- building a sales engineering team for the EU, UK, US and Asia market.
Requirements and Competencies
The candidate must
- have a solid understanding of protein biochemistry, structural biology or protein engineering obtained through a scientific degree in Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biomedicine, Physics or other academic training related to life sciences (minimum master degree, preferentially PhD).
- have >2 years of experience in business development and/or sales.
- be proficient in English (oral and written).
The candidate should
- think critically and creatively while solving problems ad hoc.
- have management and leadership skills.
- be a team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills.
- have a well-organized yet lean approach to administrative tasks.
In return we offer:
- a competitive salary plus bonuses
- options for additional compensations (meals vouchers, commute, phone)
- a challenging start-up environment with exciting career experiences and growth opportunities
- a meritocratic environment where any profile will be given the chance to balance, grow, excel and pursue professional and personal goals (intellectual, sports, business)
- flexibility in working hours and location
PUXANO is a dynamic start-up company which aims to accelerate structure-based protein research, from sequence to structure. By combining and integrating biotechnology, nanotechnology and data science, PUXANO develops proprietary technology platforms to accelerate structure-based protein research at every step in the workflow, from sequence to structure. Our platforms overcome bottlenecks present in the standard structural biology pipeline such as protein sequence analysis, construct design, expression, purification, quality control and high-resolution structure determination. For more information or applications, please email us at careers@PUXANO.com