• Catalent
  • Gardena , CA
  • Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations
  • Full-Time
  • 1252 W Redondo Beach Blvd


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Job Description

Position Overview:

Catalent hires people with a passion to make a difference to the health of millions of people globally. Your expertise, coupled with Catalent's advanced technologies and collaboration with thousands of innovative pharmaceutical, biotech and healthcare companies, will help bring life-enhancing products to the people you know and love. Your talents, ideas and passion are essential to our mission; to develop, manufacture and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives. Interested in learning more about life at Catalent?

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Account Executive, Business Development - Rx and OTC Pharmaceutical Softgel

Catalent Pharma Solutions is recruiting for an Account Executive, Rx and OTC Pharmaceutical Softgel. This position will be field-based and will be responsible for covering either a specific geography (San Francisco, CA) and/or a portfolio of accounts.

Position Summary

The Business Development department is responsible for identifying, negotiating, and securing new development and commercial supply Softgel business for Rx and OTC pharmaceutical products with new and existing customers, and for managing Softgel business relationships with current Softgel customers.

The Account Executive will report to the Vice President, Business Development, Pharmaceutical Softgel - North America.

Territory: Northern CA, and the Pacific NW (US)

In concert with Catalent's Patient First philosophy, this position is key in our efforts toward continuous improvement of our processes & information which will allow quality drug products to reach patients safely and efficiently.

The Role (daily responsibilities)

  • Identify, qualify, and pursue Softgel business opportunities within assigned portfolio of accounts (current customers and prospects).
  • Identifies key account decision makers and influencers.
  • Prepares well for calls/visits, anticipating and addressing barriers; Documents and validates customer needs prior to presenting solutions.
  • In cooperation with R&D and Contract Management, prepare and present to customers quotations for Softgel development work.
  • Cooperate with management, the legal department and finance in the preparation and negotiation of Softgel development agreements and Softgel commercial supply agreements.
  • Manage the Softgel business relationships with assigned customers. Responsibilities include pricing, contract extensions/amendments, forecasting, periodic business review meetings, and other customer service related issues.
  • Cross-sell other Catalent service offerings to Softgel customers; Defines alternative solutions of equal attractiveness to Catalent Pharma
  • Represent the Softgel service offering to select Catalent Global Account Teams.
  • Participate in internal sales training efforts, internal process teams, trade show exhibits, and professional associations relevant to softgels and other Catalent service offerings.
  • Research and maintain up-to-date information on the R&D programs of existing and potential Softgel customers.
  • Present information about Catalent's Softgel Service offering knowledgeably and effectively reflecting the organization's capability to support development and commercialization of Rx Softgel programs.
  • Conducts discussions (internally and with customers) and analysis to identify opportunities for innovation.
  • Evaluate overall sales results and trends for assigned portfolio of softgel accounts.

The Candidate (requirements)

  • BS/BA degree is required in a scientific discipline related to pharmaceuticals/biopharmaceuticals; Advanced scientific degree and/or an MBA degree are preferred.
  • A minimum of 3 years of pharmaceutical contract service sales experience is required.
  • Proven track record with new account penetration is required; Proven ability to organize and plan work, manage travel, and balance multiple priorities effectively is required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills are required.
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of cross-functional teams is required; Ability to interact effectively with scientists and technical staff from customers and within the Catalent organization are required.
  • Must be willing and able to travel up to 80% to visit clients as well as meet with clients in Catalent's manufacturing facilities in St. Petersburg, FL (and other international locations as needed).

Catalent's standard leadership competencies that are used to interview and for Performance & Development:

  • Leads with Integrity and Respect
  • Delivers Results
  • Demonstrates Business Acumen
  • Fosters Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Champions Change
  • Engages and Inspires
  • Coaches and Develops

Position Benefits

  • Diverse, inclusive culture
  • Competitive salary
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match; ESPP
  • Educational assistance/reimbursement
  • 19 days' Paid time off
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Employee discount programs
  • Robust Employee Referral Program

Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career! Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference.

Catalent. More products. Better treatments. Reliably supplied.

C atalent is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability. This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be processed by a U.S. Catalent employee and then routed to a local recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.

Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives: Catalent Pharma Solutions (Catalent) is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. Resumes submitted to any Catalent employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Catalent. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.




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