Senior Business Development Manager

Central · Norwich, Norfolk
Department Central
Employment Type Full-Time

About Tropic Biosciences


Based in Norwich (UK) and with a team of over 80 professionals, Tropic Biosciences is one of the world’s leading agricultural gene-editing companies. Our team is dedicated to the development and commercialization of high-performing varieties of tropical crops to provide significant benefits to growers, processors and consumers globally.


Tropic’s vision is to become a dominant seed business with significant ownership of its products from the laboratory to the field, while maintaining constructive relationships with growers and consumers based on transparency and trust.


What we are looking for


Reporting to and working closely with the CEO as well as the R&D teams at Tropic, we are seeking an energetic Business Development Manager who will build key customer relationships, identify business opportunities, negotiate and close business deals and maintain extensive knowledge of current market conditions.


As a business development manager, you will identify new business opportunities in order to generate revenue and help the business grow. As an eager, self-motivated and hungry sales professional, you will be responsible for managing and maintaining close relationships with a number of key clients globally ranging from government departments, farmers, supermarket chains etc. as well as targeting new prospects.   


Key Responsibilities/ Tasks:

  • Ideally, you will have a minimum of 3-5 years of relevant business development or strategy experience in the sector.
  • Ability to work alongside internal research teams to align with Tropic Biosciences‘ products with the industry needs.
  • Develop robust business models to support the effective commercialization of advanced biotechnology products in traditional agricultural industries.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to easily form productive relationships.
  • Highly motivated, independent and target driven.
  • Varied travel schedule, estimated at 20-40% of time.

Additional information:

  • Job Location – UK, with physical presence in either the Norwich office, Cambridge or London.
  • Time Requirement - Full time position.
  • Compensation – We offer a competitive compensation package (Incl. Stock Options) to successful candidates.


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