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Director, Clinical Pharmacology Solutions

Durham, NC
  • Expired: November 30, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

CATO SMS and Pharm-Olam, LLC have merged to form Allucent!

Allucent is a full-service contract research and development organization with international resources dedicated to helping pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies efficiently and expeditiously navigate the regulatory approval process in order to bring new drugs, biologics, and medical devices to the people who need them. Allucent is a non-laboratory environment. At Allucent, our mission is to help bring new therapies to light. When you work at Allucent, that means rolling up your sleeves and applying your scientific knowledge, clinical expertise, and experience to partnerships with our clients in small and mid-sized biotech companies.

These customers have new therapeutic ideas but want a partner who can assist with the clinical trial process, the complexities of certain disease states, or other critical capacities. You’ll work with them on the newest treatment breakthroughs for some of the most perplexing conditions. And ultimately, you’ll help make a positive difference in patients’ lives.


The Director, Clinical Pharmacology Solutions (DCPS) is responsible for managing and leading the clinical pharmacology sales team. The DCPS ensures planning, preparation and execution of activities related to clinical pharmacology business development in accordance with the standard operating procedures, regulatory guidelines, executed client contracts and the clients’ expectations.

The DCPS is a member of the overall Business Development Leadership team, supervises the sales support personnel dedicated to delivering business development and account management for the clinical pharmacology, modeling and simulations (CPMS) business, and reports directly to the Chief Revenue Officer.


CPMS Business Development Planning, Management and Strategy

+ Identify, develop, and implement the business strategy for CPMS business development

+ Develop and agree upon strategy to reach annual sales, profit, and operational targets for CPMS business development

+ Evaluate and direct the organization's business development activities to achieve targets for CPMS

+ Support and develop operating procedures / business processes

+ Preside as needed over management team meetings

+ Maintain and develop organizational culture, values, and reputation

+ Report to applicable stakeholders on business strategy planning, results, and performance for clinical pharmacology business development

+ Provide guidance and insights of client needs, wishes and expectations to appropriate leadership, proposals, Legal teams to ensure winning proposal/bid strategies

+ Support preparation of proposals

+ Support contract negotiations and closing of sales

+ Act as the organization's representative in its dealings with the outside world

Management, Learning & Development

+ Manage direct reporting staff including hiring, training, refining, developing, and actively monitoring and managing the performance of the CPMS sales team

+ Actively contribute to staff learning & development within the company

+ Provide training and technical expertise to the broader CATO SMS business development team in the areas of clinical pharmacology, modeling, and simulation

+ Attend approved local and national marketing activities, conferences/expositions, customer meetings, and other functions that facilitate business development and attain sales goals

+ Communicate with clinical, scientific, and regulatory staff to ensure effective and efficient flow of sponsor requirements regarding studies or programs and ensure accurate and timely communication with sponsors on their programs.

+ Obtain sufficient technical knowledge to enable business development staff to accurately represent internal operations to sponsors

Quality Management

+ Review, evaluate and approve clinical pharmacology business development processes and procedures within the Quality Management System

Account Management, Sales & Acquisition

+ Monitor and assure client satisfaction on existing CMPS-related projects with related activities

+ Identify key accounts and maintain strong long-lasting relationships to win new and repeat business

+ Maintain day-to-day sales administration activities in a detailed and timely manner in our Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system Salesforce

+ Plan and organize personal and team sales activities to achieve company-established sales goals.

+ Draft and follow through until project related documents are executed. This includes CDAs, MSAs, proposals or RFPs, project quotes, contracts, and invoices

+ Demonstrate a strong work ethic and represent CATO SMS with high integrity, ethics, honesty, loyalty, and professionalism at all times

+ Maintain high professional standards in the communication with clients to build and maintain a good CATO SMS reputation



+ Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in life sciences or business

+ Minimum 5-7 years of demonstrated, successful sales experience in the pharmaceutical and/or biotech industries

+ Good knowledge of GxP

+ Understanding of GDPR/HIPAA and applicable (local) regulatory requirements

+ Ability to identify client needs and new business opportunities

+ Strong communication and networking capabilities

+ Ability to translate guidelines, rules and regulations in clear and usable recommendations

+ Broad knowledge of clinical pharmacology, modeling and simulation, and their roles in drug development

+ Ability to simplify complex issues into understandable concepts


+ Strong written and verbal communication skills including good command of English language

+ Ability to work in a fast-paced challenging environment of a growing company

+ Administrative proficiency

+ Proficiency with various computer applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required

+ Strong leadership skills

+ Effective at problem solving, strategic thinking and conflict resolution

+ Strong presentation and networking capabilities

+ Excellent organizational, negotiating, and financial skills


+ Comprehensive benefits package

+ Competitive salaries per location

+ Departmental Study/Training Budget for furthering professional development

+ Flexible Working hours (within reason)

+ Opportunity for fully remote working or Hybrid Working Model

+ Leadership and mentoring opportunities

+ Internal growth opportunities and career progression

+ More task variety

+ Financially rewarding internal employee referral program

+ Access to online soft-skills and technical training via GoodHabitz and internal platforms

To all recruitment agencies: Allucent does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our careers alias or other Allucent employees. Allucent is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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Durham, NC
27722 USA



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