Manager, Business Development- Medical Communications

Who we are:

CACTUS provides scientific writing services to the Top 10 global pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies. The team comprises writers with advanced degrees in medicine or the life sciences.


CACTUS is recognized for its expertise in providing publications and med comm services to global client teams from the US, UK, Germany, and Japan, among other geographies. CACTUS acts as a trusted advisor and works as an extension of its client teams by not only delivering high-quality work consistently but also providing strategic guidance for their medical communications needs. Click on the link to watch a short video of what makes us Global Publication Experts:


CACTUS is a performance-driven company that offers excellent professional and personal growth opportunities to it employees. People with an international work experience will feel at home with the work culture at CACTUS.  The work environment is very employee-friendly, and CACTUS was placed 1st among mid-sized Indian companies in the 2017 Great Places to Work survey:  



Role description:

The role of the business development manager will involve:

  • Acquiring new clients and ensuring organic growth of existing client accounts
  • Liaising with various contacts including sales and medical writing teams in client organizations, and client servicing, delivery and marketing teams within the organization
  • Generating proposals and RFIs for client bidding
  • Attending client meetings and related industry events in the region
  • Coordinating with client servicing and delivery teams to ensure that all projects are completed on schedule and within budget
  • Ensuring adherence to industry guidelines
  • Work closely with the global sales team in the US


Interested candidates must have

  • Previous experience working in a business development/relationship building role within the Medical Communications or Publications industry
  •  A degree in life sciences/business management
  • Strong persuasion and negotiation skills
  • Understanding of the various types of communication services and audiences and the pharma industry
  • Excellent written and oral communication, negotiation, presentation and networking skills
  • Willingness to travel extensively as needed – US/EU/APAC
  • Fluency in multiple international languages would be an added advantage

Job location: 
Andheri, East

Application process

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Cactus Communications Pvt. Ltd.
510 Shalimar Morya Park Off Link Road, Andheri (W)
Mumbai 400-053, India
Phone: +91–22–67148888 Fax: +91–22–67148889
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