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Director of Sales - Pharmaceutical Delivery Systems

Req ID: J2247919

  • Location
    Bray, Ireland
  • Category Sales Group
  • Posted Thursday, August 27, 2020
  • Type Regular Full time

Job Description


Responsible for generating sales from new customers or existing customers within the organization. Responsible for ensuring customer trust and satisfaction. Maintains contact with the customer at a high, executive level focusing on the strategic nature of the relationship. Works with Sr. management in developing target customers and landing the customer. Typically, the sales are more consultative than transactional in which the purchase decision is complex and long, value is the key, and focus is on the solution.


Business Strategy and Direction:
·         Define, develop and implement a sales strategy, which contributes to the corporate sales strategic direction.
·         Develop trust with customer or potential customer.
·         Understand the Jabil selling process: Prospecting; Preapproach-planning the sale; Approach; Need Assessment; Presentation; Meeting Objections; Gaining commitment; and Follow-up.
·         Qualify new potential customers with guidance from Sr. Management, Sector VP’s, and Business Development.
·         Responsible for customer satisfaction and good client relationships.
·         Develop an understanding of the workcell and business unit strategies as it pertains to sales.
·         Work closely with Business Development, Operations, and legal groups for quote and contract development.
·         Knowledge of SalesForce and its use to target new customers.
·         Provide regular updates to VP of sales and marketing team on the execution of the strategy.

Forecast Development and Accuracy:
·         Prepare timely forecasts for the sales department.
·         Provide expense budgets when required.
·         Compare forward forecast results to historical actual results for trend assessment and analysis.

Technical Responsibilities:
·         Create customer /product penetration strategies and the deployment of such for new accounts.
·         Interpret and communicate customer requirements to enable development of services and operational capabilities to support new customers and business opportunities.
·         Develop RFQ analysis and present formal presentation to customer; ensure key financial measures are achieved within each quote, including profitability and RONA targets.
·         Promote Jabil’s capabilities, footprint and services to new customers.
·         Lead commercial negotiations with new customers.
·         May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


·         Ability to read, analyze, interpret and communicate regarding common scientific and/or technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.
·         Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
·         Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
·         Advanced PC skills, including training and knowledge of Jabil’s software packages.
·         Ability to tailor advanced quality tools training to all levels of the organization. Multilingual preferred.
·         Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
·         Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
·         Strong knowledge of global and regional logistics operations and industry.
·         Strong proficiency in determining logistics requirements to enable company’s business goals and objectives with ability to devise and implement strategy to achieve targets.
·         Strong financial and analytical ability. Proficiency in managing business analytics to determine optimum company footprint.
·         Strong knowledge of international direct and indirect taxes as well as global customs regimes.
·         Proven track record of successful change management accomplishments, implementing and management of continuous productivity and cost reduction programs.
·         Strong and convincing communication skills.
·         Proficiency in use of personal computers, Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) and e-mail skills required.


Bachelor's Degree in Business or related area; MBA preferred; 3-5 years Jabil experience preferred or a combination of education, experience and/or training. Prior contract manufacturing sales experience highly preferred.

5 years in a senior sales management role in the pharmaceutical delivery device industry.

Strong understanding of the drug development process and timelines including the clinical trial process.

Ideally, has knowledge of the manufacturing process of pharmaceutical delivery devices including tooling and automation.

Accessibility Accommodation

If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access site as a result of your disability. You can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an e-mail to or by calling 1.727.803.7515 with the nature of your request and contact information. Please do not direct any other general employment related questions to this e-mail or phone number. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address and/or phone number.

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