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$60,000 - $85,000
La Jolla, CA
October 13th 2021
Minimum Degree:
Master of Science
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Location:  La Jolla, California (Southern California)

Title:  Scientific Account Manager, Drug Development Services

Product or Service:  

Compensation 75,000 Base with 15,000 in commission at plan 

Full Benefits


Drug Development Account Manager 

A preclinical Contract Research Organization located in San Diego, California, is seeking a candidate for an Account Manager representing a department that provides preclinical safety, efficacy,  and PK testing services to pharmaceutical and medical device companies to support research and  development. Account Managers (AMs) are key members of the Sales and  Operations Team and function as liaisons between sponsors, internal research scientists, and business  development team members. AMs use their knowledge of preclinical drug/device testing to design and  manage studies for a wide range of sponsor requests ranging from lead optimization through regulatory  submissions. 

We are looking for a Subject Matter Expert with an interest in a client facing role to bring together the business development team, the scientific team, and the client.

Primary responsibilities:  

∙ Designing studies that meet client sponsors’ needs in a scientifically sound and cost-effective manner 

∙ Providing scientific consultative support for preclinical testing services, primarily in vivo PK,  toxicology, and bioanalytical. 

∙ Fostering account diversification and expansion in association with sales and marketing 

∙ Remaining current on global regulatory requirements and industry trends related to drug and  device development 

Other important functions include:  

∙ Managing client expectations with timely and relevant communications 

∙ Participating in project management 

∙ Coordinating internal research projects to optimize service offerings 

∙ Interacting with different teams on a daily basis including scientists, upper management, vendors,  legal, and accounting 

∙ Maintaining accurate records in multiple internal databases 

Candidate Requirements

∙ Scientific background is a must. Working knowledge of pre-clinical in vivo research (PKToxicology, and/or bioanalysis (LC/MS-MS) is highly desirable. 

∙ Bachelor’s Degree in biology, life sciences, pharmacology, or chemistry. Master’s Degree or Ph.D. preferred.  

∙ 3-5 years relevant industry experience depending on education level 

∙ Prior experience in a preclinical CRO is highly desirable 

∙ Self-motivated individual with the ability to perform tasks independently with minimal  supervision 

- This is an in-office role.


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