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Global Commercial Director - Pharmaceutical (Cell & Gene)

Sector Location Job type Salary
From 200k CHF Base + Bonus + Benefits
Date added
28 June, 2022

Job Description

My client, in the pharmaceutical sector, is looking for a Global Commercial Director – Pharmaceutical (Cell & Gene) to join its central Commercial team in Basel.


You will act as the global account manager across the cell & gene portfolios, responsible for managing commercial strategy, account sales and customer service.


Global Commercial Director – Pharmaceutical (Cell & Gene) 


We are looking for candidates with a good foundation within the pharmaceutical sector, ideally having some academic foundation within life sciences or a related discipline.


It is important that you have an understanding of global pharmaceuticals market, particularly within biologics and ideally cell & gene therapies.


It is essential that you can understand both the company’s offering across these portfolios and how this compares to customer demand and competitor offering.


You will be an expert in the cell & gene market, with the ability to set and execute the commercial strategies globally across biologics and cell & gene therapies.


We are looking for high calibre candidates with the following skillset:

  • Ideally 10+ years’ experience within a Direct Sales or Commercial Strategy role within biologics, with recent experience in cell & gene therapies
  • Technical understanding of development, commercialisation and manufacturing processes
  • Market and portfolio knowledge with existing networks and active learning within cell & gene therapies
  • Ideally a minimum of a degree within Life Science/Bio-Chemistry, Pharmacology or related discipline
  • Motivated and driven to achieve sales targets
  • Good level of PC literacy, able to organise, plan and innovate
  • Fluent English


If you are interested in applying for this Global Commercial Director – Pharmaceutical (Cell & Gene)  role, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send your CV to  for a confidential conversation please call Charlotte in our Zug office on +41 41 588 1874