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Senior Business Development Manager, Oligonucleotides

Bachem is a leading, innovation-driven company specializing in the development and manufacture of peptides and oligonucleotides. With over 50 years of experience and expertise Bachem provides products for research, clinical development and commercial application to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies worldwide and offers a comprehensive range of services. Bachem operates internationally with headquarters in Switzerland and locations in Europe, the US and Asia. The company is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange. For further information, see

We are looking for a dynamic Senior Business Development Manager, Oligonucleotides

f/m 100% - A team player who supports Bachem in uncovering new manufacturing opportunities for oligonucleotide-based APIs while building lasting relationships within Biotech and Pharma community.


Your Tasks

  •  Growing Bachem’s pipline of oligo-based NCE prospects and projects
  • Building long-term business relationship with existing and new customers
  • Proactively seeking business meetings with prospective clients
  • Driving engagement and promoting Bachem’s Oligonucleotide offerings by participating in conferences, exhibitions, and symposia
  • Working with technical teams to evaluate and assess new projects
  • Developing and writing proposals for Oligonucleotide NCE projects
  • Ensuring appropriate customer interaction
  • Working with internal departments to optimize customer experience and quality of service
  • Initiating, evaluating, participating, and concluding the negotiation of contracts
  • Documenting all aspects of the customer relationship using established platforms and processes



Your Profile

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Life Science
  • Multi-year experience in the field of Oligonucleotide CMC/API
  • Enthusiastic individual with excellent negotiating skills, combined with a pragmatic and solution-oriented approach
  • Strong communications and listening skills: ability to handle objections as well as to take feedback and coaching
  • Willing to travel up to 30%
  • Fluent in English and German, other languages a plus
  • Proficient with standard IT tools (Microsoft Office, etc.), ERP and CRM experience a plus



We offer a fascinating and challenging function in a dynamic environment, which guarantees diversity and versatility. You will be part of a motivated team in an internationally renowned company.


Interested? Please submit your complete application through our recruitment system.