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Business Development Associate

Join the GMED team today and work on the frontier of Medical Device Innovation!

Location(s): North Bethesda, USA

Contract Type: Perm Full-Time

Fields: Medical Device, In Vitro Diagnostics – Healthcare

Interested in working with a team of technical experts in the Medical Device Industry to gain experience and advance in your career with GMED North America? If Yes, we would love to hear from you.

Job description


The business development associate will create and build client relationships while sponsoring interaction to obtain projects and transforming proposals into contracts to sustain the company substantial growth. This role assists in developing and facilitating the proposal process for qualified prospects, and in including budget and pricing development, proposal writing, contract negotiations and client presentations.

Essential Functions

1. Assists in formulating proposals in conjunction with the Certification, Operations and Finance Departments.
2. Monitors and anticipates medical devices industry trends; conducts competitors’ analysis and crafts business plans.
3. Promotes GMED NA’s expertise and certification services through the array of available products allowed under the current regulations.
4. Develops and maintains a strong pipeline of opportunities and strong prospects in the field targeted by the marketing strategy.
5. Works with Marketing team to ensure the strategy answers the market trends and prospects’ needs; Identifies opportunities to further brand awareness and to increase sales.
6. Assists in developing project plans, defining roles and responsibilities and the scope of work for each project with input from project leaders and functional groups.
7. Drafts the narrative that ties the project components together and package and assist in presenting the proposal to prospects with the support of operations and certification departments.
8. Communicates back to internal groups the outcome of the negotiations/proposals focusing on conveying the expectations set forth for each group, i.e. clear details, critical timeframes and expectations.
9. Ensures the data is accurately entered and managed within ERP and other sales management systems; tracks down record activities on prospects’ accounts to close deals.
10. Forecasts sales’ targets and makes sure goals are attained.
11. Establishes and maintain on-going client relationships with the various parties to anticipate and resolve potential problems.

Who You Are

Qualifications and Education Requirements

1. Bachelor’s degree in business, medical device regulations or other related discipline or associate’s degree and related experience.
2. At least 3-5 year of experience in industry business development and/or research and development arena. Must have experience supporting the development of at least six proposals to commercial and non-commercial sponsors or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.
3. Experience in medical industry is a plus.


1. Collaboration and Teamwork Skills.
2. Organizational Skills and reliability.
3. Communication and writing skills Proficiency.
4. Technical Capacity in the sales field.
5. Initiative, creativity and independence of judgement.
6. Analytical skills.
7. Proficient in Microsoft office and management of software database.

Who We Are

GMED North America is the US subsidiary of GMED, a leading Certification Organization, a distinguished Notified Body (CE0459) whose scope covers all of the existing European Medical Device Directives (90/385/EEC, 93/42/EEC and 98/79/EC) and an Auditing Organization Recognized by the MDSAP Regulatory Authority Council. We serve the Medical Device Industry with offices in Europe and the United States.

Our goal is to provide the best in Product Certification and Quality Management Services for Medical Device Manufacturers worldwide. At GMED North America, we strive to the highest standards of professionalism, competency, work ethic, and customer service. All our employees are an important part of this process because their work directly influences GMED North America’s reputation.

Aside from our expertise and due diligence, we pride ourselves in our diverse work forces, with employees from different parts of the World.

Our Values:

Commitment to Clients and Patients’ safety
Team Work

What We Offer

We offer an excellent benefits package including a group-sponsored health, dental and vision coverage, short-term and long-term disability, a company-matched 401k plan, a company paid life insurance, paid holidays and time off program providing our employees with great work-life balance. We offer growth opportunities within the organization. There are a lot of opportunities and employees are able to apply and move into different roles within the company. We have numerous success stories, and we want you to be one of them.

GMED North America is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse, inclusive, and healthy work environment with a unique culture.

Salary: $60,000-70,000 + bonus of $15,000 to $20,000.

You are strongly encouraged to submit a copy your transcripts together with your resume and your cover letter.

Must be able to work without a need for Visa sponsorship. We look forward to hearing from you!


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