November 14, 2020 All Others

Open position: Business Development Manager

This position is no longer available!

Brno, Czech Republic

Business Development Manager

We are open to welcome a new colleague in the management team of the start-up company, who will help us to market our products.

We develop and manufacture state-of-the-art technologies in the field of light microscopy. These are unique devices with a wide application in the life sciences – research in areas such as biology, biochemistry, biomedicine.

If you become a new team member, you will in particular

  • Monitor trends in the development and applications of light microscopes and related products
  • Gather information about the market of light microscopes and products related to our focus
  • Cultivate existing and create new contacts with leading research institutes in our field, both in the field of instrument design and in the field of applications of these instruments
  • Participate in creating the company’s growth strategy
  • Based on information on trends and the market, submit proposals to the company’s management for the inclusion of new projects in development (in cooperation with the marketing, sales, and R&D departments)
  • Create a controlled product development process based on market trends and needs, its launch, other ongoing innovations, until the end of production of the product (Product Marketing Management).
  • Contribute to the “merging” of hitherto independent subsidiaries into one group with a common goal, vision, and corporate values, to the use of synergies and unification of the components used
  • Seek suitable entities for further acquisitions so that they are complementary to the existing entities of the group and also in accordance with the development plans of the group
  • Maintain the reputation of the Telight brand, contribute to the growth of its importance in the field of light microscopy and related areas
  • Participate in solving crisis situations that may occur in the development, production, sales, and service of our products

To handle this position, you will need:

  • Min. Bc. education – optimally biomedical engineering, biomedicine, biology, etc. related fields of “living sciences” (or technical fields with several years of experience in life science)
  • 5 years of experience in B2B, B2G, ideally in the field of scientific, medical, etc. devices
  • Several years of experience in managing business or project programs with successful results
  • Fluent English
  • Understanding of business functions
  • Very good written and oral communication skills and strong work ethic
  • Ability to understand the needs of clients based on a broad understanding of the field
  • Be recognized internally and externally as an expert
  • Knowledge of operational and strategic management
  • Above-average communication and negotiation skills

Knowledge in the field of microelectronics and mechanics and production processes, which are a great advantage, will definitely come in handy

We offer:

  • Team support (currently up to 20 members – in Brno and Paris)
  • Flexible working hours (fixed core 9:30 – 14:30)
  • Possibility of occasional work from home
  • 25 days holiday
  • 2 sick days
  • Meal vouchers

Are you a good fit? Let us know at!