• Head of Strategic Accounts and Business Development

    Job Locations US-CA-Palo Alto
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Marketing, Market Access
  • Overview


    Patient Minded I act with the patient’s best interest in mind.

    Client Delight I own every client experience and its impact on results.

    Take Action I am empowered and empower others to act now.

    Grow Talent I own my development and invest in the development of others.

    Win Together I passionately connect with anyone, anywhere, anytime to achieve results.

    Communication Matters I speak up to create transparent, thoughtful and timely dialogue.

    Own It I hold myself and others accountable for results.


    The individual is responsible for identifying, nurturing, scoping work proposals and closing deals for Seeker Health. 


    Our people leaders are tasked with delivering excellent business results through the efforts of their teams.  These results are achieved by:

    • Lead the sales and new client acquisition effort in defined markets and geography
    • Lead the sales planning, enablement and operations activities including market execution plans with measurable goals for the Seeker Health’s business development
    • Develop and communicate priority solutions and relevant positioning strategies for clients
    • Deploy a clear and consistently applied sales management process to increase new business as well as accelerate speed of close time
    • Monitor performance of sales enablement and execution through pipeline accuracy, pattern identification and promotion of key wins to increase conversion rates
    • Collaborate with team including marketing and communications teams to develop and execute the sales strategy and enablement plans
    • Analyze various reports to assess business health including pipeline coverage, forecast and achievement vs. pipeline and booking goals
    • Identify opportunities, present capabilities and gain commitment from prospects leading to current and future revenue.
    • Analyze market trends, implications and develop strategies to participate in resultant opportunities.
    • Deal and contract management; develop and negotiate contracts; and pricing models
    • Stay to update on market and competition
    • Participate in industry events, conferences, customer forums and provide inputs to the practice teams towards developing contextual offerings that will help differentiate Seeker in the market place.
    • Meet and exceed sales revenue and future revenue targets.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.


    People leaders must possess both the skills to effectively accomplish these tasks and the emotional intelligence to do so in alignment with our cultural values.  In addition to the critical management and leadership tasks listed above, this role also includes the following unique responsibilities:

    • Manage and measure work of direct reports
    • Coach direct reports to optimize performance
    • Recognize direct reports for their effort and impact
    • Create a motivating and engaging environment where others want to do their best



    • Travel 50%
    • Hours (40 hours, 5 days a week)

    The above list reflects the general details necessary to describe the expectations of the position and shall not be construed as the only expectations that may be assigned for the position.


    An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the expectations listed above.


    The requirements listed below are representative of the experience, education, knowledge, skill and/or abilities required.

    • Bachelor’s degree in life science field or business
    • Excellent presentation and written skills
    • Strong knowledge of pharmaceutical life cycle management
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills
    • Demonstrated ability to cultivate business relationships 
    • Familiarity with sales methodology, application
    • Ability to travel regularly
    • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa 


    • Minimum of ten years of direct sales experience in a management consulting company
    • Bachelor's degree in Business or a related field from an accredited college or university 
    • Demonstrated success in driving sales management, sales planning, enablement and operations processes
    • Strong understanding of client issues and ability to articulate value propositions internally and externally for the life sciences industry; experience of collaboration across service groups, industries and functions to address complex account efforts 



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