Client Manager - CDI - H/F Client Manager - CDI - H/F

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For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work e perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

Client Manager

We are hiring a Client Manager M/F to support our teams for our site located near Lyon. The principal duties of the Client Manager will be to compile business proposals in response to enquiries receive by our Safety Assessment division.

This will involve using your scientific knowledge to assess ou clients' needs ans your commercial know-how to present a compelling business proposition.


  • Qualify clients requests and ensure, with the support of scientific staff, finance, management and planning team, that proposals are complete and answer clients' needs.
  • Identify new business opportunities with sponsors and liaise with appropriate internal staff for follow-up.
  • Provide pricing support as needed for Global Account Teams.
  • Assist management in making recommendations on desirable proposals based on established financial and operational criteria, as required.
  • Work closely with Account Management to determine scientific staff travel to sponsors and ensure that scientific staff visiting sponsors are fully informed about clients needs.
  • Update and maintain applicable databases.
  • Host client visits, including giving company tours and presentations.
  • Responsible for ensuring that a safe working environment is maintained for himself/herself and his/her colleagues by observing all safety procedures and working methods, by making proper use of protective clothing and equipment and by reading, understanding and following all safety documents issued or notified to him/her.

This vacancy will undoubtedly offer a new challenge for a biological sciences graduate, or someone with a sound scientific background, who is now looking to use their experience in a commercial role.


  •  A Master degree in Sciences, Sales or Marketing with a strong scientific background, preferably in the biological sciences
  •  Experience in a scientific role, e.g. Senior Assistant Scientist or Study Director, or in a scientific supporting role, e.g. Quality Assurance would be desirable. 
  • Effective communication, inter-personal and presentation skills and the ability to use your own initiative are essential, as regular contact and liaison with clients and internal customers will be an important feature of this role. 
  • Some knowledge of regulatory requirements would be advantageous although not essential as the successful candidate will be expected to gain experience and actively develop knowledge within the job. 
  • Attention to detail, a systematic and co-ordinated approach to task completion, effective administrative skills and commercial awareness are vital pre-requisites for this position


  • Exempt position
  • Compensation over 13 installments from 36 Ke according to profil + Transportation allowance + Interessement + incentive and participation + cafeteria  + Health insurance + CE

Mean of transportation necessary to acces to the site not accessible with public tranportation.

About Safety Assessment
Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market.  Each year approximately 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.

About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

With over 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges.  Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015.

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016.

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Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet

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