Director Business Development & Licensing

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    United States
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Location: East Coast, USA (Boston MA or Princeton NJ preferable)

This role is only open to candidates currently in the US, or with a right to work in the US. No sponsorship available.

The Company

We are partnered with a visionary company dedicated to pioneering breakthrough treatments for cancer and autoimmune diseases, with their diverse drug portfolio across both proven and novel pathways. With an exceptional team of industry leaders they have cultivated a comprehensive biopharmaceutical platform, encompassing every stage of drug development, from target identification to commercialization. In their relentless pursuit of best-in-class therapies, combined with their commitment to address unmet medical needs they are looking for a Business Development professional to join them on their journey to becoming a global leader in biopharmaceutical innovation.

The Role

As Director of Business Development & Licensing, you will work alongside the VP Business Development and the C-suite to support in the out-licensing / strategic collaborations of pre-clinical and clinical assets. With a $1B cash runway, the filing of an NDA early next year, and two late-stage clinical assets moving positively through the pipeline there will be several deals to be closed over the next two years.

Main Responsibilities
  • Identify and assess potential business opportunities aligned with the company’s strategic objectives
  • Participate in the initiation and evaluation of various business arrangements, including mergers and acquisitions, licensing agreements, joint ventures, and strategic alliances
  • Take the lead in sourcing, conducting due diligence, and executing transactions related to both inbound and outbound licensing endeavours
  • Present comprehensive scientific and business justifications for proposed transactions to senior leadership
  • Collaborate closely with senior management to shape the company’s vision, strategy, and business plans for pursuing significant strategic partnerships and deals
  • Act as the company’s representative in external engagements, such as partnership discussions and investor conferences, while nurturing strong relationships within the financial and business communities
  • PhD in a Life Science or a relatable degree
  • 2+ years biotech/pharma experience in Business Development
  • Knowledge across the full deal life cycle (financial analysis, term sheets, contract agreements)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivated and results oriented

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