Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Commercial Operations
  3. China
Shanghai, China
Posting date: 15 Nov 2019
This vacancy has now expired

A vacancy has arisen for a CEO with an innovative pharmaceutical enterprise in Shanghai. The company, which commercialises life science research, is committed to the development of therapeutic monoclonal antibody and small molecule drugs and prides itself on having several research projects currently in the preclinical stage that own their rights of intellectual property. This vacancy is an exciting opportunity to work with a company whose core R&D and management team members are composed of senior executives and scientists from the United States and China, with extensive experience in world-class biotech and pharmaceutical companies.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Developing and executing the company's strategies as approved by the Board.
  • Raising capitals to ensure the company's healthy and sustainable growth.
  • Leading experienced R&D team to establish and deliver on milestones and objectives.
  • Ensuring the smooth operation of the company.
  • Building alliances and partnerships with other organizations to populate the company's pipeline and to maximize the value of the portfolio.
  • Realizing shareholders' value and achieve an exit via successful IPO or M&A.
  • Providing inspiring leadership company wide.
  • Creating an environment that promotes great performance and positive morale.
  • Working closely with HR to recruit and maintain a high-performance team.
  • Overseeing the company's fiscal activity, including budgeting, reporting, and auditing. Develop and implement operational policies.
  • Ensuring all legal and regulatory documents are filed and monitoring compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Acting as the spokesperson for the company at public events and with media outlets to promote the company.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in pharma, biotech, or related industries, preferably in drug development.
  • Proven track record of leading complex organizations and achieving significant measurable successes, such as product commercial launches, regulatory approvals, M&As, and IPOs.
  • Hands-on experience of operating both in China and Global Vision.
  • In-depth knowledge of the Chinese business and regulatory environment.
  • Successful track record of serial fundraising, from Series A to pre-IPO.
  • Knowledge of profit and loss, balance sheet, cash flow management, general finance, and budgeting.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

To Apply:

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Proclinical Staffing is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.