Senior Associate, Corporate Strategy, Operations & Partnerships

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Commercial Operations
  3. United States
Canton, USA
Posting date: 28 Nov 2023

Proclinical are partnering with a biotech organisation who are recruiting for an individual to join their team. This role is on a permanent basis. The current opening position is for a Senior Associate, Corporate Strategy, Operations & Partnerships.


  • Examine the tactical fit and commercial prospect of portfolio assets, which involves market sizing, competitive landscape scanning, review predictions and investment needs.
  • You will translate research & analysis into actionable business acumens to notify disease area methods and priorities and recognise areas for investment.
  • Serve as a mediator between shareholders across the business, scientific and operational streams, driving the implementation of methodical and strategic initiatives.
  • Guarantee organisational effectiveness by mediating team agendas in R&D and business method meetings.
  • Responsible for surveying the drug discovery portfolio through routine novel method evaluations, examining key risks and prospects for drug pipeline prioritisation.
  • Form and uphold financial and investment return models for portfolio companies, conducting market, competitive and exit analysis.
  • Conduct scientific and business due diligence with consultants, KOLs and clinicians linked to specific portfolio companies or investment prospects.
  • Other duties may be assigned to this role.

Key Skills and Requirements:

  • Educated to an advanced degree level in a scientific field would be ideal.
  • Demonstrable experience within top-tier management consulting, life sciences method, or business development roles.
  • Familiarity working in venture capital, private equity, or high-performance biotech start-up is desirable.
  • Comprehension of biopharma fundamentals, drug development stage gates, and industry-specific dynamics.
  • Comprehension of industry-connected economic, financial and overall business ideas and vocabulary.
  • A swift learner of the fundaments of new illnesses, therapeutic areas, market dynamics prospects, trends, and risks by leveraging both internal and external knowledge.
  • Quantitative and financial abilities with the capacity to make and distribute efficient, compelling presentations and precise, clear memos and emails.
  • Knowledge in assembling and analysing information from both primary and secondary data sources to arrive at recommendations, acumens and solutions.
  • Acquaintance with assisting on business development, and due diligence, which involves market sizing, prediction, implementation of market research, data analytics, and formation of buy-side or sell-side reports and business cases.
  • Leadership skills with the ability to resolve issues.
  • Prior involvement working within a dynamic, productive, cross-functional, cross-matrix setting.
  • International experience would be ideal.
  • A background in taking the initiative and implementing while upholding an emphasis on various work streams.
  • An organised individual with a goal-focused working manner.
  • Keen to work within a fast-paced start-up setting with the capacity to exercise judgement on competing priorities.
  • A high attention to detail.
  • Computer literacy.
  • A flexible, entrepreneurial individual who is resourceful and efficient.
  • Able to think clearly and analytically.
  • Comfortable with navigating through ambiguity, swiftly forming a knowledge base, formulating and validating assumptions.
  • Communication skills both verbally and in writing.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Jakub Hanas at +1 213-261-7934.

Proclinical 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.