(Senior) Director, Business Development

Up to £0.00 per annum
  1. Permanent
  2. Product development, Account Management
  3. China
Posting date: 21 Mar 2019

ProClinical is advertising a vacancy for a Senior Director, Business Development position with a leading biotechnology that develops innovative CAR-T therapeutics that cover several areas of significantly unmet medical needs. This remarkable company is seeking a driven and experienced applicant to join their team in Shanghai. The vacancy is an exciting opportunity to bring real expertise to an impressive immunotherapy company.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Directly reporting to the Senior Vice President, Business Development with dotted line reporting to the CEO and the Sr. Director of Business Development.
  • Identifying and developing strategic business and scientific opportunities, focusing on the Asian market and positively promoting and positioning the company as a leading immunotherapy company.
  • Working closely with executive management and scientific teams to advance initiatives that support the company's vision and goals.
  • Directing the assessment of licensing opportunities and coordinating commercial input to specific programs as necessary.
  • Establishing new scientific and strategic partnerships, joint ventures, and alliances.
  • Following up on Chinese and Asian partnership activities, including tracking, documentation, and status reporting of all collaborations along the business development pipeline.
  • Interacting with existing corporate contacts, facilitating communication, keeping track of milestones, and identifying scope for enhancing these relationships.
  • Managing the identification, evaluation, and development of pharmaceutical and biotechnology prospects for new business opportunities.
  • Developing proposals and term sheets for prospects and managing the day-to-day aspects of closing, including the utilisation of legal counsel and coordinating with Portfolio Management, Finance, and related functional areas.
  • Collaborating across the organisation, including R&D, CMC, Quality, Clinical, Regulatory, Operations, and Finance to drive high value transactions and deals.
  • Utilising business intelligence strategies and technologies to characterise future competitive landscapes for new products.

Skills and Requirements:

  • An MBA degree or Ph.D. in a life science field, with equivalent qualifications also considered.
  • At least 10 years of business development experience in a biotech/pharmaceutical environment.
  • Prior experience in dealing with corporate partners and in negotiating and completing agreements, including both in- and out-licensing.
  • A thorough understanding of the processes of due diligence, asset valuation, alliance integration.
  • Demonstrable capability in establishing trusting alliances and partnerships through internal/external collaborations.
  • In-depth understanding and knowledge of oncology and immune-oncology.
  • 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.
  • Fluency in Chinese and English.

To Apply:

Please click on the Apply button. Please include a short note outlining why you are interested in the role and why you think you are suitable.

In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Tom Tan at +86 21 51694101 or upload your CV on our website - www.proclinical.com.

A full job description is available on request.

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