Sr Director Search & Evaluation - Oncology & Vaccines
Company: Michael Page
Posted on: November 19, 2021
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Reporting to the SVP of Corporate & Business Development, this
individual lead Search & Evaluation/ External Innovation and is
responsible for leading the search, assessment and transactions for
R&D and commercial opportunities, in alignment with the vaccine
and oncology therapeutic areas. This individual will lead the
identification and partnering activities needed to maintain and
expand the company's competitive portfolio.
Our client is a clinical-staged biotechnology which develops drugs
and therapies including across oncology, vaccines, biologics, and
rare disease. Due to demand, the business has expanded
exponentially with a head count already of over 700 employees
globally and 100 based in the Boston/Cambridge area.
Search and Evaluation: The individual will lead global external
search and evaluation for the Vaccine and Oncology TA. The scope of
search is throughout the product life-cycle. Evaluation activity
focuses on assets or technologies that will enter the Vaccine or
Oncology R&D portfolio and includes execution of CDAs and
in-depth technical assessment with R&D and other appropriate
stakeholders prior to the formal decision to initiate Due
Active deal projects: The individual will (i) identify and propose
attractive deal opportunities, (ii) ensure high quality project
leadership and management from project initiation to TA-focused
internal governance, and to final transaction for early stage
projects and technologies (iii) manage the overall interface to
corporate level governance (iv) align resources and decision making
throughout the deal process in collaboration with transactions
colleagues and (v) provide input/guidance to optimal scientific
deal structures and inflection points, minimizing contractual
PhD or MD degrees in Vaccines or Oncology
Extensive scientific experience, preferably obtained through > 7
year experience in multiple functions in the pharmaceutical
industry. Outstanding scientific excellence in infectious disease
or cancer biology, discovery and early development a strong
Evidence of organizational and project management skills.
Must have in-depth knowledge in Vaccines or Oncology discovery and
Ideally, should have multi-year successful track record in external
R&D, partnering and/or business development. Excellent track
record of identifying, implementing, and managing novel partnering
Competitive base salary.
Significant stock options, IPO in near horizon.
High-growth potential biotech company with diverse pipeline.
Remote based, ideally on East Coast.
Strong annual bonus incentive.
Excellent benefits package.
Pivotal role for company's aggressive expansion - early BD hire
directly responsible for expanding the company's growth.
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