Sr. Director, Business Development (Oncology) – Remote Role

Sr. Director, Business Development (Oncology) – Remote Role

  HireMinds is working with a growing biotech based in Pleasanton, CA, that is seeking your Business Development experience to add to their team. You will join this clinical-stage company which is focused on the drug discovery & development for cancer treatment. As the Director of Business Development you will work in a remote capacity in leading and executing all aspects of a range of business development initiatives (e.g., collaborations, in-licensing, out-licensing etc.). Contact Tyler Frahlich today to learn more and apply! 

In This Role You Will Be Responsible For: 
•    Guide the company's Search & evaluation of new, strategic external opportunities, including deal valuations
•    Closely coordinating with senior staff and advisors across multiple functional areas, acting as a key contributor in the development and execution of the company’s partnering/licensing strategies
•    Leveraging strong internal relationships and external network to drive the execution of initiatives
•    Preparing for and conducting due diligence, as well as managing inbound due diligence
•    Leading or supporting the deal team’s development, review, and negotiation of term sheets and contracts, working with relevant stakeholders to develop proposals, to solicit and incorporate feedback, and to track and develop solutions to deal issues
•    Generating and delivering impactful presentations to senior management and key decision-makers
•    Maintaining a view of the competitive landscape for Oncology, Autoimmune, Hematological Cancers, and HBV diseases
•    Working collaboratively with Alliance Management
•    Providing input into development plans with a focus on competitive threats / opportunities and commercial considerations
•    Concurrently manage and prioritize multiple projects in-line with group and corporate goals
•    Maintaining a comprehensive database of all company BD interactions
•    Representing Newave at external meetings, conferences, and seminars

In This Role You Will Bring: 
•    A degree in relevant Business or Scientific discipline (Ph.D. or MBA)  with 10+ years of biopharma business development experience required
•    Scientific background and/or experience and knowledge of Oncology is highly desirable
•    Track record of productive participation and success in a business development role, with an appreciation of all stages of pharmaceutical drug research, development, and commercialization
•    Regional experience (Asia, Europe) is a plus and ability to work corresponding off-hours when business requires
•    Experience with terms development and successful negotiation of co-development, commercialization and regional licensing agreements
•    Must thrive working in a fast-paced, innovative environment while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient
•    Excellent analytical skills, including familiarity with financial modeling
•    Outstanding communication skills (interpersonal, verbal and written) including an ability to communicate complex issues simply
•    Strong leadership and project management skills
•    Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills