Business Development Director / CDMO and partnering for innovative cell-based therapies

We are pleased to invite you to apply for the position of
Business Development Director / CDMO and partnering for innovative cell-based therapies
Location: remote – Europe or USA

We are looking for a person with demonstrated skills and achievements with a hands-on approach and drive to face the challenge of helping establish the company’s presence as a global leader in the field of cell therapy.
The company’s mission is to create novel cell-based therapies that significantly impact patients with autoimmunology disorders. We are looking for a leader who is passionate about making a difference.
The successful candidate will help draft and implement go-to-market strategies of partnering / licensing deals and CDMO services and scale up business development activities on the global market. The role will play a vital role in the future growth and expansion of our Client’s operations.
Key Tasks:
• Develop and implement a business development strategy that aligns with the company's vision and goals;
• Drive growth and revenue through the identification, evaluation, and execution of strategic partnerships and business development opportunities, with a specific emphasis on partnering and/or CDMO services;
• Foster and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including potential partners, investors, and industry leaders;
• Making presentations on Company’s portfolio dedicated to big pharma/biotech clients and other potential collaborators;
• Sourcing new prospects, keeping complete, current knowledge of target organizations, including their current therapeutic pipeline, organizational chart, purchasing and procurement preferences, financials, public statements, etc.
• Contract negotiations.

• Degree in relevant life sciences field (Ph.D. would be an advantage);
• 10+ years of experience in business development, with a proven track record of success in a biotech – partnering / licensing or CDMO;
• Experience with cell-based therapies area will be considered as a strong asset
• Strong negotiation and relationship-building skills;
• Broad knowledge of R&D life science business and its specificity, including regulatory affairs;
• Fluency in English;
• Readiness for frequent travels.

We offer:
We are looking for someone who wants to join our Client as part of the Key Leadership Team.
• Part-time B2B contract is preferable as a start; the full-time option is possible upon negotiation
• Attractive compensation package with a performance bonus;
• Frequent travels for conferences/fairs etc.;
• Possibility for fully remote work from anywhere in the EU or USA.

Application Instructions: 

We would be happy to discuss the career opportunities and guide you through the recruitment process.
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Application Closing Date: 
23 March 2023