Job ID: #9428

Business Development & Licensing Lead

Boston, MA
Science Science
Research & Development

Position located in Boston, MA


Responsibilities of the Business Development & Licensing Lead:

  • Responsible for leading and/or supporting corporate strategy development, in licensing/ M&A activities and out-licensing where appropriate.
  • Create and revise processes to ensure project management of Business Development & Licensing activities.
  • Work with legal, finance and other departments and lead the deal process, including structuring deals, negotiating with potential partners, etc.
  • Develop and maintain an expert understanding of the scientific and asset landscape and competitive intelligence to ensure visibility to emerging opportunities and changes in the environment.
  • Build a strong external network in mRNA/oligo nucleotide field including with both biopharma and academic.
  • Develops plans, budgets, goals, and logistics for projects, gaining cooperation and consensus.


Requirements of the Business Development & Licensing Lead:

  • Masters of Business Administration or graduate degree in life sciences.
  • Must have 5+ years experience with license in/out deals.
  • Experience working for a pharmaceutical/biotech company in business development, licensing, search and evaluation or strategic analysis capacities or experience working for a consulting firm or investment bank focused on the pharmaceutical/biotech markets with additional pharmaceutical/biotech industry experience.

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