Scientific and Process Technology

Head of Business Development

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Do you have a BS, MS, or PhD in biology, chemistry, or another scientific field, as well as 5+ years of progressive business development experience? Are you open to exploring a new career opportunity?

Invenia Group has partnered with a venture-backed early-stage biotechnology startup working to develop new therapies for incurable cancers. The company is now looking to hire a Head of Business Development to join the growing team, where you will report to the CEO of the company.

Ideally, you will be based on-site in Seattle, however remote work may be considered for the right candidate.

Role responsibilities:

If successful, you will be responsible for the business development strategy of the organization; identifying opportunities for partnerships and establishing a business development plan that integrates into the company’s scientific, strategic, and financing plans. You will work closely with the scientific team, building high-level presentation materials and managing external communication with potential partners.

You will also be responsible for the following:

  • Negotiate partnership deals
  • Manage external relationships
  • Construct an internal BD organizational system
  • Hire, develop, and mentor the BD team
  • Maintain a network of potential partners and develop, maintain, and manage relationships with key contacts at these organizations

What we are looking for:

We are looking for someone with a BS, MS, or PhD in biology, chemistry, or another scientific field. You should have 5+ years of progressive business development experience, as well as an established network across the pharmaceutical and biotech/biopharma industries. 

You should also have an understanding of drug discovery trends, and experience building, developing, and leading high-performing teams.

Sound interesting? This is a fantastic opportunity to join an organization committed to fostering better cultural competency, equity, and diversity. This company is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package that is top-of-class for a startup including flex-time and flexibility for a partial remote WFH schedule, a company-paid $50,000 life insurance policy and much more. 

To find out more information regarding this opportunity, please apply.