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Business Development, Shanghai | 16 Jun 2020

Associate Manager/Manager, Alliance Management


  • Building strong relationships internally and externally with all key stakeholders in the collaboration.
  • Partner with steering committee members involved in collaborations to resolve issues and help embed partnering best practices within our collaboration teams
  • Proactively monitor all aspects of the partnership and identify potential issues and possible solutions; gaining internal alignment and taking accountability for closure
  • Manage dispute resolution and engage internal and external decision makers
  • Manage collaborations consistent with the contract and governance structure; including organizing and facilitating governance meetings (e.g. joint steering committees)
  • Partner with BD Transactions to renegotiate any necessary amendments
  • Monitor the health and effectiveness of the partnership
  • Support the smooth and effective transition from the deal signing to launch of the collaboration.
  • Manage day to day issues arising from the collaboration



  • Master’s degree in Biology or Chemistry, or related field; MBA and/or PhD or equivalent experiences a plus, experience of working/living abroad a plus
  • 3+ years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry with first-hand experience in the management or working within research, development or commercial alliances or management of development stage programs
  • Good understanding and leadership experience in the following areas: Drug Discovery, Clinical drug development pre and post Proof of Concept, Commercialization
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead and manage cross-functional teams
  • Demonstrated ability to lead by influence
  • Demonstrated ability to clearly and concisely communicate complex issues.
  • Understand and manage all contractual obligations with partners
  • Strong active listening and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to effectively work with and influence senior leaders internally and externally
  • Demonstrated relationship management and negotiation skills
  • Capable and comfortable managing shifting priorities in a rapidly changing environment
  • Good English (written and spoken) and Chinese