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