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Vice President, BD&L


Vice President of Business Development and Licensing will lead and oversee all business development efforts at the company and be tasked with building a team to support these activities. In this role, the VP of Business Development will work closely with the company to implement tactical and strategic initiatives that support the corporate strategy and will identify, evaluate, value, structure, and negotiate business opportunities including acquisitions, divestitures, and strategic alliances. In addition, the role will provide support to tactical business development activities such as In-licensing and clinical development of therapeutics to enable improved patient access. This position will report to the Chief Executive Officer.


Specific Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To

· Implement business development processes and activities from target identification through engagement and where applicable, due diligence and financial analysis, leading to terms/deal completion

· In-licensing and clinical development of therapeutics to enable improved patient access

· Design and conduct strategic, market, competitive and financial analyses of business development opportunities, including potential in-licensing, acquisitions, divestitures, alliances, and strategic investments

· Coordinate and direct business unit and corporate resources as well as external advisor relationships (investment banks, law firms, accounting firms)

· Develop process and plan required to evaluate and complete transactions

· Conduct valuation and financial analyses, including discounted cash flow, merger consequences, and investment returns for potential transactions

· Coordinate any necessary due diligence in the areas of IP, compliance, legal, regulatory or operational

· Conduct research on therapeutics firms and technologies that are a strategic fit in order to maintain a pipeline of opportunities

· Contact potential partners to explore and screen opportunities for collaboration and partnership

· Assists in development of financial models, materials, and recommendations, and preparing insightful valuation overview and analysis materials for executive or BOD audiences

· Coordinates with legal, finance, and other teams to support the successful completion of transactions

· Represents the Company and at industry conferences to create leads and identify potential partnership opportunities

· Stays current with emerging AI and therapeutic technologies and trends by researching industry and related events, publications, and announcements tracking individual companies

Required Education & Experience

· Minimum B.A. or B.S. degree. MBA or equivalent degree preferred

· Minimum 8 years of experience in corporate or business development, corporate or product strategy, in-licensing, management consulting, investment banking, private equity, or another strategic business role, and M&A

· Experience in the biotech and life sciences MUST have

· Experience in-licensing, structuring, negotiating and closing business development-related transactions MUST have

· Ability to partner with attorneys and other deal professionals in developing and evolving transaction structures, integrating due diligence findings, and driving successful negotiation outcomes

· Strong capabilities in understanding and structuring complex transaction documents

· Ability to work with internal and external stakeholders from different functions, businesses, and backgrounds, while maintaining the confidentiality of sensitive information

Key Competencies

· Prospecting and selling skills

· Advanced in-licensing, corporate finance, modeling, and project management skills

· Comfort level with an assessment of biotech and new technologies

· Strong interpersonal skills and teamwork orientation

· Proficiency with data analysis, forecasting, and budgeting

· Proven ability to plan and manage resources

· Excellent written and oral communication skills

· Closing skills


Please email resume and deal sheet to