JOB FUNCTION: Business Development
Grade/Title: Level 9/Director
EMPLOYER: Brii Biosciences
DEPARTMENT: Business Development
JOB LOCATION: Durham, NC
REPORTS TO: VP, Business Development
EFFECTIVE DATE: 1/14/2019
SUMMARY: A highly visible role within the organization collaborating with the VP of Business Development in establishing value-added partnerships, alliances & relationships that support Brii Bio's mission & objectives.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Working with the VP of Business Development, identify, evaluate and prioritize potential partners, partnerships and alliances in support of Brii Bio’s business development strategy
Cultivate prospective new partners and collaborators through traditional networks as well as data search engines and information technologies
Maintain business development database of ongoing and new opportunities
Analyze optimal deal structures based on comparable deals and deal structures as well as the commercial potential of an opportunity
Develop business cases and financial models for use in management discussions.
Draft and propose terms for new agreements
Negotiate and execute collaboration agreements in collaboration with legal counsel
Ensure consistency among new agreements and obligations under existing agreements
Represent Brii Bio at industry conferences and meetings
Conduct Alliance Management activities for Brii Bio collaborations as assigned
Identify key growth areas and evaluate potential licensing and acquisition opportunities.
Integrate activities of functional groups across multiple projects.
Performs other related duties as assigned by management.
Bachelor’s degree (BA, BS) or higher degrees, MBA or Ph.D, etc., with 5-10 years related experience.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Commitment to excellence and high standards.
Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; able to manage multiple priorities and workflow.
Evidence of ability to develop deal structures and conduct and conclude contract negotiations.
Highly motivated, goal and detailed-oriented, diligent and strategic.
Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees.
Able to integrate scientific knowledge into a business model
Prior alliance management skills
Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels.
Good judgement with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
Demonstrated ability to plan and organize projects.
Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities.
The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.