Director of Business Development and Partnerships

  • CanMar Recruitment
  • Montreal, QC, Canada
  • 17 Jun, 2021
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Job Description

Category: Bio-Tech

Location: Montreal Quebec Canada


CanMar Recruitment is looking for a Director of Business Development and Partnerships for our client in Montreal, Quebec.

About Our Client

The client is a global life sciences company specializing in the Canadian life sciences industry. 

About the Role

As Director of Business Development and Partnerships, you are responsible for leading and accelerating business analysis, sourcing, and deal flow activities.

Responsibilities

  • Develop strong partnerships with academic centers, small companies, and translational groups to advance drug discovery projects towards transformative therapies
  • Lead awareness and analysis of industry intelligence to identify areas of fore sighting and potential investments
  • Conduct commercial due diligence of new opportunities whether originating from academia or SMEs
  • Identify the competitive landscape and position the technologies relative to the competition
  • Assess market potential and threats
  • Evaluate the path for commercialization, exit potential, and timelines
  • Recommend follow-on investment strategies
  • Develop business cases and plans for technologies under consideration
  • Represent the company in scientific, investor, and partnership-building conferences
  • Provide strategic and operational information to all stakeholders



Requirements

  • Advanced degree in Life Sciences with an MBA or other business training
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant industry experience in biotechnology or pharmaceutical companies demonstrating strong data mining and filtering skills
  • Experienced working with academia for technology transfer and research collaborations Experienced working with various types of investors including VC's, Angel Investors, and Patient Advocacy Groups 
  • Adept at searching online databases (e.g. Global Data, PitchBook) to prepare competitive analysis assessments on new technologies
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) programs
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Fully bilingual in English and French
  • Good attention to detail and the ability to multi-task, manage multiple concurrent deliverables, and respond quickly to last-minute requests for information
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and networking skills along with the ability to interact with staff in all parts of the organization and a range of external partners
  • Excellent problem-solving, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills
  • Demonstrated success in working and leading cross-functional internal and external teams
  • Self-motivated, organized, flexible, discrete with a sound understanding of confidentiality

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply with an updated resume in MS Word Format.
Due to the volume of resumes we receive, only those applicants whose skill set match our requirements will be contacted.

All applicants must have legal authorization to work in Canada for an unlimited period of time.

CanMar Recruitment is dedicated to providing recruitment and business solutions for cannabis industry. With a keen understanding of the current cannabis market, CanMar helps both employers and job seekers navigate the job market. Founded in 2017, CanMar is aptly positioned to meet the rising tide, and connect professionals with careers tailored specifically to the cannabis sector. We believe in helping professionals and organizations achieve their goals, taking immense pride in assisting our clients achieve their full potential.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply with an updated resume in MS Word Format.

Due to the volume of resumes we receive, only those applicants whose skill set match our requirements will be contacted.

All applicants must have legal authorization to work in Canada for an unlimited period of time.

Thank you for Applying!





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