Pharma Partnering is comprised of Business Development and Alliance Management, which are a diverse group of professionals who apply scientific, financial and negotiating expertise to establish and maintain collaborations and other strategically important transactions (such as M+A, option deals, new company formation, etc.
in support of gRED, pRED and PD / GPS mission.
Reporting to the Global Head of Research Technologies, Pharma Partnering, the Research Technologies Search and Evaluation Lead (S&E Lead) will be responsible for the initial identification and scientific evaluation of partnering opportunities in the area of Research Technologies, including sourcing, triage, and prioritization for further analysis in line with R&D Unit partnering interests.
Research Technologies include technology, modality, drug delivery, and biomarker platforms that enable both pRED’s and gRED’s discovery and pipeline programs across all therapeutic areas.
Responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to, the following :
Deep understanding of gRED, pRED, PTD R&D strategies and BD priorities
Support the Global Head and SSF Site Head in shaping (alongside Matrix members and R&D Units) the Research Technologies Partnering WANTS and strategic areas of partnering interest.
Alongside Matrix members and R&D units, sources high priority BD opportunities through scientific monitoring, competitive intelligence, networking, industry conferences and partnering events, and triaging incoming unsolicited BD requests
Provides scientific thought leadership and analysis in initial scientific review, and triage of partnering opportunities that fit with R&D and Commercial Unit interests
Assures documentation of opportunities in applicable databases / repositories
Conducts (alongside Matrix members and others) landscape assessments for R&D Units
Builds and maintains relationships with external partners and venture capital community as a representative of Roche
Supports transition of identified opportunities to GET phase (Due Diligence and Negotiation) via collaboration and transfer of relationships, background, and scientific context to a deal team leader in the Matrix
Serve as an ambassador for Pharma Partnering internally and externally at industry events
Qualifications / Skills / Experience :
MD, PhD, PharmD or similar scientific background in biological or chemical sciences is required;
3-5 years minimum drug development or relevant expertise with the designated therapeutic area is required. 5-10+ years preferred.
Business development experience in a triage or S&E capacity in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry is preferred.
Strong scientific acumen, self-motivated drive, ability to work independently and in a global environment, and genuine interest in following novel science and emerging industry trends
Excellent communication and presentation skills; highly structured way of working; highly capable of articulating Roche Genentech’s value proposition and partnering interests to varied audiences (internal and external)
Ability to travel internationally (
A positive, can-do attitude and collaborative spirit to engage across Partnering and Roche Genentech R&D Units
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