Director, Business Development & Strategy - Philadelphia, PA | Biospace
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Director, Business Development & Strategy

Blackfynn, Inc.

Philadelphia, PA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description

•   Identify strategic partnering opportunities, lead and close complex negotiations, manage relationships for success
•   Act as primary point of interaction with strategic partners in industry, academia, hospitals, payors and governments worldwide
•   Develop and maintain deep understanding of competitive landscape to inform corporate and product strategy
•   Conduct landscape analyses in therapeutic domains that could drive partnering and/or asset acquisition
•   Contribute to and shape strategy as the company grows
•   Support fundraising activities
•   Support financial modeling of strategic scenarios
•   Represent Blackfynn as credible expert and partner in every external interaction
•   Work collaboratively with leadership and full team on a daily basis


•   7-10 years of business development experience with strong transactional skills and track record of leading deals to closure
•   Must have recent start-up experience, preferably in life sciences
•   Experience on the “sell side” with early-stage technologies
•   Track record of successfully having identified and executed on strategic opportunities with a positive impact on the business
•   Experience developing and implementing strategic plans for new business opportunities
•   Advanced training in biological sciences, medicine or engineering
•   Comfortable and credible when interacting with KOLs in science and medicine
•   Comfortable with ambiguity in a fast-paced environment where decisions need to be made with incomplete information
•   Poise, presence, professionalism, honesty and an impeccable work ethic
•   Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
•   Passionate about transforming healthcare