Manager, Corporate Development

San Francisco, CA
Sep 11, 2019
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Position Summary:

The Manager of Corporate Development will be responsible for supporting the Corporate Development Team in identifying, evaluating, and recommending external programs, assets, research platforms, and companies for potential partnership and/or acquisition by GBT. This role will have individual responsibility for assessing new therapeutic areas of interest, conducting market analyses, leading business development analytics, managing data sources, and synthesizing other data to support decision-making. This role will influence corporate strategy, have substantial visibility across the organization, and will have interactions with the senior leadership of GBT.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Support initial assessments of external opportunities, including scientific literature reviews of novel targets/areas of biology, competitive landscape, unmet medical need, commercial potential
  • Conduct landscape analyses of disease areas of interest for potential attractiveness and fit with corporate strategy
  • Lead planning, execution and delivery of primary and secondary market research projects across different therapeutic areas in support of business development
  • Provide financial analytics (e.g. market modeling, revenue projections, operating models with P&L, cash flow statements and pro-forma balance sheet,) and strategic analyses (e.g. competitive landscape assessments, gap analyses, clinical data reviews) in support of acquisitions, external partnerships, collaborations, and licensing opportunities.
  • Track and maintain deal flow list, BD opportunity tracker, and competitive intelligence data bases
  • Continuously update knowledge of industry pipeline and competition in disease areas of interest to GBT
  • Regularly network with and develop relationships with prospective partners while evaluating opportunities at medical and business development conferences

  • BS in biology or chemistry; advanced degree in the life sciences strongly preferred (e.g., MS, MBA, MD, PhD)
  • 2-3 years of experience in biopharma business/corporate development, management consulting or venture capital
  • Strong, analytical, quantitative and creative problem skills
  • Comfort with financial modeling, including P&L forecasts, cash flows, eNPVs, M&A modeling
  • Demonstrated experience in leading primary and secondary market research in the life sciences space
  • Knowledge of specialty and/or orphan disease areas; specialty hematology preferred
  • Knowledgeable about the scientific, clinical/regulatory aspects of drug discovery and development
  • Both detail-oriented and highly proficient in synthesizing at high level
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience with PowerPoint and Excel to present complex information in graphical form

Fit with GBT culture:
  • Ability to build strong relationships with co-workers of various backgrounds and expertise
  • Ability to function at a high level in a team setting whether leading the group or acting as an individual contributor
  • Values-based leadership consistent with GBT's Core Values
  • Excitement about the vision and mission of GBT
  • Flexibility
  • Integrity

NOTE: This position summary is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Global Blood Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.