Director, Business Management and Strategy

WuXi AppTec
San Diego, CA
Feb 16, 2021
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time


HD Biosciences, Inc. (San Diego), a WuXi AppTec Company, is seeking a Director of Business Management to oversee company’s general business opportunities and activities. This position will work closely with scientific leaders and Business Development team to support business growth, develop business opportunities, and deliver best customer services to our partners. This position will also work closely with senior management team to provide support for business growth strategies.


• Work closely with scientific leaders, Business Development team, and marketing team, for new business development and new customer engagement

• Maintain existing and build new business relationship with customers for business opportunities

• Oversee and manage the Business and Project Management team for all related functions

• Lead cross functional internal/external project team activities to ensure successful collaborations with partners

• Work with management to support strategic business planning

• Responsible for exhibiting professional behavior both internally and externally that reflects positively on the company and is consistent with company policies and practices

• Coordinating with BD/PM teams at other sites for BD/PM system implementation, improvement, and training

• Actively Participate in business development meetings/conferences, and event planning


Experience / Education:       

• Minimum of master degree, Ph.D. or/and M.D. preferred but not required

• 4+ years of drug discovery work experience in biotech or pharmaceutical companies

• CRO experience is highly preferable

• Business development and customer management experience is preferred

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

• Self-motivated, well-organized and detailed oriented, a solid commitment to follow-through

• Outstanding verbal and written communication skills as well as strong presentation skills, ability to exhibit positive, professional demeanor in all communications

• Ability to work well in team settings, build collaborative relationships with management, R&D leaders, and BD team from diverse backgrounds to provide appropriate solutions to clients

• Proven ability to prioritize and multi-task, work effectively with little or no direction

• Ability to handle difficult situations and come up solutions that led to business success

• Demonstrated strong leadership, matrix management, problem solving and conflict resolution skills

• Must be good at Microsoft Office

• Ability to travel for client visits and conferences/meeting