Strategic Partnering and Translation Manager

San Francisco, CA
Jul 21, 2021
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
Lab/Area:Corporate Liaison and Ventures


We are currently recruiting for a Strategic Partnering and Translation Manager. The person in this role will work with the VP and Senior Director of Corporate Liaison & Ventures to manage ongoing business development projects.This position includes various components: project management, business development, including contract review, creating work/business plans and pitch decks, communication with partners, etc., competitive analyses, maintaining transactional databases, and marketing of technology.

Project Management

  •  Communicates with project stakeholders to project components, including: progress on next steps; goal development and progress; coordinating document sharing/ editing; drafting emails and documents; organizing meetings; and/or, performing other related activities.Acting as an interface between scientists and external CRO organizations, as required

Business development

  • Contract review; assist in development of translational plans for scientific programs, business plans, pitch decks, etc. as required. Communication and coordination with external parties, attending appropriate business meetings with potential partners.

Competitive analyses

  • Works with databases and internet to develop competitive analyses of programs/products/ disease areas. How Gladstone program differs (competitive advantage) and recommendations of how to position versus competition
  • Maintaining transactional databases
  • Tracking business deals and progress, identifying bottlenecks; communicating with internal stakeholders; ensuring communication between groups (e.g. business/PI/legal/budgets); facilitating transactions with external parties Marketing of technologies with interested parties

  •  Other duties as assigned

    •    PhD Degree in Biological Science or Medical Sciences. MBA or Project Management accreditation preferred.
    •    5+ years experience in biomedical research in academic or industry setting including at least 3 years experience translating early stage research into a fully-funded development program.

Additional Information:
  • Title and salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
  • Be a part of big ideas and consider Gladstone. Your difference will make a difference in human health.
  • Gladstone is an equal opportunity employer.