Director of Business Development

Boston Permanent USD165,000 - USD250,000
  • Fully remote position based anywhere on the East Coast
  • Early BD hire directly responsible for expanding the companies strategic growth

About Our Client

An end-to-end, AI driven pharma-technology company with a mission to accelerate drug discovery and development across biology, chemistry and clinical development.

Job Description

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.


  • Responsible for scouting, due diligence, negotiation, and execution of BD deals by working closely with our CBO, management, business development, R&D, AI, legal, and finance teams, as well as external parties. Responsible for alliance management post-deal closing.
  • Collect market, business and technical info and develop business insights.
  • Assist CBO on M&A deals and other strategic partnerships.
  • Able to travel 20%-40% of time. Able to work flexible hours across various time zones.

The Successful Applicant

  • Master's degree or above (MBA, PhD preferred) with at least 10-15 years of experience in US biotech, life science, global pharma with an undergraduate degree in biology, chemistry, computer science or engineering related field.
  • A solid out-licensing, collaboration and/or service deal track record..
  • Solid understanding of the drug discovery/development process, artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning (ML).
  • Excellent communication skills, including writing and oral. Fluent in English.
  • Strong people skills.
  • Able to work independently. A great team player and able to work in a diverse, multicultural, and globally distributed team.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary.
  • Remote position, ideally on East Coast.
  • Strong annual bonus incentive.
  • Excellent benefits package.
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Job summary

Life Sciences
Sub Sector
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
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Samantha Kidd
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