Director of Oncology Business Development (all genders)

Posted 12 Jul 2019

Darmstadt, Hesse - Germany

Req Id 194837


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our around 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Your role:


The Director of Oncology Business Development will be responsible for executing strategic transactions for the Oncology Franchise.  Under the framework of the Oncology strategy, the individual will work closely with the Head of Oncology BD, the Franchise team members in commercial and R&D, and colleagues across all functions to plan and execute transactions of multiple deal structures including in/out-licensing, collaborations, combination studies, financing and M&A evaluation.

He/she will support and/or drive the identification and evaluation of partnering opportunities as appropriate, lead cross-functional teams and will actively manage and/or conduct the assessment and communication of the business case.  The individual will negotiate terms with partners and gain internal feedback and approvals from various levels within the company including the Franchise leadership team.  Furthermore, this individual is a self-starter and must be able to work independently to execute transactions.


Who you are:


  • PhD or advanced degree in science or engineering preferred, MBA from a top-level university preferred
  • Fluency in English
  • 10+ years industry experience with 5+ years in BD
  • Proven track record of strong negotiation and deal closures
  • Strong project management and leadership skills; ability to multi-task
  • Strategic and analytical thinker with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge in Oncology R&D and commerce


What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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