Senior Director (all genders) Business Development, Protein Homeostasis

  • Orth an der Donau
  • Aptuit
We are looking for an enthusiastic, passionate and entrepreneurialSenior Director (all genders) Business Development, Protein Homeostasis Full-time and permanentLocated at one of Evotec’s sites in Europe, reporting into the Vice President Global Business Development, Oncology.Evotec is recognized as one of the leading players in the protein homeostasis/protein degradation area globally and has signed one of the largest transactions in the field of molecular glue degraders. In addition, Evotec has established multiple additional protein homeostasis platforms and is developing an early portfolio of drug candidates.Evotec is focusing on investing in and developing proprietary assets including early-stage discovery programs as well as more advanced drug candidates up to IND. These programs cover different modalities and within protein homeostasis currently focus mainly on oncology.In addition, Evotec cooperates with pharmaceutical, biotech, not-for-profit and academic organizations in their drug discovery research activities offering a comprehensive panel of activities from target identification to IND through a highly sophisticated and integrated drug discovery platform.Within this environment, you will be part of the BD missions team to ensure and drive the future commercial success by taking responsibility for building high value partnerships within the protein homeostasis area in a collaborative manner with other BD and R&D functions.Your key responsibilities:Responsibility for Partnering & Licensing of protein homeostasis opportunitiesUnderstand and present pre-clinical projects and platform technologies, establish business plans and establish appropriate deal structures ensuring the best possible partnership outcomesServe as a known Business Development entry point at Evotec for internal colleagues as well as for our outside partnersContribute to identifying value / revenue generating opportunities as well as to strategic and conceptual discussionsYour ideal qualifications:PhD or Master in life sciences (biology/biochemistry), ideally protein science or protein engineering backgroundSeveral years of work experience gained in Business Development/Licensing in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry and having been involved in closing of several deals/partnershipsHaving a scientific background to understand and explain all pharmaceutical treatment modalities within their target space as well as state-of-the art (platform) technologiesA good knowledge about protein homeostasis with a sound understanding of the biopharmaceutical development processes within the different regulatory, commercial and market access frameworksKnowledge about licensing and contract negotiationsPassion for innovation and for working in a highly competent team within a global organisationIntercultural and cross-functional competence to interface globally internally and externallyStrong communication, presentation and negotiation skillsExcellent English language skills, German language working proficiency is a plusWillingness and flexibility to travelOur offer: A position within a vigorous and exciting professional environment promoted by an open culture and a spirit of community A diverse, international workforce with a dynamic working environment that fosters creativity, innovations and teamwork 30 days of annual holiday, possibility of working (fully) remotely, flexible working hours Attractive / competitive compensation with capital forming benefits, holiday allowance, annual bonus, and monthly allowance for public transportation (Deutschland-Ticket) To apply, please click on the “Apply” button and provide your application documents (CV and cover letter, including earliest possible start date and salary requirements). We are looking forward to getting to know you and to your application. FR : Dans le cadre de sa politique Diversité, Evotec étudie, à compétences égales, toutes les candidatures dont celles des personnes en situation de handicap.ENG : In the frame of our Diversity policy, Evotec considers, with equal competences, all applications including people with disabilities.