Director, Business Development

Position Type: Full time
Location: REMOTE

Position Summary:

We are seeking a Director, Business Development to be a key driver of partnering activities and corporate strategy. The person filling this role will report into the CFO and will have the opportunity to lead numerous complex projects simultaneously. In this high visibility role, the Business Development Director will gain first-hand strategic and operating experience while helping to build a premier biotechnology company.

The successful candidate will be highly collaborative, able to understand the scientific subject matter, and partner cross-functionally with internal and external stakeholders (most notably research, clinical development, CMC, New Product Planning/Commercial, Program Management, Legal, Regulatory, and Finance). The individual in this role will need to exhibit excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills, and the ability to navigate the organizational cultures and teams at MBX and with partners. The ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment will be critical to success.

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Drive and close corporate partnering efforts (e.g., negotiation, coordination of due diligence activities, financial models/analysis, analysis of transaction comparables, term sheet drafting, contracting etc.)
  • Work collaboratively with functional groups and executive management to craft and deliver external partnering interactions
  • Contribute to the refinement, articulation, and execution of MBX’s business development strategy
  • Develop and maintain various competitive landscape analyses, to inform deal negotiation strategy and overall BD strategy
  • Build deal models, conduct market analysis and actively contribute to the Portfolio Review governance
  • Coordinate the management of new partnerships post deal signing to ensure value maximization of the relationship
  • Manage external consulting partners (e.g., strategy consultants, market research) to update commercial assessment tools as needed and proactively seek out ways to improve assessments
  • Lead early commercial assessment and market research engagement

Job Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in a life sciences discipline; An advanced scientific degree is preferred
  • 7+ years of biotech, pharmaceutical or life sciences business development experience
  • Demonstrated track record of executed transactions (deal sheet) required
  • Strong scientific knowledge and clinical acumen, particularly in endocrine space; able to engage, understand and translate science into commercial insights and strategic recommendations
  • Strong understanding of development process; regulatory pathways, global pricing and access environments, and other factors that may impact a product’s approval and uptake
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, with proven ability to influence across management levels, functions, and organizations
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and project management skills


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