Business Development & Licensing Manager , One Leading Pharmace

Job Title: Business Development & Licensing Manager , One Leading Pharmace
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Shanghai, China
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: CZ202347_1518417865
Contact Name: Cherry Zhu
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 12, 2018 14:44

Job Description

Our client, one leading pharmaceutical company is seeking a BD & Licensing Manager, Profile Search & Selection is acting as the Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Report to: Associate Director, Finance

Location: Shanghai


  • Identify new partnering opportunities across discovery technologies and therapeutic areas from China in the areas of interest to our internal stakeholders and matching our stakeholder's criteria for innovative medicines
  • Search scientific and business development databases to identify business development and licensing opportunities in accordance with the disease area strategies
  • Identify external partners working in the areas of interest to partnering teams and our internal stakeholders
  • Screen external proposals, identify those of interest and respond to potential partners as appropriate
  • Build trusting relationships with external partners
  • Attend therapeutic, partnering and investor conferences and network with biotechnology companies and associations, key opinion leaders, investors, venture funds, medical and scientific communities
  • Establish connection and organize and participate in meetings with target companies
  • Analyze and summaries meeting outcome and follow-up next steps
  • Maintain relationship with target companies, positioning company's for future opportunities

Facilitate communications and interactions with internal colleagues in evaluation, diligence, and transaction processes

  • Work closely in collaboration with other colleagues within company's Partnering
  • Establish and maintain relationships with Pharma colleagues, as required by deal activities, with particular emphasis on China based local, regional and global functions
  • Influence your own development. You're looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.
  • Have the ability to work in a complex cross-functional environment with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Be strong team player who is able to work in a matrix team environment
  • Act as an effective networker who shares knowledge within the relevant teams
  • Be adaptability and flexibility in a fast paces working environment
  • With a sense of urgency and 'speed' to complete activities
  • Enjoy working with different people and have strong interpersonal skills


  • You have good technical skills - PhD in biological or chemical science and/or MD. An MBA in addition to technical degree is a plus.
  • You have at least 7 years' work experience from pharma or biotech in Research, Development, or Business functions, preferably in MNC business development.
  • You have good understanding of pharma industry and its working environment as well as organizational matrix
  • You are fluent in English and Mandarin with excellent communication skills