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Senior Manager, Business Development

Life, Physical, and Social Science



Full Time


Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Job Description About This Role The Sr. Manager, Business and Corporate Development will support target screening and evaluation, assessment of potential targets and execution of Business Development and Licensing, M&A and other transactions that enable and accelerate Biogen’s long-term strategy. This individual will support and lead projects, execute due diligence, contribute in the creation of presentations to senior leadership committees, and contribute to the development of transaction strategy and tactics. This role will report to the Director of Business Development. What You'll Do Support Business Development and Licensing and M&A target screening and evaluation process from identification of external opportunities through to contract negotiation Manage and lead the business development project process related to biosimilars and other new business areas Help to manage cross-functional teams to lead due diligence and build the business case for potential transactions Provide support for Business Development and M&A and other corporate transactions in partnership with Corporate Development, Corporate Finance, Commercial, R&D, and other functions Understand strategy of the organization and work collaboratively across the organization to identify, evaluate, and, as appropriate, execute transactions. Qualifications Skills 5+ years in biotech, pharmaceutical, management consulting, or investment banking environments; corporate development or search & evaluation experience strongly preferred Understanding of and experience with Business Development and/or M&A process, including due diligence, valuation, financial, legal, and operational considerations Experience assessing potential M&A / BD transactions Deep understanding of key drivers of value for transactions and how they can be measured and quantified; outstanding analytic and strategic skills High degree of comfort managing through significant ambiguity and complexity Highly motivated, results-oriented individual who is likely to have significant experience and/or training in a high intensity environment Understanding of the drug development process and working knowledge of the essential activities for key functional areas Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills, including specifically, the skills needed to manage difficult conversations and interactions as they arise Education: Undergraduate degree required; preferably scientific, medical or business. Advanced degree preferred (MBA) Additional Information Why Biogen? Our mission to find therapies for neurological and rare diseases is a unique focus within our industry and this shared purpose is what connects us as a team. We work together to overcome obstacles and to follow the science. We are resilient as we strive to make an impact on our patients’ lives and on changing the course of medicine. Together, we pioneer. Together, we thrive.