MANAGER OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Search & Evaluation – External Innovation
CASI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASI) is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the acquisition, development and commercialization of innovative therapeutics addressing cancer and other unmet medical needs for the global market with a primary commercial focus on China. We focus on building a pipeline through mutually beneficial business development transactions. Our strategy leverages our resources and expertise in China to develop and commercialize innovative products in China and other markets.
We are a NASDAQ-listed company. Although we are headquartered in Rockville, Maryland with R&D operations in Beijing, we welcome and will consider a remote-based position, particularly in the San Francisco area, Boston or other strategic locations. The position can be director level, depending on the candidate’s experience and skill set.
We are currently seeking a Manager of Business Development, Search & Evaluation for External Innovation, who will work with and report to the VP of Business Development. The Manager will search and evaluate new opportunities that will support executing the business strategy of the Company with the goal of developing prospects with biotech and pharmaceutical companies looking to expand into the Chinese region and report these opportunities to the VP of Business Development. Specifically, we are looking for regional rights with regard to innovative, patented therapeutics currently in late-stage clinical trials that are not currently available or approved in China, or earlier-stage products in innovative areas.
The Manager will identify corporate alliances for drug candidates to be developed in China and work with the VP of Business Development to execute on these opportunities. The candidate would assist the VP of Business Development by attending meetings and industry conferences. It is imperative that the potential candidate becomes familiar with CASI’s products and strategies to facilitate presenting the programs to potential partners.
Successful candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in business or a scientific discipline; a degree in a life science plus a M.B.A. would be ideal. A minimum of 5 years of transactional business development experience. The ideal candidate must have strong technical/scientific skills as well as experience in the biotech/pharma industry in order to assist the VP, of Business Development in attending partnering meetings, scientific/clinical conferences and search multiple sources for new BD leads. Excellent presentation, oral, and written communications skills are a must. Candidate must be able to prioritize and juggle multiple projects and opportunities at once.
CASI offers an excellent compensation and benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer. Please send resume, cover letter, and any supporting materials to CASI’s human resources, attn.: firstname.lastname@example.org. All candidates must successfully pass a criminal background check.