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Director of Strategy

Boston, MA

Company Background

Our client is a global, commercial-stage biotech company focused on discovering, developing, manufacturing, and commercializing innovative medicines for various forms of cancer.


With a market cap of over $22Bn, the team has strong goals for growth as they look to expand their portfolio of medicines.   

The Position

Our client is looking for a new Director of Strategy, who will drive growth by assessing, identifying, and developing new partnership deals and opportunities.


The ideal candidate is an experienced dealmaker with experience at a top strategy consulting, healthcare investment banking firm, or biopharma company. 


Primary responsibilities include:

  • Partnering with senior leadership and business development leaders to evaluate and identify new partnership and M&A opportunities
  • Analyzing market conditions and providing synergy analyses of new business ventures
  • Performing due diligence and working cross-functionally across the organization to facilitate deals and partnerships
  • Developing business cases and pitches for both internal and external stakeholders 

Qualifications and Candidate Background

The ideal candidate will have a/an:

  • Excellent track record driving projects in commercial due diligence and M&A
  • Demonstrated ability in value creation and can drive value creation from problem-identification to solution design to implementation
  • Ability to bring structure to complex questions with limited guidance and collaborate cross-functionally across the organization 
  • Ability to design strategic solutions with a results-oriented mentality
  • Proven command of technical skills and the ability to analyze and present data to C-Suite, as well as build relationships with senior executives
  • Academic background in biosciences required; MBA preferred but not required
  • Experience working in an international environment, especially with China, is a plus
  • 2+ years’ strategy and operations experience at a top-tier management consulting firm or equivalent experience in investment banking or at a biopharma company 


The position is located in Boston, San Francisco, or New York, with 10% travel. Our client is open to a remote setup for the right candidate.


Pauline Eballa
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