Director, Business Development -Cambridge

Location: Cambridge, MA, US

Job Description:



  • Provide support and leadership in various aspects of business development with specific focus on:

  • Helping drive strategic partnering for both in-licensing and out-licensing opportunities

  • Search & evaluation of new, strategic external opportunities including management of

  • cross functional scientific, clinical, and market / financial analyses

  • Supporting and managing -licensing opportunities including deal valuation, authoring Term Sheets and contract negotiations

  • Working closely with the R&D group in defining strategic and complimentary assets to be combined with the internal pipeline

  • Maintaining an integrated view of the competitive landscape for key tumors and mechanisms

  • Providing input into development plans for Surface programs with a focus on competitive threats / opportunities and commercial considerations

  • Concurrently manage multiple projects requiring prioritization in-line with group and corporate goals

  • Maintaining a comprehensive database of all company BD interactions

  • Representing Surface Oncology at external meetings, conferences, and seminars


  • Bachelor's degree with minimal 7-10 years' experience in biotech/pharma business development. MBA, MS, or PhD preferred

  • Must thrive working in a fast-paced, innovative environment while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient

  • Excellent analytical skills, including familiarity with financial modeling

  • Outstanding communication skills (interpersonal, verbal and written) including an ability to communicate complex issues simply

  • Strong leadership and project management skills

  • Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills

  • Scientific background and/or experience and knowledge of the IO space highly desirable


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