Located in Montreal and reporting to the Director, Business Development, the Manager, Business Development is a key member of the business development team, playing a significant role in three broad areas: scientific and market research, deal evaluation and analysis, and related project and alliance management. This role supports the strategic direction and selection of the company’s product pipeline, and necessitates comfort interacting with all levels of staff and management both within Knight and its business counterparts.
The ideal candidate is highly inquisitive and results oriented with a high desire and ability for continuous learning. In addition,
the candidate should be computer savvy with great communication and organizational skills as well as an ability to adapt to changing priorities. A comfort and facility for personal interaction and networking with key partners and business prospects is a must, in a very fast-paced and multi-task environment.
Identify and source new business opportunities.
Lead new product and company assessments including review of scientific literature, commercial and financial due diligence.
Build financial models for product and company valuations.
Manage due diligence with input from cross functional teams.
Support strong alliances with external partners.
Essential Skills & Requirements
University degree in a scientific and/or business discipline. Ideal candidate would have an advanced degree and a combination of both science and business education.
Exceptional analytical and research skills with high-level attention to detail and commitment to accuracy, depth and objectivity.
Excellent time management skills as well as the ability to prioritize among multiple projects.
Impeccable communication skills, both written and oral. Ability to translate complex ideas and concepts into cogent executive summaries and recommendations. Persuasive and diplomatic interpersonal communication style.
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite especially Excel and Powerpoint.
Self-starter and results-oriented: able to determine approach required to identify trends and draw appropriate conclusions.
Creative problem solving and flexibility to work with a dynamic team in a changing environment.
Strong people skills and teamwork.
Understanding of the biotech/pharmaceutical industry.
Experience with market research and data analysis.
Knowledge of IMS and Brogan data.
Financial modeling experience.
Familiarity and experience with legal concepts and contract drafting.
Ability to understand concepts and communicate in a professional environment.
Benefits of working at Knight
Competitive salary and bonus plan
Employee stock option plan
Employee share purchase plan
Flexible group insurance plan
Registered retirement savings plan
To apply, please send your CV to [email protected]
Only selected candidates will be contacted.
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