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Executive Director, Business Development I&I

Req #: 1800236
Location: Summit, Summit US
Job Category: Finance
Work Location: 86 Morris Avenue CELSUM 07901
Organization: Celgene Corporation
Schedule: 40
Employee Status: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Job Level:
Other Locations:US- NJ- Summit East


Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health.  We value our passion for patients, ​quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries, and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

Collaborate and coordinate with senior management, finance, global marketing, business development, and other stakeholders to help conduct portfolio review and develop and maintain Franchise LRP. Provide strategic insights, financial analysis and other business inputs into key strategic decisions and business opportunities. Partner with Business Development and I&I business units to identify acquisition/partner targets and conduct due diligence. Proactively search for new disease areas of interest and new business opportunities. Lead multi-function diligence projects to meet goals (e.g. term sheet, definitive language agreements and alliances) by leveraging relationships, motivating and influencing line functions. Provide benefit/risk scenario analysis of business development opportunities. Assess current and future competitors in relevant therapeutic and disease areas in order to provide analysis on competitor strategies, industry insights which will contribute to shaping the Celgene I&I strategy. Provide analytical and decision-making support for strategic objectives and decisions by providing strategic and financial valuation models to formulate specific recommendations on strategic options and investment strategies. Represent Celgene at external meetings, conferences, seminars to access new opportunities and to develop external network.

Skills/Knowledge Required:

  • 10 years+ business development experience; Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Science; MBA preferred.
  • Strong project management experience.
  • Ability to facilitate/manage cross-functional teams, work in a highly matrixed organization and with strong networks within small business, university, or venture capital community required.
  • Experience in pharmaceutical marketing and/or strategy required.
  • Executive presence and ability to interact comfortably with senior management.
  • Experience developing and maintaining complex financial models.
  • Ability to work as a team player and collaborate in a very fast-paced environment.
  • Strong scientific and industry knowledge.
  • Capable of carrying out assigned functions independently in an expeditions and thoughtful manner.
  • Strong oral & written communication skills.
  • Advanced business knowledge in all of the following is needed to assess the overall value of an enterprise: finance, sales and marketing, operations, drug development and related functions.
  • Ability to constructively challenge various aspects of a deal.
  • Requires a strategic orientation and ability to translate broad strategic decisions into firm, detailed financial implications.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of external healthcare business environment along with an understanding of competitive history and ability to forecast potential next moves.

Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S.
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