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Vice President (LSR)

Overview

Health Advances is seeking an established Life Science Research Tools executive or consultant to join its Diagnostics, Life Science Tools and Bioprocessing practice as a Vice President. 

  • Contribute to the Life Science Research Tools and Bioprocessing (LSR) Practice business development strategy and implementation 
  • Scope and sell projects to senior executives at LSR tools and pharmaservices (CDMOs) companies 
  • Oversee the successful delivery of projects in Health Advances core areas (e.g., corporate strategy, portfolio and test menu prioritization, go-to-market planning, competitive intelligence, forecasting, partner screening and M&A screening, commercial diligence, pricing strategy) 
  • Foster expansion of the Health Advances LSR and pharmaservices brand through periodic industry presentations and/or thought leading publication development 
  • Mentor junior team members and help them grow professionally 
  • Participate in periodic senior leadership meetings 

Qualifications

  • Strategy consulting experience for at least 4 years, preferably with business development responsibilities 
  • Track record of industry and/or consulting experience in the tools and pharmaservices space through the lens of product or services companies serving biomedical research (discovery, translational, preclinical and clinical research) and biologic drug manufacturing customers and investors 
  • Excellent strategic thinking capabilities 
  • Leadership/managerial experience 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Located in or willing to relocate to Boston or San Francisco 
  • Undergraduate, masters, or PhD-level training in the life sciences, ideally immunology, cell biology, cancer biology, neuroscience, infectious disease/microbiology, molecular biology, biochemistry, or chemistry 
  • International experience and language skills are not necessary, but valued 

Requisite Skills 

  • Strong interpersonal presence and communication skills 
  • Excellent strategic thinking skills and ability to “think on your feet” in executive interactions 
  • Must exemplify integrity, confidentiality and respect for colleagues and clients 
  • Positive attitude and eagerness to collaborate 
  • Ability to manage multiple and varied tasks with enthusiasm and prioritize workload with attention to detail 
  • Advanced ability to motivate others, provide mentorship and knowledge sharing. 
  • Demonstrated exceptional quantitative skills 
  • Demonstrated advanced ability to synthesize data and integrate the information into the larger project framework 
  • Must have advanced experience in Microsoft Office systems; Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint 

Health Advances will consider H1-B sponsorship for candidates who have PhDs in the life sciences and are eligible for a minimum of 24 months of an OPT (Optional Practical Training) from their start date. We have open positions in Zug, Switzerland, and Hong Kong for candidates with work authorization for those locations.

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